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WHO scandal exposed: Advisors received kickbacks from H1N1 vaccine manufacturers

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by ggingues, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. ggingues

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    by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor

    (NaturalNews) A stunning new report reveals that top scientists who convinced the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare H1N1 a global pandemic held close financial ties to the drug companies that profited from the sale of those vaccines. This report, published in the British Medical Journal, exposes the hidden ties that drove WHO to declare a pandemic, resulting in billions of dollars in profits for vaccine manufacturers.

    Several key advisors who urged WHO to declare a pandemic received direct financial compensation from the very same vaccine manufacturers who received a windfall of profits from the pandemic announcement. During all this, WHO refused to disclose any conflicts of interests between its top advisors and the drug companies who would financially benefit from its decisions.

    All the kickbacks, in other words, were swept under the table and kept silent, and WHO somehow didn't think it was important to let the world know that it was receiving policy advice from individuals who stood to make millions of dollars when a pandemic was declared.

    WHO credibility destroyed
    The report was authored by Deborah Cohen (BMJ features editor), and Philip Carter, a journalist who works for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism in London . In their report, Cohen states, "...our investigation has revealed damaging issues. If these are not addressed, H1N1 may yet claim its biggest victim -- the credibility of the WHO and the trust in the global public health system."

    In response to the report, WHO secretary-general Dr Margaret Chan defended the secrecy, saying that WHO intentionally kept the financial ties a secret in order to "...protect the integrity and independence of the members while doing this critical work... [and] also to ensure transparency."

    Dr Chan apparently does not understand the meaning of the word "transparency." Then again, WHO has always twisted reality in order to serve its corporate masters, the pharmaceutical giants who profit from disease. To say that they are keeping the financial ties a secret in order to "protect the integrity" of the members is like saying we're all serving alcohol at tonight's AA meeting in order to keep everybody off the bottle.

    It just flat out makes no sense.

    But since when did making sense have anything to do with WHO's decision process anyway?

    Even Fiona Godlee, editor of the BMJ, had harsh words for the WHO, saying, "...its credibility has been badly damaged. WHO must act now to restore its credibility."

    Yet more criticism for WHO
    The BMJ isn't the only medical publication criticizing WHO for its poor handling of conflicts of interest. Another report from the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly also criticized WHO, saying: "Parliamentary Assembly is alarmed about the way in which the H1N1 influenza pandemic has been handled, not only by the World Health Organization (WHO), but also by the competent health authorities at the level of the European Union and at national level." It went on to explain that WHO's actions led to "a waste of large sums of public money, and also unjustified scares and fears about health risks faced by the European public at large."

    The funny thing is, NaturalNews and other natural health advocates told you all the same thing a year ago, and we didn't have to spend millions of dollars on a study to arrive at this conclusion. It was obvious to anyone who knows just how corrupt the sick-care industry really is. They'll do practically anything to make more money, including bribing WHO scientific advisors and paying them kickbacks once the vaccine sales surge.

    The vaccine industry and all its drug pushers are, of course, criticizing this investigative report. They say WHO "had no choice" but to declare a pandemic and recommend vaccines, since vaccines are the only treatment option for influenza. That's a lie, of course: Vitamin D has been scientifically proven to be five times more effective than vaccines at preventing influenza infections, but WHO never recommended vitamin D to anyone.

    The entire focus was on pushing more high-profit vaccines, not recommending the things that would actually help people the most. And now we know why: The more vulnerable people were to the pandemic, the more would be killed by H1N1, thereby "proving" the importance of vaccination programs.

    People were kept ignorant of natural remedies, in other words, to make sure more people died and a more urgent call for mass vaccination programs could be carried out. (A few lives never gets in the way of Big Pharma profits, does it?)

    How the scam really worked
    Here's a summary of how the WHO vaccine scam worked:

    Step 1) Exaggerate the risk: WHO hypes up the pandemic risk by declaring a phase 6 pandemic even when the mortality rate of the virus was so low that it could be halted with simple vitamin D supplements.

    Step 2) Urge countries to stockpile: WHO urged nations around the world to stockpile H1N1 vaccines, calling it a "public health emergency."

    Step 3) Collect the cash: Countries spend billions of dollars buying and stockpiling H1N1 vaccines while Big Pharma pockets the cash.

