Flu is not the biggest danger ...... It's the vaccine

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Seasonal Flu Vaccines Increase Risk of Pandemic H1N1 Flu, Stunned Scientists Discover


Thursday, 08 April 2010 07:35



'I remember the H1N1 "swine flu" season of 2009 very well. People were rushing out to get vaccinated, scared half to death by the mainstream media which was pushing false reports that the swine flu would kill tens of millions of people and that only a vaccine could save you. The CDC and health authorities were pushing a double-barreled vaccine strategy that demanded people get both a seasonal flu shot as well as an H1N1 pandemic flu shot. Those who questioned the sensibility of vaccines for fighting the flu were attacked as "baby killers" for not kow-towing to the vaccine mythology that drives Big Pharma's profits to record profits nearly every flu season.
Fast forward six months (or so) and now we have a new scientific paper published in one of the few remaining honest, independent medical journals out there: BLoS Medicine. The title of this study? Check it out.'
Read more: Seasonal Flu Vaccines Increase Risk of Pandemic H1N1 Flu, Stunned Scientists Discover
 

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But my Prime Mimicster and the entirety of our parliamentarian gentility insured us of the dire necessity to keep up our shots. Are yoo implying that these great illustrious personages in the nations cream capital have not the best interests of living surviving tax payers foremost on their busy minds? The vaccine programes have been a marvelous example of preventative medicine, just not against disease.
 

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But my Prime Mimicster and the entirety of our parliamentarian gentility insured us of the dire necessity to keep up our shots. Are yoo implying that these great illustrious personages in the nations cream capital have not the best interests of living surviving tax payers foremost on their busy minds? The vaccine programes have been a marvelous example of preventative medicine, just not against disease.

"Prime Mimicster" LOL.

The problem is that you placed your trust in a politician... ;-)
 

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You seem once again to be missing the point, not to worry dear, I will sharpen the bleeding stick for you.:smile:
I got the point a long time ago. Panicky foilers like you and stretch don't like big companies and will froth on against them for your whole lives.
 

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Seasonal Flu Vaccines Increase Risk of Pandemic H1N1 Flu, Stunned Scientists Discover


Thursday, 08 April 2010 07:35


'I remember the H1N1 "swine flu" season of 2009 very well. People were rushing out to get vaccinated, scared half to death by the mainstream media which was pushing reports that the swine flu could kill tens of millions of people. The CDC and some other health authorities were advising some groups of people to get both a seasonal flu shot as well as an H1N1 pandemic flu shot. Those who questioned the sensibility of vaccines for fighting the flu were told that the risks associated with the shot were low.

Fixed it for him. As for the paper in PLoS?

The author would do well to actually read the paper he cites:
The putative association between seasonal vaccination and 2009 pH1N1 illness remains an open question, given the conflicting evidence from available research.
 

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Indian Cervical Cancer Vaccine Programme Suspended After Four Girls Die


Friday, 09 April 2010 07:02



'The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has told Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat to immediately suspend the cervical cancer control vaccination programme for girls. The programme is part of a two-year study to look into the utility of a vaccine in public health programmes and acceptability of Gardasil, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine made by Merck. Gardasil, available in chemist shops across the country, is marketed in India by MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd.
The programme was marred by controversy after four deaths and complications among 120 girls were reported after vaccination. The girls complained of stomach disorders, epilepsy, headaches and early menarche. Women activists fear the vaccine may impact the mental health of girls who have shown no signs of distress so far.'
Read more: Indian Cervical Cancer Vaccine Programme Suspended After Four Girls Die
 

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The Link between Mercury and infertility is well known





Do WA parents know that their
children were part of a vaccine study?
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The Australian Vaccination Network (AVN), Australia's national vaccination and health safety watchdog, would like to ask if the parents of Western Australia whose children were vaccinated against seasonal flu - with such devastating effect - are aware that their children were part of a study funded by the vaccine manufacturers CSL Pty Ltd and Sanofi Pasteur? (1a,1b)

This study, run via the Telethon Institute and initiated in 2008 at a cost of $1.2 million, was put together to pre-emptively determine if flu vaccines were effective in children.

"One has to wonder about the ethics involved when children are offered a new vaccine which has never been used in this age group before as part of a study funded by the vaccine's manufacturers and parents aren't even told. Especially when the State Government has pushed so hard to get parents to agree to this vaccine - even sending personal letters out to families with children in this age range using information from the Medicare database." says Meryl Dorey, media spokesperson for the AVN.

Unanswered questions:

Yesterday, the AVN submitted a series of questions to West Australia's Health Minister and Shadow Health Minister. Though the Shadow Minister has responded to say that he has submitted our questions to the Department of Health, we have not received any response from the Minister's office. Below are the questions we feel need to be answered.

1- Is the AH1N1 portion of these vaccines recycled from the unused doses of last year's swine flu shots? If so, considering that those shots are now at or past their use-by date, could this be the cause of the current problem?

