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Contaminants found in Pfizer vaccine in cities near Tokyo, Osaka

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 The issue here isn't about if someone should get the vaccine, it's about the fact that no one is or will ever be held responsible should anything go wrong.

Have you guys actually looked into this or are you just spouting something you've seen someone else spout? Yes, certainly in the US at least the manufacturers are exempt from being sued for your side effects, unless you suffer a side effect due to a manufacturing mishap (probably such as vials contaminated at production) but there is a government compensation scheme to deal with other claims.

If the governments don't shield the manufacturer, they're never gonna be able to ask them to produce such medicines quickly when needed.

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Hhhmmm more like someone has been contaminating the vials to make an anti vaccination statement . Weird that this hasn’t happened anywhere else in the 100 of millions of vials made .

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To those saying 'but the vaccines don't work', you're only kidding yourselves. This amazing coincidence happened at my office where, about 3 months ago, almost half of my colleagues were getting covid. Then my employer finished vaccinating the staff almost 2 months ago and people who had the shots stopped catching it, a couple who didn't have them did catch it. Isn't that breaking news......

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RobToday  12:37 pm JST

Instead, they are setting up a system, passport or otherwise, that will keep life a hostage to this virus indefinitely.

Yep because of people who are refusing the vaccine.

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Ah yes, cue the daily accusations. At this point the term "anti-vaxxer" is as synonymous with self-righteous virtue signalers on the left as "fake news" is to anti-democratic extremists on the right. Wake up people. There is a difference between an ignorant, paranoid individual who believes that medicine is an evil conspiracy and an intelligent science-believer who wants to make an informed decision. Consider for a second that pregnant women make up one of the largest groups of unvaccinated people are in the US. Strange how they follow science for the care of their health and that of their unborn child, yet are paradoxically being labeled "anti-science" for not getting jabbed.

Since all of those who religiously throw around the "anti-vaxxer" have time machines, now would be a great chance to put forth the proof you have that none of the COVID vaccines or boosters produce mid-term or long-term side effects. Many people, especially pregnant women, would love this data as it would allow them to get vaccinated and stop worrying. Since you all clearly know it all, please: tell us the facts. But of course no one knows, least of all any of the companies making these products.

Pfizer and ModernaTX churn out millions upon millions of prototype vaccines but are not held responsible for any problems their contaminated batches cause, government is happy to spend billions on the prototype vaccines but are not held responsible for any outcomes, doctors are protected under professional indemnity and are not held responsible for administering the jab, yet you are irresponsible for declining a potentially contaminated jab that no one takes any responsibility for.

One of the best points I've seen all year. The issue here isn't about if someone should get the vaccine, it's about the fact that no one is or will ever be held responsible should anything go wrong. And what's worse? The only people who care about this are seemingly those who want more information before getting the vaccines or boosters. Everyone else mindlessly complied and doesn't bother to think. Every government in the world will use the excuse of "we had to push vaccines for the safety of our citizens" as an instant out. Just look at how difficult it has been to get accountability for the HIV scandal here in the 1980's:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HIV-tainted_bloodscandal(Japan)

Also as I keep pointing out, all those who refuse to get a booster shot could very well be classified as "unvaccinated" should Japan go the way Israel has. What then? What happens when many of those constantly lobbing accusations of being an "anti-vaxxer" are then lumped into the same category?

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Keep up the good work Japan! You will be passing the USA in % of population fully vaccinated soon.

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Not surprising considering the rushed vaccine creation and rollout which skipped over the usual 5-10 year safety verification process.

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Quite concerning that two companies have had contaminants in their vaccines. On top of that, Japan is the only country to have found the contaminants in both vaccines. So, it begs the question, are there any countries that have not found the contaminations or even looked for contamination and went ahead and administered to who knows how many people? So, many questions now.

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Russian roulette? Another reason to wait to get jabs when all has been tested safe

To be approved, vaccines must be tested safe and effective.

That said, it's your choice when to get vaccinated.

Unfortunately it's not your choice when to get infected.

Good luck

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i think i did good to leave my jabs for others in line.

many say that until they or a family member find themselves in hospital on a ventilator

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Russian roulette? Another reason to wait to get jabs when all has been tested safe

5 billion vaccinations have been administered world wide as of Sep 2021, where are all these reported mass deaths people Q people are talking about.

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Is Takeda doing any inspection at all on the vaccines they receive from Pfizer?

