Total 25 Posts
The COVID vaccination programme had saved 19.8 million lives globally. Yet anti-vaxxers distract the discussion over vaccine injuries with comments promoting anti-vaccine tropes, misinformation, and abuse.
How the COVID virus works and how it hides from T-cells and Natural Killer immune cells to evade your immune system. How it also flies under the radar to reinfect you, whether you are vaccinated or not.
Almost three years into the pandemic, myths and misinformation about COVID-19 remain widespread. Let’s debunk some common misconceptions about COVID.
With poor public health messaging, the general public doesn’t seem to know some important things about how COVID-19 and the immune system actually work.
Vaccinating children against COVID is important. But only 11% of 5- to 11-year-olds in England have received the first dose of COVID vaccine. Where we have safe and effective vaccines, there’s no sense in not rolling them out.
The UK government’s decision to count donations of leftover COVID-19 vaccines as foreign aid could effectively slash £300m from this year’s aid spending.
Against omicron, many of us will have minimal neutralising antibodies left after infection because of the variant’s ability to rapidly mutate. It may be time for a new generation of COVID vaccines.