Right now science and Big Pharma are in the middle of an amazing achievement. Stopping a pandemic. Saving tens of millions of lives. Greatly reducing the suffering of hundreds of millions of people. An immense success for humanity. You should be very proud of them.
But, ridiculously, some people work hard to try and stop this. They tell lies on social media. And if they are listened to, if people don’t have a vaccination, this can only lead to deaths. These Covid hoaxers have blood on their hands.
The hoaxers say that the jabs are not vaccines. A lie. mRNA and simian vectorÂ vaccines work by exposing your immune system to pathogen proteins, training it to recognise and fight the disease. Just like every other vaccine in history. The only difference now is that modern delivery systems are much more effective and precise.
The hoaxers say that the jabs do not make you immune. A lie. This is precisely what they do. Against the original Wuhan strain they are more than 90% effective at stopping people from catching the disease. Against Alpha a little less so. Against Delta 60+%.
The hoaxers say the vaccines are experimental. A lie. They have had full clinical trials and certification, just like any other drug. And 8 billion doses have now been administered. More than most other drugs in history. These vaccines are extremely well proven and understood. US certification HERE. UK certification HERE.
The hoaxers say that the vaccines have side effects. This is true. Every pharmaceutical is a poison. Even Aspirin and Paracetamol regularly kill people who don’t want to die and the contraceptive pill causes a considerable number of blood clots. Covid vaccines have proven to be very safe indeed. And the benefits of having them outweigh the downside by an immense margin.
The hoaxers say we don’t know what is in the vaccines. A lie. We know exactly, every ingredient is listed in the patient notes.
The hoaxers say that adverse reactions are being kept secret. A lie. Pharmaceuticals have the most publicly open and transparent reporting system of any product used by humanity. All the facts are freely available online.
The hoaxers say that we will need 3, 4 or 5 jabs a year. A lie. When this disease started we had zero immunity. It took two doses (one with J&J) to give us that initial immunity. Followed by a booster going into the annual respiratory disease season. In future years the vulnerable will need annual boosters. Exactly the same as they do for ‘Flu.
The hoaxers say the vaccines stop working after 2, 3 or 4 months. A lie. Antibody immunity, which stops people catching the disease, is still about 50% effective after six months. But T cell immunity, which stops people becoming seriously ill, being hospitalised or dying continues unabated. MORE SCIENCE.
The hoaxers say that Big Pharma are making big profits. Good. In fact Astra Zeneca have done their vaccine on a non profit basis. The pharms have risked billions of their own money developing the vaccines and bringing them to market. And if you look at the pipelines of Moderna and BioNTech you will see that they are using the profits to develop cures for other diseases. Such as cancer.
The hoaxers say that mRNA vaccines are gene therapy that modifies your DNA. A lie. This shows utter ignorance of what mRNA is and how it works. It is just a set of instructions to tell your ribosomes to make a protein. The mRNA itself only exists in your body for a very brief time before it is broken up and flushed out by your lymphatic system. PROOF.
The hoaxers say that mRNA is a new invention. A lie. mRNA was first reported in 1958. Katalin KarikÃ³ started developing it for vaccines in the 1990s. BioNTech was founded in 2008 and Moderna in 2010, both to develop and make mRNA vaccines. MORE FACTS.
The hoaxers say that vaccinated people are just as contagious as the unvaccinated. A lie. The vaccines prevent you from catching the disease. And if you haven’t got it you can’t pass it on. If you are one of the minority who catches the disease despite the vaccine. And if you are symptomless. Then you can pass it on. SCIENCE. More SCIENCE.
The hoaxers say that Eudravigilance shows COVID-19 vaccines caused 2.5 million â€œinjuriesâ€, more than 27,000 of which were fatal. A lie. The hoaxers completely misunderstand basic information. The TRUTH.
The hoaxers say there is no point in vaccinating children. A lie. We immunise children far more, against many diseases, than we immunise adults, as we build their immune systems. With Covid children are the main reservoir of the disease in our society and are the main transmitters of it to other people. And children can become seriously ill from Covid.
The hoaxers say that one person getting vaccinated doesn’t make a difference. A lie. The virus lives in a community, a herd. If the R value is 0.99 then the disease will eventually die out. If the R value is 1.01 then eventually everyone will catch the disease. These are the fine margins of herd immunity. Every single jab counts.
The hoaxers say that governments have given Covid vaccine manufacturers immunity from liability. This is true. But this immunity is given to every other vaccine. It is the only way that public health can work with vaccines. According to 42 U.S. Code Â§ 300aaâ€“22, “No vaccine manufacturer shall be liable in a civil action for damages arising from a vaccine-related injury or death associated with the administration of a vaccine after October 1, 1988, if the injury or death resulted from side effects that were unavoidable even though the vaccine was properly prepared and was accompanied by proper directions and warnings.”
The hoaxers say that mixing and matching different Covid vaccines is unproven and dangerous.Â A lie. Considerable research and many studies were done first. And it proved to be very effective and very safe indeed.
The hoaxers say that the vaccinated are just as likely to die from Covid as the unvaccinated. A lie. Because they don’t understand statistics and misconstrue raw data. Age-standardised mortality rates (ASMR) for deaths involving COVID-19 for unvaccinated people is 32 times greater than that of people who had received two doses at least 21 days ago. As you would expect. More analysis.
The hoaxers say the vaccine kills soccer players. A lie. There is a possible very small increase in the incidence of mild and temporary myocarditis in athletes. Or possibly not. SCIENCE.
The hoaxers say Pfizer is demanding the FDA hide clinical trial information for 55 years. A lie. Activists, Public Health and Medical Professionals for Transparency (PHMPT), asked the FDA for an utterly unreasonable 329,000 documents. Each one has to be checked by lawyers to be redacted for confidential patient information and commercial secrets. The FDA said they only had the capacity to process 500 documents a month. HERE.
You might be asking yourself where you can find the truth. For medical science the best and most reputable source is the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) which has a special section for Covid. If you want more readable knowledge then the American CentersÂ for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is very good. American customs and laws demand openness and accuracy.
And finally, if we have a lockdown this winter it will be 100% the fault of the anti vaxxers, hoaxers, conspiracy theorists and science deniers