SimplyInfo.org; Covid Update 6.13.22

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FDA scientists say Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine is effective, but also raise concerns
https://www.statnews.com/2022/06/03/fda-scientists-say-novavaxs-covid-19-vaccine-is-effective-but-also-raise-concerns/

Babies Less Likely to Catch COVID When Born to Vaccinated Moms — Vaccination in pregnancy linked with 33-71% lower risk of positive test by 4 months https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19vaccine/99003

This New COVID Wave May Be More Like a Flood
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/06/this-new-covid-wave-may-be-more-like-a-flood.html

Welcome to the Great Reinfection – A repeat encounter with Covid used to be a rarity.
But now that Omicron has changed the game, expect reinfections to be the new normal.
https://www.wired.com/story/welcome-to-the-great-reinfection/

SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.2.12.1, BA.4, and BA.5 subvariants evolved to extend antibody evasion
https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.05.26.493517v1

“Battle Of Omicron” Being Won By New BA.4 And BA.5 Variants As Overlapping Covid Waves Hit U.S.”
https://deadline.com/2022/05/omicron-ba-4-ba-5-variants-increase-1235035960/

New Omicron variants are so infectious that South Africa had a 5th wave even though 97% had antibody protection
https://fortune.com/2022/05/30/new-omicron-variants-infectious-south-africa-fifth-wave-even-though-97-percent-population-antibody-protection/

COVID-19 was deadly to working-class Americans in 2020, researcher says
https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/covid-19-was-deadly-to-working-class-americans-in-2020-researcher-says/

“Anxiety and Depression Raise the Risk for Long COVID”
https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-research/anxiety-depression-long-covid/

New Hampshire, Vermont asked to test deer for COVID-19 – Maine is monitoring
the tests from other states, but is not actively testing deer for COVID-19.
https://www.pressherald.com/2021/11/26/new-hampshire-vermont-asked-to-test-deer-for-covid-19/

New York’s COVID-19 cases plummet 36.5%, omicron wave receding across state
https://www.lohud.com/story/news/2022/05/31/new-york-covid-19-cases-omicron-wave-plummet-across-state/65358036007

Alameda County becomes first Bay Area county to mandate masks again
https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Bay-Area-county-mandates-masks-17215847.php

Shanghai neighborhoods return to lockdown a day after restrictions eased
https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/03/china/covid-shanghai-post-lockdown-restrictions-intl-hnk/index.html

Physician Group Releases Guidance on Cardiovascular Issues in Long COVID
https://www.medpagetoday.com/special-reports/exclusives/99112

FDA posts new expiration dates for some at-home COVID tests – Depending on the
COVID-19 rapid test, the expiration date may have been extended beyond what’s listed
on the package. Here’s how to find out the right date.”
https://www.king5.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/how-to-find-expiration-date-at-home-covid-tests/507-747e30c0-614c-4e06-878d-5e82591b2f68

Pennsylvania governor tests positive for COVID-19 for second time
https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/3514542-pennsylvania-governor-tests-positive-for-covid-19-for-second-time/

We Can’t Keep Getting The Same Formula in COVID-19 Booster Shots, Says Immunologist
https://www.sciencealert.com/we-can-t-keep-getting-the-same-formula-in-our-covid-19-booster-shots-says-immunologist

Wastewater Testing Still Shows High COVID Transmission, California’s Epidemiologist Says –
Wastewater monitoring may show a clearer picture of virus spread compared to new county
data that relies on testing, which shows COVID cases may be easing
https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/national-international/wastewater-covid-testing-still-shows-high-covid-transmission-californias-epidemiologist-says/2914614/

China slams new WHO report suggesting further investigation into Covid ‘lab leak’ theory –
New study is a U-turn for the agency, which was criticized for ruling out the theory last year
and has faced accusations of being too deferential to Beijing.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/covid-19-urges-investigation-chinese-wuhan-lab-leak-theory-rcna32910

Beijing warns of ‘explosive’ COVID outbreak as Shanghai begins mass testing
https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/beijing-warns-of-explosive-covid-outbreak-as-shanghai-begins-mass-testing-1.5942840

Government asks schools to prevent heat illnesses by telling children to remove masks
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2022/06/10/national/schools-masks-heat-fears/

Vaccinated People Not More Susceptible to COVID-19 Than Unvaccinated
https://www.factcheck.org/2022/06/scicheck-vaccinated-people-not-more-susceptible-to-covid-19-than-unvaccinated/

Doctors say Santa Clara County could see COVID surge peak in late June
https://abc7news.com/santa-clara-county-covid-surge-peak-cases-sj-san-jose-updates/11939414/

Moderna Says Their Bivalent Vaccine Works Against Omicron —
Preliminary data show immune response greater than current booster dose
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19vaccine/99131

Moderna says Omicron-containing booster outperforms current vaccine
https://www.statnews.com/2022/06/08/moderna-says-omicron-containing-booster-outperforms-current-vaccine/

 

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