Farrar responds to Marshall's letter
Letter to the Editor
February 24, 2022
In my guest column printed in the Jan. 27 and Feb. 3 issues of the Pathfinder, I only addressed the issue about whether the vaccine can prevent transmission – it cannot. My letter said nothing about the efficacy (reducing symptoms) and safety (as yet not fully understood).
That parenthetical comment about safety is warranted for two undisputed reasons:
1. Because the full safety packages have not been submitted to the FDA by either Pfizer or Moderna, and
2. The CDC’s own database called the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System or VAERS lists more than a hundred thousand “adverse ev...