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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…]

Experts Reveal There is Only a 10% Chance of Catching Covid-19 From an Infected Household Member

Experts Reveal There is Only a 10% Chance of Catching Covid-19 From an Infected Household Member

The coronavirus is not easily transmitted among members of the same household, according to a study. A report published by researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital shows that those who live with an infected person only have a 10% chance of catching Covid-19. More than 7,000 homes were studied in the research, which had more than 25,000 people living in[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…]

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…]