Yesterday Dr. Henry doubled down on this 4 month assertion, with the news that new vaccine supply will instead be going to first doses rather than second doses.maxlion wrote: ↑Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:42 pmIt is interesting that she cites evidence from Canada, UK and Israel to support the idea that a single dose can provide protection for 4 months... even though none of these jurisdictions have had vaccination programs in place for even 3 months.
As Canada's Canada's chief science adviser says, "it amounts right now to a basically population level experiment".
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/nemer- ... -1.5932714
Oh well. All we can do is hope.
In the US, this Biden promise "by the end of May" will make pro sports leagues happy.
After fans were allowed in only 3 NHL venues at the start of the season
https://www.espn.com/nhl/insider/story/ ... e-policies
17 teams are allowing/have announced plans to have masked socially distanced seating.
https://www.wbal.com/article/502732/3/t ... 9-list/amp
All of these are US teams, so that will leave only 7 non-Canadian teams who have yet to announce a plan.In a related development, 17 of the NHL’s 31 teams now have plans in place allowing a limited number of fans to attend home games after the Philadelphia Flyers announced they will begin doing so at 15% of their arena’s capacity.
https://russianmachineneverbreaks.com/2 ... at-arenas/
Of course, it could be argued that Canadian teams having zero game postponements is indicative of the more prudent approach being smarter.