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Coronavirus Epidemic Update 25: Vaccine Developments, Italy’s Response, and Mortality Rate Trends

welcome to another MedCram lecture on
the SARS cough to virus causing the kovat 19 disease this update is for the
25th of February 2020 and we’re gonna talk about Italy and China and then
vaccines this is gonna be kind of interesting when we get into that and
again here are the numbers that they are reporting so I’m simply reporting what
they are reporting and we’ve hit 80 thousand proper total deaths at almost
2700 total recovered 27,000 and so we’re up to a differential there of 10 times I
remember when that was almost on par in fact when it was even less than the
number of total deaths so whereas total deaths have leveled off we still have an
increasing amount of total recovery which is always a good thing let’s look
at the nucleus wealth site which I’ve found to have some interesting graphs
that are unique to it I’m gonna scroll all the way down here to the bottom
where they talk about the mortality rate or the case fatality rate and as we’ve
talked about there is a bit of a delay in measuring what the total cases are
right now compared to what the total deaths are right now there’s been a
question about whether or not you should delay the mortality accounts and look
back four days eight days or 12 days depending on how long it takes somebody
an average to die from the onset and in looking at those it’s interesting that
if you look at all of the cases outside of Wuhan in the rest of China you can
see here that if you look at a full 12 days out that the mortality rate or case
fatality rate reaches around the same asymptote as if you look at eight days
versus if you look at four days and that’s just under 1% if you look at who
Bay province which is where who Han is and you do the same sort of analysis it
all settles out again but not at just below 1% but just below 5% this kind of
makes sense if you think about the fact that inside who Bay where most of the
cases were their health care industry is going to be more overwhelmed and
therefore perhaps have a higher case fatality rate so you can take a look at
this site we’ll put the link to it in the description below we go
over to the world ometer as we have done in the past you can see similar numbers
here where I like to look as the active cases and the close cases of the closed
cases that we have 91% of recovered and been discharged and 9% deaths if we look
further on down we come to the latest updates for February 25th we can see
here that there’s one new death in South Korea another death on the diamond
princess two new cases in Italy and 60 new cases in South Korea possibly some
good news here in South Korea is that the 60 new cases that were seen today in
South Korea is a sharp decline in new cases compared to 161 and so this may be
that there might be a cluster in fact that’s what they’re saying that there’s
two clusters and that has to do with this church where they had met and this
may be the reason for the spreading and this accounts for over 50% of the cases
within South Korea let’s go over to another site this is my Reuters title
battle against coronavirus turns to Italy Wall Street falls on pandemic
fares over a thousand point loss on the Dow Jones on the 24th a couple of
interesting things here at kind of contrast what they did in China and
what’s going on in Italy of course in China things seem to be not rising as
fast and in Italy things seem to be climbing pretty rapidly and so they
talked here about China putting cities in lockdown Italian authorities are also
doing similar things sealing off the worst-affected towns closing schools
halting the carnival in Venice what they say here interestingly this is from
Reuters China’s actions especially in Wuhan the epicenter of the outbreak
probably prevented hundreds of thousands of cases said the head of the w-h-o
delegation in China Bruce Aylward the rest of the world to learn from the
lesson of acting fast they’re at a point now where the number of cure people
coming out of the hospitals each day is more than the sick going in he said the
surge of cases outside of mainland China triggered sharp falls in global markets
specifically in Italy as investors fled to safe havens and they talks about the
European equities markets he goes on to talk about the epidemic in
China peaking between January 23rd and February 2nd and they say has been
declining since dr. Mike Ryan the head of the w-h-o emergencies program told
reporters it is still possible to contain the virus and that it might
appear each year like the flu quote the virus may settle down into an endemic
pattern of transmission into a seasonal pattern of transmission or it could
accelerate into a full-blown global pandemic he said in Geneva on Monday and
at this point it’s not possible to say which of these realities is going to
happen goes on to talk about how the Trump administration is requesting a
billion dollars to deal with the corona virus now specifically what it is that’s
going on in China we’ve got China’s National Health Commission said that
while the rapid rise had been halted the situation was still grim he said over
3,000 medical staff have become infected most in hebei province surrounding Wuhan
probably due to the lack of protective gear and fatigue and we talked about the
fact that they a case fatality rate in Wuhan was higher than it is in the rest
of China we also talked previously about the fact that there was no protective