2- Is this vaccine being administered from multi-dose or single dose vials? If we are using multi-dose vials, why was that decision made since the risk of cross-infection and also the risk from the mercury-based preservative, thiomersal, are unnecessary in a non-emergency situation?

3- Is the vaccine used in WA the same vaccine being used across Australia and if so, are these sorts of reactions being reported in other locations?

4- Were all of these vaccines administered in a particular clinic setting or were they distributed across WA?

5- Can the government release the Lot and Batch numbers of the vaccines associated with this cluster of reactions so that others can be made aware that it might be a hot lot?

6- Has there been a higher-than normal rate of reactions reported in adults and adolescents who are receiving seasonal flu vaccines this year?

7- Did the 45 children who reacted to these shots over the last couple of days receive any other vaccines at the same time as their seasonal flu shots?

8- Is the West Australian government aware of the published results of a recent 40-year retrospective study conducted by the Cochrane Collaboration into the effectiveness of influenza vaccines in children? The results are displayed in the following graphs:


Dr Thomas Jefferson who is a worldwide expert on influenza vaccines and who worked on this retrospective study, reported in the British Medical Journal that, "In children under 2 years inactivated vaccines had the same field efficacy as placebo,8 and in healthy people under 65 vaccination did not affect hospital stay, time off work, or death from influenza and its complications." (2)

"While there may be hundreds and even thousands of children and adults who have already reacted to this year's seasonal flu vaccine (The Perth Now (3) forum has had almost 300 comments posted regarding this issue - the majority of those from people whose children have had reactions), it is essential that the government immediately put together a task-force to investigate how the decision was made to use this vaccine, what independent research was available to show that it was either safe or effective and what role - if any - the vaccine manufacturers played in introducing this vaccine to the childhood schedule." Ms Dorey stated.

1. a) Government of Western Australia, Department of Health, Media Release 15th February 2008,
Free vaccines to help fight child influenza.
b) Government of Western Australia, Director of the Department of Health, 2008, Dr. Paul Van Buynder.
(2) BMJ 2006;333:912-915 (28 October), doi:10.1136/bmj.38995.531701.80
(3)
http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/was-free-influenza-vaccination-program-has-been-suspended-for-children-under-five/story-e6frg12c-1225857140885





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Do NOT Let Your Child Get Flu Vaccine

-- 9 Reasons Why

Posted by Dr. Mercola | October 06 2009 | 553,056 views

This year it is more important that you protect your children and loved ones from the flu vaccines than influenza itself.

In his article published on LewRockwell.com, Bill Sardi details 18 reasons why you should not vaccinate your children against the flu this season. Here are nine of them:
1.The swine flu is simply another flu. It is not unusually deadly.
2.This is the first time both seasonal and pandemic flu vaccines will be administered. Both seasonal flu and swine flu vaccines will require two inoculations. This is because single inoculations have failed to produce sufficient antibodies. This is an admission that prior flu vaccines were virtually useless. Can you trust them this time?
3.Adjuvants are added to vaccines to boost production of antibodies but may trigger autoimmune reactions. Some adjuvants are mercury (thimerosal), aluminum and squalene. Why would you sign a consent form for your children to be injected with mercury, which is even more brain-toxic than lead?
4.This is the first year mock vaccines have been used to gain FDA approval. The vaccines that have been tested are not the same vaccines your children will be given.
5.Over-vaccination is a common practice now in America. American children are subjected to 29 vaccines by the age of two. Meanwhile, veterinarians have backed off of repeat vaccination in dogs because of observed side effects.
6.Modern medicine has no explanation for autism, despite its continued rise in prevalence. Yet autism is not reported among Amish children who go unvaccinated.
7.Researchers are warning that over-use of the flu vaccine and anti-flu drugs like Tamiflu and Relenza can apply genetic pressure on flu viruses and then they are more likely to mutate into a more deadly strain.​



8.Most seasonal influenza A (H1N1) virus strains tested from the United States and other countries are now resistant to Tamiflu (oseltamivir). Tamiflu has become a nearly worthless drug against seasonal flu.
  1. Public health officials are irresponsible in their omission of any ways to strengthen immunity against the flu. No options outside of problematic vaccines and anti-flu drugs are offered, despite the fact there is strong evidence that vitamins C and D activate the immune system and the trace mineral selenium prevents the worst form of the disease.
For even more reasons -- 18 in all -- please review the full article on LewRockwell.com.
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Dr. Mercola's Comments:






