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Flu Vaccine: H1N1 Swine Flu Preventer or Spreader?

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Doctors are encouraging patients to be flu vaccinated in light of six H1N1 Swine Flu deaths and dozens critically ill in Texas, but are patients advised that for 21 days after the flu jab or inhalation, people are H1N1 Swine Flu contagious, especially to most vulnerable populations? 

“News of the deadly cases has doctors in North Texas on alert and again pushing people to get their shots, if they haven’t already,” CBS reported Friday.

This news comes as major vaccine maker and Britain’s largest drug maker has been found guilty of fraud and making corrupt payments to doctors and officials to boost its drug sales. 

“Pharmaceutical drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to federal charges to resolve a slew of criminal and civil issues stemming from its use of kickbacks, mis-branding and other misconduct to market drugs such as Paxil, Wellbutrin and Advair, the U.S. government announced.” (LA Times

“The government also accused Glaxo of offering kickbacks to medical professionals, dangling cash, trips to Florida and tickets to basketball games as an incentive to promote and prescribe its drugs.”

This spotlight on the vaccine-maker comes as reports say scientists found the sleep disorder narcolepsy can be triggered by “molecular mimicry”, possibly explainingr its link to a GlaxoSmithKline’s H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine.

Major vaccine maker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) said this week it will respond to pressure to stop paying doctors to promote its drugs and end compensating sales representatives for the number of prescriptions doctors write. This is amid a major bribery investigation in China.

“GSK is not the only culprit. Pfizer, Novartis, Merck, Eli Lilly and Sanofi have all been heavily criticized and accused of initiating scandals in medical research,” Prevent Disease reported this week. 
“It’s all coming to an end,” declared Dr. Robin Herring. “There is no longer a place for corrupting the health of this country and drug companies are finally being exposed for this shady practice,” she stated.

Doctors are nevertheless pushing vaccinations in Texas this week, according to CBS. This drug pushing is gaining momentum as H1N1 flu cases were first reported in the Houston area, where six people have died from it there and Friday, and an Austin resident died from H1N1.

Since August, heath care workers have been spreading the message to get the flu vaccination trivalent, that includes H1N1, according to CBS, despite studies showing that the vaccine is ineffective in preventing H1N1 and that it spreads the deadly virus. 

CBS is among media outlets pushing the vaccine, quoting one Dallas resident, Kathy Lanham: “If I can avoid getting sick, and it’s something as easy as getting a shot, I’m going to do that. To me it’s common sense.”

This is is quoted despite CDC admitting the flu vaccine did not prevent or stop the disase. In fact, CBS goes on to report this weekend, ”This year’s vaccine also stops the H1N1 virus.” 

Getting a flu vaccination year after year may make people more susceptible to getting the flu, according to studies highlighted by the National Vaccine Information Center. Worse, it helps spread H1N1, acording to some independent scientists. Could they be right? Could this be why the 2009 H1N1 ”pandemic” is back with a vengeance?

“H1N1, or swine flu, has been circulating the globe for about five years and swept across North America in 2009,” reports CTV today. “Public health officials expected that a majority of people would have developed immunity to the strain after it first circulated, but rising reports of illness suggest otherwise.”
“We are seeing a large number of cases of new outbreaks in populations we thought were already protected, and that to me is kind of a surprise,” infectious disease specialist Dr. Neil Rau told CTV News.

Flu Vaccine Not Effective In Preventing H1N1

Research studies have shown for three years that the flu vaccine is not effective in preventing H1N1 has been widely reported, including a study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

In Nov. 13, 2009, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention published a case-cohort study on the effectiveness of 2008-09 trivalent influenza vaccine against 2009 pandemic H1N1, concluding there was no decreased or increased risk of pandemic H1N1 following seasonal flu vaccine for people vaccinated. (CDC. Effectiveness of 2008-09 Trivalent Influenza Vaccine Against 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1)—United States, May-June 2009MMWR  Nov. 13, 2009; 58 (44):1241-5.)

Between April 21 and May 8, a total of 97 military family patients developed H1N1. Of these, 63, or 66 percent, had received the flu vaccine in the previous 12 months. ”In comparison, only 40 percent of patients without H1N1 virus had no history of vaccination,” reported Barbara Loe Fisher at the National Vaccine Information Center.

“As we are currently struggling through one of the most vigorous influenza seasons in recent memory, the apparent failure of influenza vaccine under optimal conditions seen in this study is indeed troubling,” wrote Drs. John Treanor and Peter Szilagyi in response to similar findings in 2013. (Treanor JJ and Szilagyi P. Influenza Vaccine: Glass Half Full or Half Empty? Clinical  Infectious Diseases Feb. 14, 2013.)

