South African Variant of SARS-CoV-2 Virus May Evade Vaccines

South African Variant of SARS-CoV-2 Virus May Evade Vaccines

Story Highlights A highly transmissible new strain of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has been identified in South Africa and has now spread to at least eight other countries including the U.K., Switzerland, Finland, Japan, Australia, Zambia, France and South Korea. The mutations of the new strain represent significant changes to key structures involved […]

Should Children Be Banned from School if They Don’t Have the Measles Vaccine?

Now, as the number of people receiving MMR vaccinations has dropped for the fourth year, despite the number of cases trebling in 2018, [British] Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said that he wouldn’t rule out the option of banning children from school if they were unvaccinated. But is it fair for children to miss out […]