Since the end of last year, governments, health authorities, and the media have carried out a relentless campaign to get everyone on earth fully vaccinated. They argue that vaccines are safe and effective, prevent transmission and create herd immunity.
In this and the following two blogs we will debunk their claims as vaccine myths. Our respective arguments are based on official data, reports, website content and public statements of the WHO, governments, health authorities and vaccine companies. No recourse to conspiracy blogs or other ‘unreliable’ sources is needed.
To give a broader perspective and inform about potential risks, that are suppressed by the mainstream media, we will inform in a separate section about divergent views from (previously) well-respected doctors and scientists.
We are neither conspiracy theorists nor right-wing extremists. We believe in science, which is free from political and business interference, based on sound analysis, and the outcome of fair and open discourse. We have been vaccinated before and have no reservation, to get a Covid jab that is safe and effective
Available Covid vaccines
The World Health Organization (WHO) currently recommends the following 6 vaccine products: BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech), mRNA-1273 (Moderna), ChAdOx1-S (AstraZeneca), Janssen Ad26.COV2.S (Johnson & Johnson, J&J), Sinopharm BIBP (China National Biotec Group), and Sinovac-Coronavac (Sinovac).
The last two products, which use traditional vaccine technology, are from China. They are predominantly used domestically and in developing nations around the world. Little reliable data about their safety is available.
Western countries use the first four products almost exclusively. We will therefore focus on them. As the product names are difficult to remember, we refer to them by their company name: Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and J&J.
The Western products are either viral vector or mRNA vaccines. Both types don’t contain SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19 disease, but instead instruct our cells to create spike proteins, against which our immune system then creates antibodies to fight the virus. Viral vector vaccines use a modified virus different from SARS-CoV-2 to deliver DNA instructions to the cells, while mRNA vaccines use messenger RNA to inform them. AstraZeneca and J&J are vector vaccines, while Pfizer and Moderna are mRNA vaccines.
Critics claim, that mRNA and viral vector ‘vaccines’ are not real vaccines, as they don’t use the inactivated virus to trigger an immune response, which is the common approach used with vaccines for other diseases. Instead, they call them ‘gene therapies’. We will not investigate this topic in our blogs, as we don’t need it to prove our points. However, we recommend you to do your own research.
Mass inoculations were started without full vaccine approval
After almost 5 billion doses of Covid vaccines have been administered worldwide, governments and health authorities continue to claim, that they are safe. An official document of the German government even stated, that they are “very safe”.
Such statements are dubious, as trials for all Covid vaccines are still ongoing and long-term effects are not yet known. If you get the shot, you are basically a guinea pig in the largest human trial the world has ever seen.
Most health authorities around the world have only granted preliminary approval. The UK granted Temporary Authorization, Australia Provisional Registration, Canada an Interim Order, and the EU Conditional Marketing Authorization (CMA).
While regulatory authorities claim, that they have been in intensive contact with the vaccine companies for most of the development period, the official evaluation process was carried out in record time. For instance, for the Pfizer vaccine it took the European Medicines Agency (EMA) just 21 days (01.12. – 21.12.20) from submission of the final documents by the company to recommending conditional marketing approval. Traditionally, vaccine approval processes have taken 6 – 10 years.
In the USA, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had originally issued a separate Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for each vaccine. However, on August 23 it granted the first full approval to the Pfizer vaccine.
The move was controversial, if not illegal. The FDA relied on obsolete data from Pfizer, did not convene a formal advisory committee meeting, and fully ignored adverse event reporting in the VAERS databank, which we will cover below. It approved a Biologics License Application (BLA) from BioNTech Manufacturing GmbH, a small subsidiary of listed company BioNTech SE. The approval covered immunization of individuals 16 years of age and older with the new brand product ‘Comirnaty’.
At the same time, the FDA revised its existing EUA for the ‘Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine’, to allow immunization of individuals aged 12 through 15 years of age. The EUA allows the continued use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine (instead of Comirnaty) for the 16 years and older. It points out, that ‘Comrinaty” and the ‘Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine’ use the same formulation and “can be used interchangeably”, but are “legally distinct”.
It needs to be pointed out, that under an EUA, manufacturers, distributors, and providers are free from liability, whereas for approved products liability applies. Pfizer will claim to have a fully approved product, which is ‘Comirnaty’, but continue to sell the ‘Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine’ to avoid any liability in the USA. If this is not fishy, what is?
