FDA adviser says young, healthy people shouldn’t get latest COVID boosters

A Food and Drug Administration vaccine adviser questions whether young, healthy people should receive new COVID-19 boosters, arguing that these vaccines should be used for older people. “I think we should stop trying to prevent all symptomatic infections in healthy young people by boosting them with vaccines containing mRNA from strains that might disappear a … Read more

A powerful new tool to unveil the communication between gut microbes and the brain

Summary: Researchers are developing a new tool to study the communication of microbes in the gastrointestinal tract and the brain. Source: Baylor College of Medicine Over the past decade, researchers have begun to appreciate the importance of a two-way communication that occurs between microbes in the gastrointestinal tract and the brain, known as the gut-brain … Read more

Childhood vaccination rates fall dangerously low

Comment this story Comment More than 250,000 children started kindergarten in Fall 2021 could be at risk of contracting measles, one of the most infectious pathogens on the planet, because they haven’t received the vaccines required to enroll in school, according to federal data on health published on Thursday. Only about 93% of U.S. kindergarteners … Read more

Doctor calls for withdrawal of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines following new research

A US doctor joins calls to withdraw COVID-19 messenger RNA vaccines, pointing to new research that points to a link between injections and adverse events. Dr. Joseph Fraiman, a Louisiana-based physician who also conducts research on COVID-19 and other health issues, says it’s time to stop giving the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines until until … Read more