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Kickbacks, Corruption & Scandal: The History of the CDC Can the CDC be trusted? To ask the question is to answer it and the answer is not pretty.</span

Michael Bryant

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) was founded in 1946 as a backwater quasi-governmental agency with a negligible budget and a handful of employees tasked with a simple mission: “prevent malaria from spreading across the nation.”

Seventy-five years later it has metastasized into a multi-billion dollar bureaucratic behemoth that oversees and controls virtually all aspects of public health programs, policies and practices across the United States.

The CDC is the primary US national public health agency tasked with “protecting America from health, safety and security threats” and advertises that it will “increase the health security of our nation.”

Guidelines and recommendations by the CDC set the standards for mainstream medicine in America and are considered the de facto rules by which public health departments and most institutions throughout the country must operate.

The CDC’s pledge to the American people vows that it will:

“be a diligent steward of the funds entrusted to our agency, base all public health decisions on the highest quality scientific data that is derived openly and objectively and place the benefits to society above the benefits to our institution.”

This high-minded mission statement gives the impression that the CDC will, above all else, work diligently and honestly to protect the health of all Americans. A careful review of the CDC’s history and current mode of operation indicate a stark contrast between these noble words and how the CDC actually functions.

Oz Has Spoken

“The CDC has enormous credibility among physicians, in no small part because the agency is generally thought to be free of industry bias. Financial dealings with bio-pharmaceutical companies threaten that reputation.”
Marcia Angell, former editor in chief of the New England Journal of Medicine

In the mainstream media vortex, questioning the state religion of CDC decrees and guidelines lands one firmly in the camp of the “conspiracy-minded,” accused of practicing sorcery or some manner of medieval medical quackery.

In the minds of many Americans the CDC represents the final word on “all matters health-related.” To question this omnipotent bureaucratic agency is to challenge sacred health commandments and cast doubt on the medical establishment itself.

The widely accepted belief about the CDC holds that it is a governmental agency which functions outside of health industry relationships and consequently operates free from the monied interests of the health management sector. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Despite this reputation, further scrutiny reveals that the CDC falls far short of its stated purpose. As the scope and budget of this agency has ballooned over the years, including a war chest of corporate contributions, we have to ask ourselves, “Does the CDC fulfill its mission statement of protecting public health or is it now just another bloated quasi-governmental agency that works on behalf of its donors?”

Contrary to its disclaimer that “the CDC does not accept commercial support”, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) reported, in 2015, that “the CDC does receive millions of dollars in industry gifts and funding, both directly and indirectly.”

A petition filed in 2019 by several watchdog groups contends that the CDC’s assertion that it is free from influence peddling and has “no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products” are “indisputably false.”

The petition goes a step further asserting that the CDC, “knows the claims are false, because it has procedures to address from whom and under what circumstances it accepts millions of dollars from contributors, including manufacturers of commercial products.”

This allegation is supported by multiple examples from the CDC’s own Active Program’s Report.

For instance, Pfizer Inc. contributed $3.435 million since 2016 to the CDC Foundation for a program on the prevention of Cryptococcal disease.

Programs like these became commonplace as early as 1983 largely due to Congressional authorization which allowed the CDC to accept “external” gifts:

made unconditionally…for the benefit of the [Public Health] Service or for the carrying out of any of its functions.”

Despite the caveat that these donations must be geared towards public health, the reality is these contributions come with strings attached. As noted earlier in the BMJ report, Pharma funds given to the CDC for specific projects return to Pharma pockets via marketing and sales.

The spigot of funding initiated through Congressional permission would open full blast a decade later, with the creation of the CDC Foundation.

The CDC Foundation

The CDC Foundation was created by Congress in 1992 and incorporated two years later to “mobilize philanthropic and private-sector resources.”

Once established, the CDC Foundation became the primary pass-through mechanism utilized by a cornucopia of corporate interests to exert influence over various aspects of the CDC. Large pharmaceutical companies contributed millions of dollars each year to the “separate, philanthropic CDC Foundation.“

The CDC Foundation would then “donate philanthropically” Big Pharma contributions to the CDC itself. This sleight of hand ensured the CDC could maintain they never accepted money directly from Big Pharma.

A decade after its inception the Foundation had quickly raised $100 million in private funds “to enhance the CDC’s work.”

Some have argued that once this avalanche of monied interests was unleashed, the agency itself was transformed into the primary marketing arm of the Pharmaceutical Industry creating a hornet’s nest of ethics violations, outright corruption and opened up a slew of questions as to who the CDC actually works for.

Was the CDC Foundation truly established as a philanthropic enterprise or as a way to conceal conflicts of interest?

Did this massive influx of corporate cash cede control of the CDC to the medical and pharmaceutical industry and their financiers, allowing them to control the direction of “public” health policy?

Would business oriented, for-profit medical programs, using the CDC’s imprimatur, come to dominate public health policy?

Those questions seemed to have their answer in the CDC Foundation’s donor list which reads like a ‘Who’s Who’ of pandemic profiteers and philanthropic mercenaries.

Major sources of cash for the Foundation include the GAVI Alliance, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Fidelity Investments, Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding Trust, Microsoft Corporation, Imperial College London, Johns Hopkins University, Google, Facebook, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Johnson & Johnson Foundation and the omnipresent ‘do-gooders’ at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Internal Problems

In 2016 a group of concerned senior scientists from within the CDC wrote a letter to then CDC Chief of Staff Carmen Villar alleging that the CDC “is being influenced and shaped by outside parties…[and this] is becoming the norm and not the rare exception.”

The transgressions cited in that letter include: “questionable and unethical practices,” “cover up of inaccurate screening data” and “definitions changed and data cooked to make the results look better than they were.”

The scientists went on to note that the CDC, “essentially suppressed [findings] so media and/or Congressional staff would not become aware of the problems” and “CDC staff [went] out of their way to delay FOIAs and obstruct any inquiry.”

The indictment also claimed that CDC representatives had “irregular relationships” with corporate entities that suggested direct conflicts of interest.

While criticisms of the CDC have increased in recent years, a look back at their history reveals a long list of misconduct and questionable practices.

