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 […]

Doctor in India Sues Government Over COVID-19 Vaccine

Doctor in India Sues Government Over COVID-19 Vaccine

Jacob Puliyel, MD, a pediatrician in India for more than 40 years, brought suit in the Supreme Court of India against the Union of India and COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers in a legal challenge to the country’s COVID vaccine program.1 Dr. Puliyel, who has served as Director of Research and Projects at Holy Family Hospital in Delhi […]

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Pfizer, Inc. has withdrawn its emergency use authorization (EUA) application for its experimental BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 biologic (developed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 […]