According to a recent New York Times article, more than three million doses of swine flu vaccine will be available in the U.S. by this week. I just returned from the 4th International Vaccine Conference with NVIC in Washington D.C. this past weekend and many people there told me that they were already administering the vaccine in their state. I hope to provide important updates from that conference in the upcoming weeks, as there were some outstanding speakers.
I also learned at the conference from Dr. Vickie Diebold who is the consumer representative on the federal vaccine panel, that the CDC has budgeted over 12 million dollars to BLAST kids this fall on TV with characters such as Elmo from Sesame Street to propagandize them to be afraid of the swine flu and make sure that they get their vaccine. This is over 50% of the total amount ($21 million) they have budgeted to determine if the vaccine is even safe.
Twelve MILLION dollars confiscated from US taxpayers to brainwash the public and manipulate the truth. What a major perversion of the liberties that many of the founding fathers of the US gave their lives for.
Rest assured that there’s plenty of confusion and misdirection when it comes to flu vaccinations this year. And, as you can tell from the list above, you have every reason to question the validity of the information you’re given by government health authorities about the swine flu vaccine.
Fortunately, even conventional doctors and infectious disease experts are starting to speak out and take a stand against the current recommendations. In the video above, infectious disease expert Dr. Kent Holtorf goes on the record stating that neither he nor his children will take the swine flu shot, because the health risks are simply too high.
Confusion and Irrational Conclusions Reign
First of all, nearly all of the swine flu vaccines that will be made available in October will be a nasal spray type that contains live virus’, which is not recommended for pregnant women, people over 50, or those with asthma, heart disease or several other health problems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The nasal spray causes a much greater immune reaction, and since it contains live virus’ they may multiply too quickly if your immune system is already compromised.
The injectable vaccine will supposedly contain only killed and fragmented virus components, but in order to “make it more effective” it also contains adjuvants; ingredients designed to cause a greater immune reaction by lowering your immune function.
Some of these adjuvants, such as squalene, have already been shown to carry considerable health risks. Thimerosal, a preservative, is also being added to the non attenuated vaccines.
Squalene Update as of October 2009:

According to Barbara Loe Fisher, founder of the NVIC, none of the H1N1 vaccines being distributed in the United States contain squalene or other oil in water adjuvants.

We successfully made enough fuss about the potential danger of fast tracking licensure of squalene adjuvants into US H1N1 vaccines under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) that can be invoked during a declared public health emergency that the FDA has NOT licensed these adjuvants for the U.S.

There is squalene in H1N1 vaccines licensed in Europe but not yet in the U.S. That is not to say the vaccine manufacturers will not try to get the adjuvants inserted into vaccines in the future, but for now we have won on this point.
While I’m glad the CDC offers some warning about the FluMist vaccine, what about the fact that none of the coming vaccines have undergone any form of safety testing? Some media reports have stated vaccines will be approved following a five-day safety review. What safety data could possibly be gleaned in a matter of five days?
And what about the possibility that people who have received seasonal flu vaccines may be twice as susceptible to contracting the swine flu?

Health officials everywhere are now recommending each man, woman and child get as many as four flu shots this season; two doses for the swine flu, and one or two doses for the seasonal flu, depending on whether you’ve ever had a flu shot before.
Is it really prudent to mass-administer an untested swine flu vaccine along with a seasonal flu vaccine that may increase your chances of contracting the swine flu?
And, last but certainly not least, while the number of swine flu cases is increasing, the severity of the flu is decreasing, with many doctors and health experts stating it’s actually turning out to be a much MILDER version than your average seasonal flu.
So where is the logic in this season’s vaccine campaign?
Evidence-Based Science Swept Under the Rug
The fact of the matter is that there are mountains of peer-reviewed papers demonstrating that the very basis of vaccine theory is wrong -- and provably so.
Evidence-based science shows, again and again, that when it comes to preventing infectious diseases, antibodies on their own cannot, and do not, equal immunity.

For example, years of scientific research, assembled by researcher Judy Wilyman, have demonstrated how ineffective the whooping cough vaccination really is, and why it is nothing short of madness to continue to claim that whooping cough vaccination will lead to a decline in this disease.

