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  • Is an even MORE infectious strain of Delta now taking off in Britain? Almost 10% of new cases in the UK are down to specific variant as data shows proportion has DOUBLED in a month (AY.4.2}

    10/19/2021 10:52:51 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 99 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10-19-21 | EMILY CRAIG
    A subvariant of the Covid Delta strain could be more infectious than its ancestor, experts warned today after data revealed the proportion of cases linked to the strain has doubled in a month. AY.4.2, as it is currently known to scientists, made up almost 10 per cent of all infections in England in the fortnight ending October 9. Virus-trackers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, which sequences thousands of Covid samples every week, say its prevalence stood at just four per cent in mid-September. Academics estimate it may be up to 15 per cent more transmissible than the original Delta, which...
  • UK Government Report: Vast Majority of Delta Variant Deaths Are VACCINATED People, NOT Unvaccinated People

    10/07/2021 8:26:00 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 60 replies
    National File ^ | September 28, 2021 | PATRICK HOWLEY
    These Are The Government's Own NumbersA Public Health England Technical briefing released in September 2021 entitled “SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and variants under investigation in England” has some findings that do not bode well for vaccine supporters. The numbers show vaccinated people contracted and died of the so-called “Delta” variant of Coronavirus at a far greater rate than unvaccinated people between February 1, 2021 and September 12, 2021.During the time period in question, unvaccinated people reportedly accounted for 257,357 Delta cases out of 593,572 total Delta cases (approximately 43 percent), and 722 out of 2,542 Delta deaths (approximately 28 percent)...
  • COVID SCIENCE-Delta increases COVID-19 risks for pregnant women; Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine antibodies gone by 7 months for many

    10/01/2021 11:16:05 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 10 replies
    by Reuters ^ | Friday, 1 October 2021 19:44 GMT | By Nancy Lapid
    Six months after receiving the second dose of the two-shot vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE, many recipients no longer have vaccine-induced antibodies that can immediately neutralize worrisome variants of the coronavirus, a new study suggests.
  • Data From England Show 63% Of Delta Deaths In Last 7.5 Months Were Fully Vaxxed

    10/02/2021 6:55:49 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 95 replies
    Twitter ^ | 09/30/21 | Senator Ron Johnson
    .@POTUS says this is a pandemic of the unvaxxed. Data from England show 63% of Delta deaths in last 7.5 months were fully vaxxed. Why won’t @CDCgov share US data with the American people? What is the justification of mandates and refusal to recognize natural immunity?
  • Stanford doctor says US has probably peaked in Delta variant COVID surge(Maybe, Maybe not...)

    09/29/2021 12:21:07 PM PDT · by Vendome · 12 replies
    MSN ^ | 9-29-2021 | Editorial Announcement
    There is good news coming in on the COVID-19 front. A new CDC forecast model put together at UMass Amherst predicts that COVID hospitalizations will drop by nearly half in the next two weeks. COVID death and case numbers are also likely to drop and a Stanford doctor says that the latest U.S. surge has likely hit its peak. "It's clear that the United States has probably peaked in its latest surge connected to the Delta variant and some states will see steeper declines than others and some counties within states will do the same," says Stanford's Dr. Jorge Salinas....
  • Delta surge appears to be peaking in US: Analysis

    09/22/2021 9:05:44 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/22/2021 | JENNA ROMAINE
    The Delta surge appears to be peaking in the United States, meaning a decline in new infections and deaths may be on the way, according to a new analysis. The COVID-19 Scenario Modeling Hub, a group made up of a team of researchers who produce a short-term projections of various elements of the infectious disease, released its latest updated projections on the trajectory of the virus on Wednesday. As the surge peaks, some states may still see an influx in new cases and hospital admissions before the cases begin to taper off over the next few weeks. "Any of us...
  • JPMorgan Analysis Makes An Unexpected Discovery: Delta Variant Only “Half As Infectious As Assumed”

    09/21/2021 9:53:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Nation and State ^ | 09/21/2021 | Tyler Durden
    Now that the Delta variant in the US has peaked in terms of new cases, hospitalizations and deaths, media fearmongering surrounding the latest round of the covid pandemic has understandably been quietly pulled from the front pages at least until such time the mu variant, or some other virulent strain du jour, makes a triumphant appearance and Fauci is again trotted across the mainstream media to distill a fresh round of fear and set the scene for a new round of restrictions and lockdowns, a cycle that will repeat at least until the mid-term elections which predictably will have to...
  • Delta Variant Death Rate Among Vaccinated Over 5 Times HIGHER Than the Unvaccinated in England

    09/03/2021 7:59:10 PM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 117 replies
    NoQ Report ^ | 3 September 2021 | Dr. Joel S. Hirschhorn
    A new report with detailed data from Public Health England provides some startling numbers. For the period of February 1 through August 2 there were COVID Delta variant cases for 47,000 people who had received 2 vaccine doses, and for 151,054 people who were unvaccinated. In the first group of vaccinated people there were a total of 402 deaths, and in the second much larger group of unvaccinated people there were 253 deaths. To get the death rate you divide the number of deaths by the total number of infection cases. That gives a death rate of .86 percent among...
  • More Vaccines, More Covid: Why are Case Rates Exploding in Areas with High Levels of Vaccination? What is the Best Hypothesis That Explains This Observation?