Research funded by pharmaceutical companies claims vaccine safety
Leading medical journals have published many articles, that allegedly confirm the benefits of vaccination. One typical example is a recently published preprint reviewing six months safety and efficacy of the BNT162b2 Pfizer vaccine. As it was funded by Pfizer/Biontech, involved mostly Pfizer employees, and lists a Pfizer employee as the corresponding author, the study can certainly not be called impartial.
Contrary to established scientific norms, the study was not double-blinded and, starting December 2020, participants were given the option of ‘unblinding’. Those in the Placebo group were offered the Pfizer shot. As a consequence, the actual follow-up period was much shorter than the six months indicated in the title (49% had <4 months post second dose), and no long-term study can be carried out in the future, due to the absence of a Placebo group.
The paper admits, that there were “imbalances in adverse events (30% vs 14%), related adverse events (24% vs 6%), and severe adverse events (1.2% vs 0.7%) between BNT162b2 and placebo groups”. However, it insists that “few participants had serious adverse events”.
As far as deaths from all causes are concerned, 15 Pfizer and 14 Placebo participants died. That the Pfizer group had one more death than the Placebo group can be a coincidence. Nevertheless, for a disease that is supposedly as deadly as Covid, we would have expected a lot more deaths among the unvaccinated than the vaccinated. It is interesting, that the most frequent cause of death was cardiac arrest, which affected 4 Pfizer participants, but only 1 member of the Placebo group.
Health authorities and politicians often refer to scientific papers, that certify high vaccine efficacy. Unfortunately, most of these studies are financed by pharmaceutical companies and it is easy for them to increase efficacy to the desired level, for instance by choosing a favorable trial design and setting convenient endpoints. It is a scandal, that pharmaceutical companies can evaluate their own products, and publish the results in leading medical journals as content, and not as advertisement.
Even if Big Pharma does not directly finance a specific study, it can exert enough pressure on scientists, for instance by threatening to withdraw funding for other projects. To expect most research papers to be impartial is naive.
Official data banks from the USA and EU list many suspected vaccine deaths
As it is easy to influence or even manipulate clinical studies, we prefer to look at real world data. There are several official data banks containing suspected adverse vaccine events. For instance, the WHO has VigiAccess, the USA VAERS, and the EU EudraVigilance. Whereas anyone can report an adverse event to VAERS, EudraVigilance only accepts reports from national regulatory authorities and pharmaceutical companies, and VigiAccess exclusively contains information from government bodies.
All data banks are difficult to analyze for those, who are not familiar with them. Fortunately, for the USA there is the OpenVAERS website, which provides good overviews based on the original data. One chart immediately strikes the eye, the number of annual vaccine deaths reported to VAERS since 1990. While the numbers have been quite low for 30 years, they have exploded in 2021. By 3 September, reported deaths for 2021 represented 57% of total vaccine related deaths since 1990, and the year is not yet over.
Details for the Covid vaccines are shocking. In the USA alone, 6,577 deaths as well as 30,528 hospitalizations, 3,442 heart attacks, 2,888 cases of myocarditis/pericarditis, 2,399 cases of Bell’s Palsy, 1,855 cases of anaphylaxis and 1,062 miscarriages have been reported. 7,648 individuals will be permanently disabled. As VAERS also includes reports from outside of the USA, total cases are much higher (e.g., altogether 14,505 deaths have been filed). However, to avoid double-counting, we focus on the numbers from the USA.
As far as reported deaths are concerned, 11% occurred on the day of vaccination and another 20% in the following 2 days. Though coincidences are possible, they should only represent a small portion.
Even though VAERS is co-managed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the CDC mostly ignores the reporting. They claim on their website, that “results from vaccine safety monitoring efforts are reassuring” and that only two serious types of health problems after vaccination have been found, “both of which are rare”: Anaphylaxis (severe allergic reactions) and Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS). The CDC admit reports on myocarditis and pericarditis but assert: “These reports are rare and the known and potential benefits of COVID-19 vaccination outweigh the known and potential risks”. Possible cases of Bell’s Palsy, heart attack, or miscarriage as well as the risk of long-term disabilities and death are swept under the rug.
VAERS numbers need to be interpreted with caution. First, it is highly unlikely that all adverse events are reported. Second, the reported events are only suspected, but not proven to have been caused by the vaccine. Similar to the official Covid hospitalization and death numbers, the vaccine might only have contributed to the event, or might not be related at all. Only a detailed analysis of each individual case by an independent body, and possible many autopsies, can provide final clarity.
The EU data bank EudraVigilance is available in English, but analysis is time consuming, as every vaccine brand needs to be checked individually. Fortunately, the European Medicines Agency (EMA), provides short vaccine overviews for each of the four products with conditional marketing authorization in Europe. Adding up the numbers reveals, that at the beginning of September, 572,000 reports of suspected vaccine side effects had been filed, which included 6,448 alleged deaths.
