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Smallpox: Bringing a Dead Disease Back to Life by Tim O' Shea

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Misty L. Trepke on December 18, 2002 at 16:55:13:

I thought this was interesting...

Smallpox: Bringing a Dead Disease Back to Life

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By Tim O'Shea

License To Kill

How about England?

A compulsory "immunization" program was set up in England in 1853 using Jenner's methods. (McBean p.13) [8] Before that time, the highest number of deaths in a 2 year period in England from smallpox was about 2000. Results of this "immunization":

Year Deaths
1857-9 14,244
1863-5 20,059

In response, in 1867 Parliament enacted a stricter vaccination law, and 97% of the people were inoculated. Result:

Year Deaths
1868 44,840

Null, Part III, p23 [22]

Great vaccine, huh?

Alfred Russell Wallace offers abundant proof how vaccine statistics were manipulated in England during the 1800s - the who and the why of it. After a thorough presentation charting actual deaths throughout the UK and the Continent from smallpox and from the vaccine, Wallace concludes that smallpox vaccine

"...has actually increased susceptibility to the disease. ... the conclusion is in every case the same: that vaccination is a gigantic delusion; that it has never saved a single life; but that it has been the cause of so much disease, so many deaths, such a vast amount of utterly needless and altogether undeserved suffering, that it will be classed by the coming generation among the greatest errors of an ignorant and prejudiced age, and its penal enforcement the foulest blot on the generally beneficent course of legislation during our century."

- Alfred R. Wallace, Chapter VI 1898 [6]

Slow Learners

What most people don't know is that just after the US began vaccinating for smallpox (1902) England stopped. By 1907 England finally got the message: no more compulsory smallpox vaccination. Holland, same thing in 1928. Australia - 1925 (Anderson, p 10) [7]

How long did it take the US to figure it out? We finally stopped in 1971, the last holdout in the world.

The low ebb of the infectious diseases arrived in the 1970s. From 1950 to 1970, zero cases of smallpox were reported in the U.S. After several years passed, however, there are now a few cases of smallpox, but they only occur among the ranks of the vaccinated! (Scheibner) [23]

What's important to notice is that smallpox vaccination in the U.S. persisted another 30 years after the disease was at an incidence of practically zero. Again, the only source of death from smallpox in the U.S. for 30 years was from the vaccine itself. (Mendelsohn, p 232, World Book, 1994) [24, 25]

Even though smallpox vaccination became mandatory in the US after 1902, what is less commonly known is that by 1929, all states but nine no longer made it compulsory. Reason: too many deaths and complications. (H.B. Anderson, p 2) [7]

Today smallpox occurs nowhere in nature.

Dissenting Voices

Other physicians of the smallpox era were not that impressed with the vaccine. William Howard Hay MD, at an address he gave on 25 June 1937, remarked:

"...of all the insane things we have advocated in medicine - that is one of the most insane, to insist on the vaccination of children or anyone else for the prevention of smallpox, when as a matter of fact, we are not able to prove that vaccination saved one man from smallpox." [26]

Philippine Fiasco

After WWI, there was a lot of surplus smallpox vaccine that didn't get used. So we looked to another market we could control. When the U.S. mandated a mass smallpox vaccination program in the Philippines in 1917, some 25 million shots were given to those people. 163,000 Filipinos came down with the disease after the vaccination, and 75,339 Filipinos died from it, quadrupling the death rate prior to the inoculation program.

That's way more than the total number of Americans who died in the entire Vietnam war! American "immunization" of its Philippine territory caused several horrific epidemics there that didn't quite make the six o'clock news. (Anderson, p 69 W.H.Hay, also James, p 410) [7, 26, 27]

Fairy Tales Can Come True

To sum up, what Jenner did was to take an old superstition of Gloucester dairymaids and pander it into a fortune for himself and the English government by the most ridiculous "scientific" posturing.

The New Smallpox Market

Bringing the discussion to the present, post-9/11 politics has created marketing niches like the world has never seen.

In classic Edward L Bernays style, the illusion of a smallpox threat has been created - an $800 million illusion. [Appleby) [28] With no proof whatsoever, the scripted media daily barrages the unlettered public with likely scenarios of Muslim terrorists unleashing weaponized smallpox into metropolitan areas, supposedly resulting in epidemics of smallpox spreading like wildfire through an unvaccinated population, etc.

In an eerie replay of the social politics of 200 years ago, scientific fact is brushed aside and we are distracted from the lessons of our own history, as though these events never took place:

smallpox disappeared worldwide in 1977
the only deaths from smallpox since 1970 have been from the vaccine
smallpox vaccine killed thousands in England, France, Prussia, and the Philippines
the sham premise of Jenner is still widely held
smallpox vaccine historically has killed the most people of any vaccine ever invented
the vaccine is for a completely different disease - a disease of cows
the vaccine does not confer immunity to smallpox
the reason that our country and every other country in the world stopped vaccinating was that the vaccine not only did not work, but was causing the disease and other pathological and fatal side effects
no biological viral or bacterial agent has ever been deployed as a weapon, either by a country of by an individual
A few other small details that should not be missed: there is no proof that any 'terrorists' have weaponized smallpox or are preparing to use it anywhere in the world at this time. It's all conjecture.

