It’s All Happened Before

It’s All Happened Before

Nonessential businesses and churches forced to close. Countless students unable to attend school. Public gatherings, including sporting events, restricted to small numbers or not allowed. Face mask mandates enacted. This describes the situation in 1918 as accurately...
Government Needs to Hold Big Pharma Accountable

Government Needs to Hold Big Pharma Accountable

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Oct. 21 it had reached an $8 billion settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. Purdue Pharma has been at the center of the nation’s opioid crisis for decades. The company pleaded guilty to paying doctors to...
Why Americans Often Mistrust Vaccines

Why Americans Often Mistrust Vaccines

Half (51%) of U.S. adults say they are likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available, according to a recent Pew Research Center poll. This is a more than 20-point drop from the same survey done in May, when 72% of Americans said they definitely or...
When Western Countries Hoard Vaccines

When Western Countries Hoard Vaccines

Public health officials were frantically sending out warnings about the rise of a new H1N1 swine flu in the early spring of 2009. Early reports revealed the virus was extremely contagious and dangerous for people under the age of 60. On July 14, Margaret Chan,...