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Vaccine for swine flu may be unsafe warns WHO
Plans to fast-track the swine flu vaccine in Britain came under fire from World Health Organisation chiefs
The Department of Health plans to make the vaccine available at least two months earlier than in America.
More than 132million doses have been ordered with the first batch due to arrive next month.
However, Dr Keiji Fukuda, the WHO's flu chief, today warned about the potential dangers of the untested vaccine: "There are certain areas where you simply do not try to make any economies. One of the things which cannot be compromised is the safety of vaccines."
Globe and Mail: What do we know about the vaccines' safety? Not enough
Scientists find new strain of HIV
Kansas telling Citizens. Be Prepared - Quarantine & Isolation
U.S. Government puts states on notice, swine flu vaccination mandate on the horizon
Despite the fact that swine flu has killed far fewer people globally than the common flu virus since it was first discovered in April, media scare stories about H1N1 “epidemics” are becoming more and more frequent. Friday July 10, 2009 Reuters reports that the World Health Organization (WHO) will “issue guidance about the need for a H1N1 influenza jab” during a press conference later that day Monday July 13, 2009. Meanwhile, the U.S. government has put states on notice that swine flu vaccinations will begin in October. The editor of the popular blog “Pissed Off Former Democrat” phoned the legal council at the Arkansas State Health Department to seek advice about obtaining waiver forms for a future mass swine flu vaccination program. Only to be told that mandatory vaccines were constitutional and could be enforced at gunpoint by the government if necessary. The last time the government ordered a mass vaccination drive in response to a swine flu outbreak, the program had to be stopped short after the shots caused over 500 cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a severe paralyzing nerve disease. 30 people died as a direct result of the vaccinations. As with every flu virus, the particular strain of swine flu currently circulating the globe will inevitably mutate and change, and indeed there is evidence to suggest that this is already taking place – so how on earth could vaccines be a fix all cure unless multiple vaccines produced on an annual basis were distributed? These are the people we are supposed to “trust” and “forgive” according to Time Magazine and Markel when the federal government breaks down our door, guns drawn and dripping needle in hand. Americans would indeed have to be very trustworthy and ultimately forgiving in taking a vaccine by government decree manufactured by a company that has been caught red-handed contaminating their vaccines with far deadlier viruses than swine flu. In an article entitled How to Deal with Swine Flu: Heeding the Mistakes of 1976, the piece discusses how dozens died and hundreds were injured from vaccines as a result of the 1976 swine flu fiasco, when the Ford administration attempted to use the infection of soldiers at Fort Dix as a pretext for a mass vaccination of the entire country. Question is, what will happen to the millions of people around the world who will reject the notion that the government can order someone to stick a needle in your arm by force?
A U.S. based pharmaceutical company Baxter International was involved in a scandal involving vaccines tainted with deadly avian flu virus. It was only by providence that the batch was first tested on ferrets in the Czech Republic, before being shipped out for injection into humans. The ferrets all died and the shocking discovery was made. Czech newspapers immediately questioned whether the events were part of a conspiracy to deliberately provoke a pandemic, following up on accusations already made by health officials in other countries. The Czech company Bio-test near from Prague got from Austria a testing batch of the new flu vaccine for 2009 from the American company Baxter. In February they have found that the vaccine was contaminated by the H5N1 - Avian flu virus, which is on the list of the possible biological weapons and is one of the most dangerous biological agents on the Earth - with more than 60% death rate. All the testing animals in Bio-test were subsequently destroyed and all the workers in the company were put in quarantine. Luckily nobody contracted the disease. Subsequently the same problem of the Baxter vaccines contamination with H5N1 was found in the laboratories in Slovenia, Austria and Germany, which confirms that the source of the contagion was in fact the Baxter vaccine, which could be very probable, because Baxter is one of the companies, which are developing the vaccines against H5N1. Some Czech newspapers speculated at the time that Baxter was embroiled in a conspiracy to provoke a pandemic from which it would reap billions in profits from producing the vaccine to counter a bird flu outbreak. The fact that Baxter mixed the deadly H5N1 virus with a mix of H3N2 seasonal flu viruses is the smoking gun. The H5N1 virus on its own has killed hundreds of people, but it is less airborne and more restricted in the ease with which it can spread. However, when combined with seasonal flu viruses, which as everyone knows are super-airborne and easily spread, the effect is a potent, super-airborne, super deadly. WHO officials are reportedly still closely monitoring the investigation into Baxter's contaminated flu vaccines, seemingly they are not too concerned. Perhaps we should be. More from the Czech newspaper
Alarming 60 min. interview regarding past problems with the rush to make swine flu vaccinations, Finds its way into our present future.
