Overseas Trends

Chuck Schooner made this Official Information request to Chris Hipkins

Response to this request is long overdue. By law Chris Hipkins should have responded by now (details and exceptions). You can complain to the Ombudsman.

From: Chuck Schooner

Dear Chris Hipkins,

As the Minister for Covid-19 response are you aware of the following international trends

- August 1, 2021 Israel it was announced half of all Covid-19 infections were among the vaccinated with signs of more serious disease among fully vaccinated in elderly
- August 5, 2021 Israel 95% of severely ill Covid patients are fully vaccinated and that they make up 85-90% of Covid hospitalisations overall
- Scotland official data of hospitalisations and deaths show 87% of those who died from Covid in the third wave were fully vaccinated
- In Gilbraltor which has a 99% vaccination rate cases have risen 2500% since June 1, 2021
- In Iceland where over 82% of people have received the shots 77% of new Covid cases are among the fully vaccinated

Were you aware that that mRNA vaccines although have been around for 20 years were never approved for use in humans due to side effects prior to this pandemic?
Can you please provide all reporting by Medsafe that highlights why these types of vaccines have never been approved before?
- If this work wasn't complete can you state why?
Can you please provide all the reporting completed and provided to you about any and all countries that are showing waves of cases where vaccination rates are high and if this has been flagged to you?
Provide the agency and who is responsible for monitoring the overseas trends - ie Medsafe, universities?
Please provide the number of people that have an unlinked case and if they are fully vaccinated in all cases as at todays date
Please confirm if people administering the vaccination they are notifying people of the risks associated as per the Medicines Act?
Please provide legal justification that has been given to yourself Ministry of Health that supports the government blatantly in breach of the Medicines Act?
When will the outstanding conditions be met by Pfizer?
Provide cost/benefit analysis of mass vaccination for a disease that has a less than 1% death rate and even less in healthy people

If it is found to be that numbers begin to increase in 3, 6 or 9 months given the push for this vaccine which I predict it will, who will be responsible and could criminal charges be laid for potentially making a healthy population sick.

Yours faithfully,

Chuck Schooner

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From: C Hipkins (MIN)
Chris Hipkins

Kia ora

 

Thank you for taking the time to write to Hon Chris Hipkins, Minister for
COVID-19 Response, Minister of Education, Minister for the Public Sector
and Leader of the House.

We are receiving a significant amount of correspondence at the moment and,
although your email will be carefully considered and noted, it is not
possible to respond to each individual email. However, please note that
this is an automatic response and we will endeavour to respond to your
individual queries as soon as we can.

You can find the latest information and guidance about Alert Levels at
[1]https://covid19.govt.nz/alert-levels-and...
The locations of interest are set out
at [2]https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/dise...
encourage anyone who has been at one of the locations of interest at the
time specified to self-isolate and call Healthline on 0800 358 5453. You
can find the nearest testing centre to you
at [3]https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/covid-19/.

We appreciate that this is a challenging time. If you need to talk, you
can call or text 1737 at any time. Mental health and wellbeing resources
are also available
at [4]https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/dise...
about the financial support available to individuals and businesses can be
found at [5]https://covid19.govt.nz/business-and-mon....

We also understand that there are several other aspects to the response
that are very important to people. You can find more information about:

o Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ)
at [6]https://www.miq.govt.nz/, including how to request an emergency
allocation
at [7]https://www.miq.govt.nz/travel-to-new-ze...
make a complaint or request a review of your application by
emailing [8]https://www.miq.govt.nz/about/contact-us....
o Travel with Australia
at [9]https://covid19.govt.nz/travel/quarantin...
you are in Australia, please register
at [10]https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/ and if it is an emergency,
contact the Consulate on +64 99 20 20 20.
o Vaccines at [11]https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/, including
how to book your vaccine
at [12]https://bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz/... by calling 0800 28
29 26.
o Vaccine data and statistics
at [13]https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/dise...
Medsafe’s vaccine safety monitoring reports
at [14]https://www.medsafe.govt.nz/COVID-19/vac...
o The Government’s plan to reconnect New Zealand with the rest of the
world
at [16]https://covid19.govt.nz/reconnecting-new....

Please remember to take care, and be kind. We have beaten COVID-19 before,
and we can do it again.

