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Informed consent: statement on covid policies affecting children and young adults
I recently provided the following statement to support a case concerned with informed consent relevant to the vaccination and masking of children and young adults.
I can confirm, based on my own and close colleagues’ research since March 2020, the following relevant to <the case>:
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The risk to any healthy child of hospitalisation or death from covid is (and was) essentially zero . For example, in the entire main period of the covid pandemic Feb 2020 – Dec 2022, just three people under the age of 20 in England and Wales died with COVID-19 as the only cause mentioned on the death certificate and even for these three no autopsy was conducted to confirm they were genuine ‘covid deaths’ . In Jan 2022 the rare ‘covid death’ of a 7 year-old girl, Cassidy Baracka, in the USA  was used as a warning to urge parents to vaccinate their children; but the death was not from covid at all – it was the direct result of a covid vaccination  .
The known risks of the vaccines have not been properly communicated to vaccine recipients. Doctors tasked with vaccination found blank information sheets inserted . The first product monographs (these sheets) were only provided and approved for distribution in America and Canada as electronic downloads on 16 Sept 2021 (around 10 months AFTER the rollout began - so doctors were in fact, and legally, flying blind up until that point) and the heavily modified current version links on both the FDA and Health Canada websites are both dated 21 March 2023.  The UK monograph approach was simply to re-publish the American one.
Studies claiming vaccine efficacy against covid are systemically flawed    (a catalogue of the studies and their flaws is provided in ). Moreover, contrary to the efficacy claims widely made, the vaccinated are more likely to repeatedly test positive for covid (and hence be classified as a ‘covid case’) than those unvaccinated . The Office for National Statistics data - that many have used against the Statistics Regulator’s advice as the basis for claims of efficacy  – are systemically flawed and biased . Indeed, in contrast to the ONS data, the UKHSA data was consistently showing higher covid case rates in the vaccinated than the unvaccinated  until its surveillance reports stopped providing this information in March 2022; that was when, bizarrely, a footnote was added to Table 14 stating “Comparing case rates among vaccinated and unvaccinated populations should not be used to estimate vaccine effectiveness against covid-19 infection” .
Studies claiming vaccine efficacy against hospitalisation and death from covid are systemically flawed and biased  . Responses to FOIs requesting hospitalisation by vaccination status data inevitably reveal disproportionately higher rates among the vaccinated. For example, in 2022 Public Health Wales confirmed that 6.4% of hospitalised patients aged 60+ were unvaccinated compared with 90.8% double vaccinated .
Multiple extremely concerning safety signals for the vaccines were known before Feb 2022 but were generally suppressed from the public   . For example, the MHRA did not release the information on multiple adverse reactions recorded between Jan and June 2021 in its redacted ‘not for publication report’  sent by the MHRA to the Pharmacovigilance Expert Advisory Group (PEAG) for advice. which was only released following an FOI request in 2023 . This report showed that among the 26,000 people who had registered for the MHRA Yellow Card Vaccine Monitor (YCVM) at the beginning of 2021, 53% reported at least one adverse reaction by 30 June 2021  (the MHRA have released no further update since then and appear to have abandoned the monitoring scheme shortly after this report).
Multiple deaths confirmed by coroners have resulted directly from the covid vaccinations        with those under the age of 40 disproportionately affected  . EMA and the European Parliament in April 2023 recognise 11,448 deaths following covid vaccination, and that there were 50,648 deaths attributed to the Covid vaccines in the Eudravigilance database . But coroner confirmed deaths are known to be just a tiny proportion of the true number. As of 28 July 2023 there were 35,726 deaths and 207,211 hospital visits reported in the VAERS system resulting from the covid vaccinations; the number of deaths reported for the covid vaccines in less than 2 years was almost four times the total number of deaths reported for all other vaccines combined in the 32 years of VAERS recording . Despite claims to the contrary, a forensic analysis of a large sample of VAERS death reports in 2021 showed that most reports were submitted by health service employees and in only 14% of the cases could vaccine reaction be ruled out as a contributing factor in their death ; a forensic analysis of a random sample of 57 death reports in the UK’s Yellow Card scheme pre-covid showed that 40 were true positives (77%) while none of the remaining 17 could be proved to be false positives . Moreover, it has always been widely accepted that less than 10% of all vaccine adverse reactions are reported to systems like VAERS . Taking these factors into account it was estimated that, based on the Yellow Card scheme up to 29 Sept 2022 there had already been almost 16,000 deaths in the UK directly caused by the covid vaccines .
Even using data from the ONS that we have shown to be highly biased and flawed in favour of vaccine safety and efficacy, it now certain that all-cause mortality in those under 50 is higher in those vaccinated than those unvaccinated meaning that, in the simplest and most objective way possible, the risks of the vaccine outweigh any benefits  . There have also been multiple studies showing (at an international level) increased all-cause mortality in the vaccinated .
There has been significant variability in the lethality of the vaccines by vaccine maker and batch number     including some so bad that UK recipients were banned from travelling to the EU with them . There have also been major problems with contamination especially affecting the AZ vaccines (which although manufactured in the USA were never approved for use by the FDA)  and confirmed deaths from contaminated Moderna batches . The AZ batch PV46664 that caused the rapid deterioration in my own wife's frontotemporal dementia is now known to have been the second most lethal batch with 6648 adverse reactions and 17 deaths reported to the Yellow card system ).
The standard procedure of ‘aspiration’ for intramuscular injections was generally stopped for the covid vaccines (although some countries like Denmark reverted to the practice after serious adverse reactions were caused by lack of aspiration)  and therefore it is likely that approximately 2% of vaccinations went straight into the blood, potentially explaining why a small proportion of vaccine recipients suffered far worse than most .
Masks were ineffective against covid    and even the largest study that claimed to show some efficacy was fundamentally flawed and misleading . There is no evidence that masks are effective for children ; rather, masks have been shown to be harmful to children and pregnant women  while  found “a profound number” of participants “reported adverse reactions to prolonged mask use during COVID-19.”
The covid case numbers were continually inflated due to mass PCR testing of asymptomatic people because the vast majority of asymptomatic people testing positive did not have the virus, i.e. the vast majority were false positives  .
None of the studies promoted to support vaccination of pregnant women is valid - they all suffer systemic biases and flaws which, if properly adjusted for, indicate the oppositive conclusion .
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