“I would look at that video, and say, you know what, that’s not COVID-19, that’s actually a complication of the vaccine.”
These are the emphatic words of Dr Peter McCullough on the government’s latest advertisement on COVID-19.
The Australian government recently released a confronting new advertisement warning about the dangers of COVID-19. The 30 second advertisement shown on free-to-air television depicts a terrified young woman struggling to breathe.
The advertisement has been met with severe public backlash, with many people calling for it to be scrapped immediately. Some have labelled it insensitive and distressing for those who may be suffering from COVID-19, whilst others have claimed that it is offensive when people in this age group are not yet eligible for the vaccine.
Australia’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly said that the purpose of the ad is to shock us and grab our attention. “It’s meant to be graphic, it’s meant to push that message home”, according to Professor Kelly. The ad is designed to increase vaccination rates, particularly in Sydney, where there has been a recent outbreak of coronavirus cases.
The ad has certainly shocked many, but not in a good way.
University of NSW Strategic Health Policy Consultant Adjunct Professor Bill Bowtell stated that “this ad should be immediately taken off air”. Professor Bowtell said that a young girl with COVID-19, who is approximately the same age as the actor, is currently on a ventilator fighting for her life. “This insensitive ad can only distress her family and friends. It is misconceived in every way.”
Social media has been flooded with comments. Hugh Riminton wrote on Twitter that it is “completely offensive to run an ad like this when Australians in this age group are still waiting for their bloody vaccinations”.
In April, the Australian government limited the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine to those over the age of 50 due to rare blood clotting disorders in younger people. However, this advice changed in June, when the government recommended the vaccine only for those over the age of 60.
Minister for Health Greg Hunt said at the time that the “government places safety above all else… This updated advice received today is based on new evidence demonstrating a higher risk for the very rare condition (thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome) in the 50-59 year-old age group.”
To date, the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) is still currently recommending that the AstraZeneca vaccine be given to only those 60 years and older. Queensland Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young even stated that younger Australians are at more risk of dying from a complication from the AstraZeneca vaccine than from COVID-19.
ICU specialist Tom Solano explained that “as an ICU specialist please know that we’d never deliberately let you suffer like that. We’d try to get increased support before it got that bad.” Other medical professionals have been highly offended by the advertisement, claiming that it is an insult to doctors and nurses, as they would never allow a patient to suffer or be in clear distress like what is depicted in the advertisement.
The government clearly didn’t consult medical professionals prior to creating the short clip. In fact, it would appear that they have not been consulting medical professionals throughout the entire pandemic.
Perhaps the most telling comments came from Dr Peter McCullough. Dr McCullough is a professor of medicine and a cardiologist. He is the editor of two major journals. He was the first doctor to publish the early treatment protocols for COVID-19. And according to Dr McCullough, he has published “as much on COVID-19 as any doctor in the world”.
More telling however, is that Dr McCullough sees COVID-19 patients as part of his practice in the US. What Dr McCullough had to say will shock you, and should come as a warning that we are continually being lied to.
“COVID patients that are that young don’t have those symptoms, number one. They breeze through it with a mild cold. A young woman like that would breeze through this with some mild nasal congestion for a few days and be over it.”
“But what can happen in young people is when they take the vaccine, particularly those women ages 18-48, and she’s in that range, they can develop life-threatening blood clots. And a life-threatening blood clot issues to the lungs can cause someone to look just like what you saw in that picture – extremely short of breath and extremely anxious.”
“So, I would look at that video and say, you know what, that’s not COVID-19. That’s actually a complication of the vaccine.”
These are the words of one of the most highly regarded doctors in the world on COVID-19.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) state that they have “received and reviewed 355 reports of deaths in people who have recently been vaccinated and found that only three were linked to immunisation. These deaths were all related to the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine – two were TTS cases and one was a case of ITP.”
Most recently, a 72 year old South Australian woman tragically passed away following the AstraZeneca vaccine.
There has only been one death in Australia this year from COVID-19 – a female in her 90’s who recently passed away in Sydney.
According to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) in the US, at the time of writing, there have been 438,441 total adverse events, including 41,015 serious injuries and 9,048 deaths. Yet, the Minister for Health claims that the government puts safety above all else. If they did, they would cease the vaccine roll out immediately.
The Australian government is trying to shock and scare people into getting the vaccine. A vaccine that currently has provisional approval only, a vaccine with no long-term safety data, and a vaccine that does not provide immunity or prevent transmission.
Furthermore, the vaccine comes with side effects such as miscarriage or premature birth, Bell’s palsy, Guillain-Barre syndrome, anaphylaxis, blood clotting disorders, myocarditis and pericarditis, and death, just to name a few.
We do not need to be pressured, coerced or manipulated into taking an experimental product for a virus with a survival rate of 99.8% for those under the age of 70.
This advertisement is shocking in all the wrong ways, and it should be removed immediately.