Scandals ‘R’ Us

As far back as 1976 the CDC was creating mass medical terror campaigns in order to procure increased funding and justify mass vaccination programs. The infamous 1976 swine flu scandal sought to inoculate 213 million Americans for a pandemic that didn’t exist. By the time the program collapsed in late 1976, 46 million Americans were needlessly injected– despite the knowledge that neurological disorders were associated with the vaccines. This resulted in thousands of adverse events including hundreds of incidents of Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

This deception was meticulously exposed by Mike Wallace on 60 Minutes.

At the onset of the mass vaccination program, Dr. David Sencer – then head of the CDC – when pushed on national TV, admitted there had only been “several [swine flu] cases reported worldwide and none confirmed.” When asked if he had encountered “any other outbreaks of swine flu anywhere in the world”, he bluntly answered, “No.”

The program moved forward.

In contrast to the CDC’s publicly stated position as “protector of public health,” this type of misconduct would become standard operating procedure and serve as the template for future invented pandemics.

A growing rap sheet of scandals would come to define the CDC’s existence.

  • In 1999 the CDC was accused of misspending $22.7 million appropriated for chronic fatigue syndrome. Government auditors said they could not determine what happened to $4.1 million of that money and the CDC could not explain where the money went.
  • In 2000, the agency essentially lied to Congress about how it spent $7.5 million that had been appropriated for research on the hantavirus. Instead the CDC diverted much of that money into other programs. “One official said the total diverted is almost impossible to trace because of CDC bookkeeping practices, but he estimated the diversions involved several million dollars.”
  • In 2009, in the midst of the now infamous H1N1 swine flu hoax the CDC was forced to recall 800,000 doses of swine flu vaccine for children for a pandemic that never materialized.
  • In 2010 Congress discovered that the CDC “knowingly endangered DC residents regarding lead in the drinking water.” A Congressional report found that the CDC did not properly warn residents of high levels of lead in the DC drinking water and “left the public health community with the dangerous and wrong impression that lead-contaminated water is safe for children to drink.”
  • In 2016 The Hill reported on two scandals at the CDC. One involved the “cover up” of “the poor performance of a women’s health program called WISEWOMAN.” The allegations asserted that within the program, “definitions were changed and data ‘cooked’ to make the results look better than they were” and the CDC actively suppressed this information.
  • The other scandal involved ties between Coca-Cola and two ‘high-ranking’ CDC officials. The two scientists were accused of manipulating studies about the safety of sugar laden soft drinks. Two days after these connections were revealed one of the accused CDC scientists retired.

These scandals were brought to light by the CDC Scientists Preserving Integrity, Diligence and Ethics in Research, or CDC SPIDER.

As part of their statement these scientists remarked:

our mission is being influenced and shaped by outside parties and rogue interests…. What concerns us most, is that it is becoming the norm and not the rare exception.”

Their complaints were filed anonymously “for fear of retribution.”

Another dodgy, yet textbook, example of the incestuous nature of Big Pharma’s Revolving Door was the case of former CDC commander Julie Gerberding. As director of the CDC from 2002 to 2009 Gerberding, “shepherded Merck’s highly controversial and highly profitable Gardasil vaccine through the regulatory maze.”

From there she moved on to a cozy and highly profitable position as Merck’s vaccine division president and curiously lucky enough to cash in her Merck stock holdings at opportune times.

Another in a series of collusion scandals hit the CDC in 2018 when director Brenda Fitzgerald was forced to resign as she was caught buying stock in cigarette and junk food companies, the very companies the CDC regulates.

The CDC and the Vaccine Industry

Although the CDC does not regulate the pharmaceutical industry, the agency’s policies and recommendations have profound implications for drug makers. Nowhere is this more apparent than national vaccination policy- in particular the CDC Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule.

Despite pushing the world’s most aggressive vaccination campaign the facts on the ground show a decidedly different reality than CDC advertisements would lead us to believe on the efficacy of this campaign.

With the expanded vaccine schedule no demonstrable positive returns in children’s health outcomes have accompanied the windfalls to the pharmaceutical industry. Chronic disease in American children has skyrocketed from 6% to 54% in the past 40 years and the United States holds the lamentable distinction of the highest infant mortality rates in the developed world.

Some point out that the CDC currently operates as chief vaccine sales and marketing agent for Big Pharma buying, selling and distributing vaccines even as the agency has direct conflicts of interest by holding multiple patents on vaccines and various aspects of vaccine technologies. Compounding this deceptive state of affairs, the CDC poses as a neutral scientific body that assesses vaccine safety while mandating increased vaccine doses to the American people.

While the CDC does not sell vaccines directly, it does receive royalties from companies who acquire licenses to their technologies.

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) plays a major role in this scheme. The 12 member ACIP Committee has extraordinary influence on the health of virtually all US citizens as it is the body tasked with “adding to and/or altering the national vaccine schedule.”

The CDC and various members of this committee, in what can charitably be called ‘conflicts of interest’, currently own and have profited from an array of vaccine patents. These include vaccine patents for Flu, Rotavirus, Hepatitis A, Anthrax, West Nile virus, SARS, Rift Valley Fever, and several other diseases of note.

Other patents held by the CDC encompass various applications of vaccine technologies including Nucleic acid vaccines for prevention of flavivirus infection, aerosol delivery systems for vaccines, adjuvants, various vaccination testing methods, vaccine quality control and numerous other vaccine accessories.

The CDC and Covid: The Road to Covid Hell is Paved with CDC Obfuscations

Besides, as the vilest Writer has his Readers, so the greatest Liar has his Believers; and it often happens, that if a Lie be believ’d only for an Hour, it has done its Work, and there is no farther occasion for it. Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it; so that when Men come to be undeceiv’d, it is too late; the Jest is over, and the Tale has had its Effect.
Jonathan Swift

As the central organization commissioned with “protecting America from health, safety and security threats,” the CDC was presented its most significant assignment in its controversial history when the Covid Crisis of 2020 spread to the shores of the United States.

The CDC would shift into hyperdrive offering up all manner of advice, guidelines, regulations, decrees and laws impacting virtually every aspect of life across the country. Most of these decrees represented radical departures from past epidemiological principles.