Ngā mihi,

Office of Hon Chris Hipkins

Minister for COVID-19 Response | Minister of Education | Minister for the
Public Sector | Leader of the House | MP for Remutaka

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From: Tiffany Vail

Kia ora Chuck

Thank you for your email received 11 October 2021 in which you submitted a request under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act) to Hon Chris Hipkins, Minister for COVID-19 Response. You have requested:

"As the Minister for Covid-19 response are you aware of the following international trends

- August 1, 2021 Israel it was announced half of all Covid-19 infections were among the vaccinated with signs of more serious disease among fully vaccinated in elderly
- August 5, 2021 Israel 95% of severely ill Covid patients are fully vaccinated and that they make up 85-90% of Covid hospitalisations overall
- Scotland official data of hospitalisations and deaths show 87% of those who died from Covid in the third wave were fully vaccinated
- In Gilbraltor which has a 99% vaccination rate cases have risen 2500% since June 1, 2021

- In Iceland where over 82% of people have received the shots 77% of new Covid cases are among the fully vaccinated

Were you aware that that mRNA vaccines although have been around for 20 years were never approved for use in humans due to side effects prior to this pandemic?
Can you please provide all reporting by Medsafe that highlights why these types of vaccines have never been approved before?
- If this work wasn't complete can you state why?
Can you please provide all the reporting completed and provided to you about any and all countries that are showing waves of cases where vaccination rates are high and if this has been flagged to you?
Provide the agency and who is responsible for monitoring the overseas trends - ie Medsafe, universities?
Please provide the number of people that have an unlinked case and if they are fully vaccinated in all cases as at todays date Please confirm if people administering the vaccination they are notifying people of the risks associated as per the Medicines Act?
Please provide legal justification that has been given to yourself Ministry of Health that supports the government blatantly in breach of the Medicines Act?
When will the outstanding conditions be met by Pfizer?
Provide cost/benefit analysis of mass vaccination for a disease that has a less than 1% death rate and even less in healthy people"

Pursuant to section 15 (1) of the Act, we will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible, and no later than 9 November 2021 being 20 working days after the day your request was received. If we are unable to respond to your request within this timeframe, we will notify you of an extension of that timeframe.

Ngā mihi

Tiffany Vail | Private Secretary, Health
Office of Hon Chris Hipkins
Minister for COVID-19 Response

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From: Tiffany Vail

Kia ora Chuck

Thank you for your email received on 11 October 2021 in which you submitted a request under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act) to Hon Chris Hipkins, Minister for COVID-19 Response. You requested:

"As the Minister for Covid-19 response are you aware of the following international trends

- August 1, 2021 Israel it was announced half of all Covid-19 infections were among the vaccinated with signs of more serious disease among fully vaccinated in elderly
- August 5, 2021 Israel 95% of severely ill Covid patients are fully vaccinated and that they make up 85-90% of Covid hospitalisations overall
- Scotland official data of hospitalisations and deaths show 87% of those who died from Covid in the third wave were fully vaccinated
- In Gilbraltor which has a 99% vaccination rate cases have risen 2500% since June 1, 2021

- In Iceland where over 82% of people have received the shots 77% of new Covid cases are among the fully vaccinated

Were you aware that that mRNA vaccines although have been around for 20 years were never approved for use in humans due to side effects prior to this pandemic?
Can you please provide all reporting by Medsafe that highlights why these types of vaccines have never been approved before?
- If this work wasn't complete can you state why?
Can you please provide all the reporting completed and provided to you about any and all countries that are showing waves of cases where vaccination rates are high and if this has been flagged to you?
Provide the agency and who is responsible for monitoring the overseas trends - ie Medsafe, universities?
Please provide the number of people that have an unlinked case and if they are fully vaccinated in all cases as at todays date Please confirm if people administering the vaccination they are notifying people of the risks associated as per the Medicines Act?
Please provide legal justification that has been given to yourself Ministry of Health that supports the government blatantly in breach of the Medicines Act?
When will the outstanding conditions be met by Pfizer?
Provide cost/benefit analysis of mass vaccination for a disease that has a less than 1% death rate and even less in healthy people"

This office has decided to extend the period of time available to respond to your request under section 15A of the Act as further consultation and collation is required. You can now expect a response to your request on, or before, 1 December 2021.

You have the right, under section 28 of the Act, to ask the Ombudsman to review this decision to extend the time available to respond to your request.

Ngā mihi

Tiffany Vail | Private Secretary, Health
Office of Hon Chris Hipkins
Minister for COVID-19 Response

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From: Chuck Schooner

Dear Tiffany Vail,

This is now overdue - please provide information immediately.

