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  • Oxford University to test potential COVID-19 ‘wonder drug’ Ivermectin

    01/23/2021 6:43:51 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 53 replies
    Arab News ^ | 23 January 2021
    LONDON: Oxford University researchers are planning to trial a drug that has shown signs of reducing COVID-19 deaths in developing countries.The Principle trial is aiming to find a drug that works soon after virus symptoms appear in a patient, and one that is most effective during the primary stages of the illness, The Times reported.The trial is assessing Ivermectin, a medicine used on livestock and people who have been infected by parasitic worms, which has been hailed by some as a “wonder drug” with the potential to save thousands of lives, the report added.Other scientists said the drug had not...
  • Nearly 2,000 COVID-19 vaccines spoiled after Boston VA cleaner accidentally unplugs freezer

    01/22/2021 6:54:49 AM PST · by george76 · 27 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 22, 2021 | Zachary Folk
    Nearly 2000 doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine were spoiled at a Boston-area VA facility after a cleaning contractor accidentally loosened a plug for a freezer, according to a report. The shots were discovered by staff at the VA Boston Pharmacy on Tuesday. At least 1,900 doses were compromised, Kyle Toto, a spokesman for the VA Boston Healthcare System, told the Boston Globe. “The plug was found loose after a contractor accidentally removed it while cleaning,” Toto said. ... Moderna COVID-19 vaccines — as well as doses developed by rival Pfizer-BioNTech — must be stored at very low temperatures, between negative...
  • New coronavirus variants could cause more reinfections, require updated vaccines

    01/19/2021 9:05:57 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Science Mag ^ | 01/15/2021 | Kai Kupferschmidt
    When the number of COVID-19 cases began to rise again in Manaus, Brazil, in December 2020, Nuno Faria was stunned. The virologist at Imperial College London and associate professor at the University of Oxford had just co-authored a paper in Science estimating that three-quarters of the city’s inhabitants had already been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the pandemic coronavirus—more than enough, it seemed, for herd immunity to develop. The virus should be done with Manaus. Yet hospitals were filling up again. “It was hard to reconcile these two things,” Faria says. He started to hunt for samples he could sequence to find...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Catholic Conscience and the COVID-19 Vaccine

    01/19/2021 4:57:12 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | January 19, 2021 | AnnaMaria Cardinalli
    [Catholic Caucus] Catholic Conscience and the COVID-19 VaccineOn Thursday, Vatican News confirmed that both Pope Emeritus Benedict and Pope Francis have received the currently available COVID-19 vaccines, themselves providing an example, ostensibly, for the Church as a whole. In the world’s eyes, I suspect this spells the end of any claim a Catholic might otherwise make for religious exemption to required reception of the current vaccines. If abortion-tainted vaccines are mandated, either formally or by informal social incentives such as the widely-proposed possibility that the COVID-19 vaccine be a prerequisite for travel, conscientious Catholics could not say, “but my Church...
  • Medicine and Morality Unite

    01/18/2021 8:19:34 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Church Militant ^ | January 18, 2021 | Martina Moyski
    Medicine and Morality UniteCatholics push for ethical COVID vaccineCORALVILLE, Iowa (ChurchMilitant.com) - A Catholic medical research institute is re-upping its campaign to help fund the development of an ethical COVID vaccine.John Paul II Medical Research Institute (JPIIMRI) is campaigning for donations again this year in order to address the urgency — both medical and moral — of the COVID crisis. According to a promotional video for the "Campaign for Cures," JPIIMRI is dedicated to creating a definitive platform for COVID-19 and emerging coronavirus.Such a platform involves creating "a potent vaccine made from a human cell line which closely resembles what...
  • Why RNA Vaccines for COVID-19 Raced to the Front of the Pack

    01/17/2021 7:11:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    SciTech Daily ^ | 01/16/2021 | ANNE TRAFTON, MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Most vaccines for SARS-CoV-2 provoke an immune response that targets the coronavirus spike protein, which is found on the surface of the virus. Messenger RNA vaccines on the other hand, encode segments of the spike protein, and those mRNA sequences are much easier to generate in the lab than the spike protein itself. Many years of research have enabled scientists to quickly synthesize RNA vaccines and deliver them inside cells.Developing and testing a new vaccine typically takes at least 12 to 18 months. However, just over 10 months after the genetic sequence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus was published, two pharmaceutical...
  • Two Popes Take Abortion-Tainted Vaccine

    01/17/2021 3:44:23 PM PST · by ebb tide · 71 replies
    Church Militant ^ | January 15, 2021 | Jules Gomes
    Two Popes Take Abortion-Tainted VaccinePfizer-BioNTech serum designed in 'just a few hours over a single day'VATICAN CITY (ChurchMilitant.com) - Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI both received their first shots of the ethically and medically contested Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Wednesday, a day before Norway reported 23 deaths in connection with vaccination.Drs. Ugur Sahin and Özlem Türeci, co-founders of BioNTech "I can confirm that, as part of the vaccination program of the Vatican city-state, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has been administered to Pope Francis and to the Pope Emeritus," Matteo Bruni, director of the Holy See Press...
  • 23 die in Norway after receiving Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine: officials