During this existential ‘crisis’ the CDC would initiate an extraordinary campaign of rolling and shifting regulations. This onslaught of new “guidelines” included face coverings, social distancing, contact tracing, quarantines and isolation, Covid testing, travel regulations, school closures, business procedures– little of everyday life did not come under the influence and control of the CDC machinery.

No stone was left un-micromanaged— even the mundane task of washing hands was transformed into a 4 page baroque ritual, video included, via CDC guidelines. It seemed the only thing notably omitted from CDC “expert guidelines” during this teachable moment was nutrition and exercise.

Change With The Changing Science™

This onslaught of edicts and definitions shifted on a weekly basis creating a climate of confusion and chaos. When questioned, the CDC would sternly proclaim “the science is settled.”

When politically expedient they reconfigured their protocols artfully asserting “the science evolved.”

Standard definitions became fungible when convenient.

While the most visible and contentious dissembling concerned the efficacy of masks – dozens of comparative studies clearly illustrated their ineffectiveness and harms – there were far more profound and disturbing manipulations emanating from the ever-shifting sands at CDC headquarters.

One of the more egregious examples of CDC duplicity occurred on March 24,2020 when the CDC changed well established protocols on ‘how cause of death’ would now be reported on death certificates, exclusively for COVID-19.

This seemingly benign modification became a watershed moment launching a process by which many deaths would be erroneously coded as U07.1 COVID-19. This led to massive COVID-19 death misattribution, was used to ramp up the fear and used as justification for the assemblage of draconian Covid policies.

Critics have called for a full audit of the CDC noting that, “These changes in data definition, collection, and analysis were made only for Covid” in violation of Federal guidelines. In a statement to Reuters, the CDC said:

it made adjustments to its COVID Data Tracker’s mortality data on March 14 because its algorithm was accidentally counting deaths that were not COVID-19-related.”

Two years after the problematic change in certification, the CDC would commence the process of removing tens of thousands from its “Covid death” toll.

The Covid Vaccine

As the Covid crisis unfolded, all of the long and winding roads ended up in the same place: experimental mRNA gene therapies which were sold as ‘vaccines’ and advertised as a panacea to extricate the world from this ‘crisis.’ The CDC, as trusted go-to government body and chief marketing representative, was tasked with leading the country to safer shores and peddling Pharma’s latest cash cow to the American public.

To sell these experimental injections the CDC relied on the ever handy marketing mantra of “safe and effective”. Consistent with past maneuverings, CDC communiques on the mRNA injections were chaotic when not outright duplicitous.

Certain problems cropped up almost immediately as it was discovered that this sales pitch was dependent on flawed study designs and data that was clearly massaged and manipulated.

The very same CDC that originally touted Covid injections as being able to “stop transmission” took an abrupt U-Turn admitting they couldn’t.

Once the “vaccine” rollout was in full swing the CDC, true to form, ignored all warning signs.

As early as January 2021 safety signals pointed towards potential dangers of these controversial injections. Adverse reactions were either downplayed or completely ignored. Risk-benefit analysis was also kept off the table even as the data painted a not-so-rosy portrayal of “safe and effective.”

The CDC’s reputation took another hit when it was reported that large swaths of Covid data had been hidden from public scrutiny and independent analysis. This added to the pile of pandemic policy scandals and further tarnished the CDC’s veneer as a reliable public health agency.

Postscript

The story of CDC kleptocracy parallels the story of contemporary US government institutions. From its humble beginnings as an agency with a mission to manage the swamp, it has degenerated into a bloated bureaucracy that has become a full fledged member of the swamp.

That the CDC isn’t telling the truth to Americans on important matters of public health is in plain sight. It is no surprise that polls show public confidence in the CDC plummeting and, in the mind’s of many, the agency’s once honorable bubble has burst.

Accusations of CDC corruption no longer exist exclusively in the skeptical minds of government critics; they have become commonplace denunciations backed by mountains of easy-to-access evidence. No conspiracy is needed as a litany of scandals have come to characterize ‘business as usual’ at the CDC.

“Can we trust the CDC?”

To find the answer ask a different question.

“Who owns the CDC?”

Michael Bryant is a freelance journalist/activist and researcher who presently focuses primarily on issues surrounding health freedom. His work has appeared on HealthFreedomDefense.org

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Charly
Charly
May 8, 2022 2:13 PM

Die USA bekämpft die Korruption mir Bestechung!!!

Redpill
Redpill
May 5, 2022 10:34 PM

I would love to post this on Twitter but it won’t allow the link. Is there another blog that has this article that you know of that can be used to get past the censors?

Maxwell
Maxwell
May 6, 2022 3:47 AM
Reply to  Redpill
Abbi Shylock
Abbi Shylock
May 3, 2022 6:00 AM

The CDC operates like a central bank. Its costs are civeted by taxpayers but the decisions are private. “Privatise the profit. Socialise the debt.”

Connie Tate
Connie Tate
May 2, 2022 1:46 AM

Excellent and much needed article. However I have one rather large bone of contention: You fail to mention the CDC’s (in conjunction with the IDSA) terrible mishandling of the Lyme Disease epidemic. For forty years, Lyme sufferers (myself included) have engaged in an uphill battle to get Chronic Lyme Disease recognized. Conservatively, 330,000 Americans (it may be as high as half a million) Americans are bitten by disease carrying ticks that contain Lyme and other disabling pathogens–some of them potentially lethal. It is estimated that worldwide cases may number as high as 250,000,000. All the worthwhile research has been done by independent doctor/scientists, funded by generous foundations with deep pockets. Meanwhile, the denial of Chronic Lyme and the dismissal of Lyme patients–as well as the witch hunt against practitioners who attempt to treat this complex illness continues unabated–at least 50 doctors nationwide have lost their licenses for treating afflicted patients. (Sound familiar??) In the words of Lori Dennis, psychotherapist and mother of a Lyme infected son:

Today, millions of people world-over are suffering with chronic Lyme disease. Or some yet-undiagnosed mystery illness. Sadly, every day, everywhere, people in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia, Denmark and more are being treated by mainstream medicine like they’re modern day lepers.

