All forms of inoculation derive from the smallpox vaccination
invented by the English physician Edward Jenner. His treatment,
however, also produced the first adverse effects of vaccination.
In 1790, Jenner vaccinated his son, then about ten months
old. In 1798 he vaccinated John Baker, then five years old.
He also vaccinated a woman in the eight month of pregnancy.
The two children and the pregnant woman constitute the first
cases of the adverse effects of his treatment. The mental
development of Jenner's son was arrested after his vaccination:
he died, a feeble-minded individual, in his twenty-first year.
Five-year-old John Baker died shortly after vaccination. The
woman vaccinated in pregnancy sensed no further foetal movement
from the twenty-third day after vaccination: twelve days later
she was delivered of a dead child, whose skin was covered
with pox-like blisters. Even at that time, the death and the
stillbirth were attributed to vaccination, but it was not
then realised that the fate of Jenner's son was also the result
of a vaccination.
When, in this century, it became possible to distinguish the
most diverse kinds of virus by means of culture and microscopic
processes, there was great amazement that the vaccine used
in Germany contained neither the real smallpox virus nor that
of the cowpox pus it was produced from. It did, however, contain
the so-called "vaccinia virus", which could be reliably
distinguished from the smallpox and cowpox viruses and which
does not occur naturally. We don't know what this virus derives
from, and we don't know from whence it has come - its origins
are "lost in the mists of time". But it is possibly
the reason for the failure of smallpox vaccination in Germany:
all persons who have fallen ill in the eleven smallpox outbreaks
that have occurred in Germany since the last war had not only,
in accordance with the laws of our country, been vaccinated
twice, but they had also been vaccinated again after the outbreaks
of smallpox - and they still succumbed!
Protests by animal protectionists induced the pharmaceutical
industry to try, as far as possible, to use other materials
in the preparation of vaccines. In my country, the statutory
requirement for smallpox vaccination was lifted in 1983. Even
in the preceding years, the vaccine was cultured on incubated
chicken eggs. Today, the pharmaceutical industry claims to
be able to produce vaccines whose preparation no longer, or
almost no longer, requires animal materials.
Vaccines are cultured on cancer cells nowadays.
The pharmaceutical industry has no misgivings about this and
believes that there is no connection with the fact that, before
the last war, there were only three vaccinations in Germany
- smallpox vaccinations in the first and twelfth years of
life and vaccination for diphtheria - whereas since the war
the number has risen enormously: there are now no fewer than
30 inoculation procedures, 20 of which are used world wide.
There are few children today whose immune systems have not
had to cope with vaccines produced from cancer cells. It is,
however, claimed that there is no causal connection between
this fact and the huge rise of cancer in children (so that
it has been found necessary to set up child-cancer clinics).
The pharmaceutical industry in Germany now claims that most
vaccines are either cultured on incubated chicken eggs or
prepared by gene technology. It is reckoned that one egg is
needed for a single vaccination, so you can see what vast
quantities of eggs are used in the process, and it is understandable
that egg producers have a great interest in maintaining as
many vaccinations as possible. As far as vaccine manufacture
by gene technology is concerned, no one can say exactly what
it is, and nobody knows whether these vaccines have a protective
After such vaccinations, certain changes in the blood are
observable which are termed "antibodies", and some
people claim that the demonstration of these antibodies is
proof of a protective effect. Professor Haas, a leading German
virologist and member of STIKO (Standing Vaccination Committee)
for many years, states the following:
"Whether the determination of serum antibodies furnishes
the information relevant to the protective effect in every
case is doubtful, or at least open to question. Basically,
all in-vitro methods for determining the immunisation effect
by blood tests offer only surrogate information on the single
most crucial issue in vaccination: how does the inoculated
person react to exposure? Unfortunately, this is the very
question that in many cases remains unanswerable…the
reader must know that there is often no reliable answer to
the question of how great the protective effect of an inoculation
is and how long it lasts."
While the hysteria for producing vaccines was still in its
early stages, Professor Herrlich, then director of the vaccination
clinic in Munich, warned of too many vaccinations, in an address
delivered on the occasion of a World Health Day celebration
organised by the Federal Government on 6 April 1965. He said:
"If we take the whole range of protective measures, vaccination
against smallpox, TB, diphtheria, whooping cough and tetanus
as well as against polio, and add the follow-up vaccinations,
we may rightly ask whether this accumulation of injections
and absorbed materials can be tolerated without adverse effects
on the childish organism…"
At that time, Herrlich also contended:
"Experience has taught that the vaccines now at our disposal
can be borne by a healthy organism without harmful effects…"
In my opinion, there is no doubt that the large number of
inoculations a child must undergo today has led to extensive
damage - which, however, lies in a totally different area.