    01/15/2021 3:18:16 PM PST · by conservative98 · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 15, 2021 | Amanda Woods
    Twenty-three people died in Norway within days of receiving their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, with 13 of those deaths — all nursing home patients — apparently related to the side effects of the shots, health officials said. Common reactions to the vaccine, including fever and nausea, “may have contributed to a fatal outcome in some frail patients,” Sigurd Hortemo, chief physician at the Norwegian Medicines Agency, said in a Friday statement. All 13 were nursing home patients and at least 80 years old. While officials aren’t expressing serious concern, they are adjusting their guidance on who should...
  • 55 People Have Died in US After Receiving COVID-19 Vaccines: Reporting System

    01/17/2021 1:07:32 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 56 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 17, 2021 | Zack Steiber
    Fifty-five people in the United States have died after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, according to reports submitted to a federal system. Deaths have occurred among people receiving both the Moderna and the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines, according to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), a federal database. The system is passive, meaning reports aren’t automatically collected and must be filed. VAERS reports can be filed by anyone, including health care providers, patients, or family members. VAERS reports “often lack details and sometimes can have information that contains errors,” according to the reporting system’s website. Still, reports on VAERS represent “only a...
  • Deputy Chief Medical Officer Predicts Brits ‘Choosing’ to Mask Forever, Regular Vaccines

    01/16/2021 12:33:29 AM PST · by knighthawk · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 15 2021 | JACK MONTGOMERY
    Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam has predicted people may “choose” to mask up forever, as well as regular rounds of vaccination, as the coronavirus “is likely to be with us probably for the foreseeable future”. “The pandemic has changed a lot of things,” the technocrat said in response to a question put to him by The Sun newspaper. “We all carry hand sanitiser around now, we all expect in most of the places we go into that hand sanitiser is provided at the door,” he said by way of example.
  • Norwegian Medicines Agency links 13 deaths to vaccine side effects. Those who died were frail and old

    01/14/2021 12:13:53 PM PST · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    https://norwaytoday.info ^ | ROBIN-IVAN CAPAR | 14. JANUARY 2021
    The Norwegian Medicines Agency linked 13 deaths to the corona vaccine’s side effects. Those who died had two things in common – they were old and frail. A total of 23 deaths have been reported in connection with the corona vaccination. So far, 13 of these have been assessed. “The reports might indicate that common side effects from mRNA vaccines, such as fever and nausea, may have led to deaths in some frail patients,” chief physician Sigurd Hortemo in the Norwegian Medicines Agency noted. Side effects The Norwegian Medicines Agency and the National Institute of Public Health (FHI) jointly assess...
  • Physician viewpoint: Why vaccine recipients should still wear masks

    01/14/2021 2:27:41 PM PST · by buckalfa · 55 replies
    Becker's Hospital Review ^ | January 14, 2021 | Katie Adams
    People who receive a COVID-19 vaccine should continue to wear a mask and practice social distancing after their first and second dose, according to Indiana physician Mandy Armitage, MD. Patients should continue to follow COVID-19 safety protocols after receiving their first vaccine dose as it is possible they could get sick with the disease in between doses, Dr. Armitage wrote in an article for prescription discount company GoodRx's website. Dr. Armitage also wrote that while COVID-19 vaccines are expected to be effective, they're not infallible and it usually takes recipients' bodies at least a few weeks to gain immunity after...
  • 27-year-old mother suffers seizures, is hospitalized after taking COVID vaccine

    01/13/2021 11:39:10 AM PST · by ebb tide · 116 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 13, 2021 | Patrick Delaney
    27-year-old mother suffers seizures, is hospitalized after taking COVID vaccineAfter six days she complained that her mind remained in a fog, that she had anxieties about the possibility of future seizures and not knowing when she would be back to normal.HAMILTON, Ontario, January 13, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — A 27-year-old personal support worker suffered a severe allergic reaction including fainting, seizures, and hospitalization, when she received the abortion-tainted Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.Deborah Tilli, a mother of two girls, had looked forward to receiving the vaccination. She said, “I wasn’t scared, I was excited. I was like, ‘I’m going to be one of...
  • ‘Very healthy’ Miami obstetrician, 56, dies 16 days after receiving Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

