Tag Archives: vaccine

22 Ways to Stop Vaccine Passports

Vaccine passports are poised to change the world as you know it, creating a digital trail of your every move. Right now, it’s injection status that’s being highlighted, but the end goal is to surveil and collect not only medical information but financial transactions, political affiliations, religious and philosophical beliefs and more. Some have speculated… Read More »

‘Robust’ immune response seen in ‘mix and match’ Covid vaccine study

Walgreens healthcare professionals pass to each other the Pfizer-BioNTec vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Victor Walchirk Apartments in Evanston, Illinois, February 22, 2021. Kamil Krzaczynski | Reuters LONDON — Mixing and matching the coronavirus vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca-Oxford generates a “robust” immune response against the virus, a study led by Oxford… Read More »

Lawmakers Seek to Address Medicare Vaccine ‘Sticker Shock’

Congress.gov: “H.R.1978 — Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2021,” “S.912 — Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2021.” EnergyCommerceHouse.gov: “L.J. Tan, MS, PhD, Chief Strategy Officer, Immunization Action Coalition, Testimony Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health.” Avalere: “Medicare Part D Plans Continue to Require Cost Sharing for Vaccines.” Immunization Action… Read More »

Why We Need to Discuss the COVID-19 Vaccine with Women of Childbearing Age

When we meet with women for perinatal psychiatry consultations, we now ask about vaccinations.  It’s not something we typically do, but after the last year, we are now getting involved in their decisions regarding vaccination against COVID-19.  Just as we counsel women to avoid alcohol and to consistently take their prenatal vitamins, providing information on… Read More »

Covid: Greater Manchester and Lancashire in testing and vaccine push

Although the government is issuing guidance “to ask people to conduct themselves sensibly” in Greater Manchester and Lancashire, Mr Jenrick told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme there was no plan to introduce local lockdowns, saying: “We don’t have any plan to return to the regional or the tiered approach that we saw last autumn.” BBC… Read More »