Bioethics Pundit

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January 20, 2021

Chinese Media Criticize Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, Tout Local Shots

(Reuters) – Chinese state media outlets have run a series of articles criticising Western COVID-19 vaccines in the past week, including Pfizer’s, while touting China-made vaccines as safer and more accessible. The reports have come as China’s vaccines, which are … Read More

January 20, 2021

What’s Behind Varying Efficacy Data for Sinovac’s COVID-19 Vaccine?

(Medscape) – New efficacy data from Brazil on Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine, for which there are now four widely different success rates, raised more questions than answers, as many developing countries pin their hopes on the CoronaVac to end the pandemic. … Read More

January 20, 2021

California Urges Stop to 300K COVID-19 Vaccines After Some Fall Ill

(Medscape) – California’s state epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 300,000 coronavirus vaccinations using a Moderna vaccine version because some people received medical treatment for possible severe allergic reactions. Dr. Erica S. Pan on Sunday recommended providers stop … Read More