The 2009 Swine Flu Pandemic was largely debunked by the European Union. The open question is - what lessons were learned from this debacle and who learned them?
Governments around the world have committed to purchasing billions of vaccine doses from various pharma companies including AstraZeneca, Sanofi & GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Novavax, Pfizer and Moderna. The profit potential for pharma giants is amazing. It may not matter if the need for the vaccine peters out – the orders have been placed. Governments have also given pharma companies legal indemnities protecting them from adverse legal actions concerning the vaccines.
This is a classic ‘privatize the profits and socialize the losses’ move by governments.
The last pandemic scam (Swine Flu) promoted by the WHO and big Pharma was in 2009. It was actually investigated by the European Union in 2010. Its findings and recommendations are outlined below. The inquiry was intense,detailed and even aggressive. The one line summary is – the WHO bumped up a ‘non-event’ virus to a pandemic and big pharma cashed in. Governments are presently footing the subsequent litigation bills associated with 2009 Swine Flu vaccines.
The inquiry was undertaken by the Health Committee of PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe). The draft summary and resolution given in this link were subsequently adopted by the committee - (https://pace.coe.int/en/files/12463/html).
The WHO received quiet a grilling from the EU. Scroll to the bottom of the page on the above link to see.
The most salient finding is quoted below:
“1. The Parliamentary Assembly is alarmed about the way in which the H1N1 influenza pandemic has been handled…... It is particularly troubled by, waste of large sums of public money and also unjustified scares and fears about health risks faced by the European public at large. “
Its most important recommendation is quoted below:
“8.6. ensure that the private sector does not gain undue profit from public health scares and that they are not allowed to absolve themselves of liabilities with a view to privatising profits whilst communitising risks.”
In fact the report went on to say that;
“the pharmaceutical companies had a strong vested interest in the declaration of a pandemic and subsequent vaccination campaigns. This interest arose partly from early contractual arrangements regarding any new influenza pandemic (some were concluded between member states and pharmaceutical groups in the period 2006-2007 just after the avian flu scare). Various European countries signed so-called “sleeping contracts” with large pharmaceutical groups which were supposed to take effect on the declaration of a pandemic by WHO………… there is evidence of doubtful commercial practices…..”
Pharmaceuticals companies are having a good Covid experience. It is making them a fortune. It is doubtful that any subsequent inquiry relating to Covid hysteria will be read or remembered by anybody.
While banks and pharma may have sated their appetites for easy government cash, I think there is yet more cash to be made. In my opinion, the easiest long-term profit could come from a continued regime of testing, vaccination,and medical passports. Disposable test kits at airports in conjunction with a medical passport phone app could be the next big win for professional political lobbyist. People can be forced to submit to vaccines jabs, pre travel tests and medical passports. It is a depressing thought, but most of the ingredients are there. Presently in Europe you can hop on a train with all your bags and travel through multiple countries without showing a passport or being searched. But if you fly it suddenly gets complicated!
With the right amount of hysteria, government lobbying and other nefarious inducements, legislation could be passed to keep us safe from microscopic bugs as well as suicide bombs when we are flying. But we will have to take our chances on arrival on buses, trains, and city streets.