Former CDC Director Calls For Acknowledgment Of ‘Significant Side Effects’ From COVID Vaccine


Nicole Silverio Media Reporter
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The former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said any official warning of potential side effects of the COVID vaccines was “cancelled,” leading to many vaccinated people becoming “quite ill.”

Dr. Robert Redfield said health agencies did not want to address the possible negative side effects from the vaccines that could lead to serious health complications.

“There’s so much credibility lost in the public science groups, NIH, FDA, CDC, because I think there was lack of really just transparency,” Redfield said on NewsNation. “One of the things I used to tell my colleagues, don’t be afraid to say you don’t know the answer, and all too often, people would make up the answer. And as you know, those of us who tried to suggest there may be significant side effects from vaccines, we kinda like what the rest of us show that you had early on, we kinda got cancelled … Nobody wanted to talk about the potential there was a problem with the vaccines because they were afraid that would cause people to not want to get vaccinated.”

He said people who never got sick from COVID got “significant side effects” from the vaccine and have fallen ill.

“We have to be honest, some people got significant side effects from the vaccine. I have a number of people that are quite ill & they never had COVID, but they are ill from the vaccine. And we just have to acknowledge that,” he continued. (RELATED: Former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield Lays Out Three Red Flags That Point To Lab Leak) 

A Canadian study found that Moderna’s vaccine may cause two to three times as many heart-related side effects as Pfizer, particularly among young men. The rates of myocarditis and pericarditis in individuals within 21 days of getting their second shot were 35.6 and 22.9 per million doses for Moderna compared to 12.6 and 9.4 per million for Pfizer.

The Department of Defense (DOD) allegedly ignored concerns about recorded health complications after mandating the vaccine. One Air Force reservist suffered from at least one stroke that caused severe, career-ending eyesight dysfunction after she received her second dose of the Pfizer-BioTech vaccine. An Air Force fighter pilot instructor was diagnosed with pericarditis (heart inflammation) and anaphylaxis (a severe allergic reaction) on Dec. 21, 2021, just one day after receiving the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

Blood clotting, medically known as thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome, occurs in 3.8 per million who receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, mainly in females between the ages 18 to 49, according to Nebraska Medicine. For women, blood clotting from Johnson & Johnson happens in 5.8 per million patients.

Anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction, has occurred at a rate of approximately 5 cases per one million vaccines administered, according to the CDC.

The CDC found “higher than expected rates” of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS, a rare disorder causing the immune system to cause muscle weakness and paralysis through the damage of nerve cells, in patients 50 years and older after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the CDC reported. Within 21 days of getting the jab, GBS is 21 times higher in patients receiving the Johnson and Johnson vaccine than those receiving the Pfizer or Moderna. It is 11 times higher in Johnson & Johnson after 42 days.

The CDC reiterated that the benefits of the COVID vaccine “outweighs any potential risks” and “severe reactions” caused by the vaccine are rare.