Shaming The Sufferers–Chronic Lyme sufferers are true victims in our global allopathic medical system, abandoned and neglected, denied proper medical care, made to feel like they’re nothing more than ‘crazy’ and that their symptoms are ‘all in their head’. This form of gaslighting, blaming and shaming the sufferers, has now risen to pandemic proportions that are unthinkable and inhumane.

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Chronic Lyme Disease–This subject of my book “LYME MADNESS” an illness that the public, conventional and non-conventional medical professionals, mental health care experts, politicians, and insurers must be made aware of.

PHOTO: Lori Dennis left with David Michael Connor, writer for the Huffington Post, photo taken for event at Parliament Hill put on by VOCAL OTTAWA (Voices of Canadians About Lyme Event, Ottawa, Canada), where Lori Dennis was a speaker

Lyme Disease Is A Pandemic–Given that chronic Lyme disease has reached pandemic proportions and can be found in 80 countries worldwide, the time is NOW for us to understand how this debilitating, multi-system, neurological, immunosuppressive, post-sepsis illness can lead to a long list of seemingly unrelated physical symptoms as well as intractable depression and anxiety, gravely affecting the systemic health, including the mental health, of millions worldwide.

Chronic Lyme disease is a complicated, confusing, and terrifying abyss—a black hole of human suffering, conflicting views, widespread corruption, and unrelenting medical navigation.

LoriDennisSpeakingMidcoastLymeDiseaseSupportEducationConferenceMaineApril2017
A Black Hole of Human Suffering–Chronic Lyme disease is a complicated, confusing, and terrifying abyss—a black hole of human suffering, conflicting views, widespread corruption, and unrelenting medical navigation.

“LYME MADNESS” chronicles my family’s medical odyssey while capturing the current landscape of immeasurable suffering, twisted politics and medical madness that ensues worldwide.

It provides a platform for the many voices of chronic Lyme sufferers, caregivers, and activists, along with the very few doctors and politicians all fighting for awareness, support and justice around the globe.

Millions Are Suffering–It is a bold testament to the undeniable existence of this medical nightmare where millions are suffering and few are listening. The voices and pleas for medical acknowledgment of this widely negated disease are powerful, compelling, and a clarion call-to-action for those in power to put an end to the political roadblocks that have kept chronic Lyme disease in the shadows for more than 40 years.

Lori Dennis, MA, RP

Therapist, author, speaker

I rest my case. I hope you will take up the challenge of advocating for all the invisible Lyme sufferers, and expose the CDC’s role in perpetuating their misery.

Alan
Alan
May 2, 2022 1:01 AM

I knew there was something wrong with the CDC when they weighed in on gun laws.

But of course the entire American medical establishment needs to be torn down and rebuilt to allow medical freedom.

Junious Ricardo Stanton
Junious Ricardo Stanton
May 1, 2022 4:55 PM

Thank you for this article. The CDC like most public and quasi-public agencies in the Anglo-American-Five Eyes hydra has been captured and coopted by the very institutions and businesses it was tasked to employ and scrutinize in promoting health and preventing disease. The CDC is a tool and partner of Big Pharma. The sordid history of conflicts of interest, collusion, grift and graft are becoming wider known as the damage from their COVID policies and ill advised responses also gain the light of day. Thanks again for the insight.

Penelope
Penelope
May 1, 2022 3:15 AM

Bombshell: U.S. General Accounting Office Finds Evidence of Political Interference Occurring at CDC & FDA During COVID-19.
GAO, a major investigative arm of the US Govt, has issued a 37pp Report to Congress:

. . .”despite the leadership of these organizations (CDC, FDA, NIH and ASPR) asserting that there have been no political interference during the pandemic, an investigation by the GAO found multiple examples of such within the agencies.”

https://rwmalonemd.substack.com/p/political-interference-at-health

Mr Perfect
Mr Perfect
May 1, 2022 12:12 AM

CDC changed well established protocols on ‘how cause of death’ would now be reported on death certificates, exclusively for COVID-19.

From memory ,I think it was the CDC that changed the definition of AIDS in the 1980’s ,creating 80,000 AIDS ‘victims’ overnight.

rememberingmonkey
rememberingmonkey
May 1, 2022 12:02 AM

“protecting America from health, safety and security.”

Joe Van Steenbergen
Joe Van Steenbergen
Apr 30, 2022 9:32 PM

Follow the money.

Penelope
Penelope
Apr 30, 2022 8:18 PM

cases bird flu in us & china

A highly contagious strain of bird flu has been detected in a Colorado man, marking the first confirmed case of human infection in the US, local authorities announced Thursday.
This strain is believed to have probably killed hundreds of birds and spread to half the states in the country.

The infected individual is a man “under the age of 40” who worked on a commercial farm in Colorado and was involved in the slaughter of suspected infected birds when he was directly exposed to H5N1 flu, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said . Colorado Health Center (CDPHE), adding that the man is largely asymptomatic and only has fatigue.

He’s getting Tamiflu.

Also a case in China.
https://actualidad.rt.com/actualidad/428428-confirman-eeuu-primer-caso-cepa-gripe-aviar-humano

Does anyone have a theory about that the point of the Shanghai & Peking lockdowns is? Do you think it could be just participating in the purposeful global economic degradation?

Maxwell
Maxwell
Apr 30, 2022 5:13 PM

In the UK it is comforting to know:

The Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries just admitted that a totally opaque “disinformation unit” in government works day in day out to *extrajudicially* remove lawful speech the government doesn’t like from the internet.

https://twitter.com/silkiecarlo/status/1479069703041691648

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Apr 30, 2022 2:37 PM

The state religion is Medicalism and its core dogma is that “health” and “medicine” are equivalent. It is an ideology and any corruption in favour of that ideology will be seen as some form of “noble lie”. If it were to be tackled from the outside, it would be necessary to get at the root of the evil; not just the branches. However, we live in Biblical times!

https://www.medpagetoday.com/special-reports/exclusives/97592
Vaccine Researcher Who Developed Tinnitus After COVID Shot Calls for Further Study
— Gregory Poland, MD, advocates both vaccination and better understanding of possible side effect
March 9, 2022
Gregory Poland, MD, director of the Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group in Rochester, Minnesota, remains a steadfast vaccination advocate — even though he developed tinnitus soon after receiving his second dose of COVID vaccine.
A little more than a year ago, Poland was driving back from the hospital after receiving his second shot when he nearly veered out of his lane.
“It was like someone suddenly blew a dog whistle in my ear,” Poland told MedPage Today. “It has been pretty much unrelenting.”
Since then, Poland said he has been experiencing what he describes as life-altering tinnitus, or ringing in the ear. It occurs in both ears, but is worse in the left than in the right.
He remains steadfast that opting to receive his booster — after which his tinnitus briefly disappeared but then returned at a slightly higher pitch that made it just a bit less bothersome — was the right move. After all, it would be “way too ironic” for a prominent vaccinologist to die of COVID, he said.