Another example is the PhD thesis of a researcher from Tasmania named Arlette Mercae. Her thesis is an in-depth look at the way in which assumptions made about vaccine-induced immunity have led to a vaccination policy that is not based in science, ignores research that disagrees with the accepted premise that vaccines induce immunity, and, by pushing ahead with more and more vaccines, may be doing untold damage to the human race.
In a world where science-based evidence supposedly rules the roost, the vaccine industry has managed to turn scientific evidence on its ear and indoctrinated the entire health care system, and the general public, into believing a lie based on flawed assumptions.
It’s time to wake up from our advertisement-induced collective slumber and begin to review the folklore of conventional vaccine recommendations with a more critical eye.
And, we need to do it fast, because even though the swine flu vaccine is still optional, there are disturbing indications that a mandatory vaccination policy is brewing.
As reported in theLiving Wisdom newsletter, some of the recent events that point toward the possibility of mandated vaccinations include:
1.The State of Massachusetts had passed legislation that would fine citizens $1,000 a day, or up to 30 days in jail for each day they refuse to take the swine flu vaccine if the swine flu is deemed a public health emergency. (However, that law changed when they allowed a philosophical exemption - so now all they have to do is say they don't want it.)
2.France may be introducing compulsory vaccination against swine flu after the 28th of September, and secure vaccination facilities are being set up in every region to be used as vaccination centers with no exemptions available.
3.Greece has announced that it is considering the introduction of compulsory vaccination for the swine flu vaccine.
Why Did Baxter Patent Hybrid Flu Vaccine a Year Ahead of Outbreak?
Interestingly, despite the fact that health authorities around the world were “shocked” at the emergence of this never-before-seen hybrid flu strain, Baxter had patented a flu vaccine covering these now infamous strains on August 28, 2008.
Baxter’s patent # US20090060950A1 includes “more than one antigen… such as influenza A and influenza B in particular selected from of one or more of the human H1N1, H2N2, H3N2, H5N1, H7N7, H1N2, H9N2, H7N2, H7N3, H10N7 subtypes, of the pig flu H1N1, H1N2, H3N1 and H3N2 subtypes, of the dog or horse flu H7N7, H3N8 subtypes, or of the avian H5N1, H7N2, H1N7, H7N3, H13N6, H5N9, H11N6, H3N8, H9N2, H5N2, H4N8, H10N7, H2N2, H8N4, H14N5, H6N5, H12N5 subtypes.”
As you may recall, the first swine flu case in Mexico didn’t emerge until mid-March, 2009, and the mixture of human-avian-swine viruses was considered to be quite an anomaly and not likely to occur through natural mutation…
Three months later, Austrian investigative journalist Jane Burgermeister filed criminal charges against Baxter AG and Avir Green Hills Biotechnology of Austria for producing and releasing live bird flu virus’, alleging it was a deliberate act to cause and profit from a pandemic.
She also filed criminal charges with the FBI against the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations (UN), and several of the highest ranking government and corporate officials, charging them with bioterrorism and attempts to commit genocide.
For the latest updates on her legal action, you can read her personal blog or look at her most recent video.
Reminder: How to Protect Yourself without Dangerous Drugs and Vaccinations
There will always be threats of flu pandemics, real or created, and potentially toxic vaccines will continue to be peddled as the solution until enough people realize there’s a better, safer, saner way.
You can break free of the drug-solution trap right now by following these natural health principles. I have not caught a flu in over two decades, and you can avoid it too, without getting vaccinated, by following these simple guidelines, which will keep your immune system in optimal working order so that you're far less likely to acquire the infection to begin with.
·Optimize your vitamin D levels. As I've previously reported, optimizing your vitamin D levels is one of the absolute best strategies for avoiding infections of ALL kinds, and vitamin D deficiency is likely the TRUE culprit behind the seasonality of the flu -- not the flu virus itself.​

This is probably the single most important and least expensive action you can take.​

I would STRONGLY urge you to have your vitamin D level monitored to confirm your levels are at a therapeutic level, which is between 50-65 ng/ml. I also recommend using a reliable vitamin D lab like Lab Corp, if you’re in the U.S. Sometime this fall, we hope to launch a vitamin D testing service through Lab Corp that will allow you to have your vitamin D levels checked at your local blood drawing facility, and relatively inexpensively.​

If you are coming down with flu like symptoms and have not been on vitamin D you can take doses of 50,000 units a day for three days to treat the acute infection. Some researchers like Dr. Cannell, believe the dose could even be as high as 1,000 units per pound of body weight for three days.​

However, most of Dr. Cannell's work was with seasonal and not pandemic flu. If your body has never been exposed to the antigens there is chance that the vitamin D might not work. However the best bet is to maintain healthy levels of vitamin D around 60 ng/ml.
·Avoid sugar and processed foods. Sugar decreases the function of your immune system almost immediately, and as you likely know, a strong immune system is key to fighting off viruses and other illness. Be aware that sugar is present in foods you may not suspect, like ketchup and fruit juice.
·Get enough rest. Just like it becomes harder for you to get your daily tasks done if you're tired, if your body is overly fatigued it will be harder for it to fight the flu. Be sure to check out my article Guide to a Good Night's Sleep for some great tips to help you get quality rest.
·Have effective tools to address your stress. We all face some stress every day, but if stress becomes overwhelming then your body will be less able to fight off the flu and other illness.​

