COVID-19 & Mitigations
Total 8 Posts
Focusing mainly on therapeutics and vaccines, without attempting prevention of transmission at a population level, is flawed public health.
There is no going back to a pre-pandemic normal – only forward to a new one. The world pre-2020 no longer exists.
The views of experts and health professionals on the Omicron variant, the government’s handling of the situation, and the lack of mitigations in schools as the NHS struggles to cope with the crisis...
Why breakthrough infections in people who have had three jabs shouldn’t alarm you. And why vaccination and protective measures, such as more face mask use, greater testing, and better ventilation, all have an important part to play.
Given the potential threat of Omicron, it makes sense to assume a worst-case scenario and plan for this, rather than respond too late.
The latest REACT-1 study shows what many experts and health professionals feared would happen in the UK without mitigations: a higher number of infections in households with children is driving the rise of infection in the 65+ age group. Analysis of the REACT-1 study results by Dr Deepti Gurdasani.