Senator Rand Paul said on Thursday he would never vaccinate his children against COVID-19, calling it a risk to children from a “non-existent’ virus.
Paul also cited cases of heart inflammation as another reason he would not vaccinate his children.
“I, frankly, wouldn’t vaccinate my children for COVID,” Paul told The Hill’s Rising.
“I think the risks of the vaccine are greater than the risks of the disease. The risks of the disease are almost non-existent.”
The Republican Senator called the push for children to have multiple vaccinations “malpractice,” adding, “If you want to give them a vaccine and they’ve already had COVID, why not one instead of three?”
“I think it really is malpractice,” Paul said, adding, “There is room to debate… but I don’t think there’s any evidence to give three vaccines.”
Pauls’s remarks come days after a Senate hearing where he pointed out Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel was lying about the heightened risk of myocarditis in male children following vaccination.
When Bancel refused to acknowledge the studies showing an increase in cases of myocarditis, Paul told the Moderna CEO, “I also spoke with your president just last week and he readily acknowledged in private that yes, there is an increased risk of myocarditis,” adding “The fact that you can’t say it in public is quite disturbing.”
Regarding the exchange with Bancel, Paul said, “I didn’t find him to be forthcoming or honest, particularly about the myocarditis risk.”
“The thing is they are not being honest because obviously, they are self-interested, and they love the mandates,” he added.
“About the only truthful thing he said was the demand for the vaccine is going down, so he’s got to raise the price,” Paul asserted.
Paul also accused Anthony Fauci of ‘weaponizing’ the government to hide the COVID lab leak cover-up.
“This guy weaponized the NIAD. He weaponized it to get his supporters,” Paul emphasized, adding “At first, they said, ‘My goodness. It came from a lab.’ And then, all of a sudden, they changed their mind. They got more money. They got more grants.”
“He used that grant-making authority — who gets it — and he weaponized government to get what he wanted,” Paul urged, adding, “and that was the cover-up.”
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