COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters for Young Adults: A Risk Benefit Assessment and Ethical Analysis of Mandate Policies at Universities

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Kevin Bardosh et al. In 2022, students at North American universities with third-dose COVID-19 vaccine mandates risk disenrolment if unvaccinated. To assess the appropriateness of booster mandates in this age group, we combine empirical risk-bene t assessment and ethical analysis. To prevent one COVID-19 hospitalisation over a 6-month period, we estimate that 31 207–42 836 […]

Why COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters are Unnecessary and Not Recommended: A Critique from the Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee of the Canadian Covid Care Alliance – October 4, 2022

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Canadian Covid Care Alliance The document produced by NACI claims in its preamble that, “This statement contains NACI’s independent advice and recommendations, which are based upon the best current available scientific knowledge.” However, when analysing in detail all the references brought forward to justify the recommendations of periodically administered boosters, there seems to be no […]

Analysis of Vaccine Reactions After COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses Among Pregnant and Lactating Individuals

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Alisa Kachikis et al. COVID-19 vaccine boosters or third doses are recommended for adolescents and adults who completed their initial COVID-19 vaccine course more than 5 months prior. Minimal data are available on COVID-19 vaccine booster or third dose reactogenicity among pregnant and lactating individuals. As of April4,2022, 17014 eligible participants (mean[SD]age,33.3[3.5]years)responded to the booster […]

Original Antigenic Sin – the Hidden Danger of COVID Shots

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Joseph Mercola Scientists warn repeated COVID boosters may result in lowered immunity through a process known as “original antigenic sin” or “immune imprinting”. Original antigenic sin describes how your first exposure to a virus shapes the outcome of subsequent exposures to antigenically related strains. The end result is that you become increasingly prone to symptomatic […]

Effects of Previous Infection and Vaccination on Symptomatic Omicron Infections

Heba N. Altarawneh et al. No notable differences were observed in the effectiveness against BA.1 and BA.2 of previousinfection, vaccination, and hybrid immunity. Protection from previous infection with variants other than omicron against reinfection was moderate and durable, but protection of primary-series vaccination against infection was negligible by 6 months after the second dose. Recent […]