VSAFE, Rising Excess Deaths, and Athletes Collapsing. What Does it All Mean?

One million Americans died from COVID between March 15, 2020 and March 15 2022, an average of 42,000 deaths per month for two full years. The monthly death rate has declined by 69% (to 13,000 per month) the last 11 months. There were five discernable COVID death peaks between April 2020 and February 2022, but none since (see the long flat tail in the graph below). Winter is the worst season for COVID, but in late February 2023 deaths are as low as they have been at any time in three years (< 300 per day).

Although COVID killed great numbers of Americans, it was never a threat for healthy minors and young adults. Two years ago, there was a reasonable argument to vaccinate everyone to stop disease spread. Americans overwhelmingly trusted such medical advice; 87% of adults (234 million) and 80% of everyone (263 million) protected themselves and others. https://usafacts.org/visualizations/covid-vaccine-tracker-states. But now that authorities (including the CDC 18 months ago), acknowledge the vaccine does not prevent disease spread, there is no longer rationale to vax younger demographics (the US government respectfully demurs).

Furthermore, deaths from COVID in 2021, the year of the vaccine, were just as high as they were in 2020 before there were vaccines. Go figure.

Sixteen months ago, a “focused protection” approach was proposed by three medical authorities from Oxford, Harvard, and Stanford. Dr. Fauci and Dr. Collins, his boss, unfairly maligned and attempted to censor their rival opinion as was revealed from his email. In the last year or so, several countries have banned the vaccine for younger demographics, those who need it least (it is not banned in the US, however). Because the disease is less virulent and less impactful today, the argument is even stronger that vaccines be limited to those most at risk (i.e. focused protection):

The Great Barrington Declaration – As infectious disease epidemiologists and public health scientists we have grave concerns about the damaging physical and mental health impacts of the prevailing COVID-19 policies, and recommend an approach we call Focused Protection.

Similar advice comes from our pediatrician; his newsletter quotes Dr. Paul Offit below:

booster dosing is probably best reserved for the people most likely to need protection against severe disease — specifically, older adults, people with multiple coexisting conditions that put them at high risk for serious illness, and those who are immunocompromised. In the meantime, I believe we should stop trying to prevent all symptomatic infections in healthy, young people by boosting them with vaccines containing mRNA from strains that might disappear a few months later.” (Offit P. 2023)

CNN analyst Dr. Leanna Wenn quotes experts who say even last year’s greatly reduced numbers may be overstated:


She [Dr. Wenn] spoke to two Infectious-disease experts, who told her they believed “the number of deaths attributed to COVID is far greater than the actual number of people dying from COVID.”

Connect the data points to tell a story:

  • 2021: hundreds of millions Americans were vaxed, the death rate remained steady, and we learned the vaccines did not stop spread. Furthermore, the virus was never a threat to large swaths of the population. Why vaccinate people not at risk?
  • 2022:death numbers dramatically declined and CNN, of all places, says the death numbers may have been very much overstated, further evidence that vaccines were unnecessary for many.

Dr. Robert Malone said the government’s relentless vaccination policy is not about public health. What is it about when there is a continued push to vaccinate all, including six-month old infants (a link to a Dr. Malone interview is further below)?

An ineffective vaccine is one thing, but a dangerous one is far worse. There is an alarming rash of the young, many of them athletes, collapsing or even dying unexpectedly; this began co-incidental to the widespread use of the COVID vaccines. Is the vaccine the source? Many search far and wide to find any other cause for recent problems, including COVID itself.

I find it hard to accept our government may be poisoning its own population, but it is equally hard to accept the government refusing to acknowledge vaccine limitations or risks while deliberately maligning COVID treatments that thousands of doctors promote. While hesitant to come to such awful conclusions, I am puzzled why public health officials do not promote public health. I present more data below. You make the call on what it means.

Excess Deaths

Dr. Campbell’s video on February 12 reviewed excess deaths across dozens of countries throughout 2022.  Dr. Campbell is “very concerned” and can’t understand why it isn’t a bigger story.   The initial explanation from vaccine advocates (all roads lead to the vaccines) is the continued impact of “long COVID”, but as demonstrated above COVID deaths and illness declined significantly in 2022 and 2023. Fewer people are dying from COVID and the virus itself is less potent. How does scenario account for the excess COVID deaths around the world?

