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This week, Mary Holland, Children’s Health Defense (CHD) president, and Polly Tommey, CHD.TV programming manager, covered the latest headlines on COVID-19, Big Pharma and other issues, including news that Moderna has filed patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech, alleging the two companies copied Moderna’s patented mRNA technology.

Polly and Mary also discussed that the Biden administration has planned for a booster campaign to launch after Labor Day. The campaign includes next-generation vaccines that are designed to target Omicron variants.

Plus, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration appears set to circumvent its own regulatory process in order to authorize Pfizer’s new bivalent COVID-19 vaccine that targets the Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants — without requiring clinical trials on humans.

Also on tap this week: The U.K. became the first country to approve Moderna’s reformulated version of its COVID-19 vaccine, which claims to provide protection against both the original form of the virus and the significantly less lethal but more transmissible Omicron variant.

More of this week’s highlights:

  • A group of independent German scientists found toxic components — mostly metallic — in all the COVID-19 vaccine samples they analyzed using modern medical and physical measuring techniques. “That being in your blood is deeply disturbing,” said Mary. “Why is this stuff in there? It is an unanswered question.”
  • Now that our public health agencies’ leaders have admitted failure when it comes to their COVID-19 policies, the Wall Street Journal suddenly has the “courage” to offer a stiff critique. “They also still have not discussed the failure of early treatments,” said Mary.
  • Cities across America hosted vaccination fairs, including payouts and gifts. “It is absolutely disgraceful,” said Polly.
  • The Rockefeller Foundation revealed that it has been pumping millions of dollars into a behavioral science project meant to figure out why large groups of people around the world refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine. “This is basically saying that the Rockefeller Foundation are sponsoring propaganda,” said Mary.
  • The District of Columbia does not appear to have a contingency plan for unvaccinated students, who are banned from attending schools in person this fall after the first 20 days.
  • In a significant about-face, government officials in Washington, D.C., postponed a policy that would have required proof of vaccination for COVID-19 for all students age 12 and over for the new school year. “What she has proposed is absolutely outrageous,” said Mary.
  • A group of doctors and a Rhode Island state lawmaker demanded answers from a top university after information emerged that appears to show a student at the school was hospitalized early in the COVID-19 vaccination campaign after receiving a vaccine. “This case has particular significance in relation to the White House,” said Mary.
  • Without fanfare, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed all its COVID-19 guidelines — was the move politically motivated? And what happens after the midterms?
  • Two U.S. senators formally requested the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services preserve all documents and communications related to Dr. Anthony Fauci. “It is critical that we preserve these emails and I think there will be very serious investigations,” said Mary.
  • Monkeypox vaccine side effects were reported to include a lump on arm. “They are normalizing side effects,” said Mary.
  • Watch “Good Morning CHD” for an inside look at rallies, as well as a conversation with guest Matt Connor on coming together in the name of frontline workers’ rights.
  • Tennis star Novak Djokovic’s refusal to receive the COVID-19 vaccine continues to stand in the way of his pursuit of the all-time Grand Slam record, as he said in a tweet he won’t be able to enter the U.S. for the US Open.
  • Research suggests a popular non-alcoholic energy drink can kickstart the formation of blood clots within 60 minutes of consumption.
  • Claiming “augmented reality” technology “has the ability to transform society and individual lives,” the World Economic Forum recently suggested there are “solid,” “rational” and “ethical” reasons to consider implanting children with microchips. “This is really disturbing,” said Polly.
  • U.S. scientists have achieved the previously unthinkable task of remotely controlling the brains of living beings. “These people are eugenicists in their thinking,” said Mary.
  • About 140,000 plaintiffs allege they developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma from exposure to Monsanto’s (now owned by Bayer) Roundup weedkiller and should have been warned of the risk.
  • Long-term exposure to household cleaners and disinfectants has been linked to increases in asthmatic symptoms, nervous system damage, low sperm count, irregularities in menstruation and miscarriage.
  • Check out CHD on Rumble.
  • Catch up on daily news with Good Morning CHD. Plus, the CHD team answers your questions on the Friday Roundtable. Watch both on CHD.TV.
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