(Mckinsey) Much of the prevailing market research on COVID-19 vaccination frames sentiment as “likely,” “unlikely,” or “neutral.” McKinsey’s research is designed to uncover a more granular continuum of sentiments and to account for the fact that many consumers may take a “wait and see” approach to their decision about vaccination. Their research has found that consumers’ attitudes towards receiving a COVID-19 vaccine fall into three primary segments.
Pfizer is having supplier issues, some people who received the vaccine are reporting side effects like Bell’s Palsy. In the meantime this administration is patting itself on the back for the quick development of vaccines.
SUMMARY: Business by press release has made pharma executives a lot of money but we still haven’t seen any over reviewed data on COVID 19 vaccines.
SUMMARY: Pfizer’s ad in newspapers around the U.S. shows that they are ready to lead the fight against COVID-19 and in the process establish that their vaccine is safe and has been well tested.
SUMMARY: The numbers game for COVOD-19 vaccine makers has started but what most of the public, and the media, don’t understand is that the preliminary numbers don’t mean a damn thing until they are peer-reviewed.
SUMMARY: Pfizer’s 90 percent effectiveness is very impressive, but the rate is based on a relatively small number of people and the data has not been peer-reviewed but today headlines rule the news, not content.
WTF? The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) panel of experts questioned the safety and efficacy of its own rules around emergency COVID-19 vaccine approval at an advisory meeting Thursday. In the meantime, infuriated by the FDA’s defiance in a showdown over the Trump administration’s standards for authorizing a coronavirus vaccine, health secretary Alex Azar has spent recent weeks openly plotting the ouster FDA chief Stephen Hahn. At this point, who in their right mind is going to trust a COVID vaccine?
As development towards a COVID-19 vaccine continue so do the number of people who have said they won’t get vaccinated. The only way to get people on board with a vaccination is complete transparency about the product yet both J&J and Pfizer remain silent.