An epidemiologist’s perspective
There is no shortage of stuff in the media and it is hard to make sense of it all. Hope this helps!
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Three days ago, National Geographic website ran a story about the origins of the CoVid-19 pandemic, following on a US National Intelligence Council investigation published 2 weeks ago. 21 months into the global pandemic, it is still appropriate to address this question – and to me the answer is as elusive – and as fascinating – […]
It was many experts’ original expectation that immunity acquired either from natural infection or vaccination, or both, would result in a state of herd immunity: ie a sufficiently high proportion of the population would be resistant to becoming infected. Thus, the virus would not have enough unprotected people it could spread infection to. The pandemic would thus peter out. […]
Two weeks ago the committee advising the UK government on vaccine policy recommended a booster (3rd) dose of a Covid-19 vaccine from September this year with a roll out to protect the whole currently vaccinated population By contrast, last week the similar committees advising the USA government stated there was no evidence to support a […]
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