Obama Administration Pushing H1N1 Flu Shot
posted at 10:18 am on October 12, 2010 by Anita MonCrief
It’s that time of year again – Flu Season. This year Americans need to be aware of some key facts about the much-hyped flu vaccine that administration officials have already begun “advertising about.” The Obama administration has decided that every American should take the shot.
More doses of flu vaccine are available nationwide now than ever before.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has always suggested that anyone who wants to avoid the flu should get the shot, said Paul Biedrzycki, director of disease control and environmental health for the Milwaukee Health Department.
‘But the CDC in the past branded flu season as something for the elderly,’ he said.”
The article goes on to state that because of the H1N1 “pandemic” of 2009 that Federal officials believe that:
“The first influenza pandemic in 40 years officially has ended, but the 2009 H1N1 virus is still out there. This year’s vaccine – widely available now – provides protection from three flu strains, including the pandemic H1N1, an H3N2 virus and an influenza B virus.”
The controversial H1N1 vaccine has be included in regular flu shots? All Americans encouraged to get the shot? After talk of forced vaccinations and even a comment about reeducation LINK this seems ominous.
In Washington, DC there have been reports of health care workers not informing patients until after the vaccination that it contained H1N1. Some of those patients report numbness and other discomfort. Loyola University Health System and Washington Hospital Center in DC are among the employers who have made the vaccination a condition of employment.
“Loyola University Health System (LUHS) has adopted a policy to lessen the flu risk to its patients. For the second straight year, the health system is requiring all of its 7,825 employees to get flu shots. Last year, 99.3 percent of its employees were vaccinated against the seasonal flu, among the highest percentage of any medical center in the nation.
Loyola was among the first medical centers in the nation to make the regular seasonal flu shots mandatory as a condition of employment. Exceptions were made for religious or medical reasons.”
Despite the government’s push for universal vaccinations recent reports point to a possible immunity to the H1N1 virus.
“Swine flu no longer represents a major threat in the United States because so many people are immune to the virus that caused last season’s pandemic, health officials said.
Of the 310 million people in the United States, 59 percent are believed to be immune to pandemic H1N1 flu, the researchers said. About 62 million people were vaccinated against the virus, 61 million people were infected by it and another 60 million people 57 or older carry protective antibodies to similar viruses that circulated years ago.
‘It’s very unlikely that the virus will explode in the fall,’ said Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, or NIAID, an author of the analysis. ‘We now have evidence of that.’”
Why would the federal government advocate strongly for vaccinations when scientific research demonstrates a reduced threat level?
State and local health officials have already begun targeting children.
“The Arkansas Department of Health has begun offering seasonal flu shots to public school students statewide.
The program began Saturday with shots available at Carlisle Elementary School in central Arkansas.
The department will be going to schools across the state through Dec. 7 to offer the vaccinations to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Insurance companies will be asked to pay for those who have insurance — others will not be charged.
Seasonal flu shots are not required for children to attend school in Arkansas — but they are recommended.”
Thank goodness, they are not required – yet.
In the past, Americans trusted our government to govern and lead with our best interests at heart. In this current administration, we have seen a blatant disregard for the will of the people and witnessed outright lying from officials. All efforts should be made to educate people on the contents of this new vaccine and, it’s side effects and health officials should be ready to explain why its medically necessary when other doctors disagree.
Cross-posted from Emerging Corruption.
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