French doctors, in particular, report on this. Thus, Dr Abeltier,
physician-in-charge in the hospital at Coulomnier, expressed
the opinion that, in reporting the adverse effects caused
by inoculation, only the "broken eggs" were taken
into account - that is to say, incurably damaged people –
whilst nobody bothered about the far greater number of "cracked
eggs" - that is, adults and children who had suffered
less dramatic damage. The French physician Dr Calmar sees
in inoculation the cause for later mental and personality
defects, and Professor Delore warns of the danger that whole
generations may experience psychic changes through inoculation.
(I should like to mention in this connection Harris L Coulter's
book, VACCINATION, SOCIAL VIOLENCE AND CRIMINALITY: The Medical
Assault on the American Brain. The German literature also
contains such references, but very few and less outspoken.)
For instance, much is heard at the moment about "behaviourally
disturbed children", and indeed these social "misfits"
are very widely encountered. Their condition is termed the
HK Syndrome (hyperkinetic syndrome), and there is no doubt
that, in recent years, disturbances in the attentiveness of
children have markedly increased. The affected children are
restless and behave oddly and aggressively. In extreme cases,
they are labelled "problem children". A slight disturbance
of brain function is named as the cause and described technically
as MCD (minimal cerebral dysfunction). In the German Federal
Republic (that is, without the five new federal Lander), 1.4
million children under 12 were given drugs for this hyperactivity.
Today, sight and hearing disorders occur at an early age to
a previously unknown extent. Five per cent of all babies in
the German Federal Republic suffer from strabismus (a squint),
and one schoolchild in 20 suffers from a considerable impairment
of attention span. Numerous children learn to talk late, and
then only poorly. Other children fail to learn to read properly
at school, to the point of alexia or legasthenia. According
to a TV report on 2 September 1990, the illiteracy rate in
the Federal Republic has risen to three million.
Neurodermatosis in small children, which was hardly known
in my medical youth, has today become so common that books
are written about it. Sufferers from this disease have formed
an association numbering some 7500 members. Three hundred
thousand people with neurodermatosis are looked after by this
body, but the total number of sufferers is estimated to be
about two million.
Hay fever is also one of a group of diseases the incidence
of which has risen greatly in the last few years. It was first
described by the English physician J Bostock in 1819. In a
second publication, in 1829, Bostock links hay fever with
the scent of new-mown hay. The English physician Charles Harrison
Blackley reported in 1873 on his research into diluted pollen
suspensions. His incontestable proof that pollen was the cause
of hay fever was not acknowledged for years, because he was
a homoeopath. The year 1796 plays a remarkable part in the
history of hay fever. In that year, Samuel Hahnemann's first
publication appeared. Although we may count the founder of
homoeopathy among the best-informed doctors of his period,
hay fever is mentioned nowhere in his writings.
In the same year, Jenner's paper on cowpox vaccination appeared.
This treatment marks the first large-scale ingestion of foreign
albumen directly into the human organism, which naturally
took place initially in England and explains why the first
reports of hay fever are found in England. English grass,
however, is of only subordinate importance, for later statistics
proved that the farming population furnish the fewest sufferers
from hay fever. H Petov wrote in his hay-fever monograph of
1930 that this disease most frequently begins in the second
decade of life - which brings to mind the second vaccination,
which was then usual at the age of 12. Today, even young children
suffer from hay fever, but, whereas in the 1930s there were
only two vaccinations (in the second and twelfth years, for
smallpox), in my country vaccination began, until recently,
on the day after birth, with the so-called BCG vaccination.
Hay fever was still so rare in the years 1926 to 1930 that
Petov could find no case of it amongst 7,000 to 8,000 patients
in the Charite in Berlin in the months of May, June and July.
The pollen is the external condition for the epidemic occurrences,
but the internal sensitivity of the organism is the essential
element. Louis Pasteur's famous dictum, "The germ is
nothing, the terrain is everything," must form the basis
for understanding the epidemiology of hay fever.
The process by which such a large part of humanity was rendered
allergic to plant pollen can only be understood in the context
of a very high degree of artificial interference with the
terrain, and this interference keeps pace with the frequency
of the geographical spread of hay-fever epidemics. Vaccination
is left as the only cause that emerges from these considerations.
