Whooping Cough Reemergence Traced Back to Vaccine Failure and Flawed Assumptions

Original here: https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/10/10/pertussis-vaccine-whooping-cough-reemergence.aspx?

By Dr. Mercola

The pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine is included as a component in “combination” shots that include tetanus and diphtheria (DPT, DTaP, Tdap) and some pertussis-containing shots now also include polio, hepatitis B and/or Haemophilus Influenza B (Hib). Whole cell pertussis vaccines in DPT, used in the U.S. from 1949 until the late ‘90s, were estimated to be between 30 and 85 percent effective, depending upon the type of DPT and vaccine manufacturer, with protection lasting only two to five years.1

The DPT vaccine was highly reactive and carried a high risk of serious allergic reactions and brain inflammation leading to permanent brain damage, as detailed in the groundbreaking 1985 book DPT: A Shot in the Dark, co-authored by Barbara Loe Fisher, cofounder of the National Vaccine Information Center.

DTaP shots — which contain the less reactive acellular pertussis vaccine licensed for infants in the United States in 1996 — are given five times to children under age 6, with additional Tdap booster doses recommended for teenagers and adults. Since the late 1980s, CDC data shows that kindergarten children in the U.S. have maintained a high vaccination rate with four to five DPT shots and, today, more than 94 percent of kindergarten children have had four to five acellular DTaP vaccines.

Very high pertussis vaccination rates in the U.S. and many other countries for the past several decades should be more than sufficient to achieve vaccine-acquired herd immunity, if the theory of vaccine-acquired herd immunity is correct.2 Yet, despite high vaccine coverage, statistics show reported whooping cough cases continue to rise. So, what’s really going on?

Studies Show Pertussis Vaccine Doesn’t Work

Scientific findings suggest whooping cough vaccines — both whole cell and acellular — fail to provide adequate protection against infection and the transmission of infection. There are indications that subclinical and undiagnosed pertussis infections have been occurring since the early 1980s among both vaccinated and unvaccinated persons.

Now, a recently published scientific study3,4 confirms the acellular whooping cough vaccine does not work as expected — and that the continued circulatioin of the disease can be traced back to the vaccine itself. Unfortunately, the study authors still maintain the false notion that the older, more toxic whole cell pertussis vaccines were more effective at preventing the spread of whooping cough than the current acellular versions. According to the authors:

“Fundamental aspects of pertussis epidemiology and immunology were left unexplained following the introduction of wP [whole cell] vaccines in the 1950s. The wP vaccines worked: disease rates plummeted, mortality fell, and the pertussis problem appeared largely solved. The fact that we did not know then, and still do not know now, how wP vaccines did this was inconvenient and has remained problematic …

Had carriage studies been conducted … then this might have provided supportive evidence that infections were being blocked. But carriage studies were not done. Rather, it was assumed that because wP vaccines appeared to confer herd immunity, they therefore blocked carriage. In hindsight and in light of subsequent evidence, that assumption was probably correct.

It was subsequently assumed that aP [acellular] vaccines, most of which include combinations of adhesion protein antigens … that enable B. pertussis to bind to respiratory epithelium, would also block carriage. But, while logical, that assumption appears to have been incorrect.”

Whooping Cough Resurgence Traced Back to Vaccine Failure and Flawed Assumptions

In a nutshell, the authors of the new pertussis study blame the apparent global resurgence of whooping cough cases on the failure of acellular pertussis vaccines, which were licensed for infants in the U.S. in 1996 after parents in Japan in the 1970s, and parents in the U.S. in the early 1980s, lobbied for a purified pertussis vaccine to cut down on the numbers of children being brain damaged and dying from DPT shots.

The authors allege that acellular pertussis vaccines, which demonstrated superior safety and effectiveness in prelicensure clinical trials conducted in the 1990s, do not work the way older whole cell pertussis vaccines did, and that it is this difference that is causing reported cases of whooping cough to increase. In 2014, there were more than 32,000 reported cases of whooping cough in the U.S., most of which occurred in vaccinated populations.

