Public Skepticism Over COVID Shots Fuels Growing Vaccine Hesitancy

Public Skepticism Over COVID Shots Fuels Growing Vaccine Hesitancy

A study conducted by the University of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom found that public confidence in vaccines has declined significantly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, published in the medical journal Vaccine in October 2022 surveyed a total of 1,009 individuals—739 in 2019 and 270 in 2022.1 2 3 4 5 […]

CDC May Bring Back Oral Polio Vaccine in U.S.

CDC May Bring Back Oral Polio Vaccine in U.S.

In response to the first confirmed case of polio in the United States since 2013 this past September and the subsequent detection of the polio virus in New York City wastewater, officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are now considering recommending a return to use of the live attenuated oral […]

Shortage of Adderall Affecting Behavior in Children and Adults

Shortage of Adderall Affecting Behavior in Children and Adults

On October 12, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a shortage of a drug formulation of amphetamine mixed salts, commonly referred to by the brand name Adderall. Adderall is an FDA approved drug for the treatment of narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), including anger, anxiety, forgetfulness and trouble focusing.1 Adderall […]

Severe Reactions Minutes After COVID Vaccination Usually Written Off as Coincidental

Severe Reactions Minutes After COVID Vaccination Usually Written Off as Coincidental

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone who receives a COVID-19 vaccine should be “monitored on site for at least 15 minutes after vaccination.” This is based on the belief that most allergic reactions to vaccines, including severe ones like anaphylaxis, which can lead to unconsciousness, seizures, shock, coma and […]

Mercury Project Funds Research to Convince More People to Get COVID Shots

Mercury Project Funds Research to Convince More People to Get COVID Shots

The Mercury Project, a global consortium of researchers dedicated to “combating the impacts of mis- and disinformation on public health,” is being sponsored by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) of Brooklyn, New York. SSRC announced on Aug. 23, 2022 that it will provide $7.2 million in grant funding teams doing behavioral research aimed at […]

A Gratitude Script for the COVID Vaccinated But Infected

A Gratitude Script for the COVID Vaccinated But Infected

“I would like to let you know that I have tested positive for #COVID19. I am thankful to have received four doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and I am feeling well while experiencing very mild symptoms. I am isolating and have started a course of Paxlovid.” These were the words of Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla […]

Global Hepatitis Outbreak in Children May Be Linked to Social Distancing Policies

Global Hepatitis Outbreak in Children May Be Linked to Social Distancing Policies

The current mysterious outbreak of acute hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) in children in the United States, specifically in Alabama, could be caused by an adenovirus infection that children are more susceptible to because of COVID-19 pandemic-related social distancing policies, according to a report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

How the CDC Buries the Truth About Natural Immunity

How the CDC Buries the Truth About Natural Immunity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the U.S. government’s major operating components, an agency under the Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC’s mission statement reads, “CDC increases the health security of our nation. … CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats.” The agency also pledges to […]

College Student in New York Dies of Myocarditis Related to Pfizer COVID Shot

College Student in New York Dies of Myocarditis Related to Pfizer COVID Shot

A 24-year-old student at Corning Community College in Corning, New York died on Oct. 27, 2021, about six weeks after receiving the second dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) biologic for COVID-19. George Watts Jr., who was healthy and had no underlying medical conditions, was vaccinated in August and […]

U.S. Hospitals May ‘Recalculate’ How They Report COVID Cases

U.S. Hospitals May ‘Recalculate’ How They Report COVID Cases

Perhaps influenced by the lifting of COVID-19-related restrictions by several European countries—starting with Denmark—during the past two weeks, the United States seems to be on the verge of following Europe’s lead in declaring the pandemic over. In a recent interview with the Financial Times, White House chief medical advisor and director of the  National Institute […]

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