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Swine flu vaccinations underway in Sweden

TT/The Local · 12 Oct 2009, 16:28

Published: 12 Oct 2009 16:28 GMT+02:00

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Hospital workers lined up at Malmö University Hospital to be among the first people in Sweden to receive vaccinations against the AH1H1 virus.

“The initial rush hasn’t been that big, as many didn’t know it was going to start today already. But from Tuesday, we’re expecting there will be a steady flow of people who will want to be vaccinated,” infectious diseases specialist Sven Haidel, head of vaccination efforts in Skåne County, told the TT news agency.

The swine flu vaccine arrived in the area on Monday morning before being distributed in refrigerated trucks to ten nearby hospitals.

Health authorities in a number of other Swedish counties told TT that they expect to start their own vaccination programmes later in the week, while others won’t commence for a few more weeks.

At the university hospital in Malmö, a staff cafeteria was converted into a vaccination centre where healthcare personnel from the regional and local level were among the first to be vaccinated on Monday.

“We calculate we can vaccinate 1,000 people every day,” said hospital spokesperson Hans-Göran Boklund.

While there is no nationwide overview of Sweden’s vaccination schedule, the primary campaign starts on Monday of next week, although a number of clinics are expected to start vaccinating people as soon as they receive the vaccine, according to infectious diseases doctor Ann Söderström.

The County Council in Västernorrland in northern Sweden plans to start vaccinating people starting on Thursday of this week.

“We’ve planned and prepared for a long time, so we just need to kick things off,” said head doctor Markus Kallioinen.

Health authorities in Sörmland will begin injecting people on Tuesday of this week.

So far, most county health authorities haven’t noticed a surge in demand from the public for vaccination against the swine flu.

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“You can’t really compare with how it was a month ago when we had a few fatalities in Sweden. Then the pressure was huge and we received a lot of phone calls. But now it’s pretty relaxed,” said Uppsala County spokesperson Jessica Elgenstierna to TT.

The scene in Västerbotten in northern Sweden is also far from hectic, despite reports last week of a swine flu outbreak at a school in Skellefteå.

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17:41 October 12, 2009 by Ozpot
From Dr. Boyd Haley, professor and chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky: "A single vaccine given to a six pound newborn is the equivalent of giving a 180 pound adult 30 vaccinations on the same day." "You couldn't construct a study to show that thimerosal (mercury in vaccines) is safe. It's just too damn toxic".

From a website promotion for a DVD entitled Shoot 'Em Up the Documentary, comes this information. "Did you know that we give children 23 viruses before they reach the age of 5? Did you know autism skyrocketed after the addition of more vaccines on the mandatory schedule and did you know that these vaccines contain thimerosal, which is ethyl mercury?" By the way, mercury is considered more toxic than lead and second in toxicity only to uranium.

Most vaccines are cocktails of pathogens from cultures derived from aborted fetuses or animal tissues. Thimerersol or ethyl mercury is not the only additive or preservative. Dr. Rima E. Laibow, MD, lists the ingredients common to vaccines, with some of her own comments, including, "If children receive all recommended vaccines, they will receive many times the supposed 'allowable safe limit' for mercury in the first two years of life.

Additional ingredients include antibiotics, aluminum gels, formaldehyde, monosodium glutamate (MSG), aluminum "which when combined with silicon deficiency and fluoride, results in the neurofibrillary tangles seen in Alzheimers disease, formaldehyde, MSG," a potent neurological excitotoxin which, like aspartame, can cause seizures, brain tumors, etc.

Dr. Rima goes on: "Squalene, a response enhancer or adjuvant, is present in many modern vaccines and is highly irritating to the immune system. . . . (used in) Anthrax vaccine in Gulf War I soldiers is believed by many to be a primary cause, along with depleted uranium, of the devastating condition known as Gulf War Syndrome".
17:47 October 12, 2009 by sebseb

chuttttttttttttttt. Let them have the vaccine :)
20:23 October 12, 2009 by ppk
From NaturalNews :

23:07 October 12, 2009 by wxman
Line up, lemmings! Hahahahahaha!
23:16 October 12, 2009 by Törnrosa
The vaccine was actually patented on August 28th 2008 almost a year before Swine flu first 'emerged' as an entirely new "natural" flu. (http://www.theoneclickgroup.co.uk/documents/vaccines/Baxter%20Vaccine%20Patent%20Application.pdf)

This "natural" flu has also (according to the CDC) been found to have genetic material from North American swine, bird and human flu strains and a segment from Eurasian swine flu.
05:15 October 13, 2009 by maxo
why would anyone in their right mind choose to get vaccinated??

it only takes a little common sense to realise the flu is man made in a lab, and these vaccines are so incredibly dangerous with all it's mercury and squalene and so on.

the properganda i see about how we all need to be vaccinated is so pathetic.
09:47 October 13, 2009 by sherkovic
...and you come back contaminated with an HIV!!
09:51 October 13, 2009 by Alohart
Wow! This place is sounding just like many in the U.S. who are anti-science and conspiracy-theorists. It's amazing how many ill-informed people there are. Oh, well, we need a few million people culled from our over-populated world, so those foolish enough to wander around unprotected from the many diseases that plague us will be the proper segment to be culled.
10:00 October 13, 2009 by Freyja14
Wow @Ozpot! Great information! I'm so happy people are becoming informed about the dangers of vaccines!

