Flu Vaccines Are a Waste of Money

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Respected international scientists who examined the evidence, concluded that annual influenza campaigns are likely an utter waste of time and money."  But  officials at the US Centers for Disease Control disregard science and accept commercial propaganda as their guide for setting public health policy.

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Nobody Should Volunteer for Clinical Trials As Long As Research Data Is Secret

An urgent call for a debate about the ethics of data secrecy. Absent the humanitarian raison d’etre for enrolling in a clinical trial, no human being should be put at any–even minimal risk–without adequate compensation as a laborer and the protection of Workmen’s Compensation insurance.   

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Infomail Archive, 2005

Infomail 2005 News Stories on Human Research Protection and Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav Subscribe to the AHRP infomail list Dec 16: Drugs, Devices & Doctors – NYT Paul Krugman Dec 11: Scientific Fraud & Corruption on Both sides of Atlantic: Merck . . . Continue reading →

Twin Pharma Give-A-Ways: Biodefense Vaccine /Drug Development Act–S. 1873_ $7 bill Bird Flu Plan

Twin Pharma Give-A-Ways: Biodefense Vaccine /Drug Development Act–S. 1873_ $7 bill Bird Flu Plan Wed, 2 Nov 2005 If the Administration were serious about preparing for an avian flu pandemic–or for ANY health disaster for that matter–the money would be spent on . . . Continue reading →

Beware of Avian Flu Hoax – Senate HELP Committee OK’s bill to Shield Drug / Vaccine Mfg

Beware of Avian Flu Hoax – Senate HELP Committee OK’s bill to Shield Drug / Vaccine Mfg Tue, 25 Oct 2005 Serious questions are being raised by physicians and knowledgable critics about the government’s bullying tactics to promote the vaccine business. The . . . Continue reading →

Infomail Archive

Infomail 2005 News Stories on Human Research Protection and Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav Subscribe to the AHRP infomail list Dec 16: Drugs, Devices & Doctors – NYT Paul Krugman Dec 11: Scientific Fraud & Corruption on Both sides of Atlantic: Merck . . . Continue reading →

Tamiflu Cited in 2 Teen Deaths – Global Plan for Influenza Action – Lancet

Tamiflu Cited in 2 Teen Deaths – Global Plan for Influenza Action – Lancet Monday, November 14, 2005 Japanese newspapers report that two teenage boys – one 14 the other 17 – died after taking one dose of the antiviral drug, Tamiflu, . . . Continue reading →

European perspective: Bird Flu–BBC Panoarama / German skeptics / Rumsfeld Tamiflu stock $5 to $25 million

European perspective: Bird Flu–BBC Panoarama / German skeptics / Rumsfeld Tamiflu stock $5 to $25 million Sat, 5 Nov 2005 As the media continues its senstional coverage of the “Bird Flu pandemic”, healthy skeptics are examining the evidence. Two European examinations–The BBC . . . Continue reading →