May 8, 2020
Vaccine Viral Interference
Here is an excellent and thought-provoking article by Dr. Allan S. Cunningham, retired pediatrician dated 02/23/2020 entitled “TAMIFLU & INFLUENZA VACCINES: MORE HARM THAN GOOD?”
Dr. Cunningham discusses how flu vaccines increase the risk of illness from noninfluenza virus infections such as rhinoviruses, coronaviruses, RS viruses, parainfluenza viruses, adenoviruses, HMP viruses and enteroviruses. After reading this think of the tri-and particularly quadrivalent flu vaccines administered in Italy in 2019 to thousands of elderlies. According to data most of the people who received flu vaccination were over 65 years old. Particularly, implicated as potentially causing was this newly concocted quadivalent flu vaccine that contained influenza A-(H1N1)pdm09; influenza A(H3N2); influenza B/Yamagata and influenza B/Victoria together with proprietary adjuvants. Adjuvants are substances, like aluminum, added to vaccines to boost immune response Did this flu (influenza) vaccine campaign cause Vaccine Interference and increase the coronavirus pandemic numbers across Italy recently?
More References of Vaccination Viral Interference:
Cowling, Benjamin J., and Hiroshi Nishiura. “Virus interference and estimates of influenza vaccine effectiveness from test-negative studies.” Epidemiology 23, no. 6 (2012): 930-931.
Authors concluded, “In a separate placebo-controlled trial of influenza vaccination, we reported that recipients of influenza vaccine had significantly higher risk of non-influenza respiratory virus infections.”
Viboud, Cecile, and Lone Simonsen. “Does seasonal influenza vaccination increase the risk of illness with the 2009 A/H1N1 pandemic virus?.” Plos medicine 7, no. 4 (2010).
Authors concluded, “In summary, we report findings from four epidemiologic studies in Canada showing that prior receipt of 2008–09 TIV was associated with increased risk of medically attended pH1N1 illness during the spring–summer 2009.”
Janjua, Naveed Z., Danuta M. Skowronski, Travis S. Hottes, William Osei, Evan Adams, Martin Petric, Suzana Sabaiduc et al. “Seasonal influenza vaccine and increased risk of pandemic A/H1N1-related illness: first detection of the association in British Columbia, Canada.” Clinical Infectious Diseases 51, no. 9 (2010): 1017-1027.
Authors concluded, “In this article, we present the first observation of an unexpected association between prior seasonal influenza vaccination and pH1N1 illness during the spring and summer of 2009 in Canada. Specifically, outbreak investigation conducted during the early stages of the pandemic in a northern BC community identified that participants reporting pH1N1-related ILI during the period 1 April through 5 June 2009 were more than twice as likely to report having previously received seasonal influenza vaccine.”
Rikin, Sharon, Haomiao Jia, Celibell Y. Vargas, Yaritza Castellanos de Belliard, Carrie Reed, Philip LaRussa, Elaine L. Larson, Lisa Saiman, and Melissa S. Stockwell. “Assessment of temporally-related acute respiratory illness following influenza vaccination.” Vaccine 36, no. 15 (2018): 1958-1964.
Authors concluded, “Vaccinated individuals were no more likely to get influenza after influenza vaccination; however, patients’ experiences of illness after vaccination may be validated by these results which suggest increased risk of ARI caused by non-influenza respiratory pathogens following influenza vaccination among children <18 years.”
Skowronski, Danuta M., Gaston De Serres, Natasha S. Crowcroft, Naveed Z. Janjua, Nicole Boulianne, Travis S. Hottes, Laura C. Rosella et al. “Association between the 2008–09 seasonal influenza vaccine and pandemic H1N1 illness during spring–summer 2009: four observational studies from Canada.” PLoS medicine 7, no. 4 (2010).
Authors concluded, “we report findings from four epidemiologic studies in Canada showing that prior receipt of 2008–09 Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV) was associated with increased risk of medically attended pandemic-H1N1 illness during the spring–summer 2009.
Wolff, Greg G. “Influenza vaccination and respiratory virus interference among Department of Defense personnel during the 2017–2018 influenza season.” Vaccine 38, no. 2 (2020): 350-354.
Authors concluded, “Examining virus interference by specific respiratory viruses showed mixed results. Vaccine derived virus interference was significantly associated with coronavirus and human metapneumovirus; however, significant protection with vaccination was associated not only with most influenza viruses, but also parainfluenza, RSV, and non-influenza virus coinfections.”