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This is Part 4, where things really get interesting! The first two man-made causes of paralytic polio have something in common with the third: The paralysis almost always occurs at the same place as the “injury”. Does this seemingly obscure fact inform us as to the main way polio paralyzes? I think so!
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Nazis, Nazis Everywhere! Dr. Brian Hooker speaks candidly about revealing the CDC’s ‘Deep Throat’. Polly Tommey banned from Australia. Then the #Vaxhole of the Week. This is #Highwire @DelBigtree @HighWireTalk
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Vaccines maim children. Vaccines kill children. Will you let that happen to your child? Say no, and go vaccine free: http://www.stopmandatoryvaccination.com [The footage that I say is from Mexico is actually Columbia.]
En Corrèze, l’équipe de “Complément d’enquête” a rencontré Stanislas Geoffrit et Amandine Chaouche. Leur petit garçon de 2 ans souffre d’épilepsie et d’une méningo-encéphalite herpétique. Livio est handicapé à 80%. Il ne marche pas, ne parle pas, et suit un traitement médical très lourd.
“Quinze jours après le rappel, Livio est dans le coma”
Selon ses parents, le petit garçon était en bonne santé avant une injection d’Infanrix (ou DTP, le vaccin obligatoire contre la diphtérie, le tétanos et la polio). Le couple “faisant confiance au pédiatre et au système de santé”, Livio est vacciné à 2 mois. Le lendemain, le bébé est pris d’une “énorme fièvre” qui dure “plus d’une semaine”. Le pédiatre rassure les parents. A 4 mois, l’enfant subit deux autres injections. “Moins de quinze jours après, Livio est dans le coma”, raconte son père.
Le couple a dû cesser de travailler et vit de l’allocation pour enfant handicapé : 1 200 euros par mois. Il a porté plainte contre le pédiatre et contre GSK, le fabricant du vaccin. Amandine est de nouveau enceinte, mais cette fois, “il n’y aura pas de vaccin : s’il faut aller en prison, j’irai en prison”, prévient Stanislas. Dans trois mois, des experts examineront Livio pour établir si sa maladie est liée au vaccin. Si le lien de cause à effet est reconnu, l’indemnisation pourrait atteindre plusieurs millions d’euros.
Un extrait de “Vaccinés contre les vaccins”, un reportage diffusé dans “Complément d’enquête. Vaccins, médicaments, médecins : la défiance” le 25 février 2016.
In Corrèze, the “Survey Supplement” team met with stanislas geoffrit and amandine chaouche. Their 2-Year-old boy suffers from epilepsy and encephalitis. Livio is disabled at 80 %. He doesn’t work, doesn’t talk, and follows a very heavy medical treatment.
“fifteen days after the reminder, livio is in a coma”
According to his parents, the little boy was healthy before an injection of infanrix (or dtp, the mandatory vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and polio). The couple “trusting the pediatrician and the health system”, livio is vaccinated at 2 months. The next day, the baby is taken from a ” huge fever ” that lasts ” more than a week “. the pediatrician rassure the parents. At 4 months, the child undergoes two further injections. “less than days later, livio is in a coma”, says his father.
The couple had to stop working and live in the disabled child allowance: € 1 per month. He filed a complaint against the pediatrician and against gsk, the vaccine manufacturer. Amandine is pregnant again, but this time, “there will be no vaccine: if you have to go to jail, I will go to jail”, warns stanislas. In three months, experts will examine livio to establish whether his illness is related to the vaccine. If the causal link is recognized, compensation could reach several million euros.
An Extract from ” vaccinated against vaccines “, a report circulated in ” further investigation. Vaccines, drugs, doctors: Defiance ” on 25 February 2016.
7 Trivia Facts About Polio
t’s called the “Gold Standard of Medicine.”
I’m referring to the current vaccine schedule. But is there an apparent hidden catch? Can justification for the aggressive vaccine schedule arguably be traced back to the polio vaccine that is trotted out as proof vaccines work?
If you don’t believe me, question any parent on vaccines. The knee-jerk question in almost every case is, “What about polio?”
Well, what about it? Here I discuss 7 trivia facts for VacTruth.com readers to investigate further about polio and question the motives of those who would profit from vaccines and disease.
Trivia Fact #1 – Chemicals Used in Pesticides Increased Your Chance for Viral Infections
Trivia Fact #2 – Milk Was Heavily Contaminated with Pesticides; Quietly Taken Off Shelves While Farmers Paid
Trivia Fact #3 – Polio Is/Was Transmitted Through Contaminated Milk
Trivia Fact #4–Removing Your Tonsils Exposed You to the Worst Kind of Paralysis
Trivia Fact #5 – Pharmaceutical Companies Funded the writing of the “History of Poliomyelitis”
Trivia Fact #6 – A Dangerous Vaccine: Americans Not Told Vaccine Caused Paralysis
vTrivia Fact #7 – Researchers Discover How to Paralyze Monkeys with Vaccines
More Than 100 Seniors Died After Receiving This Flu Shot Given By Pharmacies
by Yelena Sukhoterina
As it happens every winter, the marketing push for receiving a flu shot continues. CVS is offering a 20% shopping pass when you get your flu shot. They are also marketing a high-dose vaccine, which is of course more profitable for the manufacturer and the pharmacy, but there are plenty of reasons to be wary of it — especially for seniors.
Fluzone® High-Dose is an injectable vaccine, specifically approved for people ages 65 and older. Manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur, this shot contains three flu strains and four times more antigen (substance that causes an immune response) than regular flu shots, claims CVS Pharmacy (Rite Aid also offers it and admits that “more studies are being done” to see whether it actually offers an improvement at all).
The pharmacy does admit that the vaccine is not recommended for anyone who has experienced an adverse reaction (especially Guillain-Barré syndrome) to vaccines in the past.
But between their marketing campaigns and promoting a 20% shopping coupon, they omitted a vital piece of information: 105 seniors died after taking part in two Fluzone high-dose vaccine trials, and 91 died after getting the regular Fluzone vaccine.
