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Alpha to Delta, vaccine efficacy

(image from this article) Generally, the vaccines work well against the different variants of SARS-CoV-2, even though the Israeli data seem bad. It may be an outlier. The Alpha/British variant is generally covered very well, while the Delta/Indian isn’t quite as … Continue reading

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Effect of innovation under pressure

On April 30th, 2020, The New York Times published an interactive graph simulating how long it would take to develop and begin distribution of a vaccine against COVID-19: We obviously know that this was wrong and it’s a great example … Continue reading

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Det er dybt uansvarligt

Det er efter min opfattelse dybt uansvarligt at man er stoppet med AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccinen mod COVID-19. Det er også min opfattelse at det er en politisk beslutning fremfor en lægefaglig beslutning og at myndighederne skjuler deres ansvar bag en facade … Continue reading

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“90%? Pfft, ours is at 94,5%”

Ah, a lot of news about vaccines coming this month. Like Pfizer’s impressive-but-still-preliminary report of possibly having a 90% effective COVID-19 vaccine, now topped by Moderna’s more-impressive-but-also-still-preliminary report of possibly reaching 94,5% efficiency. If true, if side-effects are mostly negligible, … Continue reading

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