gear but we also talked about the need for sleep and the ability to sleep and
get rest and of course if there are a number of professional colleagues of
yours who are infected in quarantine that’s going to increase the load on you
that’s gonna make you more fatigued and hence we see videos of health care
providers in China collapsing and we hear a number of these physicians are
actually Sur coming to the virus so at this point excluding obaid mainland
China reported 11 new cases that’s the lowest since they started actually
taking figures On January 20th overall China reported 409 new cases on the
mainland down from 648 a day earlier there was a measure of relief it says
for the world’s second largest economy has more than 20 province level
jurisdictions including Beijing and Shanghai here we go
reported zero new infections whereas what’s going on outside of China while
things are taking off we’ve got 29 countries and territories
with a death toll of about two dozen according to the Reuters tally South
Korea 231 new cases making its total to 833 we see a couple of new countries
that have come to the table here Kuwait Bahrain Oman and Afghanistan they are
believed to be cases that have been to Iran in the past so a lot of things
going on it’s almost like a Tale of Two Cities it seems as though China has had
a huge hit but things may be on the verge of something different potentially
we’ll have to see and then we have Italy and South Korea which are taking off
want to talk briefly about another interesting article this is in the Wall
Street Journal we’ll put a copy of this link as well on the description below
this fascinating article which you will probably need to have a log in to read
it talks about this drugmaker moderna incorporated which has shipped its first
batch of its rapidly developed coronavirus vaccine to US government
researchers who will launch the first human tests of whether the experiment
could help suppress the epidemic originating in China now why is this
experimental well I encourage you to actually watch the video that is on this
site and you’ll see what I’m talking about but very briefly let me explain to
you what it is that’s going on there okay so normally what happens is a virus
here’s the virus goes in and infects a cell and what happens is these proteins
go on the surface of the cell when this virus infects the cell these proteins
here are very important because it tells the body that this is an infected cell
or that this for instance is a virus and what they normally do is they will
normally take the virus and they will inactivate it or kill it and they will
inject it in and what will happen here is that these proteins will induce an
antibody response in the body that allows the body to have many of these
antibodies already ready to fight so this is the normal
situation up here and the problem is it takes many months to create this type of
model where you can inject these proteins into the body so that you can
have these antibodies form against these proteins what they’re planning on doing
from what I’m getting from this article is something completely different in
terms of a vaccine what they’re really doing here is they’re having a cell and
because they have the genome of this virus they’re able to inject in this
case the RNA somehow into the body and this RNA will then go into the cells
which will tell the cells to produce the antigens which will then cause the
antibodies to form against it so in other words instead of having the virus
or the lab produce these antigens to inject into the human so that the human
can make antibodies what they’re instead of doing is isolating the genomic
sequences themselves having them tell your own cells to produce these antigens
and then these antigens are going to cause antibodies to be formed and that
is how they can do this much faster because they don’t have to go through
all the sequences of having this be done in other words making this they can have
your cells make the vaccine for you and then have you self immunized against the
virus and it seems as though this really hasn’t been done before and so according
to that Wall Street Journal article it looks as though they’re going to be
starting clinical trials in April and so that would be three months from the time
that they learned about the genome to the point where they can actually get a
vaccine for human clinical trials now this is a new technology and for some
people this may sound really cool for others it may be well what are the side
effects of this what’s going to happen when you’re starting to put DNA or RNA
and structions messenger RNA in most cases
in this case into your cells and tell them to make proteins that are foreign
to your body to cause an immune response it almost sounds like an autoimmune
condition so it’s gonna be interesting to see what happens and what are the
side effects of this to get a better understanding of this you’re going to
need to know about molecular biology and as it just so happens we have a video
that’s a primer on molecular biology because what we’re about to do is get
into the details of the corona virus life cycle and what it actually does in
the cell and how it’s different from other viruses thanks for joining us

100 thoughts on “Coronavirus Epidemic Update 25: Vaccine Developments, Italy’s Response, and Mortality Rate Trends

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  2. I'm glad hillbillies don't get Corona virus. We drink moonshine, not Corona. We have so much alcohol in our bodies that a germ won't come within a mile of us.

