COVID Vaccine Mandates Could Cripple National Guard

COVID Vaccine Mandates Could Cripple National Guard

The National Guard is a unique branch of the U.S. military that holds both state and national responsibilities ranging from responding to domestic natural disasters to supporting overseas operations. But tens of thousands of National Guard troops are at risk of being discharged for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine, worrying lawmakers on Capitol Hill that the […]

Medical Journals are Funded by the Pharmaceutical Industry

Medical Journals are Funded by the Pharmaceutical Industry

The medical community has long used scientific research to guide individual care, industry protocols, and what is known within the medical community as best practice or standard of care. With differing opinions about best treatment options, the final say often comes down to what clinical research shows—with documentation in peer-reviewed medical journals being the gold […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Described as Legal Black Hole

COVID-19 Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Described as Legal Black Hole

Attorneys familiar with vaccine injury claims have described the current compensation program for COVID-19 vaccines as a legal “black hole” and inadequate for addressing the vaccine injury claims associated with the fast-tracked COVID vaccines.1 Attorney Altom Maglio says he has been contacted by hundreds of people who suspect they have suffered COVID vaccine-related injuries but […]

Baby Formula Industry Slammed for Manipulative Social Media Marketing

Baby Formula Industry Slammed for Manipulative Social Media Marketing

In 1981, the World Health Assembly released a public health strategy known as The International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes to protect breastfeeding and “stop the aggressive and inappropriate marketing of breast-milk substitutes.”1 This initiative came after years of unethical formula marketing specifically to mothers in low-income parts of the world, which led to “dramatic […]

FDA Did Not Promptly Investigate Formula Plant Contamination Reports

FDA Did Not Promptly Investigate Formula Plant Contamination Reports

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is under fire after failing to promptly investigate whistleblower safety complaints at the Abbott Nutrition formula plant. Whistleblower complaints were filed in October 2021, but the FDA did not close down the plant until February after four babies contracted serious bacterial infections, two of whom died. Closure of […]

Robert Califf Heads FDA Again Despite Financial Ties to Pharma

Robert Califf Heads FDA Again Despite Financial Ties to Pharma

Robert M. Califf, MD was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by a vote of 50-46 on Feb. 15, 2022. Dr. Califf’s financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry was cited by some Senators as a reason they could not support his appointment. Similar concerns were expressed […]

Moderna CEO Was Paid $18.2 Million in 2021

Moderna CEO Was Paid $18.2 Million in 2021

As COVID-19 vaccine sales continue to soar, Moderna Chief Executive Stephane Bancel’s total personal financial compensation increased by 41 percent in 2021, reaching $18.2 million. The company’s total revenue rose 2,200 percent in 2021, jumping from $803 million to $18.5 billion.1 2 Moderna partnered with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), headed […]

Pfizer CEO Received $24.3 Million in Total Compensation for 2021

Pfizer CEO Received $24.3 Million in Total Compensation for 2021

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, who recently announced that a fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose will be necessary for everyone who has already gotten three doses, was awarded $24.3 million in personal financial compensation in 2021. In addition to his $1.69 million salary, which increased by 15 percent, Bourla took home a cash incentive of $8 million, […]

Harvard Study’s Goal: Identifying Messages That ‘Break Through’ to Vaccine Skeptics

Harvard Study’s Goal: Identifying Messages That ‘Break Through’ to Vaccine Skeptics

“If only there were a message that could break through skepticism and persuade unvaccinated people to get their shots. What a world that would be. But over the past year, this really did happen,” reads a February 2022 Vox article1 that continues on to describe a Harvard Business School publication2 which offers new evidence on […]

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

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

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 […]