Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine: 11 Things You Need to Know

Rose Blan

In July, Pfizer and BioNTech initiated a late-stage clinical trial on a coronavirus vaccine. Half of the people got the vaccine, while the other half got a placebo of salt water. The companies then waited for people to get sick to determine if the vaccine offered any protection.

So far, 94 participants out of nearly 44,000 have gotten sick with Covid-19. An independent board of experts looked at how many

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Disgraced dentist will spend more time behind bars

Rose Blan

A historical sexual assault survivor has told her attacker that she is “not scared” of him anymore after a campaign of intimidation to silence her.

Disgraced Brisbane dentist Peter Agnew, 68, was sentenced to an additional nine months behind bars for indecently assaulting a woman in December of 1979.

His victim, then 20-years-old, told a court today that Agnew silenced her through fear and intimidation.



a group of people standing next to a person in a suit and tie: Disgraced dentist Peter Agnew will spend more time behind bars over a sexual assault.


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Disgraced dentist Peter

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The eight hidden costs of hospital care for children

Rose Blan

The extent of the non-medical costs incurred for a child needing hospital care vary significantly, according to research carried out by Children in Hospital Ireland – In Childhood Illness, Financial Stress: The hidden costs of hospital care for children – but the main ones include:

1) Travel

Some 72 per cent of respondents had children attending one of the three children’s hospitals in Dublin and for those living outside the

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