Although it may seem like all we talk about are the COVID-19 vaccines, there is a new malaria vaccine developed by Oxford University that has shown a strong effectiveness and safety profile in phase 1/2b clinical trials. Control of malaria has been a goal of scientists for a long time, a potential malaria vaccine is something that should be celebrated widely.
If all goes well, the Oxford malaria vaccine could be approved by late 2023, saving children in many parts of the world from this scourge.
A new paper has been published that provides details of the clinical trial, which I will review below. Continue reading “New Oxford malaria vaccine shows strong safety and effectiveness”
Although it may seem like all we talk about are the COVID-19 vaccines, but there’s more going on out there. One is a new breakthrough malaria vaccine that may bring an end to this scourge.
We are still a few years away from this vaccine being widely available, but since control of malaria has been a goal of scientists for a long time, a potential malaria vaccine is something that should be celebrated widely. Continue reading “Malaria vaccine clinical trials – a breakthrough in stopping a deadly disease”
I have been noting with alarm that the safety and effectiveness of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine – it’s concerning people, and sometimes governments, are refusing the vaccine. This is wrong.
My girlfriend, an ER physician who is literally exhausted from saving lives during this pandemic, wrote this recently:
So many lives have been lost to COVID-19. Please vaccinate.
I may write picky things about these vaccines, just to follow the science, but in the end, I don’t care which COVID-19 vaccine I received and you shouldn’t either. The AstraZeneca vaccine is demonstrably safe and demonstrably effective.
I have made an effort to push the facts and debunk the myths about all of the COVID-19 vaccines. I think the AstraZeneca one needs Continue reading “AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine safety and efficacy – no reason to refuse it”