Military Spokesperson Claims Skyrocketing Injuries After Vax Push Due to ‘Computer Glitch’

2021 military data up to showed 300% increases in miscarriage and cancer and 1000% increase in neurological issues diagnosis thought to correlate to vaccine injury.

QUICK FACTS:
  • Late January Military data from 2021 show military members experienced spikes of 300% in miscarriages, almost 300% in cancer diagnoses, and 1,000% in neurological issues, according to PolitiFact.
  • The Jan. 28 post referenced the increases as compared to five-year averages, before later blaming the staggering statistics on a glitch in the database.
  • When questioned about the massive increases in damaging diagnosis a spokesperson said that the information was incorrect and not indicative of actual 2021 statistics.
  • Questions about the reason for the injuries caused Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) to send a letter to Sec. of Defense Demanding info on COVID-19 vaccine injury among military members, according to The Gateway Pundit.
MORE DETAILS ON THE MILITARY’S EXPLANATION:
  • Politifact cited their email interview with Peter Graves, spokesperson for the Defense Health Agency’s Armed Forces Surveillance Division, from Jan. 31, 2022, as the source of their data.
  • The spokesperson told PolitiFact by email that “in response to concerns mentioned in news reports” the division reviewed data in the DMED “and found that the data was incorrect for the years 2016-2020.”
  • He additionally stated that the DMED sourced data found that the diagnosis from the years compared represented only a small fraction of actual medical diagnoses.”
  • The 2021 numbers are, however, were up-to-date, and according to Graves, have given the “appearance of significant increased occurrence of all medical diagnoses in 2021 because of the underreported data for 2016-2020.”
BACKGROUND:
  • The Defense Medical Epidemiology Database (DMED) is the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch’s (AFHSB), according to The Free Thought Project. The database contains every International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and information about all medical diagnoses submitted in the military.
  • The publication also cited three military doctors who have blamed the approval of the COVID-19 vaccines for a sudden spike in almost every code diagnosis in the database.