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Sweden: A Cautionary Tale About Vaccines

January 28, 2013 by admin in Featured, NetNews, Politics, Vaccines with 3 Comments

Can you honestly imagine, as a parent, an adult or a human being, having to warn a child – ‘Stop that!  Don’t laugh!!!!’ That’s the life of Emelie, a girl whose life has been circumscribed and debilitated by narcolepsy, caused by Pandemrix, a vaccine that was promoted by her nation’s government. She’s just 1 of 800 in Europe.

by Daisy Luther

In 2009, the swine flu hit Europe in pandemic levels.  The countries rushed to acquire a vaccine called Pandemrix, made by GlaxoSmithKline in the UK.   The vaccine had been fast-tracked for use due to the human swine flu crisis.

One wealthy nation, Sweden, snapped up a large amount of the Pandemrix vaccine and launched a nationwide campaign, eventually vaccinating 59% of the population against the swine flu.  This may sound familiar - the vaccine was promoted by national health organizations, the main stream news, schools, workplaces and on television to encourage everyone to get the jab.

A few months later a strange medical trend developed.  Medical professionals began seeing case after case of children suffering from narcolepsy.  And these children had one thing in common: they had been injected with the Pandemrix vaccine.  More than 800 children across Europe have been diagnosed with this incurable neurological disorder and the evidence is overwhelming in the implication of the vaccine.

The drug contained squalene which was used as an adjuvant. Squalene is the most likely culprit in the vaccine. (Source)

The Tragic Story of Emelie

Emelie: Suffers from Narcolepsy Caused by GSK's Pandemrix Vaccine

Emelie: Suffers from Narcolepsy Caused by GSK’s Pandemrix Vaccine

One young girl, Emelie Olsson, has had her life forever devastated as a result of narcolepsy, the onset of which occurred after receiving the swine flu vaccine in 2009.

The 14 year old girl has had her life devastated.

She cannot sleep at night. When she does sleep, she is plagued with nightmares and hallucinations, sometimes waking more than 70 times in the night.

Sometimes when she wakens she is completely paralyzed and unable to breathe well or call out for help.

During the day, she can hardly keep her eyes open because of the lack of sleep.

If she laughs she has something called a cataplexy – when a strong emotion causes sudden muscle weakness that leaves her unable to stand.  When Emelie tries to have fun with friends, the happiness, literally, causes her to collapse to the ground.   ”I can’t laugh or joke about with my friends anymore, because when I do I get cataplexies and collapse,” she said in an interview. “I can not laugh anymore and it makes me very, very sad. It is the worst of all.”

Can you honestly imagine, as a parent, an adult or a human being, having to warn a child – “Stop that!  Don’t laugh!!!!”

But Emelie’s mother has to do just that.  In an interview, Marie Olsson expressed terrible guilt and regret.  (translated from Swedish) “Yes, I feel guilty. We are parents supposed to protect our children and instead I have asked Emelie take this vaccination, which has made her so sick. If I had read on better and questioned more then maybe she had not been vaccinated themselves. Before then, Emelie had been healthy.”

Emelie, age 14,  must now take stimulants during the day, narcotic sleep aids at night and medications that stabilise her emotions so that she can feel neither sadness or joy. She must take these medications for the rest of her life.

Emelie’s struggle is outlined in the documentary “After the Syringe.”


Lest the pro-vaccine crown think that Emelie’s story is merely anecdotal, there is enough evidence to support claims that GSK’s toxic concoction caused the 800 reported cases of narcolepsy to convince experts like Emmanuel Mignot, of Stanford University, who one of the world’s leading experts on narcolepsy. ”There’s no doubt in my mind whatsoever that Pandemrix increased the occurrence of narcolepsy onset in children in some countries – and probably in most countries.”

Europe’s regulatory board, the European Medicines Agency, has now directed that the vaccine should not be given to anyone under the age of 20.

One public health official in Sweden has gone on the record stating that things should have been different. Goran Stiernstedt, the director for health and social care at the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, was at the helm of the vaccination campaign across Sweden.  He estimates the vaccine may have saved the lives of 30-60 people, but now over 200 recipients suffer from narcolepsy. (source)

“The big question is was it worth it? And retrospectively I have to say it was not…This is a medical tragedy…Hundreds of young people have had their lives almost destroyed.”

 Some experts say the risk is still worthwhile.

David Salisbury, the UK’s director of immunization, seems to think that the quality of life of 800 children is a small price to pay.

