From the January 2003 Idaho Observer:

Smallpox vaccine virus' curious relationship to syphilis

by Don Harkins

The virus in the smallpox vaccine is called the vaccinia virus. Historical references clearly illustrate the origin of the vaccinia virus. However, modern science claims its presence is a “mystery” and poses five theories, none of which have been proven, in an attempt to explain the origin of this virus.

The five theories 21st century science offers are that the vaccinia virus is: 1. derived from variola virus by passage in cows; 2. derived from variola virus by passage in humans (variolation); 3. derived through hybridisation between cowpox and variola viruses; 4. a fossil virus maintained in the laboratory but otherwise extinct; 5. derived from cowpox virus by repeated passage on the skin of animals (Fenner, 1992; Behbehani, 1983).

Not one of the five theories even consider the well-documented contents of 19th century books such as “Cowpox and Vaccinal Syphilis,” by Dr. Charles Creighton (1891), a professor of microscopic anatomy at Cambridge University.

It is not difficult to understand why the government-supported public health community prefers to keep the public in the dark about the most likely origins of vaccinia. The truth is disgusting and reminiscent of modern medicine's “eye-of-newt, spleen-of-bat, Dark Ages medicine roots. If the public was told vaccinia was the product of sores that developed on the irritated udders of cows milked by the syphilitic hands of 18th century milk maidens, they may be less inclined to stand in line for a smallpox vaccination.

In 1796, when the father of modern vaccinology Ed Jenner “discovered” the smallpox vaccine, the serum-making process was crude and amazingly nonscientific. With a little background, a layperson can easily understand what happened.

Dr. Creighton, who also wrote “Epidemics of Great Britain (1893),” observed that cowpox (vaccinia) is, “an eruption of a few pimples which are made to bleed by the merciless manipulations of the milkers...The blood forms crusts that are dislodged every six hours, the indurated [hardened], phagendemic [rapidly spreading] ulcers form on the sites of the original pimples...Cowpox undisturbed by the milkers' hands, has no existence in the originating cow. It is the persistent irritation that makes it a pox.”

In other words, at the time smallpox vaccine was being observed, it was understood that cow milkers with syphilitic hands caused pox-like sores on the udders of cows. Secretions from this diseased material were then taken from the cow, mixed with various compounds and rendered into a preparation. This material was then administered to persons by applying it to broken skin.

Forced vaccination in England was discontinued in 1898 after a Royal Commission, upon which Dr. Creighton and playwright George Bernard Shaw sat, determined that smallpox vaccine caused epidemics of several diseases -- including smallpox and syphilis. “...[d]eaths from infantile syphilis per million births, under enforced vaccination (1867-1878) were 1,738 as compared to 564 per million under voluntary vaccination (1847-1853), wrote Dr. William Collins in 1881.

In a 1905 letter to anti-vaccinist Chas Higgins of New York, Parke Davis & Co. described what little it knew about the smallpox vaccine it produced. “No one seems to know the exact nature of this product. It would seem to us, however, that the theory that cowpox is but modified smallpox, is the most tenable one. Particularly does it seem true in view of the facts reported by Dr. Monkton Copeman, Director of the Government Vaccine Work in London, that he had been able to transmit smallpox virus to monkeys, from monkeys to heifers, and from heifers to man, the resulting vaccination on the human subject being identically the same as that produced by vaccine as originally prepared.”

By “properly” transferring the smallpox virus from man to animals vaccinia was produced and was determined to provide immunity to smallpox. “On theoretical grounds, it seems to us that this is a very plausible explanation of the origin of vaccinia,” Parke Davis concluded in the letter.

It was well-known at the time that mass and mandated vaccination against smallpox, as previously stated, was responsible for epidemics of syphilis. Even the pro-vaccine textbook “Vaccines,” by Plotkin & Mortimer (1994) recognized the historic relationship of the smallpox vaccine to the dreaded disease. “As the 19th century progressed, however, the initial wave of enthusiasm for vaccination subsided when difficulties were experienced....when it was found that, on some occasions, syphilis was transmitted in the process.”

Plotkin & Mortimer even went on to explain that syphilis appeared in Europe during the 15th century and how, “...writers began to use the prefix small to distinguish variola, the smallpox, from syphilis, the great pox.”

The 1979 Encyclopedia Britannica concurs that syphilis first appeared in Europe after Columbus returned from the Americas. However, leprosy was prevalent in Europe prior to the 1500s. Certain similarities between the two diseases indicate, “it is likely that many cases thought to be leprosy were actually syphilis.”

Smallpox vaccine has not changed very much from the days when pus was squeezed out of the sores from cows milked by syphilitic milkers. Plotkin & Mortimer described how modern smallpox vaccine is made: “Most [smallpox] vaccine now available for use is grown on the skin of a calf and harvested after sacrifice of the animal.”

Are we to make the assumption that the calf is then butchered and sold as veal?

The point of the exercise

The point of this article is to show that those who have been masterminding pandemic preparedness plans have ignored history to come up with five ridiculous “theories” for the origin of vaccinia virus.

Why? Because the truth is so simple to understand and so disgusting people would be less likely to fall in line with their sleeves rolled up if they knew.

For whatever reason, fooling millions of Americans into being vaccinated with a virus associated with syphilis, leprosy (and numerous other diseases [see Smallpox Alert! ordering info page 3]) is more important than a different outcome that would prevail under the truth.

History is the greatest teacher. We have already learned that smallpox vaccine causes more public health problems than it solves. We have also learned that it leaves pain, misery and death in its wake.

If public health officials are intentionally obscuring smallpox vaccine's sordid past to help achieve the mass and mandated objective, then we must assume that pain, misery and death -- not public health -- are the intended outcomes.

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