The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating the death of a 36-year-old orthopedic surgeon who died on Feb. 8, 2021 in Tennessee just weeks after receiving the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. J. Barton Williams, MD, who died after being admitted to Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, is believed to have suffered from a rare COVID-19-related condition called multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS).1 2 3 4
Stephen Threlkeld, MD, an infectious disease specialist at Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp, told ABC, “This is not infection with coronavirus. The infection in these situations are generally over sometimes for weeks. The people typically no longer test positive for the virus itself. It’s gone, but the immune system turns on itself and attacks us.1
MIS is essentially an “unchecked immunological response” to a virus.4 Scott Strome, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine at University of Tennessee Health Science Center, explained:
The immune system’s response is to eradicate the virus. One of its most fundamental features is its ability to turn itself off when it’s done. It has to know when it’s done. It if doesn’t have that, you get an autoimmune situation. Whatever the reason, the body still thinks it has a threat and doesn’t turn itself off. Then you get this systematic inflammation.4
“The immune system attacks the body in many ways and causes multi-organ system failure. It affects the heart, the gastrointestinal tract and other places,” Dr. Threlkeld said.5
Dr. Williams had reportedly been vaccinated for COVID-19 sometime in mid-January and tests had found two types of antibodies in his system—”one type of antibody that results from a natural COVID infection, and a second type of antibody from the vaccine.” There is speculation Dr. Williams may have had a previous asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection, although he apparently tested negative for COVID-19 while being treated at Baptist Memorial.1
Dr. Threlkeld, who is working with the CDC on this case, said that preliminary findings suggest MIS may have caused Dr. Williams’ death. But the official cause has not been confirmed.1 2 Dr. Threlkeld said:
There is still information to be gathered. There is an autopsy pending, and we are working closely daily with the CDC. We want to be sure there is no indication that there is any relationship to the vaccine at this point.4
It is difficult to make sweeping conclusions in any direction when you are talking about something that has not been reported before anywhere. No one previously has been reported to have this illness (MIS) that has also had the vaccine.4
It is unclear which COVID-19 vaccine Dr. Williams was given. Currently, the two experimental vaccines that have been granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are Moderna’s mRNA-1273 vaccine and Pfizer/BioNTech’s BNT162b2 vaccine.
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1 Diprizio J. Memphis doctor believed to have died of rare COVID related syndrome. ABC Local 24 Feb. 11, 2021.
2 Dyrda L. Memphis orthopedic surgeon J. Barton Williams dead at 36. Becker’s Spine Review Feb. 12, 2021.
3 Majumder BG. Tennessee Doctor Dies Weeks after Receiving 2nd Covid-19 Vaccine Dose; Cause of Death Unknown. International Business Times Feb. 13, 2021.
4 Roberts J. Doctors suspect COVID delayed immune response in young surgeon’s death. Daily Memphian Feb. 12, 2021.
5 Thompson A. Tennessee surgeon dies of COVID-related illness weeks after receiving 2nd COVID vaccine. WREG Feb. 12, 2021.
This gentleman’s death as well as other physicians just shows that the medical professionals are not doing due diligence before taking any of these shots:
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How does the immune system know to stop attacking when the experimental injection is designed to make every cell in our body a factory for the virus? No one has ever discussed how, if or when the body stops making the virus.
My question too, have they programmed cellular apoptosis? Probably a little difficult since the vaccine “co opts the natural cellular machinery” as the Moderna patent says. Seems like too much cellular death might have the usual result; death.
Although your body’s not making “the virus,” it’s making the spike proteins. And you’re right: very few articles mention mRNA degradation–when do the mRNA instructions to make spike proteins turn off? I think it’s safe to say they don’t know.
I am very sorry to hear of this death. This reaction is predictable, since the vaccine causes our cells to manufacture the virus itself. I also want to point out, as if no one already noticed, that the ‘experts’ are so quick to call a positive pcr test for COVID a ‘case’, a death with high comorbidities and other probable causes a death caused by Covid, but a reaction or death from a vaccine, “probably unrelated”! And everyone just believes them!
