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Source: World COVID-19 News  Dec 13, 2020  3 years, 4 months, 4 days, 19 hours, 29 minutes ago

World COVID-19 News: Global Deaths Crosses 1.6 Million Milestone, Infections Pass 71.8 Million. Why Are Authorities Downplaying Viral Persistence?

World COVID-19 News: Global Deaths Crosses 1.6 Million Milestone, Infections Pass 71.8 Million. Why Are Authorities Downplaying Viral Persistence?
Source: World COVID-19 News  Dec 13, 2020  3 years, 4 months, 4 days, 19 hours, 29 minutes ago
World COVID-19 News: The COVID-19 crisis is escalating exponentially with the total COVID-19 deaths now crossing the 1.6 million milestone and reaching more than 1,607,900 as of Sunday (1700hrs Bangkok).


 
The total number of global COVID-19 infections has now reached more than 71.8 million.
 
The projections for total deaths and infections by the 31st Of December 2020 is that we will have more than 1.8 million deaths by then and also the total number of official infections should reach more than 82 million. The projections for the end of January 2021 is far more depressing as it is projected that the total global COVID-19 deaths will by then exceed 2 million and that official total global COVID-19 infections will cross the 100 million mark.
 
However if we were to consider the CDC and also the WHO comments a few months back that more than 10 percent of Americans and the world population could have already been infected with the SARS-CoV-2, then the world is really in a mess and it is is unlikely even with the vaccines than we will be able to control the pandemic.
 
Yes the vaccines will provide the benefits of protection but the problem is that it is most probably be short-term protection. And what happens thereafter and also if reinfections can occur and if could be more severe and if there is a possibility of antibody resistant strains of the SARS-CoV-22 becoming more prevalent are all unanswered questions.
 
In fact we are still not even sure if the vaccines will work or if they are just placebos? Some are even wondering if the emergence of the vaccines are a means to control social unrest that will shortly erupt if the infection rates and death rates keep on accelerating exponentially and more location shut downs appear.
 
But then, it should not deter Americans, the British, Middle-Easterns and Indians from taking the vaccines and in fact it should be made mandatory for all citizens of all these countries to have the vaccines while the rest of the world can at least wait and watch the effects and reactions first the next 6 months. After all the their governments and researchers and experts and even media and social media platforms have all assured all that it safe and effective.
 
In fact it is so puzzling when they have already confirmed that these vaccines are even up to almost 100 percent effective in some cases, why are they asking those vaccinated to still wear masks and practice social distancing etc?
 
In fact when the mass vaccinations underway, it would only make sense to remove all lockdowns and resume economic activity as per normal.
 
It will also be interesting the next six months to see the dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic ie the total numbers vaccinated before the anticipated protection weans off and the spread of the virus and the possible emergence of prevailing anti-body resistant strains. (Americans, Indians and British need not worry as most of the researchers in their countries have claimed that such a scenario