#CDCWhistleblower – Alex Jones Interviews Jon Rappoport About Total Media Blackout

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WHDT Boston News Report on CDC Vaccine-Autism Fraud – #CDCWhistleblower

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Published on Aug 28, 2014

Well we’ve been waiting for it and it has finally happened. CDC Whistleblower Doctor William Thompson, has now issued a public statement affirming the massive fraud at the CDC. He issued the statement through the law offices of Morgan Verkamp who, in 2012, were named “Whistleblower Lawyers of the Year.”

Dr. Thompson broke his decade long silence, with his charges against the federal agency, when he reached out to Dr. Brian Hooker to assist him in taking a second look at the MMR / Autism link data buried by the CDC.

Thompson’s statement reads, “I regret that my coauthors and I omitted statistically significant information in our 2004 article published in the journal Pediatrics. The omitted data suggested that African American males who received the MMR vaccine before age 36 months were at increased risk for autism. Decisions were made regarding which findings to report after the data were collected, and I believe that the final study protocol was not followed.”

This is a historically significant moment for families with Vaccine Damaged children. The magnitude of this admission and its legal implications could see the CDC and Federal Government held liable for Billions of dollars in damages to those affected families.

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#CDCWhistleblower – Dr. Brian Hooker’s Presentation at AutismOne/Thriiive Event 29 Aug 2014

“Statement of William W. Thompson, Ph.D., Regarding the 2004 Article Examining the Possibility of a Relationship Between MMR Vaccine and Autism” August 27, 2014 Press Release

This news release is from the website of Morgan Verkamp, LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio, http://www.morganverkamp.com

Dr. Thompson is represented by attorney Frederick M. Morgan, Jr.


My name is William Thompson.  I am a Senior Scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where I have worked since 1998.

I regret that my coauthors and I omitted statistically significant information  in our 2004 article published in the journal Pediatrics. The omitted data suggested that African American males who received the MMR vaccine before age 36 months were at increased  risk for autism. Decisions were made regarding which findings to report after the data were collected, and I believe that the final study protocol was not followed.

I want to be absolutely clear that I believe vaccines have saved and continue  to save countless lives.  I would never suggest that any parent avoid vaccinating children of any race. Vaccines prevent serious diseases, and the risks associated  with their administration are vastly outweighed  by their individual and societal benefits.

My concern has been the decision to omit relevant findings in a particular study for a particular sub­ group for a particular  vaccine. There have always been recognized risks for vaccination and I believe it is the responsibility of the CDC to properly  convey the risks associated  with receipt of those vaccines.

I have had many discussions  with Dr. Brian Hooker over the last 10 months regarding studies  the CDC has carried out regarding vaccines and neurodevelopmental outcomes including autism spectrum disorders. I share his beliefthat CDC decision-making and analyses should be transparent. I was not, however, aware that he was recording any of our conversations, nor was I given any choice regarding whether  my name would be made public or my voice would be put on the Internet.

I am grateful for the many supportive e-mails that I have received over the last several days.

I will not be answering  further questions at this time.  I am providing information  to Congressman William Posey, and of course will continue to cooperate with Congress.  I have also offered to assist with reanalysis of the study data or development of further  studies.  For the time being, however, I am focused on my job and my family.

Reasonable scientists  can and do differ in their interpretation of information. I will do everything I can to assist any unbiased and objective scientists inside or outside the CDC to analyze data collected by the CDC or other public organizations for the purpose  of understanding whether  vaccines are associated with an increased  risk of autism.  There are still more questions than answers, and I appreciate that so many families are looking for answers  from the scientific community.

My colleagues and supervisors at the CDC have been entirely professional since this matter  became public. In fact, I received a performance-based award after this story came out.  I have experienced  no pressure  or retaliation and certainly was not escorted  from the building, as some have stated.

Dr. Thompson is represented by Frederick M. Morgan,Jr.,  Morgan Verkamp, LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio, www.morganverkamp.com.

#CDCWhistleblower – Help CNN Spread The News Even Though They Don’t Want To – Good Job Eben Plettner of Seminole Florida – CNN’s Unofficial News Reporter

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Congratulations to Eben Plettner Research Engineer of Seminole, Florida.  Eben took the initiative and used CNN’s news website to get the news out with way over half a million Americans reading his own news report about the

Even though CNN won’t report the news – CNN – the news organisation that refuses to report news.

Its a great report.  Go read it.  Tweet and FB it: Fraud at the CDC uncovered, 340% risk of autism hidden from public  Posted August 24, 2014

Eben Plettner is cool.  

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Donald Trump On Breaking News of CDC Fraudulent Denials That Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism

Click here to see one of Donald Trump’s two tweets on this 5 hours ago:


And click here for the other one:

Why The US Centers for Disease Control Cannot Be Trusted With Ebola – Another Hyped Pandemic?

From AL Whitney Franklin County Ohio:

See below a YouTube interview with Investigative reporter, Jon Rappoport: “There is no reason to trust anything the CDC has ever said.”

Al warns of a massive money making ebola vaccine program with stories like this:

Southern California Hospitals Prep for Ebola. CDC Issues Guidance for all US EMS Personnel. Over 100,000 Cases Expected in Next Few Months  InvestmentWatch September 1st, 2014

All when the CDC cannot be believed about anything and more so now than ever before. 

In Europe hundreds of children developed narcolepsy from the swine flu vaccine with the WHO’s last fake pandemic [with bird flu and SARS before that]. 

And in the prior fake swine flu pandemic in the USA in 1976 large numbers of adults were seriously injured by the vaccine developing Guillain–Barré syndrome and many deaths.

Al recommends a site to follow the ebola story is EbolaGate on Alfred Lambremont Webre’s web site. Webre exposes the people and agendas that mainstream media will never reveal. You cannot afford to be in the dark when it comes to the potential nightmare that an ebola false flag pandemic could create.

