Covid-19 Vaccine Strategy
Total 19 Posts
Evidence shows the government’s vaccine-obsessed strategy is misguided. Eliminating the Delta variant cannot be achieved with vaccines only but together with mitigation.
No, we can’t treat COVID-19 like the flu. We have to consider the lasting health problems it causes.5 min read
COVID-19 will always be a very different disease to the flu. We should aim to stamp it out like measles, not let it spread.
There’s been a lot of talk about Covid-19 becoming “endemic”. But what does it actually mean?
Will the government act quickly enough to protect the most vulnerable from the third wave of COVID-19?3 min read
The populations most at risk of severe COVID-19, older and vaccinated early, may need to receive a booster jab earlier than expected because their protection is waning significantly against vaccine-resistant Delta variant.
The COVID-19 crisis has revealed how unequal our societies are: As more countries are receiving vaccine doses, “most people in low and middle income countries still must watch and wait,” said the UN chief.
Vaccine nationalism will block our path out of the pandemic – so how do we resist our tribal instinct?5 min read
Governments are naturally under pressure to focus on national rollouts. But the truth is none of us is safe until we are all safe. We might prefer our own tribe but, to the virus, the world’s population is one big tribe.
Even those that live in areas where the population has already been vaccinated would not be totally protected if the virus mutates elsewhere.