Severe Allergic Reactions Reported After Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccinations

Severe Allergic Reactions Reported After Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccinations

Last week the United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued a strong warning to those who have a history of significant allergic reactions to medicines, foods or vaccines or who carry an epi-pen that they may be at increased individual risk for suffering a serious allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Volunteer in India Develops Encephalopathy and Sues

COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Volunteer in India Develops Encephalopathy and Sues

A 40-year old business consultant in India, who volunteered to be a participant in clinical trials of the experimental COVID-19 vaccine (Covishield) created by AstraZeneca and Oxford University is suing Serum Institute of India (SII), which is producing the vaccine in India, for 50 million rupees ($680,000) after he developed acute encephalopathy (brain dysfunction) within […]

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against COVID Restrictions on Catholic, Jewish Services in New York

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against COVID Restrictions  on Catholic, Jewish Services in New York

On the eve of Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) published a ruling that granted an emergency temporary injunction blocking the enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions on attendance at religious services in churches and synagogues located in specific areas of New York as outlined in an Oct. 6, 2020 […]

Ticketmaster Walks Back Plans to Require COVID-19 Testing or Vaccination

Ticketmaster Walks Back Plans to Require COVID-19 Testing or Vaccination

On Nov. 11, 2020, Billboard magazine reported that Ticketmaster, the world’s largest ticket agency, revealed it wants to require proof that ticket purchasers have tested negative for the SARS-CoV-2 virus within 24-72 hours before attending an event or have received a COVID-19 vaccine with a year of the event.1 This would mean that gone are […]

German Police Fire Water Cannon at Lockdown Protesters and Arrest Hundreds

German Police Fire Water Cannon at Lockdown Protesters and Arrest Hundreds

German citizens protesting in Berlin on Nov. 18, 2020 against new more restrictive coronavirus lockdowns, masking and social distancing restrictions were dispersed by police forces using water cannons and pepper spray on the crowd of about 10,000. Whistling, chanting and banging saucepans while holding signs, most of the demonstrators were not wearing masks or social […]

Denmark Citizens Refuse Law Mandating Forced COVID-19 Vaccine

Denmark Citizens Refuse Law Mandating Forced COVID-19 Vaccine

With a COVID-19 vaccine possibly rolling out to the public by December or early next year, some governments are pushing for a mandatory vaccine program, as in Denmark where it was met with protests. The national government in Denmark had to abandon a new law that would require a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine after Danish citizens took to the streets […]

Half a Million Sharks Could Die to Produce Squalene Adjuvants for COVID-19 Vaccines

Half a Million Sharks Could Die to Produce Squalene Adjuvants for COVID-19 Vaccines

Story Highlights A shark conservation group is calling for alternatives to using squalene harvested from the liver of sharks as an adjuvant in COVID-19 vaccine candidates. Shark conservation advocates estimate that an additional 500,000 sharks will be killed every year should squalene adjuvanted coronavirus vaccines become licensed for global general use. The group is asking […]

NVIC’s Online Vaccine Conference Rebroadcast This Weekend by Popular Demand

NVIC’s Online Vaccine Conference Rebroadcast This Weekend by Popular Demand

There was a young man walking down a deserted beach just before dawn. In the distance he saw a frail old man. As he approached the old man, he saw him picking up stranded starfish and throwing them, one by one, back into the sea. The young man gazed in wonder as the old man, […]

ACIP Updates Influenza Vaccine Guidelines for Seniors

ACIP Updates Influenza Vaccine Guidelines for Seniors

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued new updates for influenza vaccines for 2020–2021 “flu season,” primarily for Fluzone and Fluad vaccines. In November 2019, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) licensed inactivated injectable Fluzone High-Dose Quadrivalent (HD-IIV4) for use in persons aged […]

Major Protests in Berlin and London Opposing Forced Masking and Lockdowns

Major Protests in Berlin and London Opposing Forced Masking and Lockdowns

Responding to big public demonstrations in Berlin and London against forced masking, “social distancing” and lockdown laws that have torn apart the economic and social fabric of European societies, mainstream media outlets described the tens of thousands of people who attended the gatherings as “covid-deniers,”1 2 and “conspiracy theorists and far-right groups.”3 Most of the […]