International concern, excess deaths – YouTube

Deaths in the UK and Finland are up 9% in 2022, Hungary and Scotland are up 16%, Ireland is up 19%, Poland is up 22%, France is up 25%, Denmark is up 30%, , Netherlands is up 36%, and Germany is up 44% in 2022. Only one European country, Romania, is down (4%). New Zealand, Australia, South Korea, Taiwan, and the USA are also up. Death numbers are up all over the world despite the decline of COVID. The vaccine is one commonality for all these countries.

Still, we need more data to conclusively discern the reason for excess deaths. There could be other causes. Is there data which might possibly link vaccines to deaths or serious medical outcomes?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed an increase in disabilities among U.S. workers beginning in early 2021, coincidental with the start of wide-spread vaccine distribution.

From 2014 to 2020, disability claims never rose above 6,500 per month. In early 2021, they started climbing, rising from 6,000 at the end of 2020 to 8,000, a 25% increase in just two years (following 7 years with no increase).

Dr. Campbell highlights Florida data in the video below; Florida is the first USA state to release recent vaccine injury data. Injuries remained relatively low for a period of 14 years, but in 2021, there is an almost 17 times increase in reported vaccine injuries. Vaccine injuries declined in 2022 (because COVID vaccinations significantly declined), but were still about 4 times than the baseline.


The year of the COVID vaccine, 2021, saw a 4-fold increase in vaccinations in general, but injuries are up 17 times. Vaccinations have been common for years. During 2019-20 winter, before the COVID vaccine, more than 175 million flu vaccines were administered. This is in addition to the dozens of vaccines routinely provided to minors every year. The CDC says: “Protect your baby against 14 potentially serious diseases before 2 years old with vaccines.”

Florida is leading the way in transparency. Where is data from the other 49 states? Dr. Campbell asks. Where is data from other countries? Dr. Campbell bemoans the UK’s recent reluctance to release COVID data. We draw conclusions with the limited data that seeps out, but the data we have is problematic. A full accounting is needed.

Do others have something to hide? Will the results be similar to Florida’s? If the vaccine can be acquitted, why isn’t such mitigating data released by those vigorously pushing vaccines? Is it because such data is not available? Is it because the data shows the opposite of what they advocate?

Vaccination data displayed earlier clearly indicated Americans have soured on the COVID boosters; vaccination numbers have dropped dramatically during the last twelve months; the major news outlets are no longer even tracking vaccination statistics. The word regarding vaccine risk is leaking out. Shouldn’t government, which is still pushing vaccinations, attempt to turn public opinion with mitigating safety data?

Is there cause for concern? Dr. Campbell’s distress over the seriousness of the problem along with the lack of follow-up and the failure of so many government officials due diligence is evident during this video.

V-SAFE Indicates More Problems

VAERS, the CDC’s vaccine injury reporting system put in place well before the COVID vaccines, has shown increased injuries as well. Many discount VAERS data because it challenges their advocacy of the vaccines. Less referred to is V-SAFE, a CDC program which allowed volunteers to report on vaccination problems directly to the CDC.  Patients registered with V-SAFE during vaccination.   After 10 months of accumulated data, the CDC finally revealed the data results, and they are not so good.  More than 7% of those registered reported problems to the CDC via V-SAFE.  Why did the CDC not report these results sooner? Were they concerned it would discourage vaccinations? Why Did the CDC Conceal V-safe Data? – Children’s Health Defense California Chapter (childrenshealthdefense.org)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on October 3 released new data revealing that 782,900 people reported seeking medical assistance, emergency care and/or hospitalization following the Covid-19 injection. Another 2.5 million people reported having to miss work, school or normal everyday activities because of a health event after receiving a Covid-19 injection. About 10 million people chose to enroll and participate in the V-safe program during the period from December 14, 2020, to July 31, 2022.

Remarkably, the V-SAFE results coincide with a similar finding from a Rasmussen study released recently:


Sixty-eight percent (68%) of adults say they’ve gotten a COVID-19 vaccination, and a majority (56%) of vaccinated adults report no side effects from the vaccine. Thirty-four percent (34%) say they had minor side effects and seven percent (7%) reported major side effects from the vaccine.

