Mainstream media vigorously debates vaccine safety — in France

In the US, Canada and the rest of the English-speaking world, questioning vaccine safety is a taboo subject, one the mainstream press fears to touch, let alone to debate. Not so in France, which enshrined the right to freedom of thought in its Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen in 1789 […]

Childless Americans have no concerns about vaccinating children

87.5% of Americans who have no children don’t “have any concerns regarding vaccinations for children,” according to a Truven Health Analytics-NPR Health poll of 3,004 Americans interviewed earlier in March. The proportion of childless Americans who are unconcerned about vaccinating children increases as they pass childbearing age, to almost 90% for those 35 and older. […]

Kiwanis Clubs ensnared in Third World vaccine sterilization scandal

Kiwanis Clubs throughout North America are campaigning to raise funds for Unicef’s Eliminate Project, designed to vaccinate women of childbearing age in five Third World countries. This do-good project is being avidly promoted through a media bandwagon, mostly in small town newspaper and radio outlets but also in big city papers such as the Chicago […]

Measles vaccine kills six, Pakistan’s press reports

“Measles vaccine kills 3 more kids,” reports The Nation, a leading Pakistani daily, bringing the number of deaths to six since an anti-measles vaccination campaign began April 13 in Balochistan province. Other children are in critical condition. Parents report that the children, who had been healthy, fell ill shortly after receiving the vaccine. The deaths, […]

Sell vaccines like Coca-Cola: World Health Organization

To overcome worldwide resistance to vaccines, the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) enlisted the marketing advice of the International Food and Beverage Alliance, whose 11 members comprise the world’s most successful marketers, among them The Coca Cola Company, Pepsico and McDonalds. WHO liked what it heard and, in a major report released last fall, decided […]

Newborn deaths lead France to reconsider two vaccines

L’Express, Agence France Presse and other media in France report that two oral vaccines now recommended for newborns — Rotarix and RotaTeq — may be pulled from the country’s list of recommended vaccines following two deaths and more than 500 adverse events, 200 of them termed “serious.” These vaccines are thought to be causing intussusception, […]

North Carolina becomes 3rd state to reject stricter mandatory vaccination laws

North Carolina joined Oregon and Washington State yesterday in dumping proposed legislation that would have restricted the rights of parents to exempt their children from vaccinations. “The bill is dead,” stated three state senators, two Republicans and one Democrat, who less than two weeks ago confidently introduced the legislation. Their confidence soon faded, however, following […]

One-quarter of Utah’s autistic children don’t speak

“One in 54 Utah kids has autism — the second highest prevalence in the nation — and 1 in 4 cannot or will not speak,” Salt Lake City’s Deseret News reported Sunday, in an article that focused on the difficulties of living with autism, and the need for more resources to help autistic children and […]

Los Alamos scientists shun vaccinations

To the chagrin of New Mexico’s public health authorities, the rate at which parents are seeking exemptions from vaccinations in Los Alamos is three times the state rate. Los Alamos, home to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, is one of only two places in the U.S. that undertakes classified work in nuclear design. That makes […]

Vatican: UNICEF and WHO are sterilizing girls through vaccines

Vatican Radio last week charged that United Nations organizations promoting population control are using vaccines to surreptitiously sterilize women in Third World countries. Kenya’s Ministry of Health, along with the UN organizations — World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF — deny the charges, which carry the full weight of the Vatican. Vatican Radio is the […]