April 2, 2018, I posted an article through which I mentioned the 2010 lawsuit filed in opposition to Merck by two former virologists employed by the corporate. The whistleblowers declare Merck lied concerning the effectiveness of the mumps portion of its MMR II (mumps, measles, rubella) vaccine, artificially inflating its efficacy in testing.1,2
For instance, the MMR vaccine’s effectiveness was examined in opposition to the virus utilized in the vaccine slightly than the pure, wild mumps virus that you just’d really be uncovered to in the true world. Animal antibodies have been additionally mentioned to have been added to the check outcomes to provide the looks of a sturdy immune response.three
Whereas the lawsuit was given the inexperienced mild to proceed in 2014,four,5 it’s nonetheless pending to this present day — a exceptional truth contemplating the decision for necessary MMR vaccination following latest outbreaks of measles. You’d suppose such a lawsuit could be given no less than some measure of consideration.
MMR Vaccine Licensing Assessments Revealed Critical Issues
Now, U.S. Meals and Drug Administration (FDA) paperwork6 obtained by way of Freedom of Info Act (FOIA) requests filed by the Knowledgeable Consent Motion Community (ICAN) reveal disturbing information concerning the 1978 MMR vaccine’s licensing knowledge. Based on a Could 2, 2019, ICAN press launch:7
“[T]he MMR vaccine was licensed based mostly on scientific trials which in complete had lower than 1,000 [editor’s note: exact total 834] individuals and much more opposed reactions than beforehand acknowledged … The MMR vaccine is on the coronary heart of the vaccine debate. The next are a few of the key information realized from the scientific trial reviews produced by the FDA, which the company relied upon to license the MMR:
There have been eight scientific trials that in complete had lower than 1,000 people, out of which solely 342 kids obtained the MMR vaccine
The security evaluate interval solely tracked ‘opposed occasions’ for 42 days after injection
Greater than half or a big p.c of all individuals in every of the eight trials developed gastrointestinal signs and higher respiratory infections
All opposed occasions have been generically described as ‘different viruses’ and never thought of in security profile of licensure
The management group obtained different vaccines for both rubella or measles and rubella, and not one of the controls obtained a placebo (an inert substance resembling a saline injection)”
As famous by ICAN founder Del Bigtree,eight 342 kids are an “irresponsibly small” check group for a vaccine that will probably be given to a whole lot of thousands and thousands of youngsters, and much smaller than many different research displaying vaccine hurt. But the vaccine trade has routinely dismissed such detrimental research on the grounds that the research have been too small.
Forty-two days of follow-up can be not lengthy sufficient to find out its full results, and testing security in opposition to different vaccines slightly than a placebo just isn’t going to provide you a legitimate indication of the vaccine’s security profile. “Think about what they may have discovered had they tracked security for 3 years in opposition to an applicable management, like they do for medicine,” Bigtree says.9 Each single trial used one other vaccine as the management, both a measles-rubella, rubella-only, or totally different numerous the MMR itself.
Licensing Research Reveal Important Ratios of Vaccine Accidents
Bigtree discusses these FOIA paperwork within the featured video above, after setting the stage with a dialogue about research linking MMR vaccine to intestine dysfunction, which in flip can set off signs of autism spectrum dysfunction.
At 48 minutes, 20 seconds, he begins reviewing a few of the particulars of the MMR II vaccine trials submitted to the FDA by Merck for licensing functions. You possibly can view these paperwork for your self on icandecide.org.10
In one trial, which included 199 kids that obtained the MMR vaccine, 22 of them developed gastrointestinal sickness (which is a typical grievance amongst autistic kids) throughout the 42-day follow-up interval. That’s 11%. Twenty-three kids (almost 12%) developed higher respiratory sickness. In all, 73 of the 199 kids skilled a facet impact throughout the follow-up interval.
In one other trial, which included simply 102 kids, 64 of them (62.7%) developed higher respiratory sickness, and the info recommend a few of these kids remained unwell all through the entire follow-up interval. Right here, 43 out of the 102 kids (42%) developed gastrointestinal sickness.
A third trial, the place simply 41 kids obtained the MMR vaccine, 28 (68%) developed higher respiratory sickness and 24 (58.5%) developed gastrointestinal sickness.
In a trial the place one lot of MMR was examined in opposition to one other lot of MMR because the management, 53 of 117 kids (45%) within the check group developed higher respiratory an infection and 31 of 117 (26.5%) developed gastrointestinal sickness.
In a trial the place one lot of MMR was examined in opposition to two different numerous MMR, eight in 20 (40%) developed higher respiratory sickness and four in 20 (20%) developed gastrointestinal sickness.
