By: Archana Naresh
July 17 2021
Vaccines are proven to be safe and are fully align with the Nuremberg principles.
Vaccines are proven to be safe and are fully align with the Nuremberg principles.Several posts on social media claim that governments, health organizations, philanthropists, and others involved in the COVID-19 vaccination programs violate all 10 rules of the Nuremberg code. The Code relates to the atrocities carried out in Europe under Nazi rule in 1930s and 40s. Nuremberg bears no relation or relevance to COVID-19 vaccines. The Nuremberg Code is a set of principles aimed to protect human life, specifically stating that all participants must voluntarily consent to medical trials. The code was established shortly after the Second World War, when Nazi medics carried out inhumane medical experiments with the aim of promoting "racial purity." The viral post refers to principles outlined by UNESCO and refers to Article 6, which relates to informed consent. However, a paper published in 2005 outlines that informed consent and vaccination are compatible, especially when individuals risk transmitting the illness. It further claims that those authorities will be punished for enforcing laws related to vaccines. Currently, there are no instances or calls for compulsory vaccination. In the U.S., children wishing to attend school and those who opt for permanent residency have been told they must get vaccinated. However, the legislation allows exemptions for medical reasons. Pfizer and AstraZeneca re among the vaccines to have undergone extensive clinical trials before gaining the necessary regulatory approval for mass production. They are now used globally. The FDA oversees the safety and efficacy of all vaccines. The CDC monitors the process of immunization in its entirety, and all adverse events are documented. We mark the claim as false as the Nuremberg Code has nothing to do with current medicinal practices.