On May 22, 2020, The Lancet published “Hydroxychloroquine or Chloroquine With or Without A Macrolide For Treatment of COVID-19: a Multinational Registry Analysis”.  The  study was described as an observational study purportedly involving more than 96,000 hospitalized Covid-19 patients in  671 hospitals across six continents. Update: On June 4th  Two Huge Covid-19 Studies Are Retracted After…

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The World Health Organization provides public health recommendations about the use of pharmacologic drugs and vaccines and provides guidelines and assistance in public health emergencies. When it was founded in 1948, the WHO relied on funding from its member states; their contributions were assessed based on their national income and population. The funds were not…

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“Ghost managed research does not merely shape academic cultures and the knowledge they produce but makes them unnecessary except to provide authority…Ghost-managed “science” has been crafted to help sell drugs”. Ghost-Managed Medicine:Big Pharma’s Invisible Hands by Dr. Sergio Sismondo is a detailed study of how the pharmaceutical industry has taken control over “medical knowledge” to…

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Merck Press Release (July 30, 2019) Announces Second-Quarter 2019 Financial Results Vaccines Merck announced the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to recommend Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination with GARDASIL 9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) based on shared clinical decision making for individuals ages 27 through…

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Millions of people around the world participate in research trials each year, whether for personal, financial or humanitarian reasons. They submit their DNA, organs, body chemistry or personal history to studies that aim to better society. A substantive investigative news report by San Diego’s independent investigative news source, Inewsource.org by Brad Racino and Jill Castellno,…

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A gangbusters investigative report by Science Magazine (July 2018) documents FDA’s disregard of substantial financial conflicts of interest by the advisory panel members that FDA selects. What’s more, the reporters uncovered a previously overlooked stream of company kickbacks to doctors on FDA advisory panels who voted to approve their drug. Reporters Charles Piller and Jia You…

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“Cochrane Announces Support of New Donor” This may be the last straw in dissolving the illusion of scientific integrity i n reviews published by the Cochrane Collaboration group. With a $1.15 million “donation” – chicken feed for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – they have purchased the Cochrane seal of “science-based reviews”. The medical…

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Anthrax Vaccine:  Its checkered history, excessive stockpile and the human and financial costs By Meryl Nass, MD* The current vaccine (Biothrax, manufactured by Emergent Biosolutions or EBS) has never been proved effective in humans. One human trial took place in the 1950s using a different, Merck-manufactured anthrax vaccine.  Efficacy studies of the current vaccine have…

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