Monoclonal Antibodies No Longer Effective Against New Strains of SARS-CoV-2

Monoclonal Antibodies No Longer Effective Against New Strains of SARS-CoV-2

Monoclonal antibodies, which are synthetic versions of antibodies that are produced in a lab,  appear to have lost effectiveness against COVID-19 disease as new variants of the virus emerge. Previously touted as the top-of-the-line outpatient treatment by public health officials and many clinicians, monoclonal antibodies have fallen out of favor as outpatient treatment for patients […]

Most Americans Dying of COVID Were Vaccinated

Most Americans Dying of COVID Were Vaccinated

A recent analysis done by Cynthia Cox of the Kaiser Family Foundation for The Health 202 newsletter of The Washington Post found that approximately 58 percent of the people who died of COVID-19 in the United States in August 2022 had been vaccinated or vaccinated and boosted for COVID. Earlier this year, it was estimated that […]

Health Care System Mandates COVID Shot, Withdraws Religious and Medical Exemptions

Health Care System Mandates COVID Shot, Withdraws Religious and Medical Exemptions

Froedtert Health, a health care system headquartered in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, is withdrawing religious and medical exemptions held by employees who had originally refused to get the messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 shots. The company informed its employees that they must now get vaccinated with the recently approved Novavax’s COVID vaccine NVX-CoV2373 (also known as “Nuvaxovid” and […]

Blaming Unvaccinated Americans. Here We Go Again.

Blaming Unvaccinated Americans. Here We Go Again.

Opinion | Fueled by the phrase, “pandemic of the unvaccinated,” last year many corporate media outlets began running a series of articles attacking people who chose to exercise their medical informed consent rights and not get vaccinated for COVID-19. The hit pieces laid the blame for the continuing COVID pandemic squarely on the shoulders of unvaccinated […]

Oxford Study Finds Increased COVID Infection Rate Among the COVID Vaccinated

Oxford Study Finds Increased COVID Infection Rate Among the COVID Vaccinated

Researchers from Oxford University in the United Kingdom published a study in The Lancet finding that those who received two doses of COVID-19 shot were 44 percent more likely to be infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus than those who were unvaccinated.1 2 The study, published on June 30 2022, collected data from Dec. 8, 2020 […]

Shortage of Adderall Affecting Behavior in Children and Adults

Shortage of Adderall Affecting Behavior in Children and Adults

On October 12, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a shortage of a drug formulation of amphetamine mixed salts, commonly referred to by the brand name Adderall. Adderall is an FDA approved drug for the treatment of narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), including anger, anxiety, forgetfulness and trouble focusing.1 Adderall […]

New COVID Shots Same As Old Ones

New COVID Shots Same As Old Ones

Two studies performed recently at Columbia University and Harvard University have found that the new COVID-19 bivalent (two-in-one) booster shots developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna/NIAID do not provide better protection against the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariant viruses than the original monovalent formulations of the shots.1 2 3 In the Columbia study, 19 people were […]

Paxlovid May Interact With Common Heart Drugs and Cause Blood Clots, Bleeding, Arrhythmia and Muscle Weakness

Paxlovid May Interact With Common Heart Drugs and Cause Blood Clots, Bleeding, Arrhythmia and Muscle Weakness

Findings from a new study published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology found that administration of the anti-viral drug Paxlovid can interact with several commonly prescribed cardiovascular drugs and be associated with an increased risk for blood clots and bleeding, which are termed clinically relevant drug-to-drug interactions (DDI).1 Manufactured by Pfizer, Paxlovid is […]

FDA Authorizes COVID Bivalent Shots for Children as Young as Five Years Old

FDA Authorizes COVID Bivalent Shots for Children as Young as Five Years Old

On Oct. 12, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the COVID bivalent booster versions of messenger RNA (mRNA) Comirnaty and Spikevax biologics developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna/NIAID for children as young as five or six years old, respectively. The FDA’s  decision on Aug. 31 to grant […]

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