Tag: mandatory vaccines


May

18

2012

Rise in paralysis cases after polio vaccine

Cases of non-polio acute flaccid paralysis, better known as AFP, has sharply increased with the increase in the administration of oral polio vaccination (OPV) in the country under the much-acclaimed polio eradication programme. According to a report by Dr. Neetu Vashisht and Dr. Jacob Puliyel, appearing in the April-June issue of the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, the incidence of non-polio AFP had gone up...

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Feb

05

2012

Vaccine Exemption Laws of Washington State

RCW 28A.210.090 Immunization program — Exemptions. (1) Any child shall be exempt in whole or in part from the immunization measures required by RCW 28A.210.060 through 28A.210.170 upon the presentation of any one or more of the certifications required by this section, on a form prescribed by the department of health: (a) A written certification signed by a health care practitioner that a particular vaccine required by rule of...

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Feb

09

2010

Advisers on Vaccines Often Have Conflicts, Report Says

GARDINER HARRIS New York Times December 18, 2009 WASHINGTON — A new report finds that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did a poor job of screening medical experts for financial conflicts when it hired them to advise the agency on vaccine safety, officials said Thursday. Most of the experts who served on advisory panels in 2007 to evaluate vaccines for flu and cervical...

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Jan

28

2010

Reality Bytes – Quotes & Stats

Aspartame  (NutraSweet®) was first approved in 1974. It was then taken off the market in 1975 due to many health complaints. The financial backers of the toxic sweetener then forked out $310,000,000 dollars in 1981 to SLIDE it by the FDA under the new name NutraSweet®. (Remember, aspartame is a man-made chemical. It can actually increase the appetite and has many associated complaints. If a...

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Jan

04

2010

Vaccine Scene: Update and Review

In our office we are frequently asked our opinion and position on vaccination in both children and adults. This lengthy monograph is an attempt to express a minority view and position that is contrary to current government, public and medical opinion on the subject. However, whatever position on the vaccination decision one chooses to adopt, we feel the most important point is parental choice! Therefore,...

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Jan

04

2010

Hepatitis B Vaccine Comes Under Fire

State Leaders, National Associations Call for End to Vaccination – By Michael Devitt Ever since the hepatitis B vaccine was approved by the FDA more than a decade ago, concerned parents have been questioning its use.  Now it appears that the debate over the safety of the vaccine is raising questions at the state and national level. In a statement released on July 8, the...

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Feb

04

2008

Autism

by Dr. Viera Scheibner and Bronwyn Hancock BSc. There has been a fair degree of publicity recently, more in some parts of the world than others, in relation to the research that has linked the MMR vaccine to autism. What is the most publicized is that UK researcher DR Andrew Wakefield and his group of researchers studied children who developed Crohn’s disease and autism and...

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Feb

04

2007

Vaccine Reactions

If you or someone you know has had an adverse event from a vaccine, you need to insist that your doctor report the problem.  It has been estimated that only 10% of adverse vaccine reactions are reported by the patient’s doctor; after you insist, you must ask for proof that the reaction was reported appropriately.  You can also take matters into your own hands and visit V.A.E.R.S....

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Feb

04

2007

Challenging the Theory of Artificial Immunity

The practice of vaccination against disease began in 1796 by Edward Jenner, who used the pus of blisters from cowpox to vaccinate people against smallpox. Despite the fact that vaccination is perhaps viewed as the strongest preventive measure against disease in modern health care, its practice and protocol has been challenged in recent years by a growing number of doctors and scientists, as well as...

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