After the loss of last summer’s festivals to Covid, many are growing concerned that the same fate lies ahead for this summer. Lucy Aylmer discusses the measures required to protect the industry’s future and predictions for what the 2021 festival scene could entail.
Jess White explores public scepticism surrounding Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
After almost a year of the world’s ongoing search for a solution to Covid, Lucy Aylmer discuss Pfizer’s recent breakthrough in producing an effective Covid vaccine.
Lauryn Mitchell discusses the vaccine candidates that have recently emerged
Exeter residents invited to take part in trials for new COVID-19 vaccine Exeter is one of the first areas in the country where residents have been asked to volunteer to participate in trials of a new vaccine for COVID-19. The trials are testing the Novavax vaccination and are being held at the Nightingale Hospital in […]
Not only does crippling poverty mean that once a vaccine is rolled out, those will be the last to make use of it: but before one is approved, many lower classes will see deaths from failed trial products, and there will be little international notice. Russia is using their poor as guinea pigs when there is little evidence promoting their vaccine, and India ‘pharmacy of the world’ has a reputation for lacking bureaucracy and a lack of controversy and attention. If the developing world continuous racing with the same rigour as in the Cold War, the international community had better start paying attention.
Kevin Yu discusses the journey towards a Coronavirus vaccine
Tom Dormer, Online Science Editor, discusses barriers to developing a Coronavirus vaccine
Imagine a disease that can infect millions of people a year. One that can spread by merely coughing and sneezing. One that an outbreak in 1918 caused the death of at least 50 million people. No, I’m not talking about Ebola, Zika virus or any other disease that tends to dominate the news. I’m talking […]
The effectiveness and necessity of vaccines has been a long-standing societal controversy, challenging scientific institutions and practices for centuries. A significant wave of opposition towards vaccines was observed amongst celebrities in America, when the government had proposed a bill to make vaccines for babies compulsory. This occurrence happened approximately a year ago, in June 2015, […]