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Dachel Media Review: Measles Vaccine Failing, Blame Unvaccinated

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May 29, 2014, National Post (Canada): Measles outbreak worsening as U.S. officials say number of cases is most in nearly 20 years

May 29, 2014, NY Daily News: Doctor at Bronx's Albert Einstein College finds new clues in understanding autism

May 30, 2014, TIME Magazine: The New Measles Outbreak: Blame the Anti-Vaxxers

National Post Canada

The CDC released the latest numbers Thursday during a news conference.

Nearly all the cases have been linked to travellers who caught the virus abroad and spread it in the United States among unvaccinated people. Many of the travellers had been to the Philippines, where a recent measles epidemic has caused more than 30,000 illnesses.

In April and May 2014, the National Post (Financial Post) in Canada gave us the articles by Lawrence Solomon that questioned the efficacy of the measles vaccine, featuring a U.S. expert, Dr. Gregory Poland. Now they're publishing Mike Stobbe's piece about the CDC's claim that it's unvaccinated people who are getting sick. I posted the comment below.

My comment:

Mike Stobbe needs to check his claims about who's getting measles and why it's happening with Dr. Gregory Poland at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He's one of the top experts in the world when it comes to vaccines.

These recent stories from the National Post, make it clear that Dr. Poland believes the measles vaccine doesn't work in many cases. He says that it's vaccinated individuals who are getting sick.

April 16, 2014, Lawrence Solomon: The untold story of measles

May 1, 2014, Lawrence Solomon: Vaccines can't prevent measles outbreaks

May 8, 2014, Lawrence Solomon: One-size-suits-all vaccines will soon be replaced by safer, more effective ones | Financial Post

 

Everyday we have health officials/doctors in U.S. news stories blaming non-vaccinating parents for outbreaks of disease. Dr. Poland is telling us that we have to make changes in how we vaccinate and that there are plenty of reasons to question the efficacy and safety of the vaccine we have now. Why didn't this important story make the U.S. news?

NY Daily News

Dr. John Greally and his team discovered differences in two groups of genes that may explain why some kids get autism and some don't. The researcher says he is 'optimistic' that doctors will one day find a cure.

Vague hope that someday there'll be a cure for autism.  No urgency, no mention of the rate, no demand for answers...just a hope...

TIME

Make no mistake, the measles outbreak in the U.S. is an act of choice, of election, of a decision to get sick-or a decision by parents to put their children at risk.

Fully 90% of the new cases are among people who are unvaccinated or whose vaccination status is unknown. And nearly all of those people are unvaccinated for personal, philosophical or religious reasons-as opposed to any medical condition that requires them to avoid vaccines.

Jeffrey Kluger at TIME is an old hand at giving us the pro-pharma side of vaccines and the link to autism. Thank you to Lawrence Solomon who actually researched the truth about who's getting measles and why. Demonizing parents who say vaccines harmed their children is his real forte. If the press does this long enough, parents of vaccine injured children will be too afraid to open their months about what they know happened to their children. And that may well be the plan here. WE ALL NEED TO GET THE MESSAGE STRAIGHT: VACCINES CAN'T EVER HARM ANYONE. AND THEY ALWAYS WORK.
 
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Comments

David

(READ THIS) (U.S.A) (2014)

EPA guideline for methylmercury, although the risk of neurodevelopmental effects due to thimerosal was thought to be small or nonexistent. In response to this concern, as a precautionary measure, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the U.S. Public Health Service issued a joint statement in 1999 recommending the removal of thimerosal from vaccines.

(Comparing To The Canadian Government Site) (http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/im/q_a_thimerosal-eng.php#a3)

Q3. Does thimerosal cause autism or other neurodevelopmental disorders?

No. The best available science to date has shown that there is no link between vaccines containing thimerosal and autism or other behaviour disorders.

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) has reviewed the safety of thimerosal and concluded that the alleged adverse health effect from thimerosal in vaccines has never been substantiated.

International bodies, such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA) and the Institute of Medicine in the U.S., share this opinion.

Linda

Barbaraj,

"Are we saying giving children shingles seven months after their shot is okay?"

It isn't shingles. It's only a rash. Children get rashes all the time. It's also completely normal and acceptable for children to vomit, get dizzy, pass out, shake and get stiff after the HPV. You have to understand that this is how we prevent disease in normal healthy children. You have to make them sick first, and sometimes permanently, but none of that counts. It's only the disease we're preventing with these vaccinations that we should be worried about. The rest of it doesn't matter. So don't let your mind even wander to thinking about children now getting shingles. It's only a rash.

Nothing else will be acceptable for the militant vaccers

Richand Barry: agreed on all points.