Pfizer is responsible for the quality of the vaccine, but Takeda is also supposed to perform QA/QC and visual inspection on the product they receive before releasing it to the Japanese market.

Those tests must be documented in case something like this happens and the authorities need to find out what went wrong and what steps are being takes to make sure it doesn't happen again.

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Inaka LifeToday 08:46 am JST

If you don’t know what the substance is, you cannot call it a contaminant.

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Contamination is the presence of a constituent, impurity, or some other undesirable element that spoils, corrupts, infects, makes unfit.

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vials containing the white floating matter

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First it was stainless steel particles and now a white matter in the covid vaccine.

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Moderna Inc.'s and now Pfizer inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine has contained contamination

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So far i am glad i got the AZ jab. Untill they find a contamination in it.

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ディッカウ イェンツToday 08:42 am JST

…a matter of incorrect storage?

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Unlike AZ, the other two must be keep at very low temperature.

So maybe the white stuff is from incorrectly stored vaccine.

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If you don’t know what the substance is, you cannot call it a contaminant.

I agree with you. If this white material was in fact an ingredient used in the manufacture of the vaccine, can it be called a contaminant? Immediately calling it a contaminant without and analysis only creates vaccine hesitancy.

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Obviously the Japanese are scrutinizing the foreign-made vaccines and trying to find faults. This is not unlike any other product imported to Japan.

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The demolition job between vaccine manufacturers is getting more and more interesting!

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More reason to hurry up and get the jab before they shut it all down

What if they shut it down for being unsafe? Hasty decisions are often not the best

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You just knew the Japanese were going to analyze these vaccines until they found some slight impurities that don’t matter. Nothing to see here folks. As you were.

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its properly untested product,heavily promoted by government and sponsored by our taxes.

product maker takes zero responsibility about side effects or deaths caused after vaccination.

zero responsibility.

i think i did good to leave my jabs for others in line.

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A big bunch of viruses? As we take it to develop immunity, they also might further develop and for example now very much like what’s in the vaccine vials. ROFL

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Moderna is safe. Pfizer is safe. The chain of production is the problem because resources are being taxed to produce so much vaccine. I am glad that I got two shots of Moderna!

I just do not trust the Russian and Chinese vaccines.

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Russian roulette? Another reason to wait to get jabs when all has been tested safe

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It used to be that if contaminants were found in vaccine vials, then the entire vaccination would be suspended immediately and the whole lot of vials would be discarded. No longer. They just keep giving people jabs. There’s something really wrong with the medical system.

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If you don’t know what the substance is, you cannot call it a contaminant.

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…a matter of incorrect storage?

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Great. Just got the vaccine. Fingers crossed.

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Better to be detecting them while they have not been injected into our bodies, but that also makes us wonder how many of these "contaminated"ones have entered the bodies of those vaxxed. Scary thought...

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Perhaps, Japan should consider receiving license from the foreign vaccine companies to manufacture the vaccine within a Japanese facility and within Japan's borders . . . .

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If there are contaminants visible to the naked eye it follows that it's very likely there are also contaminants that are too small for the naked eye to see.

Each of these vials need to go through a microscope before they're administered.

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A few things I see missing from this article. 1. Which specific sites in these locations had the white matter. 2. When was it discovered at these sites. 3. Were the residents of these sites notified that their job might have been contaminated?

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The really strange thing about these two cases is that they only happened in vaccines supplied to Japan.

We don't know that.

What we know is that so far only Japan has found and reported contaminants.

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...asks Pfizer to investigate.

Pfizer: it's perfectly fine. Nothing to see here.

The investigation found that there was no health risk posed by the contaminant.

Case closed!

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And of course...Zero accountability!

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The really strange thing about these two cases is that they only happened in vaccines supplied to Japan.

I searched "contaminants in covid vaccines" and all of the results except one were concerning the cases in Japan.

One resut (J&J) referend to a recall of possible contamination that was never clarified.

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If they'd agree to use AZ instead of giving it away this kind of problem wouldn't affect the vaccine rollout.

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Pfizer and ModernaTX churn out millions upon millions of prototype vaccines but are not held responsible for any problems their contaminated batches cause, government is happy to spend billions on the prototype vaccines but are not held responsible for any outcomes, doctors are protected under professional indemnity and are not held responsible for administering the jab, yet you are irresponsible for declining a potentially contaminated jab that no one takes any responsibility for.

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More reason to hurry up and get the jab before they shut it all down.

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More reasons not to get the jab.

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The question is, can they still be used safely?

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