When the bishops of Kenya heard UNICEF and the World Health Organization were sponsoring a tetanus vaccination campaign in its country last year, they became suspicious. They’d heard about similar programs in the past in Mexico, Nicaragua, and the Philippines, where vaccines were found to contain Beta HCG, an antigen that causes women to become infertile.
So last year, the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops went to Kenya’s Ministry of Health and called for a test on the vaccines being used for the campaign. Strangely, the Ministry of Health refused to cooperate.
The bishops then got their own committee of medical experts, and their suspicions were confirmed — Beta HCG was found in the samples. Predictably, the Ministry of Health rejected these findings, suggesting the Bishops were lying, that the tests were inaccurate, and later on, claiming they did their own tests proving the vaccines safe.
To settle the conflicting claims, Kenya’s parliament requested a joint committee of medical experts from both sides. But only the bishops brought samples of vaccines that were actually used in the campaign. And sure enough, 33% of those samples contained the sterility-inducing antigen. After hesitating to bring any test samples, the Ministry of Health finally gave the joint committee some sample vials from a national vaccine storage, not from the actual campaign.
Both the preliminary and final reports concluded that one third of the campaign’s vaccine samples contained heavy amounts of Beta HCG, while all the samples from the vaccine storage were safe. Now the Kenyan bishops are calling out UNICEF and the World Health Organization, urging their country’s Ministry of Health to stop trusting such groups.