Yours sincerely,

Chuck Schooner

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From: Tiffany Vail

Thank you for your email, this person no longer works at Parliament, and
this mailbox is no longer monitored.

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Has this been followed up? eg with a new request that references the original request?

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From: Chuck Schooner

Dear Chris Hipkins,

Please provide this information immediately.
On the release of the recent Pfizer documents this aligns with with the vaccine likely to make a healthy population sick given the 10 pages of SERIOUS side effects.

Yours faithfully,

Chuck Schooner

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From: C Hipkins (MIN)
Chris Hipkins

Kia ora

 

Thank you for taking the time to write to Hon Chris Hipkins, Minister for
COVID-19 Response, Minister of Education, Minister for the Public Sector
and Leader of the House.

We are receiving a significant amount of correspondence at the moment and
although your email will be carefully considered and noted, it is not
possible to respond to each individual email. However we will endeavour
to respond to your individual queries as soon as we can.

In the meantime, information about the COVID-19 Protection Framework can
be found here:
[1]https://covid19.govt.nz/traffic-lights/c...
and guidance for businesses can be found here:
[2]https://www.business.govt.nz/covid-19/
Current locations of interest are set out
at [3]https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/dise...
encourage anyone who has been at one of the locations of interest at the
time specified to self-isolate and call Healthline on 0800 358 5453. 

 

You can find the nearest testing centre to you
at [4]https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/covid-19/ and your nearest
vaccination centre at
[5]https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/covid-19-v.... You can also book
your vaccination at [6]https://bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz/ or by
calling 0800 28 29 26.

 

To get your My Vaccine Pass online head to
[7]https://mycovidrecord.health.nz/ or for help over the phone you can
call 0800 222 478 between 8am and 8pm, 7 days a week. Those pharmacies
giving COVID-19 vaccines can also help with My Vaccine Pass face to face,
and can be found here:
[8]https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/covid-19-v...
.

We appreciate that this is a challenging time. If you need to talk, you
can call or text 1737 at any time. Mental health and wellbeing resources
are also available
at [9]https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/dise...
about the financial support available to individuals and businesses can be
found
at [10]https://covid19.govt.nz/business-and-mon....

We also understand that there are several other aspects to the response
that are very important to people. You can find more information about:

o Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ)
at [11]https://www.miq.govt.nz/, including how to request an emergency
allocation
at [12]https://www.miq.govt.nz/travel-to-new-ze...
make a complaint or request a review of your application by
emailing [13]https://www.miq.govt.nz/about/contact-us....
o Travel with Australia
at [14]https://covid19.govt.nz/travel/quarantin...
you are in Australia, please register
at [15]https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/ and if it is an emergency,
contact the Consulate on +64 99 20 20 20.
o Vaccine data and statistics
at [16]https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/dise...
Medsafe’s vaccine safety monitoring reports
at [17]https://www.medsafe.govt.nz/COVID-19/vac...
o The Government’s plan to reconnect New Zealand with the rest of the
world
at [19]https://covid19.govt.nz/reconnecting-new....

Please remember to take care, and be kind. We have beaten COVID-19 before,
and we can do it again.

Ngā mihi,

Office of Hon Chris Hipkins

Minister for COVID-19 Response | Minister of Education | Minister for the
Public Sector | Leader of the House | MP for Remutaka

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Kia ora Chuck,

 

Please find attached Ministers response to your request for official
information.

 

Ngā mihi,

 

 

[1]cid:image001.jpg@01D433B3.8E157340 Daniel
Martin
Health
Private
Secretary

Office of
Hon Chris
Hipkins   

Minister
for
COVID-19
Response |
Minister
of
Education
| Minister
for the
Public
Service |
Leader of
the House

Parliament
Buildings,
Private
Bag 18041,
Wellington
6160, New
Zealand

 

 

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The PDF response is scanned upside down, and not OCRd. Seriously? This is from the guy who's supposed to be in charge of the country's COVID response?

* This response claims: "The Ministry of Health (The Ministry) monitors trends in international COVID cases and pandemic response and regularly informs me of key information"

The above statement is entirely contradicted by a recent disclosure from the Ministry of Health: "Please note, the Ministry does not hold [COVID] information regarding other countries. As such, this part of your request is refused under section 18(g)(i) as the information requested is not held by the Ministry and there are no grounds for believing it is held by another agency subject to the Act." -- MOH reference H202115143 - https://fyi.org.nz/request/17382-pandemi...

