It's not the Pandemic of the unvaccianted
It's not the pandemic of the unvaccinated.
New PANDA Article here by Wilton Alston and Dr Shibrah Jamil
"We report a super-spreading event of Omicron infections amongst triple-vaccinated healthcare workers, infecting 21 of 33 attending a private gathering in the Faroe Islands." (Source)
"On the basis of 185 three-dimensional (3D) structures of antibody–RBD complexes, we unveil that Omicron may have an 88% likelihood to escape current vaccines." (Source)
Review of 5 studies on vaccine breakthroughs
"It appears to be grossly negligent to ignore the vaccinated population as a possible and relevant source of transmission when deciding about public health control measures." (Source)
"Breakthrough Delta variant infections are associated with high viral loads, prolonged PCR positivity, and low levels of vaccine-induced neutralizing antibodies, explaining the transmission between the vaccinated people." (Source)
"We present an investigation of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak that started from one unidentified COVID-19 patient, with extensive, rapid nosocomial spread among vaccinated, including individuals wearing surgical masks." (Source)
"Both symptomatic and asymptomatic infections were found among vaccinated HCW, and secondary transmission occurred from those with symptomatic infections despite use of personal protective equipment (PPE)." (Source)
"genomic epidemiology provides a high-resolution picture of the Provincetown outbreak, revealing multiple cases of transmission of Delta from fully vaccinated individuals" (Source)
"fully vaccinated individuals with breakthrough infections have peak viral load similar to unvaccinated cases and can efficiently transmit infection in household settings, including to fully vaccinated contacts." (Source)
Would you have liked to know this before you took the first shot?
a) That would’ve been nice
b) I didn’t need to know
Would you buy an insect repellant that does not repel insects but might reduce your rash, although you were not really at risk of a severe rash in the first place and you and all your contacts need to apply the spray every 5 min for it to work for you?