A November 2020 email thread obtained by the Watchman shows that Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink admitted, just weeks before the rollout of the experimental Covid jabs, that she did not have enough data to be able to weigh in, one way or another, as to their safety.

On Nov. 15, 2020, Zink received an email from a concerned Alaska who expressed reservation about the fact that mRNA shots are experimental, and that Pfizer had been involved in dangerous experimental vaccination activities in the past.

Specifically mentioned was the fact that Pfizer had engaged in deadly meningitis vaccine experiments in Third World Countries which led to the death and permanent disabilities of many children.

“They are rushing this vaccine to be the ‘first’ to avoid going through necessary trials and tests,” an email from long-time Alaskan Pamela Samash warned Zink. “If I had any say over this situation, I would wait and have my own testing and surveys done before ever introducing this vaccine into the community.”

Samash did not deny that Covid was serious, but suggested Zink recommend other remedies to treat the virus other than the Pfizer jab.

“For the record, I do not believe any of these shots are safe at all,” Samash warned Zink. “Are you aware of the Prep Act protecting the vaccine companies from vaccine injury from Covid shots?”

The email ends on a respectful note, acknowledging that Zink has a “heavy burden.”

“I hope that you understand I’m not attacking you or condemning you,” Samash relayed. “I’m simply disagreeing with you on one issue.”

Samash concluded: “Hey, who knows, maybe I’m the one who’s totally wrong and the magic Pfizer shot will actually save the day, and none will have side effects and we’ll all be hugging and sharing space again by Christmas. Will that be from the shot or herd immunity????”

Later that evening, Zink responded.

“I’m always open to the possibility of being wrong, and at this time we just don’t have the safety data or enough data for me to weigh in one way or the other, but I continue to be optimistic and hopeful about the power of community, creative thinking, in a shared sense of purpose in humanity,” Zink wrote. “I hope we have more data soon.”

Three days later, however, on Nov. 18, Zink published a post on her Facebook page in which she teased the pending rollout of the Covid jabs, stating, “vaccines are coming, but until we get there, let’s all take care of ourselves today.”

Four days after that Facebook post, Zink sent another email to Samash, noting that one of the things she is “grateful for in my time in college and medical school was learning to read primary literature skeptically – so I don’t have to trust a ‘source’ but can look at the primary data.”

Zink then acknowledged that she did have questions about the Covid shot.

“The reality is there will be many more unknowns than knows, but that is the beauty of life, and doing the best we can, taking on step at a time and be humble enough to know we may be wrong,” she wrote, “but never stop asking hard questions and doing the best we can with the goal of the health and wellbeing of Alaskans.”

The next day, Nov. 23, Zink took to social media, once more, to extoll the virtues of the experimental shot.

“Vaccines feel like the sun, soon, slowly, the days will start to get longer, and the vaccine will start to be distributed. At first, we may not notice it, but in spring, we will be moving quickly and by the summer, the world will look different,” Zink posted to her Facebook account.

She said she was “excited to listen to the ACIP (Advisory Committee on immunization Practices) meeting today, and for the team to be working on final plans for vaccine distribution in the state. COVID-19 vaccines look like they may be in Alaska in very limited quantities within weeks.”

Zink echoed the Advisory Committees assertion that no safety steps had been skipped in developing the shot.

Exactly three weeks later, on Dec. 14, 2020, the first Covid shots arrived in Alaska and Zink used her position as chief medical officer to begin aggressively pushing the jabs through radio, television, social media and online platforms. Approximately 70% of the state has now submitted to the jab.

Since the jabs were rolled out, the CDC’s Vaccine Adverse Effects Recording System has recorded a total of 2,504 adverse reactions from Alaskans following reception of a Covid shot. This includes 35 Alaskans who have died. Nationwide, there have been nearly 1.5 million reports of adverse reactions following COVID shots, with nearly 32,000 reported deaths.

Reports from Alaska and across national are likely much higher than what appears on VAERS, which captures only 1% of total instances, according to a 2012 study by Harvard. Even so, no other vaccine in the history of VAERS reporting has ever recorded more adverse side effects or deaths than the Covid shots.

“Underreporting’ is one of the main limitations of passive surveillance systems, including VAERS,” the VAERS website notes, adding that the system “receives reports for only a small fraction of actual adverse events.”

To this day, Zink continues to enthusiastically implore Alaskans to get Covid shots and subsequent boosters.

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Weeks before Alaska’s Covid jab rollout, Dr. Zink admitted ‘we just don’t have the safety data’

Joel Davidson
Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 24 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.


  • E5 PROD says:

    She evil … and now working in DC.

  • Friend of Humanity says:

    Dr. Zink is going to fit perfectly in an orange jumpsuit!

  • Neil DeWitt says:

    Dr. Zink hates misinformation but is the top dog putting it out to the public.

  • North to Alaska says:

    Nuremberg Trials 2.0

  • Steve says:

    Another one the evil one’s soldiers.

  • Whidbey Thedog says:

    What a strange, strange approach to life. You put all of your faith in a God, whose existence cannot be proven, yet you defy science and scientific fact that can be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. Someday, there will be an even deadlier pandemic, where its lethality cannot be questioned. Then we will see if the Conservative vaccine deniers persist in their anti-vaccine beliefs. Life must be so hard when you trust no one but yourselves, and see conspiracy lurking in every shadow.