This causal suspicion can be correlated in detail on three
levels: temporal, geographical and sociological. Sticker showed,
in 1908, that hay fever occurred strikingly rarely in the
rural population: however, it showed up much more in the urban
population, especially in the "privileged" strata
- that is to say, the disease spread where vaccination occurred
and not where there was most pollen.
The most likely first occurrence of hay fever after re-vaccination
for smallpox in the second decade of life can be statistically
documented. In the 1960s, the time of first occurrence shifted
to infancy. This epidemiological phenomenon correlates with
the start of multiple vaccination in the first two years of
life. Therefore, hay fever only became an epidemic disease
after physicians began to vaccinate feverishly in the years
after the last war.
In noting to what extent the sensitive immune system of babies
and infants is taxed by the multitude of inoculations carried
out today, it seems that inoculations - far from being the
"training grounds" for immunity - in fact constitute
the cause of a wholly deranged immune system, which then reacts
to external stimuli "otherwise", which is to say
"allergically"; for that is the meaning of the word
allergy, deriving from the Greek "alios" (other)
and "ergon" (task or execution).
The animal body and its organs contain viruses which are capable
of reacting, when they are introduced into a foreign organism,
quite otherwise from the way they would in the organism from
which they originated. Apart from this additional change,
viruses also have the property of causing long-lasting and
largely unknown disease effects which become dangerous on
crossing the species barrier when they enter another organism.
Thus, the Simian 40 (SV40) viruses, which regularly occur
in primates, are harmless to their hosts but are capable of
producing cancer tumours in hamsters. The monkey kidneys used
for manufacturing the polio vaccine contain the SV 40 virus,
and the canine kidneys used for producing measles vaccines
always contain pathogens of canine hepatitis. Both, as is
well known, cause malignant tumours in other animals.
Such viruses, in connection with which many years may well
pass between injection and the outbreak of the disease, are
called "slow" viruses. The disease runs its slowly
progressing course, unfavourably prognosticated and confined
to a single organ (which is usually the brain). A special
viral reciprocity is taken to be the cause. The possibility
is now being debated that further chronologically degenerative
diseases of the central nervous system are the consequence
of such an injection. The so-called prions also belong to
the group of slow viruses, which are capable of resisting
just about anything we have knowledge of. The Deutsche Apotheker-Zeitung
of 20 September 1990 states (on page 276):
"At present, the possibility that slow-virus infections
can be transmitted from animals to man cannot be ruled out.
A further problem is the considerable resistance of these
unconventional pathogens. This may have serious consequences
for the manufacture of pharmaceutical products from animal
organs and organic extracts.
I should here like to call to mind the reports concerning
the deadly cattle plague Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
(BSE for short) in Great Britain. We know of some rare diseases,
accompanied by characteristic changes in the brain, whose
cause has hitherto been unknown. Today, we know that the prions
are likely to be the cause. We know that the kuru sickness
which has occurred among the Papuan people has an incubation
period of at least 18 years. The course of this sickness in
man resembles that of BSE in animals. Consequently, the manufacture
and, above all, the application of vaccines involve incalculable
and, in part, considerable risks, which are not sufficiently
publicised and about which the patient is not informed. The
last paragraph in the DA-Z article states:
"For the mysterious prions are largely resistant to the
usual measures for inactivating disease agents - be they bacteria
For example, they retain their infectiousness even after being
heated to 80°C and after subjection to ultra-violet light
and ionising radiation, and they resist even the most aggressive
disinfectants. Since they do not cause an immune reaction
in the organism, infection cannot be diagnosed indirectly,
that is, by demonstration of antibodies. These are sufficient
grounds not to underestimate the possible danger to human
health represented by prions. The kuru sickness among the
Papuans stems from the intakes of certain albumens into the
organism - more precisely, the Papuans had the custom of eating
the brains of the dead. BSE has the same cause: animals, especially
cattle, have been forced, for purely commercial reasons, to
adopt eating habits not appropriate to the species: they have
ingested albumen products as so-called "fattening fodder"
which were taken from animal bodies unfit for human consumption.
Cattle are herbivores - they have been turned into carnivores.
The result has been Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy.
The mortality statistics for the diseases of childhood which
took such a terrible toll at the start of this century have
now lost their terror. We owe the explanation of this fact
to the late Thomas McKeown, Professor of Social Medicine at
Birmingham University from 1945 to 1977. In his book THE ROLE
OF MEDICINE: DREAM, MIRAGE OR NEMESIS? he shows that the decline
in mortality, which has led to a rise in life expectancy,
is predominantly ascribable to the decline in infectious diseases.
