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Destroying alternative medicine?

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Narada Vantari, Myocum

Like many locals in this community known for its alternative lifestyles, I have put a lot of time and energy into looking after my own health rather than abnegating responsibility to the allopathic medical establishment, with its sordid record of misconduct and its obeisance to the pharmaceutical industry.

Whatever else this pandemic may be, it is being used as an opportunity to take away our freedom to choose alternative health modalities, and put health practitioners out of business if they don’t submit to compulsory vaccination.

It is a pity we have no access to data about the general state of health of those who manifest serious symptoms labelled COVID-19.

We do not know how many health conscious, non-smokers, non-drinkers, or even vegetarians, are among them. We do know, from the government’s own reporting, that at least 98 per cent of those who have died were over 70, and most of the rest probably had serious pre-existing conditions.

I am very disappointed by The Echo’s subtle (and increasingly not so subtle) insults to those who question the wisdom of the party line.

As the billion-dollar campaign against those who do not wish to participate in this unprecedented and dangerous experiment continues… The Echo’s bias is becoming more than insulting, it is veering dangerously close to joining in this assault on the human rights of Australians.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. we know the vaccine works, what’s in it, that it has been trialed and tested in many countries, that 5 billion people around the world have already had it, and it is saving countless lives, why the need for an alternative? surely the echo by presenting these facts, is only interested in your health?

  2. Add on. Note. I use alternative medicine wherever possible. With the state we are in
    both are important. The push & shove movement is uncalled for from both sides.

  3. Narada, we do know that indigenous populations who were largely non-smokers, non-drinkers under 70, many without pre-existing conditions, died in large numbers when exposed to diseases new to them when introduced by colonisers. (I doubt many were vegetarians though ) They had no natural immunity.

    That’s why there’s a fuss about SARS CoV2 – it’s new to nearly all of us. All this has been explained to death.

  4. Narada Vantari, I am over 70, have a pre-existing inherited condition, (no amount of healthy living could have avoided it) and I have to share my community with many who share your views. It seems from your letter that you’ll be happy for me to die in the gutter or at least on the end of a ventilator so that you can avoid any restriction on your social life. You seem to have drunk the cool aid espoused by guru Pete Evans. He questions, as you do, that covid deaths are the fault of those who have not cared for their immune systems with herbs and vegetarianism. (and he’s making millions out of it). The responsibility for an early death from Covid rests entirely with the dead person and no effort should be made by the community to lessen the risks of contagion, wearing a mask is much too much of a sacrifice. You also question the legitimacy of the diagnosis at all. Copious quantities of information published in peer reviewed journals provides detailed analysis of the virus and how it is transmitted. For you this is not legitimate, you rather obtain your information from “Influencers” who are laughing all the way to the bank. I have of course had both doses of a vaccine because I do believe in science so hopefully I will be able to avoid the terrible death, gasping for air, that you seem to believe I deserve because I’m too old or I didn’t eat the right food.

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