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This is what success looks like

Sure, Omicron turned out to be somewhat of a blessing in disguise – I am still not completely convinced that it is – but this is how the infection fatality rate evolved: (via Eric Topol and Financial Times) Getting a … Continue reading

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Neil Young and something about rocks and glass houses

I’ll be honest: I consider “artists” in favour of cancel culture and stifling free speech more like vampires than artists, sucking value from their environment. So right now, Neil Young isn’t a favourite of mine. I thought of listing all … Continue reading

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The communication about COVID-19 has not been good enough

From the 21st Century Salonnière’s “We All Have a Piece of the Elephant“: Team Mainstream This team viewed Trump as an outsider to the mainstream social order and was skeptical of the vaccine when Trump was in charge. Now that … Continue reading

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An update on COVID-19, vaccine resistance and Ivermectin

I think I owe this an update. First of all, I really hoped Ivermectin would work against COVID-19, at least until we got the vaccines. My hopes were in vain and we are fortunate to have effective and safe vaccines … Continue reading

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Against compulsory vaccinations

I’ve mentioned this before, but with recent waves of infections of COVID-19 and talks of vaccine “mandates”, I think it needs repeating. A vaccine mandate is a soft version of compulsory vaccinations, and if your livelihood or participation in social … Continue reading

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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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Flu vaccines may not be as effective as we thought

Every year I get the current vaccine against influenza; the risk is extremely low, the discomfort is very low and I really hate having 2 weeks of fever. Yes, for some people influenza is nothing but not for me. But … Continue reading

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And this is why you shouldn’t vaccinate 12-year-olds

With my impeccable timing in place, I’ll get to the follow-up to my previous argument for vaccinating 12-year-olds. I’m not doing this to be a contrarian but because I think it is hugely important that each and every one of … Continue reading

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Why vaccinate 12-year-olds?

USA and UK has approved vaccinations against COVID-19 in those aged 12 and above, but why would we vaccinate teenagers against COVID-19? There are few benefits for 12-year-olds; they rarely get ill, especially not seriously ill and there’s a good … Continue reading

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Shot numero uno

Pfizer.

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