From this, It seems that Chris Hipkins and/or The Ministry of Health are not being truthful. This matter should urgently be followed up with both Chris Hipkins and the Office of the Ombudsman. I will be following this up with The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Ombudsman.

* "Countries that are showing waves of cases where vaccination rates are high-such as Portugal, Iceland, Singapore, the United Kingdom - have been included in several of the Ministry's weekly international perspectives reports. Each report provides a breakdown of current case trends, vaccination rates, hospitalisations and deaths, and public health measures by country. These are provided to me each week."

Based on this statement, The Ministry of Health has provided false information (MOH reference H202115143). I will follow this up with The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Ombudsman.

The request was for for copies of this reporting. Chris Hipkins stated that these reports are provided to him weekly, but copies have not been provided. This needs to be followed up.

* "Providing relevant reports that feature high vaccination rates would require significant collation, therefore the Minister is refusing this part of your request under section 18(1) as the information requested cannot be made available without substantial collation or research. The greater public interest is in the Ministry of Health and my office to be able to continue to lead the pandemic response."

Several countries do release data this way in their reports, regularly or otherwise. Is Chris Hipkins not aware of these reports? Even if the data was not released with this information pre-compiled: How does Chris Hipkins expect to form and advocate evidence-based policies without monitoring such data? If it is not the role of Chris Hipkins to form and advocate such evidence-based policies, whose role is it? Seems like a lot of finger-pointing between Chris Hipkins and The Ministry of Health, each assuming that the other is responsible for researching, forming, advocating, and enacting evidence-based public health policies. It seems that no one is in the driver's seat, at least no one who is ostensibly responsible for public health policy.

* "The Ministry monitors the effects of the pandemic in other countries. Sources include public data on deaths, hospitalisations and infections and how these are being reduced by vaccination roll-outs; scientific literature, reports on how the virus is mutating and changing in other countries; and information from global networks such as the World Health Organization. The Ministry works directly with their counterparts in Australia to better understand the effects of the pandemic there, and to learn from their experience in minimising its effects. Our pandemic response is also informed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' analysis of reports from its network of embassies and consulates."

Again, this is entirely contradicting The Ministry of Health's recent claims that they do not hold COVID information regarding other countries ("and there are no grounds for believing it is held by another agency subject to the Act"), and again highlight the finger-pointing between Chris Hipkins and The Ministry of Health, each assuming that the other is responsible for evidence-based public health policies. I will raise this issue with The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Ombudsman. I hope that you will raise this issue with Chris Hipkins and the Office of the Ombudsman.

* "People receiving vaccinations are provided with information sheets and the opportunity to ask questions. These info sheets can be found online on the Ministry's website at: https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/dise...

It seems that significant risks are not mentioned in these information sheets, and these information sheets also fail to state that there is no long-term safety data; this is a crime against humanity, especially considering that, by nature of not having long-term safety or efficacy data, these are experimental treatments, and especially considering that people are being coerced by government policies to be subject to these experimental treatments. These information sheets also fail to state that the "absolute risk reduction" is less than 1%, based on data collected over the first two months of human trials, and that duration of efficacy appears to be limited to a few months. This raises grave questions about informed consent, especially in regards to the experimental status of these treatments and the government's coercion that they be used.

* "The government is satisfied that it is acting in accordance with the Medicines Act 1981. In addition, where requirements are imposed under the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020, all Orders are assessed for compliance with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 (NZBORA) and an Order will only be made by myself as the Minister for COVID-19 Response if compliant with the NZBORA."

It seems that Chris Hipkins has just made himself personally liable and culpable for human rights violations and war crimes; COVID-19 inoculations and culpability for human rights violations, crimes against humanity, and/or war crimes - https://fyi.org.nz/request/17825-covid-1...

* "There has been no cost/benefit analysis conducted. However, the original benefit/risk assessment for the Comirnaty vaccine has been released in a previous OIA response from the Ministry: www.health.govt.nz/system/files/document.... Please refer to Document 10 on page 94."

This is based on two month studies that are now over a year old. The document cited notes "Uncertainties", and provides an incomplete list of uncertainties. Not included in that list is information about preventing disease transmission; this is critical, since it's now the cornerstone of justifying the "mandated" use of these treatments in NZ. Other concerns not mentioned there include risks of ADE/VAED, OAS, and other long-term risks that can not be assessed at this time. That section further states: "Summary - The benefit risk balance of Comirnaty (COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine) for active immunisation to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2, in individuals 16 years of age and older, is not clear. At this stage, there is evidence only for short-term protection, and longer-term safety data are lacking. However, experience with the vaccine is accumulating rapidly." That document further states "Safety and efficacy have not been established in children under 16 years of age." Section "IX" on pages 97-98 appears to be a redacted list known adverse effects and/or commentary about adverse effects.

