Archived | Autism Speaks: IOM to Hold Workshop on Autism and the Environment | Circa April 18, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

IOM to Hold Workshop on Autism and the Environment On April 18 and 19, 2007, the Institute of Medicine, or IOM, will host a workshop in Washington, D.C. entitled: “Autism and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Research.” This workshop, organized in response to a request from the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, …

Coronavirus vaccine: Anti-vaxxer fury over Australian AstraZeneca deal

Anti-vaxxers have reacted with fury at Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement of free COVID-19 shots for all Australians. The Morrison Government today confirmed the landmark agreement with drug giant AstraZeneca to manufacture more than 25 million doses of the promising Oxford University vaccine if it proves safe to use. Mr Morrison subsequently told 3AW that the vaccine, …

Top U.S. scientists left out of White House selection of COVID-19 vaccine short list | Science | AAAS

Operation Warp Speed chooses largely unproven vaccine technologies for fast-tracking When the news broke yesterday that Operation Warp Speed had selected five experimental COVID-19 vaccines to fast-track through testing and, potentially, mass-scale production, it was news even to some top scientists involved with the White House–led program. “It’s been so chaotic, and it’s not even …