World Health Organisation and Belfast Telegraph rapped by NI pro-life group over abortion disinformation

Northern Ireland’s leading pro-life group Precious Life has said misinformation from the World Health Organisation is putting unborn babies’ lives at risk. Precious Life issued the statement in response to a front page story on the Belfast Telegraph (16 Feb 21) - "NI pro-life group rapped by World Health Organisation over its Covid-19 vaccine disinformation"

Director of Precious Life Bernadette Smyth said, “The World Health Organisation is one of the largest promoters of abortion in the world. At the beginning of this COVID-19 pandemic the WHO made the false claim that killing babies by abortion was an ‘essential service’. Yet this is the same organisation that claim our leaflet puts lives at risk."

Precious Life has produced a leaflet exposing the horrific reality that cells lines from aborted babies were used in the testing and development of COVID-19 vaccines.

Bernadette Smyth explained, “Our leaflet correctly quotes from Government guidelines which stated the vaccines should not be given to pregnant women or those who are breastfeeding, and women should wait at least two months after a second dose before trying to get pregnant. The guidelines also stated the Government did not know whether the vaccine has an impact on fertility."

The Precious Life leaflet uses information directly from Government Guidelines - REG 174 INFORMATION FOR UK HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS which was available on the Governments website in December 2020. Sections 4 and 5 of the Guidelines stated:




As with any vaccine, vaccination with COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 may not protect all vaccine recipients.

4.5 Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction

No interaction studies have been performed.

4.6 Fertility, pregnancy and lactation


There are no or limited amount of data from the use of COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2. Animal reproductive toxicity studies have not been completed. COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 is not recommended during pregnancy.

For women of childbearing age, pregnancy should be excluded before vaccination. In addition, women of childbearing age should be advised to avoid pregnancy for at least 2 months after their second dose.


It is unknown whether COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 is excreted in human milk. A risk to the newborns/infants cannot be excluded. COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 should not be used during breast-feeding.


It is unknown whether COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 has an impact on fertility.



Efficacy against COVID-19 disease

At the time of the analysis of Study 2, information presented is based on participants 16 years and older.


“The government has now deleted this information from its website. Their latest guidelines only state that studies on rats do not indicate direct or indirect harmful effects to pregnancy, foetal development, or infertility. The government still admit there is limited experience with use of the vaccine in pregnant women, and say pregnant women should only be considered for vaccination when the potential benefits outweigh any potential risks for the mother and unborn baby. In their guidance for breast-feeding they say they still do not know whether the vaccine is excreted in human milk," explained Bernadette Smyth. 

“And in January, the World Health Organisation also warned pregnant women not to take the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. In their statement issued on 26 January, the organisation said 'WHO does not recommend the vaccination of pregnant women.'

"On 29th January, the WHO deleted this from their website.

“The current leaflet from the Northern Ireland Department of Health and HSC - A guide to COVID-19 vaccination - All women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding -  also states: 'The vaccines have not yet been tested in pregnancy, so until more information is available, those who are pregnant should not routinely have this vaccine.'"

"Both the UK Government and WHO also admit 'We do not know whether the vaccine will prevent infection and protect against onward transmission.'

"The WHO, UK Government, NI Health Minister Robin Swann, and Belfast Telegraph are all hypocrites for preaching 'SAVE LIVES' yet ignore the fact that 1091 babies have been killed by abortion in Northern Ireland since March 2020."

Bernadette Smyth concluded, "All the information in our leaflets is backed up with evidence.  The Belfast Telegraph issued this front page report in an attempt to discredit Precious Life. But they have actually done the people of Northern Ireland a service by publicising our leaflet and highlighting the concerns raised. Since the Belfast Telegraph published the story this morning, we have been inundated with phone calls from people requesting our leaflet. People can also read our leaflet on the Precious Life website. They can also use a search engine like DuckDuckGo rather than Google to get unbiased information. We encourage people to do their own independent research rather than rely on fake news from the Belfast Telegraph."


View the leaflet "rapped" by the World Health Organisation here...

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