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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…]

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…]

Airline industry to introduce vaccination passports

Airline industry to introduce vaccination passports

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced plans to introduce vaccination passports, it has been reported. IATA has revealed that it is “in the final development phase” of a mobile “digital passport” app that would tell airlines if international travellers had been vaccinated against COVID-19. The news comes just days after Australia’s Qantas announced Monday that it’s on board[Read More…]

Close up of a young woman getting vaccinated

Doctors warn of unpleasant side effects from Covid vaccine

Doctors from the American Medical Association have warned about the potential negative side effects of the Covid-19 vaccines. Dr. Sandra Fryhofer of the American Medical Association warned that many patients will experience intense and unpleasant side effects associated with the Covid-19 vaccines, such as a debilitating headache, nausea, chills and a fever. She noted that both Pfizer’s and Moderna’s Covid-19[Read More…]