42 Doctors Told Us What They Think Of Boosters And Masks In The Face Of Omicron And Everyone Should Hear Their Answers
Though everyone is tired of the pandemic, 42 experts say this wave of Omicron is no time to be letting our guard down.
The White House Is Defending The CDC’s New 5-Day Coronavirus Isolation Guideline For Asymptomatic People
“We are standing on the shoulders of two years of science,” the CDC director said.
Vaccines are the best way to prevent COVID-19 deaths, which increased 5% in Europe during the week ending Nov. 14.
People Are Pointing Out Things That Were Completely Ruined By Idiots, And There Are No Lies Detected
"There's so much trash in our orbit that the aliens probably lock their doors when they fly by."
203 Doctors Told Us What They Actually Think Of COVID Vaccines, And Everyone Should Hear Their Answers
Someone told me, a health journalist, that doctors might secretly oppose COVID vaccinations. So I went straight to the source.
US health officials announced that most Americans should get a booster shot eight months after vaccination, as the Delta variant spreads rapidly across the US.
Organizations that provide donated breast milk to parents say fielding questions about how the vaccines figure into the transfer of antibodies has led to a “second layer of chaos” from the pandemic.
As COVID Continues To Spread, Alabama's Governor Said "It’s Time To Start Blaming The Unvaccinated Folks"
"These folks are choosing a horrible lifestyle of self-inflicted pain."
"SNL" Roasted The Hell Out Of The CDC's Announcement That Vaccinated People Don't Have To Wear Masks
"The CDC announced that fully vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks...except if you go to most places."
Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot vaccine was in demand for some of the highest-risk people in the US. And without it, many are opting not to get a shot, clinicians say.
Vaccinations promise an end to the coronavirus pandemic in the US. What kind of ending, though, is up to us.
If it's granted emergency authorization from the FDA, the vaccine will be the first in the United States to be given out to children younger than 16.
13 Times Anti-Vaxxers Were Hilariously Wrong About The COVID-19 Vaccine And Got Exactly What They Deserved For It
"No offense but you did meth. I think you will survive the vaccine."
That's two months earlier than his administration previously predicted.
Martha Stewart Was Accused Of "Jumping The Line" To Get The COVID Vaccine, And She Responded On Instagram
"I am in the approved age group for this batch of vaccines and I waited in line with others."
"Following the science is necessary but not sufficient," said Matthew Seeger, a risk communication expert.
Lies about science, civil rights, and the vote itself have turned Americans against one another.
Coronavirus Vaccination Will Begin Next Week In The UK. It's A Major Milestone In The Fight Against The Pandemic.
Vaccination in the UK will begin next week and healthcare workers will likely be first in line.
It’s official: Biden is our new president. But just because we’re almost done with the utter chaos of Trump doesn’t mean the country is cured of its ills.
Two Major COVID Clinical Trials Were Paused Over Safety Concerns — Which Is Exactly How Trials Should Work
Trials for Eli Lilly’s antibody treatment and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine were both paused this week.
Vaccine skeptics have long stoked unfounded conspiracy theories about immunizations. Political pressure to produce a coronavirus vaccine at “warp speed” is adding fuel to their fire.
"The safety signals from these two important trials are reassuring," said two experts.
Hopes are running high that a coronavirus vaccine will be ready by the end of the year. But some scientists caution that the hype might be outpacing the reality.
The social media platform is siding with scientists to stop the spread of harmful misinformation about the pandemic. If it can do it now, why wasn't it doing it all along?
Bill Gates Conspiracy Theories Have Circulated For Years. It Took The Coronavirus Pandemic To Turn Him Into A Fake Villain.
After months of conspiracy-mongering, people around the world are demanding Gates be arrested for crimes against humanity. Here’s how things got so bad.
A viral video in which Dr. Annie Bukacek questions the severity of COVID-19 has given anti-lockdown activists across the country a sense of validation.
Seth MacFarlane Called Out Oprah For The Controversial Remarks Dr. Phil And Dr. Oz Made About The Coronavirus
"[Oprah] has done all this positive work for the world, and yet somehow has gotten caught up in this web of junk science on many occasions."
In less than a month, the baseless claim went from an obscure biohacking blog to the New York Post and RT.
This week, researchers in New York City started collecting blood from COVID-19 survivors. The hope is that their immunity can be shared with others.
