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Dr Jeremy Pearson, senior lecturer in Policing and a former Northumbria officer.

Academics join calls for priority police vaccinations amid growing concern

LEADING academics from the University of Sunderland (UoS) have added their voices to calls for the Government to vaccinate police officers alongside frontline health workers. The calls come amid increasing concerns that numbers of officers are being significantly reduced due to the coronavirus pandemic. Northumbria’s Police Commissioner Kim McGuinness, Chief […]

Covid-19: Busting the vaccine myths

Covid-19: Busting the vaccine myths

DR Jane Falconer is a Senior Lecturer in Immunology at the University of Sunderland. Today, as the Covid vaccine rolls out across the world, Dr Falconer dispels some of the ‘myths’ surrounding the vaccination process.   Myth #1: Covid vaccines are unsafe because they have been fast-tracked into production. Truth: Safe Covid […]