Viewpoint: ‘War against the West’: Russia powers global vaccine rejectionist movement even as it inoculates its own citizens

Viewpoint: ‘War against the West’: Russia powers global vaccine rejectionist movement even as it inoculates its own citizens

Anyone active on social media is aware that there is a great deal of passionate but ill-founded opposition to vaccination, ...
Assessing AstraZeneca’s vaccine: Are those who get the shot in danger of blood clots or are governments being overly cautious?

Assessing AstraZeneca’s vaccine: Are those who get the shot in danger of blood clots or are governments being overly cautious?

[A] few cases of a rare blood-clotting disorder — some fatal — emerged within the past month or so, [and] ...
If you’ve had COVID, do you need to get vaccinated?

If you’ve had COVID, do you need to get vaccinated?

A few weeks ago, a message popped up in the corner of my screen. “What do you think about people ...
Video: Did Sweden’s ‘no lockdown’ and ‘no mask’ strategy work?

Video: Did Sweden’s ‘no lockdown’ and ‘no mask’ strategy work?

Sweden’s approach to COVID-19 has been radically different from other countries in Europe — and much of the rest of ...
6 ‘rare and severe’ blood clot cases, all in women, out of 6.8 million doses: US pauses Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to review the evidence

6 ‘rare and severe’ blood clot cases, all in women, out of 6.8 million doses: US pauses Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to review the evidence

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration are recommending that the United ...
Eastern European countries that opted for less expensive (and possibly less safe and effective) AstraZeneca vaccine see surge in cases as supplies lag

Eastern European countries that opted for less expensive (and possibly less safe and effective) AstraZeneca vaccine see surge in cases as supplies lag

Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia and Slovakia, which declined part of their Pfizer allotments to wait for Astra doses, are among ...
Top disease control official in China admits its vaccines are less effective, then gets rebuked by central government

Top disease control official in China admits its vaccines are less effective, then gets rebuked by central government

China has distributed hundreds of millions of doses of domestically made vaccines abroad and is relying on them for its ...
Inside the Biden Administration's current plan to help shape ‘vaccine passports’ in the US

Inside the Biden Administration’s current plan to help shape ‘vaccine passports’ in the US

The [vaccine passport] initiative has emerged as an early test of the Biden administration, with officials working to coordinate across ...
Message to social media 'prophets of doom' Drs. Whistle Blower, Anti-Vaxx and Dangerfield: No, COVID vaccines aren't dangerous and are incredibly effective

Message to social media ‘prophets of doom’ Drs. Whistle Blower, Anti-Vaxx and Dangerfield: No, COVID vaccines aren’t dangerous and are incredibly effective

It’s hard to ignore the wave of anti-vaccine videos circulating on social media. Curiosity makes us click, and we watch ...
Viewpoint: MAGA right targets Dr. Fauci to promote alternative reality about COVID dangers

Viewpoint: MAGA right targets Dr. Fauci to promote alternative reality about COVID dangers

American citizens have witnessed one of the most dramatic vindications of scientific expertise in our history. We have been healthier ...
Brazil is now the world’s global COVID epicenter. Here is why the country has failed

Brazil is now the world’s global COVID epicenter. Here is why the country has failed

More than a year into the pandemic, deaths in Brazil are at their peak and highly contagious variants of the ...
Military resisting COVID vaccines: Nearly 40% of US Marines have rejected shots

Military resisting COVID vaccines: Nearly 40% of US Marines have rejected shots

As of [April 9], approximately 75,500 Marines have received vaccines, including fully vaccinated and partially vaccinated service men and women ...
Infographic: COVID variants spreading rapidly throughout the US, stalling post-coronavirus recovery

Infographic: COVID variants spreading rapidly throughout the US, stalling post-coronavirus recovery

The country’s vaccine rollout has sped up since the first doses were administered in December, recently reaching a rolling average ...
50% of COVID sufferers report damaged sense of smell 5 months after recovery

50% of COVID sufferers report damaged sense of smell 5 months after recovery

More than 50% of healthcare workers infected with SARS-CoV-2 report that their sense of smell has not returned to normal ...
Europe is the global epicenter for COVID mismanagement and vaccine distribution — and leadership is facing political repercussions

Europe is the global epicenter for COVID mismanagement and vaccine distribution — and leadership is facing political repercussions

Europe’s third wave will cost thousands of lives and billions of euros. Summer vacationers, essential to the economies of Southern ...
You’ve survived mild COVID? For many, debilitating symptoms kick in weeks or months later

You’ve survived mild COVID? For many, debilitating symptoms kick in weeks or months later

[A] study that analyzed electronic medical records in California found that nearly a third of the people struggling with long ...
Masks that kill viruses? Meet the next generation of face coverings

Masks that kill viruses? Meet the next generation of face coverings

In the near future, if you’re on a plane and the person next to you sneezes, you could be wearing ...
7 fold: For COVID survivors, a vaccine jab dramatically boosts antibody response

7 fold: For COVID survivors, a vaccine jab dramatically boosts antibody response

For people who have not had Covid, the first dose of the vaccine provided protection equivalent to having had the ...
Drugs on the shelf: Repurposing existing therapies to treat COVID

Drugs on the shelf: Repurposing existing therapies to treat COVID

"The advantage of drug repurposing is that that drug is already approved. It's already gone through the regulatory process to ...
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Exploring the ethics of vaccine and immunity passports

Exploring the ethics of vaccine and immunity passports

COVID-19 immunity licenses can be ethical in principle but in practice depend on 4 important questions related to both the ...
Viewpoint: What can we learn from the Bush Administration’s effort against AIDS as we battle COVID in developing countries?

Viewpoint: What can we learn from the Bush Administration’s effort against AIDS as we battle COVID in developing countries?

In 2004 [AIDS] was burning across Africa. Treatments were available but expensive, and everyone wanted to expand Africa’s access to ...
Brain fog, fatigue and depression: Solving the mystery of Long Covid and what can be done about it

Brain fog, fatigue and depression: Solving the mystery of Long Covid and what can be done about it

COVID-19 entered my home a year ago today when my 16-year-old daughter Molly first developed the tell-tale cough. By March ...
Key to COVID herd immunity: Getting children vaccinated

Key to COVID herd immunity: Getting children vaccinated

As governments push to move past the pandemic, vaccinating children is emerging as a key obstacle, along with initially limited ...
Video: 10 of the most prominent anti-vaccine celebrities, from Jim Carrey to Jenny McCarthy

Video: 10 of the most prominent anti-vaccine celebrities, from Jim Carrey to Jenny McCarthy

Why do many celebrities reject science? Watch the video below to find out which Hollywood stars are anti-vaccine. 1. Jenna ...
Manipulation and persuasion: Here’s what goes on inside a $600 COVID conspiracy boot camp

Manipulation and persuasion: Here’s what goes on inside a $600 COVID conspiracy boot camp

Marketplace journalists took part in a U.S. COVID-19 conspiracy "boot camp," where aspiring activists — including the leader of one ...
The mRNA vaccines battling COVID-19 are revolutionizing virus fighting strategies. Here’s how

The mRNA vaccines battling COVID-19 are revolutionizing virus fighting strategies. Here’s how

British economist Thomas Babington Macaulay challenged a thread of pessimism writing in 1830: “On what principle is it that, when ...
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