Posts Tagged ‘vaccine’
What’s going to be the carrot?
Is India Seeing a Wave of Deaths and Injuries following COVID-19 Shots?
A Case of Graphical Correlations: Making Sense of India’s COVID-19 Surge By Mathew Maavak India is currently witnessing a COVID-19 surge of unprecedented proportions, with an allegedly triple-mutant strain stretching the nation’s healthcare infrastructure to the limits. The uncertainty hanging over the nation is compounded by viral despatches of dead bodies piling up in morgues; of people dropping dead…Read More
Antibody-dependent enhancement and SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and therapies
Wen Shi Lee, Adam K. Wheatley, Stephen J. Kent & Brandon J. DeKosky Nature Microbiology Abstract Antibody-based drugs and vaccines against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) are being expedited through preclinical and clinical development. Data from the study of SARS-CoV and other respiratory viruses suggest that anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies could exacerbate COVID-19 through antibody-dependent enhancement…Read More
Top Scientists Question the Need for COVID-19 Booster Shots
Julie Steenhuysen, Kate Kelland May 13, 2021 COVID-19 vaccine developers are making ever bolder assertions that the world will need yearly booster shots, or new vaccines to tackle concerning coronavirus variants, but some scientists question when, or whether, such shots will be needed. In interviews with Reuters, more than a dozen influential infectious disease and vaccine…Read More
Is The American ‘Vaccine Passport’ Officially Dead?…For Now
By Jefferey Jaxen A centralized system to track the vaccinated by digitally identifying individuals based on whether they’ve taken an experimental product from a pharmaceutical company was a bad idea from the start. Far from benevolent, the primary stakeholders establishing a vaccine passport already had a dismal track record in the public eye when it comes… Read…Read More