According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) website, “Diseases had already begun to disappear before vaccines were introduced, because of better hygiene and sanitation.” The WHO states that “improved socioeconomic conditions have undoubtedly had a direct impact on disease. Better nutrition, not to mention the development of antibiotics and other treatments, have increased survival rates among the sick; less crowded living conditions have reduced disease transmission; and lower birth rates have decreased the number of susceptible household contacts.”
The CDC’s Pink Book on pertussis states that “whole-cell pertussis vaccines were first licensed in the United States in 1914 and became available combined with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids (as DTP) in 1948”. A report by epidemiologist C. C. Dauer titled “Reported Whooping Cough Morbidity and Mortality in the United States” states that whooping cough at the time caused “more deaths in children under 2 years of age than any other acute infection with the exception of pneumonia and the diarrheas”.
“During the 5-year period from 1900 the mortality was 10.2 per 100,00 population and during the next two decades there was a decline of about 20 percent, the rate for the period from 1920 to 1924, inclusive, being 8.1. Beginning about 1925 mortality from whooping cough began to decline rapidly so that the rate for the 5-year period from 1935 to 1939 was only 1.8, a decline of about 80 percent in 15 years.”
A study by Suzanne Humphries and Roman Bystrianyk states “in both the USA and UK, introduction of a vaccine against whooping cough (pertussis) had a minimal effect… on the mortality rate from the disease. And although the incidence rate, as distinct from mortality, initially appeared to decline, the paradox is that the incidence…has increased again as the vaccine era has progressed.” In the US, the decline in deaths from the peak was approximately 92% before the introduction of the pertussis vaccine. In the UK, it was over 98%.
A paper by Edward Mortimer and Paul Jones titled An Evaluation of Pertussis Vaccine states that the data “indicate the lack of absolute proof that the decline in mortality from pertussis in the United States is a consequence of the use of the vaccine”. This lack of absolute proof was “coupled with concerns about untoward reactions to the vaccine”, including “a strange shock like syndrome… excessive somnolence… convulsion… and gross encephalopathy”.
A 2017 research paper in EBioMedicine states that “all currently available evidence suggests that DTP vaccine may kill more children from other causes than it saves from diphtheria, tetanus or pertussis”. The DTP vaccine has been “associated with a 5-fold higher mortality than being unvaccinated”.
It’s time to take a look at Tuberculosis (TB). TB is caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis, which most often affects the lungs. It spreads through respiratory droplets when someone coughs, sneezes or spits. Symptoms include cough, chest pain, weakness, fever, night sweats and weight loss, and these symptoms can remain mild for many months. About one-third of the world’s population has a TB infection, yet they are asymptomatic and cannot transmit the disease. This is despite the worldwide availability of a vaccine.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), it is estimated that 10 million people fell ill with TB in 2019. Of these 10 million people, 1.4 million people died from TB. TB is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide, and it is the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent (above HIV/AIDS). TB is a treatable and curable disease using anti-microbial drugs. Again, this is despite the worldwide availability of a vaccine.
The WHO state that “whilst neonatal BCG vaccination (the vaccination for TB) is partially efficacious at protecting infants and young children against severe forms of TB, it is poorly protective against pulmonary disease in adolescents and adults, and therefore ineffective at reducing Mtb transmission.” You read that right – the World Health Organisation state that the BCG vaccination is ineffective at reducing mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission.
A study in the International Journal of Epidemiology concluded that “the dramatic decline in tuberculosis (TB) in developed countries during the past century, even prior to the introduction of effective anti-TB drugs, has been attributed to many factors, including improvements in social conditions and nutrition, reduced crowding and segregation of infectious cases either to workhouses or sanatoria”. The study shows that the prevalence rate of TB in 1900 was 600 per 100,000 population. In 1950, when the TB vaccine was first introduced into England and Wales, the prevalence rate had dropped to approximately 200 in 100,000 population. That is a 67% decline prior to the introduction of the TB vaccine. At the same time, the mortality rate decreased from approximately 150 per 100,000 population to 50 per 100,000 population. It is clearly evident that TB declined dramatically prior to the introduction of a vaccine.
According to former Senior Chief Biomedical Scientist for Public Health in the UK Graham Hutchinson, the SARS-Cov-2 virus is less virulent, but more contagious than it was initially. That means that more people are contracting the virus, but less people are dying from the virus. The case numbers and death statistics all over the world supports this claim.
As we can see with whooping cough and tuberculosis, the number of cases significantly reduced prior to the introduction of a vaccine. The number of deaths due to COVID-19 is already declining prior to the introduction of a vaccine, and will continue to do so according to current trends. Why do we need an experimental, rushed to market vaccine with no long-term safety record for a disease with an overall survival rate of 99.4%? Why will the vaccine be as “mandatory as possible” when the overall death rate is continuing to decline without a vaccine?
It is our fundamental human right to have the final say of what goes into our bodies and the bodies of our children. Whether we decide to vaccinate or not, it must always remain our CHOICE.
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