COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 33 ~ Post#916: NZ Delta COVID-19~ Hendy’s worst case scenario: 7,000 deaths a year

We look at Professor Shaun Hendy’s modelling (23 September, 2021) for worst-case scenarios in New Zealand for COVID-19 spread over a twelve-month period. See: modelling-to-support-a-future-covid-19-strategy-for-aotearoa-new-zealand [Modelling to support a future COVID-19 strategy for Aotearoa New Zealand] New modelling prepared for the Government by Professor Shaun Hendy suggests that New Zealand could see up to 7000 Covid-19 deaths…

COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 28 ~ Post#911: NZ COVID-19~ Anti-vaxxers

The anti-vaxxer There once was an anti-vaxxer “Silly Tim” Who thought that the virus ought not to kill him We pray the family Will still remain healthy A thousand cases in 8 days may chill him Alan Grace 11 November 2021 COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 25 ~ Post#908: NZ COVID-19~ Over 1,000 confirmed cases in 8…

COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 27 ~ Post#910: Mexico COVID-19 2020~ Deaths: Sex, Age, & Health Conditions

We look at this article: Mortality Rate of Patients With COVID-19 Based on Underlying Health Conditions: COVIDMortalityS1935789321001397a Are you surprised by the second sentence in the Conclusions? Excerpts from the article: Conclusions We observed that COVID-19 patients with underlying diseases, male patients, and those above 41 y have an increased risk of death. Particularly, age…

COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 24 ~ Post#907: NZ COVID 2021 ~ How many Maori & Antivaxxers will change their minds?

Maori and Antivaxxers Maori mainly resistant Antivax nonexistent Others are hesitant Really target distant NZ must be persistent Alan Grace 5 November 2021 How many Maori & Antivaxxers will change their minds? Retrieved 6 November from: https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-data-and-statistics/covid-19-vaccine-data#total-vaccinations COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 22 ~ Post#905: NZ COVID-19 Vaccinations ~ Will Maori vaccination levels mean Auckland…

COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 22 ~ Post#905: NZ COVID-19 Vaccinations ~ Will Maori vaccination levels mean Auckland COVID/boundary restrictions will stay until 2022?

Maori Second doses of the Pfizer vaccine in New Zealand was 50% or less (over 12) in these DHBs (District health Boards) yesterday (4 November): Northland Lakes Bay of Plenty Taranaki Hawkes Bay https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-data-and-statistics/covid-19-vaccine-data#total-vaccinations Also see: Today’s New Zealand Herald Friday 5 November 2021: https://genius.com/Dr-seuss-how-the-grinch-stole-christmas-annotated COVID Odyssey: Spring Spruce up 24 ~ Post#907: NZ COVID…