Al suggests to defend yourself and your family from another fabricated “pandemic”:

  • warn family and friends widely about the CDC and the WHO – sending out Rappoport’s interview and sharing the EbolaGate web site might help

CDC whistleblower / MMR vaccine fraud – Interview with Jon Rappoport from NoMoreFakeNews.com

CDC Scientist Apology to Andrew Wakefield About MMR Causing Autism – Journalist Celia Farber Interviewed On Breaking This Story – Robert Scott Bell Radio Show

Here you can listen below on YouTube to the interview with Celia Farber, journalist, author, and editor based in New York City. 

Celia Farber who yesterday broke the news of CDC senior scientist and researcher Dr William Thompson apologising to Dr Andrew Wakefield for the harm caused to Dr Wakefield over the CDC denials that MMR vaccine causes autism when the CDC knew it did: BREAKING NEWS: CDC WHISTLEBLOWER TEXT MESSAGES TO ANDY WAKEFIELD: STUDY WOULD HAVE “SUPPORTED HIS SCIENTIFIC OPINION” September 2, 2014 by

Robert Scott Bell’s cover note for the interview:

Did you ever think that you would see that day that a researcher at the CDC would apologize to Dr. Andrew Wakefield? Celia Farber joins us from The Truth Barrier to discuss this astonishing turn of events as we reveal correspondence by text between #CDCwhistleblower William Thompson and Dr. Wakefield! What messages? “I apologize again for the price you paid for my dishonesty…” and “I do believe your husbands career was unjustly damaged and this study would have supported his scientific opinion. Hopefully I can help repair it.” How will the media spin such direct messages acknowledging wrongdoing within the CDC?”

Deep In CDC War Bunker CDC’s Führer Orders Final Solution – Overwhelmingly Superior CDC Stormtroops Obliterate Dr Brian Hooker’s Paper

Here below CHS readers can see dramatic video footage from a secret location deep in the CDC war bunker hidden in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.  Der infallible glorious CDC Führer commands the CDC’s courageous troops in a classic blitzkrieg manoeuvre demonstrating Aryan CDC supremacy over the weak and pathetic parents of autistic children. 

Herr Doktor Goebbels at der Pediatrics journal led the onslaught in der Final Solution – und oversaw der propaganda victory: obliteration of Herr Doktor Brian Hooker’s paper.

Herr Doktor Goebbels quoted from der Pediatrics journal said:

The disgraceful shameless lies in Hooker’s fabrications have been overwhelmed by superior CDC forces which prevail against the false claims of Hooker to proving CDC war crimes over two decades against American children.  Only we, faithful loyal followers of der infallible glorious CDC Führer have the true version published in Pediatrics and which will endure with the Reich for a thousand years.

Here  direct from der CDC is der CDC’s war mission:

 …… CDC fights … and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

CDC increases the … security of our nation. …. CDC saves lives and protects people ….. To accomplish our mission, CDC …. protects our nation against expensive and dangerous … threats, and responds when these arise.

Und hier ve can see der video of our glorious imperial CDC Führer commanding our victorious troops:

Senior US Centers for Disease Control Scientist Confirms Andrew Wakefield Was Right About MMR Causing Autism

Celia Farber on The Truth Barrier has just published details of text messages from US Centers for Disease Control senior scientist Dr William Thompson for Dr Andrew Wakefield and to his wife in which Dr Thompson confirms Andrew Wakefield was right about MMR vaccine causing autistic conditions: BREAKING NEWS: CDC WHISTLEBLOWER TEXT MESSAGES TO ANDY WAKEFIELD: STUDY WOULD HAVE “SUPPORTED HIS SCIENTIFIC OPINION” September 2, 2014 By

In a message to Dr Andrew Wakefield’s wife Dr Thompson wrote:

I do believe your husbands career was unjustly damaged and this study would have supported his scientific opinion. Hopefully I can help repair it.”

To see the original messages in photographs from the phones of Dr Wakefield and his wife go to: BREAKING NEWS: CDC WHISTLEBLOWER TEXT MESSAGES TO ANDY WAKEFIELD: STUDY WOULD HAVE “SUPPORTED HIS SCIENTIFIC OPINION” September 2, 2014 By


US CDC Vaccine Autism Scandal – Original Internal US CDC Documents Expose the Vaccine-Autism Cover-Up – US CDC knew & hid the problem for at least 14 years

Here CHS presents below from just Friday 29th August not just the video of Dr Brian Hooker presenting internal data and documents from US Centers for Disease Control but you can also read the documents on screen revealing not only did the US CDC know for at least 14 years that the MMR vaccine causes autism but deliberately and knowingly published peer reviewed research which had been doctored to hide the data and the problem.  MMR vaccine causes autistic conditions and was worst in black male children of under three years of age.  The US CDC hid for 14 years the fact they had hard data showing that black male children were over three times more likely to develop autistic conditions than white kids.

The CDC simply removed the data about the injured children so their results did not show the problem and published.

You can see in the video CDC whistleblower and senior scientist Dr William Thompson’s own hand-written notes and read what they say.  It was Dr Thompson who revealed to Dr Brian Hooker the extent of the CDC deceit.

You can also see very clearly the CDC Study Reviewers’ written comments on the screen during Dr Hooker’s presentation.  The original “reviewers” of the original CDC studies were highly critical.  Despite the CDC’s own reviewer’s condemnation, the CDC presented them as factual representations of findings.  And Pediatrics, the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics published this research and refuses to remove and retract it. [So if you are in the USA you can be sure not to trust your local family pediatrician with the health and safety of your kids].

The CDC published in peer reviewed journal Pediatrics in 2004. That was when in the UK The Sunday Times newspaper published articles by Brian Deer attacking Dr Andrew Wakefield for first revealing the problem. Deer had been hired by Sunday Times section editor Paul Nuki in September 2003 to “find something big” on the MMR vaccine.  Whether or not this was the notorious Rupert Murdoch using his New York, USA based international news empire to do favours for the US government or other interests is purely speculative conjecture for which there is no evidence.  Additionally, Paul Nuki is son of Professor George Nuki. Professor Nuki had been involved in the UK approval processes of Pluserix MMR vaccine which was withdrawn by the manufacturer as it was dangerous.

