COVID Vaccine Mandates Worsen Shortage of Health Care Workers in U.S.

COVID Vaccine Mandates Worsen Shortage of Health Care Workers in U.S.

In early September 2021, Rick Pollack, the CEO of the American Hospital Association (AHA) said that the association supports COVID-19 vaccine mandates and has been trying to increase vaccination rates in hospitals and health systems. He added, “As a practical matter, this policy may result in exacerbating the severe workforce shortage problems that currently exist.”1 […]

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 […]

Judge Revokes Mother’s Child Visitation Rights for Refusing COVID Vaccine

Judge Revokes Mother’s Child Visitation Rights for Refusing COVID Vaccine

A judge in Cook County, Illinois took away a mother’s parental visitation rights to see her 11-year-old son when he learned that she did not get the COVID-19 vaccine. The mother, Rebecca Firlit said that the judge, James Shapiro told her she could not see her son until she received the COVID-19 vaccine.1 Firlit and […]

Doctors Refuse to Provide Care for Unvaccinated COVID Patients

Doctors Refuse to Provide Care for Unvaccinated COVID Patients

Doctors throughout the United States are refusing to treat patients, even seriously ill patients, who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine.1 2 This comes at a time when there are a rising number of COVID-19 Delta variant cases occurring throughout the United States, with some hospitals in certain states being overwhelmed by the new cases.3 […]

Pfizer Raises Sales Forecast for COVID-19 Biologic to $33.5 Billion in 2021

Pfizer Raises Sales Forecast for COVID-19 Biologic to $33.5 Billion in 2021

Pfizer, Inc. reported that the company sold $7.8 billion worth of their COVID-19 biologic BNT162b2 in the second quarter of this year raising the company’s 2021 sales forecast for the two-dose vaccine to $33.5 billion from the previously estimated $26 billion.1 The $7.8 billion from direct sales of the shot is split with its German […]

Women Experiencing Enlarged Breast Lymph Nodes After COVID-19 Vaccination

Women Experiencing Enlarged Breast Lymph Nodes After COVID-19 Vaccination

Soon after the United States began rolling out experimental COVID-19 vaccines distributed under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), doctors began seeing an influx of female patients making mammogram appointments after the women experienced enlarged lymph nodes, known as axillary lymphadenopathy, in the armpit area after receiving a dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.1 Laura Esserman, MD, […]

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Carcinogen Containing Sunscreen Products

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Carcinogen Containing Sunscreen Products

On July 14, 2021, Johnson and Johnson Consumer, Inc. voluntarily recalled all batches of five NEUTROGENA and AVEENO aerosol sunscreen product lines distributed to consumers through a variety of retail channels. The corporation recalled the products after a cancer causing chemical known as benzene was detected in samples. The products were distributed nationwide and Johnson […]

Zoo Animals Given Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine

Zoo Animals Given Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine

Zoos around the United States have begun giving animals an experimental COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by a veterinary pharmaceutical company known as Zoetis, Inc. headquartered in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey.1 USDA Authorizes Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine for Zoo Animals Zoetis has donated 11,000 doses of the vaccine to about 70 U.S. zoos, as well as sanctuaries, universities […]

75 Percent COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Among U.S. Hospital Workers

75 Percent COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Among U.S. Hospital Workers

An analysis conducted by WebMD and Medscape Medical News from data collected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from 2,500 hospitals across the United States revealed that, as of late May 2021, one in four hospital workers caring for patients had not received a COVID-19 vaccination.1 Many Hospital Workers Are Refusing […]

European Union Launches Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate

European Union Launches Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate

The European Union has announced that it will be officially launching a digital COVID-19 certificate for all E.U. citizens and residents, as well as for specific categories of travelers by July 1, 2021.1 What is the Digital COVID-19 Certificate? The E.U. Digital COVID Certificate is a mobile app that provides information such as the digital […]

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