Tag Archives: COVID-19
Coronavirus, flu or measles vaccine concept. Medic, doctor, nurse, health practitioner vaccinates teenage boy with vaccine in syringe. She is wearing uniform, hut and gloves. Both have face mask

Who’s the boss? Vaccinating our children

‘You do it all then – you’re the boss’, said the dad to his ten-year-old daughter, as they struggled to don her swimming hat. Yesterday marked week four of swimming lessons for one of my children; it was also the day the UK government recommended […]

Smartphone displaying a valid digital vaccination certificate for COVID-19 in male's hand, public area background. Vaccination, disease immunity passport, health and safty travel concepts

Vaccine passports – a 21st-century ‘apartheid’?

Vaccine passports are proof of COVID-19 vaccination status as a condition of participation in certain activities, including employment, education, travel and social engagement. In July, Nadhim Zahawi, the Minister for Covid Vaccine Deployment, stated that by the end of September, the UK Government plans ‘to […]

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Forcing vaccines on care workers won’t help

Media reports today (16 June 2021) suggest that the UK government is likely to make Covid vaccination mandatory for care home staff, and possibly directly employed NHS staff. I think this would be a mistake. I continue to thank God for the quick development of […]

May 5, 2021, Brazil. In this photo illustration the medical syringe is seen with COVAX Facility logo displayed on a screen in the background

COVAX – Its opportunities and challenges

Early in the pandemic (24 April 2020), long before any manufacturer had a vaccine ready for sale, long before results of trials had been published, a novel collaboration was established to ensure equitable global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines when any became available. This was done […]

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Can we vaccinate our way out of the pandemic?

Here in the UK, we have been feeling pretty good about ourselves recently, with (at the time of writing) over 35 million adults having been partially vaccinated and more than 18 million fully vaccinated. In other words, more than two-thirds of the adult population has […]