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Pediatric SuperSite's Paul Offit Article: High Praise and Two RotaqTeq Ads.

Pediatric SuperSite says Advertising Though PediatricSuperSite.com is supported by advertising, its acceptance of advertising in no way implies endorsement by the editors, publisher or editorial boards. All advertisements appearing on PediatricSuperSite.com are placed in fixed positions that are predetermined. The positioning of advertisements is not related to editorial content or known in advance of an article's publication; any appearance otherwise is simply coincidence. Like this RotaTeq ad in two locations on the screen along with an article about Dr. Paul Offit, who sold the patent for the vaccine. Ah, serendipity! Sometimes it really is better to be lucky than good!

Click the photo to increase size. To learn we find this ironic, read Voting Himself Rich: CDC Vaccine Adviser Made $29 Million Or More After Using Role to Create Market.

Voting Himself Rich: CDC Vaccine Adviser Made $29 Million Or More After Using Role to Create Market

RotaTeQ Ad Offit Quote

Posted on the Pediatric SuperSite on November 21, 2009

Omnibus autism decision: ‘Good science wins out in the end’

Every year, Infectious Diseases in Children’s editorial board votes on the top stories of the previous year, and this year, the Omnibus Autism decision topped the list.

...Paul Offit, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a member of the editorial board, provided an overview of these proceedings at the 22nd Annual Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium in New York this weekend.

In his presentation, Offit noted that Andrew Wakefield, the physician who sparked the initial scare over the safety of the MMR vaccine for children, misreported results in his research, creating the appearance of a possible link with autism, which led to many of these lawsuits. Several studies involving thousands of children have since refuted this link.

Offit said he believes that a recommendation to remove thimerosol from vaccines, despite evidence that showed a connection to autism, galvanized beliefs in that connection. Several studies that Offit mentioned, however, refuted this link.

Offit said the ruling of the special masters in February “came out on the side of science.”

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Casey

Kathy,

I seriously think you might be onto something there...

Now I won't get any sleep tonight! I will be plotting....

Kathy Blanco

Maybe we should beat them at their own game? Invest in the same stocks that sickened our kids to pay for the treatments to get them out of autism, and then advertise it as such. Call it, something like...BOUYA, we are going to show you that autism IS reversable and autism WAS caused by this product...and or have it go directly to independent research to show how deadly they are...is that sick or what? Am I on to something here? Not that I would do that...but hey, it would fund the studies?

cmo

"Science" to Paul Offit is a telephone survey made to a proper list of parents which will always prove that "nothing the hell he does" ever causes any harm anywhere...

The same telephone "survey method" is used to secure the answers for the TV show "Family Feud."

they never, ever study the chemical compound in question.

Paul Shapiro

Paul offit. The Vaccine shill is selling his poison. Why do I get the feeling that I saw this movie. I pray he doesn't poison hundreds of children as he did with the first attempt. I never met the man but I think that somewhere while on the road of life he made a wrong turn.

For a man that has caused alot pain he sure got himself a fancy title. I'm just wondering does he work for his brother-in law>

nhokkanen

Media consumers need to realize that news coverage and advertising revenue are irrefutably linked. Recently KSTP-TV News in Minneapolis/St. Paul ran an unfavorable article on Xcel Energy employees' use of private jets, the utility promptly pulled their ads from the TV station.

Eventually those high-flying Xcel execs will cool their jets and reinstate the ads. But let's never kid ourselves that fear over lost revenue isn't causing TV stations to blacklist the topic of vaccine-injured children.

Gatogorra

Interesting that Offit admits Dr. Wakefield's study *appears* to draw a link between autism and MMR-- Offit just argues that Dr. Wakefield uses false data in order to create this appearance. So is he saying that if the data was shown to be correct, the study is sound?

Ick, I had no idea that Rotateq was a live, oral vaccine. All that viral shedding should go a long way to spreading the disease.

buttbuster

Wait, that RotaqTeq banner in the image you posted of Pediatric SuperSite says

"Roll over to learn more"

This is for real, I saw it with my own eyes.

http://www.pediatricsupersite.com/

Roll over, ohhhhhhh my my my!!!

bensmyson

More women get beaten on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day of the year. One would suspect that the cause is directly related to the consumption of alcohol fueled by the frequent beer commercials. Of course these beer commericals are not going to portray the liver damage, beaten women and children, lost jobs, lost dreams, and the costs to society that each addict causes due to court costs, the uninsured, car crashes, the effected children who grow up in such an environment neglected and subjected to horrors that may predispose them to crime, revictimizations, poverty, and of course being an alcoholic themselves creating a revolving door.

This "brought to you by" RotaqTeq propaganda reinforces the vaccine addicted pediatricians in a way to excuse their injury to our kids, much in the same way the wet tshirt, less filling, coolest guy at the bar beer commercials portray a life that couldn't possibly be responsible for smacking the crap out of women on Super Bowl Sunday.

At least there should be a designated doctor campaign. If you are practicing medicine under the influence of big-pharma proaganda you should lose your license as well as be held responsible in court for any damages caused as a result.

DUI's (doctors under the influence) cause injury to one in 91 children (roughly 40,000 newborns will be injured each year), drunk drivers injure less than 1,000 children under the age of 10 every year. 400 kids under the age of 14 are killed every year by a drunk driver (out of a total of 2,000 - automobile accidents is the leading cause of death for 0-14 yr olds). 2,500 infants die of SIDS every year.

From the CDC

1-4 years of age
Number of deaths: 4,631
Deaths per 100,000 population: 28.4
Leading causes of death
Accidents (unintentional injuries)
Congenital malformations

5-14 years of age
Number of deaths: 6,149
Deaths per 100,000 population: 15.2
Leading causes of death
Accidents (unintentional injuries)
Cancer

Worth reading


http://www.generationrescue.org/documents/SPECIAL%20REPORT%20AUTISM%202.pdf

julie

They just love coincidences. This is why my child will never again enter a pediatrician's office.

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