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By Claus Rinner, Claudia Chaufan, Jan Vrbik, Laurent Leduc, Valentina Capurri, Anton de Ruiter, Jeff Graham, Alexander Andrée, Angela Durante, Patrick Phillips, Deanna McLeod, Christopher A. Shaw, Niel Karrow, Julian G.B. Northey, Steven Pelech
Coercing COVID-19 vaccination in schools, colleges, universities, and workplaces makes little sense and could cause significant harm. Yet, this is where Canada is headed this Halloween 2021.
The COVID-19 vaccines currently available were developed on an accelerated timeline, with clinical trials compressed from years to months, and expedited approvals granted based on the preliminary results provided by the pharma industry. As an example, the study completion date for the Phase 1/2/3 trial for the Pfizer/BioNTech RNA vaccine is May 2023. Meanwhile, Pfizer received “full” approval from the US Food and Drug Administration on the condition it completes 13 additional safety and efficacy studies with final report submissions as late as May 2027, more than five years from today.
Anyone who disputes that these genet...
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