Whatever the motives for the directive to Brian Deer, here you can see for yourselves Dr Brian Hooker presenting data:

Skip to 6 minutes 40 seconds of this “hot off the presses” unedited AutismOne/THRiiiVE August 29th Top Ten Seminar by Dr Brian Hooker

More on US CDC Vaccine-Autism Scandal – WHDT Praises Andrew Wakefield As First Researcher to Link Vaccines to Autism

As a reminder to CHS readers of what this is all about, a highly placed whistleblower within the US Centers for Disease Control has broken ranks and revealed with detailed documents and data how the US CDC knew the MMR vaccine was causing autistic conditions.  The CDC not only for over 14 years suppressed data showing black children were nearly four times at greater risk of contracting autistic conditions from the MMR vaccine than white children but also published what appears to be “research” which airbrushed out of history the black children the CDC has so seriously harmed along with their families in the process.

Here you can see Dr Andrew Wakefield being praised as the first researcher to reveal the link between the MMR vaccine and autistic conditions. Here are some prior CHS articles on the remarkable revelations:

US CDC Caused Thousands of US Black Children to Develop Autism & Hid the Data – CDC Whistleblower Named

CDC Whistleblower: CDC Knew in 2003 MMR vaccine was causing higher autism rate and covered it up

WHDT is an independent US TV network and the oldest high definition broadcast television network in the USA.  Here is the WHDT video interview with Dr Andrew Wakefield:

US CDC Caused Thousands of US Black Children to Develop Autism & Hid the Data – CDC Whistleblower Named

Start the video at 5 minutes in to see the key admissions, confirmations and identity of the senior CDC scientist and whistleblower who revealed the information about the misconduct by this US government agency:

CDC Whistleblower: CDC Knew in 2003 MMR vaccine was causing higher autism rate and covered it up

See below:

1) news release about this new peer reviewed paper: Research – Measles-mumps-rubella vaccination timing and autism among young african american boys: a reanalysis of CDC data Dr Brian S Hooker, Simpson University, Redding, CA, USA Translational Neurodegeneration 2014, 3:16 doi:10.1186/2047-9158-3-16 Published: 8 August 2014

2) video with interviews with Dr Brian Hooker and extracts of the whistleblower’s admissions of the US Centers for Disease Control’s actions in covering up the link showing the MMR vaccine causes higher rates of autism.


NEWS RELEASE: A Study by Focus Autism Foundation Finds: CDC Whistleblower Reveals Widespread Manipulation of Scientific Data and Top-Down Pressure on CDC Scientists to Support the Fraudulent Application of Government Policies on Vaccine Safety

Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism Rate Among African-American Boys Receiving MMR Shot Earlier Than 36 Months

WATCHUNG, NJ–(Marketwired – August 18, 2014) – A top research scientist working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) played a key role in helping Dr. Brian Hooker of the Focus Autism Foundation uncover data manipulation by the CDC that obscured a higher incidence of autism in African-American boys. The whistleblower came to the attention of Hooker, a PhD in biochemical engineering, after he had made a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for original data on the DeStefano et al MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) and autism study.

Dr. Hooker’s study, published August 8 in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Translational Neurodegeneration, shows that African-American boys receiving their first MMR vaccine before 36 months of age are 3.4 times more likely to develop autism vs. after 36 months.

According to Dr. Hooker, the CDC whistleblower informant — who wishes to remain anonymous — guided him to evidence that a statistically significant relationship between the age the MMR vaccine was first given and autism incidence in African-American boys was hidden by CDC researchers. After data were gathered on 2,583 children living in Atlanta, Georgia who were born between 1986 and 1993, CDC researchers excluded children that did not have a valid State of Georgia birth certificate — reducing the sample size being studied by 41%. Hooker explains that by introducing this arbitrary criteria into the analysis, the cohort size was sharply reduced, eliminating the statistical power of the findings and negating the strong MMR-autism link in African American boys.

Dr. Hooker has worked closely with the CDC whistleblower, and he viewed highly sensitive documents related to the study via Congressional request from U.S. Representative Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The CDC documents from Congress and discussions that Hooker had with the whistleblower reveal widespread manipulation of scientific data and top-down pressure on CDC scientists to support fraudulent application of government policies on vaccine safety. Based on raw data used in the 2004 DeStefano et al study obtained under FOIA, Dr. Hooker found that the link between MMR vaccination and autism in African-American boys was obscured by the introduction of irrelevant and unnecessary birth certificate criteria — ostensibly to reduce the size of the study.

The results of the original study first appeared in the journal Pediatrics which receives financial support from vaccine makers via advertising and direct donations, according to a CBS News report. The DeStefano et al study is widely used by the CDC and other public health organizations to dismiss any link between vaccines and autism — a neurological disorder on the rise.

Dr. Hooker stated:

The CDC knew about the relationship between the age of first MMR vaccine and autism incidence in African-American boys as early as 2003, but chose to cover it up.”

The whistleblower confirmed this.

When asked if there could be any scientific basis for excluding children born outside of Georgia, Hooker responded,

I know of none, and none has been provided by the authors of the DeStefano study.” He added, “The exclusion is reminiscent of tactics historically used to deprive African-Americans of the vote by requiring valid birth certificates.”

Dr. Hooker concluded further study is needed to determine why this specific effect (3.4-fold increase when MMR is administered prior to 36 months) is seen exclusively in African-American males, and determine whether delaying the first MMR vaccination should be advised for this population. A link between the MMR vaccine and autism has been conceded in cases compensated by the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.

The CDC whistleblower informant, who has worked for the government agency for over a decade, remarked to Dr. Hooker in phone calls:

We’ve missed ten years of research because the CDC is so paralyzed right now by anything related to autism. They’re not doing what they should be doing because they’re afraid to look for things that might be associated.” 

The whistleblower alleges criminal wrongdoing of his supervisors, and he expressed deep regret about his role in helping the CDC hide data.

