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Monkeypox Fear Fest: Is Smallpox Vaccine on Its Way Back?

Monkeypox Fear Fest: Is Smallpox Vaccine on Its Way Back?

This article is an excerpt from a longer fully referenced report by NVIC co-founder and president Barbara Loe Fisher on Mutated Monkeypox Outbreaks and the Anticipated Return of Smallpox Vaccine, which can be read on NVIC.org. A day before the July 4, 2024 holiday, Business Insider published an article warning that “Experts are racing to […]

Moderna Stops mRNA COVID Biologics Plant Construction in Kenya

Moderna Stops mRNA COVID Biologics Plant Construction in Kenya

Moderna, Inc. announced recently that it has suspended its efforts to build a $200–$500 million mRNA (messenger ribonucleic acid) biologics manufacturing facility in Kenya while it determines projected future demand for mRNA biologics in Africa. Company officials concluded that, since the end of the COVID pandemic,  interest in COVID-19 biologics in Kenya and Africa has […]

African Nations Report Fewer Deaths from COVID Than Other Countries

African Nations Report Fewer Deaths from COVID Than Other Countries

During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, several countries in Africa were praised for controlling the pandemic by implementing traditional public health strategies to contain the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, despite having underdeveloped and fragile public heath systems. With a population of more than one billion people, the African continent appears to have been […]

Tanzanian Government Skeptical About Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines

Tanzanian Government Skeptical About Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines

On Feb 2, 2021, Tanzania’s health minister, Dorothy Gwajima, announced that her country has no plans in place to recommend widespread use of COVID-19 vaccines in the African country.1 The announcement came a few days after Tanzania’s President John Magufuli expressed concern about the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines developed and manufactured in Western […]

WHO: Polio Outbreak in Sudan Caused by Oral Polio Vaccine

WHO: Polio Outbreak in Sudan Caused by Oral Polio Vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently reported that a new poliovirus outbreak in Sudan is linked to an ongoing string of vaccine strain polio outbreaks in Africa caused by continued use of the live attenuated oral polio vaccine (OPV).1 On Aug. 9, 2020, the Federal Ministry of Health in Sudan notified the WHO of the […]

African Swine Fever Vaccine May Worsen Outbreaks of the Disease in Pigs

African Swine Fever Vaccine May Worsen Outbreaks of the Disease in Pigs

Story Highlights Chinese researchers announced that they have developed a vaccine for African swine fever. Currently, there are multiple outbreaks of African swine fever in pig populations in Asia and in many countries in the European Union. Other researchers have argued that fast tracking an African swine fever vaccine can worsen outbreaks, particularly when using […]

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