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For the first time in human history, we can transmit a disease we don’t have…. to those who are immunized against it.

Sharri Markson, Liam Mendes The Australian
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Australia’s top health officials are growing increasingly frustrated with the medical regulator’s failure to rein in medicos undermining public confidence in the lifesaving AstraZeneca vaccine by perpetuating conspiracy theories about the jab. The Weekend Australian can reveal some of the country’s leading officials are highly concerned that doctors, who have a strong social media following, appear to be flouting the legislated guidelines that state a registered health practitioner must not “contradict the best available scientific evidence”.
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency policies also prevent abusive online conduct, stipulating doctors “communicate effectively, courteously, professionally and respectfully with and about other health care professionals”.
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Several vocal medical professionals have come to the attention of Commonwealth and state health officials for aggressive anti-AstraZeneca commentary.
Robert Hackett, a Sydney anesthetist, has also perpetuated a conspiracy theory that the Coalition is deliberately spreading Covid-19 in order to make money from AstraZeneca, calling for a royal commission into the vaccine and accusing the LNP of being a “crime family”.
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West Australian GP David Berger wrote online that “the evidence for AstraZeneca is very thin, and you know it” while Andrew Miller, the former president of the WA Australian Medical Association, posted a tweet which said it was “disturbing that the vax choices announced by our (Chief Medical Officer) not based on science”.
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Nick Coatsworth, an infectious diseases specialist and the former deputy chief medical officer, said the online conduct of some medical practitioners had eroded community confidence “during a critical time”.
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“Whilst there is clear benefit in having a plurality of medical views expressed during Covid-19, maintaining a high degree of professionalism and respect particularly online is critical to maintaining community confidence in the advice of medical leaders,” he said.
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A senior government source told The Weekend Australian the AHPRA code existed to govern the public behaviour of health practitioners, including their social media activity.
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“Professional guidance also requires that practitioners generally should not comment publicly on areas in which they are not considered expert by their peers,” he said. “This guidance has been established to protect the community and other practitioners.”
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Dr Hackett, who has worked from home since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic – refusing to go into the hospital system on account of it being too dangerous for healthcare workers – has in recent months repeatedly warned the public against the AstraZeneca vaccine, despite government and health authorities pleading with Sydneysiders to get vaccinated as the Delta variant spreads.
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“The agenda appears to be to let Covid-19 spread to increase uptake of AstraZeneca – the LNP vaccine,” he wrote in a Twitter post on July 13.
In another tweet that day, Dr Hackett said: “Corrupt, evil government purposely allowing Covid-19 in through still inadequate quarantine and allowing it to unnecessarily spread through still inadequate lockdown.
In a July tweet, he said Prime Minister Scott Morrison and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian were “trying to kill Australians”.
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Dr Hackett also claimed on Twitter in late June that there was reason to believe the “AstraZeneca vaccine in Australia is causing much more harm than good”.
“We should have banned AstraZeneca in Australia months ago. While we persist with AZ we will only continue to kill Australians unnecessarily,” he wrote.
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Dr Hackett has called for an AstraZeneca Royal Commission, and has even suggested the Therapeutic Goods Administration was covering up deaths.
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In one tweet on May 25, he said: “I feel like I’m at a crossroads where either the government stops unnecessarily harming and killing people with AstraZeneca or I’m kicked out of the industry for not condoning it. I’ll let you choose @Ahpra.”
Dr Hackett’s online conduct has also been highly offensive. In a Twitter post directed at Dr Coats-worth in April this year, he wrote: “Until you’re prepared to smear yourself in COVID I politely ask that you please shut the f**k up”.
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In another tweet he said: “you are no longer a healthcare professional You are merely the arsehole of the LNP farting out their bullshit rhetoric Shame on you, you sad pathetic person.”
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Both Dr Hackett and Dr Berger deleted their Twitter accounts after The Weekend Australian made inquiries about their online conduct on Wednesday evening.
Dr Berger, who has a long history of social and refugee activism and was a board member at the British Medical Journal Group when it debunked claims the MMR vaccine caused autism, has also come to the attention of officials after questioning the effectiveness of AstraZeneca.
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“Meanwhile, we WILL get better and better vaccines, which will certainly be a lot more helpful than AstraZeneca. This is a complex, changing problem with complex, changing solutions. AZ is not one of them. Other measures which are, are being ignored. Go figure!” Dr Berger wrote in a Twitter post on May 20. When asked if his statements were appropriate, Dr Berger said he was an activist who is “generally to be found challenging the orthodox position”.
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“All citizens should be able to speak freely, including and particularly those with special expertise in the matter at hand, such as doctors,” Dr Berger said.
Dr Miller, vice-president of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists, tweeted in December: “Claims that (government) is ‘following advice of the best medical minds in the country’ are outdated & those referenced should humbly reject political puffery.”
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He claimed in January that the vaccine choices made by the government – before their approval by the health regulator – were “not based on science”. Posting an article on Twitter which noted most Australians were likely to get the AstraZeneca vaccine, Dr Miller wrote: “Disturbing that the vax choices announced by our CMO not based on science.”
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In response to questions, Dr Miller said he made the comment before TGA approval of the AstraZeneca vaccine and that health officials had made the decision to use it as our main vaccine for logistic reasons. “The tweet is, when read in context of the time, accurate,” he said. He denied his comments may have contributed to hesitancy to take the vaccine.
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“There are many studies into vaccine hesitancy, none of which refer to reporting facts on Twitter as being a factor to my knowledge,” he said.
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“By contrast it is far more plausible that the effects of, for example, deaths and complications attributed by the TGA to the vaccine, frequent changes in ATAGI guidelines and confused messaging from the government, while structurally having a confused two-vaccine approach, along with woeful advertising, are significant contributors to hesitancy.”
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Dr Hackett said he no longer stood by his remarks on Twitter and has now deleted them, along with his entire account, following inquiries. He said healthcare workers were “under significant pressure and risk to their own health and wellbeing”.
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Dr Coatsworth, who has personally been targeted online, would not comment on specific instances but said online abuse was “not acceptable” and set a poor example for junior doctors who are prolific social media users.
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“If they see online abuse being made, and if the environment created by our regulators is permissive of that, then it is likely to influence their behaviour toward leaders in healthcare which is ultimately bad for patient care,” he said.
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“There has been significant online abuse of medical public officials since the start of the pandemic. It is reasonable to conclude that this erodes confidence in the community during this critical time for Australia. Doctors in particular need to be held to the highest standard of accountability for their online behaviour.”
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A spokeswoman for AHPRA said the online conduct of medical professionals was an issue that was increasingly being raised with boards, but confidentiality provisions meant it couldn’t comment on “individual matters”.
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Its policy states: “A registered health practitioner who makes comments, endorses or shares information which contradicts the best available scientific evidence may give legitimacy to false health-related information and breach their professional responsibilities.”
In other words, don’t listen to any other source of information except us. The Government always knows best.
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  1. Thank goodness for the courageous doctors with integrity who are prepared to risk their careers to speak out against the madness being relentlessly pushed by our governments of evil intent. Modern day heroes.