The "Paper Planes" singer spread misinformation about vaccines on Twitter, with fans attempting to sway her position.
An Anti-Vaxxer Group Has Been Warned For Using The World Health Organisation Logo On A Press Release
The use of a WHO screenshot on an anti-vaxxer press release gave the "misleading impression" it was an official message from the health organisation, a lawyer said.
Experts are making wildly different predictions about the future of the coronavirus. "We are at the blind-men-feeling-the-elephant stage of this outbreak.”
"Our policy is to ban ads containing vaccine misinformation."
"We said both sides must be heard—we haven’t taken a position yet," the Reverend Al Sharpton said. The event was slated to occur this weekend in Harlem.
Unvaccinated Children Are Now Barred From Going To School In New York — And Their Anti-Vax Parents Are Really Mad
This summer, amid the worst measles outbreak in decades, New York passed a law that says children who are not vaccinated can’t attend classes. It went into effect this week.
California Is Considering The Strictest Vaccine Law In The Country After Anti-Vaxxers Gamed The System
Most states allow a variety of exemptions to vaccine laws, but that's not enough to keep kids safe, says the doctor behind the California bill.
Dr. Richard Pan, a state senator for California, has led efforts to tighten vaccine requirements for schoolchildren after measles outbreaks.
Anti-Vax Messages Are Being Targeted As A Top Priority In A UK Government Crackdown On Disinformation
As the government homes in on the anti-vax movement, BuzzFeed News has analysed the online presence of the UK's biggest anti-vax network.
In France, 1 in 3 people disagree that vaccines are safe. In Bangladesh, almost 98% of people believe that vaccines are both safe and effective.
“Let go of the idea that it is better to risk killing your child or someone else’s with a vaccine-preventable disease than for the kid to be autistic.”
It's the worst year for measles since the disease was declared eliminated in the US in 2000.
Anti-vax documentaries have disappeared from search results on the platform, and appear to no longer be available to Prime members for free streaming.
Air pollution, humanitarian crises, and people who refuse to vaccinate are a few of the WHO's top threats to global human health in 2019.
Dozens of kids are sick with chickenpox in a private school with one of the highest religious exemption rates in the state.
Young children are more vulnerable and often have a higher risk of complications or death from vaccine-preventable diseases.
The FDA approved the expanded use of Gardasil 9, which protects against many types of HPV that cause cancer, to include adults ages 27 to 45.
The condition can affect children after a viral infection, and causes muscle weakness in the arms or legs.
Russian trolls tweeted about vaccines 22 times more frequently than the average Twitter user, a new study shows.
More people in Europe were infected with measles during the first half of 2018 than during any other year in the last decade.
There's no evidence of anyone being harmed, but the scandal has caused outrage on social media and IRL.
Whooping cough is a highly contagious respiratory disease that’s preventable with a vaccine. Health officials are urging more people to get the shot following the infant's death.
People who don't believe in vaccines are also encouraging parents to skip the vitamin K shot for their newborns. That's a big mistake.
A study looked at which US counties have the highest rates of vaccine exemptions for philosophical, moral, or religious reasons.
Here's how to recognize flu symptoms and get your child treated.
A new documentary shows how disgraced doctor Andrew Wakefield still manages to raise big money, even in the wake of a world-famous scandal.
This Multimillion-Pound Charity Is Offering To Pay For Autistic Children To Have Pseudoscientific Treatments
Caudwell Children, which was set up by the billionaire Phones4U founder John Caudwell, is offering to pay for children to attend clinics offering pseudoscientific treatments and which appear to endorse unfounded links between vaccines and autism.
A conference featuring anti-vaccine speakers from across the country is happening on Saturday at the public high school in Stowe, Vermont. “Our community is being targeted,” one parent said.
Medicine has come a LONG way, we'll just leave it at that.
California has boosted its vaccination rates, thanks in part to a controversial law making it illegal for parents to refuse school vaccine requirements for “personal beliefs.” Other states, however, are still vaccinating children at dangerously low rates.
Doctors behind the research say that they expect to start seeing a drop in cervical cancers as soon as next year.
Welcome to the corner of the internet that’s hell-bent on convincing you that GMOs are poisonous, vaccines cause autism, and climate change is a government-sponsored hoax. The message is traveling far and wide.