A third trial with 53 kids through which one lot of MMR was examined in opposition to two different numerous MMR, 25 (47%) developed higher respiratory sickness and 18 (34%) developed gastrointestinal sickness. Right here, in addition they included measles-like rash of their unwanted side effects listing, and 6 of the 53 kids had this facet impact.
In different phrases, 11% developed vaccine pressure measles. This end result flies within the face of claims you can not contract a sort of measles from the vaccine. Fifteen kids additionally developed “nonspecific” rash.
Merck Earnings Soar Amid Measles Hysteria
Primarily based on the outcomes from these assessments, it appears there’s a transparent trigger for concern. It additionally negates claims that the MMR vaccine is completely secure and “by no means” causes hurt. At the moment, we all know gastrointestinal issues can have fairly critical implications for well being, each bodily and mentally, and each single one of many licensing trials demonstrated the vaccine causes gastrointestinal hurt in a big portion of these vaccinated.
In the meantime, Merck is now profiting handsomely from the manufactured hysteria over measles and requires necessary MMR vaccinations and revaccinations. An April 30, 2019, report by the Related Press11 notes “surging gross sales of vaccines” and a brand new most cancers drug “led to a quadrupling of revenue at Merck throughout the first quarter.”
On Could 1, CNBC reported12 Merck has elevated manufacturing of its MMR vaccine “to fulfill an uptick in demand … within the midst of the nation’s greatest outbreak in 25 years.” As of Could three, 2019, the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention reported 764 circumstances of measles in 23 states, the best case rely since 1994.13
“The measles virus is very contagious and might trigger blindness, deafness, mind injury or dying. It’s at the moment spreading in outbreaks in lots of components of the world,” CNBC writes, including that:
“Adults in america who have been vaccinated in opposition to measles many years in the past can also want a brand new dose of the vaccine relying on once they obtained the shot and whether or not they reside in an outbreak zone or plan to journey to at least one.”
In New York, the MMR vaccine is now additionally being advisable for Infants as younger as 6 months,14 though the vaccine was not demonstrated to be secure or efficient in very younger infants earlier than it was licensed and advisable by federal well being officers. Within the U.S., usually a toddler could be given the primary dose of MMR vaccine between 12 and 15 months outdated with a booster given at between four and 6 years outdated..
Measles Outbreak, or Clustered MMR Reactions?
As reported by NPR,15 measles outbreaks have been documented in additional than a 3rd (really now almost half, should you contemplate the latest CDC reviews) of U.S. states this 12 months, with New York and Washington16 having the best caseloads. These circumstances additionally embody kids and adults who are absolutely vaccinated in opposition to measles. As reported by CNN:17
“In a video18 posted to YouTube final week, a rabbi in Detroit who mentioned he was ‘absolutely vaccinated’ however got here down with measles … In one other latest case,19 an Israeli flight attendant has been unable to breathe on her personal after experiencing a dire complication of measles: irritation and swelling of the mind, known as encephalitis. Well being authorities imagine she additionally obtained a vaccine.”
Much less well-publicized is that a portion of measles reported in not too long ago vaccinated individuals might in truth be vaccine pressure measles, an MMR vaccine facet impact that’s typically misdiagnosed as wild kind measles. Based on a paper20 printed in the Journal of Scientific Microbiology in 2017:
“Through the measles outbreak in California in 2015, numerous suspected circumstances occurred in latest vaccinees. Of the 194 measles virus sequences obtained in america in 2015, 73 have been recognized as vaccine sequences.”
In different phrases, about 38 p.c of suspected measles circumstances within the 2015 Disneyland measles scare in California have been really vaccine pressure measles circumstances in not too long ago vaccinated individuals and never attributable to transmission of wild-type measles. An affordable query then could be: How lots of the 704 circumstances reported within the U.S. to this point this 12 months are literally vaccine pressure measles, a facet impact of MMR vaccine?
Mainstream Media Caught Faking Photos to Gas Measles Hysteria
March 26, 2019, the county government for Rockland County, New York, declared a state of emergency after greater than 150 circumstances of measles had been confirmed since October 2018 and banned unvaccinated kids from public locations, together with colleges, eating places, public transportation, church buildings and synagogues.21
A lawsuit calling the order “arbitrary and capricious” was filed by civil rights legal professional Michael Sussman on behalf of oldsters of unvaccinated kids attending college in Rockland county.