“Researchers, led by Vancouver’s Dr. Danuta Skowronski, an influenza expert at the B.C. Centre for Disease Control, noticed in the early weeks of the [2009 H1N1] pandemic that people who got a flu shot for the 2008-09 winter seemed to be more likely to get infected with the pandemic virus than people who hadn’t received a flu shot,” the Vancouver Sun reported. “Five studies done in several provinces showed the same unsettling results.”

ABC reported Professor Collignon from the Australian National University saying:

“What was a bit surprising when we looked at some of the data from Canada and Hong Kong in the last year is that people who have been vaccinated in 2008 with the seasonal or ordinary vaccine seemed to have twice the risk of getting swine flu compared to the people who hadn’t received that vaccine.

Flu Vaccine Spreads H1N1

What the CDC and most health care providers are failing to widely publish and advise the unwitting consumers rushing to be vaccinated, however, is that people getting the flu vaccine are aiding in spreading the deadly strain of H1N1 flu.

People vaccinated for the flu are contagious. CDC admits this.

“Data indicate that both children and adults vaccinated with nasal spray can shed vaccine viruses after vaccination, CDC reports in its online advisory pushing the vaccine.

The CDC is not warning that people vaccinated for the flu remain H1N1 contagious to every person they contact for 21 days. Nor is it warning that those vaccinated help the deadly disease mutate for those 21 days. (Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, The Truth About Flu Shots, 2009)

“The live vaccine absolutely spreads the disease,” stated Dr. Vera Sharav. (Sherry Beal, Healthy Planet, Healthy Me, KPFK Public Radio Interview cited in D. Dupre, H1N1 October Surprise Prevention, Global Research Center for Research on Globalization, Aug. 22, 2009)

Fully aware of research showing H1N1 prevention ineffectiveness and effectiveness in spreading H1N1, the government’s goal is for a large portion of the population to be vaccinated.

Vaccine injury compensation awards have risen. Nearly $3 billion in federal compensation has been awarded to children and adults for vaccine injuries and deaths since the VICP began making awards in 1989.

“At the September (2013) meeting of the Advisory Commission for Childhood Vaccines (ACCV) the Division of Vaccine Injury Compensation (DVIC) reported that fiscal year 2013 was likely to exceed totals for compensated claims of previous years  – over $216 million as of August 13,”  Theresa Wrangham reported after attending the 2013 meeting of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) of which she is executive director.

“Though influenza vaccine injuries and deaths are now leading compensation awards…, and effectiveness of the vaccine is variable, influenza vaccine uptake targets among children and adults are relentlessly pursued,” Wrangham reported. “CDC’s Dr. Anne Schuchat briefed the NVAC on Healthy People 2020 Goals for influenza vaccine: 

  • 70% of children age 6 months to 17 years;
  • 70% for adults 18 and over;
  • 90% for Health Care Providers (HCP)
  • TBA for Pregnant women – waiting for data to set goal 


As the flu vaccine is being pushed, it behoves the reader and everyone with whom the reader is in contact over this holiday season, to be conscious that today’s heightened H1N1 scare and subsequent vaccination push is about the most basic of all human rights: control over our own bodies and health decisions.

The citizen action group Vaccine Resistance Movement (VRM) has stated, “This is no time to be a spectator, nor to hide in fear, and there’s no sense in waiting until the worst possible scenario happens.”

After ABC reported, “We may be perversely setting ourselves up that if something really new and nasty comes along, that people who have been vaccinated may in fact be more susceptible compared to getting this natural infection,” Dr. Joseph Mercola stated, “Truer words are hard to find in mainstream media.

“This is, after all, the fundamental basics of immunity against disease. Vaccine-induced immunity to disease is trying to mimic this natural mechanism, but failing miserably in doing so.”

Mercola also advises to stay away from hospitals and to watch the video below.

I’d recommend avoiding hospitals unless you’re having an emergency, as hospitals are prime breeding grounds for infections of all kinds and could be one of the likeliest places you could be exposed to any new bug.

“Also keep in mind that virtually all vaccinations have the potential to reduce the effective functioning of your immune system, NOT make it stronger!”

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    • Deborah Dupre

      If corporate media would come clean about vaccines and H1N1, it would prevent much suffering. We have a right to know and to make informed decisions about our health, but the only way to know about these is through independent research – unless, of course, you choose to trust the government and drug companies.

