SARS-COV-19 MUTATION RATES AND VACCINES

HOW DIFFICULT WILL IT BE FOR THIS VIRUS TO BE SUBDUED WITH VACCINES?

The currently most hunted quarries in the entire globe are not the reprobates listed on the FBI’s Most Wanted, but a chemical or biological (or both) formulation that can confer a lasting immune response against SARS-CoV-2 in human beings. Worldwide there are as much as 70 research groups working to secure either a vaccine or drug treatment (link). Continue reading “SARS-COV-19 MUTATION RATES AND VACCINES”

Herd Immunity as COVID-19 Strategy and the Right Wing Sentiments Driving It

SCIENTIFIC MISINFORMATION IN THE AGE OF COVID-19

There is an Irish blogger, Rowan Croft, active on You Tube, who goes by the handle of Grand Torino (link). An ardent supporter of the herd immunity school of thought, despite having no obvious scientific or medical expertise in his background, he posts videos of himself on his Grand Torino channel demanding the removal of all lockdown measures with immediate effect. They are, he states with breath-taking bravado and a dense Dublin brogue, an affront to human rights and the Irish constitution. His videos give me a headache; today he sang for the first section of his 1 hour long post – I had to watch this for my research. Continue reading “Herd Immunity as COVID-19 Strategy and the Right Wing Sentiments Driving It”