The British Medical Journal (BMJ) has now-retracted a British study that linked autism to childhood vaccines calling it “an elaborate fraud that has done long-lasting damage to public health.” An investigation just published by the BMJ concluded that the study’s author, Dr. Andrew Wakefield, misrepresented or altered the medical histories of all 12 of the patients whose cases formed the basis of the 1998 study — and that there was “no doubt” Wakefield was responsible. [...]
Autism link to vaccines refuted by British Medical Journal – bogus research an elaborate fraud causing global declines in vaccination rates
H1N1 (Swine Flu): Got Flu Shot Yet? If You Are Like Most Americans, the Answer Would Be No…The Question Is, Should You???
Most of us avoid needles, well…like the plague… Even so, flu shots are good for you. What are some of the reasons you should roll up that sleeve this fall? Consider this: The U.S. government recommends all 330 million Americans get vaccinated. In an average flu year, up to 20% of the U.S. population gets the flu. Around 36,000 people die annually from the flu. There are many good reasons to get a flu shot [...]
H1N1 (Swine Flu): The 2010 ACIP Recommendations For The Prevention And Control Of Influenza Using Influenza Vaccine
The meeting of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) just updated the 2009 recommendations regarding the use of influenza vaccine for the prevention and control of influenza. These 2010 influenza recommendations include new and updated information. Highlights of the 2010 revisions include: Recommendation that annual vaccination be administered to all persons over 6 months of age for the 2010–11 influenza season Recommendation that children aged 6 months–8 years should receive 2 doses of [...]
H1N1 (Swine Flu): What A Difference A Low Mortality Rate Makes…Expired H1N1 Flu Vaccine to be Tossed
Published reports put the estimated cost of the expired doses at $260 million, but HHS has defended federal decisions early in the pandemic regarding vaccine production, noting that those decisions were based on information that was available at the time. Their theory was that it was best to have been prepared for the worst-case scenario than to have too few doses of the vaccine. Of course on hindsight, with a 20/20 lens it is easy [...]