Are anti-vaccine propagandists really being censored? That’s the claim RFK Jr. and his raucous admirers make as they point out the lawyer-turned anti-vaccine crusader was kicked off of Instagram and has yet to appear on MSNBC or snag a seat on a late night show. But last I checked his latest anti-Fauci book has thus far sold over 500,000 copies. Censorship sells, I guess.
Source: Vaccines, RFK Jr. and The Science of Misinformation – CounterPunch.org
The court appears split over the future of vaccination mandates, with conservative justices skeptical of the Biden administration’s authority to enforce requirements.
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“This announcement is an important first step in vaccinating the world and halting the pandemic,” said Dr. Peter Hotez, a U.S.-based vaccine scientist.
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A new report finds that pharmaceutical monopolies are preventing the production of significant quantities of vaccines in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
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For a number of reasons, as time goes on vaccines become less effective. So how do researchers calculate how well vaccines are working?
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