Aggregated data for fiscal year 2020 show the NIH and CDC collected a combined $63.4 million in royalty revenues under a business model that allows the NIH to grant technology licenses to the private sector.
The CDC revised downward its official number of deaths reported to VAERS following COVID vaccines, but an analysis of VAERS data shows the CDC arrived at the new, lower number, by excluding reports of deaths from outside the U.S.
A group of Indiana University students on Tuesday appealed a federal judge’s ruling denying their motion to put the university’s COVID vaccine mandate on hold pending the outcome of a federal lawsuit they filed last month.
Green Bay Packers hall-of-famer Ken Ruettgers told RFK, Jr. on “The Defender Podcast” he started a website where people can share their stories of COVID vaccine injuries after his wife suffered a “severe reaction” to the Moderna vaccine.
As of July 12, the CDC reported 5,492 breakthrough COVID cases resulting in hospitalization or death. Meanwhile, states continue to report more breakthrough cases, and the New York Yankees cancel series opener after fully vaccinated players test positive.
Children’s Health Defense and Parental Rights Foundation sued the District of Columbia mayor, health department and school system, seeking a court order to declare the D.C. Minor Consent for Vaccinations Amendment Act of 2020 unconstitutional.
The U.S. surgeon general on Thursday issued an advisory calling on tech companies to crack down on what the office called vaccine “misinformation.” The same day, The Rockefeller Foundation announced $13.5 million in new funding to combat vaccine “misinformation and disinformation.”
VAERS data released today by the CDC showed a total of 463,457 reports of adverse events from all age groups following COVID vaccines, including 10,991 deaths and 48,385 serious injuries between Dec. 14, 2020 and July 9, 2021.
Tim Zook became ill 2-and-a-half hours after his second dose of Pfizer’s vaccine, and died four days later. An autopsy showed an enlarged heart — consistent with myocarditis now linked to mRNA COVID vaccines — but the coroner ruled out the vaccine as cause of death.