Ten Swine Flu Lies Told by the Mainstream Media

legal immunity TRUTHBy Mike Adams

The mainstream media is engaged in what we Americans call “bald faced lies” about swine flu. It seems to be true with this issue more than any other, and it became apparent to me recently when a colleague of mine — a nationally-syndicated newspaper columnist — told me their column on natural defenses for swine flu was rejected by newspapers all across the country. Many newspapers refused to run the column and, instead, ran an ad for “free vaccine clinics” in the same space.

The media, it seems, is so deeply in bed with the culture of vaccinations that they will do almost anything to keep the public misinformed. And that includes lying about swine flu vaccines.

There are ten key lies that continue to be told by the mainstream media (MSM) about swine flu and swine flu vaccines.

Lie #1 – There are no adjuvants used in the vaccines

I was recently being interviewed by a major U.S. news network when the reporter interviewing me came up with this humdinger: There are no adjuvants being used in the swine flu vaccines, he said!

I assured him that adjuvants were, indeed, a crucial part of the vaccine recipe, and they were being widely used by drug companies to “stretch” the vaccine supply. It’s no secret. But he insisted he had been directly told by a drug company rep that no adjuvants were being used at all. And he believed them! So everything being published by this large news network about swine flu vaccines now assumes there are no adjuvants in the vaccines at all.

Lie #2 – The swine flu is more dangerous than seasonal flu

This lie is finally starting to unravel. I admit that in the early days of this pandemic, even I was concerned this could be a global killer. But after observing the very mild impact the virus was having on people in the real world, it became obvious that this was a mild flu, no more dangerous than a seasonal flu.

The MSM, however, continues to promote H1N1 swine flu as being super dangerous, driving fear into the minds of people and encouraging them to rush out and get a vaccine shot for a flu that’s really no more likely to kill them than the regular winter sniffles. Sure, the virus could still mutate into something far worse, but if it does that, the current vaccine could be rendered obsolete anyway!

cn-tower-toronto-lightningLie #3 – Vaccines protect you from swine flu

This is the biggest lie of all, and the media pushes it hard. Getting a vaccine, they insist, will protect you from the swine flu. But it’s just flat-out false. Even if the vaccine produces antibodies, that’s not the same thing as real-world immunity from a live virus, especially if the virus mutates (as they often do).

As I pointed out in a recent article, statistically speaking the average American is 40 times more likely to be struck by lightning than to have their life saved by a swine flu vaccine. (http://www.naturalnews.com/026955_s…)

Lie #4 – Vaccines are safe

And how would any journalists actually know this? None of the vaccines have been subjected to real-world testing for any meaningful duration. The “safety” of these vaccines is nothing more than wishful thinking.

The MSM also doesn’t want you to know what’s in the vaccines. Some vaccines are made from viral fragments grown in diseased African monkeys. If that sounds incredible, read the true story here: http://www.naturalnews.com/026779_s… 

Lie #5 – The vaccine isn’t mandatory

You hear this lie all the time: The swine flu vaccine shot is voluntary, they say. [Even Obama says so. -Ed.] But it’s not true if you’re an employee at a place where vaccines are being mandated. Millions of Americans are now being told by their employers that if they don’t get vaccine shots, they will be effectively fired from their jobs. It’s especially true with health care workers, day care employees and school teachers.

Lie #6 – Getting a vaccine shot is a good bet on your health

In reality, a vaccine shot is far more likely to harm you than help you. According to one viral expert, the actual mortality rate of the swine flu virus is estimated to be as low as .007 percent (http://www.reuters.com/article/heal…). That means H1N1 swine flu kills less than one person in 100,000. Even if the vaccine works, let’s say, 10 percent of the time, you’d have to vaccine one million people to prevent one death from swine flu.

And in vaccinating one million people, you would inevitably harm or kill several people, simply from the vaccine side effects! Your net risk of death is increased by getting a swine flu vaccine.

Novel A-H1N1 swine flu virus

Novel A-H1N1 swine flu virus

Lie #7 – The vaccine isn’t made with “attenuated live virus”

When the swine flu vaccines were first being announced several months ago, they were described as being made with “attenuated live virus.” This was directly mentioned in CDC documents, among other places.

This term apparently freaked out the American news consumer, and it has since been all but erased from any discussion about vaccines. Now, journalists will actually argue with you and insist the vaccines contain no attenuated live viruses whatsoever.