  3. Who on earth would listen to the WHO???? Had a lad here today. Two people in his town have Corona. He knows them. No confirmed so far here in the media!!!! It’s a load of b.s. Be prepared, I say.

  4. It is amazing to me that humankind accepts 1.25 million deaths per year from car crashes as "normal" That is over 3,200 deaths per day worldwide, plus another 8-12000 per day are injured or disabled. 9.1 million per year or 25,000 people per day die now from starvation, No worries, that is acceptable. But lo and behold, an unseen virus that has caused a couple thousand deaths total in the last 6-8 weeks – lets all shelter in place and save ourselves. For this to be considered a Pandemic, you need a 7-8% death rate by those infected worldwide, so far CoVid19 is around 3.5% death rate , only in China

  5. Coronavirus was detected on shopping carts in Walmart store in Rhode Island..didn't know you could catch that from a shopping cart..holy crap!

  6. You shouldn’t trust on Chinese reports for, as we all know, the Chinese are lying about the fair ups of this Virus, since the first day it happened. They also lie about the mysterious CV origin… no markets, no animals but Labs in China…

  7. Were it not so sick it would be funny. More are leaving the hospitals than going in. Yeh, I can believe that. Everybody is locked into their homes and arrested and sent to a Max-Security 'Hospital' if seen. Entire apartment complexes have their doors welded shut… nobody goes out much less goes to the friggin hospital. Shortages are now coming to term. Food rationing now beginning. As China demands farmers produce more the farmers are dumping their vegetables because they are rotting due to the fact they cannot transport them because of the lock downs. Classic Communist SNAFU.

  8. I live in canada and I’m starting to get scared cause I feel like they’re not taking it seriously enough because of the fatality rate but when you look at it from a different way, there’s is 9% of the closed cases that ended by a death. I feel like they should like put the country in quarantine by caution

  9. We can't stop this! We can only limit the amount of mortalities! Where did that roast beef come from? China! The supply chain for carnivores is tainted! It's in the water it's in the meat! the rain!

  10. I would become a vegetarian and eat all organic American produce! And don't eat embryo soup like China does! Don't eat that don't eat cats don't eat bats don't eat dogs! This is a result of barbaric behavior of human beings! Fact!

  11. To put these number in perspective one must understand that on average, 160,000 people die each and every day on this planet….

  12. I think they should take the vaccine for dogs and cats of the coronavirus and try to experiment with it and try to make a cure

  13. Umm… it ARDS or is it SARS, or is it COVID-19 ??????. Changing what this is called adds to the confusion and anxiety. IMHO.

  14. Alot of viruses can be prevented with how we handle cleaning. Laundry detergent and water mix or glass cleaner, surface cleaner and pin Sol mix, either helps. Because everyone is not a senior citizen no bleach.

  15. My brother constant joked about the virus, but when he hears that certain events for his anime group got cancelled in fear if the virus, he suddenly starts caring. It's good that he started caring but still 🙄🙄🙄

  16. People are over reacting like crazy. There is a bigger chance you will die in a car crash than the coronavirus… Ffs get a grip people…

  17. We need more info on: 1. liability for auto-immune issues for patients post-vaccine…who will be responsible? 2. what exact auto-immune diseases could be triggered by injecting RNA instructions into people? 3. what ingredients are used to preserve the vaccine culture? 4. is it less risky to forgoe the vaccine and take the 'hit' of exposure to coronavirus?

  18. I have a few questions. These said test kits. Are they designed for this specific strain of the coronavirus only? Why have no survivors i.e. those who have recovered come forth for interviews? Also if this is such a huge threat why is it now being politicized by the left, who as we know align with the globalists in the push for the one-world government?

  19. This is very scary, coronavirus is all around us. Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones, search this on youtube jMcX42AxAQk to find it

  20. Very helpful video. Precaution is always better than cure, each and everybody should be very much careful about this problem, take care for healthy future.

