Mayo Clinic Fires 700 Employees for Refusing to Get COVID-19 Vaccinations

Mayo Clinic Fires 700 Employees for Refusing to Get COVID-19 Vaccinations

On Jan. 4, 2022, one of the top ranked hospitals in United States, Mayo Clinic, terminated 700 of its employees for refusing to get COVID-19 vaccinations. The 700 terminated employees represent approximately one percent of the hospital’s workforce.1 The hospital issued the following statement: While final numbers are still not available, nearly 99% of staff […]

Surge of Coronavirus Infections Among Vaccinated Employees Causes U.S. Labor Shortage

Surge of Coronavirus Infections Among Vaccinated Employees Causes U.S. Labor Shortage

A surge in the number of coronavirus cases due to the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is causing labor shortages in many sectors of the economy across the United States. Airline employees, first responders and health care workers have been hit especially hard during the holiday season.1 2 3 Everyone Should Be Tested for […]

U.S. Taxpayers Paid Billions of Dollars for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

U.S. Taxpayers Paid Billions of Dollars for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the federal government of the United States is providing COVID-19 vaccines free of charge to everyone five years and older living in the United States, regardless of their immigration or health insurance status.1 Although the CDC states that COVID vaccines are provided to the […]

Pollution from Face Mask Litter Up 9,000 Percent

Pollution from Face Mask Litter Up 9,000 Percent

A study that conducted by the University of Portsmouth and published in the journal Nature Sustainability found that facemask litter has increased by 9,000 percent in the first seven months of the pandemic, from March 2020 to October 2020.1 2 The findings show that facemasks are creating plastic pollution, which could last hundred of years […]

Merck and Pfizer Seek Approval for COVID-19 Antiviral Drugs

Merck and Pfizer Seek Approval for COVID-19 Antiviral Drugs

Merck and Pfizer have submitted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to authorize distribution of what would be the first antiviral drug specifically designed to treat COVID-19 disease.1 Merck/Ridgeback Biotherapeutics are seeking EUA approval for Molnupiravir (MK-4482/EIDD-2801), an investigational oral antiviral drug originally developed to treat influenza.2 Pfizer […]

Pharmacies Give Wrong Doses of Pfizer COVID Biologic to Children

Pharmacies Give Wrong Doses of Pfizer COVID Biologic to Children

Several pharmacies, including Ted Pharmacy in Aldie, Virginia,1 recently gave young children an adult dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech experimental COVID BNT162b2 biologic rather than the reduced dose specially formulated for children give to 11 years old after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded the recommendation for use of the Pfizer/BioNTech shot […]

CDC Recommends Four COVID-19 Shots for Immunocompromised People

CDC Recommends Four COVID-19 Shots for Immunocompromised People

On Oct. 25, 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its COVID-19 vaccine guidance for moderately to severely immunocompromised people over the age of 18 years to include a total of four doses of a COVID-19 biologic.1 Moderate to Severely Immune Compromised People Can Get A Fourth COVID Shot Six Months […]

Booster Shot for COVID May Eventually Be Required to Qualify as “Fully Vaccinated”

Booster Shot for COVID May Eventually Be Required to Qualify as “Fully Vaccinated”

As the COVID-19 booster vaccines are being rolled out for certain groups, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the agency is considering changing the definition of “fully vaccinated” in the near future.1 “We have not yet changed the definition of ‘fully vaccinated.’ We will continue to look at this. We […]

Pilots in Flight at Higher Risk of Death from Myocarditis After mRNA COVID Shots Says Army Surgeon

Pilots in Flight at Higher Risk of Death from Myocarditis After mRNA COVID Shots Says Army Surgeon

A United States senior army surgeon Lieutenant Colonel Theresa Long, MD, MPH, who specializes in infectious diseases, filed an affidavit under the Military Whistleblower Protection Act against the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for active duty military personnel.1 Her affidavit states that there is risk of myocarditis and pericarditis, which involves inflammation of the heart, […]

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 […]

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