April 5, 2019, New York Supreme Courtroom Decide Rolf Thorsen questioned the county’s definition of “well being emergency” and issued an injunction suspending the county’s ban on unvaccinated kids showing in public locations.22 That injunction was upheld April 19, 2019, by the state Supreme Courtroom Appellate Division.23
April 25, 2019, Rockland County issued a second emergency order that banned individuals with measles or those that had been uncovered to measles from getting into “indoor or out of doors locations of public meeting for a interval of up to 21 days.”24 Anybody who fails to adjust to the order can be fined $2,000-a-day.
After 285 circumstances of measles had been confirmed in Brooklyn since September 2018, an analogous emergency order was issued by the mayor of New York on April 9 for 4 neighborhoods (zip codes 11205, 11206, 11211, 11249) barring unvaccinated kids and adults residing or working in these neighborhoods from getting into public locations.25
Kings County Supreme Courtroom Decide Lawrence Knipel upheld the mayor’s order April 18, 2019, after dismissing a lawsuit introduced on behalf of oldsters of unvaccinated kids attending college within the 4 focused zip codes. Knipel quipped, “A fireman needn’t acquire the knowledgeable consent of the proprietor earlier than extinguishing a home hearth. Vaccination is understood to extinguish the hearth of contagion.”26
As of Could four, 2019, the emergency order remains to be in impact in New York Metropolis. Anybody recognized within the focused 4 zip codes with measles or the dad or mum of an unvaccinated youngster who has been uncovered to measles may face a $1,000 superb until they’ve a medical or non secular vaccine exemption or there’s proof of pure measles immunity (assumed for most individuals born earlier than 1957).27
If this strikes you as extreme, you’re not alone. Mainstream media and public well being officers have pushed the “measles emergency” message exhausting this 12 months. Paradoxically, they’ve apparently been unable to an lively case of measles, as one media outlet after one other has been caught publishing faux inventory and retouched photographs to stoke measles fears.
For instance, April 22, 2019, The Clover Chronicle reported “NBC Information Caught Faking Photograph of Child Contaminated With Measles.”28 The picture was in truth a royalty-free inventory picture that includes a health care provider holding a completely wholesome new child child. The crimson chicken-foot-shaped splotches have been crudely added in Photoshop.
CNN additionally used a faked measles picture. On this case, they used a 1968 picture of a toddler with roseola vaccinia,29 “an in depth eruption which can seem throughout the second week after major smallpox vaccination,” in keeping with a paper in JAMA Dermatology.30
CBS Information was additionally caught utilizing a picture of a vaccine-injured youngster.31 The mom, Daybreak Neufeld, spouse of former NFL participant Ryan Neufeld, posted the following touch upon Twitter after studying the CBS report through which her son’s picture was used:32
“… [T]his is my child you utilized in your story with out my permission. He doesn’t have the measles. This was his response to the MMR shot. Take it down. Now. Problem a retraction. It’s a lot simpler than having to litigate a defamation case. I’ll wait.”
One of many Neufeld’s two kids was recognized with autism at age three, and the couple has turn into lively within the autism neighborhood.33 In an August 14, 2012, Twitter submit, Daybreak Neufeld mentioned, “I’m pro-safe vaccine however we now additionally vaccinate on a delayed schedule after watching Will spiral into autism after his 12-month photographs.”34
It’s exhausting to miss the irony that CBS used a picture of a kid having a response to the MMR vaccine to scare folks about the potential of measles. CBS finally issued a correction to its article, stating that “As a result of an modifying error, the kid was misidentified within the caption as having measles.” No apology, nonetheless, was issued for snatching the non-public picture from Neufeld’s social media account and utilizing it with out permission or attribution. As famous by The Free Thought Challenge:35
“Even when it was an trustworthy mistake, the case is made to indicate the dearth of credibility these establishments have when calling for the silencing of those that do nothing aside from query the security of vaccines.
As Amazon purges books and movies on vaccine info and as politicians actually beg for pro-safe vaccine people to be silenced, examples like this show that those that want to management the circulate of data and take away your proper to ask questions, are usually not at all times proper — a telling notion certainly.”
Countering Measles Myths Perpetuated by Mainstream Media
The media have additionally been lax of their reporting on different measles-related information, as demonstrated in a latest article36 by investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson. In “Measles: Details and Misconceptions in a Close to-Hysterical Media Setting,” she breaks down generally repeated statements and corrects them in keeping with CDC knowledge and different scientific proof. Amongst them:
“7. ‘Measles is a extremely harmful illness for a lot of within the U.S. … false, in keeping with numerous consultants. Whereas measles might be depressing and — not often — harmful or lethal for the immune-suppressed or chronically unwell, it was as soon as handled as a routine childhood ceremony of passage within the U.S. and thought of by scientists to be a ‘gentle illness.’
