New studies about COVID-19 and its effect on children continue to show that the strigent health policies being demanded by government agencies like the CDC and WHO and many Democrats are actually the biggest health threat for children than the virus itself.
First, a major survey of 48,000 children who had become infected with COVID-19 has found that absolutely no healthy children died from the disease.
Dr. Marty Makary is a medical expert and professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Carey Business School. His research team “worked with the nonprofit FAIR Health to analyze approximately 48,000 children under 18 diagnosed with Covid in health-insurance data from April to August 2020.”
After studying comprehensive data on thousands of children, the team “found a mortality rate of zero among children without a pre-existing medical condition such as leukemia.”
Let me repeat that. They looked at tens of thousands of kids under the age of 18 and could not find one case where a healthy child died. All recovered. None needed a vaccine, as their young and very strong immune systems did what those immune systems have always done, fought off a sickness to give them an immunity for the rest of their lives.
So kids are safe from COVID, even if they are not vaccined and actually catch the virus and get sick.
At the same time, other studies have found that both masks and the vaccines are actually a greater health threat to children than the virus itself.
The study described at this link outlining the negative consequences of mask use on children I have reported previously. It found that making children wear masks for hours guaranteed they were breathing carbon dioxide at levels at least three times the limits set by law, if not much higher.
The new data on vaccines however is even more troubling.
The paper in Vaccines calculated the “number needed to vaccinate” (NNTV) to prevent one COVID-19 death, using a million-person Israeli field study and “the most prominent trial data from regulatory phase 3 trials.” Because European side-effect reports vary widely due to different national reporting standards, the researchers used the Dutch national register of “individual case safety reports” — the highest in Europe — to gauge the number of severe and fatal side effects per 100,000 vaccinations.
They gauged that 16 cases per 100,000 vaccinations will develop “severe adverse reactions” and four people will die, which “tallies well” with the 3.4 deaths per 100,000 found in a recent analysis of the U.S. adverse reactions reporting system.
“Simply put: As we prevent three deaths by vaccinating, we incur two deaths,” according to the paper, though looking at phase 3 trial data alone, the “optimum case” is four deaths caused and 33 lives saved by vaccines. [emphasis mine]
The study did not break out the deaths by age group. Another similar study, which did, found that the vaccine did cause medical harm in children, though it did not provide information about their prior medical condition, or the number of specific deaths.
Both studies however suggest, but do not prove, that giving children these as yet unapproved vaccines is unwise. The data suggests that while healthy children are simply not in any danger at all from COVID-19, giving them a vaccine to prevent it is actually far more dangerous and could even kill them.
Does that mean government health agencies have looked at this data and adjusted the mask and vaccine policies so that children are not subjected to either unnecessarily?
Nah. Both the Biden administration and the CDC has doubled down on their demands that childrend remain masked in almost any public setting, and that they be vaccined fully and indiscriminately. From the first link above:
Rather than acknowledge this scientific reality, Makary says the CDC continues to use “flimsy evidence” to push the COVID vaccine upon children.
…He slammed the agency on Monday, saying it “overcounts Covid hospitalizations and deaths and won’t consider if one shot is sufficient.” According to Makary, this problem is systemic.
Makary says “a tremendous number of government and private policies” regarding the vaccination of children are dependent upon one questionable data point. The CDC claims 335 children under the age of 18 have died with a COVID diagnosis in their record. However, Makary reports that, “the CDC, which has 21,000 employees, hasn’t researched each death to find out whether Covid caused it or if it involved a pre-existing medical condition.”
“Without these data, the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices decided in May that the benefits of two-dose vaccination outweigh the risks for all kids 12 to 15,” Makary notes. “I’ve written hundreds of peer-reviewed medical studies, and I can think of no journal editor who would accept the claim that 335 deaths resulted from a virus without data to indicate if the virus was incidental or causal, and without an analysis of relevant risk factors such as obesity.”
Since the beginning of the Wuhan panic last spring, the policies and mandates issued by government agencies have been foolish, counter-productive, harmful, and political. They have had little direct connection with actual research, but have instead been driving by politics and the off-the-cuff intuition of the bureaucrats involved.
The result has been a badly damaged economy, the destruction of our right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, and the unnecessary loss of life among the most vulnerable, the elderly sick.
Now these same government officials, in their continuing panic, are coming after children. Woe to the future if something is not done to wrest power from these fools.
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