With fronts of brass, and feet of clay.

Hemlockfen
Hemlockfen
Apr 30, 2022 2:13 PM

Was this article promoting a pandemic treaty because government bureaucracy can’t be trusted? Almost sounded that way.

Un……..Fucking………Believable. The whole thing.

I am getting fed up with everything our government does. How did we allow this to happen? Where are the accountability and ethics people? Is the graft so prevalent at every level of our government that we are unable to track it efficiently because there is too much? Is this a reflection of our general population? Are we all this evil? Sure sounds like it. It is just mind boggling. It’s everywhere. Greed and evil.

I noted that Pfizer was conspicuously absent from the list of donors to the CDC foundation and that many of the CDC foundation donors were other foundations. Is Big Pharma using other foundations to shield themselves?

This one is getting forwarded to my Congress people, although they have probably already seen it.

I want them to know that I have too.

Nice details.

Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Apr 30, 2022 1:56 PM

Well written article but fails to suggest that ALL “federal” agencies are tax funded corporate syndications set up for legalized extortion and racketeering operations. Of course, they are corrupt. The entire monetary system is corrupt.

These “governmental” frauds are little more than descended families of European mafia interests, which have been in operation for over 7 hundred years.

It must be nice to own a large plantation…

Gary Wilson
Gary Wilson
Apr 30, 2022 11:16 AM

In the early 1980’s, Peter Duesberg pointed out that the CDC’s funding was being cut. When the HIV/Aids hypothesis was promoted by the CDC, their funding started going up, year after year.(HIV/AIDS remains an hypothesis as no scientific study has proven a causal relationship between HIV and AIDS – ask Kary Mullis)
I suggest that the primary job at the CDC is to increase funding for the CDC by any means.

Edwige
Edwige
Apr 30, 2022 10:17 AM

They keep reviving this one in the hope that sheer repetition will override its manifest preposterousness:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/hotter-sicker-climate-crisis-will-trigger-surge-spillover-events/

George Mc
George Mc
Apr 30, 2022 1:20 PM
Reply to  Edwige

I recall an episode of QI in which David Mitchell complained about grotesquely magnified photos of kitchen bugs where were being used to scare everyone into thinking they need to buy more disinfectant. As Mitchell noted, these bugs have always been there and are clearly NOT a problem. Indeed trying to remove them may cause more damage.

This is the stage we are now at: scaring people with stuff that always happened all the time now being presented as “horrifying”.

Howard
Howard
Apr 30, 2022 5:14 PM
Reply to  George Mc

It may be necessary to differentiate between natural and man-made “stuff that always happened.”

I love the cold – and here in the Eastern US we’ve had a lot of that. But rather than coming from nature’s ice box, it seems to be coming gratis of the climate engineers, what with their chemical ice nucleation of Gulf of Mexico moisture.

Now that’s just a wee bit “horrifying.”

les online
les online
Apr 30, 2022 9:50 AM

From the front page of Friday’s morning paper (Sydney – SMH) i learned that
an Omicron sub-variant is getting ready to pounce – though it appears it has decided to wait ’til after the national election due to be held in a few weeks, then to have another go at wrecking The Australian Economy…

I learn that Power Prices are going to rise, though the article stops short of blaming “Putin !”…

According to post-‘pandemic’ headlines there’s a jobs boom in Australia. Odd ! For the major opposition party has jobs as a central theme to its electioneering propaganda. Clearly internal party polling is telling the campaign managers there’s a lot of people wanting work…Why does the Press say otherwise ?

Tucked away in the ‘Business’ section: The boss of one of Australia’s two national supermarket chains calls for more migrants. He’s quoted as saying “I would certainly like to see more focus on getting more immigration into the country because, eventually, we’ll see rising wages if there isnt more supply.” Translation ‘we dont yet have full employment and we need to keep it that way, so workers cant improve their share of the pie’..

The New Normal’s honesty is refreshing. The Old Normal was to vehemently deny immigration was being used to hold down, and lower workers wages…

The same supermarket has alerted customers to expect across the board food price increases. It didnt blame the price rises on “Putin !”- maybe because most of its products are locally produced…But it’s early days yet…

hotrod31
hotrod31
Apr 30, 2022 1:20 PM
Reply to  les online

NSW is has definitely been preparing for unprecedented migrant intakes … the basis of my theory other than the snippets that slip-out from business leaders every now and again … take a ride around your cities and just look at the residential developments taking place. It doesn’t matter what the media say about housing shortages … common sense would suggest that there is an over development, for who? Blackrock, State Street and Vanguard are surely not going to buy them all, and besides, even if they do … it would expose that our State/Federal government/s are NOT in control of what is happening, despite the anti-immigrant rhetoric. Really interesting times ahead …

Kika
Kika
Apr 30, 2022 9:22 PM
Reply to  hotrod31

The Labor Party in Australia has just made a pre-election ‘promise’ to part/buy houses for lower income groups. Using taxpayer’s money to buy private houses for some will probably jack up the already monsterous price of houses and land in Australia.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-01/labor-affordable-housing-shared-equity-scheme-campaign/101028354

Willem
Willem
Apr 30, 2022 8:11 AM

Wow. So how should we change The cdc (and FDA, and EMA, and medicine that goes along with it. Should we boycot medicine? – what if we do get sick?

It’s a serious question to which I do not have an answer…

Rhys Jaggar
Rhys Jaggar
Apr 30, 2022 7:57 AM

Take a look at the MMR story too and there’s plenty in there to damage the CDC reputation….

