Moderna Recalls 764,900 Doses of Spikevax Due to Contamination Problem

Moderna Recalls 764,900 Doses of Spikevax Due to Contamination Problem

Moderna, Inc., developer of the experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) mRNA-1273, or “Spikevax,” biologic, has recalled 764,900 doses in lot #000190A of the product from the European market. On Apr. 8, 2022, the company said that the doses, manufactured under contract to Moderna by Spanish pharmaceutical company ROVI Pharma Industrial Services, SAU, are being pulled out […]

COVID Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Cited by Medical Examiners in Death of Two Boys

COVID Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Cited by Medical Examiners in Death of Two Boys

Two adolescent boys, who suddenly passed away in Connecticut and Michigan within a week after receiving the second dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccine, died due to myocarditis, according to a study published in the journal Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine on Feb. 14 2022.1 The boys, […]

U.S. Hospitals May ‘Recalculate’ How They Report COVID Cases

U.S. Hospitals May ‘Recalculate’ How They Report COVID Cases

Perhaps influenced by the lifting of COVID-19-related restrictions by several European countries—starting with Denmark—during the past two weeks, the United States seems to be on the verge of following Europe’s lead in declaring the pandemic over. In a recent interview with the Financial Times, White House chief medical advisor and director of the  National Institute […]

Microchip Embedded Under the Skin Acts as Vaccine Passport

Microchip Embedded Under the Skin Acts as Vaccine Passport

“Imagine showing your COVID-19 passport with just a flash of your arm” captions a December 2021 video about a Swedish company that has developed a microchip inserted under a person’s skin in order to verify vaccine status.1 The microchip, developed by Swedish startup company Epicenter of Stockholm is approximately the size of a grain of […]

Nordic Nations Suspend Use of Moderna COVID Shot Over Heart Inflammation Concerns

Nordic Nations Suspend Use of Moderna COVID Shot Over Heart Inflammation Concerns

Following reports of an increased risk of myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) and pericarditis (inflammation of the lining of the heart) in young adults after receiving Moderna/NIAID’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 biologic known as “Spikevax,” the governments of Denmark, Norway and Sweden have suspended the shot or will not make it available for […]

Israeli Study Finds Natural Immunity to Coronavirus Far Superior to Vaccine-Induced Immunity

Israeli Study Finds Natural Immunity to Coronavirus Far Superior to Vaccine-Induced Immunity

A new retrospective observational study conducted by researchers at Tel Aviv University and Maccabi Healthcare in Israel found that unvaccinated individuals who developed an infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus were considerably more protected against the Delta variant of the virus than those who had received two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) biologic […]

Daily COVID Deaths in Sweden Hit Zero, as Other Nations Brace for More Lockdowns

Daily COVID Deaths in Sweden Hit Zero, as Other Nations Brace for More Lockdowns

Opinion | More than 100,000 people flooded streets in France over the weekend and multiple COVID vaccination centers were vandalized as opposition grew to the government’s most recent pandemic strategy. In President Emmanuel Macron’s latest incarnation of lockdowns, government officials have decreed that unvaccinated individuals will no longer be allowed to enter cafes, restaurants, theaters, public transportation and […]

How Sweden Dealt With Coronavirus: Are There Lessons for the U.S.?

It looks like the world we lost. Cafes and restaurants full, people relaxed, no face masks, no panic. I have to say, honestly, I’m glad I’m here… in comparison with what I’m watching my family go through in the U.S. I would say they’re pretty much hands off here in Sweden, as opposed to hands […]

Sweden’s Very Different Approach to the COVID-19 Pandemic

As European states, including France, are grappling with a rise in coronavirus cases, we are taking a look at the picture in Sweden. The Scandinavian country’s approach to COVID-19 has been controversial. Sweden never imposed a lockdown, although Swedes did respect government advice to social distance. We’re at one of Stockholm’s main markets and the […]