Linda

"vaccinating at the airports"

That's what you want - anaphylaxis in an airplane together with some good old fashioned viral shedding in a nice closed cabin. Got to protect the immune compromised, don't you know. They're geniuses over at RI.

barbaraj

Have you seen the zoster rashes on newly vaccinated children? I told my doc a few years ago that my son had shingles after his mmrv, he said, no, just a rash..this month there are pictures of a 17 month old ,recently mmr'd with the rash in the NEJM. Are we saying giving children shingles seven months after their shot is okay? http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1311499?rss=mostViewed

Vaccine Information

@L Land- comment copied over from Solomon article
"Has vaccination made Measles 30 times more dangerous? The claimed “1/1000” pre-vaccine mortality rate is at best a mistake, at worst the taking advantage of underused reporting mechanisms to further a specific objective. It is mathematically impossible that Measles is universally infectious, had a 1/1000 mortality rate, infected 500k and killed 500 per year during the pre-vaccine era.
If Measles is near universally infectious then all or close to all of every newly susceptible birth cohort would have contracted at some point, and the infection rate
average would closely mirror the birth rate over time. The birth rate in 1950 was 3.8 million and steadily increased every year to 4.2 million in 1960 (and kept rising to the end of the Baby Boom in 1964 before tapering off). Yet it is consistently stated that there were “500,000 measles infections per year and 500 deaths”. 500,000 is
only 15% percent of the average 4 million birthrate. What happened to the other 85%, 3.3 to 3.8 million newly added non-immune children per year? Did they have asymptomatic infections? Measles is either universally infectious, in which case 85% of the infections were not reported, or it only infected 15% of the susceptible population. If Measles is universally infectious with a 1/1000 mortality rate there
would have been 4,000 deaths per year. Is it possible that 3600 measles deaths a year were missed? Which of these numbers is the least likely to be accurate- the birth rate, secured by certificates, the death rate, secured by certificates, or a morbidity number dependent upon the voluntary submission by various healthcare
personnel and collected by a mishmash of agencies? Health Care Personnel, many of whom by that time considered Measles to be a routine childhood illness, and not important enough to report?
I and my siblings didn't even go to the Doctor when we had Measles, (or Mumps, or Chicken Pox), our parents merely called the office or added it to our record at our annual back to school appointment. No wonder it was under reported.
Once the impossibility of the 1/1000 pre-vaccine era rate is established, then the next obvious question is what has happened since in the post vaccine era to make a Measles infection 10 to 30 times more dangerous then it was in the recent past? (the currently cited 1 to 3 deaths per thousand vs the pre-vaccine 1/10,000) Look at the often cited post-vaccine 89-91 “epidemic”- 100 deaths, 20 to 25% of the previous death rate of the entire country's several millionpre-vaccine infections, in only 50,000 cases.
Some possibilities could be that the vaccine has interacted with the virus, or made people dramatically more susceptible to a fatal outcome, or there is a failure in the
current treatment strategy. Shouldn't the mortality rate of an infection that mostly kills by complications go down over time as medical care improves?
Assuming this new dangerous rate is true, (I am not certain it is based on the European experience), it explains two things. One is this constant effort at revising
medical history to misrepresent the pre-vaccine Measles death rate up to 1/1000. Why? Is it to avoid the policy question of “does it make sense to suppress an infection if doing so makes that infection 10 to 30 times more deadly in the process?” The revisionist effort prevents that inquiry. Consider the precarious position into which this policy has placed everyone without natural, permanent immunity- a vaccine dependent immunity for an infection that can kill up to 1/333 cases. What if the vaccine were to be unavailable for a year or two due to a natural disaster or terrorism? And Measles resumed its historical pattern with all children contracting it. With our current 3.9 million birthrate that would be 4000 to 12,000 deaths the first year, quickly equaling 10 to 30 years of the pre-vaccine mortality totals. The second year wipes out all “gains”. It also explains the near hysterical Public Health reaction to a measles infection today, because it is not the infection of our youth, and if it gets a foothold the public may figure out they have not been well served.

Rich

People trust drugs and pharma less and less because of the lack of transparency and greed.

Barry

Maybe there actually is a greater chance of dying today for several reasons.

**********

Back in the day when AIDS was still newsworthy, there were frequent reports about AIDS patients in the final stages of life, eventually succumbing to things like pneumonia.

Yet was it pneumonia that was reported to have killed them? No, it was the AIDS that reported to have killed them. By wreaking havoc on their immune system, and putting them in a state where pneumonia COULD kill them

The bottom line for me, is that if you live in North America and measles ends your life… then you already have at least one foot in the grave.

And I aint going to spend one second of my life worrying about measles… ESPECIALLY if it's the CDC who's saying that I need to.

Nothing else will be acceptable for the militant vaccers

At RI they are talking about measles and Dorit is proposing federal legislation to force vaccination records along with passports. Others are discussing vaccination even among over 50's and even vaccinating at the airports. Clearly nothing will satisfy these people but yearly vaccination for every disease. They will not face the possiblity that earlier natural measles might be better (babies receiving protective antibodies from their mother) or that vaccines could simply not be the best protection. They seem to not want to even entertain the thought. No critical thinking and closed minds.

