On May 2, 2022 Assoc.Prof.Dr. Teera Worathanarat, M.D. Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University The Facebook post states that Yesterday, 414,237 more people worldwide were infected with 1,251 more deaths, bringing the total to 513,219,474 people and 6,260,260 deaths.
The top five with the most infections were Italy, South Korea, France, Australia and Japan.
Yesterday, the number of new infections had countries from Europe and Asia occupy eight of the top 10 and 13 of the world’s top 20.
The number of new infections every day in the world now. from Asia and Europe Together they accounted for 74.92% of the world’s population, while the number of deaths accounted for 85.18%.
New infections in Asia accounted for 37.61% of the world’s population, while the number of deaths increased to 40.37%.
epidemic situation in Thailand
Total number of new infections yesterday ATK 6th highest in the world and 3rd in Asia while the number of deaths yesterday 3rd highest in the world
Thailand’s death toll yesterday accounted for 26.3% of all reported deaths in Asia.
If looking at the number of new infections per day, including Thai ATK, we will be ranked in the top 10 of the world for 45 consecutive days.
The number of deaths per day has been in the Top 10 for 16 consecutive days.
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Update subspecies of Omicron
The species found to be rapidly increasing in America. BA.2.12.1 There is already data indicating that it has the ability to spread faster than before.
It spreads 25% faster than BA.2, which now accounts for the global pandemic (Credit: Topol E)
while anothertwo subspeciesWorld Health Organizationwatch out is BA.4 and BA.5 It is reported by South African and American research teams. pointed out that it is more resistant to immunity than the original strains of Omicron like BA.1 multiple times
Therefore, both BA.2.12.1, BA.4, and BA.5 have the capacity to exacerbate the outbreak in each country. Although this period is a downtrend in various countries around the world
Self-defense is an important thing to do on a regular basis.
Long COVID update
Umesh A et al. reviewed academic data on Long COVID Several mechanisms are currently believed to be contributing to long-term COVID, including direct damage by the virus, immune activation and inflammation, and inflammatory processes. The physiological response of the body after infection (counter physiological response).
Abnormal symptoms can occur in almost every system in the body. whole nervous system respiratory system cardiovascular system endocrine system digestive system reproductive system and others
Currently, there is no standardized treatment or prevention guideline. Long COVID
Preventing yourself from getting infected is better than getting infected and waiting to risk it. Long COVID or not
Covid…infected…not just you
Covid…addicted…not the end, just disappear or die. But it can be a long-term problem. impairs the ability to live in daily life and work including the burden of expenses to the patient, family and society
Wear a mask, it’s very important.
1. Khan K et al. Omicron sub-lineages BA.4/BA.5 escape BA.1 infection elicited neutralizing immunity. medRxiv. 1 May 2022.
2. Umesh A et al. Evidence mapping and review of long-COVID and its underlying pathophysiological mechanism. Infection. 30 April 2022.