6 | Vaccines: Fear vs Truth | Understanding the value of vaccines and avoiding the pitfalls of misinformation |
Almost a year into the global pandemic, antivaxxer groups remain as committed as ever to their position and so do the researchers looking develop a vaccine.
Will it be possible to find a path to one or more vaccines that are accepted by a majority of the world? Will vaccination be mandatory? Will a vaccine make it possible for life to return to normal? For kids to go back to school? For travel to become possible again? For people to go out for a cup of coffee without fear of contracting a deadly disease?
5 | Vaccines: Fear vs Truth | Fears of mandatory vaccination: Shot, anyone? |
In this episode, we explore the debate around any mandatory vaccination campaigns.
From London to Sao Paulo, from Chennai to Bogota, from Edmonton to New York, the question remains about whether vaccines for Covid-19 should be mandatory.
The logistical, legal, ethical, and moral debates will continue to rage and so will the efforts to build confidence in a vaccine.
4 | Vaccines: Fear vs Truth | Safety in the race for a vaccine |
With over 178 vaccine projects racing to find a shield that would protect humanity against the virus that halted the world in 2020, safety concerns are on the rise.
Vaccine projects like the Sovereign-1, developed by the Cuban regime have generated skepticism among the international community.
3 | Vaccines: Fear vs Truth | Vaccine myths debunked |
With their loud and effective campaigns, anti-vaxxers could hurt efforts to build COVID-19 herd immunity. The thimerosal myth and the autism myth, get exposed in this episode.
2 | Vaccines: Fear vs Truth | Antivaxxers are increasingly vocal |
As the world races for a safe vaccine, anti-vaxxers are increasingly vocal, issuing loud warnings of the dangers they perceive in an expected global campaign to vaccinate just about everyone against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the Covid-19 infection.
The unproven Russian vaccine is fueling their warnings.
1 | Vaccines: Fear vs Truth | Rise of the Antivaxxers |
Antivaxxer movements are on the rise as the race continues towards a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the COVID-19 virus that stopped the world in 2020.