This decline began about 200 years ago, long before the introduction
of any vaccination measures, and the chief cause of it, according
to McKeown, is the elimination of hunger. Only the production
of sufficient food, especially root crops, from the middle
of the eighteenth century, has gradually eliminated this chronic
Since the end of the Second World War, a general rise in living
standards has taken place to a level never known before: the
Western European population has never had it so good. And,
with the increasing improvement in the general social situation
of the people, all those infectious diseases formerly described
as "children's diseases" have declined.
* * *
The following notes on various diseases and their decline
may be of interest.
The mortality rate for tuberculosis in Germany for 1750 to
1960 indicates that, in 1750, 75 people died of TB out of
an annual mortality figure of 10,000. This figure declined
continuously and by 1955 had fallen to five. Mass inoculations
by the German health authorities took place for the last time
between 1970 and 1980, and clearly they had no effect on the
At the beginning of the century, 1800 children died of tuberculosis
in Vienna in a single year. This terrible figure decreased
BCG vaccinations commenced in 1950, the year when only two
deaths from TB occurred in Vienna. When zero was reached in
the following year - as statistics had predicted - it was
claimed to be the result of the BCG vaccination.
There has been a regular decline of this disease since the
end of the last world war. Neither the introduction of the
single whooping-cough Pertussis vaccination nor that of the
combined vaccine DPT has affected the decline. The mass vaccinations
between 1970 and 1980 also showed no positive effect. In the
last twenty years, there have never been more than 15 whooping-cough
deaths per annum in Germany.
Diphtheria also shows a steep decline. In the past year, there
has been only one single death from the disease in Germany.
Measles shows the same behaviour as all other infectious diseases.
Here also, for about 15 years there have been fewer than 20
fatalities per annum.
Out of the three types, hepatitis vaccination exists only
for hepatitis B. All three types show a tendency to decrease.
The most obvious and steepest decline is that of hepatitis
The tendency to decrease is least demonstrable in the type
against which we vaccinate, namely, hepatitis H. Here, vaccination
has only been carried out in the so-called "high risk"
groups in approximately the last 20 years. This vaccination
has yielded no success. Hence, it seems that from now on all
our children are to be vaccinated for hepatitis B in spite
of the results, for this vaccination is particularly profitable.
A single vaccination costs DM150 (approximately £50)
and three vaccinations are recommended, or DM450 (approximately
£150) per course - and this is for all children, with
possible "refresher" vaccinations as well!
* * *
As complementary information, I shall speak here about the
connection between vaccination and the course of livestock
It emerges clearly from statistical evidence that considerably
more outbreaks of this disease have taken place in the countries
with compulsory vaccination than in those without. In Germany,
with compulsory vaccination, outbreaks of foot-and-mouth occur
almost annually, whilst non-vaccinating Great Britain has
had no outbreaks for 25 years, apart from a few cases which
occurred in the Channel Islands, where their introduction
from outside could be clearly demonstrated. In fact, all countries
without compulsory vaccination have been free of the disease
since 1985, whereas the German Federal Republic (as it was
formerly) and Italy (countries with rigorously enforced compulsory
vaccination) had outbreaks of foot-and-mouth in 1987 and 1988.
There is now an EC Commission recommendation prohibiting vaccination
in member countries which has gained German parliamentary
approval. This means that no more vaccination in Germany for
foot-and--mouth is to be allowed after the year 1992 at latest.
In the new version of the German law on livestock epidemics
(in effect from 1 June 1991), vaccination for the disease
is no longer named. Even the importation of vaccinated beasts
and animal products from countries practising vaccination
is now prohibited with us. The corresponding import controls
were also considerably tightened.
What follows is all the more incomprehensible.
As a sort of "precautionary measure", the Bayer
Company has been granted an allowance of many million deutschemarks,
to construct plant for the manufacture of foot-and-mouth vaccines
and to create a "vaccine bank". This plant will
be erected on the island of Riems, near Greifswald in Mecklenburg.
It was on this island that the first foot-and-mouth vaccine
was developed before the last war and was later manufactured
at the Friedrich Loffler Institute for Research into Livestock
Epidemics. Since Mecklenburg did not, after the war, belong
to the Federal Republic for many years (because of the partition
of Germany), a new "Federal Research Institute for Virus
Diseases in Animals" was built in Tilbingen. Its task,
however, did not include the preparation of vaccines. This
was entrusted to the pharmaceutical industry. whereupon vaccine
plants were started in the West, for the construction of which
the federal republic has granted many millions of deutschemarks
That scientists do well out of epidemics has been known since
paigns for polio vaccination - Salk and Sabin are just two
examples. There are similar links in connection with AIDS.
