Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: vaccines

‘Deeply sinister’: emails reveal Big Pharma pushed Twitter to silence vaccine...

"At a time when online mobilizations were one of the few forms of protest available to the public, Twitter was seemingly asked to shield the powerful from criticism," said one campaigner. "That should worry all those who care about accountability."

As wealthy nations debate giving booster vaccine shots, calls grow for...

“This is an emergency that affects all of us because variants are coming from areas where there are large numbers of unvaccinated people.”

Proud Boys & far-right groups tied to Jan. 6 attack reporters...

At least one person was stabbed and two journalists were attacked while covering an anti-vaccine, anti-mask demonstration outside Los Angeles City Hall on Saturday, August 14.

Trump trash-talk lying backfires, replaying his disgraces while confirming our need...

You can’t lie your way out of a contagion, nor substitute bad faith for vaccine cures.

Viruses know no borders. Vaccines shouldn’t either.

As an Indian American, my family has experienced the worst of this pandemic in two countries. For any of us to be safe, we all need vaccine equity.

Big Pharma’s ‘appalling’ $26 billion in shareholder payouts could fund vaccines...

“Instead of creating new vaccine billionaires, we need to be vaccinating billions in developing countries.”

How Cuba beat the pandemic: From developing new vaccines to sending...

For decades, Cuba has heavily invested in its medical and pharmaceutical system, in part because of the six-decade-old U.S. embargo.

‘Disturbing’: Rich nations vaccinating person per second while blocking effort to...

"The world needs as much vaccine manufacturing capacity as it can get. Time is of the essence."

Horseshoe crab blood key to COVID-19 vaccine despite negative impact it...

“An estimated 50,000 of them die in the [vaccine] process and human interference also means that the species is now vulnerable to extinction."

Up to half a million sharks could be killed to create...

Conservationists fear that if two doses of the vaccine are needed to immunize the global population than half a million sharks would subsequently die.

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GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."