Despite all this, the FDA, CDC, Office of Home Security, plus many of the brave new 'defensive' offices that have recently emerged at the trough, decided that a few companies should start producing enough vaccine to give all 280 million Americans 'protection.' [29] The companies include: Aventis in France, Acambis in England, and Wyeth in the US. The working sales slogan was that we only had 15 million doses and we need another 255.

So the circus is on. The companies are pretending to be racing against the clock, and it makes great press because the story provides both criteria for a successful media issue: fear and uncertainty.

The No-Solution Solution

Awash in media overload with respect to the new smallpox vaccine as the solution to the vague, ill-defined, unfounded bioterrorist "threat," we should try to remember a few facts based in physical reality:

the entire program is predicated upon a premise that is scientifically unproven: namely that one dose of the new vaccine would confer lasting immunity... to anything.
many would die or suffer permanent injury from this 'protective' measure
illustrative of the mentality of our decision makers is a comment in a 25 Apr 02 New England Journal of Medicine editorial, [3] whereby the author tries to comfort us by surmising that mass smallpox vaccination today would "only" kill 180 people, which is the same number who die on our highways every day and a half, he trivializes. (Bicknell)
Such a ludicrous statement in our best medical journal makes the colossal assumption that those who did not die would be immune by virtue of the vaccination, a fact that cannot be proven. Perhaps this is why even such an irresponsible author as this recommends voluntary smallpox vaccinations to be available to anyone who wants them - a magnanimous offer indeed. This same genius later upped his death estimate when he was quoted in the 23 Sept 02 New York Times, citing 500 deaths that would result from mass smallpox vaccination. [32]

the original vaccine claimed to confer immunity to the natural disease. Bioterrorist smallpox would be an entirely different strain, being weaponized. So there could be no testing that could prove effectiveness or the wisdom of mass injecting this most dangerous vaccine
Acambis is in England. Aventis is in France. Yet England and France are not gearing up for mass smallpox vaccination. Why not? Because the only market in the world is here in the US. Because the threat is a perceived threat, created by US media.
with the ridiculous story on 27 Mar 02 (Washington Post [30]) that suddenly Aventis had "discovered" 70 to 90 million 'forgotten' doses of smallpox vaccine in one of their freezers, a few questions come to mind: Is it 70 or is it 90? 20 million doses is a lot to overlook.
And isn't it odd that the company who has been given a $400 million contract that they couldn't possible meet in the one year time frame suddenly discovers these lost doses in one of its own freezers? And with no clinical trials whatsoever glibly postulates that the doses can be 'diluted' down five or ten times, which coincidentally takes the pressure off production deadlines? The mind boggles at this serendipitous synchronicity.

And why doesn't this French company want the valuable vaccine for the French? How altruistic of them to sacrifice their own national safety, and put their old buds the Americans first. This virgin looks somewhat pregnant, n'est-ce pas?

Most Americans Can't Receive Smallpox Vaccine

A major blow to the best laid plans of the New Vaccinators came on 10 Sept 02 with the Reuters article [1] about the CDC announcing how the new smallpox vaccine is not to be recommended for:

HIV people - anyone on immunosuppressive drugs - anyone with eczema
The CDC quoted a new study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, describing reactions that include blindness, scarring, and death. [31] So the vaccine is therefore contraindicated in all these cases, according to the CDC.

Eczema patients alone comprise half the US population. AIDS patients and those on immunosuppressive drugs add another significant proportion to the group of those who shouldn't be vaccinated.

In addition, the omniscient media seem to have forgotten that most Americans over 31 years of age have already been vaccinated for smallpox, since the vaccine was only halted in 1971 in the US. Remember? So if the vaccine is supposed to work, then obviously these people will not need a new shot, right?

Then who does that leave? Ten percent of the population would be a reasonable estimate.

It's not much of a stretch to see how the threat of smallpox is a marketing tool, right out of classic Bernays Public Relations 101, that is being used to justify paying vaccine manufacturers $800 million for a vaccine that is unproven, untested, and contraindicated for 90% of the population.

Why then are our new masters shrieking about the 280 million doses we need to protect the American people from this imminent bioterrorist threat?

Could it just be the money?

Smallpox: Bringing a Dead Disease Back to Life by Tim O' Shea Archive

Posted by Walt Stoll on December 19, 2002 at 11:35:06:

In Reply to: Smallpox: Bringing a Dead Disease Back to Life by Tim O' Shea posted by Misty L. Trepke on December 18, 2002 at 16:55:13:

Thanks, Misty.

Food for thought!



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