Monkeypox – Old Virus, New Vaccine

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The US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) is already developing a vaccine for monkeypox. Although the disease may seem novel, the first reported outbreak in monkeys occurred in 1958, and the first human infection was reported in the 1970s in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). According to the Centers for Diseases … Read more

Rhode Island Lawmakers Propose Doubling Taxes for Parents of Unvaccinated Children

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Democrats in Rhode Island have prepared legislation that could double taxes for parents of unvaccinated children. Senator Sam Bell, who is championing the bill, claims that there is a need for a universal mandate. Under the proposed law, unvaccinated residents would face a $50 monthly fine for noncompliance. Employers would also be required to mandate … Read more

German Parliament Blocks Over-60 Vaccine Mandates

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Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s attempt to mandate vaccinations for everyone over 60 was blocked by Parliament in a 378-296 vote. The bill would have forced all Germans over the age of 60 to receive three vaccinations before October 1, 2022. The Social Democrats (SPD), Free Democrats (FDP), and Greens were all pushing this bill forward and will … Read more