A new study is the first to link genital herpes infection in pregnant women to autism risk in children, adding to a growing list of environmental risk factors for the disorder.
Books claiming to be able to "cure" autism, as well as cancer and HIV, with unscientific treatments that have been linked to several deaths are available on the booksellers' websites.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., whose vaccine safety claims have been widely denounced, said that Trump still wants a controversial vaccine safety committee.
Social media accounts for the Autism Trust UK have promoted unscientific treatments condemned as "harmful", and claimed false links between vaccines and autism.
Vaxxed, directed by the struck-off doctor Andrew Wakefield and already pulled from a US film festival, was to be premiered – with a Q&A featuring Wakefield – at the Curzon cinema in Soho.
In an email to anti-vaccine activists, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. urged them to contact Trump, who was "getting massive blowback and waivering [sic]." Activists are "mobilized, energized, and extremely hopeful," one individual said.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who published a controversial book about the preservatives in vaccines being dangerous for children, will chair a commission on vaccine safety. Scientists reject his views.
There are not enough vaccines to extend the programme to children aged between 13 months and 2 years old before meningitis season in December, a government committee has said.
Big pharma doesn’t have strong financial incentives to develop new antibiotics. Some say it’s time for the government to take control of the market, just like it does for missiles and war planes.
This science whiz has had enough.
"These unvaccinated individuals are like the tinder that starts a roaring fire."
Following the biggest government petition in history, two charities are asking parliament to adopt a 10-point action plan to tackle meningitis B.
David and Collet Stephan have characterized the criminal charges against them as a fight against the "vaccine agenda."
"I don't want any more babies to die from this disease, or any disease that can be prevented too easily."
Flu season is here...groan. The good news is that this year's vaccine will probably be far more effective than last year's.
A new study found that the vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella wasn't effective for nearly half of young adults born with HIV. The same is probably true for other vaccines, researchers say.
Carrey used the boy's photo without his family's permission in a tweet insinuating that vaccines cause autism. But the boy has a genetic autism syndrome that has nothing to do with vaccines, his mom told BuzzFeed News.
California became the third state to implement the new law eliminating vaccine exemptions for personal and religious reasons.
Officials said they suspended vaccines nationwide on Saturday, after two infants died and others fell ill who had received vaccines in southern Mexico.
The new surgeon general, Vivek Murthy, is making headlines in appearances with Elmo and Joe Biden. He has high hopes of revolutionizing American public health — but might be doomed by the powerlessness of his office.
Yet another study has debunked rumours of a link between the two.
And it's stinkin' cute.
Genetically engineered bacteria, bionic limbs, and synthetic vaccines will help the U.S. build a more powerful military, according to DARPA, the Pentagon’s futuristic research arm. The agency’s renewed interest in biology comes despite scientists’ recent warnings about genetic engineering and deadly disease bugs.
In between beheading people and setting others on fire, ISIS appears to have found the time to administer vaccinations.
Though complaints have been filed with the Arizona medical board against Jack Wolfson, a Phoenix cardiologist who has been vocal about the "dangers" of vaccines, his supporters continue to rally around him on Facebook.
How much do we REALLY know about vaccines anyway?
"Vaccines — good or bad?" the lecture was entitled.
The California Democrats say there should be "no such thing" as a philosophical exemption. California has had a recent measles outbreak — and, in general, few Democrats in the state are totally clear on whether the exemption should end.
Why would you? WARNING: Contains images that some may find disturbing.
Kaci Hickox, who was forcibly quarantined in New Jersey, called the governor's recent statements about vaccinations "ill informed."
Chris Christie still won't play in Santa Monica. But he might catch measles there.
"Certain communicable diseases have been largely eradicated by immunization policies in this country and we should not allow those diseases to return by foregoing safe immunization programs, for philosophical, religious or other reasons when we have the means to eradicate them."
An adviser for the senator told BuzzFeed News that he does not know if Paul is still a member, but that the senator does not support all the group's views.
Christie called for "balance" and "choice" in vaccinations, taking a position at odds with the medical community.
"It really is almost a crime to allow your child to go unimmunised."
As the number of confirmed measles cases climbed to 70, health officials reminded the public that vaccinations are the safest and most effective way to combat the highly contagious disease.
At least eight — and possibly many more — infants have died from faulty measles vaccines in the Syrian province of Idlib. The country's opposition government-in-exile, which operated the program, is investigating.