Archive for April, 2022

What’s The Best Brand for a Second Booster Shot for Covid 19

April 29, 2022

Already, a second booster is recommended for certain people at high risk of COVID-19 disease who could benefit from the enhanced protection provided by the additional shot.

However a strategy of simply adding booster after booster of the same vaccine may not be the optimal way to go.

We therefore need studies to see if there is a better way to optimize the vaccines, and whether the current versions of the shots are the best ones to rely on in the face of a still-mutating virus.

For now is there such a thing as a Better Booster Brand for Covid 19?

Sinovac Versus Pfizer Against Severe Covid Infection

April 23, 2022

A recent study published on Apr 12 is again being used to elicit fear among Sinovac vaccinated individuals.

It created a lot of stir in social media including twitter . Likewise am also being asked to comment of this issue.

The issue that Sinovac vaccinated individuals were 5 x more likely to suffer from severe Covid Infection….

Is this a real fact proven in the recent Omicron surges or not?

Living with Covid and Vaccinated in the New Normal

April 15, 2022

What to expect when We Return to Normalcy with COVID?

More countries are shifting toward a return to normal and learning to live with the virus. We know that Safe, and effective vaccines have been developed and we also have better understanding of how to treat people sickened by the virus in a way to prevent them from dying from the complications of the disease.

However, Two years after the pandemic began, a lot of questions still remain and among the many uncertainties are the long term risks and complications post covid infections… but unlike before, we now know a lot more about how to keep covid infection under control.

Since Alert Level 1 in our country, The markets are already crowded and Traffic is jamming the roads again. Malls are again packed with people including restaurants. More and more restrictions have been lifted.

But It isn’t quite how things were before the COVID-19 pandemic — mask mandates still exist— but with infections steadily declining, life in South Asia is returning to a sense of normalcy. Countries have slowly been opening up.

While experts agree that opening up is the right move amid falling case numbers, they caution that optimism should be tempered with lessons from the past two years.

How then should we live with the Virus?

Three Doses of Sinovac in Preventing Death from Omicron Infection

April 1, 2022

A recent study on our battle against continuing Covid-19 outbreak especially with Omicron variant clearly underscores the importance of booster shots for the Chinese vaccine.

Whether Sinovac if given 3 doses can protect us against Omicron in terms of Hospitalization and death has been an issue regarding inactivated virus vaccine.

The new study recently reported will be presented and will provide us a glimpse into the effectiveness of 3 doses of Sinovac against death especially among the elderly people.