Health and Safety

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…]

Could Coronavirus Spark Martial Law?

Could Coronavirus Spark Martial Law?

The government has suggested the UK could be subject to mandatory curfews and lockdowns, with the military being deployed to enforce the lockdowns. Up to 20,000 troops are on standby as part of a “covid support force” which could set up makeshift hospitals in vacant hotels and help police officers in their duties as the coronavirus escalates.  The new force[Read More…]

Majority of Coronavirus Death Victims Have Pre-existing Conditions, Study Shows

Majority of Coronavirus Death Victims Have Pre-existing Conditions, Study Shows

Italy has been one of the worst affected regions from the coronavirus, with more than 4,000 deaths and a 150% leap in the death toll. However, a new study shows that the vast majority of those who died had underlying symptoms.  Researchers examined medical records of about 18% of the country’s coronavirus fatalities by the country’s national health authority and[Read More…]

Military Study Shows Flu Vaccine May Increase Risk of Coronavirus In Susceptible Individuals

Military Study Shows Flu Vaccine May Increase Risk of Coronavirus In Susceptible Individuals

The flu vaccine may make people more susceptible to coronaviruses, according to a new military study. Titled, Influenza vaccination and respiratory virus interference among Department of Defense personnel during the 2017–2018 influenza season, the report addressed the phenomena of vaccine virus interference of the influenza vaccine. It showed that receiving the flu jab may increase the risk of other respiratory[Read More…]