Variants of Concern

Here is an infographic showing the current variants of concern and the subsequent data on the vaccines. We currently have lab based data available, but expecting to see human trial data shortly. We do not expect to see as drastic a decrease (eg 6 fold) in efficacy given that neutralizing antibodies are only one component

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

I’ve been wanting to give an update on vaccines, so this will be a large post giving an update on the recent happenings.   𝗠𝗼𝗱𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮: Reminder that this is an mRNA vaccine, requiring cold storage at -20C. Today they released (by press) their primary efficacy data that showed of 196 COVID-19 cases, of which 185

Quarantine vs Isolate? And for how long?

𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐥𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐝𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐐𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫? 𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐝𝐨 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝐛𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐮𝐬? . This has been a topic of discussion a fair amount lately, especially with kids going back to school and the POTUS’ testing