Don’t Agree With Your Doctor’s Vaccine Advice? Keep It To Yourself, Or Big Brother Will Know


American and British scientists, with the help of funding through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have developed an Internet-based global monitoring system that’s capable of mining social media sites for opinions that diverge from mainstream medical advice on the safety and urgency of getting vaccinated.

As more people in developed countries eschew the much-evangelized regimen of vaccinations for infants, students and adults hoping to avoid seasonal illness like the flu, makers of vaccines are renewing their push to keep as many people as possible receptive to the challenged belief that vaccines prevent, and don’t actually cause, disease.

What’s the goal of developing the real-time monitoring network — called “HealthMap” by its makers — to track dissenters online? To report errant beliefs, and those who share them, to health authorities, of course. From May 2011 until April 2012, HealthMap collected 3,209 reports originating from 144 countries that expressed fear, skepticism, distrust or other negative opinions about the vaccine industry.

One of the system’s creators, Heidi Larson of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said public health officials will be able to do “systematic monitoring and assessment of media reports for vaccine sentiment, with the aim of detecting concerns as they emerge and evolve in real time.

“Real-time monitoring and analysis of vaccine concerns could help governments and public health officials locally, nationally, and globally understand where they should focus their attention and resources when a concern arises, and where specific vaccines might need more tailored engagement strategies.”

The first step in isolating and relegating a group of like-minded thinkers to marginal status is to identify them, and those who question the efficacy of inoculations believe HealthMap takes a big step down that path.

“If you post articles to your Facebook wall that warn others about the dangers of vaccines, or Tweet links to the latest studies tying vaccines to autism through Twitter, the vaccine pushers of the world could soon know about it in real time,” warns Natural News.

“This brave new exercise in multinational, Big Brother spying is being hailed as a solution to the rapid spread of so-called ‘rumors’ and ‘lies’ about vaccines via the internet, which basically constitute any online free speech that questions the safety or effectiveness of vaccines.”

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  • Stephine

    Piss on these big pharma monopolies. They don’t give a damn if any of these vaccines are safe. They just want their big profits and buy off the FDA with big kickbacks, to fast track their vaccines through the approval process. In the old days it took a vaccine many years before it was approved for the general public. Now if it takes more than a year that is long. And safety studies don’t make me laugh, 95% of all these safety studied are funded by none other than the big pharma themselves. New vaccines today I say NO THANKS, keep that poison out of my system (along with all that genetically modified crap, but that is another discussion).

  • podunk1

    It looks like the person every one most respected & admired has a dark side. Yes we can now collect every bit of information on everyone… and what will our Hitler and his brown shirts do with it??? perfect society??? super human intelligence – gene splicing?????? The gates of hell call, don’t they…

    • $910553

      Most respected and admired? Not hardly. You haven’t heard how he got the IBM contract that made him, have you?

      • Justsomeguy151

        No, please do tell.

      • sndguy

        I read it somewhere, can you please post it here?

  • jdn

    With enough lobbying and campaign donations soon vaccines will become mandatory under penalty of law . Isn’t it great , we have the best political system money can buy .

  • Concerned

    Just what we need more ways to push through lies just so the elite can make sure that they get rid of all the 90% of the population that they see as unfit. I do not vaccinate and will never agree with it. The overgrown chemical companies are the devil, full of greed and a plan to get rid of us however they can. Whether it be from the poisons in our food system or the poisons they call medicine. If the majority of people do not wake up and see the real truth about what is going on they will be gone just as people like the Gates want.

  • George Gaither

    With Bill Gates on board, it is more about population control.

    • FreedomFighter

      Take your poison shot or else…I will take else every time.

      Laus Deo
      Semper FI

      • George Gaither

        Roger that.

  • Ol’ Grey Ghost
  • Justsomeguy151

    I think every doctor should have to take the vaccine right in front of you BEFORE they put it in you. Change the needle, whatever. But its becoming clearer that the biggest supporters of vaccines are OPPOSED to it for themselves or families. Dr Oz is a pusher of vaccines but hes already admitted he would never do it for his own children. Hypocrite much?

  • StephenWV

    A large percent of the population that receives a vaccine is unaffected and remains susceptible as if they had never received the vaccine. If the powers that be were as concerned about them as they are about the few that desire to not have their children force vaccinated, I would believe them when they say it is a health issue. But it shows that it is all about control.

  • mari

    Shouldn’t we have the right to choose what happens with our own bodies??? Maybe that just applies when a woman wants to do away with unwanted children.


    Dear Mr. Gates,

    Imagine being able to announce your intention to kill 900 million people.
    Imagine devising a plan so cunning that people line up to be complicit in their own murders. Imagine having the resources to put that plan into action and the power to publicly share your intention without any fear of repercussions.

    Psychopathy is defined as “a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of disregard for the rights of others and the rules of society.

    Psychopaths have a total lack of empathy and remorse, and have very shallow emotions. They are generally regarded as callous, selfish, dishonest, arrogant, aggressive, impulsive, irresponsible, and hedonistic.”

    You, Mr. Gates, are a classic PSYCHOPATH!

  • wandamurline

    Like I give a big rat’s azz about them checking on me….I don’t take the vaccines because the big pharma have put mercury in them along with other poisons….if you want mercury pushed into your veins, be my guest, I don’t accept it….and I still believe that autism is a by-product of vaccinations on children whose immune system is not matured enough to take in all the poisons. I am getting pretty sick of these aholes that are going to spy on us or report us….go ahead, make my day.

  • Gimmesumadat Whatyougot

    We no longer have the “Right” to disagree with any course of thought or action, that has already been decided (as safe and/or necessary) for us, by the “powers that be”! Since the dumbing down of society has reached near maximum effect, those who are able to aggressively argue their position and understanding of the situation, will be seen as a threat to civil order. Real or not!

    As this article points out, “The first step in isolating and relegating a group of like-minded thinkers to marginal status…”

    Killing hundreds of thousands of innocent people during combat has been downplayed as acceptable “collateral damage”. And, quieting the voice of reason may be similarly downplayed as being “marginalized”.

  • Addie

    I don’t think the flu vaccine is necessary except in people like my 90 year old mum who lives in a home. Or maybe some folk here think it would be best if she just got it and died. Maybe 90 is old enough?? But onto other vaccines. I had measles, mumps, chicken pox, scarlet fever as a kid. They were nasty and awful diseases. I have friends who contracted polio and it has affected their whole lives. Many, many children died from polio and diptheria. You only have to look at cemetaries back in the early 1900’s to see how many babies didn’t make it past 2 or 3. Vaccines have probably saved millions of lives. Smallpox for example was rife in Africa and India until only 40 years ago. Now it’s almost non-existent. Guess why??? Oh yes the awful horrible dreaded vaccines. What about people with HIV, they are injected regularly, with a type of vaccine against the disease becoming full-blown. I think you need to be educated and not just slag doctors and pharmacists who study for years and years to learn about this. It’s not all conspiracy theories.