Part 2 below................​
 

Stretch

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If you feel that stress is taking a toll on your health, consider using an energy psychology tool such as Meridian Tapping Techniques, which is remarkably effective in relieving stress associated with all kinds of events, from work to family to trauma.​
·Exercise. When you exercise, you increase your circulation and your blood flow throughout your body. The components of your immune system are also better circulated, which means your immune system has a better chance of finding an illness before it spreads. You can review my exercise guidelines for some great tips on how to get started.
·Take a good source of animal based omega-3 fats like krill oil. Increase your intake of healthy and essential fats like the omega-3 found in krill oil, which is crucial for maintaining health. It is also vitally important to avoid damaged omega-6 oils like trans fats found in most processed foods, as it will seriously damage your immune response.
·Wash your hands. Washing your hands will decrease your likelihood of spreading a virus to your nose, mouth or other people. Be sure you don't use antibacterial soap for this -- antibacterial soaps are completely unnecessary, and they cause far more harm than good. Instead, identify a simple chemical-free soap that you can switch your family to.
·Eat garlic regularly. Garlic works like a broad-spectrum antibiotic against bacteria, virus, and protozoa in the body. And unlike with antibiotics, no resistance can be built up so it is an absolutely safe product to use. However, if you are allergic or don't enjoy garlic it would be best to avoid as it will likely cause more harm than good.
·Avoid hospitals and vaccines. In this particular case, I'd also recommend you stay away from hospitals unless you're having an emergency, as hospitals are prime breeding grounds for infections of all kinds, and could be one of the likeliest places you could be exposed to flu bugs of all kinds.

As a side note, please beware that 21 different pediatric Tylenol products have been recently recalled due to the possibility of bacterial contamination. So, if your child comes down with cold or flu symptoms, make sure you do not give him or her a potentially contaminated product.

Better yet, help your child recover using more traditional cold and flu remedies, such as, hydrogen peroxide solution in the ear, zinc lozenges, high quality raw honey, or a homemade cough syrup. For more information and instructions, please see this previous article: Is Honey More Effective Than Cough Medicine?
Last but not least, if you do end up being coerced to take the swine flu shot, I strongly recommend you review Dr. Blaylock’s recommendations, which may alleviate some of the associated health risks.

Related Links:

What to do If You Are Forced to Take Swine Flu Shot

Warning: Swine Flu Shot Linked to Killer Nerve Disease

Many Health Workers Won't Take Swine Flu Vaccine



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New Study Demonstrates Significant Harm From Just


ONE Mercury Containing Vaccine

New Study Demonstrates Significant Harm From Just ONE MercuryContaining Vaccine

Posted by Dr. Mercola | October 22 2009 | 62,383 views

A new study found that primates that received just ONE vaccination containing thimerosal, the mercury-preservative found in many vaccines including the new swine flu shot, had significant neurological impairment when compared with those who received a saline solution injection or no injection at all.
Although the paper is carefully worded and the results reported modestly, these findings are certain to receive intense scrutiny. The vast majority of American infants born during the 1990’s received a vaccine formulation similar to the one the thirteen vaccinated primates received.

Thimerosal-containing vaccines are still routinely administered to newborn infants in developing countries such as Brazil, and most influenza vaccines contain thimerosal and are routinely administered to pregnant women and infants.
The finding that early exposure to potentially toxic vaccine formulations can cause significant neurodevelopmental delays in primates has explosive implications for vaccine safety management.
But while Americans are still debating whether to roll up their sleeves for a swine flu shot, companies have already figured it out: vaccines are good for business.
Drug companies have sold $1.5 billion worth of swine flu shots, in addition to the $1 billion for seasonal flu they booked earlier this year. These inoculations are part of a much wider and rapidly growing $20 billion global vaccine market.
"The vaccine market is booming," says Bruce Carlson, spokesperson at market research firm Kalorama, which publishes an annual survey of the vaccine industry. "It's an enormous growth area for pharmaceuticals at a time when other areas are not doing so well," he says, noting that the pipeline for more traditional blockbuster drugs such as Lipitor and Nexium has thinned.
As always with pandemic flus, taxpayers are footing the $1.5 billion check for the 250 million swine flu vaccines that the government has ordered so far and will be distributing free to doctors, pharmacies and schools. In addition, Congress has set aside more than $10 billion this year to research flu viruses, monitor H1N1's progress and educate the public about prevention.
Drugmakers benefit most from the revenues from flu sales, with Sanofi-Pasteur, Glaxo Smith Kline and Novartis cornering most of the market.
But some say it's not just drugmakers who stand to benefit. Doctors collect copayments for special office visits to inject shots, and there have been assertions that these doctors actually profit handsomely from these vaccinations.
Sources:

Age of Autism September 30, 2009

Time Magazine October 19, 2009

Examiner September 30, 2009

Science News September 30, 2009

Neurotoxicology October 2, 2009 [Epub ahead of Print]

ABC News October 14, 2009


Dr. Mercola's Comments:




Last week I wrote about the Washington Department of Health’s (DOH) decision to suspend the rule limiting the amount of thimerosal in vaccines that can be administered to pregnant women and infants under the age of three. Thimerosal is the highly toxic and poisonous ethyl mercury agent that is used as a preservative in most flu vaccines.
With all the evidence stacked against this mercury-containing vaccine preservative, this decision is downright foolhardy.
The study above is just one of several studies published this year, suggesting that injecting mercury into children can have far-reaching health ramifications, contrary to everything your government health officials are saying.
For example, the Seattle Times quoted Washington’s Secretary of Health, Mary Selecky, as saying that “the preservative, thimerosal, has never been linked to any health problems.”
The article goes on to state that a “vocal minority” believes the compound could be linked to autism. Nowhere do they mention the fact that there is in fact abundant scientific evidence to come to that conclusion.
The Tricky Terrain of Vaccines
No doubt this study will be closely scrutinized and no effort spared to try to dismiss it as its findings are quite significant. If there are neurological effects after just one dose of mercury-containing vaccine, what might the ramifications be when you inject multiple vaccines within a short amount of time?