The French Professor Montagnier and the American Professor
Gallo (bitter enemies in scientific discussions) have secured
and shared out between themselves the patents for producing
the test fluids for HIV antibodies, and they have earned nicely
from them. A virology professor in Austria advocates and defends
immunisation for tick encephalitis (FSME) - he also, together
with the Immuno f11'm, possesses relevant patents.
Professor Koch, the chairman of STIK (Standing Vaccination
Committee), said recently in a radio discussion on Siideutsche
Rundfunk (25 January 1992):
"Smallpox vaccination had quite considerable side-effects,
and it is to be deplored, even today, that we have abolished
it too late. With perhaps a little more courage, we could
have stopped it earlier."
Statistical graphs for infectious diseases are unanimous in
showing the following'.
Nobody - whether adult or child - has been protected by a
single one of these inoculations from the illness against
which the vaccination was directed. On the contrary, vaccinations
carried out in the incubation stage have led to further cases
of illness, and to deaths, which must be attributed to vaccination.
(In Germany alone, five smallpox deaths were actually deaths
At the end of the last century, the cause of the all-too-early
deaths of 90 per cent of humanity was an infectious disease.
By about 1970, the proportion had sunk to approximately one
per cent. Today, fatalities from these diseases have become
rare. When there are no (or practically no) sources of infection,
then sources of contagion also disappear. In such cases, vaccination
is only performed for commercial reasons. The real reason
for the officially promoted inoculation measures is the profit-orientated
thinking of the pharmaceutical industry and of the physicians.
It is, in fact, thanks to an improved situation generally,
and especially to improved nutrition, that the childhood diseases
of past years have lost their terrible effects.
There are now few if any cases of childhood tuberculosis,
acute whooping cough or acute diphtheria. However, disasters
prevented and damage averted cannot be proved. When orthodox
medicine claims that millions of children have been saved
by vaccination from grave harm and from death, then such statements
are unprovable claims - which may or may not be believed.
Science should be based only upon verifiable truth, or its
journey ends in a blind alley. Only the search for truth can
effect genuine progress. I have quoted all the above figures
from the Statistiche Bundesamt in Wiesbaden. I should describe
as "a search for the truth" the book VACCINATION
- THE INCREDIBLE ERROR, by Mme Simone Delarue of Paris (French
title: La Ran on des Vaccinations). On the first page you
"This book shows the law of life: whatever cruel Man
does to weaker species - for example, animals used in making
vaccines - it rebounds fully upon him. Hence, abolish animal
Another book, which is co-authored by Harris L Coulter, has
been published in America. Its title is DPT -A SHOT IN THE
DARK, published in Germany as THREEFOLD VACCINATION - A SHOT
IN THE DARK.
Aschner wrote this sentence: "The history of medicine
is the history of errors." I can hardly believe that
these errors are not known by the highest responsible authorities.
Since, however, vaccination yields such excellent profits,
these errors are hushed up. At the time when smallpox vaccination
was legal, the fact was kept hidden that, in epidemics, those
ill from the disease had been vaccinated. And today, the number
is still hushed up of those who, despite inoculation, have
fallen ill of the disease against which they have been inoculated.
This is so in all industrialised countries, because medicine,
as well as the pharmaceutical industry, operates internationally
or has international ramifications. Hence, Coulter and Fisher
wrote in DPT - A SHOT IN THE DARK, on page 406:
"Another reality that has been too long ignored is that,
although vaccines have been credited with saving millions
of lives, the bottom line is that they are big business. The
research and administration of vaccines employs tens of thousands
of people in drug companies, private research laboratories,
universities, state health departments, public health clinics,
the FDA, the CDC, hospitals and doctors' offices. States obtain
federal immunisation grants to implement mass vaccination
programmes and to hire additional personnel in their health
"The CDC estimates that 151.million doses of eight major
vaccines were distributed in the United States in 1981, which
generated more than $300 million for the drug industry. Federal
budget appropriations for childhood vaccines rose from $6.2
million in 1975 to more than $46 million in 1979. And the
fact that at least seven childhood vaccines are legally required
for admission to school assures drug manufacturers a stable,
ready made market."
I hope that I have shown you how senseless it is to use animals
or animal organs for producing vaccines, if the vaccinations
do not show the expected results. It is even more senseless
to use and sacrifice animals, if the vaccines actually cause
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