"The Brain School" JFC
What does that look like...I mean, how many bodies does that pile up? Exposure has to have a good chance to infect, no? How is this tracked? Do they have a good handle on exposure numbers? How is he leaning on a number like 6 months for "everyone" to be exposed?Exposed, not infected.
It's a model based on the reproductive number of the virus. They do it for every virus out there. Way above my paygrade. So if you're exposed briefly, but are wearing a mask and if you are fairly freshly vaccinated your odds are probably decent of not being infected. If your child comes home from school and is at peak infectiousness and mask-free, you'll probably catch it. Two entirely different situations. Both = exposure. One of two = likely infection.What does that look like...I mean, how many bodies does that pile up? Exposure has to have a good chance to infect, no? How is this tracked? Do they have a good handle on exposure numbers?
mehHad the flu in Japan for about a week in a half a couple of years ago. And I was there for two weeks. It was a 13 hour flight and I was selfish. I didn't stop being out and about. Wonder how many people I infected. Crazy times. In fairness I felt guilty about it the entire time so maybe that counts for something?
just over 2 weeks from submission to approval on 12-15 year olds
Usually approved around a month after it's submitted + we need to get the pediatric doses too so who knows what the timeline will be on this one. May head to the US this winter if there's a long wait for my soon-to-be 2 year old (2+'s possibly approved by late Q4 or early Q1 2022).
I do know Anita mentioned that they'll be working with Pfizer to expedite doses and their current contract with them anticipated this need. So we shall see. Good news is we won't need much compared to most countries and we really don't have many kids in the country to begin with.
Both like you said, but my unqualified opinion is rapid testing, ideally on the day of the game. Especially if it has been a long time since being vaxxed for folks. And if transmission is high in a city then rapid testing definitely >>>paging dr presto
i remember some convo earlier about rapid testing (within 72 hours) vs vaccines - which is more effective for controlling the spread of the covid...at say a hockey game?
(obviously both would be best)
AT-527 works similarly to Merck’s drug, molnupiravir, and was widely expected to succeed in clinical development. The problem might have been trial design. While Merck deliberately excluded patients who had been vaccinated for Covid-19, Atea did not, which might have skewed the results, according to the company. Merck also recruited only patients who had at least one risk factor for severe Covid-19, such as obesity or heart disease, while Atea required only a positive test and mild symptoms.