In the US, most childhood vaccines are now thimerosal-free. Vaccines that still contain mercury include:
  • <LI class=ecxMsoNormal>All DTwP products (Diphtheria, Tetanus & whole cell Pertussis) <LI class=ecxMsoNormal>DT (Diphtheria & Tetanus) multi-dose vials <LI class=ecxMsoNormal>All Tetanus Toxoid vaccines <LI class=ecxMsoNormal>Meningococcal multi-dose vials
  • All multi-dose vials of seasonal- and swine flu vaccine, typically recommended for adults and children over the age of three.
For a list of mercury content in US licensed vaccines, please see this link.
The vaccine-safety community fought long and hard to get thimerosal removed from childhood vaccines, and now, just a few short years later, we’re looking at government recommendations that include multiple injections of mercury-containing flu vaccines year in and year out from early toddlerhood…
We’ve also discovered that thimerosal is not the only dangerous ingredient in vaccines.
Some include highly toxic aluminum-derivatives that may be even worse than mercury, and a number of other adjuvants have been shown to be highly problematic.
Unfortunately, there are so many vaccines, and so many ingredients, and a variety of brands with their own patented and therefore largely secret formulations – it makes for a very tricky terrain.
You also have differences between the vaccines released in Europe, versus those released in the US.
It’s virtually impossible to take into account every single one of these factors when writing on the topic of vaccines, which will naturally be used as ammunition by those who refuse to see the forest for the trees.
I mention that to remind you all to not dismiss the main point off-hand, if you find what appears to be an error or omission here or elsewhere.
That said, I believe it’s clear that these studies, taken as a whole, are like smoke signals, indicating that there are significant health dangers linked to excessive vaccinations, even though science still may have a ways to go to pin down the exact mechanisms for each and every chemical and biological reaction.
Problems with Vaccine Foreign Proteins
I met Dr. Shiv Chopra earlier this month in Washington DC at the International Vaccine Conference and he presented the following additional perspective and concerns regarding the actual injection of the vaccine.
Anyone who understands the basics of biology will know that all vaccines by their very definition are antigens and every antigen by definition must be a foreign protein.
Interestingly you will never find anywhere in nature where foreign proteins are allowed to directly enter your blood stream whole and intact. They are always first digested in your intestinal system and broken down into its constituent amino acids, dipeptides and tripeptides.

Any interference or tempering with these laws of existence, such as injecting foreign proteins, has great potential to bring calamity to your health and cause auto-immune diseases like autism.. This is precisely what may be happening with our massive reliance on vaccine injections.
Neurological Harm from just ONE Dose of Thimerosal-Laced Vaccine
The study above, which was carefully designed and tightly controlled to prevent bias from entering into the assessments, found that primates that received just ONE dose of hepatitis B vaccine containing thimerosal (adjusted for weight to simulate amount given to infants) suffered significant developmental delays.
The vaccinated monkeys took more than twice as long as unexposed controls to acquire three standardized skills typically used to measure infant brain development.
As well-designed as the study is, the authors are still careful and conservative in their conclusions, stating that there are still open questions. For example, they state that:
“Our study design does not enable us to determine whether it is the vaccine per se, the exposure to thimerosal, or a combination of both that is causing the observed effects. “
I’m sure they’re not willing to jump to conclusions about thimerosal, but their statement does not offer any comfort if you’re looking for an indication that the HBV vaccine, with or without thimerosal, is SAFE.
Because if it’s not due to thimerosal but the HBV vaccine itself, then we need to seriously reconsider injecting even thimerosal-free hepatitis vaccines – and possibly reconsider injecting other viral concoctions, with or without thimerosal, as well.
Whichever way you slice it, it’s bad news for the vaccine industry.
Factors that appeared to influence the neurological effects included birth weight and gestational age, which is an indication that vaccinating premature and/or low birth weight infants creates especially high risk.
Interestingly, these results fit like a proverbial hand in glove with other recent statistics from the National Health Information Survey (NHIS), which found that U.S. male neonates vaccinated with hepatitis B vaccine had a 3-fold greater risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
(Their survey spanned a timeframe when the HBV vaccine administered DID include thimerosal.)
Why Hasn’t the CDC Discovered the Same Links?
The Age of Autism asks a very good question: If this finding is so clear, why has the CDC’s vaccine safety apparatus not found the same thing?
According to Age of Autism:
“The answer, of course, is that they have.
In their very first examination of the risk of thimerosal exposure in infants, the single most startling finding was this: infants who received the largest exposure of thimerosal in the first month of life showed the highest risk of autism and several other NDDs.
Buried deep in a pile of statistical tables that SafeMinds received under FOIA was a risk analysis conducted by CDC analyst Thomas Verstraeten, showing statistically significant risk multiples for the most exposed infants.
These ranged from 5 times the risk of unexposed infants in the case of sleep disorders to 11.5 times for autism.
What happened to the CDC findings that are now forcing us to rediscover the risk of thimerosal-containing birth doses of HBV in monkeys?
The answer is simple. The CDC team simply censored the data. Infants with the highest levels of thimerosal exposure--those who had received both the HBV and hepatitis B immune globulins--were simply removed from the study sample.” [Emphasis mine]
So according to the CDC’s own research data, the risk of autism from thimerosal-containing vaccines is even far greater than any independent studies have yet to come up with!
Mark Blaxill (the Editor-at-Large for Age of Autism and a Director of Safeminds) summarized the data obtained from the CDC through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which you can find at this link.
He notes that:
“The elevated risk of autism for the highest exposure levels at one month [of age] ranged from 7.6 to 11.4 times the zero exposure level.