So, there's been no attempt to conduct a cost/benefit analysis, and the risk/benefit analysis defers to old data that absolutely fails to demonstrate, at least for most people, that there is any benefit that outweighs risks.

I've only given this a once-over. I've got some homework to do, following up with MOH and Ombudsman. I hope you can use my comments as a starting point to follow this up with Chris Hipkins and Ombudsman.

Thank you for what you're doing here.

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From: Chuck Schooner

Dear Daniel Martin,
The PDF response is scanned upside down, and not OCR'd. Please correct this.
This response claims: "The Ministry of Health (The Ministry) monitors trends in international COVID cases and pandemic response and regularly informs me of key information"

The above statement is entirely contradicted by a recent disclosure from the Ministry of Health: "Please note, the Ministry does not hold [COVID] information regarding other countries. As such, this part of your request is refused under section 18(g)(i) as the information requested is not held by the Ministry and there are no grounds for believing it is held by another agency subject to the Act." -- MOH reference H202115143 - https://fyi.org.nz/request/17382-pandemi...

From this, It seems that the minister and/or The Ministry of Health are not being truthful. Can you please state who is correct and note this matter will be followed up with Chris Hipkins, Ministry of Health and Office of the Ombudsman.

* "Countries that are showing waves of cases where vaccination rates are high-such as Portugal, Iceland, Singapore, the United Kingdom - have been included in several of the Ministry's weekly international perspectives reports. Each report provides a breakdown of current case trends, vaccination rates, hospitalisations and deaths, and public health measures by country. These are provided to me each week."

Based on this statement, The Ministry of Health has provided false information (MOH reference H202115143). I will follow this up with The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Ombudsman.

The request was for for copies of this reporting. Chris Hipkins stated that these reports are provided to him weekly, but copies have not been provided. Please provide this reporting.

* "Providing relevant reports that feature high vaccination rates would require significant collation, therefore the Minister is refusing this part of your request under section 18(1) as the information requested cannot be made available without substantial collation or research. The greater public interest is in the Ministry of Health and my office to be able to continue to lead the pandemic response."

Several countries do release data this way in their reports, regularly or otherwise. Is Chris Hipkins not aware of these reports? Even if the data was not released with this information pre-compiled: How does Chris Hipkins expect to form and advocate evidence-based policies without monitoring such data? If it is not the role of Chris Hipkins to form and advocate such evidence-based policies, whose role is it? Seems like a lot of finger-pointing between Chris Hipkins and The Ministry of Health, each assuming that the other is responsible for researching, forming, advocating, and enacting evidence-based public health policies. It seems that no one is in the driver's seat, at least no one who is ostensibly responsible for public health policy.

* "The Ministry monitors the effects of the pandemic in other countries. Sources include public data on deaths, hospitalisations and infections and how these are being reduced by vaccination roll-outs; scientific literature, reports on how the virus is mutating and changing in other countries; and information from global networks such as the World Health Organization. The Ministry works directly with their counterparts in Australia to better understand the effects of the pandemic there, and to learn from their experience in minimising its effects. Our pandemic response is also informed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' analysis of reports from its network of embassies and consulates."

Again, this is entirely contradicting The Ministry of Health's recent claims that they do not hold COVID information regarding other countries ("and there are no grounds for believing it is held by another agency subject to the Act"), and again highlight the finger-pointing between Chris Hipkins and The Ministry of Health, each assuming that the other is responsible for evidence-based public health policies. I will raise this issue with The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Ombudsman.

People receiving vaccinations are provided with information sheets and the opportunity to ask questions. These info sheets can be found online on the Ministry's website at: https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/dise...

It seems that significant risks are not mentioned in these information sheets, and these information sheets also fail to state that there is no long-term safety data; this is a crime against humanity, especially considering that, by nature of not having long-term safety or efficacy data, these are experimental treatments, and especially considering that people are being coerced by government policies to be subject to these experimental treatments. These information sheets also fail to state that the "absolute risk reduction" is less than 1%, based on data collected over the first two months of human trials, and that duration of efficacy appears to be limited to a few months. This raises grave questions about informed consent, especially in regards to the experimental status of these treatments and the government's coercion that they be used.

