After the outbreak of monkeypox in various countries, opponents of vaccination apparently racked their brains as to how this virus could somehow be linked to vaccinations and came up with a seemingly ingenious solution: Doesn’t the AstraZeneca vaccine contain monkey viruses? So these are definitely the triggers, because how else are viruses that come from monkeys (just by their name!) supposed to get into the human body?
In fact, a very simple conclusion is drawn that ignores all biological facts.
Admittedly, I was only amused at first when this claim appeared in a comment under one of our articles on Facebook, since this could not be meant seriously. But no, in fact, this claim is widespread and popular among anti-vaccinationists:
Many users have recalled that yes, a chimpanzee adenovirus is included in the AstraZeneca vaccine along with embryonic cells, so “dead babies and chimpanzees“. From this it is then concluded, since monkeypox is spreading, that the disease must come from the vaccination.
The contents of the AstraZeneca vaccine
We already reported about it in detail HERE. Adenoviruses are well known to the human body because they are the trigger for a number of ailments, including diseases of the respiratory tract, the gastrointestinal tract or the conjunctiva and cornea. So our immune system knows adenoviruses and would attack them immediately, which is why the AstraZeneca vaccine uses tricks:
Instead, the vaccine contains adenoviruses, which cause chimpanzees to catch colds. Of course, these have been genetically modified: they can no longer reproduce and cannot cause diseases. This adenovirus transports the DNA of the coronavirus spike protein into the body so that the immune system can recognize the protein and ultimately fight the coronavirus itself.
We also reported about supposedly embryonic cells in the vaccine HERE: In fact, clones of kidney cells from a fetus aborted in 1972 are used to grow the virus, but these do not get into the vaccine. They are only mentioned in the leaflet to make the production of the viruses transparent.
The monkey pox
Monkeypox is not caused by a chimpanzee adenovirus, but by an orthopoxvirus. Even though adenoviruses can cause a wide range of symptoms, they are also commonly referred to as cold viruses or cold viruses.
Orthopoxviruses, on the other hand, which belong to the Poxviridae family, occupy a special position within the viruses due to their structure and their virus-specific enzymes, and they also function completely differently from chimpanzee adenoviruses. They have a very wide range of hosts and trigger, for example, cowpox, catpox, elephantpox and ratpox.
The name “monkeypox” comes from the first documented cases of the disease in animals in 1958, when two outbreaks occurred in research monkeys. Since it was assumed at the time that this type of smallpox was specific to monkeys, it was given the name monkeypox.
Today we know that the virus did not jump from monkeys to humans, and monkeys are not the main carriers of the virus. African rodents are considered to be this.
So the conclusion was very simple: there’s a monkey virus in the AstraZeneca vaccine, monkeypox is spreading, so it must be related. But not only is monkeypox not a specific monkey disease (African rodents are considered the main vectors), it is also a question of two different families of viruses.
Monkeypox in humans has been known since 1970, which is why the smallpox vaccination of the time (in the FRG until 1976, in the GDR until 1982) is also largely effective against monkeypox, since the Orthopoxvirus simiae that triggers the monkeypox is closely related to the Orthopoxvirus variolae that triggers the classic smallpox Is related.
In addition, it also makes no sense that the monkeypox then only appear in certain clusters and only now, not a few weeks after an AstraZeneca vaccination – after all, the chimpanzee adenoviruses don’t stay in the body for umpteen months, they were just “means of transport”. ‘ for the DNA of the spike protein.
The assumption that monkeypox is caused by the chimpanzee adenovirus in the AstraZeneca vaccination is therefore absolutely logically and biologically untenable.
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