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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #465 on: May 03, 2021, 06:13:11 PM »
Nice. Though it is a bit late on the Hebrew calendar considering itís almost Shavuos.

Still have 6-8 weeks before most camps start.
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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #466 on: May 03, 2021, 06:17:21 PM »
Still have 6-8 weeks before most camps start.

1 week to approval. Then 3 weeks at least until 2nd dose (depending on how soon you get 1st dose), then 2 weeks post 2nd dose to be fully vaccinated.

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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #467 on: May 03, 2021, 06:20:48 PM »
1 week to approval. Then 3 weeks at least until 2nd dose (depending on how soon you get 1st dose), then 2 weeks post 2nd dose to be fully vaccinated.

I think too much stock is put in those 2 weeks post second dose for full vaccinated status. As I understand it, the second dose is more for longevity than efficacy. (I could be very wrong. I'm sure someone here will set me straight if I am.)
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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #468 on: May 03, 2021, 06:25:51 PM »
I think too much stock is put in those 2 weeks post second dose for full vaccinated status. As I understand it, the second dose is more for longevity than efficacy. (I could be very wrong. I'm sure someone here will set me straight if I am.)
Efficacy is generally higher the younger you are, so 1 dose in children is even better than it is in adults.
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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #469 on: May 03, 2021, 06:47:22 PM »
Efficacy is generally higher the younger you are, so 1 dose in children is even better than it is in adults.

This is true, unfortunately Pfizer has a financial incentive not to study the efficacy of a single dose in children now that they have EUA approval for two doses in adults.

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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #470 on: May 03, 2021, 10:08:38 PM »
Can't wait for states to require schools to vax all their students before the new school year.
Going to be fun watching anti vaxxers.

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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #471 on: May 03, 2021, 10:12:01 PM »
Can't wait for states to require schools to vax all their students before the new school year.

Don't think it'll happen for most schools.
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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #472 on: May 04, 2021, 04:43:13 PM »
Can't wait for states to require schools to vax all their students before the new school year.
Going to be fun watching anti vaxxers.
it may be problematic to make such requirements. because the vaccine are only authorized for emergency use.

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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #473 on: May 04, 2021, 04:45:55 PM »
it may be problematic to make such requirements. because the vaccine are only authorized for emergency use.
It's going to be approved before the new school year.

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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #474 on: May 04, 2021, 04:48:59 PM »
Can't wait for states to require schools to vax all their students before the new school year.
Going to be fun watching anti vaxxers.
Going to be a very obvious red/blue divide. LA is already showing phenomenal results.
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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #475 on: May 04, 2021, 04:54:11 PM »
It's going to be approved before the new school year.
When will there be a new school year
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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #476 on: May 04, 2021, 04:58:01 PM »
When will there be a new school year
after it's approved

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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #477 on: May 05, 2021, 01:09:26 AM »
Nice. Though it is a bit late on the Hebrew calendar considering itís almost Shavuos.

Wonder if this will create a short-term demand crunch on Pfizer oversupply.

Not sure what oversupply you're referring to. In/near Lakewood you can't find Pfizer. 95% of the locations within 30 minutes are either Moderna or J&J.

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Re: When will a vaccine *really* be available?
« Reply #478 on: May 05, 2021, 09:27:06 AM »
Not sure what oversupply you're referring to. In/near Lakewood you can't find Pfizer. 95% of the locations within 30 minutes are either Moderna or J&J.

The NYS site near me in Brooklyn has walk-ins with capacity for 3k daily jabs of Pfizer.