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One of the most disturbing stories to emerge this week is the time scale expected to get everyone vaccinated.

 

Once we have the millions of doses of the Oxford drug we should be mobilising the armed services, student nurses if necessary to administer this literally 24/7.

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Melthebell

This is for you.

https://theconversation.com/coronavirus-how-media-coverage-of-epidemics-often-stokes-fear-and-panic-131844

 

Timely,honest communication from a source an audience deems credible is essential to containing fear during a Pandemic.

It's the alarming tone used in media coverage that unnerves me.

 

 

 

Stay well and enjoy you Christmas and New Year.

 

 

Edited by petemcewan

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Not read your link, @petemcewan, but I can guess most of its content. There does seem to be a general desire amongst the 'mainstream' media to cause as much panic as possible, which is unforgivable - IMHO.

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44 minutes ago, RollingJ said:

Not read your link, @petemcewan, but I can guess most of its content. There does seem to be a general desire amongst the 'mainstream' media to cause as much panic as possible, which is unforgivable - IMHO.

Quite right. 

and its every subject they cover. The most irrisponsible  job in the world -

 

Headline writer.

 

........now back to the thread. Sorry.

 

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Abbyedges

Couldn't agree with you more.

Maybe get the BioNTech- first dose -out to as many people as possible-then follow up later.

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2 minutes ago, petemcewan said:

Abbyedges

Couldn't agree with you more.

Maybe get the BioNTech- first dose -out to as many people as possible-then follow up later.

Unfortunately, with supply chains the way they are at the moment, there would be no point in giving first doses without a guaranteed second dose in the freezers somewhere.

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A thing to watch out for is the theory that the varient(s) are a consequence of treatments and vaccine.

To early to tell ,re ,vaccines.

Varients brewing up in immune compromised people!

 

 

It's all theory.There's no scientific proof of any of it.

The "News" keeps rolling out all these Profs ,Dr's ,Epidemiologists and god knows who. All spouting "authoritatively" their own pet theories.

Who are  they? Where have they come from? Who cares?

 

IT's DOING ME HEAD IN !

Edited by petemcewan

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The Government is being urged to give as many people as possible an initial dose of a Covid vaccine - rather than preserving stocks so there is enough for second jabs.   The numbers are "straightforward". You give one dose you get 91% [protection] you give two doses and you get 95% - you are only gaining 4% for giving the second dose

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14 minutes ago, El Cid said:

The Government is being urged to give as many people as possible an initial dose of a Covid vaccine - rather than preserving stocks so there is enough for second jabs.   The numbers are "straightforward". You give one dose you get 91% [protection] you give two doses and you get 95% - you are only gaining 4% for giving the second dose

A bit more perspective on that - Coronavirus: Vaccinate more people with one dose, urges Tony Blair.

 

 

Reminder to all: Don't forget to post links to your sources if you are quoting other sites.

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7 minutes ago, altus said:

A bit more perspective on that - Coronavirus: Vaccinate more people with one dose, urges Tony Blair.

 

 

Reminder to all: Don't forget to post links to your sources if you are quoting other sites.

Exactly. Pfizer haven't stated or claimed one dose gives 91% protection. 

Edited by West 77

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