Tag Archives: Controversial

Controversial reason to keep schools open

The decision to keep schools open to develop “herd immunity” has been met with criticism. Prime Minister Scott Morrison referenced the concept when questioned why such a decision was made and deputy chief medical officer Paul Kelly said having no herd immunity against coronavirus made everyone susceptible. “The important issue of herd immunity that we… Read More »

Controversial DNA screening technique used for at least one pregnancy

By Michael Le Page DNA can be taken from IVF embryos and analysedPASCAL GOETGHELUCK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY A company called Genomic Prediction has confirmed that at least one woman is pregnant with embryos selected after analysing hundreds of thousands of DNA variants to assess the risk of disease. It is the first time this approach has… Read More »