Originally posted by emsed1
reply to post by Historical-Mozart
Andrew Moulden is a profiteering, scaremongering, crap-selling quack.
Originally posted by coldsummer32
BTW, the flu pandemic in 1918 and 1919 wasn't cause by vaccines, nor was it constricted the the US. It killed more than 50 millon people WORLDWIDE. Holy crap!
Did leak from a laboratory cause swine flu pandemic?
Same strain of influenza was released by accident three decades ago
By Steve Connor, Science Editor
Tuesday, 30 June 2009
It has swept across the world killing at least 300 people and infecting thousands more. Yet the swine flu pandemic might not have happened had it not been for the accidental release of the same strain of influenza virus from a research laboratory in the late 1970s, according to a new study.
Scientists investigating the genetic make-up of flu viruses have concluded there is a high probability that the H1N1 strain of influenza A behind the current pandemic might never have been re-introduced into the human population were it not for an accidental leak from a laboratory working on the same strain in 1977.
"Careful study of the genetic origin of the  virus showed that it was closely related to a 1950 strain, but dissimilar to influenza 'A' (H1N1) strains from both 1947 and 1957. This finding suggested that the 1977 outbreak strain had been preserved since 1950. The re-emergence was probably an accidental release from a laboratory source," according to the study published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Shanta Zimmer and Donald Burke from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania said that influenza "A" (H1N1) disappeared completely from humans after a pandemic of another strain of flu in 1957. H1N1 was not detected in annual surveillance until an outbreak of H1N1 swine flu in January 1976 at a US Army base in Fort Dix, New Jersey.
This outbreak affected 230 military personnel, killing one person, but it was successfully contained and was almost certainly caused by the direct transmission of swine flu from pigs. Nevertheless, the global anxiety caused by the Fort Dix outbreak led to a surge in research into H1N1 around the world, with experiments on frozen samples of the virus stored in labs since the 1950s, Dr Zimmer said.
What Is the Spanish Flu?
The 1918 flu, or "Spanish flu," caused the highest number of known influenza deaths. More than 500,000 people died in the United States, and up to 50 million people may have died worldwide. Many people died within the first few days after infection with the Spanish flu, and others died of related complications. Nearly half of those who died were young, healthy adults.
The Impact of the Spanish Flu
An estimated one-third of the world's population (500 million people) were infected and had flu symptoms during the Spanish flu. The Spanish flu was exceptionally severe, and death rates were higher than with any other influenza pandemic. It is estimated that the total number of deaths from the Spanish flu ranged from 50 million to 100 million people.
What Caused It?
The specific virus that caused the Spanish flu was the influenza A (H1N1) virus, which appears to be an avian-like influenza virus derived from an unknown source.
Trying To Understand What Happened
By the early 1990s, 75 years of research had failed to answer a most basic question about the Spanish flu pandemic: "Why was it so fatal?" No virus from 1918 had been isolated, but all of its apparent descendants caused substantially milder forms of human disease. Examination of mortality data from the 1920s suggested that within a few years after the Spanish flu, influenza epidemics had settled down, with substantially lowered death rates.
(1977) Swine Flu Expose by Eleanora I. McBean, Ph.D., N.D.
CHAPTER 2: THE SPANISH INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC OF 1918 WAS CAUSED BY VACCINATIONS
As has been stated before, all medical and non-medical authorities on vaccination agree that vaccines are designed to cause a mild case of the diseases they are supposed to prevent. But they also know and admit that there is no way whatsoever to predict whether the case will be mild or severe - even deadly. With this much uncertainty in dealing with the very lives of people, it is very unscientific and extremely dangerous to use such a questionable procedure as vaccination.
Many vaccines also cause other diseases besides the one for which they are given. For instance, smallpox vaccine often causes syphilis, paralysis, leprosy, and cancer. (See the chapters on smallpox and plagues.) Polio shots, diphtheria toxin-antitoxin, typhoid vaccine, as well as measles, tetanus and all other shots often cause various other stages of disease such as post-vaccinal encephalitis (inflammation of the brain,) paralysis, spinal meningitis, blindness, cancer (sometimes within two years,) tuberculosis, (two to twenty years after the shot,) arthritis, kidney disease, heart disease (heart failure sometimes within minutes after the shot and sometimes several hours later.) Nerve damage and many other serious conditions also follow the injections.
