Hiding Vaccine-Related Deaths With Semantic Sleight-of-Hand

Original here: https://worldmercuryproject.org/what-we-do/hiding-vaccine-related-deaths-semantic-sleight-hand/

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Vaccine scientists and the public health community cautiously and occasionally will admit that vaccines can cause adverse reactions just like “any other medication or biological product.” Although experts are less willing to openly disclose the fact that adverse reactions can and do include death, one has only to look at reports to the U.S. Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) to see that mortality is a possible outcome. From 1990 through 2010, for example, VAERS received 1,881 reports of infant deaths following vaccination, representing  4.8% of the adverse events reported for infants over the 20-year period. Moreover, analysts acknowledge that VAERS, as a passive surveillance system, is subject to substantial underreporting. A federal government report from 2010 affirms that VAERS captures only about 1% of vaccine adverse reports. 

On the international frontier, the public health community—with the World Health Organization (WHO) in the vanguard—previously used a six-category framework to investigate and categorize serious adverse events following immunization (AEFI), including death. Guided by this tool, public health teams examined temporal criteria and possible alternative explanations to determine whether the relationship of an AEFI to vaccine administration was “very likely/certain,” “probable,” “possible,” “unlikely,” “unrelated,” or “unclassifiable.”

In 2013, the WHO’s Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety discarded the prior tool, ostensibly because users “sometimes [found it] difficult to differentiate between ‘probable,’ ‘possible,’ and ‘unlikely’ categories.” The WHO enlisted vaccine experts to develop a “simpler” algorithm that would be more readily “applicable” to vaccines. The resulting four-category system now invites public health teams to classify an AEFI as either “consistent,” “inconsistent,” or “indeterminate” with a vaccine-related causal association or as “unclassifiable.” Despite the patina of logic suggested by the use of an algorithm, “the final outcome of the case investigation depends on the personal judgment of the assessor” [emphasis added], especially (according to the tool’s proponents) when the process “yields answers that are both consistent and inconsistent with a causal association to immunization.”

In a 2017 letter in the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, Drs. Jacob Puliyel (an India-based pediatrician and member of India’s National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization) and Anant Phadke (an executive member of the All India Drug Action Network) raise important questions about the revised tool. They describe an Orwellian Catch-22 situation wherein it is nearly impossible to categorize post-vaccine deaths as vaccine-related. This is because the revised algorithm does not allow users to classify an AEFI as “consistent with causal association with vaccine” unless there is evidence showing that the vaccine caused a statistically significant increase in deaths during Phase III clinical trials. By definition, however, any vaccine not found to “retain safety” in Phase III trials cannot proceed to Phase IV (licensure and post-marketing surveillance). The result of the algorithm’s convoluted requirements is that any deaths that occur post-licensure become “coincidental” or “unclassifiable.”

Continues here: https://worldmercuryproject.org/what-we-do/hiding-vaccine-related-deaths-semantic-sleight-hand/

 

Class and Race Profiling in the Vaccine Culture War

Original here:  http://www.nvic.org/NVIC-Vaccine-News/July-2017/class-and-race-profiling-in-vaccine-culture-war.aspx

By Barbara Loe Fisher

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The Vaccine Culture War is heating up. 1 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. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

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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.

Law Professor: Mothers of Unvaccinated Children Are Criminals

“When it comes to vaccines, rich parents get away with child neglect,” the headline in the Washington Post proclaimed on May 10, 2017. The OpEd was written by a Pace University law professor promoting criminal prosecution of mothers whose children are not vaccinated. 9 She alleged that state legislatures are accommodating “wealthy” mothers by allowing exemptions in vaccine laws, while poor pregnant women have “faced charges of criminal child abuse” and imprisonment for “failing to deliver adequate nutrition or delivering drugs via their breast milk.” She suggested that all mothers who don’t vaccinate their children are criminals and should be punished – “regardless of socioeconomic status” – because vaccination is a “collective obligation” and “the science on the efficacy and safety of vaccines is clear.”

Boston Herald: Hang People Talking Bad About Vaccines

That “punish the mothers” Op Ed was preceded by a May 8 Boston Herald editorial revealing just how far the persecution of people advocating for vaccine safety and informed consent has gone. The Boston Heraldeditorial staff called for the execution of individuals who exercise free speech about vaccine risks and failures. As in, it should be “a hanging offense” to inform parents (especially to inform parents in “immigrant communities”) that vaccines carry an unpredictable risk of injury or death and often fail to work as advertised. 10

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Nobody should be surprised. Prejudice and discrimination against groups of people, whether because of the color of their skin, their gender, how they dress, what they eat, where they live, their religious beliefs, their cultural values and political opinions – or simply because they choose to stay healthy in a different way – is always a slippery slope once it is allowed to gain a foothold in society.