“Little Study Was Done” — Pediatrician Warns Parents about a Toxin in Vaccines Given to Most Babies That Is WORSE Than Mercury
by Yelena Sukhoterina
Hepatitis B is transmitted sexually and through drug needles. These are not two activities that a newborn baby is capable of doing, and yet, within 24 hours of being born, a baby receives a Hep B vaccination — whether the mother is infected or not.
When parents sign in to have a baby at the hospital, they are signing up for their baby to receive the Hep B vaccination.
What the parents don’t realize is that they sign the baby up to be given 250 micro-grams (mcg) of aluminum contained in this vaccine.
Board Certified Pediatrician Dr. Paul Thomas, a graduate of Dartmouth Medical School, explains how dangerous this amount of aluminum can potentially be – an adult daily maximum is 50 micro-grams.
This safety limit comes from a 2012 study that compared premature babies who were administered a solution contaminated with aluminum to those who had a solution without this toxic metal.
Now Dr. Thomas is speaking out against what he says is a potentially dangerous and misguided process administered under the guise of public health, one that is unnecessarily putting countless thousands of babies at risk.
Study – Aluminum Exposure in Neonatal Patients Using the Least Contaminated Parenteral Nutrition Solution Products
Aluminum (Al) is a contaminant in all parenteral nutrition (PN) solution component products. Manufacturers currently label these products with the maximum Al content at the time of expiry. We recently published data to establish the actual measured concentration of Al in PN solution products prior to being compounded in the clinical setting . The investigation assessed quantitative Al content of all available products used in the formulation of PN solutions. The objective of this study was to assess the Al exposure in neonatal patients using the least contaminated PN solutions and determine if it is possible to meet the FDA “safe limit” of less than 5 μg/kg/day of Al. The measured concentrations from our previous study were analyzed and the least contaminated products were identified. These concentrations were entered into our PN software and the least possible Al exposure was determined. A significant decrease (41%–44%) in the Al exposure in neonatal patients can be achieved using the least contaminated products, but the FDA “safe limit” of less than 5 μg/kg/day of Al was not met. However, minimizing the Al exposure may decrease the likelihood of developing Al toxicity from PN.
Does a New Hepatitis Vaccine Cause Heart Attacks?
In this Revolution and Revelation, Milton Packer asks how you would answer this question
The FDA has a really important question and wants your advice.
This is not a fairy tale. This is a real-life story.
Hepatitis B is a serious disease. A company (Dynavax) has a new hepatitis vaccine that induces hepatitis antibodies more vigorously than existing vaccines and does so after 2 doses (instead of the usual 3). The vaccine works through a unique adjuvant. The serological advantages of the Dynavax vaccine were demonstrated in a randomized trial of >8000 patients; about 5600 people received the new vaccine and about 2800 people received the existing standard.
Why does the FDA need your help?
In the trial, an acute myocardial infarction occurred in 14 people in the Dynavax group, but in only one person receiving the conventional vaccine. The events were confirmed by adjudication. Since the Dynavax group was twice as large, the risk of acute myocardial infarction in the trial was seven times greater with the new vaccine. The FDA wants to know if the new vaccine should be approved for use in millions of people.
The FDA asked the committee if there was reasonable evidence that the vaccine was safe. On July 28, the committee vote 12-1 (with 3 abstentions) in favor of the safety of the new vaccine. I was one of the three abstentions. Most of the committee believed that the vaccine’s serological advantages outweighed the uncertainty, but the vote is non-binding. The FDA will decide on the new vaccine by August 10.
Why did I abstain? Based on the available data, it was impossible for anyone to know if the imbalance in myocardial infarctions was real or spurious. So although the question was fascinating and the discussion was terrific, my vote wasn’t that complicated.
There is a simple rule in life: if you don’t know, you should say that you don’t know.
Italy update with Andy and Francesca #vaxxed #praybig
German Supreme Court Upholds Biologist’s Claim that Measles Virus Does Not Exist
Could There Be Something Wrong with the Germ Theory?
by Paul Fassa
Health Impact News
Our modern medicine’s paradigm is based mostly on the germ theory of microbes invading our bodies and causing disease, thus creating the need for a war against microbes to eliminate them all and conquer all diseases. Fear is the motivation for creating the weapons of antibiotics, antivirals, and vaccines befitting this concept, but our modern populations are sicker than ever.
Are the weapons creating chronic debilitating diseases in exchange for acute illnesses considered infectious that most manage to get over with a renewed resilience to the dreaded pathogenic microbes blamed for all illness? Are we actually destroying our immune systems with our war on microbes?
Ever since Pasteur’s claim to fame as the father of the germ theory, our overall health has decreased even while lifespans have increased. But during Pasteur’s late 19th century early 20th century media dominance and since then till now, there have been many scientists denouncing Pasteur’s model of disease, even providing evidence that he was a plagiarist and fraud.
Let’s focus on some of the few scientists and medical practitioners who have not agreed with the germ theory’s dogma that places microbes as agents of death that should be feared while ignoring other aspects of health
Anti-Vaxxer Biologist Stefan Lanka Bets Over $100K Measles Isn’t A Virus; He Wins In German Federal Supreme Court
The six publications submitted in the trial are the main relevant publications on the subject of “measles virus.” Since further to these six publications there not any other publications which would attempt by scientific methods to prove the existence of the measles virus, the Supreme Court judgment in the measles virus trial and the results of the genetic tests have consequences: Any national and international statements on the alleged measles virus, the infectivity of measles, and on the benefit and safety of vaccination against measles, are since then of no scientific character and have thus been deprived of their legal basis.
Upon enquiries which had been triggered by the measles virus contest, the head of the National Reference Institute for Measles at the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), Prof. Dr. Annette Mankertz, admitted an important fact. This admission may explain the increased rate of vaccination-induced disabilities, namely of vaccination against measles, and why and how specifically this kind of vaccination seems to increasingly trigger autism.