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Rand Paul Moves Forward
Rand Paul, Bowling Green Eye Surgeon and son of former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, today announces he is officially in the race for the US Senate representing Kentucky. Dr. Paul will now transition his exploratory committee to a full election committee.
Dr. Paul has been respectful of incumbent Senator Bunning's courage in opposing the bank bailout. Dr. Paul waited for Senator Bunning's difficult decision not to run for re-election before entering the race.
"I think the main thing that motivates me to run for office is the debt fueled by Washington's out of control spending. I think we're drowning in a sea of debt, as a country. The deficit this year will be 13% of the GNP. This is a historic high. The danger is going to be inflation within a year or two, and prices may rise rapidly."
Dr. Paul's commitment to fiscal responsibility is nothing new. For the past fifteen years, Dr. Paul has been the chairman of the Kentucky Taxpayers United, a group that monitors and rates the State Legislature on spending issues.
Rand Paul's entry into this race will nationalize the Kentucky US Senate campaign. This can be witnessed by his television and radio appearances scheduled in New York City on August 6th and 7th -- finally giving hope of representation to liberty-minded and fiscally conservative Kentuckians.
Rand Paul's official campaign website is www.randpaul2010.com.
Rand Paul for US Senate Exploratory Committee
The center is one of 15 other locations nationwide testing the vaccine.
Community research needs healthy adults, age 18 and older for the study. In a release, Dr. Antoinette Pragalos, the Primary Investigator of the study says, "This is a very large study and will be enrolling simultaneously around the country. It will be important that people who may not have considered clinical research in the past find out more about his study to decide if participation is right for them."
This study is being sponsored by a drug company making the vaccine.
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- By Bruce Japsen |Tribune staff reporter
- 4:56 PM CDT, August 5, 2009
Baxter International Inc. on Wednesday said it has completed production of the first batches of its swine flu vaccine and will begin enrolling people in clinical trials for testing the product later this month.
The Deerfield-based medical-products giant would not say how many dosages it has produced so far. Last month, Chief Executive Bob Parkinson said the company's plant in the Czech Republic was running at capacity as it fills orders for 80 million dosages of the vaccine to combat the H1N1 swine flu virus.
Baxter vaccine orders for five countries do not include the U.S., which last month announced it was working with other manufacturers that are developing seasonal flu products and have more production capacity. Later this month, Baxter said, it will begin the clinical trial process of its swine flu vaccine that will involve testing 1,000 people.
"In all countries, decisions to administer the vaccine will be determined by local public health authorities," Baxter said in a statement.
Baxter has a newer, cell-based manufacturing technology that does not require processing vaccines with chicken eggs, which can cut production times by several weeks. Because the technology is so new, Baxter has not been approved to sell a seasonal vaccine in the U.S. and instead has generated sales from countries looking to stockpile vaccines to combat pandemic threats.
Baxter: First dosages of swine flu vaccine produced
Obama Admin Seeks Tighter, Secret, Unknown, Unconstitutional Quarantine Power
Cincinnati Lab Needs Human Guinea Pigs for H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine trials
HHS acquiring 100 surge staff to support 20 quarantine stations
Straight from the CDC. Pg 19, you will love. Also discussing contingency plans for 19 Port Entries. Deadline Aug 1st 2009.
FEMA Announces Plans To 'Relocate' Our Children During Pandemic
Homeland Secretary Napolitano predicts severe flu epidemic for fall
Pandemic Vaccine Options - WHO
Fauxnews is spreading more myth than fact. http://bit.ly/1xZLj
The baxter shot can kill you why do they not say?
Direct from FEMA's website, verbatim - http://www.fema.gov/news/...
"Release Date: August 4, 2009
Release Number: HQ-09-094
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- While testifying before the Senate Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery today, the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate announced the creation of a "Children's Working Group."
The working group will allow FEMA and its partners to explore and implement planning and response strategies specific to children throughout the agency and ensure that during a disaster the unique needs of children are not only considered, but fully integrated into how FEMA administers this support to states and the public.
"It is time for special needs populations, whether children or any other segment of our communities who have traditionally been underserved, to be more fully and consistently integrated into preparedness and planning efforts at every level of government," Administer Fugate said. "Children are a part of every community. We must understand and address their needs from the outset, recognizing that they are not simply small adults. That means not putting the considerations specific to children in a separate box, but incorporating them into our planning on the front end."