EudraVigilance relies on national medicines regulatory authorities to submit vaccine related reports. A closer look at the number of reports per country and the respective vaccination rates reveals, that reporting quality differs markedly. For instance, vaccination rates in Germany (65%) and Austria (61%) are similar, but Austria reports 38 suspected vaccine side effects per 10,000 population, while Germany files only 7. Substantial underreporting or overreporting or both must be assumed.
On its website, EMA only displays the total number of reports for each vaccine, without mentioning suspected deaths. In the vaccine specific reports, potential side effects such as myocarditis (inflammation of the heart), pericarditis (inflammation of the membrane around the heart), multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS), anaphylaxis (severe allergic reactions), Guillain-Barré syndrome (a neurological disorder), capillary leak syndrome (CLS), thrombosis and menstrual anomalies are listed, but comments vary in quality.
The number of suspected deaths is hidden in section 2. Whereas death numbers are in regular font, the following comment is added in bold: “The fact that someone has had a medical issue or died after vaccination does not necessarily mean that this was caused by the vaccine”. There is no analysis provided, of how many deaths are likely or certainly the result of the vaccine, what disease was caused by the vaccine, and what the EMA is doing to reduce the number of vaccine related deaths. It seems that nobody at the agency cares to investigate properly, as everyone is too relieved, that the deceased did not die from Covid.
Adverse event reports from several countries provide additional insights
Due to the heterogeneity of national reporting and the poor quality of EMA’s publications, it is more useful to take a look at national reports. The Paul-Ehrlich-Institute (PEI), Germany’s Federal Institute for Vaccines and Biomedicines, publishes ‘security reports’ on suspected adverse vaccine events on a regular basis. The August issue lists 131,671 suspected cases (“Verdachtsfälle”) until 31.07.21. This number is 76,780 or 140% higher than the reports shown in EudraVigilance by 04.09.21. It seems that some reports have disappeared on the long and arduous journey from Germany to the Netherlands, where EMA is located.
More interesting than the overall suspected cases are the 14,027 severe adverse events and 1,254 deaths. Out of 100,000 vaccinated people, 27.3 allegedly suffered severe adverse effects and 2.4 died. This is higher than in the previous report.
With regard to the 1,254 reported deaths, the PEI admits that in 48 cases a causal relationship with the respective Covid-19 vaccination is “possible or probable”. No details are provided about the criteria applied, the number of autopsies conducted, and why 1,206 reported deaths are apparently not related to vaccination. It appears highly unlikely, that 96% of death reports are unjustified, as in Germany only medical doctors can file adverse event reports, and each report has to go through the local and the state health department, before it is submitted to the PEI.
On 20 September, the PEI issued an updated security report. Even though an additional 196 suspected vaccine deaths were filed, bringing the total to 1,450 reports, the PEI does not provide more details about the deaths, that it did not comment on in the previous report. Instead, it just adds: “An analysis of the data does not reveal any significant changes to the evaluation of the previous safety reports”.
Germany’s chancellor, Mrs. Merkel, and the Minister of Health, Mr. Spahn, are fervent supporters of mass vaccinations. Opposition to their pro-vaccine policy can result in a house search by police and even end one’s career. Hence, the PEI report can hardly be accused of overstating the number of vaccine adverse events. The opposite is far more likely.
Norway, which has only 6.5% of Germany’s population but a slightly higher vaccination rate, reported 31,180 adverse reactions by 7 September. Out of a total of 200 deaths, 100 deaths of nursing home residents following the Pfizer shot were analyzed by a so-called expert group. According to their verdict, in 59 cases a causal relationship between vaccine and death was “unlikely”, in 26 cases “possible” and 10 cases “likely”, while 5 cases were considered “unclassifiable”. None were considered to be “certain”.
For those under sixty years of age, 11 cases of death were filed with the Norwegian Medicines Agency. 4 of these cases resulted from Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS), which according to the report is a “very rare, but serious adverse reaction”. It is added, that “for the remaining deaths, the causal relationship with vaccination is uncertain”. This sounds like an indirect admission, that the 4 individuals with TTS died from the vaccine.