Penelope
Penelope
Apr 30, 2022 7:33 AM

I commend to your notice an article by Robert Burrowes who understands the big picture of the psychopaths’ corruption, including the place of the Russo-Ukrainian war.

https://www.globalresearch.ca/war-ukraine-understanding-resisting-global-elite-deeper-agenda/5776506

NickM
NickM
Apr 30, 2022 7:16 AM

Talk about Kickbacks! After 4 weeks of “Sanctions from Hell”:

April 03: 1 U$ = 84 Russian Rubles
April 30: 1 U$ = 74 Russian Rubles

Any more bright ideas from “the West’s” geriatric self-chosen so-called “financial elite”?

Jacques
Jacques
Apr 30, 2022 6:53 AM

So, the world has become out-and-out corrupt once again, if it ever was not. Our institutions are empty shells, as their purpose has been turned inside out, upside down. Despite having access to education, including lessons from history, people have a hard time ascertaining the current reality. An article like this is good to open people’s eyes, but what we really need is another reformation.

We need to find a way of salvaging the good aspects of the various systems and schemes humankind has created over the centuries, of separating wheat from chaff, getting rid of the leeches, and carrying on until things get fucked up the next time around again.

So, how do we do that? How do we chase the fucks out of the positions of power they’ve infiltrated and hijacked?

Analyzing how the fucking CDC is utterly corrupt is a commendable effort. But it’s only the first step. We need proposals for solutions. Any ideas?

rubberheid
rubberheid
Apr 30, 2022 3:02 PM
Reply to  Jacques

its not just the CIC,

so many people are plain cunts too. what has went wrong with these people? or am I plain wrong?? what happened to decency, civility, reason or morals? consideration for others??

fuk dat never mind money money phone phone busy busy meeeeee me

tbh, let this cull run its course. it has been said many times that life as lived and portrayed through the MSM, is a basic intelligence test. let the herd thin itself by volition. : /

after that the real questions arise… who are left with all the levers??

hiding in the hills is nonsense,.. fuck knows ole jacq. Maybe it’ll be a Golden Ladder?

Clive Williams
Clive Williams
Apr 30, 2022 5:29 AM

1976 swine flu. In England we didn’t get jabbed for flu like Americans so that was that. Anyway I remember beautiful weather going out having fun. Whatever happened to the saying “don’t believe everything written in the papers”.
Was it a Disease, you tell me people today? After 50yrs was it a Disease?
Some people just like telling everybody else what to do. They are miserable to full blown Facists.
If you think they believe in the individual you are fooling yourself.

Johnny
Johnny
Apr 30, 2022 3:50 AM

From Wiki:
‘The agency’s main goal is the protection of public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability in the US and worldwide.’

Wanna ‘protect health’ ?
Phase out sugar, (this’ll raise ire) animal fats and preservatives.
Phase out alcohol (more ire).
Phase out synthetic fertilisers.
Replace FAKE history classes with exercise and yoga lessons.
Ban all puerile media.

Did I miss any ?

Hele
Hele
Apr 30, 2022 6:03 AM
Reply to  Johnny

Stop multinationals promoting fat people in all forms of advertising- pretending to be inclusive.
Stop governments promoting pharma-fuelled- gender confusion shit to kids and minors.

NickM
NickM
Apr 30, 2022 7:19 AM
Reply to  Johnny

Yes. Sitting is the new Smoking: phase out motor cars and video screens.

Orthus
Orthus
Apr 30, 2022 7:32 AM
Reply to  Johnny

Funny thing sugar. It is fashionable to decry WHO but I (academic interest but possible youthful naivety) was unaware of any problems, of any behaviour inconsistent with being a UN agency until they slipped up over sugar. Eventually they could avert their eyes no longer and announced that they would have to recommend a lower sugar intake. This enraged the sugar beet farmers of America and the US threatened to defund WHO for placing health above profit. (Defunding — another right wing invention!). In effect this was the US threatening to default on its UN dues and after that WHO became vulnerable to private sector take over. (Can’t remember whether this was under Reagan or a Bush.)

The predominant health feature of the 20th century was heart disease coupled with increased body mass. The latter was not entirely unwelcome, the British authorities had only taken on interest in the well being of the population after many men failed their army medicals due to poor nutrition. No Boer War service for them.

The increased girth of the population could reasonably be due to one of two things — increased fat consumption or increased sugar consumption. The British doctor and nutritionist, Yudkin, blamed sugar, the American economist, Keys, blamed animal fats. The bully, Keys, won the popular argument and he was rewarded by the sugar industry who rebuilt his faculty. His other reward was to end his life as a giant blob in a wheelchair.

rubberheid
rubberheid
Apr 30, 2022 3:15 PM
Reply to  Johnny

i’ll still “pickle” overripe fruit and consume, ya killjoy ; )

oil fertilsers are being phased out – family farmers cannot afford anymore and stocks are depleted (dem pesky Rus), (red) diesel may be rationed from June… guy wasn’t clear if he meant generally or just to farms – from farmer i know, not finterbet.

already rationed in agric ireland?

i’d replace a lot of that yoga with ecology, water management and understanding land based shtuff…..

puerile media? haha can we not ban puerile behaviour in adults! especially those in positions of trust and power!!

argh

: )

Clive Williams
Clive Williams
May 1, 2022 1:02 AM
Reply to  Johnny

Johnny
More Corn syrup and sugar substitute poisons!
And You advocate closing Pubs!
One of the reasons we are in this social mess is because of Safe Banist cronies.
Above, in the article Internal problems, also mean those who are also in our own communities. imo.

hotrod31
hotrod31
Apr 30, 2022 2:51 AM

Most of these large, bureaucracies, or former bureaucracies, appear to feel that they are beyond reproach because they obviously have the opinion that they are protected by their colleagues, or handlers in the media. It simply goes to show that; if you can oust a President without any real meaningful repercussion or consequence … you can get away with ANYTHING provided you have the media working with you. It is evident that is even possible to create/administer a phantom ‘viral’ bio-weapon and successfully scare the crap out of most of THE WORLD’s population, and get away with it … for 2+ years and counting. In my part of the world – the authorities are now promoting the concept of a 4th, or is it the 5th? mutation of the virus they refuse to show a living sample of … a veritable ‘phantom’ … or in the words of H L Mencken … a hobgoblin.

