HERD IMMUNITY

HERD IMMUNITY

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  1. Ep 7 - covid vaccine
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    Ep 7: How Effective Is The COVID-19 Vaccine?

    A number of fully vaccinated people have been among a recent wave of COVID-19 infections, raising questions about the efficacy of the vaccines.
  2. Virus Outbreak Seychelles Herd Immunity

    Commentary: Why is COVID-19 surging in the world’s most vaccinated country?

    Seychelles offers valuable lessons about mutant strains and vaccine efficacy, says a biosecurity professor.
  3. A man reacts as he receives a dose of the COVISHIELD coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Ahm

    Commentary: India had managed to curb COVID-19. That has now changed

    India hit a five-month high for cases this week, but it will need to revisit the factors that gave it a breather for 10 weeks earlier this year, ...
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    The Vaccine Quest: Part One

    A Singapore-based team has spent the last year developing a COVID-19 vaccine. How close are they to producing one?
  5. Virus Outbreak Britain

    Commentary: Vaccines have been oversold as the pandemic exit strategy

    Vaccination programmes must be accompanied with an unrelenting focus on suppressing the virus, says The Financial Times’ Anjana Ahuja.
  6. 22 Jan 2021
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    Ep 30: Jab Justifications

    Distrust and misperception threatens to derail the COVID-19 mass vaccinations. Instilling public confidence at the ground level remains the key to ...
  7. Insight FY2021 ep 33
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    Ep 33: COVID-19, One Year On

    With vaccines now being rolled out, are we close to seeing the end of the COVID-19 pandemic?
  8. Virus Outbreak Moderna Vaccine

    Commentary: Here’s why taking the vaccine is necessary even if it’s optional

    Singapore has addressed local transmission, but we must recognise that this success is transient and constantly at risk, says NUS’ Dr Alex Cook.
  9. COVID-19 People wearing face masks at Marine Terrace (4)

    Commentary: A vaccine is on the horizon. But most Singaporeans are adopting a wait-and-see attitude

    Older Singaporeans too seem to be more hesitant about getting vaccinated, say Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health’s Assistant Professors Wee ...
  10. FILE PHOTO: Few people wear masks as they walk on the beach pier in Ocxeanside, California

    Commentary: Why is anyone still talking about herd immunity?

    Herd immunity is a reckless, lethal and ineffective strategy that should never be an option, says an observer.