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The origin of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is still not determined

None of these scenarios have been ruled out: The virus is of completely natural origin, most likely originating in a bat population, possibly crossing over another species and finally to humans. The original virus or bat population has yet to … Continue reading

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Det er dybt uansvarligt

Det er efter min opfattelse dybt uansvarligt at man er stoppet med AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccinen mod COVID-19. Det er også min opfattelse at det er en politisk beslutning fremfor en lægefaglig beslutning og at myndighederne skjuler deres ansvar bag en facade … Continue reading

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How the mRNA vaccine works

This is short and sweet: (twitter) The rest of Rob Swanda’s thread is a little more detailed.

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Why are children not getting COVID-19?

This paper points to a possible reason why children below the of 14 may be protected against COVID-19: The MMR (Danish: MFR) vaccine. Specifically, the mumps (Danish: fåresyge) vaccine, of which seropositivity decreases substantially over time, the paper finds that … Continue reading

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“90%? Pfft, ours is at 94,5%”

Ah, a lot of news about vaccines coming this month. Like Pfizer’s impressive-but-still-preliminary report of possibly having a 90% effective COVID-19 vaccine, now topped by Moderna’s more-impressive-but-also-still-preliminary report of possibly reaching 94,5% efficiency. If true, if side-effects are mostly negligible, … Continue reading

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Good news regarding (potential) COVID-19 vaccine

As I wrote a short while ago, I think a vaccine is possible as it appears that exposure to SARS have created an immune response for SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19. And this preliminary report regarding one of the vaccines being tested … Continue reading

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Angående mundbind og alt hvad der skrives om dem pt

Læs ScienceBlog’s “Virker mundbind?” om hvorfor den undersøgelse der tales så meget om i medierne i øjeblikket har svært ved at blive publiseret og hvorfor den nok alligevel ikke kan sige ret meget. Jeg tror mundbind er relativt effektive til … Continue reading

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This is deeply irresponsible

This headline is irresponsible – while technical correct, it is misleading and will undoubtedly lead to mistrust and, considering we are in a deadly pandemic, deaths: (via twitter and Reuters directly) If you read the article closely – and who … Continue reading

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Mask, social distancing and changing risks

This chart is great, not only at showing the risk categories but also how to lower risk of transmission of COVID-19: To reduce risk you must try to move from one block to a block on the left and/or above; … Continue reading

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Bad news for herd immunity, but otherwise good news

Regarding the news of the first confirmed reinfected COVID-19 patient, this tells us two things. First, his immune system reacted as it should with a heightened secondary immunity response, protecting him from the disease. Second, it did not protect him … Continue reading

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