Authors: QUOTH THE RAVEN QTR Finance September 16, 2022
It was just a couple of days ago that I wrote about the explosive chronology of events laid out by Rutgers professor and Harvard PhD Dr. Richard Ebright that made it clear to me that the Covid “lab leak” origin was the most reasonable explanation for the pandemic.
And now, before we’ve even had a chance to digest that information, it looks as though we are getting another desperately needed Covid reality check: a new study conducted by scientists from University of Washington, Harvard and Johns Hopkins, emerged just hours ago and makes arguments against vaccine booster mandates for young adults. The findings of the study were stunning.
The study, which is still in pre-print and has not yet been peer reviewed, is called “COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters for Young Adults: A Risk-Benefit Assessment and Five Ethical Arguments against Mandates at Universities”.
The study looks at how, as of May 2022, at least 1,000 colleges and universities have required vaccination, with over 300 of them requiring boosters. Despite “more than fifty petitions” in writing against these mandates, “young people, parents and faculty have been ignored by administrators and mandate proponents”, the study says.
Led by researchers from the University of Washington, University of Oxford, Harvard and Johns Hopkins University, it set out to look at the problems of students facing disenrollment at North American universities due to third dose COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
The says that “two main factors” are driving scientific controversy over boosters: “a lack of evidence that booster doses provide meaningful reduction in hospitalisation risk among young people and mounting evidence that (widespread) prior infection confers significant protection against hospitalisation 50 due to (re-)infection.”
Remember earlier this year when the idea of “natural immunity” all of a sudden went from conspiracy theory topic to widely accepted by Dr. Fauci?
The paper seeks to provide the first “risk benefit assessment of SARS-CoV-2 boosters for young previously uninfected adults under 40 years old”.
The study found that requiring third boosters may provide “net expected harm”, as the study estimated that “22,000 – 30,000 previously uninfected adults aged 18-29 must be boosted with an mRNA vaccine to prevent one COVID-19 hospitalisation.”