INFORMATION FOR UK HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

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Israeli Covid tsar says first Pfizer jab not as effective as hoped and blames spike in cases on British strain

James RothwellTue, January 19, 2021, 10:47 AM Israel’s coronavirus tsar has warned that the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine offers less protection than expected, as he blamed the country’s surge in Covid cases partly on the new British variant. Nachman Ash said many Israelis had caught Covid in between their first and second doses...
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3 Questions And The Emerging Answers About COVID-19 Vaccine Protection

January 18, 202111:50 AM ET Richard Harris Twitter 3-Minute Listen Download Researchers are making progress in understanding the human immune response to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the vaccine to prevent COVID-19. Christoph Burgstedt/Science Source As the COVID-19 vaccine rolls out, three big questions loom. First, can someone who has been vaccinated still spread the disease?...
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COVID 19 Vaccines

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If you get COVID-19

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Natural immunity after Covid-19 could last at least 5 months

There’s some good news for those who’ve already been infected with the coronavirus. By Julia Belluz@juliaoftoronto Jan 15, 2021, 9:20am EST For the nearly 100 million people around the world who’ve been infected with the coronavirus, new science offers some comfort: Reinfections appear to be rare, and you may be protected from Covid-19 for at...
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The U.S. plans to release all the COVID-19 vaccines. Experts are worried

Healthcare experts are concerned about the vaccine rollout and whether the next administration can fix the blunders of the current one. This week, the Trump administration announced that it would release all the available COVID-19 vaccines from its stockpile to ensure more people over the age of 65 can get a shot. The move followed...
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Predictor of COVID 19

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Already in crisis, Texas hospitals treat record numbers of COVID-19 patients while preparing for another post-holiday surge

Health officials in Austin are considering opening a makeshift hospital as its intensive care units fill up. Patients in North Texas are being treated in lobbies or in hallways. And hospitals around Laredo, Abilene and College Station have three or fewer intensive care unit beds open, according to state data. A week into the new...
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First Texas case of more contagious coronavirus variant identified in Harris County

The first known case of a new and more contagious coronavirus strain has been reported in Texas, in an adult male resident of Harris County who had no history of travel, according to the state health services department and County Judge Lina Hidalgo. The variant known as B.1.1.7 was first identified in the United Kingdom,...
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