Naval Commander Warns that Military Vaccine Mandate Poses Threat to National Security

Naval Commander Warns that Military Vaccine Mandate Poses Threat to National Security

A U.S. Naval Commander is warning that the Pentagon’s orders to mandate the COVID-19 vaccination for all service members could be a threat to national security due to unknown effects of vaccine complications.1 Naval Officer J.H. Furman said that further study is needed before requiring the entire military force, which is comprised of an estimated […]

40 Percent of U.S. Marines Opting Out of COVID-19 Vaccination

40 Percent of U.S. Marines Opting Out of COVID-19 Vaccination

Story Highlights Among U.S. military forces, the rate of refusal for the experimental COVID-19 vaccines is reportedly at about 33 percent but may be higher. A new report shows that the number of Marines declining COVID-19 vaccinations may be closer to 40 percent. To date, the military cannot mandate COVID-19 vaccinations because the FDA only […]

Poll: Half of U.S. Military Families Do Not Want COVID-19 Vaccine

Poll: Half of U.S. Military Families Do Not Want COVID-19 Vaccine

A survey conducted in December 2020 by the Blue Star Families, a non-profit military advocacy organization, found that 53 percent of U.S. military families do not want to get the experimental COVID-19 vaccines being distributed under an  Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) granted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).1  The survey included a total […]

Vaccination Cards Will Track Everyone Who Gets a COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccination Cards Will Track Everyone Who Gets a COVID-19 Vaccine

On Dec. 2, 2020, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released the first images of the government’s proposed COVID-19 vaccination record card and vaccination kits that include a needle, syringe, alcohol wipes and a mask. The vaccination card, which will be issued to everyone who gets a COVID-19 vaccine, will be used by the U.S. […]

Genetically Engineered Cow Plasma Therapy for COVID-19 Will Be Tested on Humans

Genetically Engineered Cow Plasma Therapy for COVID-19 Will Be Tested on Humans

Story Highlights Human trials for a new COVID-19 immunotherapy candidate (SAB-185) that is derived from genetically engineered cow plasma will begin in July 2020. The cows have been genetically engineered to produce human antibodies to fight off COVID-19. Plasma from the cows is expected to assist COVID-19 patients overcome the infection. SAb Biotherapeutics (SAB), a […]