January 12, 2021 | David Martin | Butterfly of the Week | Source
- “It is unlawful under the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. § 41 et seq., to advertise that a product or service can prevent, treat, or cure human disease unless you possess competent and reliable scientific evidence, including, when appropriate, well-controlled human clinical studies, substantiating that the claims are true at the time they are made.
- Definition of Vaccine https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vac-gen/imz-basics.htm
• Immunity: Protection from an infectious disease. If you are immune to a disease, you can be exposed to it without becoming infected.
- Vaccine: A product that stimulates a person’s immune system to produce immunity to a specific disease, protecting the person from that disease. Vaccines are usually administered through needle injections, but can also be administered by mouth or sprayed into the nose.
- “The primary endpoint is the prevention of symptomatic COVID-19 disease. Key secondary endpoints include prevention of severe COVID- 19 disease and prevention of infection by SARS-CoV-2.” https://investors.modernatx.com/news-releases/news-release-details/modernas- covid-19-vaccine-candidate-meets-its-primary- efficacy#:~:text=About%20the%20Phase%203%20COVE%20Study&text=The%20primary%20endpoint%20is%20the,by%20SARS%2DCoV%2 D2.
- “As of this writing, no correlate of protection for SARS-CoV-2 has been established.”
- “No existing vaccines have been shown to be effective against infection with any betacoronavirus, the family that includes SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19.” Polack FP, Thomas SJ, Kitchin N, et al. Safety and efficacy of the BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 vaccine. N Engl J Med 2020;383:2603-2615.”