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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 »

Gerry Harvey’s retail vaccine fears

Retail mogul Gerry Harvey fears consumers will avoid shopping at outlets where not all sales staff have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The Harvey Norman co-founder said he would be getting the “jab” when the vaccine was rolled out in Australia and he expected his top executives to follow suit. “Certainly, people like me will be… Read More »

Parent Versus Pediatrician: An Open Vaccine Debate

Open, scientific discussion is pivotal to progress in the medical field, but it’s something that remains elusive when it comes to vaccinations. Rather than address questions, concerns and inconsistencies head on via public debate and research, vaccine advocates often resort to name-calling, intimidation and threats against those who question the federal once-size-fits-all vaccine policy. Pediatricians… Read More »

Coronavirus Vaccine: Pfizer Says It Won’t Seek Authorization Before Mid-November

The chief executive of Pfizer said on Friday that the company would not apply for emergency authorization of its coronavirus vaccine before the third week of November, ruling out President Trump’s assertion that a vaccine would be ready before Election Day on Nov. 3. In a statement posted to the company website, the chief executive,… Read More »