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  2. It shows some real knowledgeable people, looking to work together and discussing each others points of view.
    All these Doctors have been pressured by authorities, organisations not to speak out.

    The Awareness Foundation Covid 19 Roundtable
    https://inoneplace.com/thewatch/item/a7VKK4WS0hA1874
    2 hours 13 minutes. : July 30, 2021

    Fourteen of the worlds highest-profile doctors, all specialists in their own fields, come together to discuss the dangers that we all face from the Covid 19 pandemic.
    They discuss in detail the merits and the dangers posed by the vaccines that are being rolled out and pushed onto society.

    Hear their honest opinions and learn about the censorship that they have all faced from speaking out.
    Discussing together in one place for the first time, learn from the experts and heed their warnings.
    Presented by Katherine Macbean of The Awareness Foundation

    Featuring the following specialist:
    Professor Dolores Cahill
    Dr Ryan Cole
    Dr Richard Fleming
    Dr Dmitry Kats
    Dr Tess Lawrie
    Dr Li-Meng Yan [that Chinese spy that escaped and came to the USA]
    Dr Robert Malone
    Dr Peter McCullough
    Dr Joseph Mercola
    Dr Lee Merritt
    Dr Sherri Tenpenny
    Dr Richard Urso
    Dr Sam White
    Dr Vladimir Zelenko

    First 22 minutes of introductions.

