Thyroid Disorders Can Be Caused or Worsened by COVID Shots

Thyroid Disorders Can Be Caused or Worsened by COVID Shots

There have been a number of reports published in the medical literature describing cases of thyroid autoimmunity developing in individuals, who have received different types of COVID-19 shots.1 Cases occur in individuals who have never been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder and in those whose thyroid disorders worsen after COVID vaccinations. The thyroid is an […]

Inhaled COVID Vaccines Approved in India and China

Inhaled COVID Vaccines Approved in India and China

Regulatory agencies in India and China have approved two different spray vaccines for COVID-19 that are inhaled through the nose or mouth rather than injected into the body.1 Referred to as “mucosal” vaccines, the Chinese company CanSinoBIO and the Indian company Bharat Biotech hope the new COVID vaccines will provide “sterilizing immunity” and prevent infection […]

Pfizer Withdraws EUA Application for COVID Shot in India After Regulator Asks for Independent Safety Study

Pfizer Withdraws EUA Application for COVID Shot in India After Regulator Asks for Independent Safety Study

Pfizer, Inc. has withdrawn its emergency use authorization (EUA) application for its experimental BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 biologic (developed in collaboration with Germany’s BioNTech) in India.1 Pfizer was the first pharmaceutical company to apply for an EUA to distribute a COVID biologic in India in 2021. However, India’s regulatory agency […]