G20 Leaders Pledge to Require Global “Digital Health Certificate” Vaccine Passport

G20 Leaders Pledge to Require Global “Digital Health Certificate” Vaccine Passport

Twenty leaders of countries considered to be the world’s largest economies gathered at a meeting in Bali, Indonesia on Nov. 14-15, 2022 to discuss ways to “Recover Together, Recover Stronger” from widespread economic devastation caused by the global public health community response to the COVID pandemic.1 The G20 leaders, which included the President of the […]

Cornell University Physician: I Was Wrong about COVID Vaccine Mandates

Cornell University Physician: I Was Wrong about COVID Vaccine Mandates

The great martial artist Bruce Lee reputedly said that all mistakes are forgivable—if one has the courage to admit the mistake. Paul Fenyves, a primary care physician in New York City who specializes in internal medicine, seems to have learned this lesson. Fenyves, a primary care doctor at Weill Cornell Medicine, recently admitted he was wrong to […]

New York Court Reinstates City Workers Who Refused COVID Shots

New York Court Reinstates City Workers Who Refused COVID Shots

Judge Ralph Porzio, a Superior Court judge in Staten Island ordered that 16 city sanitation workers who lost their jobs for rejecting the COVID-19 shot mandate be reinstated for work and receive back pay. The ruling does not affect the city’s mandate or the other approximate 1,700 workers who were fired for failing to follow […]

Polio Case in New York Caused by “Vaccine-Derived” Poliovirus

Polio Case in New York Caused by “Vaccine-Derived” Poliovirus

Opinion | The first reported case of polio in the United States since 2013 was confirmed in New York last week. According to New York health officials, a young adult in Rockland County contracted type 2 “vaccine-derived” poliovirus (VDPV2), which may have been transmitted by someone who received the Sabin live attenuated oral polio vaccine (OPV). […]

Mayor of New York City Sued for Discriminatory ‘Key To NYC’ Vaccine Mandate

Mayor of New York City Sued for Discriminatory ‘Key To NYC’ Vaccine Mandate

New York Mayor, Eric Adams, has been sued by 18 plaintiffs including five Orthodox Jews and a Roman Catholic who are suing on behalf of their minor children over the ‘key to NYC’ vaccine mandate. The plaintiffs, who are suing the mayor in federal district court in Brooklyn, claim that the vaccine passport system is […]

The Power of Protest

The Power of Protest

All in less than one week, Israel has repealed restrictions and is backing off vaccine mandates, even as cases and deaths are hitting new highs, and implausibly so in the most vaccinated and boosted country in the world. The U.K. has backed off too. Same in Denmark, Ireland, Finland, and Norway. Switzerland has joined in, and […]

Testing Will Not Save Us

Testing Will Not Save Us

I have heard many people say that at this moment—January 2022—testing will save us. They cite success stories like the National Basketball Association’s bubble (of 2020) to show what testing can accomplish.  Unfortunately, here are nine considerations that they are missing when it comes to mass testing. 1. No one has any tests. There are […]

Israeli Study Finds Natural Immunity to Coronavirus Far Superior to Vaccine-Induced Immunity

Israeli Study Finds Natural Immunity to Coronavirus Far Superior to Vaccine-Induced Immunity

A new retrospective observational study conducted by researchers at Tel Aviv University and Maccabi Healthcare in Israel found that unvaccinated individuals who developed an infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus were considerably more protected against the Delta variant of the virus than those who had received two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) biologic […]

NYC Vaccine Mandate Putting Restaurant Owners in Impossible Position

New York City’s vaccine mandate for indoor activities starts today, but many restaurants are pushing back. … A lot of restaurant owners say this puts them in an impossible position—the expectation they mandate proof of vaccine of their patrons, many of those patrons who have been supporting them over the past year and a half. […]

New York Mandates COVID Passports, Dubbed ‘Key To NYC’

“Bill de Blasio announced that, beginning August 16th, anyone who wants to enjoy indoor entertainment, such as bars, restaurants or movie theaters, and anyone entering an indoor gym, must show proof of vaccination. He’s calling it the Key to New York City. After innumerous other attempts to entice people into vaccination, from $100 gift cards […]