Total 19 Posts
The results of the Pfizer vaccine trial are highly promising. But the road to eradicating the coronavirus is likely to be long and difficult.
Professor Christina Pagel’s very informative, factual, and well-reasoned take-down of Lord Jonathan Sumption’s Guardian opinion article on lockdowns, infection rates, herd immunity, protecting the NHS and the economy.
A sobering piece by Dr Dominic Pimenta presenting the facts about coronavirus and explaining how fundamental it was to act early on a new lockdown. An absolute must-read for everyone. [Spoiler: Contains no fear-mongering, no drama, no anxiety!]
Other countries have developed and used alert level systems effectively in the management of COVID-19. So why is the UK struggling?
Even if some places reach herd immunity, the virus is unlikely to disappear.
Natural herd immunity is a myth. It is not something that can be achieved by natural infection. Without a vaccine, the virus could become endemic, permanently present in the population.