Gates Foundation funding web-based monitoring and alert system to combat anti-vaccine campaigns
By Madison Ruppert
Editor of End the Lie
Most are likely well aware of the fact that Bill Gates – and thus the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – is a supporter of vaccines and especially the usefulness of vaccines in population control efforts.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been spending huge amounts of money on frivolous projects like bracelets to monitor student engagement but now they are expanding into “counteracting” anti-vaccine campaigns.
In a posting on TechNet21, which describes itself as a “technical network for strengthening immunization services,” it was revealed that Seth Kalichman of the University of Connecticut was awarded $100,000 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for an “anti-vaccine surveillance and alert system.”
Interestingly, Kalichman authored a book entitled, “Denying Aids: Conspiracy Theories, Pseudoscience and Human Tragedy” and he also runs a blog entitled, “Denying AIDS and other oddities.”
On his blog, Kalichman regularly conflates what he calls “AIDS Denialism” with people who oppose vaccination, even Luc Montagnier, winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi.
While I wholly share Kalichman’s disgust with people who are part of anti-vaccination campaigns just to make money from selling what he calls “their so-called treatments,” I don’t think it is at all fair to characterize people seeking to genuinely question the efficacy and effects of vaccines as similar to people engaging in “AIDS Denialism,” whatever that may be.
The information on the program being developed by Kalichman is far from plentiful and much remains mysterious about how the system will actually work.
However, we do know that Kalichman “will establish an Internet-based global monitoring and rapid alert system for finding, analysing, and counteracting communication campaigns containing misinformation regarding vaccines to support global immunization efforts.”
Some say that the program is “Nixon’s dirty-tricks war all over again,” except with billions of dollars to work with instead of just a few million.
One Jon Rappoport claims that the system will involve simply slandering those who write or speak about anything that isn’t in alignment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and their aims.
Rappoport claims that since the doctors who are supported by Gates will not agree to an open debate, the Gates Foundation has resorted to ad hominem attacks and other meaningless nonsense.
However, Rappoport believes that it is too late for Gates and others who seek to paint vaccines as the risk-free savior of humanity since, “The horse left the barn years ago.”
“[Gates] wants to create a chilling effect, for those who are thinking about covering the vaccine issue honestly,” says Rappoport. “Well, here’s a newsflash. Those facts are already out there, on thousands and thousands of sites.”
Rappoport ultimately sees this tactic as positive for those who seek to question vaccines since, “He’ll only induce more opposition. That’s the way his style of attack works. People who were asleep will wake up, once they realize he’s just another puffy Marmaduke who, when he doesn’t like the game, decides to take his bat and ball and go home.”
It will be interesting to see when and how this system surfaces and when or if we will get more information on it since ultimately it affects us all.
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