Except they’re wrong. The vaccines are, indeed, made with “attenuated live viruses.” That’s how you make a vaccine: You take live viruses, then you weaken them (“attenuate”) and inject them into people.

Lie #8 – Wash, wash, wash your hands (to avoid exposure)

This idea of washing your hands a hundred times a day is all based on the assumption that you can avoid exposure to the swine flu virus. But that’s impractical. The virus is now so widespread that virtually everyone is certain to be exposed to it through the air if not other means. This whole idea of avoiding exposure to the swine flu virus is nonsense. The conversation should shift to ways to survive exposure via a healthy immune system.

Of course, hand washing is a very good idea in a hospital setting. Recent news reveals that doctors are too busy to wash their own hands, resulting in the rampant spread of superbugs throughout most large hospitals in first world nations.

Lie #9 – Children are more vulnerable to swine flu than adults

This is just a flat-out lie, but it makes for good vaccine sales. Vaccines are right now being targeted primarily to schoolchildren.

But the truth is that swine flu is extremely mild in children. “It’s mildest in kids,” says Dr Marc Lipsitch of Harvard University. “That’s one of the really good pieces of news in this pandemic.” Reuters actually had the guts to report this story, but most of the larger media outlets are still reporting that children are the most vulnerable.

d3 5000 iuLie #10 – There is nothing else you can do beyond a vaccine and Tamiflu

This is where the media lies by omission. The mainstream media absolutely refuses to print just about any story that talks about using vitamin D, anti-viral herbs or natural remedies to protect yourself from swine flu. In the MSM, there are two options and only two: Vaccines and Tamiflu. That’s it. No other options exist in their fictional reality.

Why is the mainstream media so afraid to print the truth these days? Why can’t reporting on swine flu see the light of day… literally, with a mention of sunlight and vitamin D? Apparently, Big Pharma has such a tight grip on mainstream newspapers that no true story on swine flu can ever make it past the editor’s desk.

Killing stories, deceiving the public

It must really be depressing to work for the mainstream media. Even the reporters I know can’t stand it. The truth, they admit, rarely makes it into print.

Over the last few years, I’ve had a couple of job offers from large media outlets. They want to pay me a six-figure salary and stick me behind a desk where they can control what I report. Needless to say, I routinely reject those offers. If I can’t write the truth like I do here on NaturalNews.com, there’s no point writing at all. In too many ways, the mainstream media has become little more than a corporate mouthpiece, whoring itself out to the highest bidder / advertiser.

It’s no fault of the frontline reporters who actually work there. For the most part, they agree with what I’m saying. It’s the fault of the profit-oriented corporate mindset where news is about selling newspapers rather than actually informing the public.

Important news stories get killed every day in the newsrooms across America. They get killed not because they are poorly investigated or poorly written, but because they upset advertisers and corporate string pullers who shape the news and reject any stories that threaten their own financial interests.

Here in 2009, the distorted reporting on the swine flu vaccine has been one of the greatest media frauds ever perpetrated. The media has in every way contributed to the widespread ignorance of the American people on the subject of vitamin D and natural immune-boosting defenses that could reduce swine flu fatalities. Rather than informing readers, the MSM has made it a point to keep the people stupid, and in doing so, the media has failed its only mission and betrayed the very audience is claims to serve.

Posted at Natural News.