Captain Birdheart
Captain Birdheart
Apr 30, 2022 3:55 AM
Reply to  hotrod31

You aren’t wrong.

https://youtu.be/s13YC7RsimE

Was going to post Pavement’s ‘two states’ on the last thread, but we’re not doing that now.

Where is Gordan to rebuke me, ?

Edith
Edith
Apr 30, 2022 5:25 AM
Reply to  hotrod31

I have read they needed to do 6 needles for whatever reason….so still at least 3 more needed in many places..,no one has given explanation of why 6

hotrod31
hotrod31
Apr 30, 2022 1:07 PM
Reply to  Edith

To the best of my limited knowledge – there really has been no plausible reason for 2 injections for the phantom V, let alone 6. The only thing really mutating is the BS.
Any person with at least two brain-cells firing should be asking themselves simple things like; why on earth they would need two [experimental] injections for this magic ‘new’ sars cov2? If a reasonable and plausible reason is proven and verified, beyond conjecture, then by all means go for it, if that is what makes you feel ‘safer’. But on the other hand, when so many governments and so many newly-minted health officianados sprout the same contradictory BS, globally, and you’re bombarded with virus/vax-porn 24/7 … if that doesn’t arouse your BS detecting radar and send you scurrying in the opposite direction … well sadly, you deserve to be vaxxed, good and proper.

maiasta
maiasta
Apr 30, 2022 2:13 AM

Not related to the CDC, but certainly to the global corporate coup:

Rigged French Election Reveals New Normal Dictatorship

Johnny
Johnny
Apr 30, 2022 1:43 AM

‘Kickbacks, corruption and scandal’
That sums up 99.9% of politics, most large government agencies, multinational corporations and the mainstream media.
The seeds of self destruction are now Triffids and they’re gonna devour most of us.

Clive Williams
Clive Williams
May 1, 2022 2:17 AM
Reply to  Johnny

They’ll ban that film, killing plants with sea water…terrible.
It’s Racist it’s Anti-Semitic it’s Anti-Fem it’s Anti-Social Distancing, I saw two Naked Plants holding hands kissing each other!
Ban IT!
Was anyone smoking drinking…..anyway Ban IT!
We need to protect the children!!!
The Horror!

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Apr 29, 2022 11:30 PM

Hepatitis in children in Europe and US, Pfizer; Hepatitis is an adverse event of Jab!
April 28th, 2022
Jeremy Poole ‘The Family Man’
@jeremypoole
Could childhood hepatitis be related to the vaccine? Pfizer thinks so.
https://odysee.com/@jeremypoole:b/2022-04-28-13-12-10:3

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-61270609
Hepatitis: More cases confirmed in young children
By Smitha Mundasad
Health reporter
Published: 5 hours ago
UK health officials say investigations have uncovered another 34 confirmed cases of unusual hepatitis – or liver inflammation – in young children since 25 April.
This brings the UK total to 145 since January, including 108 in England, 17 in Scotland, 11 in Wales and 9 in Northern Ireland.
Ten children affected have had liver transplants.
Scientists are not yet certain what is causing this rise in cases.

Edith
Edith
Apr 30, 2022 5:27 AM

They never are….like our state health minister doesn’t know why all the heart attacks and strokes are causing lots of sudden ambulance ramping…

Penelope
Penelope
Apr 30, 2022 7:39 AM

Lost in a Dark Wood,
It’s a severe form of hepatitis– not A,B,C,D or E. It’s autoimmune. You may recall that Stephanie Seneff, Judy Mikovitz and others predicted that parts of the spike protein mimicked parts of the body, and hence might cause autoimmune attack on the body’s own tissues.

Voz 0db
Voz 0db
Apr 29, 2022 11:13 PM

The FUN part is that this will keep on going…

Reply
rubberheid
rubberheid
Apr 30, 2022 3:18 PM
Reply to  Voz 0db

+ 1

TheBurningHouse
TheBurningHouse
Apr 29, 2022 10:43 PM

All you have to do is drop the last word from ‘protecting America from health, safety and security threats’ and you have the reality.

maiasta
maiasta
Apr 30, 2022 2:10 AM

Witty and true.

Edwige
Edwige
Apr 29, 2022 10:42 PM

The CDC was in a lot of trouble at the start of the 1980s with so-called contagious diseases declining and Reagan elected on a promise to reduce the size of government. Then along came AIDS…

william
william
Apr 29, 2022 10:37 PM

How many died of Covid in the US-

CDC – ” Specifically, deaths from circulatory diseases, Alzheimer disease and dementia, and respiratory diseases have increased in 2020 relative to past years (7), and it is unclear to what extent these represent misclassified COVID-19 deaths or deaths indirectly related to the pandemic (e.g., because of disruptions in health care access or utilization)”

jimbojames
jimbojames
Apr 29, 2022 9:53 PM

The only question relevant at this point is why such entities exist,
after a litany of proven abuses and corruption?

Granted this question applies not only to the CDC but every institution, organization
agency or entity in existence worldwide. Will some be able to justify or defend their continued existence? It’s possible but not probable. There is nothing worth saving. Everything should be dismantled, thoroughly audited, reviewed, culled, rebuilt from the ground floor up, and then returned to operation. Somehow, some way we will have to staff whatever institutions survive. It will be hard but not impossible if we have faith.

Ort
Ort
Apr 29, 2022 9:39 PM

Thanks for this informative and trenchant article.

This is a recycled comment written in June, 2019, posted then to an article about the fraudulent conclusions announced by the Dutch MH-17 Joint Investigation Team. Although some of the topical references are dated, I last recycled it in December, 2020, in response to the news that the WHO quietly deleted “natural immunity” from its website.
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The compromised, fraudulent “Joint Investigation Team (JIT)” MH-17 investigation is one of a series of Western official whitewashes, cover-ups, and decoys.