Prof. Mankertz has admitted that the “measles virus” contains typical cell’s natural components (ribosomes, the protein factories of the cell). Since the vaccination against measles contains whole “whole measles virus”, this vaccine contains cell’s own structures. This explains why vaccination against measles causes frequent and more severe allergies and autoimmune reactions than other types of vaccination. The court expert Prof. Podbielski stated on several occasions that by the assertion of the RKI with regard to ribosomes in the measles virus, the thesis of existence of measles virus has been falsified.
In the trial it was also put on record that the highest German scientific authority in the field of infectious diseases, the RKI, contrary to its legal remit as per § 4 Infection Protection Act (IfSG), has failed to create tests for alleged measles virus and to publish these. The RKI claims that it made internal studies on measles virus, however refuses to hand over or publish the results.
Groundbreaking: China Study Links Immune Activation By Vaccination & Autism
*This article is a summary of a larger article put together by J.B. Handley at Healthcare in America. It is a conglomeration of a wide body of recent research pieced together by a growing group of concerned scientists. For more information, please visit the website, vaccinepapers.org.
A study out of China is the first to test the effects of immune activation by vaccination (hep B/BCG) on brain development in rats. Results indicate vaccines containing an aluminum adjuvant (i.e., hep B) spike cytokine levels in the hippocampus region of the brain, in particular the cytokine interleukin-6 (IL-6), the key cytokine known for its dysregulating effect on neuronal circuitry and the key cytokine implicated in autism.
Did Chinese scientists find autism’s missing puzzle piece?
BY J.B. HANDLEY February 22, 2017
Scientists appear to be far closer to explaining the mechanisms of action within the body that cause autism. Most of the research that has created this understanding has been published in the last 36 months, and largely from international scientists in Canada, France, Israel, and China. Four clear, replicable, and related discoveries explaining how autism is triggered are forming an undeniably clear picture of autism’s causation, and possibly ways to alleviate the symptoms, too.
Vaccine facts, damage and angry grandmothers around Australia
Bev Pattenden talks about the mercury, aluminum, formaldehyde, aborted fetal cells, and animal cells that are being injected into people by vaccines. She is one of many angry grandmothers around Australia who are standing up to speak about vaccine damage. All Communications, Answers, comments and opinions provided by Dianne Ellis and Bev Pattenden are only general information, and are not intended to be a substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, legal, or other professional advice. Bev Pattenden, Dianne Ellis and ‘The Healing Hour’ do not endorse, and expressly disclaims liability for any product, manufacturer, distributor, service or service provider mentioned or any opinion expressed in messages and comments left on these Forums, Blogs, social media or Knowledge Base. You should always speak with your doctor, general practitioner, physician or other healthcare professional before taking any medication or nutritional, herbal or homeopathic supplement, or adopting any natural treatment for a health problem. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. Information provided by Bev Pattenden or Dianne Ellis is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. If you do anything recommended on this site, without the supervision of a licensed medical doctor, you do so at your own risk
Conform prospectului, vaccinul PRIORIX utilizat in Romania pentru imunizare ROR NU acoperă “virusul” de rujeolă al “epidemiei” actuale.
Detalii gasisiti mai jos:
1. Prospectul zice că ar acoperi un tip de “virus” Schwarz.
Compozitie calitativa si cantitativa:
Priorix este un preparat combinat, liofilizat, format din tulpinile atenuate ale virusurilor rujeolic Schwarz, urlian RIT 4385 (derivat din tulpina Jeryl Lynn) si rubeolic Wistar RA 27/3, obtinute separat prin propagare fie in tesut embrionar de gaina (urlian si rujeolic), fie in celule diploide umane MRC5 (rubeolic).
2. Rapoartele europene zic că “epidemia” este cu “virus” B3.
The primary case was in Romania for 17 days before symptom onset, and stayed in an area with reported measles transmission .
All cases sequenced from the outbreak were genotype B3, however the distinct sequence data were inconclusive to establish a link with the outbreak in Romania
Riassunto del flash mob di stamani al Senato della Repubblica…pochi ma BBONI!!! Grazie alle forze dell’ordine che sno state stupende!!!!
Summary of this morning’s flash mob in the Senate of the republic… a few but bboni!!! Thanks to the forces of order that sno were!!!!
You”ll be amazed how even the most trivial vaccine science is argued over by pro-vaccine doctors!
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A nombre de AFECTADAS MEXICO VACUNA PAPILOMA HUMANO
Agradecemos a RADIO FORMULA PROYECTO PUENTE a su Titular
LUIS ALBERTO MEDINA
Datos para comprender la ENTREVISTA ya que por los tiempos no se puede extender en explicaciones.
HOSPITAL GENERAL REGIONAL N1 INSTITUTO MEXICANO DEL SEGURO SOCIAL IMSS SONORA.
HOSPITAL PEDIÁTRICO CENTRO MÉDICO NACIONAL DE OCCIDENTE IMSS JALISCO, MÉXICO
FICHA TÉCNICA . Es el documento autorizado donde se reflejan las condiciones de uso autorizadas para el medicamento y recoge la información científica esencial para los médicos y otros profesionales sanitarios. Aporta la información necesaria para su aplicación terapéutica: indicaciones (en que enfermedad/enfermedades y circunstancias está demostrada su eficacia y seguridad), posología, precauciones, contraindicaciones, reacciones adversas, uso en condiciones especiales (niños, embarazo, lactancia,..) y también resume los datos clínicos, propiedades farmacológicas o datos preclínicos sobre seguridad, que ayudan al medico a saber en qué tipo de pacientes puede o no utilizarlo y le guia sobre como puede comportarse el farmaco.
En el caso de la Vacuna VPH su ficha técnica es un libro de 100 páginas donde se especifica un listado grande de reacciones adversas como respuestas autoinmunes, daño neurológico, desmayos, etc.
SOMATIZACIÓN. Es un diagnóstico psiquiátrico aplicado a pacientes quienes se quejan crónica y persistentemente de varios síntomas físicos que no tienen un origen físico identificable.
