Johns Hopkins Scientist Reveals Shocking Report on Flu Vaccines

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    A Johns Hopkins scientist has issued a blistering report on influenza vaccines in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Peter Doshi, Ph.D., charges that although the vaccines are being pushed on the public in unprecedented numbers, they are less effective and cause more side effects than alleged by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Further, says Doshi, the studies that underlie the CDC’s policy of encouraging most people to get a yearly flu shot are often low quality studies that do not substantiate the official claims.

    http://www.realfarmacy.com/johns-hopkins-scientist-reveals-shocking-report-flu-vaccines/
     
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    If you find the real article you will find that your cited article is biased. The BMJ makes no judgement, just talks about what Doshi said. So, it is his opinion, unsupported by the BMJ. A meaningless reference Rev.
     
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    So you are saying that the BJM published an unsubstantiated and biased claim made by a leading scientist who is employed by John Hopkins University and by Dr. Russell Blaylock, a neurosurgeon ? And you determined that inside of five minutes?
     
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    I am saying they reported what he said. They took no position either supporting him nor rejecting him. They cited no one who agreed with him. They cited no one who disagree with him. It is simply a report of his opinion. He may be right. He may be wrong. But it is a meaningless article you quote, simply a news item with no real meaning.
     
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    "They" do not need to take a side in order for his claim to be credible. You are setting up a strawman.
     
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    Nor do they have to take sides in order to make his claim false. As I said, a meaningless article in your OP. I am not claiming his position is true or false. I am simply saying your OP quotes a meaningless article.
     
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    And I am saying you have nothing to substantiate your claim it is meaningless other than you own biased opinion. Which makes your claim meaningless. Good luck with that.
     
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    CTB - the reference Rev posted merely said that the article appeared in the BMJ. It doesn't imply that the BMJ is taking sides one way or the other.

    So either you're reading more into it than what's there; or you're deflecting from the point of the article by making an argument that doesn't exist.
     
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    I agree, it was simply a news item.
     
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    Yep - The report is false. Bottom line is that the flu shot can save lives.
     
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    Doshi is a known hack in the medical community but what he did here was beyond wrong. I've actually seen this article shared on facebook several times and a lot of easily influenced people took it to heart. There needs to be some consequences to this kind of dangerous misinformation.
     

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