A teacher in California was attacked by a parent over masks. The same thing is playing out in schools across the country. A man was stabbed and a reporter assaulted in Los Angeles during a vaccine protest. An Iowa man was sentenced to a decade in prison over a mask fight. Medical workers are facing more violence and threats of violence. Same thing for flight attendants. (Airlines are now refusing to serve booze, because first-class passengers so often get belligerent.) Elected office holders are receiving record numbers of death threats. A woman attacked a laundry worker in New York City over a request to wear a mask. Employees everywhere are being assaulted for doing their jobs.
Contrary to claims about “fascist” vaccine mandates currently circulating on the Right, the Nazis actually relaxed German vaccine mandates — and hoped doing the same for people they conquered would kill them faster.
This article reviews events that led to the withdrawal of the only vaccine to prevent Lyme disease licensed in the United States. The primary issues that led to the vaccine’s withdrawal appear to be a combination of vaccine safety concerns, sparked by a molecular mimicry hypothesis that suggested th …
As countries meet tomorrow to discuss the #TRIPSwaiver at the @wto, MSF calls on EU member states including Ireland, as well as the UK, Norway & Switzerland, to stop blocking this initiative on lifting the monopolies on lifesaving #COVID19 medical tools.https://t.co/o5pRjKLj6s pic.twitter.com/IwWfU2bTKf
— MSF Ireland (@MSF_ireland) September 13, 2021
“To date, 10 countries have administered more than 75% of the world’s vaccines, while low-income countries have received just over 1%.”