vaccines



Are mandatory vaccines ethical?

30th January 2022

Grace Edward discusses the ethics surrounding mandatory vaccines. Austria has announced that it will mandate all residents over the age of 14 to be vaccinated for Covid-19, and all those who don’t will be faced with a fine of up to 3,600 euros every three months. After a meeting with the Alpine republic’s heads of ...


Blood, jabs and tears: the undisclosed menstrual side effects of the covid-19 vaccine

5th January 2022

Melisa Korkut discusses the reported period changes following the Covid-19 vaccine. In recent months, claims of people noticing changes to their periods after receiving the Covid-19 vaccine have emerged on social media. This likely came as such a shock because the possibility of menstruation changes as a side effect is not included in the patient ...


Do vaccines set you free?

18th February 2021

Taking a look at the Covid-19 passport debate. In the chaos of the past year, the extensive outcomes of the Covid-19 pandemic have somehow simultaneously brought humanity together and divided us as we’ve been forced to face the contingent dangers of our frailty. As we seem to be reaching the hopeful horizon of widespread vaccinations, ...


Should we be giving anti-vaxxers a platform?

7th December 2020

With announcement of potential Covid-19 vaccines, our Science and Tech Columnist Sofia considers whether giving anti-vaxxers a platform is dangerous.  We are nearing the Holy Grail. Getting closer to the legendary treasure. We have potential vaccines against Covid-19. Our prayers have finally been answered!  Well, not everyone’s. Despite being in a prolonged pandemic, there are ...