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CDC, FDA Find Possible Link Between Pfizer’s Bivalent COVID Shot and Strokes

woman suffering stroke

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said last week that they are investigating a possible link between Pfizer/BioNTech’s bivalent messenger RNA (mRNA) Comirnaty COVID biologic and an increased risk of a type of ischemic stroke among people 65 years of age and older. Data from the […]

Public Skepticism Over COVID Shots Fuels Growing Vaccine Hesitancy

person rejecting vaccine

A study conducted by the University of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom found that public confidence in vaccines has declined significantly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, published in the medical journal Vaccine in October 2022 surveyed a total of 1,009 individuals—739 in 2019 and 270 in 2022.1 2 3 4 5 […]

Safety and Effectiveness of New COVID Bivalent Boosters Based on a Study of Eight Mice?

one embarrassed mouse

With no safety and efficacy evidence from human clinical trials, on Aug. 31, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended the Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for Pfizer/BioNTech’s Comirnaty and Moderna/NIAID’s Spikevax messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 biologics to distribute “bivalent formulations” (two-in-one) of the shots to use as a “single booster dose.”1 2 The […]

Renewable Travel Pass May Signal Annual Booster Shots for European Union

an endless number of booster shots

As part of an effort to reopen their borders and encourage travelers from outside of Europe, the 27 member states of the European Union (E.U.) began issuing an “E.U. Digital COVID Certificate” (EUDCC) on July 1, 2021 to people who have receive COVID vaccinations to allow freedom of movement within the region. The travel scheme, […]

Hard to Say Whether 1918 or COVID Pandemic is Worse

comparing pandemics

There have been many articles published by the corporate media recently noting that the number of deaths in the United States surpassed 675,000 on Sept. 20, 2021. The figure is significant in that it represents the estimated number of people who died from the influenza in the country during the 1918 influenza pandemic—the most deadly […]

CDC Pressured to Track Breakthrough COVID Cases Among the Vaccinated

CDC Pressured to Track Breakthrough COVID Cases Among the Vaccinated

The CDC says of more than 159 million Americans who are fully vaccinated, about 5,000 have been hospitalized and about 1,000 have died. One piece of data missing, though, is how many breakthrough infections there’ve been in the U.S., not just those that result in severe disease. Studying this more could get to questions like […]

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