This increased risk level corresponds to the tenfold increase in autism rates seen since vaccine mercury exposures increase, starting in 1990.”

More Smoke Signals…
Last week I published a list of studies that show thimerosal indeed has a very real, detrimental impact on your health, and that mercury toxicity is a reality in those suffering from the type of neurological damage seen in autistic children. If you missed it, you can find it here.


Here are just a handful of them that were published this year:
  1. <LI style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 12pt" class=ecxMsoNormal>Cell Biology and Toxicology April 9, 2009 [Epub Ahead of Print] -- Exerpt: “In conclusion, MT-1 and MT-3 mRNAs but not MT-2 mRNA are easily expressed in the cerebellum rather than in the cerebrum by the injection of low-dose thimerosal. It is thought that the cerebellum is a sensitive organ against thimerosal.

    As a result of the present findings, in combination with the brain pathology observed in patients diagnosed with autism, the present study helps to support the possible biological plausibility for how low-dose exposure to mercury from thimerosal-containing vaccines may be associated with autism.
    <LI style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 12pt" class=ecxMsoNormal>Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry June 4, 2009; 91(4): 735-749 – Study found that thimerosal-induced cellular damage caused concentration- and time-dependent mitochondrial damage, reduced oxidative-reduction activity, cellular degeneration, and cell death.

    Thimerosal at low concentrations induced significant cellular toxicity in human neuronal and fetal cells. Thimerosal was found to be significantly more toxic than the other metal compounds examined.
    <LI class=ecxMsoNormal>Annals of Epidemiology September 2009: 19(9);659 -- Male infants who received thimerosal-containing hepatitis-B vaccinations had a three-fold risk of developing autism. <LI class=ecxMsoNormal>Brain Research September 9, 2009 [Epub Ahead of Print] -- Study concluded that injecting thimerosal into suckling infant rats, and adult rats, impairs sensitivity to pain, apparently due to activation the endogenous opioid system.
  2. Toxicology & Environmental Chemistry September-October 2008: 90(5);997-1008 -- Male infants who received thimerosal-containing hepatitis-B vaccinations were nine times as likely to be receiving special education services.
Educational Resources
Big Pharma knows vaccines are good for business. But they can't prove they're good for your health.
So far, drug companies have sold $1.5 billion worth of swine flu shots, in addition to the $1 billion for seasonal flu they booked earlier this year. The vaccine market as a whole is right now a respectable $20 billion global market. ABC News writes:
"The vaccine market is booming," says Bruce Carlson, spokesperson at market research firm Kalorama, which publishes an annual survey of the vaccine industry. "It's an enormous growth area for pharmaceuticals at a time when other areas are not doing so well," he says, noting that the pipeline for more traditional blockbuster drugs such as Lipitor and Nexium has thinned.
It wasn't enough to bail out banks and automakers. Now they're throwing your money at the pharmaceutical industry too, for you and I are footing the $1.5 billion bill for these 250 million swine flu vaccines that the US government has ordered so far and will be distributing for free. And Congress will spend another $10 billion of our money this year to research flu viruses, monitor H1N1's progress and educate the public about prevention.

