Transparency by drug companies, scrutiny by journalists, vital in vaccine news

Pfizer’s chairman and CEO proclaimed in a Pfizer company news release: “Today is a great day for science and humanity.” In that PR news release – but only in that format – Pfizer announced early results of “a vaccine efficacy rate above 90%, at 7 days after the second dose.” That’s about all we know… Read More »

‘He put himself through the wringer for me’ – stem cell transplant boost for Paul (35) facing cancer battle as brother is a match

Brotherly love certainly knows no bounds for one Co Tyrone family. s a fit young Strabane man faced a third battle with cancer, his four younger brothers immediately stepped in to help. Paul Carlin (35) is currently receiving treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, an illness that he has faced down twice before. Despite receiving the all-clear… Read More »