ES EL DIAGNÓSTICO MÁS COMÚN QUE SE LES ESTA DANDO A LAS NIÑAS QUE PRESENTAN REACCIÓN ADVERSA, PERDIENDO TIEMPO EN VALORACIÓN OPORTUNA Y TRATAMIENTO. Negando nexo causal post vacunal.
PARESTESIA. Se define como la sensación anormal de los sentidos o de la sensibilidad general que se traduce por una sensación de hormigueo, adormecimiento, acorchamiento, etc., producido por una patología en cualquier sector de las estructuras del sistema nervioso central o periférico1
El entumecimiento y hormigueo son sensaciones anormales que se pueden producir en cualquier parte del cuerpo, pero son más usuales en las manos, pies, brazos y piernas.
Los signos y síntomas característicos de la parestesia pueden ser permanentes o transitorios. Sin embargo, en la mayor parte de los casos, se trata de una patología temporal causada por la presencia de algún tipo de presión sobre los terminales nerviosos
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Regional General Hospital N1 Mexican Social Insurance Institute Sonora.
Paediatric Hospital National Medical Center of West Imss Jalisco, Mexico
Technical Information. It is the authorized document where the conditions of use authorised for the medicinal product are reflected and contains the essential scientific information for doctors and other health professionals. Provides the information necessary for its therapeutic application: Indications (in which disease / diseases and circumstances is proven to be effective and safety), posology, precautions, contraindications, adverse reactions, use in special conditions (children, pregnancy, lactation,..) and It also summarizes clinical data, pharmacological properties or preclinical safety data, which help the doctor to know what type of patients may or may not use and guide him on how the drug can behave.
In the case of the HPV vaccine its technical sheet is a 100-page book specifying a large list of adverse reactions such as autoimmune responses, neurological damage, fainting, etc.
Somatization. It is a psychiatric diagnosis applied to patients who are chronically and persistently complaining of several physical symptoms that do not have an identifiable physical origin.
It is the most common diagnosis given to girls who have adverse reactions, wasting time in timely assessment and treatment. Denying Post-vaccination causal link.
Paraesthesia. It is defined as the abnormal sensation of the senses or general sensitivity resulting from a sensation of tingling, numbness, Acorchamiento, etc., produced by a pathology in any sector of the central nervous system or periférico1
Numbness and tingling are abnormal sensations that can occur in any part of the body, but are more commonly used in hands, feet, arms and legs.
Signs and symptoms characteristic of may be permanent or transient. However, in most cases, it is a temporary pathology caused by the presence of some kind of pressure on nervous terminals
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100% Proof! Human DNA in Vaccines
Presentation recorded on February 16, 2017 in Sonora, California with Marcella Piper-Terry.
#Vaxxed #PrayBig #RecombinantDNA #InsertionalMutagenesis #FetalCellLine #ProLife #Abortion #ChooseLife #RespectLife #MarchForLife #MRC5 #WI38 #RA273 #WALVAX2
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The Vaccine Culture War is heating up. Ground zero is America, Europe and other economically developed countries, where the pharmaceutical industrial complex is raising an iron fist to protect multi-billion dollar profits by disempowering the people.
In America, professors and doctors in academia and government are profiling parents by class and race to shame and discredit those challenging vaccine orthodoxy. Elite members of the highest paid professions in our society are using academic journals and mainstream media to openly preach fear, hate, prejudice and discrimination against people who disagree with them about vaccination.
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Study – Mercury, lead, and zinc in baby teeth of children with autism versus controls.
This study determined the level of mercury, lead, and zinc in baby teeth of children with autism spectrum disorder (n = 15, age 6.1 +/- 2.2 yr) and typically developing children (n = 11, age = 7 +/- 1.7 yr). Children with autism had significantly (2.1-fold) higher levels of mercury but similar levels of lead and similar levels of zinc. Children with autism also had significantly higher usage of oral antibiotics during their first 12 mo of life, and possibly higher usage of oral antibiotics during their first 36 mo of life. Baby teeth are a good measure of cumulative exposure to toxic metals during fetal development and early infancy, so this study suggests that children with autism had a higher body burden of mercury during fetal/infant development. Antibiotic use is known to almost completely inhibit excretion of mercury in rats due to alteration of gut flora. Thus, higher use of oral antibiotics in the children with autism may have reduced their ability to excrete mercury, and hence may partially explain the higher level in baby teeth. Higher usage of oral antibiotics in infancy may also partially explain the high incidence of chronic gastrointestinal problems in individuals with autism.
New Concerns about the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
American College of Pediatricians – January 2016
The American College of Pediatricians (The College) is committed to the health and well-being of children, including prevention of disease by vaccines. It has recently come to the attention of the College that one of the recommended vaccines could possibly be associated with the very rare but serious condition of premature ovarian failure (POF), also known as premature menopause. There have been two case report series (3 cases each) published since 2013 in which post-menarcheal adolescent girls developed laboratory documented POF within weeks to several years of receiving Gardasil, a four-strain human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV4).1,2 Adverse events that occur after vaccines are frequently not caused by the vaccine and there has not been a noticeable rise in POF cases in the last 9 years since HPV4 vaccine has been widely used.
Nevertheless there are legitimate concerns that should be addressed: (1) long-term ovarian function was not assessed in either the original rat safety studies3,4 or in the human vaccine trials, (2) most primary care physicians are probably unaware of a possible association between HPV4 and POF and may not consider reporting POF cases or prolonged amenorrhea (missing menstrual periods) to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), (3) potential mechanisms of action have been postulated based on autoimmune associations with the aluminum adjuvant used1 and previously documented ovarian toxicity in rats from another component, polysorbate 80,2 and (4) since licensure of Gardasil® in 2006, there have been about 213 VAERS reports (per the publicly available CDC WONDER VAERS database) involving amenorrhea, POF or premature menopause, 88% of which have been associated with Gardasil®.5 The two-strain HPV2, CervarixTM, was licensed late in 2009 and accounts for 4.7 % of VAERS amenorrhea reports since 2006, and 8.5% of those reports from February 2010 through May 2015. This compares to the pre-HPV vaccine period from 1990 to 2006 during which no cases of POF or premature menopause and 32 cases of amenorrhea were reported to VAERS.
