Health poverty is as real as any other poverty and the position of countries with less resources than ours is there to be seen.
JCVI Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna mRNA vaccines to be offered to pregnant women
The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has announced it will be offering pregnant women the COVID-19 vaccine, in line with the vaccine roll out plan for the UK.
Encouraging News on #Covid Vaccine in Preventing Transmission
“it suggests that the vaccine helps prevent people from passing on the virus to others – something that has been suspected but hasn’t previously been shown. “
Is a Covid Passport on the cards?
‘Understanding what a vaccine passport could be used for is a fundamental question. Is it a passport to allow international travel or could it be used domestically to allow holders greater freedoms? ” Professor Mills
#Covid Update 1 More Case Recorded in Orkney
The cumulative total of positive cases in Orkney is now at 57.
Covid Cases on the Rise in Orkney
Orkney which for so long had few Covid positive cases has seen recent increases and today, 9th of January, has recorded a cumulative total of 45.
Worries Over Delay In Second Dose Of #Covid19 Vaccine
In the original advice on the Pfizer vaccine the second dose was to be administered 3 weeks after the first one. This has now changed to 3 months.
Looking Forward to the Year Ahead
“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” ― Abraham Lincoln
#Covid19 Vaccine – Uncertain Global Access
Scotland has 130,650 doses available for delivery (as of 16th December) with 50% of those having to be retained as all those vaccinated require 2 doses
Call For “Patience” in Roll Out of #Covid19 Vaccine in Scotland
There is a considerable jigsaw of pieces which have to fit together to make it all happen and to insure no vaccine is wasted.