Tag: vaccines

Covid-19 boosters and the increased risk of serious side effects.

Covid-19 boosters and the increased risk of serious side effects. Covid-19 vaccinations have been remarkably effective at preventing the severe disease from the virus. Covid-19 boosters on the other hand have little science behind the recommendations. Months later, the delta variant has complicated the discussion since the virus has broken through patients who had the Pfizer vaccine over 6 months ago according to an Israeli study of people over 60 years old. Pfizer has been pushing the idea of a booster shot being needed for months, although the Moderna vaccine actually showed higher effectiveness against the new variant 6 months Read More »

Why take the vaccine for covid-19? Are you still on the fence?

Why vaccinate for covid-19? Are you still on the fence? While reading the newspaper today, there was an article about certain areas that are under-vaccinated in NJ. Some people have held off due to busy work schedules as things get busier in NJ.  Others want to watch others in their family go first and see how they did, while others have read something regarding blood clots in women from the Johnson and Johnson vaccine or not feeling well after taking the Pfizer/Moderna shots. As we now know, NJ is fully opening this Friday and the count of people who contracted Read More »

Covid19 vaccine progress, the story behind the new mRNA vaccines and the science that makes them possible..

Covid19 vaccine progress, the story behind the new mRNA vaccines, and the science that makes them possible. The Covid19 vaccine progress has been remarkable.   A number of vaccine candidates including Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer are getting closer to be available. China has already developed and vaccinated thousands of people but their vaccines have not been given the trials for effectiveness before they were rolled out to the population.  A number of countries are already contracting with China to get their vaccination even though it has not been fully tested as the virus had already been on the downturn Read More »