According to David Lewis, PhD, former senior-level microbiologist with the U.S. EPA’s Office of Research & Development, skewing scientific data to support government policies is a major problem at federal agencies, including EPA, CDC, and USDA. Lewis, who was terminated by EPA for publishing papers in Nature that questioned the science the agency uses to support certain regulations, believes top-down pressure on federal scientists and researchers working on government-funded projects in academia is jeopardizing public health.

Working for the government is no different than working for corporations. You either toe the line or find yourself looking for another way to make a living,” Lewis says. “No one would be surprised if Merck published unreliable data supporting the safety of its products. Why would anyone be surprised that the CDC is publishing skewed data to conclude that the vaccines it recommends are safe? We need a better system, where scientists are free to be honest.”

The Focus Autism Foundation is dedicated to providing information to the public that exposes the cause or causes of the autism epidemic and the rise of chronic illness — focusing on the role of vaccinations. Learn more at www.Focusautism.org


Contact Information:  Jenny Kefauver Phone: 703-842-7405 or 703-850-3533. Email: jenny@jkpublicrelationsdc.com


22 Years Later Corrupt UK Drug Regulator The MHRA Eventually Changes “not recommended” to “must not be used” – but just for the one dangerous drug

That the UK’s drug regulator the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency is corrupt is not difficult to demonstrate, as just this one previous CHS article demonstrates: UK Drug Safety Agency Falsified Vaccine Safety Data For 6 Million

The following article by Bob Fiddaman is another dramatic example of the risks supposed drug safety regulators pose to children around the world and is reposted with permission:

Not Recommended Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Bob Fiddaman, FIDDAMAN BLOG

People that know me pretty much know that the words ‘not recommended’ mean absolutely nothing to me.

When used on drug information leaflets, ‘not recommended’ serves as a reminder to prescribing physicians that the drug they are about to prescribe to the patient is not recommended for them, be it because they don’t have an illness that the drug is indicated to treat or that it could be potentially dangerous.

Last week British tabloid, The Mirror, ran with an article about pensioner Ron Sheppard.  Sheppard had been campaigning for almost 22 years to force changes to the way a steroid [Depo-Medrone] was used on millions of patients. And now, writes The Mirror,

drug company Pfizer has applied to UK drug regulators to change the drug labelling.

It is likely to be switched from “not recommended” for use in epidurals to “must not be used”.”

22 years on and now Pfizer decide that the drug must not be used in epidurals. It would appear that Pfizer know the difference between “not recommended” and “must not be used”, either that or they fear future lawsuits.

“Not recommended” is simply not good enough, particularly when it comes to children being prescribed antidepressants.

Would it be practical for the likes of antidepressant manufacturers to change the patient information leaflets for antidepressants from ‘Not recommended for children’ to ‘Must not be used in children’?

The defence of the pharmaceutical industry has, for many years, been this ‘not recommended’ nonsense.

“It specifically states that our product is not recommended for use in children”, is a line thrown around when pharmaceutical products have been implicated in child/teen suicides. Hidden in their defence, however, are facts that they have promoted the use of antidepressants in children – reps, armed with cash incentives or other lavish gifts have, for decades, persuaded doctors that  “not recommended” are just two words that have to appear on leaflets for legal reasons. A rep from Glaxo would have told doctors that Paxil was safe to use in kids…it was the other SSRi’s that were unsafe. A rep from Lundbeck would have told doctors that Celexa was safe to use and that it was other SSRis that were dangerous.

That’s how marketing works and it was those two words that allowed pharmaceutical companies to get away with it for decades.

If a rep had visited a doctor and offered him cash incentives to prescribe a drug that said “must not be used”, would the outcome have been the same?

“Not recommended” can be written off as a legal requirement, it can be a discussion starter with a pharma rep and doctor, it can be twisted to convince the doctor that it’s okay to prescribe adult drugs to children or drugs with a link to birth defects to pregnant mothers.

It’s time to change all of that.

The following “must not be used” in children, adolescents and pregnant mothers.


They “must not be used” to treat illnesses other than those indicated on the leaflet.

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out why this has never been done.

‘Not recommended’ has helped the pharmaceutical industry get away with murder and, at the same time, earned them billions of dollars. Money over life.

Just a small example here.

Bob Fiddaman.

Professor Brian Martin discusses a new ‘skeptic’ tactic

Professor Brian Martin holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics and teaches in the Social Sciences Department at the University of Wollongong. Dr Martin has had a nearly 40-year history of involvement in social justice issues and is past-President of Whistleblowers Australia. He is the author of 13 books and hundreds of papers, many of which involve research into issues surrounding the suppression of scientific dissent.

Over the last five years, he has written numerous articles about methods used by the Australian Skeptics and their subsidiary group, Stop the AVN. These organisations, much like similar groups operating in the United States and Europe, have used abuse, harassment, bullying and vexatious complaints to oppose those whose opinions on scientific issues threaten the profits of multi-national corporations.

Dr Martin has noticed a fascinating new tactic being implemented by this group in Australia. It will be interesting to see if this method is repeated by related organisations elsewhere.

This article is reprinted with the permission of the author. The original document can be found at this link.

What SAVN doesn’t want you to readbrianmartin

In 2010, I became involved in the Australian vaccination controversy.

I’m a social scientist. For decades, I’ve been studying scientific controversies such as over nuclear power, pesticides and fluoridation. My view is that it is valuable to be able to hear different perspectives in a controversy, preferably in a respectful way. Members of the public then can make up their own minds. The ideal is deliberation, in which views are carefully considered, discussed and evaluated.

The Australian vaccination controversy had a prominent feature I hadn’t encountered before: a ferocious and sustained attack on a citizens organisation, intended to shut it down. This is the antithesis of deliberation.

Personally, I don’t have strong views about vaccination. However, because of my longstanding commitment to free speech, I intervened in the debate, defending the right of vaccine critics to express their views.

To some, this might seem like becoming a critic of vaccines. Actually, it’s different: I am a critic of censorship, not of vaccination.