HPV Vaccine: American College of Pediatricians Issues Rare Warning Against Vaccine Due to Premature Ovarian Failure
By: Tara West
In an unprecedented move, the American College of Pediatricians has issued a warning against a vaccine that has been approved by the FDA and CDC. The College says that they are committed to the health and well-being of children, and due to their commitment to children’s health, they feel that safety concerns regarding the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Gardasil should be made public.
The College says that in addition to concerning correlations between Gardasil and Premature Ovarian Failure, they are also concerned with the pre-release vaccine testing methods utilized by Gardasil maker Merck. Pre-licensure safety trials for Gardasil used a placebo that contained polysorbate 80 as well as an aluminum adjuvant, which are both contained within the vaccine. Therefore, if either of these ingredients could cause ovarian dysfunction, an increase in amenorrhea probably would not have been detected. The College notes that the placebo-controlled trials were highly questionable due to the fact that the placebos were actually not placebos at all.
Kickbacks: What Your Pediatrician Gets for Vaccinating
(And a Peek At what Big Pharma Gets)
The Role Insurance Companies Play and The Kickbacks Doctors Get
Vaccines are a Trillion Dollar Business and there are incentives at every corner for anyone playing a role in injecting them into the world’s population. Just take a look at what a doctor gets from Blue Cross Blue Shield.
(All of the information in the graphic and more can be found here, in the Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Physician’s Performance Recognition Program/Provider Incentive ProgramBlue Cross Blue Shield’s Physician’s Performance Recognition Program/Provider Incentive Program.)
Now look at the schedule for vaccines.
In the United States in the 1950’s, children received 13 doses of four vaccines by age two. In the mid 1980’s, children received 15 doses of seven vaccines by age two. In 2010, the CDC recommended 37 doses of 14 vaccines by age two (Mercola and CDC). Now, in August of 2016, it is recommended that children receive 49 doses of 14 vaccines by age six, and 70 doses of 15 vaccines by age 18. These numbers just changed by 2 doses, as this month the CDC just announced that children going into 7th and 12th grades are now required to get the meningococcal vaccine – that’s 2 more does of vaccines making it 71 doses of vaccines by age 18 and adding close to sixty billion dollars into the pockets of big pharma.
The even scarier part – as of 2013, there were/are nearly 300 vaccines in development, as is proudly boasted in Pharma.com. Multiply 300 by thirty billion – that’s 9 TRILLION dollars in vaccines coming our way.
CDC Vaccine Price List
Just how much do vaccines cost the people giving them? Here’s a whole list from the CDC.
For Information and Resources on Vaccines see:
Vaccines 101 – http://raisingnaturalkids.com/vaccine-info/
The most important message I want to relay about getting your children vaccinated: Do your research before deciding that you are going to vaccinate! Every parent wants what is best for his/her children, so doesn’t it make sense to take the time to actually get some background information and facts about vaccines before injecting them into a newborn baby? In my eyes we owe it to our children to look into anything they are exposed to, whether ingested, inhaled or injected, as children are dependent on parents to make the educated choices for them when they cannot do it themselves. If after having thoroughly researched both sides of the pros and cons of vaccinations and you decided to move forward with vaccinating your children, then that is a decision you are making based on knowledge, rather than blindly going into vaccinating just because it is what the government, and thus, the American Medical Association say (yes, I realize these are two major giants that people want to trust no matter what, but they are made up of individuals who don’t always have the good of the people in mind (or they are blinded to the truth as hidden by the CDC), as you will come to see in your research if you dig deep enough).
Being that I am not a medical expert, but a mother who does a lot of research to make sure I do the best for my kids, I will direct you to valuable links, books, documentaries and information about vaccinations, along with providing you with some of what I have learned along the way.
If you are just delving into your research, it is important to note there is a reason that the United States government actually has a Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, where they will “award” a set dollar amount in certain circumstances if a person is injured or dies due to a vaccine. This program protects the pharmaceutical companies in that a person cannot sue the companies that make the vaccinations (the money paid out comes from the taxpayers’ pockets)! This isn’t the case in other countries. For instance, this past February 2014, five French families have joined forces to take GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and Sanofi to court after their children were severely injured due to vaccines.
VACCINATIONS: PART I – MEDICAL RESEARCH ON SIDS AND EPIDEMICS
by: Scheibner, Viera, Ph.D.
Viera Scheibner is a retired principal research scientist with a doctorate in natural sciences. During her distinguished career, she has published three books and 90 scientific papers in prestigious scientific journals. Since the mid-80’s, she has done extensive research into vaccines and vaccinations. Her first research was in the area of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). She wasn’t even studying vaccinations, but she stumbled onto a relationship between SIDS and vaccinations that lead to a very deep study into vaccination literature in medical journals. In 1983, she published her book on the results of her research Vaccination: The Medical Assault on the Immune System. She often provides expert reports for court cases involving immunizations and vaccine-damaged individuals throughout the world.
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (SIDS)
In 1985, I was introduced into the world of vaccinations through a breathing monitor invented by my husband, Leif Karlsson, who was a bio-medical engineer specializing in patient monitoring systems. Leif developed a computerized breathing monitor for babies which we called “Cotwatch”, short for ‘watching the cot’. Our monitor gives computer print-outs, and you can monitor for weeks on end, because Cotwatch is a non-touch medical technology. The sensor pad goes under the mattress; nothing is attached to the baby and the baby can roll all over the cot while the breathing is monitored. In 1986, pediatric researchers studying Crib Death Syndrome or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) believed babies were dying because of an inborn fault in the breathing control center in the brain. So they concentrated their studies on breathing. Many parents opted for monitoring their newborn babies’ breathing at home, and we collected feedback from all parents who used our monitor in this research.