“In the event of a severe pandemic, the risk of death is far higher than the risk of narcolepsy,” he told Reuters. “If we spent longer developing and testing the vaccine on very large numbers of people and waited to see whether any of them developed narcolepsy, much of the population might be dead.”

Salisbury, of course, is neck-deep in his involvement with the very ethically questionable World Health Organization.  He has served as the Chairman of WGO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on vaccines, and as a member of WHO’s Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety.  He is the Co-chairman of the Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Group for the Global Health Security Action Group of G7 countries.

Indeed, his pro-vaccine interest in the “greater good” far outweighs his concern about the risks to children like Emelie.

No Responsibility Taken

No one seems willing to take responsibility for the lifelong damages suffered by these children.

Sweden gave GSK indemnity when they purchased the drug, which means that those affected by the vaccine cannot ask for damages from the manufacturer.

To receive compensation, the state is asking parents to  ”…forever renounce the right to ask anyone to account in court for what has happened. The condition has no counterpart in any other type of insurance, and only have the task of protecting drug manufacturers from lawsuits.”

Margareta Eriksson, President of Narcolepsy Association, responded:

We can never write such a thing. We parents requiring instead that:

● The state clearly take responsibility for our children’s future, and ensure that our children receive full compensation for economic losses without limiting insurance.

● All the vaccine itself and then got narcolepsy should be entitled to compensation – without having to fight for it against the insurer.

The state ran a vaccination campaign that gave our children a life-long severe illness. Now, the state must also take responsibility for the consequences. (translated from Swedish: source)

 Still Pushing Vaccines

One health official inNorway has called the Pandermix tragedy a medical catastrophe.  “Narcolepsy following Pandemrix [vaccination] was completely unexpected and surprising, and a catastrophe.”

“Preben Aavitsland, who was responsible for monitoring contagious diseases at Norway’s Institute of Public Health in 2009 when the Swine Flu hit, cited studies in Finland, Sweden and Ireland.

He told NRK these concluded that children given the Pandemrix vaccine had a 10 times-higher risk of developing narcolepsy than adults, calculations he states that Norwegian experts had not carried out. ” (source)

Despite these statistics, here is still a push for the influenza vaccine in the Scandinavian countries.

The Institute of Public Health declares the current flu vaccine is not the same as the Pandemrix vaccine and urges that those in risk groups such as those over the age of 65 or suffering from other health problems consider vaccination.” (source)

What Can We Learn from This?

There are a few take-home lessons from this tale.

  • First of all, something vastly under-tested was brought to the market.
  • That vaccine was not merely made available, it was pushed, promoted and practically forced on people using a campaign of fear and guilt.
  • Children have been forever damaged by this vaccine.
  • No one wants to take financial responsibility for a life sentence of mental suffering, expensive daily medications and serious health issues.
  • Officials know these things are true but want you to continue to be vaccinated (and have your children vaccinated) anyway.

This story is a cautionary tale. It tells us (and simply reaffirms for many of us) that we cannot accept anything that Big Pharma and their cohorts at the FDA and the CDC tell us.  If they lied to people in Europe can we really think they are telling us the truth in the United States and Canada?  We cannot accept what the media tells us at face value – who do you think sponsors the news programs?  Pay attention to the ads – you’ll see commercials for over the counter medications, SSRI antidepressants and other Big Pharma goodies interspersed throughout.

Whether the goal is to line their own pockets, to control the masses or to depopulate, this illustrates that our children are seen as nothing more than human laboratory animals.  These medications that are brought to market and all but forced on us are just a big science experiment.  The mind control and brainwashing by the mainstream culture is a psychological game, convincing people that it’s all for their own good.

You can turn on the TV right now and flip through a few channels and see the identical agenda at work in North America, where nearly every newscast mentions at least once during the 30 minute program, where, how or why you should rush out, roll up your sleeve, and get your flu shot.

What happened in Sweden is a direct example of what is going on, RIGHT NOW, across the western world, regarding the flu shot. The tragedy that has afflicted these families could easily occur here.  If you can’t see the correlation between the two, your eyes and mind are willfully closed.

Don’t be fooled.  Don’t be brainwashed.  Don’t end up like Emelie and her parents.

Daisy Luther is a freelance writer and editor.  Her website, The Organic Prepper, offers information on healthy prepping, including premium nutritional choices, general wellness and non-tech solutions. You can follow Daisy on Facebook and Twitter, and you can email her at

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  • VaccineRisks

    Poor, poor Emelie, her parents and the thousands of others who have had their
    lives ruined by the scandalous vaccine Pandemrix, GSK.

