The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold an “emergency meeting” of advisers to talk about the higher-than-expected numbers of young men who’ve experienced heart inflammation after taking doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines against coronavirus. Shh!
That is, after taking doses of the entirely experimental, never-before-approved-for-use-in-any-disease mRNA vaccines against coronavirus.
Remember, these vaccines are labeled “emergency use authorization” for a reason. And that reason is the side effects, both short-term and long-term, and most definitely longest-haul-term, are completely unknown.
That means those who take the vaccine are taking one for the government. They’re taking a chance that the government is giving them chemicals that help, not harm. They’re trusting that when the bureaucrats in the government say they’re here to help, that they’re honestly, truly, irrefutably and undeniably, cross-their-fingers-hope-to-die here to help.
Blood clots? What blood clots?
“The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine and Blood Clots: What You Need to Know,” Yale Medicine wrote in April, around the time Johnson & Johnson had to take a “pause,” as it was oh-so-kindly called, in its delivery of its one-shot COVID vaccine because of health problems that came on the heels of its injection. What health problems?
“[The pause came] after six women who received it developed rare blood clots — and one woman died,” Yale Medicine explained.
Oh. Those health problems. Those blood clots.
And just so we’re clear: J&J got its vaccine production OK back from the government.
“[On] April 23, the Food and Drug Administration ended its recommended pause on the vaccine and will add a warning label about an uncommon, but potentially serious, blood clotting disorder,” Yale Medicine wrote.
That’s called CYA. Cover Your — you know. Just in case any more people die after the Johnson & Johnson shot, the FDA can say, hey, we warned ya!
Now comes this: “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced … it will convene an ‘emergency meeting’ of its advisers on June 18th to discuss rare but higher-than-expected reports of heart inflammation following doses of the mRNA-based Pfizer and Modern COVID-19 vaccines. So far, the CDC has identified 226 reports that might meet the agency’s ‘working case definition’ of myocarditis and pericarditis following the shots, the agency disclosed. … The vast majority have recovered, but 41 had ongoing symptoms, 15 are still hospitalized and 3 are in the intensive care unit,” CBS reported.
Emergency use authorizations are grand. Aren’t they? They mean zero accountability for government. But at least the CDC’s gonna hold a meeting to discuss. There is that.
Fox reported that the agency’s actually received 275 reports of heart inflammation possibly tied to the vaccines.
Of course, these are teeny numbers of cases when compared to the 130 million or so in America who’ve already been shot up with Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
But the tragedy with this potential side effect is that the 275 reports of heart inflammation Fox wrote that the CDC’s received since May 31 have all come from patients between the ages of 16 and 24. Specifically, from young males between the ages of 16 and 24.
The very ages who don’t get harmed by the coronavirus in the first place.
We should thank them for taking one for the team — especially the three who are still in critical condition in the hospital. After all, without so many courageous Americans taking the vaccine the government’s promised, pledged and promised again is safe, effective and yes, safe, safe, safe — how indeed would we ever learn that it’s potentially not as safe as promised? Perhaps the Joe Biden administration can create some sort of medal for these brave souls, as a way of recognizing their service-to-country during times of declared emergencies.
They may not be soldiers in war. But human guinea pigs deserve medals, too.
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