Flashback: Dr. Hotez Warns Covid Vaccines May Induce Antibody Dependent Enhancement

‘We tried to create coronavirus vaccine ten years ago’


HOTEZ: “One of the things that we're not hearing a lot about is the unique potential safety problem of Coronavirus vaccines. This was first found in the early 1960s with respiratory syncytial virus vaccines, and it was done here in Washington with the NIH and Children's National Medical Center that some of those kids who got the vaccine actually did worse, and I believe there were two deaths in the consequence of that study. Because what happens with certain types of respiratory virus vaccines, you get immunized and then when you get actually exposed to the virus, you get this kind of paradoxical immune enhancement phenomenon. And we don't entirely understand the basis of it, but we recognize that it's a real problem for certain respiratory virus vaccines.”

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