They are all vaccinated but there is a surge in infections. The mystery of the three Irish counties – Time

They are all vaccinated but there is a surge in infections. The mystery of the three Irish counties – Time
They are all vaccinated but there is a surge in infections. The mystery of the three Irish counties – Time

The inexplicable loss of efficacy of anti-Covid serums

The counties with the highest number of vaccinated are precisely those in which the greatest number of new cases of Covid are occurring. This is the paradox of Ireland, grappling with yet another return of the pandemic that has been bringing the world to its knees for almost two years.

To report the news is the Newstalk portal. And the data is worrying. Basically, Waterford, Carlow and Longford are mentioned as the three regions whose incidence of new Covid cases is highest on the island. Calculated over fourteen days, it actually reached 667 per 100,000 people, compared to 385 a month ago, just over half. The most dramatic situation is that of Waterford, where the incidence rate reached 1,261 per 100,000. In Longford the incidence rate is slightly lower: 1,191.

The peculiarity of the news lies in the fact that in the aforementioned two counties the vaccination rate of the over 18 population is a dizzying 99.7%. In practice, they are all immunized. So why the surge in new cases? Have the drugs lost their effectiveness for too long since the injection? Or maybe we are in the presence of a new variant capable of “piercing” the serums? Pending scientific evidence, all that remains is to monitor the situation carefully.

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