Again, connect the dots. Seven percent of V-SAFE patients and another 7% in the Rasmussen poll reported major side effects. This translates to 18 million Americans experiencing major vaccine side effects, many of them probably not even aware of what caused problems.

Another recent study from Denmark found 9.3% individuals with mRNA still in the blood 28 days after vaccination. I wasn’t sure what this meant. Dr. Campbell clarifies around minute 13 in the video below. This is more of the same. More problems from vaccines and possibly more suppression of bad results.


Dr. Campbell tells us researchers can determine the mRNA in the blood was not an after-effect of COVID infection, but is from vaccination instead. He says we need to know how long mRNA stays in the blood because it can create more Spike protein which can lead to serious problems. Our one channel, liberal, pro-government, media simply ignores such studies. They are an inconvenient counter-narrative.

“Why aren’t there more studies”? Dr. Campbell asks. The study highlighted was from Denmark, one of the most transparent of all nations with regard to COVID. Would this study have seen the light of day if published in Canada or the US, Dr. Campbell asks around minute 18. Why has Dr. Campbell, originally a vaccine advocate, and so many other medical officials become so skeptical about what is happening?

Young People Dying

I move from the empirical data showing trends and patterns to the anecdotal. Anecdotal evidence is a risky proposition, but this data is overwhelming.

During the last two years an unusual number of young people have died suddenly or collapse, many of them healthy kids or young adults in athletic events.

I cannot say with any certainty that a COVID vaccine had any impact for any of these deaths; for individual cases, the cause could be anything. I am not implying all these deaths were a result of the COVID vaccines. At the same time there is a dramatic increase of such events during the last two years. We heard of such stories in the past but not with the same frequency we hear them today. What are the possibilities for this new cause and which ones can be eliminated? What does logic lead us to conclude?

Consider this proposition as you read: is the COVID vaccine responsible for a significant number of these problems?

My friend and debating partner offered the following on rising cardiac deaths for the last twenty years.

You link the increased heart attacks with COVID vaccine. You must have seen that there has been an increase in heart attacks in younger people for more than 20 years. It was extremely rare at one time, but now isn’t.  I think it is about a 2% increase year after year. Americans exercise less than in previous generations, they weigh more, and several other factors are more relevant than COVID vaccines.  I’m not saying anything good about COVID vaccines, what I am saying is most of the time the simplest explanation is the better one to explore

He makes a fair point. It is indeed impossible to know definitively the causes of death for each individual unless those impacted or the family of those dying shares information with us. However, who is impacted? Yes, much of our youth is overweight and unhealthy, but why are young athletes impacted?. Perhaps both our points can be true simultaneously?

I was alarmed last Fall and listed a few cases.


Since then, there was an event in December 2022 on Monday Night Football that the whole country witnessed. Many immediately suspected the vaccine for the near death of Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin. Since that event just two months ago, we have seen even more:

A college tennis player in Colorado and a Belgian goalkeeper died.  These are probably related to climate change. 


Goalkeeper dies suddenly after saving penalty (msn.com).

There were more such deaths from Europe in January:

A 20-year-old Footballer From Karditsa Suddenly Dies After Collapsing On The Pitch (greekcitytimes.com)

Tributes to amateur footballer, 20, who died suddenly as loved ones remember ‘amazing’ friend | The US Sun (the-sun.com)

In England, an 18-year rugby star collapsed: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/rugbyleague/article-11626929/Logan-Holgate-dies-suddenly-tributes-pour-England-Salford-Red-Devils-18s-hooker.html

Black and White network has reported on numerous deaths from under 25 for the last two weeks. It seemed like every day there was a new story. Can we blame systemic racism?





A 25-year-old former Detroit Lions NFL player dropped dead in January: https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/former-detroit-lions-linebacker-lemonier-dies-25-2023-01-26/. No cause of death has been released.

An Old Dominion college basketball collapsed during a game: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/college-basketball/article-11621929/Old-Dominion-basketball-player-Imo-Essien-returns-practice-just-FOUR-DAYS-collapsing.html

Another college athlete, an 18-year-old Air Force cadet, died walking to class:



A 19-year-old female swimmer dies from cardiac arrest.


Remember all of these have been since the Monday Night Football incident. I could list more, but I believe the point has been made. The near death of Damar Hamlin on MNF seems like a very long time ago.   Hopefully, the American public has not moved on.

