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Geert Vanden Bossche 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
Geert Vanden Bossche is an independent virologist and vaccine expert.
He has previously been employed by the likes of GAVI and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
With his open letter being circulated on the internet, some are curious to know more about him.
Vanden Bossche studied at Ghent University for his M.D. in Veterinary Medicine from 1980 to 1983.
He then obtained his Postdoctoral training in Equine Medicine and Surgery at the Free University of Berlin (1984-1987).
From 1990, Vanden Bossche underwent a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Virology at James A. Baker Institute for Animal Health, Cornell University in New York.
He was board certified in Veterinary Virology in 1990.
Two years later he was Board certified in Veterinary Microbiology and Animal Hygiene.
Some of the other universities where Geert Vanden Bossche has worked as an academic include the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, the REGA Institute, KU Leuven in Belgium.
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On 6 March 2021, Geert Vanden Bossche shared his open letter to the World Health Organisation (WHO) to Twitter.
He states: “In this agonizing letter I put all of my reputation and credibility at stake.”
You can read the full open letter and follow-up statement on https://twitter.com/GVDBossche/status/1368232172872732675
Geert Vanden Bossche DVM PhD has sounded an alarm to the WHO and others that the global mass covid vaccination program may drive an ever greater number of mutations of SARS-CoV-2 leading to ‘immune escape’ and escalating deaths and illness
Dr Vanden Bossche is convinced we are currently witnessing the calm before the storm – suggesting that the next wave will be much more dramatic than the last two
Dr Vanden Bossche is promoting an emerging NK cell-based vaccination technology, with which he has a 10-year research background, in place of the novel antigen-based vaccines that are being rolled out globally
Geert Vanden Bossche received his DVM from the University of Ghent, Belgium, and his PhD degree in Virology from the University of Hohenheim, Germany.
He held adjunct faculty appointments at universities in Belgium and Germany.
After his career in Academia, Geert joined several vaccine companies (GSK Biologicals, Novartis Vaccines, Solvay Biologicals) to serve various roles in vaccine R&D as well as in late vaccine development.
Geert then moved on to join the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Health Discovery team in Seattle (USA) as Senior Program Officer; he then worked with the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) in Geneva as Senior Ebola Program Manager.
At GAVI he tracked efforts to develop an Ebola vaccine.
He also represented GAVI in fora with other partners, including WHO, to review progress on the fight against Ebola and to build plans for global pandemic preparedness.
Back in 2015, Geert scrutinized and questioned the safety of the Ebola vaccine that was used in ring vaccination trials conducted by WHO in Guinea.
His critical scientific analysis and report on the data published by WHO in the Lancet in 2015 was sent to all international health and regulatory authorities involved in the Ebola vaccination program.
After working for GAVI, Geert joined the German Center for Infection Research in Cologne as Head of the Vaccine Development Office.
He is at present primarily serving as a Biotech/ Vaccine consultant while also conducting his own research on Natural Killer cell-based vaccines.