    I have posted an imperfect synopsis of this discussion here last night.
    https://ysb.co.nz/covid-vaccines-dont-work/#comment-159925

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      • Yes rol,
        It is a very good debate, on how to make a stand, how to be in agreement.
        In some parts I had doubts, but the principle is to truly gather, seek more information, share, analyse the data, the information, and then better able to weigh up what is important.

        Most of these “heavy-weights have been suppressed, threatened by authorities, but really just want both sides to be able to gather data, and to have it freely disseminated to be properly peer reviewed, in particular to weigh up the risks, benefits and how the vaccines are panning out.

        One side is trying to play the ball, while it seems all the time the other is playing the man.
        Sadly the governmental referees have decided which way the outcome should go.

        It is the way governments seem to go, that is with “Discourse Consensus” in how they decide which truth should be followed by all so that is why we have light rail, and bicycle bridges.

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  3. Good video links here, and shows a glimpse of history where “mandatory” is used in the military context.
    July 31, 2021
    Canadian and US militaries are edging closer to compulsory controversial mRNA injections. In the wake of this medical tyranny, citizens should have a sober second look at mefloquine as well as the effects of untested and unapproved medications on members of the military.
    https://rairfoundation.com/exclusive-interview-veteran-exposes-dangerous-drug-forced-on-military-covid-vaccines-next/

    Read more of RAIR’s coverage on coronavirus vaccines: showing many more links on this authoritarian, compulsory, mandatory attitude.

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  4. Not using clear science and ignoring evidence, nor abiding to law, ethics, as a pernicious ideology using authoritarianism seizes power.

    It is increasingly clear that the powerful principles and precepts of the Nuremberg Code have been flouted, even decimated, by those seeking to push the COVID vaccines on every single person on Earth.
    Foremost among these is the caution against coercion.
    Those who resist the anti-American and anti-human idea of a one-size-fits-all medical treatment are freedom-fighters for the obvious and inherent right to choose for themselves.
    That this is no longer self-evident is deeply alarming.

    It is a well-worn aphorism that those who forget their past are condemned to repeat it.
    Despite mounting evidence of serious adverse events and death, are we doing just that in our increasingly desperate attempts to use coercion to vaccinate absolutely everyone?

    Are we nullifying the Nuremberg Code?
    https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/08/nullifying_nuremberg.html

    A good article, matching where all these Covid applications do not follow the the 10 points of the Code.

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  5. The CDC said it was still assessing the risk from the condition and did not specifically confirm a causal relationship between the vaccines and the heart issue.

    So slow to even just put out a hint of a warning about Pfizer.

    ….. It did, however, say that a much-higher-than expected number of young men between the ages of 12 and 24 have experienced heart inflammation after their second vaccine dose.

    According to data from the U.S. Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), there were 347 observed cases of heart inflammation in the week after the second vaccine dose in males aged 12 to 24.
    That compares with expectations of 12 or fewer cases for males in that age range based on U.S. population background incidence rates, the CDC said. …..

    https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/life/story/FDA_to_add_warning_about_rare_heart_inflammation_to_Pfizer_Moderna_vaccines-TR20210623nL2N2O51OWX4/

    Were the jabbed warned of this over the weekend?
    Not even to exercise for a few days after the jab.

    A warning has been issued to those who have been vaccinated with either the Pfizer vaccine or the Moderna.
    Experts warn against undertaking any strenuous exercising due to heart inflammation concerns.

    https://newsnationusa.com/news/health/covid-vaccine-experts-warn-of-refraining-from-exercise-due-to-heart-inflammation-reports/

    Has their been any consideration that certain races may be even more prone to this heart damage, or are they just the guinea pigs, that I even wonder if everything is documented and properly monitored, since it is an experimental phase of vaccine.

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  6. We are once again privileged to be informed today by the lying Lizard Cindy that an announcement will be made today about an announcement to be made next month, good grief I’m so proud of this Labour government , they keep us well informed with their plans for the betterment of NZ..

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