Roger Seheult, MD of MedCram explains how “natural immunity” (from a previous COVID-19 infection) compares with vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca) VS. the Delta coronavirus variant. (This video was recorded on July 24, 2021).
Correction: Strasbourg is in France (near the German border), not in Germany.
TOPICS IN THIS VIDEO INCLUDE:
00:00 Is natural immunity from previous COVID-19 infection strong enough against Delta variant?
00:32 Research study of 50,000+ patients from the Cleveland Clinic
03:07 Qatar airport study shows previous infection with SARS-CoV gives reasonable immunity against reinfection
05:46 UK data suggests low risk of COVID-19 reinfection among population
07:04 Study on antibody response effectiveness (from vaccines and natural infection) at neutralizing several COVID-19 variants, including Delta
13:33 Monoclonal antibodies shown to have little effectiveness against Delta variant
14:31 Patients urged to get both doses of Pfizer or Moderna, especially for protection against Delta variant
14:59 MedCram resources for medical providers treating COVID-19 patients and the case for lung ultrasounds
Roger Seheult, MD is the co-founder and lead professor at https://www.medcram.com
He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and an Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine.
See the video Dr. Seheult references about Lung Ultrasound in COVID 19: https://youtu.be/y5QJ5O3ldE0
LINKS / REFERENCES:
Can You Get Delta Variant if You Already Had COVID-19? (Healthline) | https://www.healthline.com/health-news/can-you-get-delta-variant-if-you-already-had-covid-19
Necessity of COVID-19 vaccination in previously infected individuals (medRxiv) | https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.06.01.21258176v3.full.pdf
Associations of Vaccination and of Prior Infection With Positive PCR Test Results for SARS-CoV-2 in Airline Passengers Arriving in Qatar (JAMA) | https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2781112
New national surveillance of possible COVID-19 reinfection, published by PHE (GOV.UK) | https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-national-surveillance-of-possible-covid-19-reinfection-published-by-phe
Study highlights need for full Covid vaccination to protect against Delta variant (STAT) | https://www.statnews.com/2021/07/08/study-highlights-need-for-full-covid-vaccination-to-protect-against-delta-variant/
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