I share with SAVN the goal of protecting and improving children’s health. However, I do not support several of the methods used by some SAVNers, such as abusing and censoring critics.

There’s another factor here. I am intrigued by the tactics used in social struggles. Indeed, analysing tactics against injustice has been a key research focus of mine for the past decade. The injustice in this case is censorship.

The Australian vaccination struggle

The Australian Vaccination Network (AVN)[*] was set up in the mid 1990s to present views critical of vaccination and to support parental choice in vaccination decisions. This citizens group was similar to various other vaccine-critical groups in Australia and other parts of the world. In 2009, something new occurred: the formation of Stop the Australian Vaccination Network (SAVN), a group whose explicit goal was to shut down the AVN. SAVN’s techniques included online abuse (especially of Meryl Dorey, the AVN’s founder and driving force), complaints to government agencies, and attempts to deter or censor public comment by the AVN or by media covering the AVN.

I soon experienced the standard SAVN techniques myself. I wrote a long article, “Debating vaccination“, describing the vaccination debate and the methods used by SAVN. After it appeared, the SAVN Facebook page was filled with derogatory commentary. Several SAVNers wrote to me, some with disparaging or condescending remarks. I sent a draft of my next article, “When public health debates become abusive“, to Ken McLeod, a key figure in SAVN. He sent it to others in SAVN; their responses included derogatory comments and complaints to my employer, the University of Wollongong. In 2014, I joined Twitter and made a few tweets, and experienced a similar sort of hostile commentary from SAVN tweeters.

I soon came to expect misrepresentation, abusive language and complaints. After one of my articles discussing the vaccination debate, and mentioning SAVN, appeared in an academic journal, someone complained to the editor and publisher, alleging an undeclared conflict of interest on my part. This person had not bothered to contact me. This was a technique I recognised and had written about for decades: complaining to employers or editors but not to the person concerned is a typical feature of what I call suppression of dissent.

However, on a few occasions I noticed a different type of response or rather non-response. Some of my contributions were ignored even though I had expected a furious attack from SAVNers. What was going on?

SAVN is not a single conscious entity. It is a collection of individuals with a common cause, though not a completely unified position. To attribute agency to SAVN is misplaced. Nevertheless, the collective behaviour of SAVNers can be analysed and understood as an adaptive response, sometimes effective, sometimes not. One of my goals as a social analyst is to understand how participants in scientific controversies operate.

SAVN is a special case, because nothing quite like it seems to exist anywhere else. So I tried to understand the pattern in SAVNers’ responses to my statements and publications, and have come up with two preliminary generalisations. These probably attribute more intent and conscious planning than is warranted, but may be useful nevertheless to stimulate further investigation.

1. As a general approach, SAVNers attempt to shut down visible critics of vaccination. By using derogatory commentary and making complaints to government agencies and the media, they attempt to discourage participation by critics and to discredit them.

2. In some cases, SAVNers instead ignore critics, especially when SAVNers do not want others to hear or read what critics have to say.

Point 2 recognises the possibility of censorship backfire: attempting to censor or discredit a view sometimes can lead to more attention to it than otherwise would occur.

Point 2 is the phenomenon I hadn’t previously recognised. In studying censorship tactics, it’s easy to see abuse and ridicule. However, it’s also possible to learn from what isn’t mocked or even mentioned.

Although I am not a critic of vaccination, SAVNers have treated me like one. Initially they tried abuse and complaints, but on some occasions they have ignored my comments and articles about the debate.

I should also mention that a few SAVNers have been willing to engage in dialogue with me, in the time-honoured approach of exchanging views and seeking to identify points of both agreement and disagreement. I do appreciate this.

My new assessment is that SAVNers – especially the administrators of SAVN’s Facebook page – prefer to ignore some contributions, especially ones that are balanced and well argued. SAVN administrators may not want other SAVNers, or indeed anyone, to read these contributions.

So here is a list of some items that, it seems to me, SAVN does not want you to read. This is a tentative list, open to revision and reconsideration. I welcome your feedback at bmartin@uow.edu.au

April 2014: Medical Observer  Neil Bramwell wrote an article about the vaccination debate that was published in the Medical Observer on 15 April 2014. Bramwell interviewed people with different perspectives, including Patrick Stokes, whose article “No, you’re not entitled to your opinion” has been lauded by many SAVNers. Normally SAVNers would comment on an article like Bramwell’s, but they seem to have ignored it. I think the main reason is that the article is so balanced, presenting various perspectives, not just ones favoured by SAVN.

March 2014: Science & Engineering Ethics  My article “On the suppression of vaccination dissent” was published in the journal Science & Engineering Ethics. In this article, I discussed the phenomenon of suppression of dissent and used several vaccination examples to illustrate ways to evaluate whether suppression has occurred and to compare suppression of citizen campaigners with suppression of researchers and doctors. Although several of my previous articles had triggered a huge discussion by SAVN bloggers, I saw no comments.

March 2014: “Biased reporting”  On 18 March 2014, I posted on my website “Biased reporting: a vaccination case study“. It is a lengthy critique of an article by Rick Morton in The Australian. I first sought comments from Morton, but he did not provide any. Meryl Dorey wrote a blog about my critique; her blogs are scrutinised by some SAVNers, so they would know about my post. Normally I would expect to see some comments from them, not on Dorey’s blog but on the SAVN Facebook page, SAVNer blogs or emails to me, but I did not see any.

September 2012: SAVN and conspiracy theories After my article “Dealing with dilemmas in health controversies” was published in Health Promotion International, SAVN figures Paul Gallagher and Peter Tierney criticised my views in their blogs. Tierney and others defended their claim that the AVN believes vaccination is a global conspiracy to implant mind control chips. Tierney initially allowed me to comment on his blog. I invited him to join with me in submitting our views to independent experts on conspiracy theories. After one of my posts, Tierney removed it and did not make any statement that he had done so. I described all this on my website. My interpretation is that they terminated the interaction to prevent others from seeing their refusal to submit our views to review by experts.

