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 […]

Dramatic Increase in Suicide Attempts Among Adolescents During COVID-19 Lockdown Isolation

Dramatic Increase in Suicide Attempts Among Adolescents During COVID-19 Lockdown Isolation

There has been an increase in suicide attempts by adolescents aged 12-17 years old during the COVID-19 pandemic according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The longer the lockdowns that included social isolation and compulsory masking continued, the number of suicide attempts increased, especially among adolescent girls. From July through August […]

Supreme Court Overturns Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Companies, Reinstates Mandate for 10 Million Health Care Workers

Supreme Court Overturns Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Companies, Reinstates Mandate for 10 Million Health Care Workers

The U.S. Supreme Court decided two matters involving vaccine mandates by the Biden administration. The oral arguments, which were heard back-to-back, addressed whether the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) had the authority to enforce a federal mandate ordering private companies and organizations with 100 or more employees to compel their employees to get a […]

Hospitals Should Hire, Not Fire, Nurses with Natural Immunity

Hospitals Should Hire, Not Fire, Nurses with Natural Immunity

Among many surprising developments during this pandemic, the most stunning has been the questioning of naturally acquired immunity after a person has had the COVID-19 disease. We have understood natural immunity since at least the Athenian Plague in 430 BC. Here is Thucydides: Yet it was with those who had recovered from the disease that the sick […]