FDA Opposes COVID-19 Vaccination Dose and Schedule Changes to Vaccinate More People

FDA Opposes COVID-19 Vaccination Dose and Schedule Changes to Vaccinate More People

Only two weeks after the first experimental biologic for SARS-CoV-2 became available, the U.S. was more than 16 millions doses behind Operation Warp Speed’s goal of giving COVID-19 vaccines to 20 million people by the end of 2020.1 Responding to the slow rollout, Operation Warp Speed chief adviser Moncef Slaoui, MD proposed giving half-doses to […]

Vaccination Cards Will Track Everyone Who Gets a COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccination Cards Will Track Everyone Who Gets a COVID-19 Vaccine

On Dec. 2, 2020, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released the first images of the government’s proposed COVID-19 vaccination record card and vaccination kits that include a needle, syringe, alcohol wipes and a mask. The vaccination card, which will be issued to everyone who gets a COVID-19 vaccine, will be used by the U.S. […]

Combination Vaccines and Febrile Seizures: Should Parents be Concerned?

Combination Vaccines and Febrile Seizures: Should Parents be Concerned?

The childhood immunization schedule recommended by The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), calls for 50 doses of 14 vaccines by a child’s 6th birthday.1 These vaccines are delivered in a series of shots, some of which are multiple vaccines combined into one injection. In the U.S., there is an ongoing trend to increase the […]

CDC Approves Adult and Childhood Vaccine Schedules for 2019

CDC Approves Adult and Childhood Vaccine Schedules for 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) have approved new adult and childhood vaccine schedules effective February 2019.1 The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have all endorsed the new schedules.2 […]

Only 1.3 Percent of Children Unvaccinated Says CDC

Only 1.3 Percent of Children Unvaccinated Says CDC

A random telephone survey conducted last year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that only 1.3 percent of young children in the United States and U.S. territories in 2015 may be completely unvaccinated. The sample size of the annual 2017 National Immunization Survey-Child (NIS-Child) was 15,333 children between the ages of 19 […]

New Federal 2017 Vaccine Schedules Approved

New Federal 2017 Vaccine Schedules Approved

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) have approved new adult and childhood vaccine schedules, effective Feb. 1, 2017. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of…

Childhood Vaccine Schedule: Where is the Science?

Americans have been carefully taught to fully trust the recommendations made by medical doctors and public health officials, and many do trust without questioning. After all, we expect and want to believe that the recommendations being made by the “medical experts” are evidence-based and thoroughly tested for safety. In the case of the childhood vaccine schedule recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease…

Doctors Incentivized by CDC to Increase Vaccination Coverage

Doctors Incentivized by CDC to Increase Vaccination Coverage

Many people have encountered going to their physician’s office or their child’s pediatrician’s office and being coerced into “getting up-to-date with their shots.” This is not a rare or random occurrence. There is a method and approach that federal health officials expect health care providers to enforce in order to ensure that vaccination coverage goals are met…

Questioning the Safety of the CDC’s Childhood Vaccine Schedule

Questioning the Safety of the CDC’s Childhood Vaccine Schedule

On the issue of vaccines, there is an abundance of dialogue on ingredients and herd immunity, etc., but what really is the fundamental problem at the heart of this debate? It is because state legislatures mandate vaccines, consequently denying individuals the right to informed consent…

Tdap Vaccinations for All Pregnant Women in Brazil Mandated in Late 2014

Tdap Vaccinations for All Pregnant Women in Brazil Mandated in Late 2014

In October 2014, the Brazilian Ministry of Health’s Epidemiological Surveillance Center “Prof. Alexandre Vranjac” (CVE) in São Paulo, Brazil published a “technical report” on the diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine (Tdap). In that report, the CVE stated that the Tdap vaccine would be included in Brazil’s National Vaccination Schedule for pregnant women. Considering the…