Recent COVID stories published in The Defender:
+ WHO Now ‘Open’ to Possibility COVID Leaked From Lab – A World Health Organization committee investigating the origins of COVID-19 said it is now “open to any and all scientific evidence that becomes available in the future,” contradicting the agency’s 2021 report, which discounted the lab-leak hypothesis.
+ CDC Admits It Never Monitored VAERS for COVID Vaccine Safety Signals – In response to a Freedom of Information Request submitted by Children’s Health Defense, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week admitted it never analyzed the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System for safety signals for COVID-19 vaccines.
+ 1.3 Million Reports of Injuries After COVID Vaccines, VAERS Data Show, as CDC Meets to Rubber-Stamp Shots for Kids Under 5 – VAERS data released Friday [June 17] by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show 1,301,356 reports of adverse events from all age groups following COVID-19 vaccines, including 28,859 deaths and 238,412 serious injuries between Dec. 14, 2020, and June 10, 2022.
+ Exclusive: Whistleblower Says With 120,000 Troops Still Unvaccinated, Army May Move June 30 Deadline Far Into Future – An active-duty senior Army official told The Defender, on condition of anonymity, the U.S. Army is strongly considering pushing the June 30 deadline for compliance with the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate far into the future — but will not announce the date change until closer to, or even after, the upcoming deadline.
+ Exclusive: More Vaccine-Injured Pilots Speak Out as Groups Pressure Airlines, Regulators to End Mandates – In exclusive interviews with The Defender, more commercial airline pilots discuss COVID-19 vaccine injuries and the “hostile” industry environment injured and unvaxxed pilots must navigate.
+ As Thousands of Its Members Remain Unvaccinated, Navy Replaces Weekly Updates With Monthly Reports – The U.S. Navy this week said it will move to monthly reporting of COVID-19 vaccine separations, in place of weekly updates, as thousands of its members remain unvaccinated just days before the U.S. military’s June 30 mandate deadline.