A trial will soon get underway, to see if giving people different vaccines for their first and second doses, works as well as using the same vaccine twice. Vaccine Minister Nadhim Zahawi, told journalists this morning, that the purpose of the trial is to provide more flexibility with vaccine rollout and help deal with any potential disruption to supplies. I don’t believe him. This smells a bit. According to the BBC:
The Com-Cov study, run by the National Immunisation Schedule Evaluation Consortium, will involve more than 800 volunteers over the age of 50 in England. Some will receive the Oxford jab followed by the Pfizer vaccine or vice versa – four or 12 weeks apart. Other vaccines may be added as they are approved by regulators.
Currently, official guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) says that anyone already given the Pfizer-BioNTech or Oxford-AstraZeneca jab as part of the UK’s approved immunisation programme should get the same vaccine for both doses.
What’s really going on? Is this in any way necessary? The answer seems to be, not remotely. As we know, the UK has ordered a total of 407 million doses of seven of the most promising vaccines. Three of them have been approved by the MHRA. These include 100 million doses of the Oxford vaccine which is enough to inoculate 50 million people and 40 million Pfizer jabs. According to Health Secretary Matt Hancock, this is enough to cover the entire population. He’s also ordered millions of doses of the recently approved Moderna jab.
You don’t need to be a mathematician to realise, that if 100 million Oxford/AstraZeneca jabs and 40 million Pfizer jabs are more than enough to inoculate the entire country, we’re going to have more than a quarter of a billion spare vaccines! Could this explain the decision to trial the mixing of the jabs? Could this also explain why paediatrician Anthony Costello (member of Independent SAGE) recommended this week, that all children are vaccinated even though kids are virtually untouched by Covid?
Might it also explain the hysteria around coronavirus mutations? These scare stories about the Kent mutation and the South African mutation are usually followed by hasty assurances that the vaccines will probably work against the new strains. That’s very convenient for those who sell these jabs and very convenient for a Health Secretary who has ordered close to half a billion of them. The same people who buy and sell the vaccines are the very same people who inform us of these new mutations! This really does smell you know, but hell will freeze over before the media in this country takes it on.