Vaccine Mandates Violated Medical Ethics, the Provision of Informed Consent, and the Nuremberg Code
"No one, under any circumstances, may receive any pressure, coercion, or threat of reprisal for either taking or not taking any medicine or injection.”
Let’s reflect on the fall of 2021, during the peak of the onslaught of vaccine mandates. Were these measures ethical? Were they legal? And are such measures for a new product ever justified? Dr. Peter McCullough joined Maajid Nawaz to discuss this fundamental matter of medical ethics.
Nawaz opens up, stating, “I believe we crossed that certain threshold of ‘my body, my choice’ when it comes to medical procedures. In your view, is this ever justified?”
“Well, you mentioned we’re crossing the line of what’s called protection of human subjects. The United States, we have an office of the protection human subjects, OHRP, and they have six cornerstones of bioethics.”
The first cornerstone: the Declaration of Helsinki. That is, providing fully-informed consent.
“And we can’t provide full, informed consent because these are brand new! We don’t know what’s going to happen.”
So that’s the first problem with the COVID jab mandates. We can’t possibly have fully-informed consent without long-term safety studies.
The second problem with these mandates is “we violated the Nuremberg Code.”
“Remember, the Nuremberg Code comes from the Nuremberg Trials of Nazi doctors and Nazi research done on the citizens of Germany. And we know there that the Nuremberg Code says that no one, under any circumstances, may receive any pressure, coercion, or threat of reprisal for either taking or not taking any medicine or injection.”
Dr. McCullough adds, “So yes, we’ve crossed these lines. We’ve crossed these lines with these mandates.”
Indeed, we did. But what do we say to someone that argues that this is an emergency? That the good of the population takes precedence over individual rights, personal autonomy, or shared decision-making with doctors?
"That, I would say this. In mid-2021, when our CDC director came out and said, 'You know what. They don't stop transmission of the virus; you transmit it the same.' That when Boris Johnson in the UK came out and said, 'The vaccines don't stop anybody from getting COVID or transmitting it.' When public officials uttered these conclusions, which were correct. At that point in time, it didn't matter what one could say. There was absolutely no scientific support for ever having a large population be encouraged to take these products, let alone being mandated to do so."
Yes, if we remember carefully, we were fully aware that these jabs did not stop transmission, and they pushed forth with such vaccine mandates anyway. In Trudeau land, unvaccinated Canadians still can't leave the country.
From a historical, political, and civil liberties perspective, Nawaz argues that what just happened with these mandates constitutes a War Crime. He asks Peter, “Is there any substance to that charge?”
“Yes, there is substance to that charge, and I completely agree. If I was doing a research project, let’s say in diabetes, and I tell my patients, ‘You have to be in this research project. Otherwise, there’s consequences. You’re gonna lose your job; you’re gonna get kicked out of my clinic.’ I would actually almost certainly be reprimanded and have severe professional damages occurred to me for violating medical ethics.”
So what will happen to those who explicitly breached medical ethics these past two years? I haven’t heard an apology or observed any expressed feelings of guilt.
If we want to see action, to see something done about it, we’ll have to be loud and demand that it happens. Because if we brush it aside and give them a get-out-of-jail-free card, what’s to stop them from doing it again?
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