Further deaths linked to swine flu vaccine

From The Local (Sweden):

Health investigators are under more pressure as two elderly women are reported to have died, days after receiving the swine flu vaccine. It brings the total number of deaths linked to the vaccine in Sweden to four.

The two latest deaths were reported to the Swedish Medical Products Agency (Läkemedelsverket) on Friday.

A 74-year-old woman from Sollefteå in northern Sweden died four days after receiving the swine flu vaccine.

The woman, who suffered from heart and lung disease, was classified as a high-risk patient.

“Naturally a report will be undertaken,” said Dr. Markus Kallionen in a press statement released by Västernorrland County Council.

“We must take this case seriously and investigate what has happened.”

A further case of a 90-year-old woman who also died after receiving the vaccine has been reported by newspaper Expressen.

Läkemedelsverket are currently investigating circumstances surrounding the deaths of two high-risk patients, a 50-year-old man with a serious heart condition and woman with an acute muscle disease.

“It’s important to says that they had complicated illnesses,“ Gunilla Sjölin Forslund from Läkemedelsverket told news agency TT.

“We still do not know if the deaths are connected to the vaccine.”

Sweden launched a mass vaccination programme in a bid to control the flu pandemic on October 12th.

Cases of swine flu reached record levels last week with 198 new cases in comparison to 93 the previous week.

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Washington St. lifts H1N1 mercury limit

From UPI.com:

SEATTLE, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Washington state, in preparation for H1N1 vaccinations, says it is lifting limits on mercury in vaccines given to pregnant woman and children under age 3.

The mercury is in a vaccine preservative called thimerosal, which has been eliminated from most vaccines in the United States but is being used in most of the H1N1 vaccine to be distributed beginning in October, The Seattle Times reported Friday.

Thimerosal has not been connected to health problems, but a vocal minority who believe it could be linked to autism convinced the state’s Legislature to adopt limits on it in 2006, The Times reported.

Temporarily lifting the mercury limits will give pregnant women and children under 3 quicker access to the H1N1 vaccine, Washington Secretary of Health Mary Selecky told the Times.

“It’s vital that everyone in a high-risk group has the choice to be vaccinated when swine-flu vaccine becomes available,” Selecky said.

About 15 percent of the H1N1 vaccine will be mercury-free but may not be available immediately, she said.

Exposed: The Swine Flu Hoax

From BlackListedNews:

By Andrew Bosworth, Ph.D. – BLN Contributing Writer

The alarm has been sounded. Politicians, pharmaceutical executives and media conglomerates would have us believe that a 1918-style pandemic is a real threat. The 1918 pandemic, however, evolved out of conditions unique to World War I, for four specific reasons.

Why 2009 is Not 1918

First, World War I was characterized by millions of troops living in waterlogged trenches along the Western Front. This war zone became fertile ground for an opportunistic virus, as medical literature reveals:

“…a landscape that was contaminated with respiratory irritants such as chlorine and phosgene, and characterized by stress and overcrowding, the partial starvation in civilians, and the opportunity for rapid ‘passage’ of influenza in young soldiers would have provided the opportunity for multiple but small mutational charges throughout the viral genome.” (1)

Second, the war witnessed the growth of industrial-scale military camps and embarkation ports, such as Etaples in France, enabling the flu virus to enter into another phase of accelerated mutation. On any given day, Etaples was a makeshift city of 100,000 troops from around the British Empire and its former dominions. These soldiers concentrated into unsanitary barracks, tents and mess halls.

Today, many cities and nations have dense concentrations of people; none of these, however, are geographically isolated under the conditions of trench warfare and World War I-style deployments. Of course, there are smaller, sub-populations of people in prisons (prone to multi-drug resistant tuberculosis), in military barracks (prone to respiratory pathogens and meningococcal infections) and on cruise ships (prone to the Norovisus) – all proof of the connection between human confinement on the one hand and infectious disease on the other.

