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Can Flu Vaccine Increase COVID Risk?

For years, concerns have been raised that previous flu vaccination seems to increase patients’ risk of contracting more severe pandemic illness. This occurred during the 2008 to 2009 flu season, when prior vaccination with the seasonal flu vaccine was associated with an increased risk of H1N1 “swine flu” during spring/summer 2009 in Canada.1 A January… Read More »

Surprise group most fearful of vaccine

Women in their thirties are most likely to be mistrustful of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to government research. A survey of 1000 Australians found 42 per cent of women aged 30 to 39 had concerns about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. Overall, 27 per cent of the population had… Read More »

FDA won’t require manufacturing inspections for emergency COVID-19 vaccine use: Bloomberg

As the leading COVID-19 vaccines move closer to potential emergency use, the research and regulatory processes have been intensely scrutinized. But there’s one area that hasn’t seen as much attention so far—manufacturing facility inspections. COVID-19 vaccine developers seeking FDA emergency use authorizations won’t have to undergo pre-approval site inspections, agency official Jerry Weir said at the FDA’s open… Read More »