DESERET NEWS – Dr. Anthony Fauci has a prediction brewing for COVID-19 — too much circulating virus could lead to another wave of infections.
Fauci told Fox News Sunday that COVID-19 numbers are getting better — there are less cases, hospitalizations and deaths as of late.
But Fauci said numbers could go back up if vaccination rates don’t increase.
“If we don’t do very well in that regard, there’s always the danger that there will be enough circulating virus that you can have a stalling of the diminishing of the number of cases and when that happens, as we’ve seen in the past with other waves that we’ve been through, there’s the danger of resurgence,” Fauci said.
Per CNN, there are about 85,000 coronavirus infections in the U.S. per day right now, according to Johns Hopkins University data … READ MORE.
“As long as you have virus freely circulating in the environment in society, jumping from person to person, that virus, by the fact that it continually replicates, gives itself ample opportunity to m
tate.” – Dr. Anthony Fauci
Deaths among the double vaccinated: what is behind the Australian statistics?
A small number of people become severely unwell with Covid even if they are fully vaccinated, but the data suggests they mostly suffer from other conditions as well
Melissa Davey, Medical editor, 19 Oct 2021
THE GUARDIAN – On Tuesday, there were 356 Covid-19 patients being treated in intensive care wards throughout Australia. Of those, 25 were fully vaccinated.
While the data points to the extraordinary efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines in preventing people from becoming severely unwell, being hospitalised and dying, it does raise the question:
why do a small number of people become seriously ill and, in rare cases, die, despite being fully vaccinated?
An intensive care unit staff specialist at Nepean hospital in Sydney, Dr Nhi Nguyen, said those who are fully vaccinated and die tend to have significant underlying health conditions.
Being treated in intensive care, where people may be on a ventilator and unable to move, added to any existing frailty, especially in elderly people, she said … READ MORE.