Category Archives: Vaccines

Israel’s vaccine treadmill

Israel’s early determination to fully vaccinate its population—when two shots were defined as fully vaccinated—led to it being heralded as a huge success story. But suddenly, the coronavirus cases are back, and with a vengeance.

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Freedom Alert: Vaccine Passports

Why when faced with societal problems, does the State respond with zero-sum solutions? That is, in an attempt to remedy the problem, it is always at the expense of our privacy and freedoms. This has been the case with the war on drugs, terrorism and now on disease. And we will live with the unintended consequences.

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COVID-19 vaccines could be spurring variants, say Israeli and European experts

The possibility that new variants might be created by vaccines is a danger heightened by lockdowns. Research emerges to suggest sedentary lives thanks to shutdowns and COVID-19 vaccines ineffectual against ever-more-virulent mutant viruses of their own making could see those previously infected with COVID-19 and the vaccinated succumb to infection from variants.

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Vaccine skepticism is soaring amid heightened government hype and steps to hide unwelcome data

Without high vaccination levels, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention won’t reach the levels it believes are needed to reach herd immunity. That might be a blessing in disguise.

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