    Step 4) Get your kickbacks: WHO advisors, meanwhile, collected their kickbacks from the vaccine manufacturers. Those kickbacks were intentionally kept secret.

    Step 5) Keep people afraid: In order to keep demand for the vaccines as high as possible, WHO continued to flame the fears by warning that H1N1 was extremely dangerous and everybody should continue to get vaccinated. (The CDC echoed the same message in the USA .)

    This is how WHO pulled off one of the greatest vaccine pandemic scams in the last century, and it worked like gangbusters. WHO advisors walked away with loads of cash, the drug companies stockpiled huge profits, and the taxpayers of nations around the world were left saddled with useless vaccines rotting on the shelves that will soon have to be destroyed (at additional taxpayer cost, no doubt) or dumped down the drain (where they will contaminate the waterways).

    Meanwhile, nobody dared tell the public the truth about vitamin D, thereby ensuring that the next pandemic will give them another opportunity to repeat the exact same scam (for yet more profit).

    The criminality of the vaccine industry
    The bottom line is all this is a frightening picture of just how pathetic the vaccine industry has become and how corrupt the WHO and the CDC really are. What took place here is called corruption and bribery, folks. Kickbacks were paid, lies were told and governments were swindled out of billions of dollars. These are felony crimes being committed by our global health leaders.

    The real question is: Why do governments continue to allow public health organizations to be so easily corrupted by the vaccine industry? And who will stand up to this profit conspiracy that exploits members of the public as if they were profit-generating guinea pigs?

    The next time you hear the WHO say anything, just remember: Their advisors are on the take from the drug companies, and just about anything you're likely to hear from the World Health Organization originates with a profit motive rather than a commitment to public health.

    Oh, and by the way... for the record, there has never been a single scientific study ever published showing that H1N1 vaccines worked. Not only was the H1N1 pandemic a fraud to begin with, but the medicine they claimed treated it was also based on fraud. And now we know the rest of the story of why it was all done: Kickbacks from Big Pharma, paid to advisors who told WHO to declare a pandemic.

    Sources for this story include:

    http://abcnews.go.com/Health/SwineF...

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dy...{SubscribeHealthRangerBlock}
     
  2. jessjb79

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    wow this is so maddening. and terrifying!
     
  3. JPV

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    I think that the bigger scandal is that H1N1 never existed to begin with...
     
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    JPV - what do you mean it didn't exist.
     
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    I also think that full transparent disclosure of financial interests served by a persons publications is extremely important for everyone....But here seems to be another side to this story. While there are certainly important questions raised by the BMJ article regarding WHO judgements, , they dont go as far as to accuse anyone of kickbacks or conspiracies.....

    http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/?p=5549

    There is a danger here. Interventions in epidemics are always problematic and they are often based on worse case scenarios. Critical re-examination is one thing. Witch hunts are another.

    " Think about the alternatives – would you rather have the world governments overprepare for a pandemic that never fully manifests, or would you rather have millions of preventable deaths because those governments were shying away from possible criticism?"



    There are three stages to an epidemiologists career....

    1. Why are you making such a big fuss over nothing...

    2. Why didnt you tell us about this horrible problem sooner

    3. You are fired.....

    Here is the BMJ article

    http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full...FIRSTINDEX=0&sortspec=date&resourcetype=HWCIT
     
  6. V99

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    Love the job description.

    They are still keeping an eye on this now winter has hit the southern hemisphere, it could still mutate into something worse. I know it wasn't any way near as bad as the authorities thought it may be, but it was in no way harmless. My great grandfather died of the Spanish flu in 1918, he was 29 I think, and my uncles ex wife died of this one, I never met her, but she was only in her 50's. I can't help but believe they handled this appropriately.
     
  7. JPV

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    Excerpt from:

    Sarkozys Secret Plan for Mandatory Swine Flu Vaccination

    by F. William Engdahl


     
  8. lansbergen

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    As opposed to the pharmaceutical industry being caught in a lie about the whole affair while manipulating the CDC and the entire world media into starting a panic over a flu strain that was obviously less dangerous than the regular seasonal flu?

    LOL... whatever.
     
  10. lansbergen

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    Is the media hype in america the fault of the pharmaceutical industry?

    I think the media did it themeselves.

    If the CDC has been manipulated that will say more about the CDC than the industirie.

    Does the CDC not have basic knowledge of influenza virus?

