Well, there goes my dream vacation.Cases of COVID-19 have been reaching record levels on a daily basis in Quebec, including more than 4,500 on Monday as the Omicron variant takes hold on the province.apple.news
Quebec closing. Oh well.
And around and around we go . Are you bored yet .If you have two vaccine doses, get a third, he said. And if you’ve only had one, or none, get more, he said.
Furness believes that having three doses of vaccine will help us fight the virus down the road, even if it won’t save Canada from Omicron in the next month.
“Once Omicron cases fall, they will fall in part because of increasing immunization, and Omicron will not come back because of increased immunization,” he said.
Omicron is spreading faster than we can give people third doses of COVID-19 vaccine, experts say, though it's still worth getting a third shot.apple.news
It’s going on two years and I’m more tired than bored. We’re going into the holidays where we can actually see our families this time around….And around and around we go . Are you bored yet .
Of course we as a country have less ICU capacity then we did prior to implementing the vaunted Canada Health act sometime around 1970 and they were always at and above 95% capacity prior to Covid . Not much room for health emergencies like an actual pandemic . Of course we have added no new capacity since the onset of Covid and have actually fired or laid off a large percentage of health care professionals due to non compliance with vaccine mandates .When we are being told the lockdowns are to prevent an overwhelmed hospital system yes they pretty much are .
I hope your heart health stays normal .Canada marked Boxing Day by crossing another COVID-19 milestone, surpassing two million total cases despite many jurisdictions not reporting numbers over the holiday weekend, and as hospitals brace for the still unknown impact on admissions.
While Omicron is leading to many more breakthrough infections in vaccinated people, doctors on the frontlines this weekend reported the same thing that the data show: Vaccinations are still protecting against severe illness.
“If you believe that Omicron is a milder variant, that seems to be true only for the vaccinated,” David Jacobs, a radiologist at Humber River Hospital, posted on Twitter Sunday. “For the unvaccinated, let me tell you that from an imaging point of view, it still results in a severe pneumonia.”
COVID-19 cases in Canada top two million as hospitals brace for Omicron wave’s unknowns — The Globe and MailHealth care staff, governments are on edge as they wait to see whether the sharp rise in case counts will have a domino effect on hospitals and intensive-care unitsapple.news
On that note, My Girlfriend & I each got our second booster this morning (3 Phizers & a Moderna at this point) and the annual Influenza vaccination.
Assuming it’ll be a couple weeks now at most before this blows thickly across the prairies for Trudeau to point his finger at (but surely not at Quebec!!), now is the time for a fresh booster.
Ditto? Happy New Year.I hope your heart health stays normal .