Worldometers Count of Cumulative US COVID Deaths Will Pass 500,000 Tomorrow

Worldometers reports a count of over 497,000 total COVID deaths in the USA with about 9 hours left on Sunday Feb 14, 2021. Worldometers had a count of 496,063 total COVID deaths in the USA for Feb 13, 2021. Worldometers will report over 500,000 total COVID deaths in the USA on Monday Feb 15, 2021. …

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US Passing 500,000 Cumulative Covid Deaths in One Week and Maybe 1 Million This Summer

The US currently records 474,915 deaths from COVID and the seven day average or daily deaths is over 3000 per day. This will likely update to about 476,000 deaths by the end of the day Feb 7, 2021. UPDATE – adjusted for variance between IHME and Worldometers reporting of death totals on Jan 29. Feb …

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Making Flu Vaccination Over Twice as Effective With a Pro-Active Public Health System

Flu vaccination effectiveness has ranged from 10-60% over the past 20 years. This compares with the 90+% effectiveness of the new COVID-19 vaccines. The reason for this is that national health agencies monitor a few thousand samples globally and then ramp up chicken egg production of flu vaccines six months in advance of the fall …

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Trump On Dexamethasone Steroid But Possible Discharge to White House Tomorrow

There was another update on President Trump’s COVID from Walter Reed and the medical team. Trump is now getting the steroid Dexamethasone. This was due to oxygen levels getting to around 94. The steroid Dexamethasone was given to patients in the UK. COVID patients requiring only oxygen, mortality was cut by about one fifth. Trump …

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A Truly Effective Mask Wearing Level is 99% Not 80%. US Seat Belt Wearing is 91%

More public mask-wearing is very important to curbing the spread of COVID-19, but is 80% of the population complying with mask-wearing good enough? Above the picture shows Mask compliance but no seatbelt. Getting to Hong Kong levels of 99% mask-wearing and other new hand and surface hygiene levels will require technology, ergonomics, policy and other …

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Coronavirus Antibody Immunity Fades by 70% Within 2-3 Months

Antibody levels found in recovered COVID-19 patients fell sharply in 2-3 months after infection for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, according to a Chinese study published in Nature Medicine. This raises questions about the length of any immunity against the novel coronavirus. Published: 18 June 2020 – Clinical and immunological assessment of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections. …

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-20% World GDP in Second Quarter Forces 500 Million Back into Extreme Poverty

The number of people living in poverty in the world could increase, in comparison to the status quo in 2018, by between 85–135 million under a 5 percent contraction, by between 180–280 million under a 10 percent contraction, and, startlingly, between 420–580 million people under a per capita income or consumption contraction of 20 percent. …

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Mass Masks and Frequent Hand Cleaning to Reduce COVID Spread by Up to 90%

Wearing face masks in the community is now generally accepted as highly effective in reducing disease spread. Interventions that bring moderate benefits to individuals can have large population benefits. Seatbelt wearing is one such example. The use of masks and hand cleaning by the community can be like herd immunity after vaccination. Physical interventions work …

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COVID-19 Infected Levels: 14% New York and 5% California

COVID-19 antibody test studies are showing that about 14% have already had the disease in New York and about 5% in California. New York City and Long Island have about 20% infection rates. About 2.7 million people in the state of New York had the disease at some point and their bodies developed antibodies. SOURCES- …

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