Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: vaccine

Supreme Court blocks Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine rule for businesses

The Supreme Court ruled that under the law that created OSHA it "empowers the Secretary to set workplace safety standards, not broad public health measures."

My year and welcome to it

Here are four (million) of my own takeaways from 2021, a classic hell-on-Earth year that, if worse weren’t potentially on the horizon, could perhaps be quickly forgotten.

2.5 million nurses demand UN probe into ‘COVID-19 criminals’ blocking patent...

"Continued opposition to the TRIPS waiver is resulting in the violation of human rights of peoples across the world."

Moderna slammed for ‘cheating US taxpayers’ in COVID-19 vaccine patent dispute

Along with "being scientifically dishonest," and "trying to cheat NIH scientists," the company "is leaving people to die."

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent &...

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

Big pharma secrets revealed as group uncovers portion of Pfizer vaccine...

"This info can help mRNA vaccine scientists by illustrating the kinds of requirements they need to meet critical quality standards."

Global health activists say it’s time we ask Big Pharma to...

“Can the government go against private interests to protect the public interest?”

As Delta wreaks havoc, Biden faces growing pressure to force big...

"The U.S. government has power to share vaccine manufacturing knowledge and help other countries scale up production."

A simple rule change could trigger mass vaccine demand plus head...

What property-driven, rights-oriented society allows protesters to both spread disease AND violate sacred boundaries?

US Black and Latino communities often have low vaccination rates—but blaming...

Homogenizing peoples’ reasons for not getting vaccinated diverts attention away from social factors that research shows play a critical role in health status and outcomes.

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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...