"The current, likely temporary, shortage of supply has prompted calls for altering the two-dose schedule for the mRNA vaccines by either delaying the second dose until more supply is delivered, omitting the second dose altogether or decreasing the amount of vaccine administered by 50 per cent. Strong ethical arguments can be made to vaccinate as many people as possible straight away, rather than leaving second doses in the freezer for the approved three or four weeks.
But there are also strong ethical, political and scientific reasons why that would be a serious mistake." - Science gave us excellent vaccines. Why bend the rules?
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