Tag: Vaccines & Safety

UK to Roll out Moderna’s Omicron COVID-19 Booster Vaccine From September

UK health authorities have said they will start the rollout of Moderna’s new vaccine against the Omicron COVID-19 variant in the first week of September. NHS England said care home residents and people who are housebound will be among the first to be vaccinated as the rollout begins from Sept. 5. A wider rollout is…


CDC Stealth-Edits Page on Messenger RNA COVID-19 Vaccines

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stealthily edited a webpage it maintains that lists details about messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccines. The page, titled “Understanding mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines,” says it was last updated on July 15. But archived versions of the page show that key portions were removed on July 22 or July…


Updated COVID-19 Booster Shots for Over-12s Expected Within Few Weeks: White House Official

The newly-updated COVID-19 booster shots targeting the latest Omicron variants of COVID-19 will be available to Americans over the age of 12 in the coming weeks, White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha said on Wednesday. “I believe it’s going to be available and every American over the age of 12 will be eligible for…


EXCLUSIVE: Marine Faces Court Martial for Not Taking COVID-19 Vaccine, Refuses to Be Sent Back to US for Trial

Lance Corporal Catherine Arnett is on the brink of court martial for decisions made in opposition to what she considers an “unlawful order” to take a COVID-19 vaccination shot. Immediately following the secretary of defense’s order to vaccinate against COVID-19 on Aug. 24, 2021, Arnett sought religious exemption—which was denied the following month. Having submitted…


Novavax Seeks FDA Authorization for Emergency Use of COVID-19 Vaccine Booster

Novavax is seeking emergency authorization of its COVID-19 booster shot in adults aged 18 and older from U.S. regulators, the company announced on Monday. In a press release, the biotechnology company based in Maryland said it has submitted an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its protein-based booster shot. If authorized, the…


Moderna to Commence Construction of World’s First mRNA Factory on Australian College Campus

The U.S. pharmaceutical giant Moderna has finalised arrangements with the Australian and Victorian governments to build the world’s first mRNA production facility located on a university campus. The construction at Melbourne’s Monash University is expected to commence at the end of 2022, with production anticipated to begin by the end of 2024. The company said…


Lab Rats Got Rib Malformations From COVID Vaccine: Moderna Trial Documents

Moderna documents regarding their COVID vaccine trial on animals, obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request by Judicial Watch, showed that some of the rats that were tested with the Moderna mRNA shot developed rib malformations. The 700 pages contain a portion of the formal Biologics Licensing Application (BLA) package that a manufacturer is…


Lab Rat Offspring Got Rib Malformations From COVID Vaccine: Moderna Trial Documents

Moderna documents regarding their COVID vaccine trial on animals, obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request by Judicial Watch, showed that some of the rats that were tested with the Moderna mRNA shot developed rib malformations. The 700 pages contain a portion of the formal Biologics Licensing Application (BLA) package that a manufacturer is…


Lab Rat Offspring Got Rib Malformations After COVID Vaccination: Moderna Trial Documents

Moderna documents regarding their COVID vaccine trial on animals, obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request by Judicial Watch, showed that some of the offspring of rats that were injected with Moderna’s mRNA shot developed rib malformations. The 700 pages contain a portion of the formal Biologics Licensing Application (BLA) package that a manufacturer…


Disney Cruise Ship Company Drops COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Children

Disney Cruise Line said it is dropping its COVID-19 vaccine requirement for children aged 5 to 11 for trips departing Canada and the United States. The company previously required all passengers aged 5 and older to be fully vaccinated before departing. The firm said in an Aug. 15 update on its website that starting Sept….