OUR FIRST CASE HISTORY This baby was put on our monitor before he was vaccinated, and for more than three weeks, there were hardly any alarms at all. Then suddenly, the mother recorded a whole series of alarms. We thought there was a defect in the monitor, and I sent a different unit, but the alarms continued. After one night when they had six alarms in 24 hours their pediatrician advised them to stop monitoring. But if you have alarms on certain days and no alarms on other days, it is not the equipment malfunctioning; there is good reason for alarms like that. I transferred the baby’s forms onto a graph, but did not understand it at the time. Five years later, I telephoned the mother and asked her when the child was vaccinated. The first injection was given one day before these alarms started. The child hadn’t even recovered before the second injection was given. So there was a high level of stress caused by vaccines even when the child was not dying. There were no alarms before vaccination, and then a series of alarms. The alarms sound to tell you that your child is under stress when their breathing is shallow (hypopneas) or when their breathing ceases temporily (apneas).
We then informed the pediatric and SIDS researchers that the babies were having alarms after vaccinations. We were not critical of vaccines and we didn’t even know about the raging controversy surrounding vaccinations. At this point, the Crib Death Management Center pediatricians stopped sending parents to get our monitor. They didn’t want parents to know that vaccines were stressing their children. Until that time, I was actually pro-vaccination.
SIDS RESEARCH IGNORES THE STRESS ALARMS SIDS researchers call all the alarms which occur when the child is breathing very shallowly, but not dying, ‘false alarms’. Their notion of ‘false alarms’ actually prevents them from having any results. Instead of throwing these alarms into the garbage bin as false alarms we studied them, and did our own research using the computerized breathing monitor, recording the babies’ breathing longitudinally over weeks on end. Overnight six to eight hour studies are often used in SIDS research, but they are very misleading.
How the Government is Hiding Vaccine-Related Deaths
July 21, 2017 Comments by Brian Shilhavy
Editor, Health Impact News
This latest article by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., explains how world governments go to great lengths to hide vaccine-related deaths.
The fact that vaccines do cause deaths sometimes is not even a fact in dispute. In addition to the deaths reported in the U.S. Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), the Department of Justice supplies a quarterly report to the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines on cases settled for vaccine injuries and deaths.
The American public is largely unaware that there is a “vaccine court” known as the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP). This program was started as a result of a law passed in 1986 that gave pharmaceutical companies total legal immunity from being sued due to injuries and deaths resulting from vaccines.
If you or a family member is injured or dies from vaccines, you must sue the federal government in this special vaccine court.
Many cases are litigated for years before a settlement is reached, and a November 2014 GAO report criticized the government for not making the public more aware that the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program exists, and that there are funds available for vaccine injuries and deaths.
Therefore, the settlements represented by vaccine injuries and deaths included in the DOJ reports probably represent a small fraction of the actual vaccine injuries and deaths occurring in America today.
Also, as we have previously reported, the CDC lists 130 official ways for an infant to die, but vaccine deaths are not even an option. If the death does not fall into one of these 130 causes, it usually gets listed as SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
SIDS has skyrocketed since the 1986 National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program started.
Hiding Vaccine-Related Deaths With Semantic Sleight-of-Hand
By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. – World Mercury Project
CDC Lists 131 Causes of Death For A Child but Omits Vaccines
More Vaccine Fatalities – Hidden in the Death Tables
“SIDS,” “suffocation in bed,” and death due to “unknown and unspecified causes,” are just three of the 130 official cause-of-death categories that might be concealing fatalities that were really caused by vaccination. Several other ICD categories are possible candidates for incorrect infant death classifications: unspecified viral diseases, diseases of the blood, diseases of the nervous system, unspecified diseases of the respiratory system, and shaken baby syndrome. All of these official categories may be repositories of vaccine-related infant deaths reclassified as common fatalities.
For example, a vaccine against rotavirus-induced diarrhea (Rotarix) was licensed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2008. However, in a clinical study that evaluated the safety of this vaccine, vaccinated babies died at a significantly higher rate than non-vaccinated babies — mainly due to a statistical increase in pneumonia fatalities. (One biologically plausible explanation is that natural rotavirus infection might have a protective effect against respiratory infection.) Although these deaths appear to be vaccine related, coroners are likely to have misclassified them as pneumonia.
Some infant fatalities that occur shortly after vaccinations are incorrectly classified as shaken baby syndrome. Retinal and subdural bleeding can result from an adult that shook the baby or from vaccine damage. Expert testimony by medical practitioners has exonerated innocent parents of all charges against them. This is just another example of how the true cause of death can be reclassified or hidden within the death tables.
The practice of reclassifying ICD data greatly concerns the CDC “because inaccurate or inconsistent cause-of-death determination and reporting hamper the ability to monitor national trends, ascertain risk factors, and design and evaluate programs to prevent these deaths.” Thus, medical certification practices need to be monitored to determine how often vaccine-related infant deaths are being reclassified as ordinary mortality in the ICD. More importantly, parents need to be warned that vaccine safety is grossly overestimated when vaccine-related deaths are not being accurately documented.
Vaccine Safety, Informed Consent and Human Rights
There are 130 official ways for an infant to die (as categorized in the ICD), and one unofficial way for an infant to die: following an adverse reaction to one or more vaccines. When vaccine-related deaths are hidden within the death tables, parents are denied the ability to ascertain honest vaccine risk-to-benefit ratios, and true informed consent to vaccinations is not possible. When families are urged to vaccinate their children without access to accurate data on vaccine-related deaths, their human rights have been violated. Medical health authorities, pediatricians, and the vaccine industry then become criminal accomplices to each infant death caused by vaccines — even when vaccines are not officially acknowledged as the cause of death. Finding ways to increase vaccine safety, providing families with true informed consent, and preserving human rights must be the top priorities.
