Big Pharma’s Influence in Shaping the U.S. Medical Model

Big Pharma’s Influence in Shaping the U.S. Medical Model

The United States is the most medicated country in the world, with 70 percent of Americans using at least one prescription drug daily. The U.S. also has the highest rates of obesity, heart disease, childhood illness, and autoimmune disease, yet it often touts its health care and medical research as the best in the world.1 The […]

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 […]

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 […]

FDA Panel Recommends EUA for Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine

FDA Panel Recommends EUA for Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine

Despite concerns about the risk of developing myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) and pericarditis (inflammation of the lining of the heart) following vaccination with Novavax’s experimental NVX-CoV2373 (also known as “Nuvaxovid” and “Covovax”) COVID-19 vaccine, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) voted on June 6, […]