Efter många som tipsat om filmen Plandemic, la jag upp den i gårdagens inlägg https://4health.se/covid-19-plandemic-med-dr-judy-mikovits
Som jag skrev är det viktigt att se den med ett kritiskt öga. Jag försvarar varken dem i filmen eller någon annan, och påstår inte att allt i filmen är sant. Men det kan finnas en del i den som är sant och tål att reflekteras över.
Filmen censureras bort överallt. Det reagerar jag mest på och undrar, om den nu saknar substans, varför man inte bara enkelt bemöter påståendena i filmen med saklig information. Att antingen bemöta eller ignorera brukar räcka bra när någon kommer med total osanning. Istället för att censurera .
Ni får gärna tipsa (i kommentarerna) om länkar etc till motargument mot det Judy Mikovits tar upp i filmen.
Jag har i olika inlägg försökt lyfta fram info från olika håll. Här kommer så den andra sidan av myntet när det gäller Plandemic-filmen. I nedan länkar skriver man t.ex. bl.a.:
The news: A 25-minute clip of an upcoming documentary featuring a well-known anti-vaccine conspiracy theorist was viewed millions of times this week on social media, before Facebook and YouTube pledged to remove copies of it from their platforms. On Thursday, Facebook told reporters that the documentary violated its policies by promoting the potentially harmful claim that wearing a mask can make you ill. According to Digital Trends, the clip had more than 1.8 million views and 150,000 shares on Facebook. It was also viewed millions of times on YouTube before being removed for violating covid-19 misinformation policies.
How it spread: Anti-vaccine activists have drawn millions of views on social media by promoting covid-19 conspiracy theories. As we reported earlier, this isn’t an accident: activists are seeking out larger audiences in the middle of the pandemic by using the same techniques that YouTube creators and influencers use to get views. They’ve sought out interviews with bigger, more mainstream YouTubers, latched on to existing trends, encouraged their fans to amplify their messages, and built presences on every social platform they can find. Renee DiResta, a researcher at the Stanford Internet Observatory who works to combat this type of misinformation, told us this week that if anti-vaccine activists feel they “can create content people will find if they search for a specific term,” they’ll invest the time.
When copies of “Plandemic” began to disappear from YouTube, supporters bombarded Twitter with claims that they were being unfairly censored. The documentary subsequently became a trending hashtag on Thursday, driving even more attention, outrage, and media coverage to it.
In 2009, biologist Judy Mikovits, who was then the research director of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-focused Whittemore Peterson Institute (WPI), published a paper on what she and many others thought to be a major scientific breakthrough in the prestigious journal Science. Her team alleged to have demonstrated an association between a newly discovered retrovirus called “xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus” (XMRV) and the poorly understood condition known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), suggesting a potential viral cause for CFS.
The paper received substantial international coverage. However, as with so many other potentially groundbreaking studies, nobody — including many of the same researchers involved with the original study — was able to replicate its results. Numerous attempts failed to replicate the study, and the research itself came under increasing scrutiny for sloppy methods and its reliance on misleading or manufactured figures.
On 1 July 2011, Science’s editors issued a “statement of concern” about the paper. On 14 October 2011, the authors issued a partial retraction of their paper that touched on issues with some of their figures. Finally, on 23 December 2011, the editors of Scienceretracted the paper in full
In 2009, Judy Mikovits published a study in the journal Science claiming that a mouse virus called XMRV caused ME/CFS. After two major groups failed to replicate her study and determined that her earlier findings were due to laboratory contamination, the paper was retracted from Science in 2011 (https://science.sciencemag.org/content/334/6063/1636.1.full). Mikovits herself was unable to replicate her original results when given blinded samples, a finding she put her name to in a 2012 journal article. (https://mbio.asm.org/content/3/5/e00266-12)
Subsequently, Mikovits was arrested for allegedly stealing data from The Whittemore-Peterson Institute, her employer at the time. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2011/11/controversial-cfs-researcher-arrested-and-jailed
In the years since, Mikovits exited ME/CFS research circles and became a prominent figure in the anti-vaccine community. In April, she suddenly reappeared in the public eye, releasing a torrent of videos and articles claiming she had uncovered the true cause of cancer, ME/CFS, COVID-19, and autism: vaccines tainted with XMRV.
Notably, a research group at the Cleveland Clinic claimed a link between XMRV and prostate cancer in 2006, but retracted those results after those findings could not be replicated. The Cleveland Clinic team also determined XMRV to be a laboratory contaminant.