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Has the Gardasil® approval ushered in an era of “over-prevention”?

By |2021-01-15T16:30:54+00:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Re-Check’s Catherine Riva and Dr. Jean-Pierre Spinosa released an article that analyzes unpublished documents from the Food and Drug Administration (US FDA). This original research, published on December 2, 2020 in the open access Journal of Scientific Practice and Integrity, highlights the cascade of problematic decisions that led to the approval of Gardasil®, Merck's quadrivalent HPV [...]

Document of the Day: A Look at Pfizer’s Vaccine Press Release

By |2020-12-03T15:45:23+00:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Guest author - Auteur invité, Uncategorized|

par Rowan Philp, GIJN December 1st, 2020 A November 18 press release, claiming a safe vaccine that protects 95% of people against COVID-19, by pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech was greeted with excited headlines. In fact, this was a rare case in which — in the words of health investigative reporter Serena Tinari — a corporate [...]

Journalism in pandemic mode: embedded, complacent and unable to inform democratic debate

By |2020-06-09T06:53:30+00:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Conflict of interest - Conflits d’intérêts, COVID-19|

by Catherine Riva, Serena Tinari – Re-Check.ch April 22, 2020 Read the article in English / Den Artikel auf Deutsch lesen (online) (PDF) / Leggere l’articolo in italiano (PDF) An executive whose press conferences are accessible only by streaming and at which the only questions journalists are allowed to ask are those they have sent at [...]

Improving the detection, analysis, and reporting of harms in medicines and devices: the 2019 4Es Forum

By |2020-01-20T14:27:18+00:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: Adverse effects - Effets indésirables, Approvals - Homologations, Clinical trials - Essais cliniques, Conflict of interest - Conflits d’intérêts, HPV - HPV/VPH|

From October 7 to 9, 2019, Re-Check’s Catherine Riva participated in the 4Es Forum Improving the detection, analysis and reporting of harms in medicines, a three-day workshop organized by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM Oxford) and Uppsala Monitoring Center, the WHO Collaborating Centre for International Drug Monitoring. The meeting was held at the Ettore Majorana [...]

Health Analytics Asia published a long interview on Re-Check’s work and its methods and standards

By |2020-01-17T10:52:16+00:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Re-Check joined the Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2019 (GIJC19) that took place 25-29 September 2019 in Hamburg (D) with two presentations by Serena Tinari: an half-day workshop organized by CFI, the French media development agency, and the panel Investigating Health and Medicine – Tips & Techniques (1). At GIJC19 Serena contributed also to the “Documentaries Track” [...]

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