Similar to Germany, Canada’s government is pro-vaccine in an almost maniac way. On 3 September, it announced 10,735 non-serious and 3,967 serious adverse events for 53,6 million vaccine doses administered. Interestingly, Ontario, which to the best of our knowledge is still a province of Canada, states on its website 11,503 non-serious and 645 serious events for 20.8 million doses by 4 September. If we calculated correctly, Ontario, which is home to 39% of Canadians, reports 83% of all Covid vaccine adverse events in Canada, 107% of non-serious and 16% of serious cases. It seems that every health authority in Canada applies a different standard with regards to adverse vaccine events.
For all of Canada, 188 suspected deaths were reported. 39% are deemed unlinked to the vaccine, with no explanation given. 38% “could not be assessed due to insufficient information”. Obviously, public officials had something better to do than to conduct a thorough investigation. Who can blame them, as ‘only’ 71 people have died in this category. 20% of the cases are still under investigation. Finally, we learn that 6 deaths “followed a diagnosis of TTS”. In spite of this, the government can’t bring itself to concede, that they are victims of the Covid vaccine.
The 9 September report from the UK, which does an extraordinary job of hiding important information, while highlighting unimportant facts, lists 1,632 deaths. However, it adds: “Review of individual reports and patterns of reporting does not suggest the vaccines played a role in these deaths”. Obviously, medical professionals who filed the reports didn’t know what they are doing.
The Therapeutic Good Administration (TGA) of Australia also provides vaccine safety updates. In order to find suspected deaths in the report of 9 September, we had to add up the numbers over vaccine brands and vaccine related diseases. If we are correct, 9 deaths for 21 million doses were reported. This means that 2.3m doses had to be administered for one suspected death. The respective numbers are 285k for Canada, 74k for Germany, 59k for the USA, 56k for the UK and only 36k for Norway.
Actual deaths might be much higher than reported deaths
According to official reports and data banks from the USA, Canada, Europe (EudraVigilance and UK), and Australia, a total of 14,800 suspected vaccine deaths had been reported by the beginning of September 2021. The global number is much higher, as Asia, Africa, and Latin America have also encountered vaccine related deaths. Perhaps the numbers are much higher than in the Western world, as in countries with a poor healthcare system, having a serious vaccine reaction might be similar to a death sentence.
It is unlikely, that all reported deaths have been caused by the vaccine. Among the Western countries mentioned above, the share of admitted (“likely”) vaccine deaths in total reported deaths varied between 0% and 11%. However, we doubt, that such low shares are correct.
Most authorities appear to have no interest in finding the truth. To collect data on adverse vaccine events is not enough. Such events have to be thoroughly investigated by an independent group of doctors. Influence by the pharmaceutical industry or the health ministry should be kept at a minium. Proper post mortem examinations and possibly autopsies have to be carried out. This is not happening to the extend necessary, and in many countries actively suppressed.
There is a considerbale risk of underreporting, as filing adverse events is time-consuming, and in many countries strongly discouraged by the authorities. To what extend underreporting occurs is unclear. A 2012 meta study covering 37 individual studies from around the world estimated, that only 6% of cases are filed. Research from 2020 to determine VAERS accuracy in capturing adverse events reports of anaphylaxis and Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) found, that the reporting rate was somewhere between 12% and 76% depending on the kind of vaccine. A recent paper (https://downloads.regulations.gov/CDC-2021-0089-0024/attachment_1.pdf) arrived at “41X under-reporting for serious adverse events in VAERS, leading to an estimate of over 150,000 excess deaths caused by the vaccine”.
On a global basis, the actual number of short-term vaccine-induced deaths is at best in the low 5-digits and at worst well in the 6-digits numbers. Long-term disabilities and deaths are completely unknown, but might dwarf the short-term effects. Future data on excess mortality might provide accurate information, if a large enough group of unvaccinated individuals is left to serve as control group. Unfortunately, based on current policies around the world, this appears doubtful.
In the past, just a dozen deaths would have led to the immediate stop of mass vaccinations and a thorough investigation. But times have changed. Nowadays such facts are ignored, voices of concern are censured and the push for mass vaccinations is intensified.
Unofficial research suggests excess deaths following vaccination
Above we have only analyzed “official sources”. There is also non-official research, that indicates a much higher number of vaccine deaths and thereby corroborates the underreporting hypothesis. Prof. Dr. Schirmacher, Director of the Pathological Institute of the University of Heidelberg, conducted autopsies of 40 people, who died within two weeks of vaccination. He assumes that 30% – 40% have died from the vaccine and calls for more autopsies to be carried out.
Two other German pathologists, Prof. Dr. Burkhardt and Prof. Dr. Lang, carried out 10 autopsies of vaccinated people and concluded, that 5 deaths were very likely and 2 deaths were probably caused by Covid vaccines.
