Thursday, October 21, 2021

vaccine hesitancy

Unvaccinated youngsters, middle-aged outnumbering vaccinated elderly in severe cases, say HTAR doctors

Doctors say vaccine hesitancy and anti-vax sentiments may be playing a role.

To jab or not, still a question for many, say experts

But they say there is a difference between anti-vaxxers and those who are merely sceptical about the vaccines.

Anti-vaxxers offering clinics cash for fake certs as more SOPs eased

Such people are attempting to obtain proof of Covid-19 vaccination without having to be jabbed.

Russia posts record daily virus deaths

With 168,049 deaths from the virus, Russia has the highest official Covid-19 toll in Europe.

Colombia town orders vaccine refusers to stay home or face fines, jail

Fake news has been blamed for the slow uptake of vaccines in the town.

Flawed scientific papers fuelling Covid-19 misinformation

Once the paper is published, the damage is irrevocable, says one expert.

Vaccinated Americans getting angry at holdouts

Nationwide, 60.2% of US adults are fully vaccinated, far below the 85% to 90% epidemiologists now believe is necessary to contain the virus.

Top doc says US heading in wrong direction as cases rise in unjabbed

Covid-19 is becoming 'a pandemic among the unvaccinated', Dr Fauci, the chief medical adviser to the president says.

French Covid jab centres attacked by demonstrators

The vandals were protesting against controversial new measures which include mandatory vaccinations for health workers, and health passes to access most public places.

In US, experts make case for vaccine mandates

The national vaccination campaign has stalled since hitting a highwater mark in mid-April, with barely 600,000 a day now rolling up their sleeves, down from a peak of more than four million.

Jab or jail, Philippines president warns vaccine vacillators

He says he is 'exasperated by Filipinos not heeding the government', and that there is 'a crisis in the country'.

Malawi runs out of vaccines as second jabs due

The next shipment of vaccine has been delayed by the virus surge in India, which forced the country to temporarily halt major vaccine exports to meet local demand.

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