The Children's Working Group will be composed of FEMA employees across multiple directorates and offices to ensure coordination and action, and will report directly to the Office of the Administrator. The working group will be chaired by Tracy Wareing, counselor to Secretary Napolitano for FEMA.
Areas of focus of the Children's Working Group will include:
* Child-specific guidance as to evacuation, sheltering, and relocation;
* Tracking and reunification of families;
* Coordinated case management supports;
* Enhanced preparedness for child care centers and schools as well as for children in child welfare and juvenile justice systems;
* Enhanced national planning, including incorporation of children into national planning scenarios and exercises;
* Incorporation of children's needs into grant guidance;
* Improved recovery coordination across the federal family and with state and local partners in support of children's education, health and housing;
* Consideration as to how the federal family can help ensure child care centers are able rebuild and restore services more quickly following a disaster, and;
* Increased public awareness efforts to educate families and protect children during disasters.
FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
The Agence-France Press examines the debate over how much developed countries are spending to fight the H1N1 virus. There is concern that as developed countries store away antivirals, face masks and vaccines to protect against the H1N1 (swine) flu virus, poor countries are being left empty handed. "Some critics say the spending is so imbalanced that it amounts to health apartheid, protecting rich countries against H1N1 but leaving poor nations to fend for themselves," the news service writes, adding, "Others argue gargantuan sums are being spent on a disease that is no more lethal than seasonal flu, which is grotesquely disproportionate when thousands die each day of less media-friendly diseases."
Compared to the "11,500 people [who] are killed from the long-running, entrenched pandemics of AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis" each day, "[s]wine flu has killed 816 people since the disease was notified in April, according to a WHO toll issued on July 27," according to AFP. Though "[v]accines and antiviral drugs are being allocated for poor countries under strategies espoused by the U.N., through gifts by countries at the bilateral level and as donations by pharmaceutical giants … U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and WHO chief Margaret Chan say there is a worrying shortfall."
The article features comments from several global health experts, including Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria executive Director Michel Kazatchkine (Martinache, 8/2).
MedImmune To Exceed H1N1 Vaccine Production
The drugmaker MedImmune - one of five companies with a contract to sell an H1N1 vaccine to the U.S. government - says it will be able to produce "200 million doses by next March, about five times what it had expected," the New York Times reports (Pollack, 7/30). The Washington Post reports, "One effect of the faster-than-expected production … is a lack of enough sprayers used to deliver the vaccine," the newspaper writes. "The company is in talks with the Food and Drug Administration on approval for the vaccine to be delivered using a nasal dropper instead, [Bernardus N.M.] Machielse, [MedImmune's executive vice president for operations] said" (Rupar, 8/1).
MedImmune's chief executive David Brennan said Thursday that the company "is applying for approval in other countries and is talking to the WHO about supplying some pandemic vaccine to poorer countries," according to the New York Times (7/30).
End Of Flu Season In Southern Hemisphere Improves Ability To Track H1N1, WHO Says
Because the symptoms of the H1N1 and seasonal flu are similar, the WHO "says the coming end of the regular flu season in the southern hemisphere will help it better track the spread of swine flu there," the Associated Press/Canadian Press writes. When the seasonal flu tapers off, "officials will be able to assume that all flu cases are swine flu, or H1N1, as is the case in the northern hemisphere," according to the news services (8/1).
This information was reprinted from globalhealth.kff.org with kind permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report, search the archives and sign up for email delivery at globalhealth.kff.org.
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GlaxoSmithKlein is on course for a windfall of more than $3bn (£1.8bn) from the rush for its H1N1 swine flu vaccine after nine more governments placed orders with the group.
The UK-based drug manufacturer, one of the first in the field with a vaccine, now has orders for more than 290m doses from a growing list of governments anxious to avoid being without supplies if the outbreak reaches critical levels with the onset of the "flu season" in the autumn.
An additional 96m doses of the vaccine will be supplied by Glaxo under the terms of the new contracts, in addition to the 195m shots already in the order book. "Discussions continue with governments for further supplies of the vaccine," Glaxo said after announcing the latest batch of orders.
Total orders for the vaccine are now estimated to be worth $1.5bn but analysts anticipate the order book could top the $3bn mark on the basis of the current flow of orders. The US government has contracts with Glaxo that could be worth an additional $250m.
