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Pfizer Will Charge Patients $1,390 for COVID Anti-Viral Paxlovid

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Pfizer, Inc. plans to charge consumers more than double the price charged to the U.S. government for its COVID-19 anti-viral drug nirmatrelvir-ritonavir, sold under the brand name Paxlovid. A five-day course of the drug to treat COVID will soon cost patients $1,390.  According to researchers, it costs Pfizer $13 to manufacture the supply of pills […]

Big Pharma’s Revolving Door With Government Health Agencies

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More than half of the staff at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) go to work for pharmaceutical giants when they leave the government, according to a new report by researchers at the University of Southern California and Harvard University. The report showed that eight percent of the CDC staff came from […]

Study Finds 25 Percent of Hospitalizations Result in Health Care Related Injuries

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A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that hospital related adverse events were identified in nearly one in four hospital admissions, and that approximately one in four of the events were preventable.1 “The authors’ findings are disturbing. These findings suggest that the safety movement has, at best, stalled,” said Donald […]

Some American Companies Dropping Vaccine Mandate for Employees After Supreme Court Ruling

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Several large corporations across the country including Starbucks, General Electric, Intel and Adidas are dropping COVID-19 vaccine mandates and weekly testing policies.1 The policy changes came following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down COVID vaccine mandates for companies with more than 100 employees, which were put into place by the Biden administration. The administration’s […]

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

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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 […]

Supreme Court Holds Special Session to Rule on Federal COVID Vaccine Mandate

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On Jan. 7,  2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will hold a special session to hear oral arguments in a group of cases challenging the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employers with 100 or more employees and for healthcare workers who work in a facility that receives funding from the Centers […]

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