It’s a touchy, complex question. People may not want to learn that millions of us covered our faces for 15 months for no good reason, after all. But asking the questions is exactly what we must do.
Last week, a trove of Dr. Anthony Fauci’s e-mails were released to the public. In a Feb. 5, 2020, e-mail to a Team Obama health official, the virus guru wrote that masks were for infected people, and that “the typical mask you buy in a drug store is not really effective in keeping out the virus, which is small enough to pass through the material.”
In conclusion, the observed safety profile is considered favourable. Longer term safety data is awaited
from the ongoing clinical trials.
There are very limited data on the use of the vaccine in immunocompromised individuals and on use in pregnancy and breastfeeding. No data was generated with mRNA-1273 when administered concomitantly with other vaccines.
The CHMP considers the following measures necessary to address the missing safety data in the
context of a conditional MA:
The final clinical study report will be submitted no later than December 2022 and is subject to a specific obligation laid down in the MA. This will provide long-term data.
Leaked documents show that some early commercial batches of Pfizer-BioNTech’s covid-19 vaccine had lower than expected levels of intact mRNA, prompting wider questions about how to assess this novel vaccine platform, writes Serena Tinari
Update seen by Telegraph shows capacity tracking as normal for beginning of November, with usual numbers of beds available
Hospital intensive care is no busier than normal for the majority of trusts, leaked documents have shown, raising more questions about whether a second national lockdown is justifiable.
…the report’s assessment is in line with a growing number of international experts who demonstrate that the threat of COVID-19 is no worse than a severe influenza cycle.
- Grave errors of judgement in crisis management
- Deficits in the regulatory framework for pandemics
- Corona crisis likely proves to be a false alarm