(If, after reading this post, any reader doesn't understand why I'm so distrustful of the medical-industrial complex, well...explaining it won't help.)
Turns out that one Gary Nabel, soon to be former head of the National Institutes of Health Vaccine Research Center, has announced that he's leaving the VRC to become chief scientific officer in the research labs at Sanofi. http://chrisinmaryville.net/nih-vaccine-chief-gary-nabel-trades-dream-job-for-big-pharma.html.
According to Sanofi's website, http://en.sanofi.com/products/human_vaccines/human_vaccines.aspx , vaccines division Sanofi Pasteur "is a world leader in...pediatric combination vaccines, influenza vaccines, booster vaccines for adolescents and adults, meningitis vaccines, and travel/endemic vaccines...assuring vaccine commercialization in the United States and Canada, as well as 19 countries in Europe...[and] has also developed its presence in Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and in eastern Europe.." Not bad for a little "Mom & Pop" shop, right?
Nabel won't be lonely, though. In January 2011, Elias Zerhouni, former director of the NIH, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, became the president of Sanofi-Aventis’ research labs. Zerhouni recruited him.
This is good, no? Now, we'll have 2 former "watchdogs" at the global giant, so we can rest easy. Except, In the fall of 2003, Zerhouni, as head of NIH, faced serious accusations regarding hundreds of NIH scientists and their financial ties to the medical and pharmaceutical industries.
So, forgive me if things like a jump of over FOUR THOUSAND PERCENT in dead babies http://real-agenda.com/2012/11/26/fetal-deaths-up-4000-after-pregnant-mothers-took-flu-vaccine/ give me pause.
I know, it's not like these guys work for the PhDA (oops, FDA. I think of them as the "Pharmaceutical Defense Agency"), which agency is OK with vaccines containing mercury. http://www.naturalnews.com/037653_vaccine_additives_thimerosal_formaldehyde.html.
Hell, even the courts are ok with that. http://www.courthousenews.com/2012/03/23/44979.htm, although, to be precise, the National Coalition of Organized Women (NCOW) (I know! What the hell were they thinking?) really has no standing (a legal term that means a plaintiff must have an injury that can be redressed by a judgment (Constitutional standing), and must be the actual injured party (prudential standing)). Apparently, none of the NCOW herd was.
Can't help but think that the attorneys who took NCOW's retainer were bought by the PTB that own Sanofi; that own, through their wholly-owned subsidiary, NIH and
Of course, I'm just a cynic.