Time To Look At the Sewage in Cities

Research shows that sewage in large cities should be routinely tested to provide an early warning system for future outbreaks of lethal disease and pandemics and to be part of ongoing Covid-19 surveillance. This type of surveillance should probably be extended beyond major cities.   READ MORE: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/sewage-in-cities-offers-chance-to-warn-of-future-virus-outbreaks-1.4454739      Testing of sewage offers a relatively economical way …

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Will Colleges Demand that Students Have Covid Vaccine?

Will Colleges Demand that Students Have Covid vaccine? #covid19, #vaccines, #colleges Read More: https://www.chronicle.com/article/colleges-weigh-whether-to-require-covid-19-vaccines-or-just-urge-them   OPINION: It’s not just about you! Getting vaccinated provides herd immunity and protects the wider community.  

Allergic Reactions to Vaccines are Rare

There is a small proportion of people who have an allergic reaction to almost any medicine. You just need to be honest with people and put things in context. Read more: https://kfor.com/news/allergic-reactions-to-vaccines-are-rare-short-lived/  

People in Africa Face a Long Wait for Covid 19 Vaccines

The western world has already bought up 51% of the world’s current vaccines, yet they are only 14% of the population.  Ending outbreaks in resource-strapped areas is vital to crushing the coronavirus for good, health officials say: As long as the contagion exists anywhere, it can continue to seed and circulate.   Read More: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/africa-coronavirus-vaccines/2020/12/16/9696e228-3bc2-11eb-8328-a36a109900c2_story.html    

Why is Covid-19 Less Prevalent in Africa?

Turns out there is a higher prevalence of cross-reactive antibodies against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV-2) in the blood samples collected from sub-Saharan African populations. Africans have prior exposure to other human coronaviruses and have antibodies against them. Read More: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/health/health-news/428557-why-covid-19-is-less-prevalent-in-africa-than-the-us-study.html