However, evidence shows pertussis deaths dropped by 75 percent between 1922 and 1948, a year before the introduction of DPT in 1949. In 1948, the mortality rate was less than 1 pertussis death per 100,000, and this rate has not been surpassed since.5,6 So, the plummeting disease and mortality rates noted in the recently featured pertussis review were not the direct result of the whooping cough vaccine.

CONTINUES HERE:  https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/10/10/pertussis-vaccine-whooping-cough-reemergence.aspx?

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Brittney Kara: Our Children Are Being Destroyed By Vaccines & More [video]

h/t Stop Mandatory Vaccination (StopMandatoryVaccination.com)
Published on Jun 20, 2017

Brittney Kara, health freedom author and activist, calls on parents to take a stand against the poisoning of their children by the pharmaceutical and agriculture industries in this June 17, 20017 speech at the Children’s March For Humanity event in Santa Monica, CA.

http://www.childrensmarchforhumanity.org | Watch the entire rally here: http://bit.ly/2rSCI0Z

Questions about vaccine safety and efficacy? Watch Vaccines Revealed, a 9-part docu-series: http://bit.ly/2o0b5Cp

Find Brittney at http://www.bmentored.com.

A http://www.StopMandatoryVaccination.com Production

200 Evidence-Based Reasons NOT To Vaccinate – FREE Research PDF Download!

Original here: http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/200-evidence-based-reasons-not-vaccinate-free-research-pdf-download

 

The media, your pediatrician, politicians and health authorities like the CDC and FDA claim that vaccines are safe and effective. So why do hundreds of peer-reviewed studies indicate the opposite is true? Read, download, and share this document widely to provide the necessary evidence-based counterbalance to the pro-vaccination propaganda that has globally infected popular consciousness and discussion like an intractable disease. 

It is abundantly clear that if the present-day vaccine climate, namely, that everyone must comply with the CDC’s one-size-fits-all vaccination schedule or be labeled a health risk to society at large, is to succumb to open and balanced discussion, it is the peer-reviewed biomedical evidence itself that is going to pave the way towards making rational debate on the subject happen.

With this aim in mind, GreenMedInfo.com has painstakingly collected over 300 pages of study abstracts culled directly from the National Library of Medicine’s pubmed.govbibliographic database on the wide-ranging adverse health effects linked to vaccines in the today’s schedule (over 200 distinct adverse effects, including death), as well as numerous studies related to vaccine contamination, and vaccine failure in highly vaccine compliant populations.

This is the literature that the media, politicians and governmental health organizations like the CDC, pretend with abject dishonesty does not exist – as if vaccine injury did not happen, despite the over 3 billion dollars our government has paid out to vaccine injured through the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Fund since it was inaugurated in 1986.

We have written extensively about this research previously, highlighting different studies, focusing on translating their implications to the lay persons (view our vaccine article section here), but we believe that collecting and condensing solely the primary literature itself makes a much more powerful statement.

FREE DOWNLOAD, and article continues, here: 

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/200-evidence-based-reasons-not-vaccinate-free-research-pdf-download

Dachel Wake Up: Robert Kennedy Jr Interview with Tucker Carlson [video]

[Comment: We agree with Kent Heckenlively, JD, author of “INOCULATED: How Science Lost its Soul in Autism,” who last night wrote:

“Tucker Carlson took a very brave stand.

I don’t think he realizes the size of the storm that is bearing down on him. PLEASE. PLEASE. PLEASE. Give him some cover bycomments@foxnewsinsider.com, yourcomments@foxnews.com sending a message of thanks at, or leave a message at 1-888-369-4762.”


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Tucker Carlson is a Great American! Allows Robert Kennedy, Jr. to Discuss Pharma Corruption and Vaccines!…
http://bolenreport.com/tucker-carlson-great-american-allows-robert-kennedy-jr-discuss-pharma-corruption-vaccines/#more-8109

RFK, Jr: I’m not anti-vaccine, but we need more analysis [VIDEO]
http://video.foxnews.com/v/5405669524001/?#sp=show-clips
Apr. 20, 2017 – 5:35 – Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. details questions about the safety of vaccines, battles with pharmaceutical companies trying to silence him and the possibility of forming a vaccine commission #Tucker ]

[Posted BEFORE the interview was aired…] Robert Kennedy, Jr. on Tucker Carlson Tonight…
http://bolenreport.com/robert-kennedy-jr-tucker-carlson-tonight/ ]

Dachel Wake Up: Robert Kennedy Jr Interview with Tucker Carlson

http://www.ageofautism.com/2017/04/dachel-wake-up-robert-kennedy-jr-interview-with-tucker-carlson.html

By Anne Dachel

Tucker Carlson interviewed Robert Kennedy Jr on Tucker Carlson Tonight. Fox News Video Clip Here. You can thank him at comments@foxnewsinsider.com.