    09/19/2021 8:41:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 101 replies
    Becker News ^ | 09/19/2021 | Kyle Becker
    As the Covid pandemic continues to defy predictions about when it will finally be ‘over,’ there is a curious phenomenon taking place across the United States and around the globe: Covid-19 case rates increasing alongside vaccination rates.The textbook examples of this disturbing trend are the nations of Israel, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Israel is now experiencing its fourth wave, which is being accompanied by another round of ‘booster shots.’ Israel has 61.5% of all adults “fully vaccinated” (although the use of ‘booster shots’ throws the term into question.)The United Kingdom is experiencing another wave despite 66.5% being...
  • Absolutely Astonishing Success Rate of Ivermectin in Indian State Shreds ‘Horse Dewormer’ Propaganda: They always say we need to follow the science. Well, here it is. Let's follow it.

    09/18/2021 8:40:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 09/18/2021 | JD Rucker
    Editor's Commentary: When Daniel Horowitz over at The Blaze posted an article last month about Uttar Pradesh in India and their success with Ivermectin, I was dumb enough to assume mainstream media would be forced to report on it as well. The Blaze has a strong audience and the story was compelling. Certainly, corporate media couldn't sweep this one under the rug, right?Like I said, I was dumb. Nobody in the Mainstream Media Industrial Complex picked it up. Literally zero. What shocked me was that very few in conservative media picked it up, either. That's arguable more distressing. Since then,...
  • COVID Delta Variant May Become Completely Resistant To Vaccines Says Japanese Study

    09/17/2021 11:11:52 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 70 replies ^ | September 15, 2021 | greatgameindia
    1 Summary 2 mRNA COVID-19 Injection Made Delta Variant More Infectious 3 Immune Escape: How the Injections Could Make Variants Worse 4 Mass Vaccination Driving Vaccine-Resistant Mutants 5 Mu, Lambda Variants Showing Resistance 6 Is Natural Immunity Superior for Variants?A group of Japanese researchers released research (read below) showing that the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant “is poised to acquire complete resistance” to existing COVID-19 jabs. When four common mutations were introduced to the Delta variant, Pfizer’s mRNA injection enhanced its infectivity, causing it to become resistant. A Delta variant with three mutations has already emerged, which suggests it’s only a matter...
  • Family Publicly Blames ‘Unvaccinated’ for the Death of ‘Vaccinated’ Woman — Shouldn’t They Blame the ‘Vaccine’ That Didn’t Work?

    09/16/2021 7:36:17 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 45 replies
    The Liberty Daily ^ | 9/16/2021 | J.D. Rucker
    Even at a time when death and despair are so rampant in the world, we tend not to call out families that are mourning. But one family chose to use the death of their matriarch as a time to make a public political statement, so we are choosing to respond. An Illinois family is sending a message to the unvaccinated through their loved one’s obituary. It says the 66-year-old woman was vaccinated for COVID-19 but still got infected and died because others refused the shots. Candace “Candy” Ayers, 66, died from COVID-19 at an Illinois hospital Sept. 3, more than...
  • Study Shows Vaccine Will ENHANCE Delta Infectivity

    09/14/2021 10:20:20 AM PDT · by rxsid · 70 replies ^ | 09.14.2021 | Dr. Joseph Mercola
    Study Shows Vaccine Will ENHANCE Delta InfectivitySTORY AT-A-GLANCEA group of Japanese researchers released research showing that the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant “is poised to acquire complete resistance” to existing COVID-19 jabs When four common mutations were introduced to the Delta variant, Pfizer’s mRNA injection enhanced its infectivity, causing it to become resistant A Delta variant with three mutations has already emerged, which suggests it’s only a matter of time before a fourth mutation develops, at which point complete resistance to Pfizer’s jab may be imminent A number of experts have raised concerns that COVID-19 jabs and the mass vaccination program could...
  • CDC Claims COVID Is Deadlier Now, In So-Called Fourth Wave, Than It Was When Nobody Was Vaccinated During Second Wave

