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UK debacle as vaccine no silver bullet

People who have recovered from COVID-19 have a similar level of protection to those who have had a vaccine, scientists have discovered as the accelerated UK rollout faces a series of problems. A study from Public Health England published Thursday suggested that past coronavirus infection provides 83% immunity for at least five months — although… Read More »

Surprise group most fearful of vaccine

Women in their thirties are most likely to be mistrustful of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to government research. A survey of 1000 Australians found 42 per cent of women aged 30 to 39 had concerns about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. Overall, 27 per cent of the population had… Read More »

Grim reality of COVID-19 vaccine

As countries like the United States and Britain grapple with spiralling coronavirus case numbers, the World Health Organisation has warned the vaccines are unlikely to prevent one of the biggest problems with the virus. Despite the rollout of vaccine programs being hailed as the only way out of the coronavirus pandemic, top health officials have… Read More »

The Trump Administration Shut a Vaccine Safety Office Last Year. What’s the Plan Now?

As the first coronavirus vaccines arrive in the coming year, government researchers will face a monumental challenge: monitoring the health of hundreds of millions of Americans to ensure the vaccines don’t cause harm. Purely by chance, thousands of vaccinated people will have heart attacks, strokes and other illnesses shortly after the injections. Sorting out whether… Read More »