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Florida Gov. DeSantis creates public health committee, seeks grand jury to investigate COVID-19 vaccines 

The governor plans to investigate the “crimes and wrongdoings against Floridians” related to the COVID-19 vaccine

December 14, 2022 6:44pm

Updated: December 14, 2022 7:35pm

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Tuesday created a Public Health Integrity Committee and is seeking a grand jury to investigate the effects of COVID-19 vaccines. 

The Public Health Integrity Committee plans to counter the guidelines specified by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which DeSantis claims are not serving a useful function; it’s serving to advance narratives rather than do evidence-based medicine.” 

“The Committee will be overseen by the Surgeon General to assess federal public health recommendations and guidance to ensure that Florida’s public health policies are tailored for Florida’s communities and priorities,” said a press release from the governor’s office. 

The committee will be made up of a panel of expert researchers who will review and assess federal decisions, recommendations, and guidance related to public health and health care. 

Additionally, the governor filed a petition with the Florida Supreme Court for a Statewide Grand Jury to investigate the “crimes and wrongdoings against Floridians” related to the COVID-19 vaccine. 

“The COVID-19 vaccines produced by Pfizer and Moderna have received FDA approval for pediatric and adult patients and continue to be marketed as safe and effective, even though the vaccines do not prevent transmission and adverse events have been minimized and disregarded by the Biden Administration and Big Pharma,” the statement continued. 

Additionally, the governor plans to conduct an investigation into the sudden deaths of individuals that received the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida. For the investigation, the state will collaborate with the University of Florida to review and compare autopsy results with those of other countries. 

Tuesday’s announcements came after DeSantis led a roundtable focused on vaccines with Florida governor’s surgeon general Dr. Joseph Ladapo.