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Yesterday, I filed suit in federal court against HHS for failing to give me records on COVID vaccine safety I had requested under the Freedom of Information Act.

Let me back up to the beginning.  In 1976, U.S. regulators pulled the swine flu vaccine from the market after it was linked to 25 deaths. In stark contrast, U.S. regulators have not pulled the COVID vaccines from the market despite almost 28,000 deaths in the U.S. alone that could be linked to the vaccines.  So here we have a situation that is potentially more than a thousand times worse than the swine flu vaccine, but the government has left the COVID vaccines on the market.  Not only that, the government spent a billion dollars to have media outlets like CNN and the Washington Post tell us the vaccines are safe.  We have gotten government by phony narrative instead of a legitimate public health response.  If the vaccines are safe, the government would not have had to spend a billion dollars trying to convince us of that.

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In 1990, the government instituted a vaccine adverse event reporting system – VAERS.  There have been a relative handful of adverse reactions to various vaccines reported every year since, but the line went straight up off the chart when the COVID vaccines were introduced.  The purpose of the reporting system is to prompt the government to conduct safety studies when it looks like there’s a problem.  I hadn’t seen any government safety studies of the COVID vaccines so, last November, I asked HHS for any studies they had performed and for any memo explaining their decision to perform, or not perform, such studies.

In response, I got back a government website URL where a number of studies are posted.  As a group, they claim various adverse reactions to the COVID vaccines do not outweigh the benefits of the vaccines.  Only one of the studies addresses mortality – the elephant in the room, the idea that the COVID vaccines just might be killing people by the thousands.  That study, performed by a mix of CDC, Kaiser Permanente, and Pfizer-tied scientists did not look at the VAERS data.  It performed a statistical analysis on another database.  Unsurprisingly, it found “no increased risk for mortality among COVID-19 vaccine recipients.”  However, “causes of death were not assessed” in individual cases and it was published last October.  There have been an additional 12,000 deaths in the U.S. alone possibly caused by COVID vaccines since then [see The Daily Skirmish – 10/20/21], deaths your government has not investigated.

I never got the decision memo or most of the other records I requested.  HHS was in bad faith because they referred my request to the CDC, a single component of HHS, when the decision about safety studies might have been made by the HHS Secretary or other leadership office.  The CDC, from whom I received a handful of records, was in bad faith for initially claiming my request was burdensome and that other agencies and the manufacturers would have to be consulted.  This was a lie because, when I asked for expedited processing, they gave me records the very next day.  I went back to HHS, asking for an agency-wide search on an expedited basis limited in some respects to the subject of mortality, but there was no response.  So I sued them yesterday.  Now it’s out of their hands and a federal judge will decide what records I get.

I filed requests for expedited processing with the CDC and HHS because the CDC had initially wanted to leave the document production schedule open-ended and HHS had delayed matters by closing my case file in bad faith.  I wasn’t willing to wait 75 years to find out when I might get records, which is how long the FDA, another HHS component, had demanded to produce records in another FOIA case, that one regarding the Pfizer vaccine.  The FDA was shot down by a court which initially shortened the record production schedule from 75 years to eight months, although the litigation went on from there.

The government has 30 days to answer my complaint, and we’ll see what happens.

In the course of all this, I amassed over a hundred articles pointing to safety problems with the COVID vaccines, including mortality, and saw in a database there are thousands more.  No, the government does not get to sweep this under the rug.  I want to know what the government decided about mortality studies and why.  I want to know why the government did not pull the COVID vaccines from the market when the situation is potentially more than a thousand times worse than the swine flu vaccine disaster.

Tomorrow, I’ll tell you about some of the COVID vaccine adverse reaction articles I gathered.  They’re eye-opening.

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