    • Tired of the honkey says:

      Chill with the vaccine denier rhetoric. Those who chose not to take the shot and argued against the shot did so for the very reason that this article mentioned. There was no proof it was effective, no proof that there were minimal or no side effects, no proof at all that it was even the best direction to go. We were told it would end everything, told it was harmless, told it was safe for all ages and told we were “vaccine deniers” if we disagreed. In saying the shot wasn’t safe, Science wasn’t being defied, it was being followed! Never in history has something been pushed this hard and this fast with no thorough testing. No, us “vaccine deniers” were just playing it smart and safe.

      • Lobo says:

        Hey.. Look at the “user name”.. The dog thinks it’s fine to take snarky jabs at Christians, and seems to over look the fact that countless people have developed blood clots, had strokes, had heart attacks, and from the honest coroners, it is directly linked to the jabs that were used without any solid basis for administering them.. Look at all of the young people who suddenly dropped dead on the courts, Golf Courses, and football fields.. They were said to be healthy, and no prior indicators.. One thing is for sure.. The records show that the vaccinated test positive over, and over again.. The non-vaccinated usually test positive once, and their natural immunity develops. I refused the jab, and only tested positive once.. Tested negative every time afterwards.. If the “Dog” chooses to take the jab.. that’s the “Dog’s” business.. It isn’t the “Dogs” business to judge others based upon their reasons of refusal..

      • DoneWithIt says:

        1) it’s not a vaccine
        2) it’s experimental gene therapy, never deployed on humans before
        3) more people have died from this experimental gene therapy than all vaccines combined
        4) they said it would stop transmission – it didn’t
        5) they said you wouldn’t get the Chinese flu if you took the experimental gene therapy- they lied
        6) this is the gravest threat to the sovereignty of free people’s bodies in the history of humankind – and the whidbeys of the world are cheering this on
        7) demonic…
        8) or just plain dumb.

    • Michael Hughes says:

      The Modern “vaccine” killed my mother. I pray that you don’t ever have to deal with the kind of pain my family and I do, especially when it is compounded by insensitive, and scientifically incorrect, views of people like you.

      • Friend of Humanity says:

        Sorry about your mother Michael. I agree with you. So far, in 2022 I have had a cousin and a neice that passed away that got these jabs. Whidbey, kennel up!

  • Elizabeth Henry says:

    The reporting numbers are low as many people who had adverse effects did not report. I reported initially but then got too busy to follow up with my symptoms that lingered for over a couple months. The process to report does take time. Also I don’t know a single vaccinated person who still did not get covid. I’m sure they are out there but are there any accurate numbers? I still contracted the virus and then had side effects from covid as well that I am still dealing with! I just can’t win. . Did the vaccine really lessen my symptoms? My symptoms were no less than those of my unvaccinated friends and I ended up with heart problems that they did not. It is my opinion many of the decision makers in our medical community are being reckless.

    • James says:

      I know several vaccinated people who have caught COVID multiple times. I don’t know any unvaccinated people who have had it more than once.

      • Lobo says:

        I did not take the “jab”, and tested positive one time.. Did not know I had the infection until the swab results.. Tested negative ever time afterwards.

  • Steve P Peterson says:

    And yet she pushed the jab, all the while with Dunleavy’s complete support, approval and commendation.

    • Friend of Humanity says:

      Shame on Dunleavy for allowing Dr. Zink to continue in her position at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center and for having her as the go-to CDC person. She has affected so many lives in Alaska. For decades, Alaska Natives and Native Alaskans have been affected by illnesses brought into their communities, now the big event with the kill shots. Prayers that justice is served for every person killed and injured by the toxic jabs. Prayers for every family that has suffered losses and/or are taking care of people injured by the jabs.

  • JH says:

    Her wistful, emotional, starry eyed naivete is disturbing.

  • Johnny says:

    Friends and family died because of this, many more will die. Those of you who still support the narrative, this isn’t a pandemic – wake up! The vaccines are intentionally loaded with heavy metals, a toxic stew that is causing blood to clot, sudden death and debilitating injuries, pull your head out of the sand.

  • gary ohmer says:

    chlorine dioxide will cure covid incredibly fast but big pharma and the govt bane it, no profit

  • AK Pilot says:

    I realize Dunleavy doesn’t have much of a spine, but now that he doesn’t need to worry about reelection he needs to fire Zink. There must be accountability.

  • DaveMaxwell says:

    Dunleavy is directly guilty
    Blood on his hands

  • micah6v8 says:

    Dr. Zink is beyond complicit. She is an active agent for medical tyranny. She has cast aside “first do no harm” and the admonishment of her profession in the 1947 Nuremberg Code. I remember “Never forget”. She has forgotten. May God have mercy on her soul for all the pain and suffering she has caused.

  • Doug glenn says:

    Zink is rotten to the core. If she actually took the jab ??? She will shortly be joining the masses who have had strokes, heart attacks, cancer , leukemia, blood clots , vertigo, and the list goes on an on. Never in my 57 years on earth have I had so many friends and acquaintances go down in such a short period.

    Another bizarre part of this jab is the group that pushed it the hardest
    Lib dems. My body my choice. Pro abortion. What exactly happened here…?..? It defies logic. The group of free love less government has become the group of government handouts and likes the government bossing them around. Are we in the twilight zone. ..?.?

  • Doug glenn says:

    Annie Zink. You are complicit in this scam. Hell has a special place for you.