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Covid-19. Delta Variant. Can we come to conclusions about the future? Here are some. I wish time will prove me wrong.

I made my way up the hill from Totnes to get the second Pfizer jab last Saturday morning (21 August 2021). I had no enthusiasm for the first jab and no enthusiasm for the second jab. The jab-happy might think getting the jab shows common-sense. Others regard it as common-sense not to have the jab. Continue reading 



Sixteen Reasons why Vaccinations and Human Behaviour cannot offer Full Protection against Covid-19. The global pandemic will haunt most countries, perhaps all, on this Earth for years to come.

Medical scientists and the pharmaceutical industry tell us week after week of the importance of getting a vaccination against Covid-19 and its variants. Research shows that the jab proves to be 90% effective or more. That is to be truly welcomed.

That amounts to nine out of 10 people. That still leaves in the UK with a population of more than 60 million some six million people for whom the vaccination does not work so well – if all adults in the country had the jab. Continue reading 



Anja from Germany wrote a response on my Facebook page to the pro and anti jabbers. Several fine points. Last paragraph deserves a wide audience.

This is the full comment from Anja on my Facebook Friends page

“I can understand that people are afraid of Corona and of sickness. I can also understand that people are scared that the virus is being used to implement laws that cut us off our freedom and of democracy. Continue reading 



Fully vaccinated? To wear a face mask or not. We can rely upon scientific evidence. The evidence seems to depend upon where you live.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the USA stated on Thursday (13 May 2021) that masks and social distancing are no longer necessary for people who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Continue reading 



Should the over 65s receive the Oxford Astra-Zeneca vaccine? Is Data important to Scientific Evidence or Not?

I spoke with my local vaccination centre 2 February 2021 and thanked them for their work including contacting the over 70s in the area by text, letter and telephone. I told them my position (No. Not now) and the centre agreed I can contact them if my view changes. The nurse kindly put my response into the computer. Continue reading 




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