WHO Scientist Cautions Against Mixing & Matching Investigational Vaccine Product While Canada Health Bureaucracy Declares Safe & Sound

WHO Scientist Cautions Against Mixing & Matching Investigational Vaccine Product While Canada Health Bureaucracy Declares Safe & Sound

A leading scientist from the World Health Organization (WHO) has concerns about various studies now ongoing that actually mix and match different COVID-19 vaccines as a “dangerous trend” that may serve to do more damage than good. Soumya Swaminathan told a media briefing discussing these studies now involving this practice, which TrialSite has tracked in places such as Canada. No mixing up of products should occur until proper studies have been completed, with accompanying data. And WHO is looking at equitable distribution, which has been lacking. There are still nations where frontline workers, including those in the healthcare sector, haven’t been vaccinated. Canada responded sharply to the WHO edict, suggesting that such practices are safe and efficacious. But how do they know? TrialSite introduced the Canadian MOSAIC study just in May 2021. That Canada-based study just started and it’s premature to declare at least from that study that such practices are safe.

What’s the data behind combining vaccines? What safety tests have been conducted? What about low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs) without nearly enough vaccine supplies? So many questions get raised for those count...

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