Coranavirus

Covid Vaccines May Be Needed Regularly, Government Claims

Covid Vaccines May Be Needed Regularly, Government Claims

  Covid vaccines may be needed on a regular basis, the government has announced. In a claim hidden within Boris Johnson’s lockdown-easing roadmap, the government included a target to offer every adult in England their first COVID-19 vaccination dose by 31 July 2021.  However, the report added that “the Government is planning for a revaccination campaign, which is likely to[Read More…]

Scientists raise doubts over coronavirus vaccine

Scientists raise doubts over coronavirus vaccine

Concerns are growing over the safety and efficacy of a Covid-19 vaccine, it has been reported. According to an article published in the scientific journal Nature, researchers have warned that vaccines could “stumble on safety trials, be fast-tracked because of politics or fail to meet the public’s expectations”. Several scientists have expressed concerns about whether the vaccines will clear safety[Read More…]

Pfizer chairman ‘unsure’ whether vaccine will prevent transmission of Covid-19

Pfizer chairman ‘unsure’ whether vaccine will prevent transmission of Covid-19

Uncertainties about whether a person can still transmit Covid-19 after they have been vaccinated still persist, according to Pfizer chairman Albert Bourla. The interview was aired on Thursday, December 3rd in a Dateline programme called ‘Race for a Vaccine: Who Will Get it First?’.  Dateline host Lester Holt asked Bourla if being vaccinated for the virus meant he could still[Read More…]

Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers given legal protection from liability

Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers given legal protection from liability

Pfizer and other drug manufacturers have been given legal protection by the British government over its unlicensed vaccines, it has been revealed. The legislative changes for the COVID-19 vaccine are largely due to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 in relation to licencing medicines. Changes to the regulation 174 of the Human Medicines Regulations, gives the MHRA scope to grant a[Read More…]

Russia rolls out Covid-19 vaccine

Russia rolls out Covid-19 vaccine

Russia is one of the first countries to announce the rollout of its Covid-19 vaccine programme, it has been announced. Clinics in the capital Moscow are currently inoculating those most at risk from the virus. The Russian-made Sputnik V Covid-19 shot is first being offered to doctors and other medical workers, teachers and social workers. Despite the fact that it[Read More…]