12 responses to “Ten Swine Flu Lies Told by the Mainstream Media

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    • It is an extremely important public service to share misinformation about vaccines, including swine flu, as parts of your report does. Unfortunately, however, the public service is lost when the information is (in part) scientifically indisputably incorrect. Your report looses its validity.
      I chose to presume to believe that you errors were inadvertent, and would like to offer corrections.
      Most profoundly is your claim that a vaccine MUST be and/or ARE made by taking a live virus and weakening it, in order for it to “work”. This is absolutely incorrect. Vaccines work in ways very similar to natural exposure/infection. However, the artificial mechanism by which they are introduced to the internal environment (intramuscular injection) does allow for the macrophage response, inciting T-cell response, initiating B response (including memory B cell formation or immunity) without live infection by many viruses. The reason is this: in order for the specific immune response to be initiated, an antigen must be in the body long enough for macrophages to detect the foreign entity, contain it, (macrophages “eat” microbes) display its now changed surface receptors complexed with the viral proteins, and survive long enough for a T-cell to spot this now “foreign” macrophage. In the natural environment, whatever few dead viral particles that can gain access to the internal environment are quickly eaten and “disposed of” with out being detected by T cells. However, a vaccine, injected into the muscle can indeed initiated the entire immune response, containing not only dead, but even just fragments of dead viruses, because of where it is “placed” (it takes longer to rid the body of microbes within body tissues that free circulation), the quantity of the dead, fragmented virus and the very real truth that helper T cells (which stimulate memory B) recognize foreign protein molecules of viruses- or recognize the ABSENCE of a “self” protein (it may not “see” a foreign protein, but it doesn’t see a protein saying that it is a body cell either);the entire DEAD virus is often not necessary , let alone the live (albeit, weakened) version. Your assertion that ALL vaccines are live weakened viruses, is unequivocally untrue. (See Anthrax, Cholera, DTap, and tetanus immunizations for starters.)
      Two, I have no idea why you believe that hand washing does not stop the spread of infection, but you are tragically WRONG at the detriment of anyone who believes you. Influenza surely can be contracted if an infected person sneezes in your face and you immediately breath in the droplets. But that is not the normal course of infection. You see, the influenza virus is not hearty enough to live free floating in the air for very long (Ebola, on the other hand is). It Can survive on solid objects like door knobs, toilet handles, refrigerator doors, etc for several days. If I am infected and sneeze into my hand or wipe my nose or rub my eyes or touch my mouth…and grab a door handle (without washing my hands) I have now transferred viral particles onto that door handle. Next you open the door, and say you go to eat or you rub your eyes before washing your hands- you have just more than likely contracted the virus. Washing your hands often, before and after touching your face or eyes or food breaks the chain of transmission. Please WASH YOU HANDS.
      Children ARE ABSOLUTELY more susceptible to any and all infections than healthy adults. THIS IS NOT ONLY WRONG, IT IS ABSURD AND VERY HARMFUL INFORMATION!!!!!! Children are underdeveloped creatures in their entirety! DUH!!! Their long bones are still growing, their reproductive organs are immature, not a single organ in their body is at it’s adult size and strength. What would have you believe that the IMMUNE SYSTEM is any different? All blood cells including white blood cells collectively referred to as immune cells, are made by the red marrow of long bones and then mature either within that marrow or in the thymus where they are sensitized to self and other functions (dependent upon what type of B or T cells). Just using common sense, if no other part of a child’s body is mature and at its fullest, optimal capacity, how then can you presume to believe that immune function is mature and at full function? The organs that both create it and mature it aren’t even complete.
      Children, pregnant women, the elderly, and anyone with an immunodeficiency disorder (of any kind, not just HIV) are more susceptible to infection, invasion, and illness.
      You ARE correct in asserting that vitamin, mineral, nutritional therapy can be effective- but not against the virus- this therapy helps strengthen the immune system which will then be better able to fight off invasion.
      Super bugs are not a result of poor hand washing- they are a result of incorrect antibiotic dispensing and/or use. They are actually called “antibiotic resistant” . (Might I add that your theory of super-bugs from poor hand washing practices by doctors does not mesh with your assertion that hand washing doesn’t matter anyways….)

      Please research your information next time. You began with such hope, but ultimately submitted a nonsensical, contradictory, possibly dangerous rant of a paranoid individual.

  2. Where’s your proof of any of this? I can say that John F. Kennedy is alive and well and an alien was the one shot by Lee Harvey Oswald. Unless I can produce President Kennedy in the flesh, I am just as full of crap as the author. Show me the science or take a hike.

  3. Dear Mr. Adams:

    You make a lot of claims (and I would certainly agree with some of them), but you don’t actually state your credentials nor do you state your sources. As a microbial geneticist by training, I am just as concerned about your statements as I am the “mainstream media”. I find the Internet to be a hotbed of “expert” information that largely has no basis in fact. As a 7th grade science teacher trying desperately to teach my children to sort out the facts from the opinions (or downright biases) of the journalistic crowd, I don’t appreciate your rant any more than the “mainstream media”. You will get paid for this article by getting people to read it, just as the newspapers and magazines will get paid by people buying their products. Until all the media actually slows and stops sensationalizing every science story, the unsuspecting public will be victimized. Your hyperbole is no better and is designed to inflame the public’s emotions, just as the rest of the journalistic community. At least be honest.

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