Tag Archives: Scientists

Vaccine Makers Keep Safety Details Quiet, Alarming Scientists

The morning after the world learned that a closely watched clinical trial of a coronavirus vaccine had been halted last week over safety concerns, the company’s chief executive disclosed that a person given the vaccine had experienced serious neurological symptoms. But the remarks weren’t public. Instead, the chief executive, Pascal Soriot of AstraZeneca, spoke at… Read More »

Burger King’s Sustainable Whopper Only Reduces Methane Emission By 3% At Most, Scientists Say

TOPLINE Burger King’s reduced methane meat—available in select locations—only reduces methane emissions by 3%, say scientists, though the company stands by its original claim that it reduces emission by 33%. A classic Burger King Whopper. Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/picture alliance via Getty Images KEY FACTS In a commercial released last week featuring Mason Ramsey (of viral video… Read More »

Two Huge Covid-19 Studies Are Retracted After Scientists Sound Alarms

The studies, published in renowned scientific journals, produced astounding results and altered the course of research into the coronavirus pandemic. One undercut President Trump’s claim that certain antimalarial drugs cure Covid-19, the illness caused by the virus, concluding that the medications in fact were dangerous to patients. The other found that some blood pressure drugs… Read More »

To stem coronavirus crisis, scientists forge ahead on 6 key fronts

This article is part of Harvard Medical School’s continuing coverage of medicine, biomedical research, medical education and policy stories related to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and the disease COVID-19. From the plagues of medieval Europe to the influenza pandemic of 1918, the specter of the next public health disaster has gripped the minds of scientists, captivated the imaginations… Read More »

How does COVID-19 spread? This is what scientists know about it (so far)

There is not yet an ironclad scientific consensus on exactly how the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is spreading, but experts are getting a pretty good sense of it. That understanding needs to be central to our strategy of combatting the virus with minimal collateral damage. This isn’t about over-reaction or under-reaction, but mis-reaction. For example,… Read More »

Why Do Scientists Defend Poison?

Why is there so much deceitful science published these days? Mainstream articles regularly assure people that glyphosate, vaccines and fluoride are safe, and that soft drinks and other junk food are not linked to obesity. The answer is that virtually every major industry uses front groups and paid, corrupt researchers to spout their propaganda and… Read More »