Mandating a Novel Vaccine is a Novel Legal Issue

Mandating a Novel Vaccine is a Novel Legal Issue

The emergency use authorization (EUA) granted to vaccine manufacturers by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow experimental COVID-19 vaccines to be distributed to the U.S. population states that the product is “an investigational vaccine not licensed for any indication” and requires that all “promotional material relating to the COVID-19 Vaccine clearly and […]

CDC Intentionally Undercounting COVID-19 “Breakthrough Cases” in Vaccinated Persons

CDC Intentionally Undercounting COVID-19 “Breakthrough Cases” in Vaccinated Persons

When the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) relaxed its mask-wearing guidelines on May 13, 2021, it assured Americans, “The science is clear: If you are fully vaccinated, you are protected, and you can start doing the things that you stopped doing because of the pandemic.” But that assurance should be accompanied with […]

No More Masking?

No More Masking?

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its COVID-19 guidance on wearing masks. On May 13, 2021, the CDC announced that “fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, […]

“Breakthrough Cases” of COVID-19 Emerging Among Fully Vaccinated Americans

“Breakthrough Cases” of COVID-19 Emerging Among Fully Vaccinated Americans

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends getting a COVID-19 vaccine, stating that, “COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.”1 […]

After Blood Clot Reports, Some Countries Stop Using the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

After Blood Clot Reports, Some Countries Stop Using the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) held an emergency meeting on Mar. 18, 2021 after many European countries suspended use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca experimental COVID-19 vaccine due to reports of severe side effects including blood clots, low platelet counts and death.1 The EMA conducted a preliminary investigation into potential serious side effects and pronounced the vaccine […]

Poll: Half of Correctional Officers Do Not Want COVID-19 Vaccine

Poll: Half of Correctional Officers Do Not Want COVID-19 Vaccine

When a correctional officer took a poll of his co-workers on a private Facebook group asking whether they would get the COVID-19 vaccine, only 40 of 475 (8.4 percent) said yes and more than half replied, “Hell no”.1 This informal poll appears to represent the sentiment of Department of Corrections employees across the country. Despite […]

Severe Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccine Close Schools in Michigan, Ohio and New York

Severe Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccine Close Schools in Michigan, Ohio and New York

Schools in three states, Michigan, Ohio and New York were forced to close for a day last month after school staff could not work due to severe side effects from COVID-19 vaccinations. Schools in Alma and Ithaca, Michigan were closed on Feb. 16, 2021 because the majority of the teachers had experienced side effects after […]

Courts in Spain Order Forced COVID-19 Vaccination of Incapacitated Nursing Home Residents

Courts in Spain Order Forced COVID-19 Vaccination of Incapacitated Nursing Home Residents

In what appears to be the first case of a court ordered forced COVID-19 vaccination, a court in Galicia, Spain sided with a nursing home to require an incapacitated women to get the COVID-19 vaccine over her families objections. Even though the Spanish government has maintained that the novel vaccine would be voluntary, the nursing […]

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Not Recommended for People Over 65 in Germany

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Not Recommended for People Over 65 in Germany

Health officials in Germany have cautioned that the AstraZeneca/Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine (AZD1222) should not be given to people over the age of 65. Germany’s disease control agency, the Robert Koch Institute, only recommends the shot for people between the ages of 18-64 after concluding that there is not enough data available to determine whether the […]

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