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VANCOUVER, BC (LifeSiteNews) – A Canadian professor of medicine has raised concerns over his government’s drive to use COVID-19 jabs on the young, citing reports they cause heart inflammation.  

According to an August 19 article in the Western Standard, Dr. Steven Pelech asked, “Why would you want to submit people who are unlikely to be negatively affected by the virus itself with vaccines that have now been proven, in scientific literature, to be associated with health risks?”  

Contrary to what a number of people have said, there is no such thing as ‘mild myocarditis’.” 

Pelech works in the Division of Neurology in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver. He is a tenured professor at UBC and has been on faculty at the university since 1988. Pelech also serves as chair for Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee at the Canadian Covid Care Alliance. He is the president and chief scientific officer at Kinexus Bioinformatics Corporation 

Health authorities in British Columbia have rolled out so-called ‘Vax Vans,’ which have been travelling around the province since July giving COVID-19 injections to kids over the age of 12 without parental consent.   

The province claims they are allowed to do this under what it calls “mature minor consent.” 

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The parents of Alta Fixsler are pleading with the British courts not to remove life support from their brain-damaged daughter, so that they can transport her to a hospital in Israel or the U.S.

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Late last month, High Court Justice Mr. Alistair McDonald insanely ruled that it is in Alta's "best interests" to have her life support stopped, and that Manchester University NHS could begin the process of removing her life support.

But, Mr. and Mrs. Fixsler, who are are Orthodox Jews living according to Hebrew law, strenuously objected to the hospital depriving Alta of life support and she was given a reprieve, but we don't know how long that will last.

In fact, just yesterday, a British Court of Appeal declined to render judgement in this case, giving more hope that little Alta might be able to leave the UK and be treated in another country.

And, both American and Israeli lawmakers have spoken up against the planned passive euthanasia death of Alta, with a host of U.S. Senators, as well as the Israeli Health Minister and President, petitioning different British officials to stop the process of causing Alta's death.

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The story of a brain-damaged child in England in danger of a passive euthanasia opposed by both his or her parents and officials overseas is now a distressingly familiar one.

In the 2017 case of Charlie Gard, Pope Francis, President Donald Trump, and 37 European MPs sided with the infant’s parents against the British courts that agreed to allow the NHS to withdraw his life support. Almost one-year-old Charlie died 12 minutes after he was removed from a ventilator.

In 2018, Tom Evans, the Catholic father of Alfie Evans, appealed to Pope Francis on behalf of his almost two-year-old son, and the pontiff did indeed ask for prayers for the youngster. Both Polish and Italian hospitals were willing to treat the brain-injured boy, but the British courts refused to release him. Alfie died four days after he was removed from a ventilator.

In 2019, Tafida Raqeeb, then five years old, made headlines when her Muslim parents fought the Barts Health NHS Trust’s request to stop treating the brain-damaged girl. Once again, an Italian hospital offered to treat the sick child, and in this case the judge – Mr Justice Alistair MacDonald – ruled that the child could be allowed to live and taken to Italy for treatment.

And, in 2021, six-year-old Pippa Knight was not permitted to live despite the wishes of her widowed mother Paula. Pippa died in May after doctors removed her life support.

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Pelech said that it is a clear “violation of human rights if these vaccinations become mandatory.” 

“The law is quite explicit about this, and I’m surprised that the BC human rights commissioner has not been more vocal,” the professor said. 

Pelech also remarked that what is happening now in Canada, where both the federal and many provincial governments are implementing COVID-19 jab mandates, is a “defining moment in society” and is “testing” consciences.   

“Do you go with the flow even though you know it’s not right? When you do that, when you acquiesce to injustice, you are participating in that process. You are letting it happen,” Pelech stated.  

Myocarditis, which is inflammation in the heart, is a potential side effect of COVID-19 jabs, particularly in young boys. Pelech noted that when the heart cells die from myocarditis “they are not replaced in your body and are instead replaced by scar-tissue, which is from fibroblasts.” 

“The remaining muscle cells have to get a little bigger in order to compensate. Every time you get an inflammatory response, you lose more of that contractility and have a greater chance of heart attack and other problems later in life,” Pelech explained.

The medical expert said that “chances of dying from COVID is about .003% for people under the age of 24 in Canada.” 

“You have to look at what the actual risk of COVID-19 is,”  Pelech continued, saying that for those under 19, the chances of injury from the “vaccine is about four to five times higher than getting infected with SARS-CoV-2 itself.”  

Pelech also said the fear regarding the Delta variant is “misinformation.”    

“It is clear that this virus is much less dangerous than the Alpha variant, which was the predominant variant in the BC population up until a few weeks ago. Now about 95% of the cases in BC are Delta,” he stated in the same Western Standard report.  

Pelech is not the only British Columbia doctor who has raised questions regarding COVID-19 jabs. 

Dr. Charles Hoffe, a family practitioner from British Columbia, recently stated that he has seen blood clotting in the majority of his patients who have had COVID-19 jabs. He also expressed a “grim” outlook that the worst is “yet to come” because of potential “permanent” damage caused by the injections.   

Contradicting the COVID-19 mainstream narrative has led to Hoffe being punished. In April, he was suspended from his hospital duties by his local health authority because he raised concerns about the side effects he observed in some patients who had received the Moderna COVID-19 jab.  

Health Canada has authorized four COVID-19 injections for adults, all with connections to cells derived from aborted babies. All four have also been associated with severe side effects such as blood clots, rashes, miscarriages, and even heart attacks in young healthy men. For kids aged 12 and up, the only approved jab in Canada is the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. 

Pfizer lately added a warning to its COVID-19 jab fact sheet concerning myocarditis and pericarditis.  

Recently, LifeSiteNews reported on America’s Frontline Doctors statement regarding COVID-19 jabs and kids. 

Canada’s COVID-19 data shows there have been a total of 12,006 people who have reported adverse reactions after getting jabbed.  

 In June the Canadian government launched the nation’s first-ever program designed to financially compensate those who have suffered adverse side effects from any type of vaccine, the Vaccine Injury Support Program (VISP) 

This new program appeared after a 2020 announcement that vaccine makers would be shielded from liability regarding COVID-19 jab-related injuries.  

LifeSiteNews has produced an extensive COVID-19 vaccines resources page. View it here.