Weekend update, 12 – 13 December

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Global

Cases, 69,833,475

Deaths, 1,587,024

Most cases per million

Luxembourg

Lithuania

Georgia

Croatia

Serbia

San Marino

Montenegro

Slovenia

Sweden

Belize

United states

Czechia

International situation live map

https://health-infobase.canada.ca/covid-19/international/

UK

Self-isolation for contacts of confirmed cases, 10 days from Monday, all UK

Day 10, 2% still capable of passing on the virus

Also quarantine returning from high-risk countries

Cases falling in most of England and Northern Ireland

Week ending 5 December

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/articles/coronaviruscovid19roundup/2020-03-26#health

England, 481,500 infections in the week

One in 115

Scotland, one in 120

Wales, one in 120

NI, one in 235

Increased case, London and East of England

Positivity rates down in other regions in England and Wales

R number back up to 0.9 – 1

Deaths, W/E 27th November

COVID-19 deaths increased for 12 week

In the week, 3,040 (24.4% of deaths)

United states

Robert Redfield

Coronavirus will kill more every day for the next 60 to 90 days than Sept. 11, 2001

or Pearl Harbor

Deaths, 3,140 + 3,300 = 291,800

WW2

US Food and Drug Administration

Recommended emergency approval, Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.

Still needs to be formally approved by the FDA’s vaccine chief

Operation Warp Speed, vaccine deliveries will begin with 24 hours of approval.

Plans to rollout the vaccine are already underway. The United Parcel Service and FedEx are working with the government to send the vaccine to distribution staging areas.

Vaccine needs to be kept in a cold freezer and must be used quickly once it has thawed.

Pfizer, 6.4 million doses ready

Mass rollout, March or April

Russia

Cases, + 27,927 + 28,585 = 2,059,840

Deaths, + 562 + 613 = 45,893

(Russia’s coronavirus headquarters)

Sputnik and alcohol

Anna Popova, head of the consumer health watchdog

Komsomolskaya Pravda radio station

Stop drinking at least two weeks before first injections

Three weeks between shots

Continue to abstain for a further 42 days

Alcohol would reduce the body’s ability to build up immunity

It’s a strain on the body. If we want to be healthy and have a strong immune response, don’t drink alcohol

Alexander Gintsburg, vaccine developer

One glass of champagne won’t hurt anyone, not even your immune system

Prudent to reduce alcohol use by a reasonable amount while the body built up immunity,
no need to give up completely.

Crucial however

Three days before and two days after

General advice

Mass rollout

Moscow’s Polyclinic No. 3

Moscow clinic, No. 3 Branch 2

Information, government officials or vaccine developers

Sputnik V vaccine efficacy exceeds 95 percent and it is safe

Moscow’s deputy mayor, Anastasia Rakova, Phase 3 report

RCT, n = 40,000

Quarter get placebo

20,000 people had received both shots

272 got the virus

No serious side effects

Source: Dr. John Campbell

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