    The swine flu situation was also handled disgracefully by the Norwegian authorities.
    There are thousands who are still suffering. There was gross under-reporting of
    adverse events. We know of many who were not permitted to report their problems. People were told that the symptoms had no connection with the vaccine. The population was informed that only “new” adverse events would be reported.

    We who were active in critising the vaccine were contacted by many who desperately needed help and who were turned away by the authorities. We tried to help women who had miscarriages immediately after the vaccine, but we were helpless. It was a nightmare for us all.
    Dr. Hanne Nøkleby, Norwegian Institute of Public Health:
    “The ingredients in Pandemrix did not play a decisive role. It was most important to secure that the country had a vaccine with guaranteed effect”.

    Director Stene-Larsen, Norwegian Institute of Public Health:
    (Said to the newspaper Verdens Gang).
    “In small countries it is problematic to find competent experts who do not have ties to the products which they recommend or to the companies which produce them”.

    (One may well wonder whether the thought has occurred to him that there is such a thing as international cooperation and that there are in fact experts of other nationalities who are at least as competent, even though they are not Norwegian).
    Director of epidemiology, Preben Aavitsland, ( Norwegian Inst of Public Health)
    was interviewed in the doctor’s surgery by a newspaper as Aavitsland’s pregnant
    girlfriend was given the vaccine, whilst a photographer took a picture:
    Aavitsland: “The vaccine is a birthday present for the baby”.

    Pandemrix contains more squalene than any other vaccine on the market. Squalene is in many foods, but is extremely dangerous when injected. According to independent researchers it increases risk of autoimmune diseases when injected. It is regularly used to induce autoimmune diseases in lab rats. Narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease.
    The increased risk of narcolepsy should therefore have been expected.

    In Norway a few of us warned in the media in 2009 about this increased risk. We
    wrote articles and presented information backed by serious, independent experts.

    We called conspiracy theorists by many including employees of the National Institute of Public Health, not to mention names.

    Directors Stene-Larsen and Preben Aavitsland suddenly and quietly left their positions after the Pandemrix scandal.

    Stene-Larsen is now promoted to head the Dept of Public Health in the Ministry of Health and Care Services.
    Will it perhaps be more comfortable for him there to deal with the thousands of
    tragic cases resulting from the scandalous vaccine, which he himself promoted
    using disgraceful propaganda and blatant lies when he was head of the Public
    Health Institute?

    • Heidi Stevenson

      Thank you for this information from another country where so many children have suffered so terribly from this vaccine.

  • chocopot

    Ever since my older son developed a neurological disorder (at age 5 – he’s 16 now) which the doctors are calling “essential tremor” (look it up – that is surely NOT what he has, but they do not want to admit the truth), I have been researching vaccines on the Internet. My only conclusions are thus: most vaccines do not do what they claim, i.e., they do not help prevent whatever illness/condition they are supposed to prevent; most vaccines are dangerous in and of themselves – they contain mercury (thimerosal) as a preservative and/or adjuvants such as squalene, aluminum, or other toxic substances (yes, toxic); even though many decades-long research studies which show clearly that nearly all vaccines are both useless and dangerous have been done and the results confirmed over and over by other, similar studies, they have to be published on the Internet since the medical journals refuse to publish them because Big Pharma makes billions from vaccines every year and the medical journals and most doctors are on the take (that is why they keep pushing vaccines they know are useless and dangerous). A case in point is the recent development and outrageous marketing of gardasil and a similar vaccine. These toxic vaccines, promoted to prevent a type of cervical cancer, have absolutely no evidence to support the contention that they will prevent this disease (and now they are pushing it for boys – do boys have a cervix?). A recent study, no doubt funded by Big Pharma, declared gardasil safe. I offer you this, , and this . You will find plenty of deniers (usually associated in some way with Big Pharma), just as all those who deny that the enormous increase in autism and related conditions has nothing to do with the huge increase in neurotoxins from useless vaccines being injected relentlessly into our children, damaging generation after generation. And yes, I concluded long ago that my older son’s “essential tremor” is nothing more or less than vaccine damage. And adding insult to injury, so to speak ,my younger son has ADHD – but I guess that’s just bad luck having nothing to do with all that toxic garbage the doctors keep pumping into our kids.

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