Course Tag: vaccines

Vaccines in America – Approval Process

Join me on this journey to learn how a vaccine goes from concept to distribution of product. Federal agencies, clinical trials, FDA, ACIP, we will touch on it all.

Vaccines in America – Vaccine Law

Vaccination laws have been in place in the US since 1905 with the passage of Jacobson vs Massachusetts, when the US government ruled that the good of all public health supersedes the right of the individual. What has happened since then and where are we headed? Or might we already be there?

Vaccines in America – Vaccine Politics

This short course will give you a good understanding of how the politics surrounding vaccines and other drugs are not meant to help the injured, but instead protect the manufacturers in every way.

Pregnancy Series – Vaccines in Pregnancy

Until recently, pregnant women have been advised to avoid all types of medications, including over-the-counter preparations. What changed? This course will take you on a deep dive of the approval process of Tdap and Influenza vaccines, what the risks are and what may be coming down the pike.

Problematic Ingredients – Adjuvants

An adjuvant is “a substance which accelerates, prolongs and enhances the quality of a specific immune [antibody] response when incorporated into a vaccine formulation.”  Since the turn of the 20th century, when they were first used in the production of diphtheria anti-toxin, many chemicals have been investigated and introduced as adjuvants in vaccines, and more …

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