    • Paul Brown

      Readers should not conclude that a blanket condemnation of vaccines is in order, because that is not the case. Although vaccines can cause the illnesses they are supposed to protect us from, they can also also greatly reduce the incidence of such illnesses, by a much larger amount. A particular batch, however, can be particularly bad for a number of reasons, and the public is not protected or kept properly informed by government, pharmaceutical companies, or doctors.
      This article documents the fact that control of vaccines by the government and pharmaceutical industry is criminally bad. Not surprising, considering the criminal character of both entities, but well worth reminding people. Consult your doctor whether you are particularly vulnerable to ill effects, but make sure first that your doctor is well informed – he or she may not be!
      To make matters worse, self-education in these matters is difficult, requiring the consumer to read original scientific papers written in technical language. It doesn’t take much scientific literacy or education in logic, but most of us are too deficient in those skills.
      Fact-checking is necessary because anti-vaccination organizations cherry-pick information from the scientific literature, often misrepresenting the findings or drawing inferences that are not justifiable. For example, the live-polio oral vaccine can cause polio, and bad batches can have disastrous effects, as in India. But anti-vaccine organizations gloss over the fact that the killed-polio vaccine essentially eliminated polio in the US and many other places, and even the oral vaccine caused far fewer cases of polio than the native vaccine once did in the US.
      The recent disaster in India was caused by a bad batch, which never should have been used in the first place. (Perhaps we should go back to killed-virus injections rather than oral doses of attenuated virus, but people don’t accept injections as well.) Two doctors in India have irresponsibly claimed that polio can never be eradicated because a synthetic polio infective molecule has been synthesized in the laboratory. That’s like saying smallpox cannot be eradicated (although it has, amazingly) because some frozen samples still exist in a few laboratories – nonsense. Yet the anti-vaccine people irresponsibly quote them in their screeds.
      It is also irresponsible to say that changes in lifestyle can always eliminate contagious diseases better than vaccines. This is true for some diseases but not all. In fact polio became a much worse problem with improved hygiene in developed countries because children were not exposed early in childhood when the disease is usually not serious and imparts lifelong immunity; instead, when they were exposed later in childhood, it caused much worse, often life-change or life-ending consequences. The injectable vaccine caused the disease to virtually disappear overnight.
      It is also irresponsible to say that all diseases have natural life spans and die out spontaneously, rather than because of vaccines. Some do, like strains of the common cold, which mutates so often that immunity to one strain is useless against the next strain that arises: hence no useful vaccine. Smallpox and polio were endemic for millennia, and smallpox decimated populations in numerous epidemics. It only stopped after the vaccine became widely used.
      Opposition organizations can be very useful, in alerting us to real problems, but in their zeal they can become like religions, seeking to prove a preconceived notion by ignoring evidence that suggests they are wrong on particular issues. As a result of over-generalizing to the point of absurdity, they lose credibility on the issues they get right.
      Real science proceeds by dispassionately trying to build upon or disprove hypotheses, and when good evidence against them is found, abandoning those hypotheses. For example, the article that was used most to condemn the use of a mercury compound in vaccines turned out to be a hoax, and the mercury hypothesis was greatly weakened, but there are still just as fervent calls for its elimination from vaccines.
      The best protection against things like bad vaccines is to be scientifically liiterate, so we can judge the truth of contentions on all sides by checking the original scientific sources. Second best is to go to a research scientist known for integrity in the field of interest. Third best, which most of us have to settle for, is to check claims of second and third parties by seeking alternative points of view and judging from the quality of the data presented. This requires a little scientific literacy, which most of us unfortunately lack. I recommend that we trust scientific organizations more than government and corporations, and I’m wary of over-broad claims of single-agenda organizations like “vaccines are bad for you.”

      • LavenderRose

        Never, EVER use a vaccine EVER, they are ALL bad batches, everyone I know that has received a flu shots have been VERY ill and I mean VERY ill. It’s a way to make money for big pharma and make the masses sick and pay huge medical bills.

        • Paul Brown

          Interesting. I taught at a medical school for 39 years and most of the people I knew had flu shots. Some had some muscle aches, others had soreness at the injection site, none had any worse reactions than those. Neither have I. I had flu every year until I started the shots, and I’ve had none since then, at least ten years.
          But being a tertiary care center, there were cases of Guillain , some very serious or fatal. Vaccinations can be dangerous or lethal, but so can the flu.

