COVID Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Cited by Medical Examiners in Death of Two Boys

COVID Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Cited by Medical Examiners in Death of Two Boys

Two adolescent boys, who suddenly passed away in Connecticut and Michigan within a week after receiving the second dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccine, died due to myocarditis, according to a study published in the journal Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine on Feb. 14 2022.1 The boys, […]

College Student in New York Dies of Myocarditis Related to Pfizer COVID Shot

College Student in New York Dies of Myocarditis Related to Pfizer COVID Shot

A 24-year-old student at Corning Community College in Corning, New York died on Oct. 27, 2021, about six weeks after receiving the second dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) biologic for COVID-19. George Watts Jr., who was healthy and had no underlying medical conditions, was vaccinated in August and […]

Young Man in New Zealand Dies of Myocarditis 12 Days After Getting Pfizer COVID Biologic

Young Man in New Zealand Dies of Myocarditis 12 Days After Getting Pfizer COVID Biologic

A 26-year-old man in Dunedin, New Zealand died on Nov. 17, 2021 unexpectedly, 12 days after getting the first dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) biologic for COVID-19. Rory James Nairn was vaccinated on Nov. 5 and reportedly began to feel heart palpations or “flutters” a few hours after […]

CDC Opts for mRNA Biologics Over J&J COVID Vaccine Following Nine Blood Clotting Deaths

CDC Opts for mRNA Biologics Over J&J COVID Vaccine Following Nine Blood Clotting Deaths

Based on concerns over a growing number of reports of a blood clotting disorder known as thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS) following vaccination with Johnson & Johnson/Janssen’s experimental human adenovirus vectored Ad26.COV2.S vaccine, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted 15-0 on Dec. 16, 2021 to recommend the experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 biologics […]

FDA, CDC Green Light Pfizer’s Experimental COVID Biologic for Children 5 to 11 Years Old

FDA, CDC Green Light Pfizer’s Experimental COVID Biologic for Children 5 to 11 Years Old

One Oct 29, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 biologic BNT162b2 for children five to 11 years old. The FDA’s decision, which is based on a clinical trial earlier this year involving 2,268 kindergartners and elementary school-aged kids and an […]

Booster Shot for COVID May Eventually Be Required to Qualify as “Fully Vaccinated”

Booster Shot for COVID May Eventually Be Required to Qualify as “Fully Vaccinated”

As the COVID-19 booster vaccines are being rolled out for certain groups, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the agency is considering changing the definition of “fully vaccinated” in the near future.1 “We have not yet changed the definition of ‘fully vaccinated.’ We will continue to look at this. We […]

White House Reveals Plans to Give COVID Shots to All 5 to 11 Year Old Children

White House Reveals Plans to Give COVID Shots to All 5 to 11 Year Old Children

On Oct. 20, 2021, the Biden administration outlined plans to begin giving COVID-19 vaccinations to children between five and 11 years old. Pending the results of reviews of the plan by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) over the […]

Nordic Nations Suspend Use of Moderna COVID Shot Over Heart Inflammation Concerns

Nordic Nations Suspend Use of Moderna COVID Shot Over Heart Inflammation Concerns

Following reports of an increased risk of myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) and pericarditis (inflammation of the lining of the heart) in young adults after receiving Moderna/NIAID’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 biologic known as “Spikevax,” the governments of Denmark, Norway and Sweden have suspended the shot or will not make it available for […]

FDA’s Expert Panel Recommends COVID-19 Booster Dose for Seniors and Others, Rejects Booster Dose for Children

FDA’s Expert Panel Recommends COVID-19 Booster Dose for Seniors and Others, Rejects Booster Dose for Children

Despite not convening the Vaccines and Related Biologic Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) last month to vote on effectiveness and safety of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (licensed under the name COMIRNATY), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) convened the advisory committee on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 to vote on booster doses of the vaccine.1 The […]

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