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Three Part Series on Thimerosal and Vaccines by F. Edward Yazbak MD, FAAP

Thimerosal Below are three articles by Dr. Edward Yazbak on Thimerosal and vaccinations:

Thimerosal Containing Vaccines, Part I
In the Dark
by F. Edward Yazbak MD, FAAP
Read Part I HERE

This series on thimerosal-containing vaccines (TCV) is a critical review of the subject and what is known about it at this time. (Spring 2011)

Thimerosal is not my primary area of interest. I therefore promise to be extra careful documenting the facts and even more careful commenting on them.

Because the CDC only promotes vaccines and vaccination, the write-up about Thimerosal in vaccines on the CDC web site is relatively short:
Thimerosal is a mercury-containing preservative used in some vaccines and other products since the 1930's. There is no convincing evidence of harm caused by the low doses of thimerosal in vaccines, except for minor reactions like redness and swelling at the injection site. However, in July 1999, the Public Health Service agencies, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and vaccine manufacturers agreed that thimerosal should be reduced or eliminated in vaccines as a precautionary measure. 

Thimerosal Containing Vaccines, Part II
 Part II: WHO

The featured article on the World Health Organization (WHO) web site on March 15, 2011 was, as expected, about the “Japanese government taking appropriate protective measures” by asking people living within 20 km of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to evacuate and those between 20 km and 30 km to stay indoors in unventilated rooms. The detailed information about the catastrophe was presented as several well written pages of questions and answers starting with the all-important: “What is the current risk of radiation-related health problems in Japan to those near the reactor at the time, and those in other parts of Japan?”

WHO was doing what it was supposed to do!

It was responding to a health threat and informing everyone in a balanced scientific and timely fashion!

It was acting responsibly!

Thimerosal Containing Vaccines, Part III
Part III: Convincing Evidence 

PubMed is a service of the US National Library of Medicine (NLM) of the US National Institutes of Health. According to its main page, “PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.”

On March 25, 2011, I accessed PubMed and searched for “thimerosal, vaccine”.

I found 396 citations, the most recent of which (listed as # 1- PMID: 21350943) published on-line February 25, 2011. It was titled “Integrating Experimental (In Vitro and In Vivo) Neurotoxicity Studies of Low-dose Thimerosal Relevant to Vaccines” and authored by Dr. J G Dórea of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil. This article will be discussed in some detail later.

Readers interested in following this discussion may want to access PubMed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/. Alternative searches for “thimerosal vaccine”, “vaccine, thimerosal” or “vaccine thimerosal” will also lead to the same listing.

The 396 titles with authorship and publication details are listed 20 per page on 20 pages. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=thimerosal%2C%20vaccine]


Jim Thompson

Dee, also see http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2006/12/08/aje.kwk103.full.pdf+html as referenced in http://www.ageofautism.com/2009/04/the-fable-of-2000-women.html .

Jim Thompson

Dee, per your request, Goncharuk et al (1971) is one possible reference by Yazbak and Ayoub. See ref., No. 66 in their paper “Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy: A Critical Assessment of the Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)” at http://www.jpands.org/vol11no2/ayoub.pdf .

“Goncharuk discovered a significant dosedependent rate of fetal death in rats and mice exposed to ethyl mercury compounds by inhalation. When ethyl mercury was given orally to albino rats prior to mating, diminished fertility was observed, not only in adult recipients but also in first and second-generation progeny.”

Dee Latta

I put a lot of stock in Dr Yazbak's reports. Always well documented & researched!

Question for anyone who can help. Many years ago, in my studies, I happened along a study that was done (or maybe only reported) by Dr Yazbak with flu shot on pregnant lab rats. The results of the study were catastrophic. I had this study on an old computer that had crashed with no way to access the files. I have tried, many times to locate this study online, with no luck. It was a most shocking article. I co-admin a group with almost 20,000 anti-vax people & would love to share that study with my group.

Can anyone direct me to this study? It has to be online somewhere!

Thanks in advance!

I've got a secret

In my corner of the world, the kids born in 1999 and 2000 who got pounded with thimerosal are creating havoc in the schools system. This is the wave of autism in my county. There are a handful of kids older and younger BUT the most severly affected and the hihgest number of kids are the ones born in these two years. School officials are being told to hush this fact up. Why?

one Voice

We are witnessing a complete system failure. The researchers
clearly indicate the problems:mithochondrial damage,reduced
gluthione,apoptotic cell death,fragmented DNA,neuronal cell death,necrosis,changes in cell membrane permeability,DNA breaks,inhibition of neurite processes,altered cellular functions,inhibition of sodium channels in sensory neurons,
40%neuronal death,bio-accumulation of total mercury in the brain(inorganic Hg form)maturational changes over time in the amygdale volume in exposed animals,delay in survival reflexes:sucking etc.compared to unexposed animals, thimerosal found in the placenta and BBB,ischaemic degeneration of neurons,pathological changes in the blood
vessels of the cortex,atrophy of astroglia in the hippocampus and cerebellum,damage to the blood brain barrier,growth delay,altered glutamate receptors and transporters,Aluminum treated group expressed a progressive decrease in strength,inccreased apoptosis of motor neurons,
hypersensitivity to oxidative stress and heavy metal toxicity.
Horrific damage is done to our children.No wonder
parents do not trust the vaccine-toxin program.What a shame,
what a horrific damage is done to our children.

Mr T

This is an excellent and informative article. This is poison should not be used for anything as the science clearly demonstrated years ago. It is an excellent poison for human beings. I believe it causes a whole host of health problems and is huge money generator for the health industry.


Here's the Dorea review Dr. Yazbak recommends everyone reads:

“Integrating Experimental (In Vitro and In Vivo) Neurotoxicity Studies of Low-dose Thimerosal Relevant to Vaccines”

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