Healthy Mom, 39, in Utah Dies of Organ Failure Four Days After Moderna COVID Vaccination

Healthy Mom, 39, in Utah Dies of Organ Failure Four Days After Moderna COVID Vaccination

On Feb. 5, 2021, four days after being given a second dose of the experimental Moderna mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, Kassidi Kurill died reportedly of ‘multiple organ failure.’1 2 She was a healthy 39-year old single Mom with no known health problems, who worked as a surgical tech for several plastic surgeons in Ogden, Utah. An […]

Novartis Pays $678 Million for Kickbacks to Doctors

Novartis Pays $678 Million for Kickbacks to Doctors

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. of East Hanover, New Jersey has agreed to pay $678 million to settle a civil fraud lawsuit in which the U.S. government accused the company of illegally providing doctors with cash payments and other gifts for prescribing their cardiovascular and diabetes drugs between 2002 and 2011.1 Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt of […]

Who is Getting Rich Off Coronavirus Pandemic?

Who is Getting Rich Off Coronavirus Pandemic?

Opinion | In May 2020, the U.S. unemployment rate was 13.3%,1 which means 21 million Americans were unemployed. Not surprisingly, financial stress is a major concern, with 88% of Americans surveyed by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) saying that the COVID-19 pandemic is creating stress for their personal financial situation.2 Fifty-four percent were particularly […]

Novartis Manipulated Data in FDA Biologics License Application

Novartis Manipulated Data in FDA Biologics License Application

On Aug. 6, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a statement saying that Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis AG submitted a biologics license application (BLA) for the spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) gene therapy Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi) with manipulated data and failed to inform regulators until June 28, 2019—more than a month after the […]

Google Joins the Pharmaceutical Industry

Google Joins the Pharmaceutical Industry

Story Highlights Google, the world’s most widely used internet search engine, restructured itself to give semi-independence to its many subsidiary organizations under a new umbrella entity called Alphabet. Two of the divisions are focused on the business of medicine and operate in partnership with some of the world’s most powerful pharmaceutical companies that develop and […]