Covid-19 conspiracy theories: 6 tips on how to engage anti-vaxxers

With prospects of a Covid-19 vaccine looking up, attention is turning to the problem of anti-vax ideas. The number of conspiracy theories circulating about coronavirus don't help. Here are six rules an expert uses for talking to conspiracy theorists in an effort to change their mind.
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The new guidelines underscore the fact that a vaccine is highly unlikely before the election.
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Out of 300 candidates, nine are in Phase 3 trials, with some hoping for emergency use approval this year
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The FDA is expected to issue new, tougher requirements for its approval of a coronavirus vaccine, a move that could make emergency use authorization before Election Day unlikely.
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Last month, 53 percent of US adults surveyed said they'd be willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as a jab is available. In the later survey, just 39 percent reported similar feelings.
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(Natural News) It has come to our attention that a second participant in AstraZeneca’s Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trials has come down with a serious neurological condition that the company claims is not at all related to the volunteer getting vaccinated. Just like the first participant, who we reported developed severe spinal inflammation, this second...
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The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices was expected to vote on who gets initial coronavirus vaccine doses on Tuesday but is delaying drafting a proposal until at least next month.
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Over 100,000 people worldwide are taking part in coronavirus vaccine trials. NPR answers common questions, such as why so many people are needed and what it means to say a vaccine works.
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Company has had ‘more people than ever’ seeking vaccination after government campaignCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoots has stopped taking bookings from under-65s who want the flu jab after stocks ran low following a record number of requests.The company said more people than ever had been booking early to get their flu vaccinations, after a governmentcampaign to get people vaccinated to reduce the pressure on the NHS as the country goes into asecond wave of the coronavirus crisis.Continue reading...
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After healthcare and some other essential workers, it might seem the most obvious candidates for a Covid-19 vaccine (if we have one) are the elderly and other groups that are more vulnerable to the virus. But Alberto Giubilini argues that prioritising children may be a better option as this could maximise the benefits of indirect […]
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COVID has made a home on my computer’s desktop. Every morning, there is a repetitive chirping with headlines that describe the vaccine trials and testing. My second reminder is more personal – a file titled,“Dear Kimmy…,” locked in the center of my screen. I’ll explain: It’s 7:30 p.m. I’m the resident on call […]Find jobs at  Careers by  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
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