California Passes COVID Policy Law Silencing Doctors

California Passes COVID Policy Law Silencing Doctors

A new law in California will punish doctors if they give their patients information related to COVID-19 that does not conform to “contemporary scientific consensus” and can be deemed “misinformation” or “disinformation” by the California Medical Board or California Osteopathic Board.  Assembly Bill 2098 was sponsored by State Senator Richard Pan, a pediatrician, and signed […]

‘COVID-19 Rebound’ May Be Worse Than Initial COVID Illness

‘COVID-19 Rebound’ May Be Worse Than Initial COVID Illness

On May 24, 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory to health care providers, public health departments and the general public regarding Pfizer’s antiviral drug Paxlovid, designed to treat symptoms of COVID-19. The advisory warns that some people who take Paxlovid may experience a recurrence of COVID symptoms […]

U.S. Autism Rate Rises to One in 44 Children

U.S. Autism Rate Rises to One in 44 Children

Last month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control  and Prevention (CDC) published an analysis of 2018 data from nearly a dozen states confirming that the autism rate for eight year old children in the United States has risen to one in 44 children.1 Rates were one in 54 eight-year-old children in 2016,1 one in 150 […]

Omicron Found Mostly in Vaccinated Americans So Far

Omicron Found Mostly in Vaccinated Americans So Far

On Dec. 1, 2021, the first case of the new SARS-CoV-2 variant known as Omicron (initially designated “B.1.1.529”) in the United States was confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in California. The case involves a fully vaccinated individual in San Francisco who had returned from a trip to South Africa […]

Efficacy of Pfizer’s COVID Biologic Estimated at 33 Percent

Efficacy of Pfizer’s COVID Biologic Estimated at 33 Percent

A recent study soon to be published in the Journal of Medical Biochemistry found that Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 biologic for COVID-19 significantly loses its efficacy within six months of the second shot. Researchers from the University of Verona in Italy and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Ohio looked at 787 health […]

Kaiser Foundation Pegs Cost of Hospitalization for Unvaccinated People at $5.7 Billion

Kaiser Foundation Pegs Cost of Hospitalization for Unvaccinated People at $5.7 Billion

Opinion | An analysis recently published by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) of San Francisco, California found that hospitalizations for COVID-19 symptoms among unvaccinated adults in the United States during June-August 2021 cost an estimated $5.7 billion, or an average of $20,000 per hospitalization. According to the KFF analysis, reportedly based on data from the […]