Several unofficial studies are related to Israel, that had over 50% of its population inoculated with the Pfizer vaccine by end of March and was therefore named the “world’s lab” by Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla. Analysis of official data suggests, that the vaccine has caused excess mortality. A report released by The Israeli People`s Committee was titled “Never has a vaccine injured so many”. It asserts that “there is a high correlation between the number of people vaccinated per day and the number of deaths per day, in the range of up to 10 days post vaccination …. The risk of death after the second vaccination is higher than the risk of death after the first vaccination.”
An analysis by Dr. Retzef Levi, Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA, concludes, that cardiac arrests among those 20 – 39 years of age increased by over 30% (even 51.4% among males 20-29 years of age). Do you remember the 4 deaths from cardiac arrests in the vaccinated group (compared to only 1 death in the Placebo group) in the Pfizer study mentioned above?
An article by Dr. Ohana and Dr. Henrion-Claude also indicates considerable excess mortality among the 20 to 49-years-old in Israel. They extend the analysis to various European countries and conclude for the months January to May 2021, that the difference between mass vaccination countries (Israel, UK, Hungary) and 23 other moderate vaccination countries is “significant in terms of mortality growth in young age groups, and that mass vaccination is associated to a higher young adults’ mortality growth”
Potential long-term vaccine risks may be very serious
So far, we have only covered short-term effects of the vaccines. Unfortunately, there are many doctors and scientists who expect vaccines to cause considerable medium- and long-term damage.
Covid vaccines might also cause neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Seneff, Senior Research Scientist at MIT, states in an article that the vaccines “may be a pathway to crippling disease sometime in the future … we will likely see an alarming increase in several major neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson’s disease, CKD, ALS and Alzheimer’s, and these diseases will show up with increasing prevalence among younger and younger populations, in years to come.”
Concern about female fertility is raised among others by Dr. Palmer (Associate Professor in biochemistry, University of Waterloo, Canada) and Dr. Bhakdi (Professor Emeritus in Medical Microbiology, University of Mainz, Germany). Their paper stresses, that “the implied grave risk to female fertility demands the most urgent attention of the public and of the health authorities.”
Continued booster shots might make matters worse. By increasing blood vessel leakage and clotting, they are feared to cause additional strokes, heart attacks and cases of brain vein thrombosis.
Additional information can be found here and here. Many (previously) respected doctors and industry professionals have made videos, in which they inform about vaccine risks. Below we provide links to five of them. Others can easily be found on the internet (hint: don’t use Google and skip the first results page).
- Dr. Ryan Cole, Board Certified Pathologist, CEO and Medical Director of Cole Diagnostics, one of the largest independent labs in the State of Idaho
- Dr. Peter McCullough, former Professor at TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine, USA. President of the Cardio Renal Society of America. Senior Executive Editor of the American Journal of Cardiology (from minute 10:50, but the whole video is worth watching)
- Dr. Michael Yeadon, former Vice President and Chief Scientist for Allergy & Respiratory Research at Pfizer
- Dr. Sucharit Bhakdi, Professor Emeritus in Medical Microbiology, University of Mainz, Germany
- Dr. Herman Edeling, neurosurgeon, medico-legal practitioner and mediator from South Africa
We have no background in medicine or biology and certainly don’t contend, that all the above findings and views are correct. On the contrary, we would not be surprised if some turned out to be exaggerated or incorrect. We just want to show, that many scientists, doctors, and industry veterans disagree with the so-called ‘science’ postulated by the authorities.
If vaccine companies and government scientists can’t prove beyond reasonable doubt, that the above contentions are wrong, a major review of current vaccination policies should be started immediately, inoculation of children and pregnant women be suspended, and all vaccine coercion be stopped. In addition, scientists with different backgrounds and conflicting research results should be convened, to engage in open scientific discourse about vaccine risks. All this is not happening.
In view of the fact, that vaccine trials are not yet finished, that an unprecedented large number of vaccine related deaths and lasting injuries have been reported, and that there are many serious warnings from distinguished doctors and scientists, Covid vaccines cannot be considered as safe. To call them “very safe” is a blatant lie.
By now it is an irrefutable fact, that Covid vaccines can cause death. Urging people to take a vaccine, that can potentially kill them, is morally wrong. To force them to do so, either directly, or indirectly by stripping them of basic human rights and delegating them to pariah status in society, is criminal and should be prosecuted.
That a vaccine is not 100% safe does not necessarily mean, that it should never be taken. Whether or not to get vaccinated is a personal decision that should be based on a thorough risk-benefit analysis. We will cover this topic in our third blog on the vaccine topic.
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