M.D. Professor Vaccine Developer Calls for “Funeral” of Vaccine Safety and Choice Advocacy

In 2011, Greg Poland, a University of Minnesota professor of medicine and vaccine developer at Mayo Clinic, 11 12 profiled parents concerned about vaccine risks in the New England Journal of Medicine. He said, “Antivaccinationists tend toward complete distrust of government and manufacturers, conspiratorial thinking, denialism, low cognitive complexity in thinking patterns, reasoning flaws, and a habit of substituting anecdotes for data.” Then he used a death image to invoke a thinly veiled threat. He asked, “What can we do to hasten the funeral of antivaccination campaigns?” 13

CDC on Mothers: Who Are They and Where Do They Live?

Trash talk has become the weapon of choice for a select group of professors and doctors using academic journals and mainstream media to humiliate and bully people who disagree with them about the science, policy, law and ethics of vaccination. In the 21st century, it has been going on in earnest since about 2004 when Centers for Disease Control (CDC) officials kicked off the Vaccine Culture War by asking this question in the Journal of Pediatrics: “Children Who Have Received No Vaccines: Who Are They and Where Do They Live?” 14

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The CDC study authors played with the words “undervaccinated” and “unvaccinated” so mothers could be profiled by class and race. They said:

“Undervaccinated children tend to be black, to have a younger mother who was not married and did not have a college degree, to live in a household near the poverty level, and to live in a central city. Unvaccinated children tended to be white, to have a mother who was married and had a college degree, to live in a household with an annual income exceeding $75,000 and to have parents who expressed concerns regarding the safety of vaccines and indicated that medical doctors have little influence over vaccination decisions for their children.”

There it was, the uncomfortable truth that it is college educated, financially stable middle class mothers independently evaluating the benefits and risks of vaccination rather than blindly trusting and relying on someone else to do their thinking for them. Although the CDC’s 2004 profiling study drew lines between mothers based on race and socio-economic class, there was no discussion of the distinct possibility that those lines would disappear if all mothers were financially stable, able to access full information about vaccination, and were truly free to make voluntary vaccine decisions without being punished for the decision they make.

Your skin doesn’t have to be a certain color and you don’t have to belong to a certain socio-economic class – or have a college degree – to figure out that you are not being told the whole truth about risks that doctors insist your child must take. All you have to do is vaccinate your healthy child and witness that child have symptoms of severe vaccine reactions and either die or become a totally different child physically, mentally and emotionally.

Continues here: http://www.nvic.org/NVIC-Vaccine-News/July-2017/class-and-race-profiling-in-vaccine-culture-war.aspx

Meningitis vaccinations for all college students? No

Meningitis vaccinations for all college students? No
SPECIAL TO THE DENVER POST
http://www.denverpost.com/2015/06/19/meningitis-vaccinations-for-all-college-students-no/
[NOTE: This editorial is written by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., but strangely, his name does not appear on the byline at the Denver Post’s website.]

EXCERPT:
With billions of dollars in annual revenue at stake, vaccine-makers are pushing meningitis vaccine mandates across the country. Vaccine issues are always complex, but advocates of the meningitis mandate should consider some simple math. 

Meningococcal meningitis is exceedingly rare. There were only about 386 cases in the U.S. last year. In a population of 319 million, that adds up to one case in 817,949 people.

Of those who contract meningococcal disease, 10 to 15 percent die.

The CDC has approved three vaccines targeting the A, C, Y and W135 strains of meningitis: Menactra, Menveo and Menomune, which still contains significant mercury concentrations in multi-dose vials. These vaccines are effective in providing immunity to those strains of meningitis in only 85 percent of people who receive them.

There is no question that meningococcal meningitis is a serious disease that can cause death and disability, but we need to ensure that the solution is not worse than the problem.

There is every reason to believe that mandatory meningococcal B vaccines for every college student could kill more students than the disease they protect against. Before we relinquish our rights, pay millions and sicken students, we should do the math.

