Skip to Content

Stock photo from Pixabay

Four reasons why Germans are refusing the jab

The vaccination campaign in Germany is unravelling, with some vaccination doses already expiring, because the number of those who still opt for a Corona jab is too low. Four responses show what actually drives those who have decided against the injection.

Published: August 4, 2021, 11:48 am

    Read more

    Berlin

    According to the latest survey by the Insa Institute, 19 percent were undecided, while 54 percent stated that they basically did not want the vaccination.

    “I get a flu vaccination every year. With an active ingredient based on the new principle of action, however, I would rather wait two or three years and observe, because even the chairman of the German Medicines Commission said that little is known about long-term safety,” explained a young mother from Nuremberg.

    The politicization of vaccination is also a great cause for concern. “When politicians put open pressure on the Standing Vaccination Commission, it makes me feel very uncomfortable. And when prime ministers threaten that it has to be uncomfortable for the unvaccinated and that long-term deprivation of basic rights for a population group is openly discussed,” it begs the question of whether it is about politics or health,” she added.

    Two Germans who have had previous illnesses, said they were against the jab. One is undergoing chemotherapy: “There are still no reliable tests on how vaccination can affect cells after a tumor,” she explained. The other stated that her son had obvious vaccination reactions after the shot, which also scared her.

    A 34-year-old from Nuremberg said: “Both my girlfriend and I decided against a vaccination, mainly because we felt too little informed about the possible consequences. We want children soon, but we ask ourselves whether the vaccination can cause problems after all. I have not yet anyone in my circle of friends who have managed to become pregnant with the vaccination.”

    His colleagues were also skeptical, the Nuremberg citizen said. “You meanwhile distrust politics, especially because the federal government has changed its assessments so often.” One example is the vaccination recommendations for vaccines from AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, which have been changed several times. On the subject of masks, a few politicians even used it as an excuse “to fill their own pockets”.

    Consider donating to support our work

    Help us to produce more articles like this. FreeWestMedia is depending on donations from our readers to keep going. With your help, we expose the mainstream fake news agenda.

    Keep ​your language polite​. Readers from many different countries visit and contribute to Free West Media and we must therefore obey the rules in​,​ for example​, ​Germany. Illegal content will be deleted.

    If you have been approved to post comments without preview from FWM, you are responsible for violation​s​ of​ any​ law. This means that FWM may be forced to cooperate with authorities in a possible crime investigation.

    If your comments are subject to preview ​by FWM, please be patient. We continually review comments but depending on the time of day it can take up to several hours before your comment is reviewed.

    We reserve the right to del​ete​ comments that are offensive, contain slander or foul language, or are irrelevant to the discussion.

    Europe

    Norway reclassifies Covid-19: No more dangerous than ordinary flu

    OsloCovid-19 is treated in the mass media as a very dangerous disease in the face of which mass vaccination and severe restrictions for the whole society are applauded despite few deaths beyond the risk groups. But in Norway, it has now been decided to treat it like other respiratory diseases, such as influenza or the cold virus, because according to the Norwegian Institute of Public Health it is no longer more dangerous than these.

    Elysee denies malicious Telegraph article on giving up its UNSC seat

    ParisFrance has formally denied being ready to give the EU its seat on the UN Security Council. "The seat is ours and will remain so," said the Elysee, in response to an article in a British newspaper.

    UK newspaper: France could offer its UN permanent seat to EU

    ParisFrance's seat at the UN could be given to the European Union to promote the creation of an EU standing force after Australia made it clear that it would be pursuing nuclear technology for its submarines together with the US and UK.

    Italy: Nationwide house raids against vaccine opponents

    MilanThe Milan Public Prosecutor's Office has launched searches of anti-vaccination opponents in six Italian cities. Allegedly the members of the Telegram group "The Warriors" planned violent demonstrations against the Covid-19 policy of the Italian government.

    Orban offers Pope copy of 1250 letter in which a Hungarian king pleads for help against Tartar invasion

    BudapestDuring his visit to Budapest on Sunday to celebrate mass, Pope Francis met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, whose anti-migration policy in Hungary he does not share. The Pope received a copy of a letter reminding him why he should be more circumspect in his views.

    EMA: Almost a third of Covid vaccination side effects are severe

    BrusselsThe reported suspected side effects for the four Covid vaccines, which have only been conditionally approved in the EU, are record-breaking after just 8 months. Serious side effects have been reported.

    Breaking news: UK government drops Covid passport

    LondonIn the UK, Health Minister Sajid Javid has told the BBC that Covid passports will not be introduced in his country. When will European countries come to their senses?

    France: Thousands protest against ‘health pass’ for 9th weekend in a row

    ParisOn Saturday, demonstrators took to the streets in the French capital for the ninth consecutive weekend to express their displeasure with the health passport policy of the Macron administration. The protest quickly degenerated into clashes with the police.

    Key Dutch ministers in bed with the WEF

    The HagueAt the end of May, the Forum for Democracy led by Thierry Baudet, submitted a parliamentary question on the relations between cabinet members and Klaus Schwab's World Economic Forum. "We received evasive or even no answers to these questions," said Dutch MP Pepijn van Houwelingen.

    Marine Le Pen’s phone number leaked on social networks

    ParisThe cellphone number of the president of the National Rally was published on social networks. Many strangers called her, forcing her to change her number and file a complaint.

    Go to archive