Natural immunity is far more superior than COVID-19 vaccines against re-infection with other emerging variants. Vaccines maybe vital for high-risk population, but not for the otherwise healthy. Given that COVID-19 vaccine safety and efficacy is still debatable, the decision to mandate vaccines and even think about vaccine passports is ridiculous and absurd.

For months we have heard that vaccines were going to end this pandemic. The mRNA vaccines were these new, innovative panacea. “Operation Warp Speed” was used to develop these vaccines and billions of taxpayer dollars poured into a previously failed technology to treat COVID-19 caused by “sudden acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)” SARS-CoV-2, except that it didn’t really cause respiratory distress (or ARDS) in majority of people, only a small, a very small fraction. Except, this mRNA technology didn’t go beyond Phase 1 for influenza viruses and within 43 days, there were nearly 124 unsolicited adverse events (AEs) reported. In fact…

The Hill. It is not possible for the virus to cause symptoms in fully vaccinated people and not be infectious. mRNA Vaccines do not prevent spread of infections of SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Ironically, the numbers of breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infections and COVID-19 symptoms in fully vaccinated people are on the rise. But despite increases in numbers of cases in both vaccinated and unvaccinated, the numbers of deaths are at all-time low. Yet, instead of taking a pause and re-evaluating data from all angles, calls for vaccination mandate have gotten louder. These calls for COVID-19 vaccine mandates have revealed a side of a block of people that is very akin to the strange case of Jekyll and Hyde by R.L. Stevenson.

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In the last couple of months, many main stream media outlets have published…

The dreaded delta, delta+, and lambda variants of SARS-CoV-2. Are these variants really deadlier than the first identified strain of SARS-CoV-2 in patients from Wuhan or the other over 800 variants? Do these variants cause more severe disease or symptoms? What is the mortality rate caused by dreaded delta variants since first identified in February 2021 in India? This information is incorrect, as one of the Delta variants did not originate in India, nor did it first appear in 2021, but has been around since the beginning of the pandemic (Fig. 1); it just wasn’t a predominant variant [1].

Figure 1. One of the Delta variants, G614 , has existed since the beginning of this pandemic. Figure from Journal article “Tracking Changes in SARS-CoV-2 Spike: Evidence that D614G Increases Infectivity of the COVID-19 Virus”, Cell, volume 182. In this report, authors proposed that the variant G614 was more infectious and was present globally.


COVID-19 vaccine issue has taken on a cult-like belief. First responders, health care, and other frontline workers who were hailed as hero until the vaccine mandate, suddenly are being fired from work and opinion pieces are being published in the newspapers calling for unvaccinated workers to be fired! The same public and employers had the audacity to call upon these people, asked them to risk their lives and put lives of others before theirs when there were no vaccines; these workers suddenly find themselves without sympathy and jobs. Before vaccines showed up, it was OK for these workers to take…

Aditi Bhargava

Dr. Aditi Bhargava is a molecular neuroendocrinologist with research focus on sex differences in stress biology and immunology.

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