I disagree with your statement that “the vaccine causes our cells to manufacture the virus itself.” That’s not accurate. Moderna & Pfizer use mRNA to tell our cells to manufacture new spike proteins like those identified on the surface of SARS-COV-2 viral cells. J&J uses DNA [an adenovirus modified with a spike protein] to also tell cells to manufacture the spike proteins. You’ll see these spike proteins called “harmless” in some articles. However, at least 2 physicians have opined that the spike proteins themselves may be responsible for organ damage [Dr. J. Patrick Whelan of UCLA and Dr. Hooman Noorchashm].
The BIG problem with altering your RNA/DNA is that these internal alterations do not know when or how to turn themselves off once they are activated. Normal vaccines usually do not have this problem since they are degradable by the body. By changing the RNA functions, this is permanent and it is quite obvious that the gene therapy makers do not have clue one as to how this will turn out down the road.
This is why everyone who get these injections is now part of stage 3 trials. This is the stage where vaccines usually fail as they are put to the true test as to their efficacy and ability to not murder trial participants. There could be extremely serious health complications down the road using these experimental poisons. But that is part of pharma’s grand plan…more sickness and disease to treat with more useless poisonous drugs.
…….this death had nothing to do with the vaccine?????
are you kidding me……..if people do not wake up to this bs then they deserve the same……
this is plain and simple ” experimental population control”………..wake up people!!!!!!!!
They don’t need to investigate – they know EXACTLY what’s happening!
This is called messing with God’s creation our bodies already know how to fight everything that comes against it. it is called our immune system. we do not need this vaccine and all these people that believe in it are crazy. Or put a little nicer very uninformed
I do wonder about the expertise of some of these people who comment. What happened to recognizing that people who have invested years of study in a subject might just know more that you do?
Some peoples’ paranoia fuels their comments but NO ACTUAL proof. It’s time to think realistically, scientifically, factually.
Hi Shirley, I am in agreement with you that we should be interested in scientific study and not go with hyperbolic speculation, conspiracy theories, or broad exaggeration. I have been concerned for many years (and been receiving the NVIC newsletters since the 1980s) and am frustrated at the lack of genuine interest in the biological long term effects of vaccines in the body.
In addition to the additives that have been identified as problematic, we simply do not know if by-passing the gastro-intestinal system as vaccines do can be causing an increase in auto-immune disease. The messenger RNA jabs have their own set of problems and these issues are under reported, covered up, or ignored completely by most medical professionals.
People dying and getting super sick after the shots, and other people pointing that out, and questioning it, is totally paranoid – you’re right….if you have no worries or problems with the thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of people dying and getting very ill after getting their shot, than by all means go get yours, don’t worry about those of us who pause and question the FACT that the FDA has not yet approved any of these shots but only allowed them to market under the EUA. Or that we pause, question and research to find factual answers. Or that we believe in a person’s RIGHT to choose what we want to put in our bodies. You believe in scientism, not science, which is what’s been spoon fed to you over the last year. Besides, if this big deadly scary extremely contagious virus has a 99.98% recovery rate….why do we need these shots? Seems somewhat insane – and if it’s so contagious and deadly and scary, why do I keep seeing disgusting dirty used masks all over the city streets and in water ways….? Where are all the hazmat bins to discard them properly….? but you’re right, just being paranoid and unscientific…..
Isn’t this what the scientists said could happen? It is called pathogenic priming or disease enhancement. So basically you had the infection already or maybe not but when you come across the wild virus that is the real challenge. Does the vaccine prevent you from getting sick or does it cause you to get sicker and even die? That is what has not been tested for enough data. Sounds like it’s happening but no one admits to it. Shameful and frightening.
The thing that is so frustrating is that they keep saying this is not from the vaccine because we have never seen this before.
That is the whole point of being in the stage 3 trials. To document what happens! These medical personnel make themselves out to look like complete kooks for not admitting the obvious.
Shirley, what you said is a logical fallacy called appeal to authority. We must always judge claims on their own merits and not take any authority’s word for it. To show the problem with this way of thinking, consider that there are also experts that believe the vaccine is harmful. Now you have opposing experts. How do you choose between them?
This is so blatantly obvious that the vaccine was the cause of death. The medical examiner is probably a paid shill to voraciously defend the vaccine.
Why would anyone take on such a huge risk for very little benefit? Surviving covid has a 99% rate. The media programs people to fear getting a cold and flu. If they can convince people to fear a benign illness can you image how easily manipulated people are? That’s why we’re in the mess to begin with. People are stupid.