Boy in Singapore Compensated for Heart Attack Linked to Pfizer’s COVID Biologic

Boy in Singapore Compensated for Heart Attack Linked to Pfizer’s COVID Biologic

Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on Aug. 16, 2021 that it had awarded S$225,000 (just over $165,000) to the family of a 16-year-old boy in Singapore who suffered a heart attack six days after receiving the first dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 biologic (also known as BNT162b2 or “Comirnaty” vaccine) on […]

Existing Drugs Hold Promise for Treatment of COVID-19

Existing Drugs Hold Promise for Treatment of COVID-19

Story Highlights A group of Israeli researchers have studied close to 3,000 approved drugs to see if any could be repurposed to treat COVID-19. They identified 18 that showed encouraging results in laboratory studies, in many cases completely protecting human cells despite infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Three drugs have been singled […]

Many Americans Worry About the Safety of COVID Biologics

Many Americans Worry About the Safety of COVID Biologics

A new poll conducted Yahoo! News/YouGov during July 13-15, 2021 found that 37 percent of unvaccinated Americans are more fearful of the three experimental COVID-19 biologics currently available in the United States than they are of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that can cause the disease. The survey of 1,715 adults in the U.S. found that only […]

Yes, Over 4,400 Fully Vaccinated People Have Been Hospitalized With COVID-19

As vaccination numbers decline but infection numbers continue to rise, concern is growing over breakthrough COVID-19 infections. Are people who’ve gotten the vaccine still contracting serious bout of the virus? Is it true that 4,115 fully vaccinated people have been hospitalized or died with breakthrough COVID-19 infections? … As of April 30th of this year, […]