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

June 3, 2013 by  

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

Ben Bullard

Reconciling the concept of individual sovereignty with conscientious participation in the modern American political process is a continuing preoccupation for staff writer Ben Bullard. A former community newspaper writer, Bullard has closely observed the manner in which well-meaning small-town politicians and policy makers often accept, unthinkingly, their increasingly marginal role in shaping the quality of their own lives, as well as those of the people whom they serve. He argues that American public policy is plagued by inscrutable and corrupt motives on a national scale, a fundamental problem which individuals, families and communities must strive to solve. This, he argues, can be achieved only as Americans rediscover the principal role each citizen plays in enriching the welfare of our Republic.

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  • Robert Stone

    Anything for a dollar . If the vaccines are so great, how come so many people are becoming ill.? I will stick with home remedies.

  • Barb

    I believe in vaccines but this is too Kafka for me. To hell with wealthy elites.

  • eric brillhart

    My sister in the church got a yearly flu vaccine and she is paralyzed in a wheelchair for the rest of her life. JESUS IS THE TRUTH! PROPOGANDA IS SATANIC! SENSOR THAT!

    • jen

      So sorry. That happened to my grandmother.

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  • jen

    Scary stuff. This should be challenged (aDemand Progress petition or whatever). If it weren’t for the fact that kids are showing serious problems then it would’t matter but they, are so it does. The Gates’ really ate creepy.

  • jen

    Are creepy.

  • Don miller

    Well that’s probably the reason they know as much as they do Jen we put everything on the net and they see what we’re up to its time to go old school contact people in person set up secret meeting places put the word out we need to go underground establish a plan and then implement it sort of like the tactics they have been using on us for the past fifty or so years

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