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10/17/21  11:54 pm
Commenter: Joshua Saunders

COVID-19 vaccines are likely more harmful to children than COVID-19

You have no authority to force parents to vaccinate their children using these experimental mRNA/DNA vaccines to attend public school. There has been no study of the mid-term, long-term, or intergenerational effects of receiving these vaccines. They are highly experimental in nature and to suggest mandating them on schoolchildren is completely unethical.

Based on the data, children are highly resilient to this virus, as well as the mutations, and should not be subjected to mandatory vaccinations or to any kind of periodical testing.

The Nobel-prize-winning creator of the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test, Kerry Mullis, stated, on video (prior to his death in August 2019), that the PCR test he invented "does not tell you if you're sick or even how sick," but instead is intended to be used to amplify molecules for study (Source: Due to this admission, I believe the official death count data of COVID is also wrong. I also believe it's wrong due to different states counting "COVID-19 deaths" differently. The White House's own Coronavirus Response Coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, stated publicly in 2020 that people that died "with COVID-19" were being counted as a COVID-19 death. And given the previous information regarding PCR testing, the official numbers are likely highly inaccurate.

Based on data from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, as of October 8, 2021, there have been 16,766 post-COVID-vaccination deaths (people that have died after receiving the vaccine) and 798,634 post-COVID-vaccination adverse events (ranging from mild to severe) (Source:

In July, the FDA and CDC put a "rare blood clot" warning on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine based on only 100 VAERS adverse event reports and 2 deaths. (Source:

Why was VAERS data good enough to warn about “rare blood clots” from the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and to “prove the safety check systems work” in the beginning, but is now seemingly completely ignored?

One of the only investigations ever conducted into the accuracy of VAERS data, known as the Lazarus report (source:, reported that "... fewer than 1% of vaccine adverse events are reported" to VAERS. Another investigation into the data done by Dr. Jessica Rose (source: found that:

  • "Using the VAERS database and independent rates of anaphylaxis events from a Mass General study, we computed a 41X under-reporting factor for serious adverse events in VAERS, leading to an estimate of over 150,000 excess deaths caused by the vaccine."
  • "There is no evidence that these vaccines save more lives than they cost. Pfizer’s own study showed that adverse events consistent with the vaccine were greater than the lives saved by the vaccine to yield a net negative benefit. Without an overall statistically significant all-cause mortality benefit, and evidence of an optional medical intervention that has likely killed over 150,000 Americans so far, vaccination mandates are not justifiable and should be opposed by all members of the medical community."

On Oct 6, at 7:22pm, The New York Times published an article misrepresenting the number of children hospitalized with COVID-19 by more than 800,000. They also quoted the opinion of a “Dr. Jeffrey Duchin,” from a CDC vaccine advisory group, who stated, “we’ve had a significant impact on our pediatric population.” Which is so vague, he could just as well have been talking about the “impact” of the damage caused by the fear, mask mandates, and/or social isolation.

The NY Times went on to report that over 900,000 children have been “hospitalized with COVID-19” (emphasis on “with,” not “from” or “as a result of”)(Archive: The corrected amount was around 63,000 and the correction wasn’t done until the following day (based on archives here:*/

Out of those 63,000 children hospitalized with COVID-19, the New York Times didn’t feel the need to report:

  • How many hospitalized children had been vaccinated.
  • How many children were asymptomatic or symptomatic.
  • How many children have died from COVID-19 after being vaccinated.
  • The severity of the symptoms/hospitalization.
  • Whether or not the hospitalizations were a direct result of having COVID-19.

Despite the above information not being provided, Dr. Jeffrey Duchin went on to state, “Given all of that, a small risk of myocarditis [in other people's children, after vaccination] is well worth taking” and that “two doses are justified.”

He said this despite the fact that children remain highly unaffected by COVID-19. In this same article, the NY Times also misrepresented vaccination policies in Sweden and Denmark, saying they “joined the ranks” of countries giving one dose of the vaccine to adolescents instead of two. When in reality, those two countries have halted the vaccine in children altogether. I've also seen no clear data that states children are spreading the virus to adults.

If you enact these completely and utterly unethical mandates, many parents will remove their children from Virginia public schools, and many marginalized parents that do not have the means to educate their children at home, will be forced to subject their children to any number of possible adverse events, including myocarditis and death.

On a personal note, myself, my wife, and all three of our children had COVID-19 in August. My oldest (age 15) lost her taste for 3 days, no other symptoms. My son (age 14) had a temperature of 99 for three days and then nothing. And my youngest (age 6) had no symptoms at all. My neighbors had it as well at the same time. They have four children and none of their children had any severe symptoms either. And according to the latest reports, natural immunity is better and lasts longer than vaccination.
(Source: Pfizer scientists stating that natural immunity is better than the product their company created:
(Source: COVID-19 Survivors Have Broad, Longer-Term Immunity ( )

One last thing that I've still yet to find a straight-forward answer to is: "If the vaccine is so effective and creates immunity to the virus, why does it matter if others are not vaccinated? If the unvaccinated can spread the virus to the vaccinated, doesn't that mean that the vaccines are not effective?"

Do not mandate these experimental vaccines in children.

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