In the early, stressful days of the COVID-19 panic, many Americans had no choice about vaccines. Millions went to mass-vaccination centers and accepted what health authorities injected as safe and effective.
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine seemed a good choice. It only required one injection, where Pfizer and Moderna shots were a two-dose product and were filled with a worrying mRNA sequence. Then things went sour for J&J after nine people died of blood clotting side effects. That’s a death rate of one person for every two million shots.
The FDA found out about this in early 2021. After a two-week pause, they reinstated approval. In a classic example of bureaucratic glacial double-speak, the FDA spokesman anointed the J&J vaccine as an alternative for those who might be allergic to the other brands.
The FDA has no objections to anyone risking their lives in the U.S., but has relegated J&J to a third choice. As far as poorer countries not yet fully invested in immunization, go ahead and use it the FDA says. They care even less for those people. It is better than nothing, and you’ll only lose one out of every two million people you vaccinate.
So, from the outset, the FDA knew that the J&J shot was unsafe. Fortunately, according to the club spokesman, the bad effects occurred within two weeks of receiving the shot. If you passed that two-week window without, you know, dying of a blood clot in the lungs, you are now perfectly safe.
Jimmy Dore believes that the FDA is a corrupt and criminal enterprise. See his take on the J&J debacle on the YouTube Video below.