Stanford Epidemiologist Says COVID Vaccination is Primarily a Matter of Personal Health, Not Public Health

Stanford Epidemiologist Says COVID Vaccination is Primarily a Matter of Personal Health, Not Public Health

Opinion | As one-size-fits-all COVID vaccine mandates sweep government, academia, and corporate America, new data are emerging that undermine the public health justifications for these policies. Studies from multiple countries now indicate that vaccination alone is less effective than the acquired immunity many already possess and unable to prevent transmission in the medium-to-long term. Since the pandemic began, more […]

White House Reveals Plans to Give COVID Shots to All 5 to 11 Year Old Children

White House Reveals Plans to Give COVID Shots to All 5 to 11 Year Old Children

On Oct. 20, 2021, the Biden administration outlined plans to begin giving COVID-19 vaccinations to children between five and 11 years old. Pending the results of reviews of the plan by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) over the […]

Nordic Nations Suspend Use of Moderna COVID Shot Over Heart Inflammation Concerns

Nordic Nations Suspend Use of Moderna COVID Shot Over Heart Inflammation Concerns

Following reports of an increased risk of myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) and pericarditis (inflammation of the lining of the heart) in young adults after receiving Moderna/NIAID’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 biologic known as “Spikevax,” the governments of Denmark, Norway and Sweden have suspended the shot or will not make it available for […]

Pilots in Flight at Higher Risk of Death from Myocarditis After mRNA COVID Shots Says Army Surgeon

Pilots in Flight at Higher Risk of Death from Myocarditis After mRNA COVID Shots Says Army Surgeon

A United States senior army surgeon Lieutenant Colonel Theresa Long, MD, MPH, who specializes in infectious diseases, filed an affidavit under the Military Whistleblower Protection Act against the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for active duty military personnel.1 Her affidavit states that there is risk of myocarditis and pericarditis, which involves inflammation of the heart, […]

Moderna, Novavax Developing Combined Single-Dose COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccine

Moderna, Novavax Developing Combined Single-Dose COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccine

American pharmaceutical and biotechnology company Moderna, Inc., which partnered with the U.S. National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to develop an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine being distributed in the United States under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) announced that it is developing a combined single-dose booster vaccine for COVID-19 and seasonal influenza.1 In a […]

Half of COVID Delta Variant Infections in Israel are in Vaccinated People

Half of COVID Delta Variant Infections in Israel are in Vaccinated People

Israel is currently experiencing a surge in the number of people testing positive for the Delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. On June 24, 2021, the country’s Ministry of Health announced that it had registered 227 new coronavirus cases—the highest daily increase since May. This compares to only 13 cases of the virus the previous […]

The Tragedy of Unintended Consequences

The Tragedy of Unintended Consequences

After the strawberry plants started forming berries in my garden this spring, I bought some bird netting and carefully covered the plants. In past years, the birds had helped themselves to the berries and I was determined to protect this year’s crop for my own consumption. The netting was a pain to maneuver around, but […]

Italy Suspends AstraZeneca’s COVID Vaccine After Teen’s Brain Hemorrhage Death

Italy Suspends AstraZeneca’s COVID Vaccine After Teen’s Brain Hemorrhage Death

The government of Italy has suspended AstraZeneca/Oxford University’s experimental AZD1222 COVID-19 vaccine for people under 60 years of age in that country. The decision, announced on June 11, 2021, follows the recent death of 18-year-old Camilla Canepa, who died of a cerebral  due to a blood clot 16 days after receiving the first dose of […]

“Breakthrough Cases” of COVID-19 Emerging Among Fully Vaccinated Americans

“Breakthrough Cases” of COVID-19 Emerging Among Fully Vaccinated Americans

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends getting a COVID-19 vaccine, stating that, “COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.”1 […]

Physical Therapist Dies Two Days After Getting COVID-19 Shot in Indiana

Physical Therapist Dies Two Days After Getting COVID-19 Shot in Indiana

A healthy 28-year-old woman in Indiana died unexpectedly at her home on Jan. 21, 2021 two days after receiving an experimental mRNA (messenger ribonucleic acid) biologic for COVID-19. The deceased, Haley Link Brinkmeyer, PhD worked as a physical therapist at the North River Health Campus senior living community in Evansville.1 2 3 “My 28 year […]

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