    01/13/2021 11:28:52 AM PST · by ebb tide · 51 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 12, 2021 | Patrick Delaney
    ‘Very healthy’ Miami obstetrician, 56, dies 16 days after receiving Pfizer COVID-19 vaccineMIAMI BEACH, Florida, January 12, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — A “very healthy” 56-year-old obstetrician has died 16 days after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.According to his widow, Heidi Neckelmann, Gregory Michael, MD, who practiced at Mount Sinai Medical Center (MSMC), was in good physical shape, active, and had no pre-existing conditions prior to receiving the vaccine on December 18, 2020.Three days later, he noticed severe broken blood vessels on his feet and hands which prompted him to seek immediate medical attention at MSMC.There, according to the DailyMail, he was...
  • The unborn babies used for vaccine development were alive at tissue extraction

    01/12/2021 5:38:57 PM PST · by ebb tide · 73 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 12, 2021 | John-Henry Westen
    The unborn babies used for vaccine development were alive at tissue extractionJanuary 12, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) – Today I had the great pleasure of sitting down with Pamela Acker, one of the most knowledgeable people in the world on vaccines and on what goes into them. Acker actually spent time in a vaccine research lab for nine months before encountering the ethical and moral issue of the HEK-293 cell line.Our conversation today was one of the most enlightening but also deeply disturbing interviews I’ve ever done for my podcast The John-Henry Westen Show. Acker is a biologist and author of the...
  • STUDY: Bill Gates DTP Vaccine Killed 10 Times More African Girls Than The Disease Itself

    01/12/2021 2:39:49 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 17 replies
    Great Game India ^ | 01/06/2021 | Staff
    According to a peer reviewed study published in a respected journal by the world’s most authoritative vaccine scientists, Bill Gates DTP vaccine killed 10 times more African girls than the disease itself. The vaccine apparently compromised their immune systems. Although, such study was never performed before 2017, Bill Gates and the Vaccine Alliance GAVI and WHO pushed the vaccines on unsuspecting African babies.The study (read below) titled, The Introduction of Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis and Oral Polio Vaccine Among Young Infants in an Urban African Community: A Natural Experiment was commissioned by the Danish government and Novo Nordisk Foundation and was conducted by...
  • Iran NGO Cancels Thousands of Pfizer Vaccine Doses After Ayatollah Khamenei Bans Them

    01/10/2021 12:13:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/10/2021 | Tyler O' Neill
    On Friday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei announced a ban on vaccines from the U.S. and Britain, suggesting that the Western countries may be testing their vaccines on other nations. Shortly after his announcement, Iran’s Red Crescent Society, a non-governmental humanitarian organization, announced it had canceled an order of 150,000 Pfizer vaccines. “The import of U.S. and British vaccines into the country is forbidden,” Khamenei said in a press conference, according to journalist Hanif Jayazeri’s translation. “I have said this to the officials, and now I am saying it publicly. If the Americans had managed to manufacture a vaccine this...
  • Biden Favors Quick Dispersal of Vaccines [semi-satire]

    01/09/2021 12:40:49 AM PST · by John Semmens · 11 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 10 Jan 2021 | John Semmens
    Chiding the Trump Administration's plan for distributing the COVID vaccines too slowly, President-Elect Joe Biden promised to "step on the gas pedal." Since the vaccines currently available seem to require two shots per patient for optimal effectiveness, the Trump Administration has been reserving the second shots in order to ensure that they can complete the immunizing protocol. "Look, we are able to send out stimulus checks even though the federal government is trillions of dollars in debt," Biden said. "Republicans are always scared that there won't be money to fund necessary expenditures. Now they are scared that there won't be...
  • Coronavirus vaccines sending hundreds to ER, according to US gov’t reporting system

    01/08/2021 7:40:53 PM PST · by ebb tide · 44 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 8, 2021 | Victoria Gisondi
    Coronavirus vaccines sending hundreds to ER, according to US gov’t reporting systemLifeSiteNews has produced an extensive COVID-19 vaccines resources page. View it here. January 8, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) – The list of people who have visited emergency rooms after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine is in the hundreds and those who have suffered adverse reactions is over 1,000, according to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).VAERS is a system of reporting managed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). It collects information from the public regarding bad reactions to vaccines. The CDC and...
  • Wife of Miami doctor, 56, who died of a blood disorder 16 days after getting Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine is certain it was triggered by jab

    01/07/2021 8:27:35 PM PST · by RandFan · 83 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Jan 7 | By BEN ASHFORD
    The grieving wife of a leading Florida doctor has told DailyMail.com how her ‘perfect’ husband died from a mystery blood disorder - just days after getting the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Heidi Neckelmann says obstetrician Gregory Michael, 56 - her ‘best friend’ and partner of 28 years – was active, healthy and had no pre-existing conditions before getting the jab on December 18. However he died from a stroke Sunday morning after suddenly developing a rare autoimmune illness that causes the body to destroy its own platelets, the tiny fragments that help blood to clot. Distraught Heidi, 58, thinks the groundbreaking...