Video interview with Theresa Forcades, MD, September 23, 2009
Spanish with English subtitles, in six parts, 55 mins.
A Report by Alicia Ninou and Judith Abadias
Theresa Forcades I Vila has a degree in medicine from the University of Barcelona; specializing in internal medicine at New York State University; a PhD in public health from the University of Barcelona; and a degree in theology from Harvard University. After working for many years in the medical field, she later became a Benedictine Nun.
Dr. Forcades reflects on the history, and gives scientific data on, A/H1N1, listing serious irregularities related to the swine flu. She explains the social and political consequences of the declaration of a pandemic, while counseling folks to remain calm. She calls for an urgent activation of all legal mechanisms to prevent mandatory vaccination, and the participation of all citizens in this matter.
Translated by Marta Cobos (gripeArtificial), Marina, Paula Hernandez and Amalia.