    An educated public will not panic. If there was panic the american government did not what they should have done a long time ago.
     
  11. V99

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    The BBC reported this information before the UK Government had brought the vaccine, and it certainly is important to know. However, flu mutates, and they had no way or knowing, even now if it will not mutate into something worse.
    As for my uncle's ex wife, she had no other illness, and caught flu.

    The media hype things, but sometimes they have nothing to report, so swine flue remained the headline story.
     
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    The NHS microbiology labs found H1N1 flu. There was a massive strategy put into place behind the scenes and a lot of people worked very hard.

    All the precautions like alcohol wipes in shopping malls and public places probably prevented a lot of infections.

    At the very least it was a rehearsal for a full scale pandemic. Many things had looked good in theory but didn't work so well in practise. Now the procedures are better worked out. Flu epidemics tend to get worse after the first year. Spanish flu did.

    The people from the microbiology labs were also made sure they got the vaccine. They queued for ages on the first day :Retro smile:

    Disasters are like that. Work hard and prevent them and people scream that they never existed.

    Mithriel
     
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    The major media in the US did their own research in all of the US states on the real numbers of H1N1 and found that those numbers were very low. In some cases, the numbers were in the 3% range. Additionally, many of the Swine Flu reported cases were not even a virus but an upper resp. infection (bacterial). So, not only were the Swine Flu numbers reported by the CDC so hugely out of whack, the same held true for the seasonal viruses - also way too high and not reflective of what the population really was getting sick from (bacteria not virus).

    I DO believe that the CDC has made many of the Viruses into big, horrible MONSTERS when they were really less than a season flu. They scream about mutations of these viruses, etc. and I guess that is possible, but it still has not yet happened. I think these viruses are HYPED by the CDC PR/Marketing to ensure they get more and more Federal funding. And I really love when they point back to the 1918 flu pandemic (the Spanish Flu) and use that episode to scare everyone into getting the vaccine - and getting more Federal funding.

    I and many of my friends listen to NOTHING that comes out of the CDC. They can not be trusted anymore and the American public has caught on to their little games. Where I live, they can not even give away all those Swine Flu shots for free now. People have realized that there was no Swine Flu epidemic, the numbers were so low as to not justify the potential dangers associated with a new vaccine and the public will probably not listen to the screamings of the CDC when it comes to new viruses. The CDC screamed WOLF! once too many times and when the real deadly, wildly spreading virus does hit - no one will listen to them again. The CDC has ignored a real epidemic (CFIDS) for 30 years - do any of us trust them??
     
  14. lansbergen

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    May I ask how they did that?
     
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    Muffin

    Yea it has not happen with this one, but it still may. Look at the Spanish flu, it started off in a similar fashion, mutated and then killed 50 million. It's not that this is flu, it's because it is pandemic flu. It's a new version that human's have no immunity too, luckily are bodies could handle it. We dodged a bullet. However, looking at how the authorities dealt with this, I really think they did too little too late. Allowing travel in and out of the country was crackers. We really were lucky overall, but a lot of young children, teenagers and pregnant women did die.
     
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    You are right. It was very strange that younger and healthier people were disproportionately hit. I am not sure what it means but something to keep our eyes on.....
     
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    I read that older people had a good change to be exposed in the passed to a strain that have them make antibodies that crossreact with swineflu.

    I am old enough to belong to that group.
     
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    Dean

    Even after everything I said, I do think that's the end of this flu. Or is that just my human nature coming out, not wanting to really believe that it will happen to me?
     
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    H1N1 is here to stay but it will become part of the seasonal flu variations that we always have.

    The number of deaths were less than expected because there was a partial immunity in the population that wasn't expected. It either cross reacted with something or a similar flu has circulated without being noticed.

    The real worry was if it mutated with bird flu to give a new very deadly form. It is still a possibility, but with vaccination and time to build up some immunity in the population it should not be so bad.

    This flu killed young people because it provoked such a strong response it was the overreaction of the immune system that killed. It meant that it disproportionately attacked the young and healthy.

    Mithriel
     
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    From what I've read, younger and healthier people can be more prone to a fatal immune response precisely because their immune systems are in good condition. It is the excessive immune response itself, not the infection, that is deadly in these cases. The mechanism is called a "cytokine storm."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cytokine_storm
     

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