DNA, RNA and …CEO

These days, scientific acronyms like DNA and RNA have been slipping glibly off people’s tongues almost as often as business related acronyms such as CEO and CFO… If you’re curious about the headline for this article, it was chosen because a certain high profile CEO has been recorded using the acronyms “DNA” and “RNA” in…

Does the NZ datasheet for the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine (“COMIRNATY”) provide sufficient information to facilitate informed decision making?

Published 13 February 2021 Article at a glance Introduction On February 3, 2021, NZ’s pharmaceutical medicines regulator, Medsafe, gave provisional approval for Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine “COMIRNATY” to be used in NZ and published a datasheet for the vaccine on its website.  The vaccine was given provisional approval even though a major clinical trial of the…