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CEO of AstraZeneca gets knighted and says Vaccine concerns were Overblown
Then chats to the WEF King about climate change
On Wednesday, Pascal Soriot, CEO of AstraZeneca was knighted by WEF King Charles III at Windsor Castle.
The AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine was approved for use in the UK on 30 December 2020. On 7 February, South Africa suspended the use of the vaccine because they said it provided minimal protection to young people. Was that the only reason?
By the beginning of March, various EU countries started suspending the use of the vaccine because of blood clots. However, they said no causal link with vaccination had been shown.
Fortunately, Full Fact were on the case to tell us that the vaccine hadn’t been banned, merely temporarily stopped whilst waiting for a review. However, reading the published material that was available, it was obvious to everyone why they had stopped using it.
On 11 March 2021, the European Medicines Agency said the vaccine wasn’t the cause of the observed clotting issues. A few days later the MHRA, in the UK, said the same thing and after a few more days the WHO repeated the same lines. In the meantime, shots kept going in arms.
It wasn’t until early April that the MHRA announced that the AstraZeneca vaccine wouldn’t be given to under 30s due to strengthening evidence of blood clots. Since then it has unceremoniously disappeared completely in the UK. Instead, it has been shipped off around the world and billions of doses have been administered.
One of the types of blood clots is known as a thrombo-embolic event and occurs together with low levels of platelets. Officially, in the UK, there have been 445 cases of this type of clot with a 18% fatality. 81 people died according to government statistics (including 7 - 18-29 yr olds, 10 - 30-39 yr olds, 17 - 40-49 yr olds, 21 - 50-59 yr olds, 11 - 60-69 yr olds and 15 - over 70s)
Up to 23 November 2022, looking at the Yellow Card reporting system, which is similar to the VAERS system in the US, there have been 246,866 reports of suspected adverse drug reactions (ADRs) with the AstraZeneca vaccine. These reports include 874,912 suspected reactions (a single report may contain more than one symptom).
So, what did Mr. Soriot have to say about these ADRs and deaths after his knighting ceremony? According to the Inverness Courier, he said these concerns were “overblown by the media”. Tell that to the victim’s families and see if they think they are overblown, Mr. Soriot.
“Since then, new concerns have emerged with other vaccines - heart inflammation, etcetera.” Well that’s alright then, the more the merrier!
“All of those issues are extremely rare but of course when you vaccinate billions of people, you’re going to have a few issues.” I think Mr. Soriot needs a word with his PR team! Tip no 1 - don’t call people dying “a few issues”.
Now that Mr. Soriot has saved us from Covid, he is on to the next scam, climate change. After being knighted he discussed the issue with the WEF King. “Each time I meet the King we talk about forestry, we talk about climate change,” he said.
“I work with the King in the SMI (Sustainable Markets Initiative) on climate change and carbon reduction, so today I talked to him about our commitment to planting millions of trees in Rwanda and also Uganda.”
Let’s for one moment pretend that Covid was fairly lethal to young people and the AstraZeneca vaccine did a great job at saving all those young people who would have died. But, as Mr. Soriot says, with millions of people getting vaccinated, some will die. Even if that was the case, now is not the time to be knighting the CEO.
Now is not the time because on the same day Mr. Soriot was getting knighted another coroner recorded the death of a 27 year old man due to the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Jack Last, 27, from Stowmarket, was vaccinated on 30 March 2021 and a week later was admitted to hospital after experiencing headaches and sickness.
A scan on 10 April revealed a cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) and he died 10 days later.
Senior coroner Nigel Parsley recorded a narrative conclusion at Suffolk Coroner's Court.
He said: "Jack Last died of a blood clot to the brain, caused as a direct result of his body's reaction to the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccination which he had received on March 30, 2021."
The hearing in Ipswich was told engineer Mr Last was otherwise a "fit and well" man.
There doesn’t seem to be any self-awareness with these people, firstly to even offer the knighthood at this point in time and secondly to accept it.
If I had done something, however great it was, that directly led to 81 deaths, I would be in jail but for others they get knighted instead.
And finally a polite request, this is an emotive topic but please don’t use any violent language in the comments below, we are better than that.
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