August 2012: dossier of attacks on the AVN On 31 August 2012, Meryl Dorey posted “Dossier of attacks on the AVN” on the AVN website. The dossier contains examples of false claims, abusive comments, threats, sending of pornography and other types of attacks. It names individuals who made the attacks, most of whom have been involved with SAVN. There was an initial flurry of criticism of the dossier by SAVNers, but subsequently they seem to have largely ignored it. It is reasonable to suggest that SAVNers are not keen to draw attention to their own methods of attack.

March 2012: two articles about SAVN In March 2012, I posted two new articles, in preprint form, on my website, and alerted several key SAVNers. These articles described actions by SAVN in making abusive comments, among other things. Based on previous experience, I expected a furious response from SAVNers, including posting of abuse and making complaints to university officials. Instead, to my great surprise, there was hardly any response. In retrospect it was the first indication of an emerging pattern of not responding to contributions that are well written and that SAVNers do not want others – including their supporters – to read. The two articles were later published: “Online onslaught” and (in collaboration with Florencia Peña) “Public mobbing“.

* In 2014, the AVN was required by the Department of Fair Trading to change its name, which it did to Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network, retaining the abbreviation AVN.

Acknowledgements I thank the many individuals who read drafts of this comment and offered valuable feedback, especially Paul Gallagher who helped clarify several points.

New Study Shows Whooping Cough Vaccine Is Next To Worthless For Teenagers

CHS has previously reported on how useless whooping cough vaccine is and how the unvaccinated cannot be blamed for outbreaks, which are spread by the vaccinated: Unvaccinated Not To Blame As California Declares Whooping Cough Epidemic – Vaccine Failing.

Now we see Helio Infectious Disease News reports on a new paper showing how truly useless the vaccines are when given to adolescents: Tdap vaccines showed waning efficacy during 2012 pertussis outbreak June 30, 2014. 

The bottom line is this as reported by Helio [emphasis added by CHS]:

The researchers found that, overall, Tdap efficacy after time of receipt declined as follows: 75.3%(95% CI, 55.2-86.5) for vaccines received in 2012; 68.2% (95% CI, 60.9-74.1) for vaccines received during 2011; 34.5% (95% CI, 19.9-46.4) for vaccines received in 2010; and 11.9% (95% CI, –11.1% to 30.1%) for vaccines received during 2008-2009.

So instead of getting lifetime immunity from the natural infection, the vaccine puts children and teenagers at risk of the disease for life. This makes the disease a daily threat for them as adults for their entire adult life.  This is similar to what is seen for other vaccines and routine childhood diseases.  The CHS reports listed at the end of this CHS article provide specific documented examples.

One thing is certain and that is no one will be rushing to develop an effective treatment for whooping cough, despite the failings of the vaccines.  This old failing and harmful technology for children will be flogged to death by health officials and the medical professions.  They are so wedded to the religion of vaccinology that they cannot let go.  But that is what children deserve, especially in developing nations whose children are at great risk, unlike well nourished children in developed nations.  Effective treatments delivered by modern medical research are what all should demand for all routine childhood diseases.  Vaccines are an old and rapidly self-discrediting technology for anyone who cares to seek the facts.

But some things you can be sure of: serious adverse vaccine reactions will still happen in healthy kids regardless of how useless the vaccine is and those serious adverse reactions will be covered up by health officials.  CHS caught the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency [MHRA] red-handed falsifying the adverse reaction reports of thousands of adverse vaccine reactions caused by Gardasil and Cervarix vaccines given to British 12 year-old schoolgirls: UK Drug Safety Agency Falsified Vaccine Safety Data For 6 Million.  

Now some might think the UK’s MHRA are a true bunch of crooks.  We here at CHS think there are grounds to hold such an opinion.  Any person retained by the MHRA could be a whistleblower regarding that kind of conduct, but where are the whistleblowers?  What has happened over Gardasil and Cervarix is not isolated.  The MHRA appears organisationally corrupt like the US Federal Drug Administration [FDA].  Cover-up appears routine.  So it would appear difficult for an MHRA representative to demonstrate innocence of blame, particularly the longer they work in the MHRA.  If anyone joins the MHRA in a medical or scientific capacity surely they learn of these practices within a short period of time and might be considered naive if they were not aware of them before joining? With regard to Gardasil and Cervarix, the information was “hidden in plain sight” in published documents from which the falsification of the data could easily be seen with a little simple analysis, so how can there be excuses?  Some such as those who are in menial, secretarial or purely unscientific or non medical administrative posts might be unaware, but it is difficult to believe nonetheless.  After all, are colleagues not going to warn each other that they or their relatives should avoid this or that drug or medical device?  Is the information not going to seep out in the day-to-day exchanges of information and documents necessarily part of routine life within the MHRA?

Read the Helio report for a plain language report on the whooping cough vaccines or you can read the paper here: Estimating the Effectiveness of Tdap Vaccine for Preventing Pertussis: Evidence of Rapidly Waning Immunity and Differences in Effectiveness by Tdap Koepke R. et al J Infect Dis. 2014.

Previous CHS vaccine failure articles:

Ever Continuing Worldwide Vaccine Failures – Australia Joins UK & USA In the Whooping Cough Vaccine Fail Club [Again]

Major Whooping Cough Epidemics – Vaccine Not Working

Whooping Cough Vaccine – Doesn’t Work – GSK Says “We Never Bothered to Check”

Ohio USA Mumps Outbreaks Hit Adults – Vaccine “Herd” Immunity Failure – Safer to Get Lifetime Immunity Contracting Mumps As A Child

Adults To Get Routine Booster MMR As Studies Prove MMR Vaccine Is Failing

Mayo Clinic Expert Confirms Measles Vaccine Is Failing – So it’s NOT the unvaccinated

Vaccines Are Causing Measles. Child Who Caught Measles From Vaccine Was Shedding Live Vaccine Measles Virus In Throat and Urine

US MMR Measles Vaccine Failing – Vaccinated New Yorker Causes Measles Outbreak In Other Vaccinated New Yorkers – Not Caused By Unvaccinated Children

