25 Facts About the Pharmaceutical Industry, Vaccines and “Anti-Vaxers”

Published on Global Research.ca, by Julie Lévesque, Feb 25, 2015.

… Why is the media so keen on portraying Big Pharma critics as crazy, uneducated, unscientific and irresponsible people?

Dr Marcia Angell worked for over two decades as editor of The New England Journal of Medicine. She was fired after criticizing the pharmaceutical industry, which had exerted a n overriding and negative influence on the scientific literature. She said: “It is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published.”  

Numerous journalists say the same goes for the mainstream media … //

25 Facts About the Pharmaceutical Industry, Vaccines and “Anti-Vaxers”:

1- China has measles outbreaks but 99% are vaccinated:

  • A recent study published in PLoS titled, “Difficulties in eliminating measles and controlling rubella and mumps: a cross-sectional study of a first measles and rubella vaccination and a second measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination,” has brought to light the glaring ineffectiveness of two measles vaccines (measles–rubella (MR) or measles–mumps–rubella(MMR) ) in fulfilling their widely claimed promise of preventing outbreaks in highly vaccine compliant populations. (Sayer Ji, Why Is China Having Measles Outbreaks When 99% Are Vaccinated?, GreenMedInfo 20 September 2014)

2- Mandatory Chickenpox Vaccination Increases Disease Rates, Study Shows: … //

12- Vaccine manufacturers [...] continued to sell off their mercury-based supplies of vaccines until last year [2004].

  • The CDC and FDA [bought] up the tainted vaccines for export to developing countries and allowed drug companies to continue using the preservative in some American vaccines — including several pediatric flu shots as well as tetanus boosters routinely given to eleven-year-olds. (Ibid.)

13- Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist,

  • who has received $873,000 in contributions from the pharmaceutical industry, has been working to immunize vaccine makers from liability in 4,200 lawsuits that have been filed by the parents of injured children. (Ibid.)

14- Seasonal Flu Shots still contain thimerosal.

  • Look at the monographs. For example the one from Vaccigrip from Sanofi Pasteur states on page 4 the mercury-based preservative is in its multidose vial:
  • “Clinically Relevant Non-medicinal Ingredients: thimerosal* , formaldehyde, Triton® X-100†, neomycin”

15- Dr. Scott Reuben former member of Pfizer’s speakers’ bureau published dozens of fake study in medical journals: … //

25- In 2012 GlaxoSmithKline Pleaded Guilty and Paid “$3 Billion to Resolve Fraud Allegations and Failure to Report Safety Data”

  • According to the US Justice Department:
  • The resolution is the largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history and the largest payment ever by a drug company. ..
  • GSK agreed to plead guilty to a three-count criminal information, including two counts of introducing misbranded drugs, Paxil and Wellbutrin, into interstate commerce and one count of failing to report safety data about the drug Avandia to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Related Links:

  • Dr Andrew Wakefield tells his side of the story in the MMR Vaccine causes Autism debate, 71.11 min, uploaded by Muslims and the World, May 29, 2013;
  • Vaccination: The Hidden Truth, 90.32 min, uploaded by PolygonzAll, August 2011: In this extremely informative video, fifteen people, including Dr. Viera Scheibner (a PhD researcher), five medical doctors, other researchers, reveal what is really going on in relation to illness and vaccines. Ironically, the important facts come from the orthodox medicine’s own peer-reviewed research. With so much government and medical promotion of vaccination for prevention of disease, the video is clearly devoted to presenting the other side of the issue that parents and others are not being told. The result is a damning account of the ineffectiveness of vaccines and their often harmful effects. It declares that parents are not being told the truth by the media, the Health Department and the medical establishment, with a medical doctor, Dr. Mark Donohoe, confessing that “It is a problem for me that I am part of a profession that is systematically lying to people …;
  • Shots In The Dark, Silence on Vaccine, 90.05 min, uploaded by PolygonzAll, August 2011: Following the increase in cases of autism and other immune disorders among some particularly vulnerable people, several recognized specialists are questioning the safety of large-scale vaccination. Despite the serious side effects, pharmaceutical companies, the medical profession and government authorities continue to bury their heads in the sand, refusing to see a serious problem. In Quebec, the United States and France, as in most industrialized countries, victims are almost without recourse despite the high toxicity of substances such as mercury and aluminum contained in vaccines. With this hard-hitting documentary, Lina B. Moreco highlights a very worrying public health problem …;

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6 Times More People Currently Live In Caves In China Alone Than Lived In Caves All Over the World During the Stone Age, on Washington’s Blog, by blog owner, Feb 24, 2015;

Eurozone approves Greek deal, but creditors voice doubts – as it happened, on The Guardian, Feb 24, 2015;

UK: Greens urge West to offer concessions to Vladimir Putin to reduce Ukraine tensions, on Western Morning News, Plymluth, by Scottarrison, Feb 24, 2015;

Online: Internet interactive coverage planned for the NABIG Congress, Feb. 26 – March 1, 2015, on Basic Income Earth Network BIEN, by Karl Widerquist, Feb 24, 2015;

Au travail, retraités, dans Journal de Montréal, by Michel Girard, Feb 23, 2015;

Ukraine: Are we still under the spell of Cold War propaganda? on political affairs pa, by U.S. PEACE COUNCIL, Feb 18, 2015: Ainsi les personnes ayant 60 ans et plus restent aujourd’hui sur le marché du travail beaucoup plus longtemps qu’il y a une trentaine d’années …;

Tsipras Describes Strategy for Greek EU Negotiations, 3.43 min, uploaded by ModernMoneyNetwork, Feb 10, 2015;

Modern Money & Public Purpose, uploaded by ModernMoneyNetwork, Sept-Nov 2012:

Egypt: Leading activist imprisoned for protesting, on Al-Ahram weekly online, by Amira Howeidy, Feb 19, 2015: The high-profile trial of activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah and 19 co-defendants ended on Monday with verdicts of up to five years in jail …;

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