I got my first covid vaccination jab

I had my first covid vaccine today after receiving my blue appointment letter last Monday. They're working very methodically through the population going from oldest to youngest. When your turn comes up you get your letter with the appointment date. I'm 45 and it was my turn today. The whole operation is very slick. You… Continue reading I got my first covid vaccination jab

Easter buns and the AstraZeneca vaccine

Ben had his vaccination appointment today and it was all very smooth. It was at the mass vaccination centre near the airport. There was no queue, he walked in, got the jab, then had to sit and wait for 20 minutes to make sure he didn't have an allergic reaction. Ben said there were dozens… Continue reading Easter buns and the AstraZeneca vaccine

Two vaccine trials in the UK

There are two vaccine trials soon to start in the UK. One is the Oxford University trial which will see actual vaccine injected into volunteers starting this Thursday. Last Sunday Sarah Gilbert, the vaccinologist leading this development, was interviewed on the Andrew Marr show. Here it is below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-S_Pqt1A_I&t=1s Imperial College London is also developing… Continue reading Two vaccine trials in the UK

The denial of science

Daniel's recent battle with a Thai monkey got me thinking about vaccinations. He has had all of his rabies vaccinations now but it was quite a detailed process with lots of shots required and at very particular intervals and all of the same type i.e.there are a few options for rabies vaccinations I am told… Continue reading The denial of science