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Abbott Laboratories Reopens Michigan Baby Formula Plant

Abbott Laboratories restarted baby formula production Saturday at its plant in Sturgis, Michigan, which has been closed since February, in an effort to ease the national formula shortage.Abbott said in a statement it will resume production of EleCare and other specialty and metabolic formulas, which will be available to consumers as soon as June 20.…

UK Government Warns Gay Men To Be ‘Alert’ For New African ‘Monkeypox’

The government of the United Kingdom is warning homosexual men in particular to be wary of a new outbreak of monkeypox, it said in a statement Friday.The U.K. Health Security Agency (UKHSA) detected 11 new cases of monkeypox in England Friday, bringing the total number of known cases to 20. The agency said a “notable”…

Biden FDA Commissioner Says ‘Misinformation’ Is ‘Leading Cause Of Death’ In America

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf said in an interview Friday that “misinformation” is the leading cause of death in the United States.Califf, who was confirmed as FDA Commissioner in February, spoke about his concerns that the United States now has a life expectancy five years lower than other rich countries in…

Pfizer And Moderna Report Stunning Profits From COVID-19 Vaccine Sales

Pfizer and Moderna, the manufacturers of the two most popular COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, both reported massive quarterly profits this week driven by the coronavirus pandemic.Moderna tripled its net-income in the first quarter of 2022 compared to Q1 2021, pocketing nearly $6 billion from COVID-19 vaccine sales, the company reported Wednesday. Pfizer’s profit…

REPORT: CDC Tracked Phone Data To Determine If Americans Followed Lockdown Guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) bought location data from tens of millions of phones for the purpose of tracking Americans’ compliance with quarantine guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to documents obtained by Vice News.The documents, reportedly dated from 2021, show that the data was used to monitor curfews, movement to and…

Johnson & Johnson Reaches Settlement For Nearly $100 Million For Role In Opioid Crisis

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the pharma arm of consumer goods giant Johnson & Johnson, reached a settlement with the state of West Virginia of nearly $100 million for its role in the opioid crisis, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Monday.The company will pay out $99 million, more than double the initial proposed amount of $48…

Biden COVID Czar Says You Should Still Mask Your Kids

April 15, 2022 5:55 PM ET President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 response coordinator, Dr. Ashish Jha, said Thursday that parents should still be masking children and that local COVID-19 restrictions may need to return as cases rise.In an interview with Fox News’ Neil Cavuto, Jha was asked point blank if he believes “little kids” should still…

Overdose Deaths Soared In 2021, Especially In Teens

April 14, 2022 5:42 PM ET 2021 was the deadliest year in the United States on record, and another surge in drug overdose deaths was a contributing factor.Provisional data from the National Center for Health Statistics estimates that at least 105,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2021, an increase from 93,000 in 2020. The…

Supreme Court Sides With Biden, Against Navy SEALs Protesting Vaccine Mandate

March 25, 2022 5:49 PM ET The Supreme Court sided with the Biden administration Friday over Navy SEALs fighting the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.The court blocked a lower court’s ruling, which had prohibited the Pentagon from changing the military assignments of unvaccinated SEALs. Six of the nine justices on the court ruled that the Commander-in-Chief,…

MSNBC Op-Ed Roasted For Claiming Fitness Is ‘Central’ To Fascism

An MSNBC op-ed is getting viciously slammed online for claiming that fitness has been co-opted by the far-right, and that working out is “central” to fascism.Cynthia Miller-Idriss, a professor at American University studying polarization and extremism, wrote that the far-right has taken advantage of the pandemic trend of at-home fitness to further expand its radicalization…

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