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FDA buys data on over 100 million Americans to evaluate vaccine safety
But it never makes its analyses of the data public. Now that it authorized vaccines for kids 6 months and up, don't you think it should?
FDA held its VRBPAC vaccine advisory committee meeting on October 26, 2021 to obtain its agreement to issue an EUA for 5-11 year olds. The slides below came from FDA employee Dr. Wong's presentation:
Below, Dr. Wong misdirected the audience by showing a list of most of the dreaded possible complications of COVID vaccines, and says they were actually not associated with COVID vaccine... in preauthorization data. Preauthorization data were collected up until November 14, 2020 from the approximately 40,000 enrollees in Pfizer's adult trial. In other words, her claim was made on the basis of year old data.
Preauthorization data excludes all the information that has accrued since the vaccines were authorized and entered widespread use.
Or, it is possible that she was talking about preauthorization data from adolescents, about 1100 of whom received the Pfizer vaccine. 1100 is too small a number to tease out whether these rare diagnoses occur more often in the vaccinated. Which was noted by the members of the VRBPAC at their October 26 meeting, which can still be watched on the FDA website.
Whatever preauthorization trial her data it came from, it was too small to quantify adverse reaction rates. All the Pfizer trials were unblinded after 2 months, much too quickly to get reliable safety and efficacy data.
FDA has long claimed it has an extensive collection of healthcare data sets that it continuously studies to make assessments of safety and efficacy. Imagine this massive collection of data, and what you or I could do with it to determine (probably) everything we needed to know about COVID vaccines. FDA has data on 100 million Americans or more.
For example, the 4 medical claims databases below collect data on over 20 million children.
And 8 children’s hospitals apparently sell their electronic medical records to the FDA. I wonder how many parents know this?
So, here we are in the information age. Taxpayers are paying for massive collections of data on themselves, sold to federal agencies. And then the data fall into a black hole, never to be heard from again. FDA must know the story these data tell, but we do not.
Why do we put up with this, and what can we do to shine some light on the darkness?
Now that FDA and CDC have authorized COVID vaccines for all kids aged 6 months and up, and we are hearing threats to mandate them for schoolchildren (despite being unlicensed, which is illegal) don't we deserve to see what the COVID vaccines are doing to older kids and adults?
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