Quotes for This Week

9-24-2021,  Rochelle Walensky, Direct of the CDC, in a released statement over ruling CDC’s Advisory Commitment on Immunization Practices to limit access to booster shots, said:

“This updated interim guidance from CDC allows for millions of Americans who are at highest risk for COVID-19 to receive a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot to help increase their protection”

9-23-2021,  Linda Evangelista, Canadian Fashion model, speaking to her Instagram followers about her body slimming cosmetic surgery, which left her disfigured and a recuse, stated:

“I have been left, as the media has described, ‘unrecognisable…two painful, unsuccessful, corrective surgeries after the slimming procedure – also known as body contouring – had had the opposite effect…To my followers who have wondered why I have not been working while my peers’ careers have been thriving, the reason is that I was brutally disfigured by… [a procedure] which did the opposite of what it promised”

9-21-2021, Louise Powell, in 2019 while an inmate at the HMP Brozefield Correctional Facility, Middlesex England, now speaking to the BBC about the death of her daughter Brooke, who was born prematurely and the lack of care she received by prison officials, stated:

“I don’t blame anyone for not knowing I was pregnant… but nobody came to look at me,” she said…I feel like a lot more could have been done…Brooke was a perrfect baby and she died due to error…She should be here with me… and that’s been taken away from me through no fault of my own…I never got listened to…the prison clearly can’t look after people and treated inmates as a number, not a person”

Sept 18, 2021,  Michael Kunilla, medical doctor, an infectious disease specialist at the National Center for Advancing Translation Sciences, speaking about the FDA’s refusal to recommend Covid vaccine boosters shots for everyone and the data streams relied on in reaching its decision, stated:

“So it’s unclear that everyone needs to be boosted, other than a subset of the population that clearly would be at high risk for serious disease…It is not clear to me that the data we are seeing now is applicable to the general population.”

Sept 17, 2021, Kody Kinsley, Chief Deputy Secretary for Health at DHHS, North Carolina, speaking to the press about the expected shortfall in doses of Covid antibody treatment serums in some Southern States that are faces surges in the spread of the coronavirus, stated:

“We have providers struggling to get the necessary product…I think what has happened is a classic logistics issue, where all of a sudden there’s much more demand”