Bird Flu fearmongering SARS Experts
[One of the main government fearmongers and vaccine promoters along with David Salisbury and John Oxford. Bird flu, SARS, now it's Swine flu.]]
[2009 Dec] Swine flu jab dilemma: Parents and pregnant women refuse it but experts insist it's safe... so who's right?
[Media April 2003] Virus deadlier than predicted, expert warns Meanwhile, Professor Hugh Pennington, an expert microbiologist at Aberdeen University, warned that at least one Sars outbreak within the UK was highly likely. Britain had escaped relatively unscathed, with only six, non-fatal, cases reported so far. A suspected seventh case was given the all-clear yesterday in Sheffield. But Prof Pennington predicted that an infected traveller would land in the UK, undetected, and spread the disease within their family or workplace. Emergency disease control plans would then swing into action, with at least one hospital in the infected city dedicated to Sars.
Quotes by Pennington
'Flu vaccines have been used perfectly safely since the Forties and this one is no different,' Professor Pennington says. 'Billions of doses have been given over the years and I would advise anyone who is offered this one to take it. There are usually no side-effects, but even where there are, the most common is a sore arm.' [2009 Dec] Swine flu jab dilemma: Parents and pregnant women refuse it but experts insist it's safe... so who's right?
Daily Mail March 14, 2005