Study – Evidence that Food Proteins in Vaccines Cause the Development of Food Allergies and Its Implications for Vaccine Policy
Corresponding Author: Vinu Arumugham
San Jose, CA, USA
Nobel Laureate Charles Richet demonstrated over a hundred years ago that injecting a protein into animals or humans causes immune system sensitization to that protein. Subsequent exposure to the protein can result in allergic reactions or anaphylaxis. This fact has since been demonstrated over and over again in humans and animal models. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) confirmed that food proteins in vaccines cause food allergy, in its 2011 report on vaccine adverse events. The IOM’s confirmation is the latest and most authoritative since Dr. Richet’s discovery. Many vaccines and injections contain food proteins. Many studies since 1940 have demonstrated that food proteins in vaccines cause sensitization in humans. Allergens in vaccines are not fully disclosed. No safe dosage level for injected allergens has been established. As a result, allergen quantities in vaccines and injections are not regulated. Allergen quantities in vaccine excipients are also not regulated. It has been demonstrated that a smaller quantity of allergen is needed to cause sensitization than elicitation. It is well recognized that many currently approved vaccines have enough allergen to cause anaphylaxis. Therefore, they contain more than enough allergen to cause sensitization. Children today have fewer childhood infectious diseases. They have less exposure to helminths. C-section birth rates have increased in the last few decades by 50%. C-section births are known to result in sub-optimal gut micro biome in the newborn. All the above result in an immune imbalance biased towards atopy. Vaccine schedules today include 30-40 shots. Up to five shots may be simultaneously administered in one sitting. Vaccines contain adjuvants such as pertussis toxins and aluminum compounds that also bias towards allergy. Adjuvants also increase the immunogenicity of injected food proteins. This combination of atopic children and food protein injection along with adjuvants, contributes to millions developing lifethreatening food allergies. Given the scale and severity of the food allergy epidemic, urgent action is needed to change vaccine policy concerning vaccine specifications, manufacture, vaccine package insert documentation requirements, the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) and the National Vaccine Injury compensation program. Many researchers have called for the removal of food proteins from vaccines and re-evaluation of adjuvants such as aluminum compounds. In the interim, food allergy warnings can be included in vaccine package inserts. Simultaneous administration of multiple vaccines can be stopped to avoid the combined negative effects of multiple food proteins and adjuvants.
Vaccinated Population Spreads Mumps Across The Country
Rob Dew and Alex Jones expose how fully vaccinated individuals are catching the mumps virus.
Stirile PRO TV – SCANDALOS ! Vaccinul BCG (anti-tuberculoza) cauzeaza… tuberculoza
Inclusiv medicii admit ca acest ser, importat de Ministerul Sanatatii din Danemarca, da reactii mult mai severe fata de cel care se producea in trecut la ”Institutul Cantacuzino”.
In plus, ei sunt nevoiti sa le aplice tratamente extrem de dure unor prunci de cateva luni.
Luca are sapte luni si jumatate. A fost vaccinat in a doua zi de viata cu un ser contra tuberculozei produs in Danemarca. Dupa doua luni au aparut primele reactii adverse.
”Am ajuns la pediatru si ne-a zis adenopatie axilara de la vaccin. Un ganglion umflat. Au fost analize la sange, suc gastric, radiografie la plamani. Ne-a trimis direct la chirurg, la incizie. Era plin de puroi”, spune mama lui Luca.
Apoi a urmat un lung tratament pe baza de antiobiotic. Culmea, acelasi folosit pentru tratarea tuberculozei. Mama lui mai povesteste ca la spital a intalnit si alte femei in aceeasi situatie. Copii de numai cateva luni care sufereau teribil, dupa cum recunosc si specialistii.
Zeci de parinti au facut plangeri la directiile de sanatate publica cerand sa fie schimbat acest vaccin.
Raspunsul il dau cei de la Ministerul Sanatatii. Vaccinul BCG cu tulpina Coopenhaga a ajuns pe piata din Romania de mai putin de un an, dupa ce Institutul Cantacuzino a incetat sa mai produca serul.
Ministerul admite ca au fost semnalate peste o suta de cazuri cu reactii adverse, dar sustine ca situatia nu este una grava si ca de multe ori ar fi fost vina medicilor care au gresit dozajul.
Specialistii recunosc ca in cazul vaccinului de la Cantacuzino, incidenta de reactii adverse era de sapte ori mai mica.
Adevarul despre vaccinuri. Fostul ministru al Sanatatii din Finlanda rupe tacerea
90% Of Pregnant Women Refusing Flu Shot
Pregnant women are a demographic that pharmaceutical companies rely on for heavy profits. And whenever they are looking to further enhance their bottom lines, it is one of the first demographics they turn to. Pregnant women are typically keen on doing everything they can to make sure they not only have a healthy baby, but maintain the pregnancy. Interestingly enough, however, most pregnant women feel that the health and maintenance of their fetuses means NOT getting the suggested flu shots. According to Waking Times, “most” means 90% of them. Being honest here, that makes me feel pretty happy. Sadly, Doctors feel they have this control, authority over pregnant women and also feel they can expose their internal fears and intuition. This isn’t every Doctor, clearly, but it does seem a good amount of them push the flu shot onto pregnant patients.
But the flu shot is with complications to fetuses.
Getting a flu shot during pregnancy provides unanticipated risks to the baby. Specifically, one study showed that the H1N1 vaccination during the H1N1 pandemic was associated with thousands of cases of miscarriages and stillbirths which the CDC failed to inform vaccine providers.
Current data from a 3-year reporting base is confirming previous reports that the majority of pregnant women are refusing influenza and other related vaccines that may jeopardize their health and that of their baby.
In 2011, Dr. Alessandro Bertoucci who analyzed the practices of 256 physicians treating more than 600,000 patients, reported that a staggering 91% of pregnant women are declining influenza vaccines due to fears of miscarriage and suspected toxins in the vaccine itself.
Vaccinations as a Cause of Spine, Face & Eye Asymmetry
By Erwin Alber
July 23, 2013
Between May 2003 and May 2006, Germany’s highest health authority the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) conducted a large scale survey named KIGGS to assess the physical and mental health of children and youths up to the age of 17. The study comprised 17,641 children and gathered an enormous amount of data, including their vaccination status.