Vaccine Programmes Failing Worldwide – Homer Simpson and The World of Vaccines

“Mysterious” polio-like illness affecting Calfornian kids

New Paper – Polio Vaccine – Disease Caused by Vaccine Twice As Fatal – Third World Duped – Scarce Money Wasted – Polio Eradication Impossible

Bill Gates Polio Eradication Plans – To Cause The Polio Equivalent of 235 Years of Cases Of A Twice As Deadly Disease

Bill Gates – Buying Immortality In History – By Beating An Already Beaten Disease & Killing Kids

Mainstream Conservative “American Thinker” Magazine Publishes Hard-Hitting Highly Critical Vaccine Sceptical Article

There is very little we can say about this article except – read it:

Where Conservative Skepticism Falls Short By Lawrence Solomon The American Thinker June 30, 2014

Lawrence Solomon is a columnist with the Financial Post, the author of The Deniers, and the research director of the Consumer Policy Institute.

Lawrence Solomon is hard-hitting, sceptical and has written the first sensible article in a mainstream US publication on the issue of vaccination we have seen in a very long time, unlike many other gutless cowards in health journalism who just do not do their jobs.  They are the ones responsible for 1 in 60 kids having autistic conditions from vaccines and all the rest: life-threatening and other allergies, narcolepsy, diabetes and a cast list of many more chronic life-time conditions caused in kids by vaccines.

But they do not just keep quiet.  They come out and write articles claiming people who show there is good cause to be concerned about the safety of children are “anti-vaccine” and that it is all baseless nonsense. 

Sharyl Attkisson is the only major network US journalist who stuck to the story and has never let go. Well now she has another mainstream voice in US journalism and in this case US political journalism to add to hers.

When companies like GlaxoSmithKline are repeatedly found guilty of fraud and criminality over their business practices; when men women and children are killed and injured by dangerous drugs knowingly marketed by companies like GlaxoSmithKline; when government health officials are found repeatedly to be lying about vaccine safety and exaggerating disease risks to sell you their vaccine programmes and pay their mortgages, there is every reason to be sceptical.

Just like other drugs, vaccines kill injure and maim but on a wide scale and children are the main victims.  The extent of this is covered up by medical professionals one too many of whom is too cowardly to speak up in case they get scapegoated like Andrew Wakefield.

As we write this Matt Carey has published yet another one of his polemical propaganda articles whilst he sits on the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) helping make sure no progress is made on exposing the role of vaccines in causing the most serious pandemic the world has ever seen of autistic conditions caused in millions of children worldwide.  And it is not like Matt Carey does not know.  He like many others can read what we on CHS reported here four years ago yesterday on 30 June 2010: Vaccination Causes Autism – Say US Government & Merck’s Director of Vaccines.

Matthew Carey was appointed by Kathleen Sebelius, the 21st United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2009 until 2014 holding post on Democrat US President Barak Obama’s watch. 

So Obamadon’tcare. His claims about autism during his first election campaign being cynical vote-grabbing to get the votes of all those families with children with autism whilst on his watch he has let it all go on.  Matt Carey’s continuing role on the IACC is a huge advertisement to that.

On top of that we have the armies of internet thugs trolls bullies and liars led by opinion formers in mainstream medicine.  Those internet thugs trolls bullies and liars cheat lie and attack anyone who is prepared to challenge the mayhem caused to children by vaccines.

There is only one thing to say to people like Matt Carey who work so hard to cover up this mayhem – people are wising up – so you better think about where you are going to hide.  And it is the ordinary people of America who are waking up.  They are not going to be pleased about people like you when they start to understand the full scale of what people like you have wrought on two generations of American children.  They Matt Carey are the ones you need to be frightened of. 

When Americans wake up, and Lawrence Solomon’s article shows they are starting to, they will find the nightmare caused in their children that people like Matt Carey have been helping unfold whilst they slept. 

Dr Ben Goldacre’s AllTrials Or AllLies? Hiding Info On Killer Medical Drugs For Pharma Profit & Misleading 80,000 Supporters About the AllTrials Campaign

This is about trying to keep children and adults safe from killer drugs in the UK, USA and worldwide.

Dr Ben Goldacre’s AllTrials campaign is looking more and more like a front to ensure Pharma can keep on killing people for money with dangerous drugs and cover up the scientific data which shows it.  On one side is Dr Ben Goldacre screaming like a shrill shill “its lies, all lies” and little else, [like facts to back his denials up].  All Dr Goldacre needs to do is avoid answering the criticisms to convince people “its true, all true“.

On the other side is drug safety expert Professor David Healy setting out facts on his latest blog with his take on them in a series on Goldacre’s “AllTrials” campaign which he likened previously to a Trojan Horse: Sense about Science: Follow the Lawsuit June 16, 2014.  

The impression Dr Goldacre gives is that he is little more than the drug industry’s front man.  Goldacre is supported by not-for-profit “Sense About Science” [which seems anything but sense about anything].  Sense About Science is an industry founded not-for-profit who are really running the AllTrials campaign and not Goldacre.  It looks like at least some of the 80,000 people who have subscribed as AllTrials supporters on the back of Dr Goldacre’s efforts and of those who donated over £40,000 [US$70,000] to Goldacre’s fundraising efforts for Sense About Science have been duped.

Goldacre has posted on Healy’s blog claiming repeatedly that Healy’s facts and conclusions are all lies.  Goldacre stamps his little foot  and screams and screams, showing himself up whilst in the process convincing the reader he has no answers to the criticisms.  [If Goldacre had any, you will not see them in his comments on Healy’s blog.  See Goldacre’s most recent comments here and here. So much for Goldacre’s claims to believing in scientific debate and peer review when he does not answer challenges with facts.]

