Is the Swine Flu shot safe? Not if you believe a recent story in The Mail. Jo Macfarlane reports on a confidential letter sent by the British Government to senior neurologists warning them to watch for an increase in a deadly nerve disease called Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), which could be triggered by the Swine Flu vaccine. Concerns are being raised that the new vaccine has not been sufficiently tested and that the effects, especially on children, are unknown.
GBS attacks the lining of the nerves, causing paralysis and inability to breathe, and can be fatal. The letter mentions a similar vaccine used in the United States in 1976 when:
- More people died from the vaccination than from Swine Flu.
- 500 cases of GBS were detected.
- The vaccine may have increased the risk of contracting GBS by eight times.
- The vaccine was withdrawn after just ten weeks when the link with GBS became clear.
- The US Government was forced to pay out millions of dollars to those affected.
In the following two 60 Minutes interview segments at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrTOXkyaFv4 (7:30) and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDXam8AGbJ4&NR=1 (8:55) Mike Wallace talks with President Gerald Ford, Judy Roberts (a sufferer of Guillain-Barre Syndrome after being injected with the Swine Flu vaccine) and Dr. David Sencer about the Swine Flu vaccine of 1976.
Notice that the people responsible don’t seem to be strickened by remorse for not alterting the public to the possible dangers of the vaccine. Also, at the end of the second segment check out the TV ads frightening Americans to get their Swine Flu shot .
The more things change, the more they stay the same.