  21. Faced with the incompetence and shame of the Italian government, Japan is different. Japan found that the new crown virus was originally the birthplace of the United States. The Asahi Shimbun immediately issued an announcement stating the facts to make the ugly face of the United States public. This is the difference in personality.

  22. Iros acostumbrando por que este " virus" es para los mas prescindibles de la sociedad…mas de uno estara deseando!!

  23. Dude like seriously, you're my go to doc for these updates, just subbed for support, i wish you and your viewers to be safe and well, thank you for the updates man

  24. bro i have an presentation about how this virus messes up the society, thanks for providing valuable information and saving some stress

  25. There is a OBVIOUS hidden factor here. How do we know that ANY of this information is real? Because somebody told you? Obviously you have to TRUST that what you hear is true. Have you ever seen a virus? Have you even had the opportunity to look at a Electron Microscopic photo of one? How would you know if it was 2109 CoV? Do you know HOW these people are tested? Is it antibody testing or Real Time RNA/PCR? (Which the CDC recently found fault with and even discarded) So how do we "Know" all of this?

    We do NOT. We just blindly trust this information. Do you have the COURAGE to admit that we DO NOT have ANY way of confirming ANY of this data? is it possible that ALL OF THIS is actually [email protected]# $#*+ and we are being mislead? Seriously!!!

  26. It's the Diamond Princess I find interesting. Why? Because it's the only isolated group with fewer confounding variables as they were all tested repeatedly. There were 3700(?) people on a cruise ship who got quarantined together. Of that 705 got sick (so far) and 4 have died. There are about 35 in serious or critical condition. That puts a case fatality rate around 0.5%. That's a scary number, but not terrifying.

  27. Look’s like this flu campaign in plague inc is going nice, got discovered a bit early but it’s working its way up

  28. This virus is comparable to the great plague that killed millions of people years ago, people should avoid crowded area less contact with other people and try to be alone for safety reason until this virus is eradicated.

  29. What's with the collapsing, videos of people collapsing? It's like they didn't know they have it, going about daily business, and they drop.

  30. Yesterday, I saw a story about a woman who recovered from Coronavirus and then tested positive for it again. Do you know how this happens? Is it due to re-infection? Does this mean you cannot develop immunity to the virus?

  31. "Wash your hands regularly and use tissues they will protect you"
    Coronavirus: AW THATS CUTE
    –Find out what's really happening around the world with Coronovirus at the "Coronavirus Updates from Around The World" Facebook Group

  32. My brother was cured from corona virus…… Thanks Doctor If not for you my brother would have been a dead man by now… Once again thanks Doctor I am indeed very happy now

  33. I have a question. Will Covi19 cause a positive flu test A. I work an Emergency Room and we have tests for regular flu but no tests for Covi19.

  34. When America will disclose that coronavirus is a targeted biological weapon being developed in Canada and directed against China, when America announced that China is America, threat No. 1!
    The economic war with China failed, so they deployed a coronavirus.
    America is evil for the whole ecosystem and destroyer of the world ….

  35. Attention Prayer Warriors & Intercessors "In the mighty name of Jesus by your Holy Spirit, I command the coronavirus to stop spreading and command the coronavirus to DIE.

  36. To anyone reading this dont let some of the clowns in the comment section project there own fear onto you. Stay calm and courageous, got some of the most brilliant minds working on a vaccine

  37. Regarding China, let's not forget that people are not going in because they have been barricaded inside of their homes. THAT'S why their numbers are declining. I'm concerned about those people not getting food, & the children.

  38. People around the world need to get a grip. The flu which has a vaccine is also deadly yet people tend to spurn vaccination. A couple of years later after a vaccine will have been made available, i am sure many will end up not having it and everyone won't even care if you had fever or not ..

  39. Please expound upon the new way of developing the stuff needed for immunization using "RNA to tell the cell" how do you tell the cell? Thankyou so much for the time you've put into this SARS-CoV-2 events

  40. I know doctors are smart; but, you speak so well! I could listen to you all day.
    What type of doctor are you?

  41. I'm contemplating a "Sorcerer's Apprentice" scenario with this RNA vaccine from an RNA virus, but without the master coming in to save the day.

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