A prominent immunologist whose advice has formed the basis for a Michigan State University employee’s lawsuit against the insititution’s vaccine mandate said Friday he now regrets voting for Joe Biden for president.
Dr. Hooman Noorchashm, a former assistant professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, blasted Biden’s new sweeping vaccine requirements, charging that to “mandate vaccination of any COVID-recovered American against his/her will is unscientific, unethical and illegal!”
On Twitter, he told Biden he has “overstepped” and is “operating in dangerous territory when it comes to already immune Americans.”
“Cease and desist!” wrote Noorchashm, whose news media and social-media profile has risen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In another tweet the immunologist noted that he voted for Biden “as a McCain Republican.”
“It was an error and I now regret it, Noorchashm said of his vote.
He said the “chest beating press conference” Thursday by Biden “was one of the most destructive and divisive speeches ever given by a US president who claims 2 B a well-reasoned uniter, acting on science.”
I wonder if @POTUS @WhiteHouse watched my conversation with @ShannonBream a few hours before the unAmerican press conference he held on 9/9/21 coercing vaxx in already immune Americans!
If you didn’t watch, please do Mr. President!@SenRonJohnson https://t.co/fLp1MdPvoW
— Hooman Noorchashm MD, PhD (@noorchashm) September 10, 2021
Noorchashm’s advice is cited in a lawsuit by Jeanna Norris, a 37-year-old administrative associate and fiscal officer who argues Michigan State should allow an exemption for people who have COVID-19 antibodies.
“I consulted with Dr. Hooman Noorchashm on August 21, 2021 and August 26, 2021 about receiving a vaccine in light of my natural immunity. Dr. Noorchashm advised me that immunization was medically unnecessary,” she said in a declaration.
Norris said she is concerned ther….