The life and tragic death of John Eyers – a fitness fanatic who refused the vaccine | Vaccines and immunisation- Tempemail

It was one of those rare, almost magical, summer evenings. Warm enough to sit outside in a T-shirt, listening to birdsong; warm enough to stay out late, savouring a meal; warm enough not to notice night settling in, the visitor that slipped into the party unannounced. It was 11 June Continue Reading

Why are male politicians in love with topless vaccine selfies? | Vaccines and immunisation- Tempemail

Are you man enough for a vaxxie (that’s a vaccination selfie to you and me)? That’s the question some of us are asking after having seen a host of politicians pose shirtless while getting their Covid-19 jabs. Not since Vladimir Putin shared those topless holiday pics, perfecting the butterfly stroke Continue Reading

What a great shot! Vaccination selfies become the latest social media hit | Vaccines and immunisation- Tempemail

The latest social media trend involves no ice buckets, no filters and certainly no sea shanties. Now celebrities and politicians around the world are vying to post the best “vaxxies” – selfies of the moment they receive their Covid-19 vaccination. While vaxxies send out a strong message that the vaccines Continue Reading

Beating the anti-vaxxers: how star power can help squash vaccine myths | Vaccines and immunisation- Tempemail

President-elect Joe Biden’s statement that he would be happy to be vaccinated publicly against coronavirus to encourage people to follow suit – following similar pledges from Barack Obama, George W Bush and Bill Clinton – highlights a fundamental concern in global health circles. Vaccine hesitancy – as well as anti-vaccination Continue Reading