June 4, 2021

Writ Petition: Coercing Citizens Directly Or Indirectly To Get Vaccinated Is Unconstitutional

Let us unite to show them that coercing citizens directly or indirectly to get vaccinated is unconstitutional and against our rights.
April 10, 2021

India’s Vaccine Approvals Had One Problem. It Gave Rise To the Other Two.

Bharat Biotech chairman and MD Krishna Ella (right) and Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla. Photos: Twitter and PTI. For all the Narendra Modi government’s desire to push an Indian company to the forefront of the national COVID-19 response, it has actually put an Indian company in an awkward, even untenable, position.
April 10, 2021

Portuguese health worker, 41, dies two days after getting the Pfizer covid vaccine

A Portuguese health worker has died two days after getting the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine. Sonia Acevedo, 41, suffered a ‘sudden death’ at home on New Year’s Day 48 hours after receiving the jab. An autopsy is expected to take place later today or tomorrow.
April 10, 2021

Vaccine trials being conducted on Bhopal gas victims without consent, alleges activist

People affected by the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy are being violated as trails of indigenous vaccine Covaxin–developed by Bharath Biotech–are being conducted on them without their consent, an activist claimed. The vaccine candidate is in its Phase-3 trial at the 
April 10, 2021

Informed consent disclosure to vaccine trial subjects of risk of COVID-19 vaccines worsening clinical disease

Aims of the study: Patient comprehension is a critical part of meeting medical ethics standards of informed consent in study designs. The aim of the study was to determine if sufficient literature exists to require clinicians to disclose the specific risk that COVID-19 vaccines could worsen disease upon
April 10, 2021

French vaccination campaign a ‘state scandal’ as just 500 receive jabs

Public asks why only 516 people have been vaccinated – compared to a million-odd in the UK and 240,000 in Germany.
April 10, 2021

Govt must indemnify vaccine makers against all lawsuits: Adar Poonawalla

Vaccine manufacturers need to have protection against all lawsuits for their vaccines especially during a pandemic, Serum Institute of India (SII) Chief Executive Officer Adar Poonawalla has said. He also said that the vaccine makers are going to propose this to the government, while speaking at a virtual panel on the challenges of developing a Covid-19
April 10, 2021

Bovine Derived Materials Used in Vaccine Manufacturing Questions and Answers

Vaccines contain either killed or weakened forms of disease-causing bacteria or viruses, or components of these that stimulate a response by the body’s immune system, which then protects against the development of disease. In the late 19th century, microbiologists began to grow bacteria in the laboratory. The early bacteriologists tried to mimic as closely
April 10, 2021

A Coronavirus Vaccine Could Kill Half A Million Sharks, Conservationists Warn

A conservation group is warning that the development of an effective coronavirus vaccine on a global scale could ravage shark populations worldwide, as researchers race to produce a vaccine using an oil derived from sharks.
April 10, 2021

Oral polio vaccine causing paralysis in kids: Study

At least 400 children in India would have developed polio after receiving the oral polio vaccine (OPV) over the past five years, a top Indian paediatrician has revealed in a just published scientific paper that questions the ethics of the continued use of OPV. 
April 10, 2021

These NHS Staff Were Told The Swine Flu Vaccine Was Safe, And Now They’re Suffering The Consequences

Dozens of NHS workers are fighting for compensation after developing narcolepsy from a swine flu vaccine that was rushed into service without the usual testing when the disease spread across the globe in 2009. They say it has destroyed their careers and their health.
April 10, 2021

This is why blood from newborn cattle is being used to develop Indian Covid vaccine

n a research paper recently released by the Indian Council of Medical Research and Bharat Biotech about Covaxin, the Covid-19 vaccine they are developing, scientists have mentioned that one of the ingredients used is blood serum from newborn cattle.
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