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The full suite of public health measures we have been using fairly consistently across the world like social distancing, face masks, contact tracing, and quarantining led to Taiwan’s COVID victory without ever going into lockdown.
European regulators are investigating a possible link between the AstraZeneca vaccine and a second rare blood disorder.
Is the adenovirus vaccine technology, used by AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, causing blood clots?5 min read
If one adenoviral vaccine is linked with blood clots, it doesn’t mean all vaccines in this family will have that same effect. But it is definitely worth health authorities assessing the data.
New COVID variants have changed the game, and vaccines will not be enough. We need global ‘maximum suppression’.5 min read
COVID-19 variants of concern have changed the game. We need to recognise and act on this to avoid future waves of infections, yet more lockdowns and restrictions, and avoidable illness and death.
History tells us that the end of pandemics are rarely – if ever – neat, uncomplicated, or even easy to date.
Act quickly, act decisively, trust people, communicate clearly, tackle inequality and be prepared.