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Manufacturers are more interested in profits than ill effects of their drugs

I WISH to congratulate you on your issue of August 30 – the warning about the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil is very important.

The people who are pushing this have been ignoring the consequences for years now in search of obscene profits.

They are the same companies that have been earning billions of decent, hard-working taxpayers’ money all over the world from other vaccine scams such as bird flu, SARS, swine flu, etc, that few people even remember now and that virtually nobody died from. They are so crazed in the search for profits that one of them has just announced a vaccine for stress. It just doesn’t matter to them that people suffer more serious effects, up to and including death, from their vaccines than from the “illness”. Our ‘ministers for illness’ will not change any more than spineless finance ministers will seriously set about the banks – another great article in the same issue.

Dick Barton

Kevin Street

Tinahely

Co Wicklow


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