The first supplies will be delivered next month in a programme that has made special provision for countries in the developing world. Glaxo has earmarked 20pc of the vaccine output from its Canadian manufacturing unit to poorer countries.
Other drug-makers are pushing ahead with production of their own vaccines and clinical trials. Novartis has started trials and Sanofi-Aventis, the biggest producer of flu medicines, expects to follow within days. Glaxo should follow later on in the month.
All the companies have been attempting to earmark extra capacity to cope with demand. Most have been handicapped by low yields when producing the vaccine and struggled to produce about 30pc of the usual yield of seasonal flu strains but are now reporting a better performance. telegraph.co.uk
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First Nations chiefs in Manitoba called on the provincial and federal governments to declare a state of emergency on Wednesday because of the spread of swine flu on reserves and the lag time in responding to it.
First Nations chiefs in Manitoba called on the provincial and federal governments to declare a state of emergency on Wednesday because of the spread o
OTTAWA -- First Nations chiefs in Manitoba called on the provincial and federal governments to declare a state of emergency on Wednesday because of the spread of swine flu on reserves and the lag time in responding to it.
“With the H1N1 virus spreading rapidly through the communities and supplies taking nearly a month to be delivered, the First Nations people are at too much risk for this situation to continue any longer,” Ron Evans, the Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, said in a statement. “We’ve had enough.”
The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs issued the plea for more help after meeting in Winnipeg and said there is a “rising sense of worry” about the looming fall flu season.
The request for a state of emergency comes on the heels of controversial testimony that was heard on Tuesday at a Senate committee in Ottawa that was studying the spread of the human swine flu virus, also called H1N1, among Aboriginal Canadians.
Hundreds of people began showing flu-like symptoms in May in St. Theresa Point, where the first confirmed case of swine flu on a reserve was detected in June and it soon spread to neighbouring Garden Hill First Nation. Both are remote fly-in communities about 600 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. A disproportionate number of Aboriginal Peoples make up the severe number of cases among Manitobans and the cramped living conditions, lack of running water in some cases, and high incidence of chronic illness are thought to be factors in the spread of disease on reserves.
Anne-Marie Robinson, assistant deputy minister of Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, told the committee that discussions took place between chiefs and public health officials about sending alcohol-based products into communities with addiction problems because there have been “rare” cases where it has been problematic. Some commonly used hand sanitizer products can contain upward of 60 per cent alcohol. Ms. Robinson would not disclose which reserves had been involved in the discussions and never linked the talks with the “difficulty” she acknowledged was experienced in getting hand sanitizer to some of the chiefs who had asked for it.
“It is partially racism and partly ignorance,” Grand Chief Sydney Garrioch, the representative for Manitoba’s northern reserves, said Wednesday. “I want to make sure that an apology comes forward from the minister of health on behalf of her department as well as the bureaucrats.”
Garden Hill Chief David Harper is also looking for an apology and explanation.
Because more than half of the homes in the community of 4,000 do not have running water and people cannot wash their hands frequently with soap and water as a preventive measure, hand sanitizer was in high demand.
Chief Harper said he waited for more than two weeks for hand sanitizer and other supplies to arrive, by which point he already had purchased $15,000 worth of merchandise.
“Nobody said anything about why there was a hold back,” said Chief Harper. Although he was one of the chiefs who had asked for hand sanitizer, concerns were never raised with him about their alcohol content by federal officials.
“They could have called us, they could have let us know they had a concern on this,” said Chief Harper. “But what I think personally is, they weren’t even ready. I know for a fact they weren’t ready because nothing kicked in right away.”
Chief Harper said he has heard before of people ingesting hand sanitizer to get intoxicated and that his own band council talked about the alcohol-based products because Garden Hill is a dry reserve where alcohol isn’t allowed. He said they quickly identified alternative products and there’s no excuse for the delay in getting supplies to Garden Hill when so many people were getting sick.
A shipment of 2,500 bottles of sanitizer did arrive in GardenHill last week from the federal government -- they were alcohol-based. Some has been distributed to families and some of the stock is being kept at the school and a police station.
According to Health Canada, once the decision to send hand sanitizer to northern Manitoba reserves was made, it was received in a timely manner. In an e-mail response to a request for an interview, the department said the decision was made in concert with provincial health authorities and First Nations leadership.
“Given the logistical challenges inherent to identifying sufficient sources of supply for hand sanitizer, as well as making arrangements for these shipments to be delivered to remote communities, Health Canada ensured delivery in timely manner,” the response stated.
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