vaccine

One Misstep For Science, One Giant Leap In Distrust
8 March 2023

One Misstep For Science, One Giant Leap In Distrust

The author’s intention in this article is to summarise the research that he has done on the corals in the Great Barrier Reef and contextualises and disseminates the findings of research conducted as part of the IPA’s Project for Real Science Program. The Project for Real Science is an initiative of the Institute of Public Affairs to rebuild the integrity of
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So Slow On The Jab, We Need War Effort To End Pandemic
31 March 2021

So Slow On The Jab, We Need War Effort To End Pandemic

Brisbane has been plunged into another snap lockdown after COVID-19 slipped into the community through an inexplicably unvaccinated doctor and nurse. Australia’s borders remain closed and tens of thousands are trapped overseas. Winter, with a higher transmission risk, is coming. Australia is stuck in COVID purgatory: lockdowns and domestic border closures at any moment, lives and livelihoods at risk, and
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End The Paranoia Of Hermit Country
5 January 2021

End The Paranoia Of Hermit Country

Australia has some of the harshest border restrictions on the planet: stringent arrival caps, two-week hotel quarantine and prevention of citizens leaving the country without special exemptions. These restrictions have kept Australians safe. But they have also left tens of thousands stranded overseas, separated loved ones, and destroyed the international tourism sector. We have lost a basic right of citizenship,
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Hurry Up And Then Stop
14 December 2020

Hurry Up And Then Stop

Australia is not following the science. The decision to dither on the Covid-19 vaccines will not delay the economic recovery but could risk lives and undermine faith in immunisation. Last week the United Kingdom became the first country on the planet to approve the BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine. This week rollout began. The United States is expected to do the same in
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Looking Forward Episode 77: COVID19 At The Crossroads
26 August 2020

Looking Forward Episode 77: COVID19 At The Crossroads

After six months of COVID19 in Australia the panel discusses whether it’s time to say this is the new normal, and that we can neither wait for a vaccine nor indefinitely extend emergency powers. Australian PM Scott Morrison announced a deal with AstraZenica for provide a coronavirus vaccine for all Australians in 2021, but is that even feasible or just
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