      • Deborah Dupre

        AThank you Dr. Brown. As stated in the article: “the Center for Disease Control and Prevention published a case-cohort study on the effectiveness of 2008-09 trivalent influenza vaccine against 2009 pandemic H1N1, concluding NO decreased or increased risk of pandemic H1N1 following seasonal flu vaccine for people vaccinated. (CDC. Effectiveness of 2008-09 Trivalent Influenza Vaccine Against 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1)—United States, May-June 2009. MMWR Nov. 13, 2009; 58 (44):1241-5.)” Sounds like it was not effective, right? Others reported as many or more people who received the flu vac got the disease, some of whom died with it. Also – the very fact that it was known to be particularly dangerous for pregnant women – yet that’s the exact cohort the government targeted to get it first before anyone else leads me to have even less trust for the government/Big Pharma vaccine drug pushing.

        • Paul Brown

          The anti-vaccine people are misleading. The actual research paper studied the use of non-pandemic flu (seasonal) vaccine against the pandemic flu. The paper points out the pandemic flu is not the same as the non-pandemic (seasonal) flu, and the non-pandemic vaccine was ineffective against the pandemic flu. The study was worthwhile because it might have worked, but no such luck.
          In another study, Cowling et al. conclude that that year’s seasonal vaccine was effective against seasonal flu (8% infection rate vs. 21% in controls) but countereffective against pandemic flu (32% vs. 17%). Unfortunately the statistical significance levels were only p = 0.1, and almost all scientist consider p > 0.05 or even 0.01 to be nonsignificant.
          For 2012-2013, the CDC published on February 21, 2013… the VE estimate for protecting against having to go to the doctor because of flu illness was 56% for all age groups … This VE estimate means that getting a flu vaccine this season reduced the vaccinated population’s risk of having to go to the doctor because of the flu by more than half.”
          Bottom line: seasonal flu vaccine should not be counted on to protect against pandemic flu, but is effective against the seasonal strain it is developed for, to varying extents from year to year. Not the impression one gets from the anti-vaccine crowd, right?
          But do keep distrusting government/Big Pharma – they are chronic liars.

    • Paul Gilbert


    • holistic

      Most people that actually get these vaccines actually get the thing they were vaccinated against! Do your homework and you’ll quickly discover that it’s much better to keep your immune system strong against H1N1 and the NoraVirus or RotaVirus, which some suspect were created to have more people get vaccinations and keep medical doctors and pharmacy’s in business. Natural Zeolyte ( can smother these types of viruses if you have the misfortune to have come in contact with them, or have gotten the harmful vaccines.

    • Boxed in Freight

      Be Prepared

      Biological Medicine kit.

      Colloidal Silver:

      Silver is a powerful, natural prophylactic/antibiotic that has been used for thousands of years, with no known side effects. It is a catalyst to disable the particular enzyme that all one-celled bacteria, fungi, and viruses use for their oxygen metabolism. Without this enzyme, they suffocate. Yet silver is of no harm to human enzymes or any part of the human body chemistry. It kills all
      disease-causing organisms in six minutes or less, upon contact even those that are pleomorphic no matter how they mutate. Resistant strains fail to develop and the body doesn’t develop a tolerance to silver. Colloidal silver is both a remedy and a prevention of infections of any kind. Having sufficient colloidal silver in your body is to have a superior, second immune system. It was in common use until 1938, when antibiotics began to be used to accomplish the same thing. But unlike antibiotics, the body does not build up a tolerance to Colloidal Silver. (Silver Biotics) –

      Also, have the following available in your home:

      1. Natural Vitamin C with bioflavanoids – 1000 mg every two hours, along with natural fruit juices.
      2. Raw garlic (Crush into tomato juice) – one small clove every six hours.
      3. Echinacea – one capsule three times a day.
      4. Goldenseal – one capsule three times a day.
      5. Olive leaf extract – one capsule three times a day.
      6. Grape seed extract.

      Avoid processed foods.

    • taptap

      lmao. vaccines given as a shot are a replicant of that particular protein in the virus, insert bold letters. it is inert and dead. as for nasal spray vaccines, those are the ones that do carry a real protein

    • taptap

      i would like to make a conjectured argument, i have had the flu vacine for 4 years now, not once have i have i gotten sick from a flu, in the past i always got them. as for the argument everyone i know that has recieved them has not! gotten very ill from them. the statistics dont lie. the vaccine does work, if and a big if, if they are able to speculate what strain of flu will develop ythe following season. thats the question that can never be anticipated for anyone claiming that everyone who gets the shot always gets very sick, i call that a bit of misinformation

      • Deborah Dupre

        Thank you. I have not had the flu shot in 4 years and not once have I had the flu. What about CDC’s stats on this flu vaccine related to H1N1? Those reflect similar to independent studies showing it was not effective in H1N1 – although it did help spread the virus and cause female reproductive problems (eg miscarriages) – as was known before administering it and targeting pregnant women – the most vulnerable to the vaccine. Something is wrong with this picture.

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