Two years ago, Natural News began to report on an unknown whistleblower who had been employed as a scientist in the immunization safety office of the Center for Disease Control (CDC). This whistleblower was repentant for his involvement in a CDC study, which he says originally indicated an increased autism risk, specifically for young American American boys who received Merck’s M-M-R®II (MMR) vaccine. It was this increased risk, the whistleblower said, that had been deliberately withheld from the research results.
Before the whistleblower’s name become public, he spent hours in conversation with Dr. Brian Hooker, a biochemical engineer and father of an autistic child. After these conversations/confessions were recorded, Dr. Hooker retrieved copies of the De Stefano CDC Study through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Hooker reevaluated the data with input from whistleblower. The reevaluated research did show the MMR/ increased risk of autism and Dr. Hooker’s findings were published on BioMed Central. This created quite a stir as he reported a “3.4-fold increase in autism rates” when the MMR vaccine is injected into the arms of African American boys before they are 3 years of age. Approximately one week later, BioMed Central retracted the article for an undisclosed “conflict of interest.”
This whistle blower is well known today. His name is Dr. William Thompson. It’s his testimony that is a central driving force in the documentary VAXXED: From Cover Up to Catastrophe, directed by co-whistle blower Dr. Andrew Wakefield.
Independent reporter Sheryl Attkisson has written that Dr. William Thompson also shared his testimony with Florida Congressman Lee A Posey. Here’s how Thompson described how the CDC rids itself of inconvenient facts:
” . . .we scheduled a meeting to destroy documents related to the study . . . brought a big garbage can into the meeting room . . . reviewed the hardcopy documents we thought we should discard . . . put them in a huge garbage can.”
Ms. Attkinsson also felt that the Congressman Posey wouldn’t do anything because, “the powerful pharmaceutical industry reach deeply into Congress . . .” She was right. Back in 2008, Attkinsson did a story for CBS about the money behind vaccines and the American Academy of Pediatrics, which took millions from pharmaceutical giants and vaccine makers Wyeth, Merck and Sanofi Aventis. Is there any reason to think that has changed in the past eight years?
There are also other twists and turns. Globe News Wire reported earlier in 2016 that Dr. William Thompson – who is still working with the CDC – is going to ” publish a reworking of data from a controversial study first published in 2004.” Does that mean he’s changed his mind? Dr. Brian Hooker, who first broke Thompson’s story in 2014, has some ideas, as reported by Age of Autism. It might be about the grant money the CDC recently gave to Thompson, and the fact that the CDC is “not there to tell the truth, but to manipulate the public.”
To this day, there has been a firestorm of controversy. Accusations of fraud and deception on both sides. The name calling is dividing sides too. “Anti vaccine” or “Anti Vaxer” are the new catch phrases for some who merely question pharmaceutical research funded by a government who is funded by the pharmaceutical companies. Seems reasonable to question that. But not in an emerging scientific dictatorships. The vaccine divide is a touchstone in a much larger debate. In the meantime, build your immune system and drink clean water.