As is the nature of viruses, the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 disease symptoms continues to mutate. Some scientists estimate it evolves at a rate of two new mutations every month, although most changes are minor and considered clinically unimportant.1 2 Depending on the type of genetic changes that occur, mutations can affect disease symptoms, […]
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 […]
With close to one-third of adults in the United States choosing to delay or forego the experimental COVID-19 vaccines, the medical industry is reportedly trying to understand the reasons behind the hesitancy and figure out how to persuade more Americans to get vaccinated.
Story Highlights As the demand for COVID-19 vaccines slows across the country, governments and businesses are offering a wide range of incentives to try to boost vaccination rates. In addition to a variety of cash lotteries, some of the offerings include air travel, college scholarships, state park passes, fishing or hunting licenses and complimentary food […]
Story Highlights Christopher Exley, PhD has hundreds of peer-reviewed articles and a well-established international reputation for his expertise on the toxicity and neurotoxicity of aluminum in the brain. In a study published in 2021, he and his colleagues investigating aluminum toxicity demonstrated that the amount of aluminum in vaccines varies and differs significantly from amounts […]
Story Highlights Despite ongoing concerns about overpopulation, birth rates are falling worldwide, and in many countries populations are projected to drop by half by the end of this century. Decreasing birth rates have been attributed to such social changes as increasing access to higher education for women, modern methods of contraception and economic considerations leading […]
Story Highlights An eight-month-old baby is the youngest person in the world to have been fully vaccinated with two doses of Pfizer’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had previously granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the experimental COVID vaccines for use in adults and has recently expanded its authorization to […]