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5 Jul, 2021 17:38

Hey, doctor – leave those kids alone! There’s no need to vaccinate healthy children or force them to wear filthy masks

Hey, doctor – leave those kids alone! There’s no need to vaccinate healthy children or force them to wear filthy masks

When they’re at such low risk from Covid-19, we must stop pushing jabs and masks on the youngest members of our society on the off chance it may protect vulnerable adults. Our job is to protect children, not the other way around.

EDITOR'S NOTE: An erroneous claim that Covid-19 vaccines have not passed animal trials has been removed from this article. Data on the number of parents unwilling to have their children vaccinated has been updated. And references to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association have also been removed, after the study was retracted by JAMA's editors due to concerns about its methodology. 

Although the toll on children from Covid-19 has barely registered a blip on the radar, the New York Times is pushing for all individuals aged 12 and older to be vaccinated, regardless of the risk that comes with the jab.

It seems that the Gray Lady just can’t help herself. After an article last month deviously suggesting that “frustrated teenagers” might want to consider sneaking behind their parents’ back to get the controversial Covid jab, the New York Times is now boldly proclaiming that “Covid is a greater risk to young people than the vaccines.”

That statement is highly debatable, yet debate – specifically, rational scientific debate in which all medical opinions are allowed equal consideration – is exactly what’s missing in these increasingly oppressive times. 

Despite the fact that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have acknowledged a“likely link” between the onset of myocarditis, a rare condition involving inflammation of the heart muscle, and the vaccine, the agency continues to push the jab on children. Keep in mind that the chance of a child under 17 years of age dying from Covid-19 is 0.0005%, according to the CDC’s own numbers. 

The latest available data shows there have been 237 reports of myocarditis and pericarditis in 12- to 17-year-olds, with 234 cases attributed to the Pfizer vaccine.

Those findings prompted the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to add a warning label to Pfizer’s and Moderna’s Covid vaccines, which – as incredible as it may seem – have never been fully approved by the FDA, and are being distributed in the US on an ‘emergency use’ basis. No wonder that the American public is experiencing widespread ‘vaccine hesitancy,’ much to the consternation of the medical authorities.

Despite the non-stop panic porn that has accompanied Covid-19 ever since the start of its world tour, 25% of parents in the US say they will not get their children vaccinated. That should come as no surprise, considering the rash of setbacks that have accompanied the rapid rollout of the emergency jabs.

In March, Johnson & Johnson was forced to hit pause on the release of its vaccine after seven women out of its 6 million plus recipients at the time experienced dangerous blood clots in the brain, known as cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. One of the women died as a result of the rare condition.

Meanwhile, between December 14, 2020 and June 18, 2021 there were 1,342 cases of myocarditis and pericarditis in all age groups in the US following vaccination, according to the latest data from the CDC’s Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System.

Among the 12- to 17-year-old category, there have been nine reported deaths. Four of the deaths were cardiac-related, while three were sudden and unexplained.

To put a human face on those numbers, consider the case of Greyson Follmer, an Ohio State University student, who was a healthy long-distance runner and member of the university’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program. After getting his second shot of the Pfizer vaccine weeks after the first, the young man’s life, so full of promise, has tragically changed, possibly forever.

 “My son feels like he’s having a heart attack 24/7,” the young man’s mother told The Defender, a journal put out by the Children’s Health Defense. “He now has high blood pressure, severe chest pains, back pain, elevated kidney levels, hypothyroidism, inflamed lymph nodes in different areas of his body, and he can’t work or exercise.”

Last month, Jacob Clynick, 13, died after getting his second Pfizer Covid vaccine. Like Greyson Follmer, he had no known health problems. The teen’s death is being investigated by the CDC.

These severe reactions could be the result of the young person having already been exposed to Covid and therefore immune to the virus. In many cases, children have had the coronavirus without showing any outward symptoms. In the event they are then vaccinated, they may experience more severe side effects.

Dr. Hooman Noorchashm, an immunologist and patient safety advocate, told The Defender that the case involving Greyson Follmer was similar to that of Everest Romney, a 17-year-old basketball player who required medical attention following his second Pfizer vaccination, when he developed blood clots in his brain.

“It’s a colossal error to vaccinate people who have had prior infections, and this is totally avoidable harm we are causing,” he wrote in an email. “Why are we rushing to vaccinate people who we know are immune and don’t stand to gain any benefit? ... If you’ve had a recent infection and you have viral antigens in your tissues, you can literally and immunologically cause tissue damage.”

At the same time, on top of the push for vaccinations, hundreds of schools across the United States are requiring that students wear a mask throughout their school day. Once again, such a rule flies in the face of medical analysis – and even common sense.

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