Public health officers walk fine line between public and politicians, scholars say

Bob Weber, The Canadian PressThu Nov 26 2020 EDMONTON — There’s a fine line between a public health officer’s duty to the people they serve and their duty to the elected officials who appoint them, scholars say. But they add governments should be clear about what’s science and what’s politics. And no one should be […]

Massive armada of IRGC boats mobilize in Gulf amid rumors, Israeli strike imminent

The naval forces of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on Thursday conducted large-scale exercises in the Strait of Hormuz at a moment Tehran believes Israel will launch a preemptive strike aimed at drawing Trump into ordering US military action in the region before he leaves office in January. According to state-run English language PressTV, “The […]

COVID-19 vaccines to roll out for priority groups in early 2021; Atlantic bubble pops

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian PressThu Nov 26 2020 A top public health official said Thursday that priority groups in Canada should start receiving COVID-19 vaccine doses early next year as new restrictions for those entering New Brunswick effectively popped the so-called Atlantic bubble.  “There has been a great deal of preparation taking place behind the […]

37% of measles cases analyzed in the US in 2015 were caused by the MMR vaccine

By Arjun WaliaSeptember 12, 2020 What Happened: A study published in 2017 in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology found that “During the measles outbreak in California in 2015, a large number of suspected cases occurred in recent vaccinees. Of the 194 measles sequences obtained in the United States in 2015, 73 were identified as vaccine sequences…” The authors developed […]