Educating yourself is no longer an option. It's essential if you want to stay healthy.
GenerationRescue.org and Fourteenstudies.org are great resources as they provide copies of full studies going back many years, so you can review the evidence for yourself. Fourteenstudies.org contains an impressive collection of evidence against thimerosal.
If you’re willing to dig, you can also go to www.pubmed.com and search their medical database for other studies.
I also strongly recommend joining NVIC, one of our premiere vaccine-safety watchdogs here in the U.S. Their site is packed with vital information about vaccines, their side effects, and vaccine-safety measures that you can take to protect yourself and your children.

Related Links:

Washington Health Department Suspends Mercury Restrictions for Swine Flu Vaccine

Proof That Thimerosal Induces Autism-Like Neurotox

Safe Minds’ Assessment of the Thimerosal-Containing Vaccine Study
 

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Influenza Vaccine Sends Children Into Convulsions


Wednesday, 12 May 2010 05:53



'Influenza vaccines have sent 57 children into life-threatening convulsions, reports The Age out of Australia. These influenza vaccines were being give to children under five to "protect" them from seasonal flu, but after receiving the shots, these children started going into convulsions.
An investigation has revealed that there is no quality control problem with any particular batch of influenza vaccines. They all pass quality control, in other words, so the convulsions are being caused by what is intentionally put into the vaccines, not by some mistaken chemical contaminant.'
Read more: Influenza Vaccine Sends Children Into Convulsions
 

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Anyone who understands the basics of biology will know that all vaccines by their very definition are antigens and every antigen by definition must be a foreign protein.

Yes, this is how immunology works. Your body needs to recognize the protein. If it has never encountered the protein before, then it won't have a primed pump, which means you're being flooded with pathogen while your body tries to manufacture antibodies to cope with the multiplying pathogen.

Interestingly you will never find anywhere in nature where foreign proteins are allowed to directly enter your blood stream whole and intact.

Except open wounds...

They are always first digested in your intestinal system and broken down into its constituent amino acids, dipeptides and tripeptides.

No, not always. They also enter through your respiratory tract. They can pass the barrier intact there as well.

Any interference or tempering with these laws of existence, such as injecting foreign proteins, has great potential to bring calamity to your health and cause auto-immune diseases like autism..

This is nonsense, and not supported by any of the preceding drivel in that article, nor the scientific body of literature. There is no causal link between foreign proteins and autism, none.

More than that, an antigen doesn't have to be the entire package which causes illness. A fragment of virus can be enough to illicit an immune response, without causing illness.

This is precisely what may be happening with our massive reliance on vaccine injections.

And I suppose folks like this are fine with people dying from small pox...
 

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Yes, this is how immunology works. Your body needs to recognize the protein. If it has never encountered the protein before, then it won't have a primed pump, which means you're being flooded with pathogen while your body tries to manufacture antibodies to cope with the multiplying pathogen.



Except open wounds...



No, not always. They also enter through your respiratory tract. They can pass the barrier intact there as well.



This is nonsense, and not supported by any of the preceding drivel in that article, nor the scientific body of literature. There is no causal link between foreign proteins and autism, none.

More than that, an antigen doesn't have to be the entire package which causes illness. A fragment of virus can be enough to illicit an immune response, without causing illness.



And I suppose folks like this are fine with people dying from small pox...
Excellent response.
 

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FDA Says Vaccine With Pig Virus DNA OK For Humans!


Saturday, 15 May 2010 08:52



'The Food and Drug administration, in a statement, said it was safe for doctors to resume giving patients Glaxo's Rotarix and continue using Merck's Rotateq. The agency said there was no evidence the contamination caused any harm and the vaccines were important in preventing hospitalizations and death. Rotavirus can cause fatal diarrhea. Both vaccines target the virus, but pieces of DNA from porcine circovirus (PCV) have been found in both companies' products.
The FDA's decision follows a May 7 recommendation by its advisory panel, which ruled that the risk to humans from the pig virus was theoretical at best. It called for continued use of the vaccines, saying their benefits outweighed any potential risk.'
Read more: FDA Says Vaccine With Pig Virus DNA OK For Humans!
 

Lessie

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Very often the chemical medicine – is a bad evil. I prefer not to use it, only when it is really necessary.

And I never use all these antyflu vaccines. In autumn all of my family had this swin flu. We didn’t use any vaccines before, we didn’t use any special medicine (only lemons, honey and many garlics). We didn't have any problems, after 2-5 days we were okey.

And the world panic in 2007 about the Bird Flu had some really bad consequences for wild birds population. :-?
 

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Flu Jab Linked to Fits in Under Fives: Officials


Sunday, 01 August 2010 09:53



'Doctors should stock alternative vaccines for under fives who are due to have the seasonal flu vaccine this winter, a letter from the head of immunisation at the Department of Health has said.
The action is being taken as rate of convulsions caused by high fever among children in Australia given the jab was ten times higher than normal. Up to one in 100 children given the jab, made in Australia by CSL and marketed in the UK by Pfizer, suffered febrile convulsions in the following hours and days.'
Read more: Flu Jab Linked to Fits in Under Fives: Officials