* "The government is satisfied that it is acting in accordance with the Medicines Act 1981. In addition, where requirements are imposed under the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020, all Orders are assessed for compliance with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 (NZBORA) and an Order will only be made by myself as the Minister for COVID-19 Response if compliant with the NZBORA."

This response means the Minister has just made himself personally liable and culpable for human rights violations and war crimes; COVID-19 inoculations and culpability for human rights violations, crimes against humanity, and/or war crimes - https://fyi.org.nz/request/17825-covid-1...

* "There has been no cost/benefit analysis conducted. However, the original benefit/risk assessment for the Comirnaty vaccine has been released in a previous OIA response from the Ministry: www.health.govt.nz/system/files/document.... Please refer to Document 10 on page 94."

This is based on two month studies that are now over a year old. The document cited notes "Uncertainties", and provides an incomplete list of uncertainties. Not included in that list is information about preventing disease transmission; this is critical, since it's now the cornerstone of justifying the "mandated" use of these treatments in NZ. Other concerns not mentioned there include risks of ADE/VAED, OAS, and other long-term risks that can not be assessed at this time. That section further states: "Summary - The benefit risk balance of Comirnaty (COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine) for active immunisation to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2, in individuals 16 years of age and older, is not clear. At this stage, there is evidence only for short-term protection, and longer-term safety data are lacking. However, experience with the vaccine is accumulating rapidly." That document further states "Safety and efficacy have not been established in children under 16 years of age." Section "IX" on pages 97-98 appears to be a redacted list known adverse effects and/or commentary about adverse effects.

So, there's been no attempt to conduct a cost/benefit analysis, and the risk/benefit analysis defers to old data that absolutely fails to demonstrate, at least for most people, that there is any benefit that outweighs risks.

Given this gene therapy has now been approved for children even though we know it has caused a number of deaths including a 13 year old this information is now very important. As a starting point I can provide a Pfizer document so that the Ministry of Health can warn parents considering this gene therapy for children that there are ten pages of serious side effects. Please acknowledge you have receipt of the Pfizer cumulative analysis report and let me know you are now warning people of these signfiicant risks.

Yours sincerely,

Chuck Schooner

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Kia ora,

I am on leave until January 10 2021.

 

Many thanks and have a great Christmas and New Year.

 

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Just a follow up with this: "So, there's been no attempt to conduct a cost/benefit analysis, and the risk/benefit analysis defers to old data that absolutely fails to demonstrate, at least for most people, that there is any benefit that outweighs risks."

Question: If these treatments have not been "approved" and "mandated" on the basis of cost/benefit and risk/benefit analysis, then on what basis have these treatments been "approved" and "mandated"?

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Kia ora Chuck,

Please see the PDF correctly scanned through, apologies for the initial
mistake.

The Minister has nothing further to add regarding your OIA.

 

Ngā mihi,

 

 

[1]cid:image001.jpg@01D433B3.8E157340 Daniel
Martin
Health
Private
Secretary

Office of
Hon Chris
Hipkins   

Minister
for
COVID-19
Response |
Minister
of
Education
| Minister
for the
Public
Service |
Leader of
the House

Parliament
Buildings,
Private
Bag 18041,
Wellington
6160, New
Zealand

 

 

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From: Chuck Schooner

Dear Daniel Martin,

Just a follow up on this

- Please provide all reporting/trial data information that supported Pfizers application that enabled them to meet their obligations
- Are you able to confirm if the Minister has received the following report 5.3.6 CUMULATIVE ANALYSIS OF POST-AUTHORIZATION ADVERSE EVENT
REPORTS OF PF-07302048 (BNT162B2) RECEIVED THROUGH 28-FEB-2021
- Has he read it?
- Does this information directly contradict any of the safety information that was provided in support of the further material Pfizer provided.

Yours sincerely,

Chuck Schooner

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Kia ora Chuck,

 

Thank you for your request for official information. The Minister's Office
reference number for your request is: CHOIA208

 

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February 15 2022 as required under the Official Information Act 1982.

 

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[1]cid:image001.jpg@01D433B3.8E157340 Daniel
Martin
Health
Private
Secretary

Office of
Hon Chris
Hipkins   

Minister
for
COVID-19
Response |
Minister
of
Education
| Minister
for the
Public
Service |
Leader of
the House

Parliament
Buildings,
Private
Bag 18041,
Wellington
6160, New
Zealand

 

 

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