Private citizens were able to obtain the raw data for a fee, which enabled Angelika Kögel-Schauz (now Angelika Müller) to make a statistical assessment of the information pertaining to vaccination, a topic she has a long-standing interest in. She has published the results in her article ‘Impfen macht krank‘.
The results of her investigation clearly show and confirmed that vaccine-free children are healthier than vaccinated children. A scoliosis, which is an abnormal curvature of the spine, was e.g. found in 5.3% of vaccinated children, while among the vaccine-free children the number of scoliosis cases was zero, which from a statistical viewpoint is a highly significant finding.
Vaccines are neurotoxic, meaning they have a particularly detrimental effect on the nervous system, including the brain. If a nerve or nerves going to the muscles which hold the spine in place are damaged by vaccines, the spine is pulled out of alignment, resulting in an abnormal curvature of the spine (scoliosis).
A collection of images of vaccine-injured children in China shows a severe case of vaccine-related scoliosis.
Why vaccinating Children against Chickenpox might give YOU Shingles
After a childhood attack of chicken pox, the virus lies dormant in the nerves until triggered in later life when it flares up as shingles. Children might soon be vaccinated against chicken pox, according to recent reports. But some experts question the need for a vaccine against an infection that’s so mild – especially when it could put thousands of elderly people at greater risk of shingles.
Chicken pox causes up to 50 deaths a year, 40 of them children, and it seems the Government’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation is considering adding a vaccine against it to the MMR jab.
But there is widespread concern about this. First because a similar MMR super jab now used in America has been found to double the risk of fits in some children.
Also the jab has raised the rate of shingles among the old – according to one U.S. study, cases have risen by 90 per cent. Here even the Government health watchdog, the Health Protection Agency, has predicted that a vaccine could cause a 20 per cent rise in shingles cases.
But how could a vaccine for children make old people ill? Chicken pox and shingles are caused by the varicella virus – after a childhood attack of chicken pox, the virus lies dormant in the nerves until triggered in later life when it flares up as shingles.
‘Every time adults come into contact with children who’ve just caught chicken pox, they get the natural equivalent of a booster shot of the virus which strengthens their resistance,’ explains Dr Phillip Welsby, an infectious diseases expert who has just retired from Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.
In the past, when a child got chicken pox their mother would invite neighbours’ children to a ‘chicken pox party’ so they, too, could become infected and get it over with.
‘What the parents usually didn’t realise was they were benefiting as well,’ says Welsby. ‘GPs, for instance, are less likely to develop shingles, because they are regularly exposed to children with chicken pox.’
However, a nationwide campaign to vaccinate children against the disease would mean adults would be exposed to fewer children with chicken pox, so they miss out on this natural booster ‘jab’.
While nearly all cases of chicken pox are pretty mild – a slight fever for a few days and small itchy blisters – shingles is often a nasty condition in the elderly. By the age of 85, 65 per cent of us will have suffered this often extremely painful disease.
It begins as a burning sensation along the nerves down which the virus is moving, followed by the rash and fever, usually lasting three to five days. But in some cases – as many as 20 per cent of those over 50 – severe pain will be there six months later.
40 per cent of sufferers will have long-lasting pain due to permanent nerve damage, according to the Shingles Support Society.
Australia Flu Vaccine Disaster
May 28, 2011
KIRSTEN and Mick Button were looking forward to a family holiday in Bali when the letter landed in their mailbox. From the West Australian Health Department, it urged them to vaccinate their children against the flu. A killer new strain of influenza, a mutant mix of human, avian and swine influenza viruses, had swept the country the previous winter, and WA was taking no chances. It offered the flu vaccine free to all children, the only state or territory to do so. “It encouraged us to protect our children,” Kirsten says of the letter. “Our four-year-old, Cooper, has asthma so we thought it was the best thing to do. When you get that letter, you are in a situation where if you don’t vaccinate, you feel like you’re not doing the right thing.”
Kirsten took Cooper and his 11-month-old sister, Saba, to their local GP for the flu shot at lunchtime on April 19 last year. On the way home in the car, Saba would not stop screaming. Back in their beachside home in the Perth suburb of Watermans Bay, Kirsten gave her little girl some Panadol to soothe her, and “she was fine all afternoon”.
After dinner, Kirsten went out for a pilates class, leaving Mick to give Saba a bottle and put her to bed at 7pm. An hour later, he heard moaning over the baby monitor. When he checked on Saba in her upstairs cot she was, Kirsten relates, “burning hot, limp like a rag doll”. Mick called his wife to let her hear their daughter’s whimpers over the phone. “I’d never heard anything like it,” Kirsten says. “I was hysterical. I couldn’t drive; my dad had to drive me back home.” While her fretful parents waited for an ambulance, Saba’s temperature was 40.2 degrees, a high fever.
“She was lying very still and groaning and moaning,” Kirsten says. “She was so white.” In the wailing ambulance, as diarrhoea seeped from Saba’s nappy, her parents panicked as they listened to the machine monitoring their baby’s heart, racing at 238 beats per minute – double the usual rate. When the ambulance arrived at Perth’s Princess Margaret Hospital, doctors and nurses were waiting out the front. Kirsten remembers hearing one of them remark, “It’s another Fluvax baby.”
When swine flu emerged from Mexico in April 2009, initial reports were that it was killing one in every 20 people infected. Within eight weeks the virus had swept across four continents, Australia included, prompting the World Health Organisation to declare the first global flu pandemic of the century. In July 2009, federal health minister Nicola Roxon warned that in a “worst-case scenario” 6000 Australians could die from the new flu that had already infected 10,000 people, killed 22 and landed 60 others in intensive care. It was highly contagious and it was striking in unpredictable ways: fit, healthy young people normally strong enough to fight off the seasonal flu were being taken down. At its worst it was causing organ failure and brain damage and fears were held for pregnant women, the elderly and people with underlying medical conditions.