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"Every time you hear of the tragic death of an infant, carried off in the first weeks of life by ‘viral meningitis’, you have the right to suspect that BCG is at work, even if the autopsy confirms a viral diagnosis. My wife lived through this tragedy in a major Swiss hospital where she worked. The autopsy of the child revealed the tubercular nature of the ‘viral’ meningitis following a BCG inoculation, but all the assistants and nurses had received very clear instructions to say nothing or risk terrible consequences. As with all secret societies, the law of silence is absolute among doctors!"--Dr Jean Elmiger (Rediscovering Real Medicine ISBN 1862041997)

"When I heard about the 14 year old boy who died of group C meningitis I remember wondering how soon beforehand he had had his BCG vaccination (another vaccine with a ‘live’ organism)."---DrJayne L M Donegan

Results of the vaccine trial were compiled 1991. The vaccine was providing protection in 57% of cases. That was not enough to add it to the Norwegian vaccination program. As the meningococcus b epidemic was dying out, the vaccine was never used in Norway the way it was meant to be. After the request from the World Health Organization (WHO), the vaccine was exported to New Zealand, during 2001.....As Norwegian authorities were paying compensation to vaccine victims, the same vaccine was exported to New Zealand and used on small kids. To say it nice, they enlisted hundreds of thousands of small kids into a gigantic experiment, says Jan Helge Solbakk, professor in medical ethics.[Oct 2006 Chris Gupta] Controversial Vaccine Exported (1988 to 1991.  meningococcus b)

In an exclusive to, Jonathan Eisen reveals that the now-famous "Norwegian parent vaccine" from which the New Zealand meningococcal vaccine was "derived" and which has been used to justify claims of "safety" and "efficacy"... was not even released in Norway, after scientists rejected it on the ground that it was only marginally effective, and that the meningitis epidemic in Norway had tapered off without the vaccine. MENZbvaccine