These stories must be heard because human experimentation is still going on today. The reasons behind the experiments may be different, but the usual human guinea pigs are still the same -- members of minority groups, the poor and the disadvantaged. These are the lives that were put on the line in the name of "scientific" medicine.
Dr. William Beaumont, an army surgeon physician, pioneers gastric medicine with his study of a patient with a permanently open gunshot wound to the abdomen and writes a human medical experimentation code that asserts the importance of experimental treatments, but also lists requirements stipulating that human subjects must give voluntary, informed consent and be able to end the experiment when they want. Beaumont's Code lists verbal, rather than just written, consent as permissible (Berdon).
(1845 - 1849) J. Marion Sims, later hailed as the "father of gynecology," performs medical experiments on enslaved African women without anesthesia. These women would usually die of infection soon after surgery. Based on his belief that the movement of newborns' skull bones during protracted births causes trismus, he also uses a shoemaker's awl, a pointed tool shoemakers use to make holes in leather, to practice moving the skull bones of babies born to enslaved mothers (Brinker).
New York pediatrician Henry Heiman infects a 4-year-old boy whom he calls "an idiot with chronic epilepsy" with gonorrhea as part of a medical experiment ("Human Experimentation: Before the Nazi Era and After").
Dr. Arthur Wentworth turns 29 children at Boston's Children's Hospital into human guinea pigs when he performs spinal taps on them, just to test whether the procedure is harmful (Sharav).
U.S Army doctors working in the Philippines infect five Filipino prisoners with plague and withhold proper nutrition to create Beriberi in 29 prisoners; four test subjects die (Merritte, et al.; Cockburn and St. Clair, eds.).
Under commission from the U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Walter Reed goes to Cuba and uses 22 Spanish immigrant workers to prove that yellow fever is contracted through mosquito bites. Doing so, he introduces the practice of using healthy test subjects, and also the concept of a written contract to confirm informed consent of these subjects. While doing this study, Dr. Reed clearly tells the subjects that, though he will do everything he can to help them, they may die as a result of the experiment. He pays them $100 in gold for their participation, plus $100 extra if they contract yellow fever (Berdon, Sharav).
Through my extensive research and my work throughout the years, I have discovered that vaccinations are causing impaired blood flow (ischemia) to brain and body from clinically silent to death. These are strokes – across the board for all of us. I have reason to believe that all are being affected and all vaccinations ARE causing the overwhelming rise in autism, specific learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, sudden infant death, gulf war syndrome, dementia, seizure disorders, some cancers it would appear, and much much more.
I am a 38 year old male in fair health. I have a past medical history of high blood pressure controlled by medication, and until the last year a chronic neutropenia resulting in a suppressed immune system.
As of my last medical exam the only abnormality in my lab studies is a low platelet count, which is normal for me.
At 2012 Central Time (US) on October 9, 2009, at my local Emergency Medical Services System office, I received the LAIV Novel H1N1 vaccination via the intranasal route.
Before receiving the vaccine I was required to read the two page notice provided (and linked in this thread, I posted it last night).
Then I was asked to fill out a questionnaire that consisted of approximately a dozen questions regarding my general health, past medical history, allergies, etc.
I then was required to fill out a demographic sheet and consent, giving my permission to receive the vaccine, and to hold my employer harmless if I suffered adverse effects.
Then I was given the vaccine by a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of experience in Emergency Medicine. I have known this nurse for 14 years and trust her implicitly.
0.1 mL of vaccine solution was administered into each side of my nose from a syringe-type applicator that was sealed and taken from an FDA-approved cooler.
The amount of liquid was so small and the droplets in a mist configuration that I experienced no discomfort. For approximately half an hour I had a small amount of congestion and some drainage into the posterior pharynx.
The vaccine was odorless and tasteless.
I found it to be a much more pleasant experience than any flu shot I've had before, and orders of magnitude better than the vaccines they lined us up for and gave us in grade school.
I went home and slept for approximately three hourse before awakening at 0500 and dragging my tired butt back into work.