Omicron Found Mostly in Vaccinated Americans So Far

Omicron Found Mostly in Vaccinated Americans So Far

On Dec. 1, 2021, the first case of the new SARS-CoV-2 variant known as Omicron (initially designated “B.1.1.529”) in the United States was confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in California. The case involves a fully vaccinated individual in San Francisco who had returned from a trip to South Africa […]

Pfizer Says Fourth COVID Shot May Be Needed, Fauci Talks About Annual Shots

Pfizer Says Fourth COVID Shot May Be Needed, Fauci Talks About Annual Shots

In an interview with CNBC on Dec. 8, 2021, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said that he expects sooner rather than later all Americans will have to get a fourth dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 biologic for COVID-19 to try to protect against the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus causing mostly mild COVID disease. […]

Some Physicians Warn Against Warp Speed COVID Vaccinations for Children

Some Physicians Warn Against Warp Speed COVID Vaccinations for Children

On Oct. 29, 2021 the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine by five- to 11-year-old children under federal Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) guidelines. As California became the first state to announce that COVID vaccine will be required for children to attend school, districts in several other states plan […]

Tennessee Man Dies Three Days After Getting Second Pfizer COVID Shot

Tennessee Man Dies Three Days After Getting Second Pfizer COVID Shot

A 36-year-old man in Madison County, Tennessee died unexpectedly on Sept. 25, 2021, three days after receiving the second dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 biologic for COVID-19. Timothy Adam Hornsby was vaccinated on Sept. 22 and started feeling ill the next morning. His health took a turn for the worse two days […]

CDC Recommends Four COVID-19 Shots for Immunocompromised People

CDC Recommends Four COVID-19 Shots for Immunocompromised People

On Oct. 25, 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its COVID-19 vaccine guidance for moderately to severely immunocompromised people over the age of 18 years to include a total of four doses of a COVID-19 biologic.1 Moderate to Severely Immune Compromised People Can Get A Fourth COVID Shot Six Months […]

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 […]