- A top public health expert in the United States warned that the number of Covid-19 cases in the United States could surge within a few weeks.
- Dr. Ashish Jha said that the United States has not vaccinated enough people to stop the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.
- Jha, Dean of the Brown School of Public Health, said, “Low-vax communities are especially at risk.”
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A top public health doctor in the United States warned that the country has not yet vaccinated enough people to stop the surge in cases. Delta coronavirus.
Said Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the Brown School of Public Health Twitter Friday that The number of infections in the UK has risen, Where the vaccination rate is high, it shows that the United States will not stop the surge in cases of the more contagious Delta variant.
Jha predicts that the number of infections will surge in the coming weeks because Delta Air Lines Become dominant Tensions in the United States. “The low-vax community is especially at risk,” he said.
This Delta variant Now accounted for At least 20% of new infections In the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Adviser to President Joe Biden of the United States, said he said on Wednesday This variant is the “biggest threat” to the country’s efforts to eradicate Covid-19.Rochelle Varensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stated on June 18 that Delta Air Lines will become the most Common strains of coronavirus Within a few months in the United States.
The Delta variant is It spreads particularly fast among children, Who has not been vaccinated-but it does not seem to cause Covid-19 more serious than other variants. Jha explained that in the UK, Delta has been dominant since June 18, with the number of infections increasing fivefold and the number of hospitalizations increasing by 80% in the past month. Although the United Kingdom has more people vaccinating its population than the United States—about 54% of Britons are fully vaccinated, According to UK government data, By contrast, 45% of Americans Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Jha added that the death rate in the UK is very low because “almost all elderly people are vaccinated”-about 94% of Britons over 70 are vaccinated. According to government data.
Then, in the past month, Delta Air Lines dominated the UK
So what happened?
In the past month or so, the number of infections in the UK has increased nearly 6 times
The number of cases in the United Kingdom is now 5 times that of the United States! !
Ah, you say-that’s an infection. But it certainly has no effect on hospitalization!
Real data from the UK It was shown that two doses of Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine provided 88% protection against Covid-19, preventing the symptoms caused by Delta. Data show that AstraZeneca’s effective rate is 60%.This is the latest warning from an American expert Using data from the UK Predict what might happen in the United States as the number of Delta cases increases.