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The difference seems to come from using different sources. From the wordometer website: For the COVID-19 data, we collect data from official reports, directly from Government's communication channels or indirectly, through local media sources when deemed reliable. The WHO on the other hand collects their own data. I haven't found a detailed explanation but ...


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Well let's look at the title of the page: University of Western Australia - NO Record of Isolation or Purification of CoV By Anyone Ever! As proof of this claim, they show the response of a FOI request made to University of Western Australia. The request, in part, asks for all the evidence they have of any study or research by anyone/anywhere. The ...


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Actually, contra to Cristobol's answer, the company did admit staffing shortages, just on a somewhat longer-term time frame and related to the disruptions caused by the pandemic. The only proximate interference with staff mentioned in relation to this incident was something related to hotel rooms availability and on-duty time limits...: Southwest blamed its ...


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It has been denied both by Southwest (SWA) and by their pilots' association (SWAPA). SWAPA has raised objections to the vaccine mandate, not because they oppose it, but because it was imposed without negotiation. However, staffing levels remain the same. This was conflated with a scheduling delay that snowballed and resulted in the cancellation of some ...


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According to the study Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the risk of catching Covid a second time is 2.3 times lower if you had Covid and then got vaccinated, compared to having Covid and not getting vaccinated. I couldn't easily find how large the risk actually is. 2.34 times better than "one in five" would be excellent, 2.34 times better ...


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Summary: Two studies (SIREN from UK health care workers, the other from Israel - that's the preprint discussed briefly in Fizz' answer) comparing people who recovered (in the case of SIREN: sufficiently to still work in health care) with or without additinal vaccination against people who were not previously infected with SARS-CoV2.   Convalescents have at ...


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Supply chain arrangements are not required to be made public, although the regulatory agencies do know about them (due to GMP requirements). Regarding Pfizer/BioNTech's claim of non-animal cholesterol, it seems plausible because they have partnered with Evonik to make the LNPs, and Evonik also has a process to make plant-derived cholesterol, which they sell ...


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Yes, there is retrospective data that suggests that a Covid-19 vaccine administered (after some time) following an actual infection does improve clinical outcomes with respect to reinfection. According to one MMWR (CDC) study published in Aug 2021: This report details the findings of a case-control evaluation of the association between vaccination and SARS-...


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