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April 14, 2021

The 'Vaxxy-Grail'?

When it comes to the pandemic, for months we’ve been told vaccines are the answer.  The administration deployed an “all-of-government" approach. They ran development, research and production in a non-linear fashion to allow deployme…

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Covid vaccines have, until now, been a precious commodity. But as more states expand  who can get one, will we see those reluctant to roll up their sleeves, step not needed  in line and get the shot? Or does the hesitancy they feel run dee…

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March 31, 2021

Vaccine for Sale? Nope!

You sign up for a vaccine, head  in and get vaccinated.  Then you receive a survey request after. It seems legit. After all, the companies do want to know how your experience went or if anything unexpected happens right? Wrong.  Unl…

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We’ve talked about the vaccine studies, how they conduct them, who is in them and what is required for that coveted Emergency Use Approval.  But what happens next?  How do the pharmaceutical companies, the governmental agencies, an…

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Estrogen. Progesterone. Testosterone. What do those hormones have to do with COVID-19 and vaccines? More than you might think.  “We have known for decades now the immune systems of men and women differ and that by and large men are ofte…

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It’s the question everyone who wants a vaccine is asking. When can I walk into my neighborhood pharmacy and get one without all the headache?   When is it ‘my turn’ in line? The President has made a pretty lofty promise that…

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Another vaccine has been added to the list of shots given the green-light by the FDA in the fight against Covid-19. The one-and-done vaccine by Johnson and Johnson uses an adenovirus vector, which makes it the first non-mRNA shot to be distributed …

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With the EUA of Johnson and Johnson’s Covid vaccine it means a second technology is being used in the U.S. to combat the COVID-19 virus. “With Sputnik, with AstraZeneca and the J and J, they're using slightly different adenoviruses,&rdq…

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New strains of COVID-19 seem to be identified every week. And with each new strain, the question of: will the current vaccines protect becomes more urgent.  “I think we need to be very concerned, but we also shouldn't freak out,” A…

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Those with autoimmune diseases, allergies, cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, organ transplant recipients, even pregnant women--may be worried about getting the vaccine more so than the general public. And with good cause. Historically those …

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