In a video presentation for The Pulse, Dr. Madhava Setty, senior science editor for The Defender, shared his approach to discussing COVID-19 vaccines with people whose views differ from your own.
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Editor’s note: Dr. Madhava Setty, senior science editor for The Defender, presented his views on how to discuss COVID-19 vaccines during an Aug. 22 interview with Joe Martino of The Pulse. Below is part 1 of the interview.
How can we have respectful conversations with people who are not on the same page about COVID-19 vaccines?
In a video presentation for The Pulse, an independent Canadian media platform, Dr. Madhava Setty, senior science editor for The Defender, shared the approach he uses when talking to other medical professionals.
Setty said he was inspired to create the presentation by the many people, especially parents, who asked his advice on how to discuss the potential dangers of vaccinating children with their spouses, ex-spouses and primary care physicians.
“These parents were desperate and woefully ill-equipped to penetrate the highly biased and incurious attitude of a medical juggernaut,” said Setty.
The best place to start a conversation about COVID-19 vaccines is with Pfizer’s clinical trial data, Setty said.
In the video, Setty shows how mainstream and independent media can distort the facts.
Then he breaks down the Pfizer clinical trial results and demonstrates how the data should have brought the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conclude Pfizer’s mRNA shot was not safe to deploy on hundreds of millions of people in the U.S.
How media can distort data
To illustrate how media distort the facts, Setty began with the example of a provocative Feb. 7 headline in The Exposé: “Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine increases Children’s risk of Death by 5100% according to the Office for National Statistics.”
Continued on Source: COVID Vaccines: How to Talk to Friends, Family and Your Kids’ Pediatrician