He introduced the “taboo” topic saying that experts “insist that vaccines are generally safe; that there is no link between vaccines and autism.” He added that there are skeptics.

[VIDEO HERE: http://video.foxnews.com/v/5405669524001/?#sp=show-clips ]

Robert Kennedy, Jr. began by stating, “I’ve read the science, and the science is very clear—what you have to understand is that the vaccine regime changed dramatically around 1989. The reason it changed is that Congress, drowning in pharmaceutical industry money, did something they’ve never done for any other industry, they gave blanket legal immunity to all the vaccine companies so that no matter how sloppy the line protocol, or how absent the quality control, no matter how toxic the ingredient, or egregious the injury to your child, you cannot sue them.

“So there no depositions, there’s no discovery, there’s no class action suit. All of a sudden vaccines became enormously profitable.

“In ’87 it was implemented and then there were a gold rush by the pharmaceutical industry to add new vaccines to the schedule.

“I got three vaccines; I was fully compliant. I’m 63 years old.

“My children got 69 doses of 16 vaccines to be compliant. And a lot of these vaccines aren’t even for casually communicable diseases, like hepatitis B which comes unprotected sex or sharing needles.

“Why do we give that to a child the first day of their life?

“And it was loaded with mercury.”

Carlson restated Kennedy’s statement. “And we do give that to children.”

Kennedy: “We continue to give it to them. The mercury has been taken out of three vaccines in this country, but it remains in the flu vaccine—48 million flu vaccines.

“And it’s vaccines all over the world.

“It is the most potent neurotoxin known to man that is not radioactive.

“How can we inject that into a child?

“If you take that vaccine vial and break it, you have to dispose of that as hazardous waste. You have to evacuate the building. Why would we take that substance and inject it— ”

Carlson: “So the argument, as you know, is that group immunity, herd immunity is what you’re searching for. And yes, there are down sides, but in the big picture, everybody benefits.”

Kennedy: “When they talk about herd immunity, they’re talking about casually contagious diseases like measles.

“Last month, a group of very prestigious scientists with a robust study of African children, studied the DPT—Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis vaccine, which is the most widely distributed vaccine in the world. Virtually every kid in Africa gets it.

“They did a vaccinated vs unvaccinated study, which has never been done. And what they found was that…kids who got the vaccine, little babies, were ten times as likely to die in the next two months as the kids who did not.

“And what they concluded was—and this study was funded by the Danish government, and again these people are very bulletproof scientists. They said that that vaccine is killing more people than diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis combined.

“So we need to do those cost-benefit analyses on every vaccine.”

Carlson: “So why has the point you’re making, that doesn’t seem crazy, been so discredited?

“Could it be because the spokesmen for that point of view tend to be actresses from Hollywood or actors who don’t seem to know much about the topic and are against all vaccinations?”

Kennedy: “I think that cohort is out there, but it’s very, very small.

“I’m called ‘anti-vax’ all the time because the pharmaceutical industry is so powerful both with the media—they give $5.4 billion a year to the media, and they’ve gotten rid of the lawyers, so there’s no legal interest in those cases. They have really been able to control the debate and silence people like me.

“I’m very grateful to you for having the courage to allow me on the show and talk.

“This is the second show in ten years that’s allowed me to talk about this.

“The other one being Bill Maher, which doesn’t take advertising.”

Carlson: “I just think it’s interesting, and above all, I think you ought to be allowed to ask legitimate questions without being attacked because I think that’s the basis of democracy.”

Kennedy: “We ought to be having a responsible debate. A debate that doesn’t scare people, but a debate that is real and it’s based on science.”

Carlson: “Well, I hope you start one.”

Anne Dachel is Media Editor for Age of Autism.