Vaccine immunity “doesn’t just disappear with variants”


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Experts expect “gradual erosion” of vaccine protection-OLI SCARFF / AFP

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Imported coronavirus variants are unlikely to return blockade relief to “Square One,” as immunity from the vaccine “does not just disappear,” according to key figures on the UK Vaccination Commission.

Professor Adam Finn, a member of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Vaccination, hopes for a “gradual erosion” of vaccine protection as the virus evolves, as one major scientist predicted. Said that the prime minister’s roadmap was not enough to “scoop”. ..

On Friday, Danny Altmann of Imperial College said “We need to be terribly worried.” After 77 cases of Covid-19 mutations first discovered in India with potential vaccine disruption were identified in the United Kingdom.

“They (variants of concern) are the ones that can most destroy our escape plans at the moment and give us a third wave. They are worrisome,” said Professor Altman.

Professor Finn said immunology experts thought he was “a little pessimistic” about his assessment.

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05:42 AM

Canada records the second case of thrombus

Canada has recorded a second case of rare but severe blood clots associated with AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, but national health officials still recommend this injection.

Patients living in western Alberta who received a version of the AstraZeneca vaccine supplied by the Serum Institute of India are “treated and recovering,” health officials wrote on Twitter.

Canada reported the first case of thrombocytopenia-related blood clotting in a Quebec woman who received the same shot on Tuesday.

Thrombus formation associated with the AstraZeneca vaccine remains “very rare,” and Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada said they still believe that the benefits of the vaccine “outweigh the potential risks.”

05:16 AM

“Australia is not in a hurry to open those borders”

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday that Australia has not rushed to reopen its borders and endanger a coronavirus-free lifestyle.

Australia closed the border between all non-citizens and non-residents in March 2020, allowing only a limited number of international arrivals in recent months, mainly for citizens returning from abroad.

Border closure, along with rapid blockade, rapid contact tracking, and high community compliance for health measures, has made Australia one of the most successful countries in the world in controlling pandemics, with less than 29,500 cases of coronavirus. Limited to infections and 910 deaths.

“Australia does not have to rush to open these borders,” Morrison said.

“We will not endanger our lives in this country, which is very different from today’s world.”

05:14 AM

Only 8 countries make green lists for safe travel

According to industry modeling, the United States, Gibraltar, Israel and Iceland are just eight countries on the government’s “green” list for safe travel from May 17th.

An analysis based on four “risk” criteria for government travel suggests that Ireland, Malta, Australia and New Zealand are the only other countries. Both are currently banned from foreigners.

According to a study by Robert Boyle of IAG, a former chief strategy officer and owner of BA, it is only likely that unquarantine leave will be approved if the minister plans to lift the ban on non-mandatory leave. The government has confirmed that it is a handful of “green” countries. Overseas trip on May 17th.

read more: Industry modeling suggests that only eight countries will create a green list for safe travel starting May 17th.

04:42 AM

Experts wondered that India did not participate in the “Red List”

Members of the Joint Vaccination and Immunization Commission said that people flying from India to the United Kingdom do not need to stay in hotels, given the proliferation of viruses in South Asian countries. I felt “a little confused”.

India is not on the “Red List” of government travel. This indicates that people who have stayed in these countries in the last 10 days have refused to enter the UK.

British or Irish people, or people with UK residence rights, can return from the Red List country but must be quarantined at the Quarantine Hotel for 10 days.

Professor Adam Finn said traveling abroad will continue to cause “problems” due to the “rage” of pandemics in India and Brazil, which recorded more than 217,000 cases in 24 hours on Friday.

“I don’t think the trip will return to normal yet, as we still need to be very careful to prevent the virus from moving,” Finn said.

When asked why India didn’t pick it up, a Downing Street spokesman told reporters that the government’s Red List of travel bans was “continuously being reviewed.”

04:35 AM

Vaccine immunity “doesn’t just disappear with variants”

Imported coronavirus variants are unlikely to return blockade relief to “Square One,” as immunity from the vaccine “does not just disappear,” according to key figures on the UK Vaccination Commission.

Professor Adam Finn, a member of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Vaccination, hopes for a “gradual erosion” of vaccine protection as the virus evolves, as one major scientist predicted. Said that the prime minister’s roadmap was not enough to “scoop”. ..

On Friday, Danny Altmann of Imperial College said “We need to be terribly worried.” After 77 cases of Covid-19 mutations first discovered in India with potential vaccine disruption were identified in the United Kingdom.

However, Professor Finn said immunology experts thought he was “a little pessimistic” about his assessment.

“We all expected the evolution of this virus to happen from the beginning,” he told Times Radio.

“You also know from other viruses and previous experience that the immunity that the vaccine gives is not just lost.

“It will gradually erode. It will never return to a square. I would be really surprised if that happened.”

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