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‘Vaccinate the Children’: Fauci Outlines the Case for Offering COVID Shots to Young People

CNBC reported:

Speaking to a U.K. audience at a lecture hosted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine earlier this week, the U.S.′ top infectious disease expert discussed the significance of “long COVID,” the benefits of a move to a three-dose vaccination drive and why he believes it is important to vaccinate children.

“I do believe … that we should vaccinate the children, and there are a number of reasons,” Fauci said on Wednesday.

Firstly, he described young people as “vehicles of spread” for the virus, noting that the transmissibility of the fast-spreading Delta variant continued to fuel a surge in cases as schools re-open for the fall.

Pfizer to Seek Approval for Vaccine in Children 5 and Over

The Hill reported:

Pfizer and BioNTech announced this week that it will soon seek approval from global regulators for use of its coronavirus vaccine in children ages 5 and over.

The vaccine makers said in an interview published on Friday that they are looking to produce smaller doses of the vaccine for younger children.

“We will be presenting the results from our study on 5- to 11-year-olds to authorities around the world in the coming weeks,” Ozlem Tureci, the co-founder of BioNTech and its chief medical officer, told German news outlet Der Spiegel.

Pfizer Accused of Holding Brazil ‘to Ransom’ Over Vaccine Contract Demands

The Guardian reported:

Pfizer has been accused of holding Brazil “to ransom” over demands to shield itself from possible vaccine side-effect lawsuits in its contract to supply the country with 100m COVID jabs.

In its $1bn (£700m) deal with Pfizer Export BV, signed in March, despite its prior complaints, the Brazilian government agreed that “a liability waiver be signed for any possible side-effects of the vaccine, exempting Pfizer from any civil liability for serious side-effects arising from the use of the vaccine, indefinitely.”

Indemnity from compensation claims has been common in contracts between many countries and big pharma companies since the late 1980s.

EU Lists Rare Nerve Disorder as Possible Side-Effect of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

Reuters reported:

Europe’s medicines regulator has added an extremely rare nerve-damaging disorder, Guillain-Barré syndrome, as a possible side-effect of AstraZeneca’s (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine, regular safety updates from the watchdog showed on Wednesday.

The European Medicines Agency said a causal relationship between GBS and the AstraZeneca shot, known as Vaxzevria, was “at least a reasonable possibility” after 833 cases of GBS were reported out of 592 million doses of the vaccine given worldwide by July 31.

Germany Recommends COVID-19 Vaccinations for Pregnant Women

Reuters reported:

Germany’s vaccine oversight body on Friday recommended that women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should be vaccinated against COVID-19 with an mRNA-based shot.

The Permanent Vaccination Commission (STIKO) advises that women should receive two shots from the second trimester of pregnancy, according to guidance posted on the website of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases.

CDC Changes Definition of ‘Vaccine,’ Vindicates Alex Berenson

The Gateway Pundit reported:

If you think that our establishment medical community is honest, think again. They are not. The litany of lies and deception grows with each passing day.

The latest victim of the new Orwellian world of redefining truth comes courtesy of the CDC.

They have changed the definition of “vaccine” and “vaccination” because so many vaccinated people are still being infected with a variant of COVID. This is good news for Alex Berenson, who is suing Twitter for defamation.

COVID Vaccine Creator Says Mass Boosters May Be Unnecessary

The Associated Press reported:

Booster shots to extend the protection of COVID-19 vaccines may be unnecessary for many people, a leading scientist behind the AstraZeneca vaccine said on Friday.

Oxford University Professor Sarah Gilbert told The Telegraph newspaper that immunity from the vaccine was holding up well — even against the Delta variant. While the elderly and those who are immune-compromised may need boosters, the standard two-dose regimen is providing lasting protection for most people, she said.

CNN’s Jake Tapper Complains Biden Isn’t Addressing COVID ‘Misinformation’: GOP Is Embracing ‘Anti-Science’

Fox News reported:

CNN anchor Jake Tapper expressed his frustration with President Biden following a White House address laying out his administration’s six-pronged plan to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

Among the takeaways from Biden’s speech was the Labor Department’s initiative to force businesses with over 100 employees to require vaccinations, which has already stirred questions over its constitutionality and backlash among critics.

After the address, Tapper seemed to suggest the actions that the Biden administration is taking don’t solve the real “problem.”