College Student Expelled for Refusing COVID Booster After Previous Severe Reactions

College Student Expelled for Refusing COVID Booster After Previous Severe Reactions

A student at Union College was unenrolled and forced to leave the campus in upstate New York after she refused to take a COVID-19 booster shot. The pre-med biology and Spanish language student suffered severe adverse reactions after receiving the first series of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID shots in the fall.1 Sophomore Ellie Puentes is a first-generation […]

Fertility Rates are Dropping Around the World

Fertility Rates are Dropping Around the World

Story Highlights Despite ongoing concerns about overpopulation, birth rates are falling worldwide, and in many countries populations are projected to drop by half by the end of this century. Decreasing birth rates have been attributed to such social changes as increasing access to higher education for women, modern methods of contraception and economic considerations leading […]

COVID-19 Related Drug Shortage in U.S. Because China Supplies Most Ingredients

COVID-19 Related Drug Shortage in U.S. Because China Supplies Most Ingredients

Story Highlights The FDA has reported its first drug shortage as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak in China. Many drug ingredients and finished drug products used in the U.S are sourced and manufactured in China. The possibility of potential drug shortages highlights the issue of how the U.S. is heavily reliant on China for […]