Coronavirus Update 125: Variants, Vaccine Uptake, Sinovac, Brazil, India, Israel
Professor Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.medcram.com discusses the dramatic rise in COVID 19 in Brazil and India, Global Vaccine Update, The Sinovac "CoronaVac" Vaccine, and new research on coronavirus vaccine efficacy vs. variants in Israel, South Africa, and other locations. (This video was recorded on April 12, 2021).
Roger Seheult, MD is the co-founder and lead professor at https://www.medcram.com He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and an Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine.
LINKS / REFERENCES:
Coronavirus Update 121: Johnson and Johnson Vaccine - Efficacy and Safety vs. Pfizer & Moderna (MedCram) | https://youtu.be/13qT7wLxkvU
If You Get COVID 19: Optimize Immune System (MedCram) | https://youtu.be/vN30emwcNS4
More Than 781 Million Shots Given: Covid-19 Tracker (Bloomberg) | https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/covid-vaccine-tracker-global-distribution/
How the Sinovac Vaccine Works (NYT) | https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/health/sinovac-covid-19-vaccine.html#
Sinovac: Brazil results show Chinese vaccine 50.4% effective (BBC News) | https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-55642648
Israeli data shows South African variant able to ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine (The Times of Israel) | https://www.timesofisrael.com/real-world-israeli-data-shows-south-african-variant-better-at-bypassing-vaccine/
Pfizer Covid Vaccine Protects Against South African Variant, ‘Highly Effective’ Against Disease For Six Months, Updated Trial Data Shows (Forbes) | https://www.forbes.com/sites/palashghosh/2021/04/01/pfizer-biontech-vaccine-protects-against-south-african-variant-highly-effective-against-disease-for-six-months-updated-trial-data-shows/
Pfizer and BioNTech Confirm High Efficacy and No Serious Safety Concerns... (Pfizer) | https://www.pfizer.com/news/press-release/press-release-detail/pfizer-and-biontech-confirm-high-efficacy-and-no-serious
India bans remdesivir exports as COVID-19 cases surge (Aljazeera) | https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/11/india-bans-remdesivir-exports-as-covid-19-cases-continue-to-rise
Chile Covid-19 vaccination drive adds to Sinovac efficacy data (S. China Morning Post) | https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3128886/chile-covid-19-vaccination-drive-adds-sinovac-efficacy-data
Evidence for increased breakthrough rates of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern in BNT162b2 mRNA vaccinated individuals (medRxiv) | https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.04.06.21254882v1.full.pdf
Covid-19: Why have deaths soared in Brazil? (BBC News) | https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-56663217
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