Read the rest:

http://blacklistednews.com/?news_id=5310

White House: Swine flu could kill 90,000 in US

That’s about 2 – 3 times more than die during a typical flu season. And that is just a government guess, more to scare people and get them to line up for the vaccine than for anything else.

From Raw Story:

Swine flu could infect as much as half of the US population this fall and winter and cause up to 90,000 deaths, President Barack Obama’s science advisers warned Monday.

Laying out a “plausible scenario” for the epidemic’s impact in the United States, the report painted a grim picture of stress on the US health care system as it struggles to cope with a flood of flu patients.

The epidemic’s resurgence could “produce infection of 30-50 percent of the US population this fall and winter, with symptoms in approximately 20-40 percent of the population (60-120 million people), more than half of whom would seek medical attention,” the report said.

As many as 1.8 million people could be admitted to hospitals with up to 300,000 of them requiring treatment in intensive care units.

“Importantly, these very ill patients could occupy 50-100 percent of all ICU beds in affected regions of the country at the peak of the epidemic and could place enormous stress on ICU units, which normally operate close to capacity,” it said.

Read the rest:

http://rawstory.com/08/news/2009/08/24/white-house-swine-flu-kill-90000/

Leaked Letter: Neurologists Concerned About Swine Flu Vaccine

From Cryptogon:

Unfortunately, the Daily Mail is the original source for this story.

Via: Daily Mail:

A warning that the new swine flu jab is linked to a deadly nerve disease has been sent by the Government to senior neurologists in a confidential letter.

The letter from the Health Protection Agency, the official body that oversees public health, has been leaked to The Mail on Sunday, leading to demands to know why the information has not been given to the public before the vaccination of millions of people, including children, begins.

It tells the neurologists that they must be alert for an increase in a brain disorder called Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), which could be triggered by the vaccine.

Read the rest:

http://cryptogon.com/?p=10437

Refusing vaccination may label you a criminal

From BlackListed News:

By David Robinson

The World Health Organization determined in 2005 it has the authority to dissolve sovereign governments and take control should there be a pandemic. This applies to any country signed onto WHO which of course we are. The WHO just raised this non-existent pandemic to level 4.

From the WHO 2005 declaration: (excerpted)  Under special pandemic plans enacted around the world including the USA, in 2005, national governments are to be dissolved in the event of a pandemic emergency and replaced by special crisis committees, which take charge of the health and security infrastructure of a country, and which are answerable to the WHO and EU in Europe and to the WHO and UN in North America.

If the Model Emergency Health Powers Act is implemented on the instructions of WHI, it will be a criminal offence for Americans to refuse the vaccine. Police are allowed to use deadly force against criminal suspects. Here are ten key points associated with MSEHPA:
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State takes extra steps to battle flu in fall

This sounds just a little scary. Why would they deputize dentists, paramedics and pharmacists? This sounds more like a move towards martial law, giving more people the power to force these “voluntary” vaccines onto the public. Is Massachusetts the only state that will do this, or is it just the first?

The fact that this flu currently has a very low mortality rate seems to be irrelavant to the government. They seem to be pulling out all the stops to panic the public into voluntarily take the relatively untested vaccine. I expect a repeat of 1976, where more people were harmed by the vaccine than by the actual flu virus.

From The Boston Globe:

Massachusetts health authorities took the unprecedented step yesterday of deputizing dentists, paramedics, and pharmacists to help administer vaccines against both the seasonal flu and the novel swine strain expected to make a return visit in the fall.

In another emergency measure, regulators directed hospitals and clinics to provide vaccine to all their workers and some volunteers, a move designed to keep the medical workforce robust and prevent doctors and nurses from making their patients sick.

The actions illustrated the intensifying sense of urgency as health authorities, hospital administrators, and clinic executives across the nation confront the prospect of providing hundreds of millions of doses of vaccine against not one but two deadly types of flu in the same season.

Read the rest:

http://www.boston.com/news/health/articles/2009/08/13/state_asks_volunteers_to_aid_flu_vaccinations/?s_campaign=8315