Prevention is key, but which “V” is best: Vitamin or Vaccine?

by Kelly Mitchell,

The old adage “prevention is the best medicine” is as true as ever. It’s also true that healthy people are less susceptible to colds, the flu, and even COVID-19. And if healthy people do get these infections, they tend to have much milder cases and recover more quickly.

We have known for a long time that the foundations of good health lie in our environment (both our external environment and our bodies’ internal environment — our terrain). So while the drug industry likes to take credit for the reduction in deaths due to infectious disease, it’s really engineers and plumbers we should thank. An article in the Journal of Pediatrics in 2000 explains that public health measures such as water treatment, food safety, sanitation, and improved housing led to healthy living conditions in which diseases spread less and caused less severe disease, and fatalities plummeted:

“Thus vaccination does not account for the impressive declines in mortality seen in the first half of the century…nearly 90% of the decline in infectious disease mortality among US children occurred before 1940, when few antibiotics or vaccines were available.”

Now, here we are in 2020, and even more is known about the conditions and nutrients that create individual health and infection resistance. For both the flu and COVID-19, it’s known that low Vitamin D levels increase susceptibility to infection and severe disease, and that Vitamin C is critical for immune function. Even NIAID Director Dr. Tony Fauci agrees. In a recent live interview on Instagram, he said:

“If you’re deficient in Vitamin D, that does have an impact on your susceptibility to infection. I would not mind recommending, and I do it myself, taking Vitamin D supplements. The other Vitamin that people take is Vitamin C because it’s a good antioxidant, so if people want to take a gram or so of Vitamin C, that would be fine.”

But Dr. Fauci ignores the volumes of research on other nutrients. His dismissive stance is not just a shame, but misleading, as it disregards the current science on those nutritional foods and supplements, the immune system, and how health is achieved. We are, after all, made of the molecules of this planet, and the earth possesses a cornucopia of healing potential. Nutrients with substantial research evidencing their ability to improve disease resistance as well as address symptoms include Vitamin A, the minerals zinc and magnesium, and nutritional supplements like NAC (a glutathione precursor), melatonin, and quercetin. The website has been gathering information about preventative and treatment protocols that practitioners are using right now with their patients around the world and here in the US for COVID-19, and many of these protocols can address other viruses, such as colds and flu as well.

But rather than promoting the importance of certain vitamins and nutrients, most public health experts and agencies are funding (with taxpayer dollars) major marketing campaigns to get people to get vaccinated for the flu, and to prepare to get injected with a COVID-19 vaccine, if one becomes available through Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).

Should you add a vaccine to your protection protocol? What does the science say? Or rather, what does the missing science say? Public health bombards us with messaging that claims science supports flu vaccination, and they are grooming us to “trust the science” behind any COVID-19 vaccine that emerges. Here are a few usually-omitted facts for you to consider and explore.

  • Flu vaccines fall under the protection of the 1986 National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act, which shields manufacturers and those who administer them from liability for injuries and deaths. Health and Human Services (HHS) is tasked with ensuring safety, but since that agency has failed to perform its duties under the act, ICAN (Informed Consent Action Network) has begun taking steps toward legal civil action.
  • COVID-19 vaccines fall under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act), which shields manufacturers, those who administer them, and possibly those who mandate them, from liability for injuries and deaths.
  • Phase III studies for COVID-19 vaccines have only just begun, and there have been adverse reactions. It will take many years to learn the short and long-term safety issues of any vaccine product.

The has created a webpage examining the relationship between flu vaccine uptake and COVID-19 severity and fatalities. Visit their website for the science behind these concerns:

  • Low COVID-19 fatality rates are mostly seen in countries with low influenza vaccine coverage
  • High flu vaccine coverage rates might make COVID-19 infections more lethal
  • Flu vaccines increase risk of other infections
  • Flu vaccines may increase risk of catching pandemic strains of the flu

Bottom line? Do your homework. With either “V” – vitamins or vaccines – know the risks and benefits. Ultimately your health is your responsibility, and your choice.

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