Speaking of Hamlin, he declined to provide a cause of injury when Michael Strahan, a former NFL player himself, asked on national TV.


Why did Hamlin decline to answer? Was there a congenital condition that had gone undetected? Hamlin says no and Strahan implies that this is highly unlikely for such closely monitored athletes. Was Hamlin using illicit drugs? That is possible, but again, players are monitored closely; the team has a large investment in dollars they want to protect.

Did somebody reach him before this interview? Is his future career or future earnings in jeopardy if he answers this question truthfully? What is he hiding?

Hamlin wouldn’t speak to the issue, but the NFL player’s association did.


The NFL Players’ Association is being urged to offer players cardiac screening in light of the growing concern over COVID-19 vaccines causing heart inflammation.

New Zealand

Almost all (98%) COVID-19 deaths in New Zealand occurred in the last 12 months.  New Zealand vax’d up and locked down in 2021. Exceptionally tight restrictions kept death rates low.   With Omicron in 2022, New Zealand’s draconian measures were no longer effective. COVID spread wildly in New Zealand while it was receding elsewhere around the world.   

  • 3/2020 – 2/2022:    68 deaths. 
  • 3/2021 – 2/2023:  3800 deaths.

Virtually all COVID deaths came after 82% of New Zealanders were vaccinated. 

New Zealand became a proving ground for the vaccines in 2022.  How did the vaccines perform?

The chart below shows the number of deaths from: unvax’d, fully vax’d, and fully vax’d + boosted:

  • In every single month from March 2022 to January 2023, the death rate for boosted individuals stands above the other two, significantly above in most months. 
  • When the totals for the boosted and fully vax’d lines are combined, it becomes painfully obvious that the unvax’d, 18% in New Zealand, account for far fewer deaths than their counterparts who were fully vax’d or boosted.

Our government told us in 2021 and again 2022 that this is a disease affecting only the unvax’d; the talking point was: 99% of the deaths were the unvax’d.  This is not true in New Zealand.  The number unvax’d is around 18% and the number of unvax’d dying is about the same. This means the benefit of the vaccines are nil or marginal at best. Why is the talking point still repeated? With the accompanying risk, what’s the point of vaccinating?

This analysis should be done for other countries, but the data is not being freely shared, so we look to New Zealand for answers.

More info here: New Zealand government data shows that the COVID vaccines make you MORE likely to die from COVID (not less) – The Burning Platform. One channel media is, of course, ignoring this.

More Anecdotes

Congresswoman Nancy Mace revealed in a hearing serious problems she attributes to the vaccine: Rep. Nancy Mace details own health complications from COVID-19 vaccine during Twitter hearing – Washington Times

Mark Levin, a big name in media, believes his recent health problems are related to vaccination.


An MSNBC host, a 44-year old healthy woman (a long distance jogger) experienced some frightening health problems for all of January.  She thought she was dying, had two lengthy hospital stays, had pericarditis and then myocarditis, and she blames it all on a cold virus. She works for MSNBC, so, of course, she is fully vax’d. She interviews her doctor who says a cold virus affected her heart.  She asks on air: why are these incidents happening so often lately?   He says nothing about vaccines. This is the point, however.

Yasmin Vossoughian opens up about health scare | Watch (msn.com)

The princess of Thailand, in her early forties died recently. Some say her illness came on after being boosted a second time; the official line is different:


Please stay informed.  Excess deaths in the U.S. and around the world should be highlighted throughout media and by political leaders; too many avoid this topic altogether.  Ask yourself why and then push for more transparency.

Dave About me: https://seek-the-truth.com/about/

More on COVID: https://seek-the-truth.com/category/covid/

Steve Deace interviewed Dr. Robert Malone, mRNA inventor on 2/23. The interview is in the second half hour of the show, around minute 32. steve-deace-malone-interview

Dr. Drew also has numerous videos recently on problems with the COVID jabs. I add these hear for your reference:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djCmycRtfUE (Pfizer misled parents on mRNA  vaccines)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HO2nyxCFiGg (Naomi Wolf – Concerning impacts of mRNA on women’s reproduction)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HO2nyxCFiGg (Senator Ron Johnson – CDC is hiding vaccine injury data)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxKO2XkkoGg (Dr. Ryan Cole – foot long blood clots, analyzing mRNA data)

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