Professor David Healy reveals information about how GlaxoSmithKline has been hiding information about killer drugs which it presents as safe and effective when they are not, like Paroxetine which causes children to commit suicide when supposedly meant to treat depression.   Professor Healy states:

Right now today GSK are refusing to tell the children who have been injured by their drug in Study 329 that they were injured by their drug.  Tomorrow GSK will do the same and tomorrow and tomorrow. ….. The reason GSK, Pfizer, Lilly and AbbVie don’t want anyone to get access to the data is so that no-one can access the damage.  No-one can find out about the Dan Markingsons who die or are injured in company trials.  They are not doing this out of a concern for Dan Markingson’s confidentiality.  They are doing it in order to avoid being sued.”

GlaxoSmithKline signed up to AllTrials on its own terms. GSK negotiated their way onto AllTrials by specifying what they would and would not reveal.

If you thought AllTrials was about getting all drug trial data published and so opened up to scientific scrutiny, like Dr Ben Goldacre and cronies want you to think, then you and 80,000 other individuals who publicly backed AllTrials on that basis and some who donated towards over £40,000 [US$70,000] at Goldacre’s exhortations, seem to be wrong, judging by the information Professor Healy reveals.

Professor Healy also quotes evidence given by Tracey Brown of Sense About Science to an English Parliamentary investigation and another well-informed medical commentator also explains in detail here

Tracey Brown was asked by the Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee on 15 May 2013:

Ms Brown, just to be clear, is the aim of the campaign to have all four levels published?

Tracey Brown: No, …… What we are finding out is that “full” means something different for different people ….

Different people?  Now who could she mean?  GSK signed up in February 2013 and this evidence was in May 2013. And Ms Brown says “What we are finding out“.  So Sense About Science [ie. Ms Brown] was in the process of finding out from GSK – an organisation instrumental in founding and originally funding Sense About Science and thus getting Ms Brown her job [after she abruptly jumped ship from Marxism to back capital following the end of the Cold War] that GSK do not want full scientific disclosure of the data.

If you gave money to Dr Ben Goldacre’s fund-raising campaign and feel you were duped are you going to email Dr Goldacre and ask for your money back?  How about unsubscribing from AllTrials?  What chance is there that Marxist Ms Brown will willingly let you do that?

Dr Ben Goldacre has cultivated a public image of a tousled unkempt irresponsible geeky young man to appeal particularly to the under 25 year-old childless males and the over fifty men who apparently predominantly populate the ranks on sites like Dr David Gorski’s ScienceBlogs blog and Dr Ben Goldacre’s BadScience Forum.  These are sites where you can see rampant untrammeled internet abuse, bullying and harassment of anyone who does not agree with them by one too many of those who infest those sites.

And now what we seem to be seeing, in our interpretation, is the cultivation of a particular image of Dr Ben Goldacre who seems to be fronting industry manipulation through the internet and social media by use of the such an image.  What else can it be?  Professor Healy has given Dr Goldacre numerous opportunities to comment and set the record straight. Dr Goldacre seems to respond with a lack of facts mixed with his brand of bullying and accusations and not much else.

To make up your own mind read yourself the exchanges between David Healy, Ben Goldacre of AllTrials, and Tracey Brown of Sense about Science and their own comments see Sense about Science: Follow the Rhetoric, Sense about Science: First Admit no Harm, Sense about Science: Follow the Lawsuit.  A major issue is GSK’s signing up to AllTrials and its appearance of being a Trojan Horse.

Here on CHS we declare an interest.  We do not believe anything Dr Goldacre has to say about these matters and we certainly do not trust him any further than a dead possum can throw him.

Unvaccinated Not To Blame As California Declares Whooping Cough Epidemic – Vaccine Failing

In the news is the whooping cough epidemic declared by California.  This is one of many reports: California declares whooping cough epidemic by Jen Christensen, CNN June 14, 2014.

But the unvaccinated are not to blame.  There are two issues.  The vaccine does not work and to the extent it might the vaccinated can still contract the infection without showing symptoms and pass on the infection to the unvaccinated and to the vaccinated in whom the vaccine does not work.

CHS previously reported FDA research confirming whooping cough vaccine does not provide herd immunity and that the disease continues to be easily transmitted amongst the vaccinated and flourishes, passing on the disease to the vaccinated and unvaccinated: Whooping Cough Vaccine Does Not Work – Says US FDA’s Research

It is clearly time the medical professions faced up to their responsibilities of finding treatments for disease or else pass and let other forms of medicine take over.  Conventional doctors are so dependent upon the marketing strategies of the drug industry that they have no treatments for basic childhood diseases that kill millions of third world children.  Vaccine failure is high amongst poorly nourished children with no sanitation and clean water. Vaccines cannot work in poorly maintained immune systems which are themselves not working well.

But vaccine failure is not a third world issue.  This is where the vaccines themselves fail and not where the individual’s immune system is not working well.

CHS has reported previously first world developed nations with whooping cough, MMR, flu and polio vaccine failures.  There are consequent outbreaks in highly vaccinated populations and this appears to be part of a worldwide pattern of vaccine failure not limited to whooping cough vaccine:

Ever Continuing Worldwide Vaccine Failures – Australia Joins UK & USA In the Whooping Cough Vaccine Fail Club [Again]

Major Whooping Cough Epidemics – Vaccine Not Working

Whooping Cough Vaccine – Doesn’t Work – GSK Says “We Never Bothered to Check”

Ohio USA Mumps Outbreaks Hit Adults – Vaccine “Herd” Immunity Failure – Safer to Get Lifetime Immunity Contracting Mumps As A Child

Adults To Get Routine Booster MMR As Studies Prove MMR Vaccine Is Failing

Mayo Clinic Expert Confirms Measles Vaccine Is Failing – So it’s NOT the unvaccinated

Vaccines Are Causing Measles. Child Who Caught Measles From Vaccine Was Shedding Live Vaccine Measles Virus In Throat and Urine

US MMR Measles Vaccine Failing – Vaccinated New Yorker Causes Measles Outbreak In Other Vaccinated New Yorkers – Not Caused By Unvaccinated Children

Vaccine Programmes Failing Worldwide – Homer Simpson and The World of Vaccines