The Florida Supreme Court approved Thursday Gov. Ron DeSantis’ request to appoint a grand jury to investigate COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers for potential wrongdoing.
In DeSantis’ petition to establish a grand jury, he noted that a Florida Department of Health analysis “found an increased relative incidence of heart-related deaths in men aged 18 to 39 within 28 days after mRNA vaccination. I did,” he claimed.
Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are two manufacturers of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines.
“A statewide grand jury investigates crimes, remands indictments, makes statements, and otherwise investigates crimes, remands indictments, makes statements, and otherwise has jurisdiction over the entire state of Florida. , shall be promptly disposed of for a term of twelve calendar months from the date of disposition by a grand jury with respect to the crimes described herein,” the court order read.
Tampa-based judge Ronald Ficarotta was appointed by the court to preside over a statewide grand jury.
DeSantis is affiliated with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna and their executives and other medical associations or organizations involved in the deployment of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Sunshine State (vaccine design, development, testing, marketing, labeling, distribution, Sell, buy, donate, operate.
“It’s illegal in Florida to mislead or misrepresent, especially when talking about drug efficacy.
“We can get the data whether they want to provide it or not,” added DeSantis.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledges that myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) and pericarditis (inflammation of the outer layer of the heart) have been documented after vaccination, but maintains that these cases are rare. increase.
DeSantis was re-elected as Florida governor last month in a landslide victory and is widely expected to start his 2024 White House candidacy.