Master Doctor Search: Vaccination
Paul Offit pens letter to NEJM calling for immediate end to COVID "boosters"
1 month ago - By Natural News
One of the most outspoken proponents of vaccines is not okay with Wuhan coronavirus “booster” shots, saying that they are ineffective at protecting against the latest disease “variants.” Paul Offit for Profit of the Vaccine Education Center and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia wrote a perspective letter for the New England Journal of...
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The Flu-ification of COVID Policy Is Almost Complete
1 month ago - By The Atlantic
For all the legwork that public-health experts have done over the past few years to quash comparisons between COVID-19 and the flu , there sure seems to be a lot of effort nowadays to equate the two. In an advisory meeting convened earlier today, the FDA signaled its intention to start doling out COVID vaccines just like flu shots : once a year in autumn, for just about everyone, ad infinitum. Whatever the brand, primary-series shots and boosters (which might no longer be called “boosters” ) will guard against the same variants, making them interchangeable. Doses will no longer be counted...
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FDA Experts Vote to Make All COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters Bivalent
1 month ago - By Time
In a unanimous decision, all 21 voting members of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's vaccine committee recommended that the U.S. start using the same COVID-19 virus strain in all of the COVID-19 vaccines, including primary and booster doses.
That means the bivalent booster dose, which targets both the original SARS-CoV-2 strain and the Omicron BA.4/5 strains, would soon become the only type used for all primary shots and boosters.
The decision reflects a turning point in the pandemic. Until now, vaccine makers have tried to keep up with constantly evolving variants, but they've always...
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States' divisions on abortion widen after Roe overturned
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From the Archives, 1953: The meaning of male treason
In an editorial, the Herald examined the rise of a “subtle form of treachery” that threatened to topple “the citadel of masculine self-confidence”.
Cut-off time: Support for banning gambling ads before 10.30pm
A new survey has found most people are concerned betting advertising has become too widespread and is normalising gambling among children.
AFL Players' Association to hit back if mistruths told about support for members
The AFL Players' Association have told their members they will no longer refuse to comment if they are accused incorrectly of not responding to a member's needs.
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