    09/13/2021 8:58:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    National File ^ | 09/13/2021
    Data from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) shows that US coronavirus death rates in the first ten days of September 2021 are nearly twice as high as they were during the first ten days of September 2020, months before the first coronavirus vaccine received emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on December 11.The fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US appears to be nearly twice as deadly as the second wave, which occurred months before hundreds of millions of people received vaccinations for coronavirus. According to data from the CDC, US coronavirus death...
  • Biden to Outline ‘6-Step Plan’ to Curb COVID-19 Delta Variant: White House

    09/07/2021 9:47:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 09/07/2021 | Jack Phillips
    President Joe Biden will outline a “six-step plan” to curb the COVID-19 Delta variant and increase U.S. vaccinations, said a White House spokesperson on Tuesday.White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters traveling with Biden aboard Air Force One that he will unveil the plan that will span “the public and private sectors to help continue to get the pandemic under control.” She did not elaborate on the details.When asked about whether any mandates would be implemented, Psaki said the White House would offer more details in the coming days but noted that the federal government lacks the authority to mandate...
  • Fact check: Study on breakthrough delta cases in Vietnam misrepresented online: Misleading article, written by Dr. Peter A. McCullough

    09/06/2021 9:31:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | 09/06/2021 | Jude Joffe-block and Arijeta Lajka
    CLAIM: A preprint paper by the prestigious Oxford University Clinical Research Group, published Aug. 10 in The Lancet, found vaccinated individuals carry 251 times the load of COVID-19 viruses in their nostrils compared to the unvaccinated. AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. The study is being misrepresented. It found vaccinated health care workers with breakthrough infections caused by the coronavirus delta variant had higher viral loads — the amount of virus detected in a person — compared to patients infected with earlier strains of the virus. Furthermore, other studies that compare the viral loads between vaccinated and unvaccinated delta patients found similar amounts...
  • Former FDA head Scott Gottlieb says ‘true Delta wave’ has yet to hit Northeast

    09/06/2021 1:30:26 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 49 replies
    Nypost ^ | 09/06/2021 | Jackie Salo
    Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb is warning that the “true Delta wave” has yet to begin in the Northeast — and predicted it would start soon after Labor Day. “I think there’s sort of a perception that we’re sort of through this Delta wave here in the Northeast because we’ve seen Delta cases go up and go down in places like the New York metropolitan region. We’re also seeing positive [tests] come down,” said Dr. Gottlieb, the former head of the federal Food and Drug Administration, on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Friday.
  • Delta Variant In Los Angeles: 20% Of Covid Cases Now Among Vaccinated Residents

    07/22/2021 3:36:31 PM PDT · by Tipllub · 38 replies
    Deadline ^ | 7/22/21
    “The Delta variant is a game-changer,” said Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said on Thursday. Ferrer announced that, as the Delta variant has become more prevalent in Los Angeles County, the percentage of infections happening among fully-vaccinated residents is also rising. In March, vaccinated people accounted for only 2% of all infections. In April that rose to 5%. In May, it was 11%. Stood at 20% in June. The rise coincides with the rise of the more transmissible Delta variant in the county, which now accounts for 84% of all variants recently identified. But, said Ferrer, there...
  • CDC Finds Over 83 Percent of Americans Had COVID Antibodies Before Delta Surge

    09/04/2021 4:14:53 AM PDT · by blueplum · 58 replies
    Newsweek via msn ^ | 03 September 2021 | Darragh Roche
    More than 83 percent of Americans had COVID-19 antibodies before the surge of the Delta variant began, according to a new study of blood sample specimens by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).... ...The authors wrote that "estimated SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence weighted for differences between the study sample and general population increased from 3.5% in July 2020 to 20.2% for infection-induced antibodies and 83.3% for combined infection- and vaccine-induced antibodies in May 2021."... ..."Despite weighting to adjust for demographic differences, these findings from a national sample of blood donors may not be representative of the entire US population," the...
  • Has Delta killed the herd immunity dream?

    08/31/2021 2:05:40 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 40 replies ^ | Aug 31, 2021 | By Paul RICARD and Françoise KADRI
    As the Delta variant continues its global surge, experts are questioning whether the long-held goal of achieving herd immunity from COVID-19 through vaccination is still viable. Herd immunity is achieved when a certain threshold of the global population has either been inoculated against a pathogen or has recovered from infection. But whether or not it is achievable with COVID-19, with the regular emergence of more infectious strains, is up for debate. "If the question is 'will vaccination alone allow us to dampen and control the pandemic?' the answer is: no," epidemiologist Mircea Sofonea told AFP. He said herd immunity hinged...