Dr Michael Head
Total 5 Posts
A stall in vaccine coverage and increased mixing have combined to drive new outbreaks.
Low levels of immunity and high levels of mixing are a perfect setting for the next big outbreak.
Stories of reaching herd immunity were certainly premature. We may easily have “the next India” just around the corner. How much excess death must we see before global cooperations overcome the “me first” approaches from the wealthier countries?
More than 2.5 billion doses have been ordered worldwide of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, providing a ray of hope in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Vaccines are on their way, but the pandemic is still a long way from being over. Other faiths have managed to give up their celebrations and pilgrimages. Surely we can put up with a low-key Christmas?