Such investigations are the latest iteration, or a special case, of a related phenomenon: regulatory capture. The Wikipedia definition is accurate: “Regulatory capture is a form of government failure which occurs when a regulatory agency, created to act in the public interest, instead advances the commercial or political concerns of special interest groups that dominate the industry or sector it is charged with regulating.

Roman poet Juvenal’s timeless question comes to mind: “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” (Who watches the watchers?)

The gradual capture of US regulatory agencies metastasized during this century. However, apart from intra-national government regulatory agencies, there are nominally-independent private international and intergovernmental authorities established to oversee financial, scientific, and technical endeavors in accordance with objective high standards– e.g., NIST, OPCW, and in finance, the “Big Accounting” agencies.

When the Enron scandal broke, there was major collateral damage: one of the “Big Five” accounting firms, Arthur Andersen, proved to be so complicit and culpable in Enron’s fraudulent skulduggery that it was forced to go out of business; its vaunted trustworthy independence proved to be a self-serving myth.

These ancillary agencies are, or were, trusted to provide independent, dispassionate investigation and scrutiny, without fear or favor, in their various disciplines. This high-minded mandate notwithstanding, the above-mentioned scientific and technical authorities have issued shamelessly contrived, thoroughly politicized reports on controversial events, e.g. NIST’s report on the still-mysterious events of 9/11/2001, the OPCW investigation into the fake “Syrian chemical weapons attack” in Douma, and the entirely bogus allegations of the use of “Russian military-grade chemical weapons” in the Skripal farce.

The Mueller Report in the US and the JIT investigation of the MH-17 aircraft downing also exemplify this metastasizing, malignant “Ministry of Truth” ethos.

All of these ostensibly scrupulously neutral reports corroborated dubious or frankly incredible official government narratives used to justify the governments’ heinous policies and practices. And, except for the OPCW Syria cover-up, the common denominator is that the reports all directly accuse the Russian government of heinous criminal conduct.

I would say “now pull the other one”, but everything pullable has long since been pulled.
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Postscript added December, 2020: To discerning, appropriately skeptical observers the Megadeath Virus of Doom scamdemic reveals that international (or transnational) public-health organizations are also thoroughly “captured” fronts for, to use CJ Hopkins’ term, GloboCap.

mgeo
mgeo
Apr 30, 2022 8:44 AM
Reply to  Ort
NixonScraypes
NixonScraypes
Apr 29, 2022 9:38 PM

A bit like the NHS. I believe it has more office workers than health workers now. Centralisation is always a disaster, no matter how well intentioned

Marilyn Shepherd
Marilyn Shepherd
Apr 29, 2022 9:36 PM

If you think they are bad you should check out the regulators in Australia, they are in the pockets of big pharma 100% and they don’t seem to care how many die or are permanently sick from the toxic jabs. The even lodge papers about the PCR and RAT’s on their website with the correct details for health professionals and lies for the public, lies that lead many people to believe they are actually sick.

WorkingClassHero
WorkingClassHero
Apr 30, 2022 12:11 AM

Like john skerritt who is neither a scientist or doctor, comes out on ads wearing a white coat promoting a medical trail. His job is to regulate and inform, not promote. And what’s with the white coat? Are we supposed to trust anybody who wears one. Fuck me, his expertise is in Agriculture.

That said, if you are still being duped at this stage of the game I’ve little sympathy. Further if one has sold their principles for money/wages then this will not end well either.

I’ve walked away from many contracts even when they made exceptions for me personally because they required my specialist services. I told them that I can’t do business with companies who discriminate. Simple.

I would rather mow lawns for cash rather than submit to their bullshit. Hence why they want to get rid of cash too.

Shin
Shin
Apr 30, 2022 8:06 AM

A cashless society would also have massive implications on the homeless.
We could be seeing mass genocide just on that front alone.

Hemlockfen
Hemlockfen
Apr 30, 2022 2:42 PM
Reply to  Shin

I don’t know. A good friend’s oldest daughter is “officially” homeless and gets monthly checks from the State of California. Electronically deposited on her cashless card. She lives in a tent in a park in southern California. Methamphetamine is her life’s desire. She was once an attractive young woman who got in with the wrong crowd and now she is happy with her life. She has fought off family intervention more than once. Seems like the homeless populations may just outlast “normal” people when everything crashes. They may just be the human race’s best hope for the future if things keep going the way they are.

Shin
Shin
May 1, 2022 4:32 AM
Reply to  Hemlockfen

I’m sure that applies in some cases. There are varying degrees of homelessness. I’m sure some have different perks than others.
I’m more talking about the vast majority of the homeless population who do not have the luxury of government handouts. The ones who solely rely on cash and coin handouts from strangers to get by. Cash, however small, to buy what they need. Food, drink, drugs etc.
These homeless that don’t possess an identity, like a drivers license, a birth certificate, a photo ID, a bank account, a medicare card or a tax file number are going to have an incredibly difficult time without cash.
From a Government perspective, these people don’t exist.
It was this fragment of society I was referring too.

Marilyn Shepherd
Marilyn Shepherd
Apr 30, 2022 9:11 AM

Not to mention the states and commonwealth chief health officers who have been preened so much they look like rock stars. Thankfully in SA the worst of the Marshmallows excesses were gone within days

Mr Perfect
Mr Perfect
May 1, 2022 8:07 AM

According to Rotary, John Skerrit has a Ph.D in pharmacology from University of Sydney ,not in agriculture.
I can’t remember the last time I saw a medical doctor in a white coat,and I can’t remember ever seeing a GP in a Australia wearing a white coat.

Skerritt has never replied to my emailed questions about sars-cov-2 and covid-19,nor has the Commonwealth CHO’s and the Commonwealth Department of Health,NSW Department of Health ‘and the NT CHO and just recently the covid-19 resource nurse NT.
The only one who replied was Prof. Bustin,the PCR guru ,when questioned on the statement in the abstract of one of his papers that sars-cov-2 causes covid-19.
In his reply ,he confused isolation with purification and when this was brought to his attention-no reply. (Bustin should have known of the differences as they are mentioned in a paper published in Advances in Virus Research published in 1953)

In all cases, all I wanted was citations of relevant papers supporting their assertions.