And for the last comment about ill-informed....hmmmm not quite. People seem to be looking outside the norm. for answers and honestly, we've needed to be doing that for a long time. You can't just soak up every little word the government tells you! Go get the vaccine, have fun! Maybe you need to read up on the dangers of some of the ingredients and toxins they put in there before you just dive in.
10:52 October 13, 2009 by craicen
Vaccines did not contain viruses in the past and they will not in the future. Most diseases of the past were lessened by better sanitation (getting the human waste out of drinking water) and improved nutrition for the poor who used to live on porridge and not much more.

Here you can read some of the vaccine myths

14:36 October 13, 2009 by Ozpot
@ Alohart

Man has survived and evolved in such a way that we can as you say be "foolish enough to wander around unprotected". It is called an immune system.

In actual fact if you have a good diet and getting your vitamins you will strengthen your immune system and be better able to attack these viruses etc.

Vitamin D in particular can be the best preventative against the swine flu. So we are not actually walking around unprotected.

Don't forget as the WHO have stated this is a mild to moderate flu. So you will get a sniffle and cough, big deal.
17:23 October 13, 2009 by sebseb

I hoipe you get the vacine, such as all your beloved friends and relatives. Then we cn talk about it in 6 months.
17:28 October 14, 2009 by mkvgtired
Törnrosa, Well I dont know why you would trust the CDC. It is an evil American organization. I am sure they were IN ON IT. I bet they have shell companies that are heavily invested in the evil corporations that created the flu just so they could make a vaccine! I dont have proof yet, but I am gonna infiltrate Pfizer and get the proof I need that George Bush created this just to interfere with Obama's presidency. Or maybe it was Obama who wanted to successfully manage a crisis so he would be considered for the Nobel Peace Prize. This is of course before he knew he would receive it for doing nothing. Keep quiet though, I am already in fear for my life.

Alohart, I agree it is starting to sound like that. But as far as conspiracy theorists go, how many Europeans think 9/11 was planned by George Bush (of all people), or Israel? Including countless members of European government at all levels? Some of which demanded an investigation. There is lots of science discrediting their theories as well, but it seems Europeans continue to believe them. Most in the US are not anti-science or conspiracy theorists, and the same gos for Europe. I have to point out we are far from having a monopoly on that mindset.
12:19 October 15, 2009 by Törnrosa
@ mkvgtired

Just because something may sound ridiculos or hard to believe doesn't mean that it isn't true. Truth must pass through 3 stages: First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

Yes I do believe that there may well be something a little dodgy behind this swine flu and the independent research I have done into it (I don't just believe what I'm told by media. Because the "news" we hear and see is created by someone, someone who perhaps has a possible intention behind it) is leading me to believe that there are a lot of interesting questions behind this swine flu. How can it be an entirely new strain if the VACCINE was patented 7 months before it emerged as an entirely new flu?


"9/11 planned by George Bush"

Lets just say I don't doubt he was in on it. But the guy clearly has no more than half a braincell to work with, so I doubt very much that he was the brains behind the operation. But an inside job, no doubt about it!

"There is lots of science discrediting their theories as well"

There is a lot of science accrediting the theories behind 9/11 too. Please look at www.ae911truth.org and check out the 2 hours of well documented science researched by over 700 architects and engineers that completely blow the "offcial verison of events" out of the water with hard indisputable factual evidence. Please also see prof Steven Jones well documented and peer reviewed article called "why indeed did the world trade centers collapse", it is very enlightening!

Open your mind a little and see past what you are being spoon fed on a daily basis!
14:50 October 15, 2009 by sherkovic
Törnrosa...OMG what is that my eyes are seeing? Someone talking logic and comman sense with a swedish name? Well put thanks!
23:33 October 15, 2009 by mkvgtired
Törnrosa, Thanks for proving my point. I have personally talked to structural engineers and architects (that I know) and if you had any clue as to how the WTC buildings were constructed you would be able to easily deduce that they could collapse from having a huge jumbo jet, full of fuel, fly into them at full speed. They were designed for an accidental (low speed) impact from a recreational plane. Either way I know I will never convince you otherwise so I am not even going to try.

Plus, I dont know why Europeans were calling for an investigation. Damian Hurst (British) said the terrorists "need congratulating" because the attack was "kind of like an artwork in its own right". A German artist Stockhausen called the attacks "the greatest work of art ever" and "the greatest work of art imaginable for the whole cosmos". So I dont know why Europeans are so concerned with who carried out the event in the first place. It provided you with such an exciting art display, and judging by the anti-Americanism on this site (and other European news outlets) I would think Europeans would be happy there are 3000 less Americans in this world.
21:00 October 25, 2009 by sambhava
Those responsible for the murder of Anna Lindh are the very same vermin behind those lethal injections! And they've also been busy dumbing down the entire Swedish population for years with the SODIUM FLUORIDE they've been pumping into everyone's brains (among the rest of their drugs masquerading as food additives) in preparation for this long planned genocide of theirs! And likewise they've also been spewing out the usual garbage in the media in their pathetic attempts to get the sheeple to line up and take their shots. WE'RE NOT ALL BRAIN DEAD!
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