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Dr. Gupta: No Matter the Variant, Boosters Can Provide Some Protection

Name: CNN


New Day

Name: New Day


John Berman

Name: John Berman

Employment: CNN

Position: Anchor

, Sanjay Gupta

Name: Sanjay Gupta

Employment: CNN

Position: Neurosurgeon

Event location
11/29/2021 08:12 am
Diana (staff)
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KEILAR And also the ░░░░░░░░ know when you re ░░░░░░░░ Sanjay at vaccination rate ░░░░░░░░ South Africa and surrounding ░░░░░░░░ that s not helping ░░░░░░░░ sure GUPTA Right No ░░░░░░░░ I think that s ░░░░░░░░ s very clear When ░░░░░░░░ look at the vaccination ░░░░░░░░ you can sort of ░░░░░░░░ them with with how ░░░░░░░░ this sort this sort ░░░░░░░░ variant starts to grow ░░░░░░░░ big question though as ░░░░░░░░ have talked about almost ░░░░░░░░ the beginning with these ░░░░░░░░ in terms of preventing ░░░░░░░░ versus preventing serious disease ░░░░░░░░ know that they can ░░░░░░░░ very good at preventing ░░░░░░░░ disease across the board ░░░░░░░░ that s likely to ░░░░░░░░ the case here as ░░░░░░░░ There is something known ░░░░░░░░ the cushion effect I ░░░░░░░░ this full screen together ░░░░░░░░ you I want you ░░░░░░░░ look at this When ░░░░░░░░ talk about escaping immunity ░░░░░░░░ think well is the ░░░░░░░░ sort of getting around ░░░░░░░░ antibodies The way to ░░░░░░░░ think about this is ░░░░░░░░ vaccines provide this sort ░░░░░░░░ cushion effect of antibodies ░░░░░░░░ more than you really ░░░░░░░░ So against the current ░░░░░░░░ it is 1 to ░░░░░░░░ 000 cushion effect With ░░░░░░░░ mutated virus it may ░░░░░░░░ to drop off And ░░░░░░░░ it is dropping off ░░░░░░░░ is the first indicator ░░░░░░░░ this sort of escape ░░░░░░░░ Again we don t ░░░░░░░░ that for sure but ░░░░░░░░ is going to be ░░░░░░░░ big concern And that ░░░░░░░░ make case a stronger ░░░░░░░░ even for boosters you ░░░░░░░░ to get more of ░░░░░░░░ cushion effect so that ░░░░░░░░ matter the variant it ░░░░░░░░ provide you some of ░░░░░░░░ protection BERMAN Sanjay you ░░░░░░░░ you were going to ░░░░░░░░ back to the issue ░░░░░░░░ is it making people ░░░░░░░░ sick And we we ░░░░░░░░ to the professor in ░░░░░░░░ Africa He said right ░░░░░░░░ no but it s ░░░░░░░░ early to tell GUPTA ░░░░░░░░ I think that s ░░░░░░░░ case Let s put ░░░░░░░░ that hospitalization graphic again ░░░░░░░░ is that particular province ░░░░░░░░ we re tracking very ░░░░░░░░ And if you look ░░░░░░░░ hospitalization rates over the ░░░░░░░░ three weeks they have ░░░░░░░░ up They haven t ░░░░░░░░ particularly high they ve ░░░░░░░░ much higher at other ░░░░░░░░ in the pandemic but ░░░░░░░░ have been going up ░░░░░░░░ again this is their ░░░░░░░░ spring over there So ░░░░░░░░ know we know that ░░░░░░░░ severe illness tends to ░░░░░░░░ a lagging indicator Two ░░░░░░░░ three weeks I m ░░░░░░░░ to be watching that ░░░░░░░░ closely to see if ░░░░░░░░ numbers continue to go ░░░░░░░░ Again we re not ░░░░░░░░ sure that that s ░░░░░░░░ related to this particular ░░░░░░░░ Omicron But it might ░░░░░░░░ And I think that ░░░░░░░░ how granular they need ░░░░░░░░ get when they look ░░░░░░░░ the data to try ░░░░░░░░ figure out is this ░░░░░░░░ fact, causing the illness.”
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