Betty Bona

L Land,
Maybe there actually is a greater chance of dying today for several reasons. First, there are so many more immune compromised people today with chronic illnesses than in the sixties, both adults and children. I could imagine they will have a rougher time with the measles. Second, the healthy immune system should be prepared to fight this infection as a child, but not so much as an adult or as a newborn. Finally, I wonder if the measles we are exposed to today is different from the version I got as a child. Maybe the risk of death has truly doubled, but are we sure that the one in 1000 from the sixties is real?

barbaraj

What CAUSED infants to catch the measles? fact..their moms didn't pass on natural antibodies in this post vaccine era/
We have a documented vaccinated "measles mary" who because of her vaccine status carried measles well beyond the time a natural case would have allowed for a naturally occurring communicable disease ..infecting many/
Myth= having measles as a child offers life long immunity fact= life long immunity is attained by the boost of natural exposures over the life span Fact= there is no longer lifelong immunity in the presence of vaccine//so far this is what I'm understanding from the reports however muddied by lies..

L Land

I read an article in the NY Times on measles - http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/30/health/measles-cases-in-us-hit-a-20-year-high.html?ref=health

Based on the stats in the article there is a 1 in 500 chance of dying today, but before the early 60's and the vaccine usage the chance of dying was 1 in 1000!!

The risk of dying from measles is now twice what it was 50 years ago? Really? Or are these numbers in the article wrong? Puts into doubt the whole article.

Greg


Taken from the CDC article...

In the United States, routine MMR vaccination is recommended for all children, with the first dose given at age 12–15 months, and a second dose at age 4–6 years. Catch-up vaccination is recommended for children and adolescents who have not received 2 appropriately spaced doses. Unless they have other evidence of immunity, adults should receive at least 1 dose of MMR vaccine, and 2 appropriately spaced doses of MMR vaccine are recommended for health-care personnel, college students, and international travelers (6)

"Unless they have other evidence of immunity, adults should receive at least 1 dose of MMR vaccines..." So I presume that if you are an adult that were vaccinated as a child but have not kept up with your boosters because you can't be bothered, or are now not comfortable with them, should you get the measles, you will be categorized as unvaccinated due to philosophical objections. And of course this means the majority of adults today (more than half) who have missed their boosters are all 'crazy' anti-vaxxers who are putting the public at risk.

 Bob Moffitt

NY Daily News .. reports Dr. Greally of Bronx's Albert Einstein College has great optimism regarding the growing field of "epi-genetics". Dr. Greally says "we know genetic mutations can cause autism .. and .. he is "looking at the genes".

I know I am stupid .. but .. wouldn't it better serve Dr. Greally if he were looking at the environmental toxins that "cause a gene to mutate" .. rather than the "genes" themselves?

In other words .. wouldn't it be more helpful if Dr. Greally examined the numerous ingredients .. some already identified as capable of "mutating genes" .. found in childhood vaccines .. which children are required to receive during the most critical stage of their nuerological development?

Identifying the genes being mutated .. absent any effort to identify the toxic "cause" of mutation .. seems a little odd to me.


Greg

Reading the Time's measles outbreak article you expect their dishonesty to be more sophisticated and intricate, and this can often mislead you from seeing how fragrantly simple and blatant it is. It can be quite a slap face! For instance, we keep hearing how an unvaxxed traveler goes abroad and bring back the measles. The 'growing' anti-vaxx movement is then accused of starting outbreaks. Yet, wait a second there! This growing movement has only really picked up speed in the last few years -- ten tops! So even the adults who are anti-vaxxers today were likely vaccinated as kids. Sure, some are now choosing not to vaccinate their kids, but how likely is it that a 3-4yrs old is traveling --alone-- to the Phillipines and bringing back the measles? Could it be that it is adults that are traveling abroad, and who were vaccinated as kids, but have not kept up with their boosters and due to their waning immunity are now catching the infections? Could it be vaccines waning protection that is the ultimate culprit??

And sure enough, reading a comment in response to the Time's article we have ConnieGrounds confirming that it's adults who are getting infected abroad. And, indeed when challenged to verify this, s/he did so.

"Also, 52% of this year's cases are in adults age 20 or older. These aren't people who are unvaccinated because of their parents think there is a connection between vaccines and autism or ADHD or because their parents took advice from a celebrity."

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm63e0529a1.htm?s_cid=mm63e0529a1_w

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/05/29/Measles_outbreak_CDC.htm

barbaraj

ages of cases range from two weeks to sixty five...what have we done..NO ONE with exposures over a lifetime should get measles at sixty five..which looks much like what we've done with chicken pox, removed the natural cases which provided the immune boost, leaving all adults susceptible , and NO infant would have gotten measles with circulating maternal antibodies..we've created another dangerous shift in age to this disease by introducing this vaccine...

Barry

The CDC released the latest numbers Thursday during a news conference.

Nearly all the cases have been linked to travellers who caught the virus abroad and spread it in the United States among unvaccinated people. Many of the travellers had been to the Philippines, where a recent measles epidemic has caused more than 30,000 illnesses.

*************

Bull. Shit.

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