READ ENTIRE EDITORIAL HERE: http://www.denverpost.com/2015/06/19/meningitis-vaccinations-for-all-college-students-no/

What Did The CDC Know And When Did They Know It? [Vaccines & Autism]

See also, related to the infamous “Simpsonwood” meeting, held by CDC on June, 2000:

Summary:
http://www.putchildrenfirst.org/quicksummary.html
A private emergency meeting was held in Simpsonwood, Georgia in 2000 with the CDC, health authorities, and vaccine manufacturers, where secret transcripts record participants saying “the number of dose related relationships [between mercury and autism] are linear and statistically significant” and that this information would need to be kept out of “less responsible hands”

The Truth Behind the Vaccine Cover-up by Russell Blaylock, M.D. (2004)
http://www.putchildrenfirst.org/media/2.6.pdf

Chapter II: 1999-2000: Simpsonwood
http://www.putchildrenfirst.org/chapter2.html

Transcript of Simpsonwood meeting:
Scientific Review of Vaccine Safety Datalink Information June 7-8, 2000 Simpsonwood Retreat Center Norcross, Georgia
https://worldmercuryproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/The-Simpsonwood-Documents.pdf

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What Did The CDC Know And When Did They Know It?
http://www.ageofautism.com/2017/07/what-did-the-cdc-know-and-when-did-they-know-it.html

By Dr. William H. Gaunt and Spencer M. Gaunt, RN

“O let me ne’er forget that though the wrong seems oft so strong, God is the ruler yet.” (From the hymn “This Is My Father’s World”)

Scientists and doctors at the CDC vaccine division knew in 2000 that mercury in vaccines was causing neurodevelopmental disorders including autism.  That year CDC scientist Thomas Verstraeten did a study of over 400,000 infants comparing children who got the most mercury from vaccines with children who got no mercury from vaccines.  The children who got the most mercury were more than 7 times as likely to become autistic compared to those who got no mercury.

The data from this study was shared at a conference but the study was never published.  A meeting(called the Simpsonwood Meeting) was called to address this “mercury in vaccines causes autism” problem.  CDC doctors and scientists were joined by vaccine experts from all over the country.  There was agreement to remove mercury from vaccines as soon as possible.  One of the doctors in attendance was notified that his first grandson had just been born.  He called his son and told him not to allow his grandson to get a vaccine containing mercury.

Mercury was subsequently removed from most pediatric vaccines within the next 3 years.  Unfortunately, the flu shot and the dtap shot have since been recommended for pregnant women.  Multi-dose flu shots still contain mercury and the dtap vaccine contains aluminum.  Mercury and aluminum are both powerful neurotoxins and when injected at the same time they work synergistically to multiply the risk of brain damage.

When a pregnant women is given these vaccines, it is equivalent to injecting the developing fetus with mercury and aluminum.  The ability of the body to detoxify heavy metals is nearly nonexistent in a fetus.  Do vaccines given during pregnancy cause an increase in fetal death and miscarriage?  Do the children born to women who got these vaccines during pregnancy have a higher rate of neurodevelopmental disorders including autism?

The answers are likely yes and yes but studies that would provide the answers are discouraged.  Studies funded by the CDC can’t be trusted.  Independent studies by scientists not paid by the CDC are needed to get honest answers to these important questions.  The CDC’s official position is: “several studies prove that vaccines do not cause autism”.  The studies the CDC refers to are heavily manipulated scientific fraud.  They even claim that no more studies should be done on the vaccines-autism connection because “the science is settled”.  The truth is that vaccines can and do cause autism and many other problems.  This denial by the CDC is preventing scientific studies that can identify which ingredients in which vaccines are the causal factors.In 2001, the CDC knew that children who got the MMR vaccine on time between 12 and 18 months of age were far more likely to become autistic compared to children who got the MMR after age 3.  This effect was most striking in black boys but was statistically significant in all races and both sexes.  The study did not include children who did not get the MMR.  The MMR vaccine does not contain mercury so the mechanism of action causing autism is different than in mercury containing vaccines.

Several studies now show that the measles virus portion of the MMR is infecting the gut and the brain.  The documentary film “Vaxxed” clearly shows the manipulation and deliberate disappearance of data in that study. The final publication in the journal Pediatrics in 2004 concluded that there was no increased risk of autism with earlier MMR vaccination.  CDC scientist whistleblower Dr. William Thompson is the central figure in “Vaxxed”.  He has revealed details about how the data was manipulated and disappeared so the final published study could have a conclusion that is the opposite of the truth.  More than 5,000 petitions in Vaccine Court for autism were dismissed based on this fraudulent study.

A vaccinated versus unvaccinated study was published on April 27, 2017 in The Journal of Translational Science.  The lead author was Dr. Anthony Mawson of Jackson State University.  It analyzed health data on 666 homeschooled children.  The unvaccinated children had a higher incidence of chicken pox, measles, and whooping cough as expected.  These diseases are rarely fatal.  They help the immune system mature while providing permanent protection from reinfection.   The vaccinated children had 4.2 times more autism, 4.2 times more ADHD, 5.2 times the incidence of learning disabilities, and 30.1 times the rate of allergic rhinitis compared to the unvaccinated children.  Many other health factors were analyzed and the unvaccinated children were far healthier across the board.

Continues here: http://www.ageofautism.com/2017/07/what-did-the-cdc-know-and-when-did-they-know-it.html