Peter

When will the COVID-19 follies stop?

I wonder when the authorities will think outside the “perpetuum mobile” (more of the same, indefinitely) box and conclude that we are in a situation that is not much different to flu seasons and allow us to live normally … And why did Sweden do relatively well, with fewer deaths per million than in France, …

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Experts weigh in after suing FDA for access to Pfizer trial data

Read Maryanne Demasi’s article about Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine: The Department of Justice lawyers representing the FDA asked the federal judge to allow them 75 years to process the Freedom of Information Act request, which takes the end date for the final release of documents to 2096. “It is dystopian for the government to give Pfizer …

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Wuhan lab leak ‘now the most likely origin of Covid’, MPs told

Dr Alina Chan says there is also a risk that Covid-19 is an engineered virus By Sarah Knapton, Science Editor, The Telegraph, 15 December 2021 A laboratory leak is now the more likely origin of Covid, MPs have heard, because after two years of searching an animal host has never been found.

Lack of scientific freedom: causes, consequences and cures

The decline in scientific freedom has been particularly visible during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Institute for Scientific Freedom in Copenhagen and Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford will therefore hold a joint conference with the title above in Copenhagen 24-25 October 2022. We hope to see a lot of people who share our concerns and …

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Review production in The Cochrane Collaboration – where is it happening and why?

Today, I (Peter Gøtzsche) discovered that an article I published in 2011 in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews about review production in Cochrane no longer existed. I have therefore uploaded it. It showed that Cochrane centres were essential for review production. However, Cochrane’s CEO from 2012 to 2021, journalist Mark Wilson, systematically undermined the …

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Origin of the COVID-19 pandemic and banning gain-of-function research

By Peter C. Gøtzsche, Institute for Scientific Freedom, Copenhagen On September 17, van Helden et al. argued in a letter in The Lancet that a ”research-related origin is plausible” for the COVID-19 pandemic and called for independent research. They furthermore mentioned that “it is important to continue debating about the risk–benefit balance of current practices …

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YouTube’s removal of a lecture on the effects of vaccines on mortality: horrible censorship

A week ago, YouTube removed a video of a lecture held at the opening symposium for the Institute for Scientific Freedom on 9 March 2019. This lecture was held by Professor Peter Aaby, one of the world’s top vaccine researchers. It is highly interesting and very important for everyone who wants to understand what vaccines …

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