Why Listen to an Anesthesiologist in the Middle of a Pandemic?

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Madhava Setty Primum non nocere, “first and foremost, I will do no harm” is a massive commitment, and, as it turns out, nuanced. How does a doctor know that they are not causing harm? They don’t. What doctors are really promising is that “given what I know, I will act and advise my patients in […]

Ten Principles of Public Health That Could Save Society

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David Bell 1. All public health advice should consider the impact on overall health, rather than solely be concerned with a single disease. It should always consider both benefits and harms from public health measures and weigh short-term gains against long-term harms. 2. Public health is about everyone. Any public health policy must first and […]

If We Only Knew

Julie Ponesse A speech delivered to the 2020 REBEL Live conference in Calgary, Alberta on November 26, 2022.

Homo Borg-genesis/Borgiensis

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Katherhine Watt … Attorney Todd Callender has been using the phrase for several months during interviews about the uncertain legal status of victims who have been injected with the bioweapons known as Covid-19 vaccines. Homo borgiensis describes a new species of human potentially created by the mRNA injections, to the extent that reverse transcription alters […]

Ethics of Vaccine Refusal

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Michael Kowalik Proponents of vaccine mandates typically claim that everyone who can be vaccinated has a moral or ethical obligation to do so for the sake of those who cannot be vaccinated, or in the interest of public health. I evaluate several previously under-theorised premises implicit to the ‘obligation to vaccinate’ type of arguments and […]

Open Letter to the Health Minister Regarding Health Canada’s Use of the mRNA Vaccines

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Canadian Covid Care Alliance The mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are using gene therapy technology in which the active product, the encoded spike protein, is not actually part of the formulation. Health Canada has used an inappropriate guidance document for the regulatory review, contrary to Good Scientific Practice, effectively compromising the safety of Canadians. Pharmacokinetics, and distribution […]

Public Health Ethics: Critiques of the “New Normal”

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Euzebiusz Jamrozik The global response to the recent coronavirus pandemic has revealed an ethical crisis in public health. This article analyses key pandemic public health policies in light of widely accepted ethical principles: the need for evidence, the least restrictive/harmful alternative, proportionality, equity, reciprocity, due legal process, and transparency. Many policies would be considered unacceptable […]