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Year: 2020

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Information that people MUST be given before they are asked to consider taking the covid vaccine

A placeholder post.

Also see my article: The covid vaccine is good but the people must decide

Official information provided by the UK

While it has some important information, I believe it doesn’t provide sufficient information for the People to provide informed consent. Below is information that I believe should be provided in the official information:

FIRST, THAT THE VIRUS HAS BARELY KILLED ANY ADDITIONAL PEOPLE IN SWEDEN

My article in The Australian, 30 December 2020. [And a letter to the editor on 1 January 2021]

SECOND, THAT THE VACCINE MIGHT BE HELPFUL FOR THOSE OVER 75, BEING UNNECESSARY FOR MOST OF THE REST

Also note:

FEWER PEOPLE BELOW 64 HAVE DIED IN SWEDEN THIS YEAR THAN IN THE AVERAGE YEAR – THIS MEANS PEOPLE BELOW 75 MOSTLY DON’T NEED THE VACCINE.

A researcher thinks that those over 60 might also benefit although data that I’ve provided above doesn’t support such a view:

I don’t agree with 60 – more details:

CHILDREN ARE PARTICULARLY IMMUNE

And it is clear that “the vast majority are at less risk from this virus than from flu”

THIRD, THOSE WHO HAVE HAD THE DISEASE DO NOT NEED THE VACCINE

Those who’ve had the disease have the best possible immunity. They don’t need it at all.

A summary flow chart:

Moreover, the vaccine doesn’t increase immunity for those who’ve already had the virus:

https://twitter.com/RepThomasMassie/status/1356713127962963973?s=19

FOURTH, THAT THE GOVERNMENT HAS PROVIDED INDEMNITY TO COMPANIES FROM ANY LIABILITY

FIFTH, THAT THERE ARE SOME IDENTIFIED SIDE EFFECTS BUT THESE ARE NOT VERY SERIOUS

But here’s something important: Peter Doshi: Pfizer and Moderna’s “95% effective” vaccines—we need more details and the raw data

There are two other pieces of info, potentially not so reliable, that also need to be addressed:
a) Open Letter to the Swedish Prime Minister and Swedish Public Health Director by Dr. Sanna Ehdin, 23 December 2020

b) Claims by Dr David Martin made in this video at 1 hour 42 minutes.

NOTE: Some people think these are excessive: French Expert Shocked By Number Of Adverse Reactions To COVID-19 Vaccine.

There are apparently issues with polyethylene glycol (PEG) that is found in the vaccines. Testing for allergy to PEG can reduce adverse reactions (Source).

SIXTH, THERE COULD BE LONG TERM HARMS BUT THESE ARE NOT YET KNOWN

SEVENTH, THERE ARE SOME REASONS TO SUGGEST A FLU VACCINE MIGHT INCREASE RISK OF COVID

“Christian Wehenkel, in the journal PeerJ (1 October 2020), studied 26 European countries and found a strong correlation (r = 0.62) between flu jab uptake and Covid deaths in older people” [Source]

OBJECTIONS DISPOSED OFF

“BUT WE NEED TO PROTECT THE COMMUNITY”

 

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My OFFICIAL emails of 28 February 2020 to senior management of the Department of Treasury and Finance

On 10 October 2020 I had FOI’d some of my emails to senior management in DTF in which I had outlined an age-based risk management approach for the covid pandemic.

The FOI request has now been fulfilled and I can now publish the emails I have received. The emails confirm that I had strongly objected to any possibility of lockdowns and had recommended an age-based risk management approach (about which I published an article on 6 March 2020 in Times of India) – which I shared within the department among interested persons.

I may add that although the FOI process doesn’t disclose it, I had copied one of these emails to the head of the division.

EMAIL 1 | EMAIL 2 | EMAIL 3

Key extracts

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==NOTE THIS TWEET==

 

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My comments as a panelist at the Leadership Dialogue 2020

Sharing these two tweets which provide relevant links to fuller videos. I want to mention that Albert Dadon – who connected with me after my resignation and Fin Review article – is an extremely talented and intelligent person. It was a pleasure to have him as chair of these two panels.

And I don’t know if I shared this – from late November:

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