For the Stuff article GO HERE
17 July, 2021
A group of courageous doctors have joined the ranks of those seeking to provide some balance to New Zealand’s vaccine campaign by spreading new information. What are they saying and do they pose a real threat to our accepted response? CATE BROUGHTON reports.
A letter was sent from the Medical Council of NZ and the Dental Council to all practitioners advising them that there is no place for any messages that are not supportive of vaccination (“anti-vaccination”).
Whilst referring to the overseas scientists he was quoting, Dr Shelton referenced their recognition of Covid being an influenza-level illness, in terms of death rates and who’s hit hardest.
Dr Shelton spoke about some of the limitations of quantifying vaccine efficacy from existing data. That included raising others’ questions about inferring absolute infection numbers from variations in the PCR amplification cycle times between countries and within countries. Dr Shelton also commented on the reliability of the infection fatality rate “with” Covid compared to “from” Covid within the international scientific community and commented that there was some lack of confidence in the numbers.
Information on the official government position were scattered throughout the article:
Dr Shelton says to put your name to a document that you know is going to put you in opposition to the state requires pretty strong conviction and courage but that there was plenty of people helping, including non-medical scientists and that the group was growing (also see *2)
Dr Shelton went on to cite that the most spectacular successes of non-vaccine treatment were in India, using Ivermectin. The high-level evidence is being ignored he says., adding to the pressure on doctors to self-censor and not say anything negative about the vaccination (see note *2)
The remainder of the article can be read HERE and discusses public attitudes, targets and reactions.