WHO to Rename Monkeypox Virus to Prevent Stigma Associated with the Virus

WHO to Rename Monkeypox Virus to Prevent Stigma Associated with the Virus

On June 14, 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it would rename the monkeypox virus after a group of scientists expressed the opinion that the name “monkeypox” is stigmatizing.1 Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general of the WHO, said that the United Nations organization is working with partners and the scientific community around […]

CDC Distributing Monkeypox Vaccines Nationwide While Raising Monkeypox Travel Alert to Level 2

CDC Distributing Monkeypox Vaccines Nationwide While Raising Monkeypox Travel Alert to Level 2

On June 6, 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) raised its monkeypox travel alert to Level 2, warning Americans to “Practice Enhanced Precautions.”1 The agency stated that monkeypox cases have been rising in at least 29 countries, with 1,019 infections reported to date. Currently, the United States has confirmed 31 cases […]

More Monkeypox Cases Identified as Roche is Ready With PCR Tests

More Monkeypox Cases Identified as Roche is Ready With PCR Tests

There had been 584 confirmed cases of monkeypox virus in 26 countries as of May 31, 2022.1 The largest outbreak is in the United Kingdom where 190 people are infected with the virus, followed by Spain with 132 people infected, and Portugal with 100 people infected. Before this year, monkeypox in humans was thought to […]

Doctor in India Sues Government Over COVID-19 Vaccine

Doctor in India Sues Government Over COVID-19 Vaccine

Jacob Puliyel, MD, a pediatrician in India for more than 40 years, brought suit in the Supreme Court of India against the Union of India and COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers in a legal challenge to the country’s COVID vaccine program.1 Dr. Puliyel, who has served as Director of Research and Projects at Holy Family Hospital in Delhi […]

Smallpox Vaccine Manufacturers See Big Stock Price Increases After Monkeypox Outbreaks Reported

Smallpox Vaccine Manufacturers See Big Stock Price Increases After Monkeypox Outbreaks Reported

On May 26, 2022, U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) officials held a press briefing and announced there had been nine cases of monkeypox identified in seven U.S. states and that two licensed smallpox vaccines were in the national stockpile and ready to be distributed.1 The CDC’s director said, “The U.S. has the resources we […]

Monkeypox Cases in U.S. Coincide With Vaccine Purchases by BARDA

Monkeypox Cases in U.S. Coincide With Vaccine Purchases by BARDA

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on May 21, 2022 that more than 100 confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox had been identified in 12 countries, including between one and five confirmed cases in the U.S.1 Most of the cases have occurred in Europe with higher numbers in Portugal, Spain and the U.K.  WHO officials […]

Childhood Obesity Epidemic Made Worse by Social Distancing Policies

Childhood Obesity Epidemic Made Worse by Social Distancing Policies

The mysterious outbreak of hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) in children in the United States has now grown to 109 cases, including five deaths. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating these cases that have been reported in 25 states and territories during the past seven months. The World Health Organization […]

Global Hepatitis Outbreak in Children May Be Linked to Social Distancing Policies

Global Hepatitis Outbreak in Children May Be Linked to Social Distancing Policies

The current mysterious outbreak of acute hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) in children in the United States, specifically in Alabama, could be caused by an adenovirus infection that children are more susceptible to because of COVID-19 pandemic-related social distancing policies, according to a report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

Vaccinologist Develops Tinnitus After COVID Shot, Calls for More Research

Vaccinologist Develops Tinnitus After COVID Shot, Calls for More Research

Vaccinologist and director of the Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, Gregory M. Poland, MD, who is a leading vaccine developer and pro-mandatory vaccination proponent, has called for further research into the link between COVID-19 vaccination and hearing loss, as well as other auditory conditions such as tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Dr. Poland experienced a […]

Novavax’s Protein COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available in Europe

Novavax’s Protein COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available in Europe

Novavax’s experimental NVX-CoV2373 (also known as “Nuvaxovid” and “Covovax”) COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized for distribution in the European Union (E.U.), making it the fifth COVID vaccine available for use in the E.U. Approved for people over 18 years old, Nuvaxoid is the first protein subunit COVID vaccine to be approved for use.1 2 The […]

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