Most individuals who catch measles within the U.S. will emerge with no longlasting results and may have a lifelong immunity, in keeping with scientists. There was one measles-related dying within the U.S. prior to now decade, in keeping with CDC. The dying was that of a girl in Washington state who died in 2015. CDC didn’t produce other particulars.
Information reviews point out the affected person might have been vaccinated and had no apparent signs of measles, however was examined after she handed away. She ‘died of pneumonia, had different well being circumstances and was taking medicines that suppressed her immune system,’ mentioned state well being officers.
There have been three measles-related deaths within the U.S. since 2000. Two of them have been in sufferers with critical underlying well being circumstances previous to the measles an infection, in keeping with well being officers. One in all them was a 13-year outdated who had not too long ago had a bone marrow transplant for continual granulomatous illness.
Based on CDC, the affected person ‘obtained a bone marrow transplant in October 2002, and died in January 2003. Measles was confirmed [after death] by a optimistic serologic check for measles IgM and isolation of measles virus from a mind biopsy.’
A second 2003 measles-related dying occurred to a 75 12 months outdated worldwide traveler who was contaminated in Israel and obtained ‘measles pneumonitis and encephalopathy. Measles was confirmed by reverse transciptase-polymerase chain response from nasopharyngeal swab and urine,’ in keeping with CDC.
Alternatively, there have been 483 measles vaccine harm and dying claims paid by the U.S. authorities since 1988.”
A Rabbi’s Views on Measles
Within the video above, a Brooklyn-based rabbi discusses his viewpoints on measles and the MMR vaccine.
“It’s known as disease-mongering,” rabbi Handler says, “Utilizing worry ways; that’s commonplace process, advisable by the CDC at their seminars for the numerous well being departments …
What’s occurring proper now could be a really regarding improvement. Within the 1950s, medical doctors advisable kids ought to get the measles and chickenpox … It’s secure, it’s a childhood illness; it’s not ebola, it’s not the black plague … After which they’ve lifetime immunity.
Nonetheless, in 1963 when Merck invented the measles vaccine, they used the everyday worry ways. They exaggerated the risks of measles, which in a complicated nation like america … the place there’s correct vitamin and sanitation, correct sewage disposal, Harvard College has proven that 97% of the deaths have been diminished due to these easy strategies.”
He goes on to recount a fast historical past of the introduction of the measles vaccine. How initially it was mentioned getting vaccinated would confer the identical advantages as getting the measles — lifetime immunity. Nonetheless, it quickly grew to become obvious vaccine-induced immunity didn’t final.
Certainly, in 1986, public well being officers said that MMR vaccination charges for kindergarten kids have been in extra of 95 p.c and that one dose of reside attenuated MMR would eradicate these three childhood illnesses (measles, mumps and rubella) within the U.S.37 Simply three years later, mother and father have been knowledgeable that a single dose of MMR vaccine was insufficient for offering lifelong safety in opposition to these widespread childhood illnesses and that kids would want to get a second dose of MMR.38
At the moment, 94.three% of youngsters getting into kindergarten39 have obtained two doses of MMR vaccine, as have 92 p.c of college kids ages 13 to 17 years.40 In some states, the MMR vaccination charge is approaching 100 p.c.41
But regardless of reaching the sought-for MMR vaccination charge for greater than three many years, which theoretically ought to guarantee “herd immunity,” outbreaks of each measles and mumps preserve occurring — and lots of of those that get sick are kids and adults who’ve been vaccinated.
“Now we’ve a state of affairs the place as a substitute of getting measles at a secure age, at 5 years outdated, they suppressed it, and now, kids 20 years outdated are getting it; grownups are getting measles,” rabbi Handler says.
“Much more harmful, infants underneath 1 12 months of age [are getting it], as a result of the moms are usually not lifetime protected. They obtained the vaccine. [In the past] the mom’s milk used to hold over the immunity to the child …
However slightly than admitting the vaccine is a flop and a failure, and [is] harmful, they’re doubling down saying we’ve to get extra vaccines. They’re utilizing the argument that individuals are getting harm as an argument to provide extra vaccines, as a substitute of going again to the place it was the 50s …
One other huge, felony omission of the media is that they aren’t caring for the people who find themselves getting the measles … who have to know the reality, that with the intention to cut back the signs … they should take large quantities of vitamin A, which is confirmed to chop down the drawback [by] 50%.
[Also] watch out to not take Tylenol to cut back fever, as a result of that fever removes the measles sooner … And good hydration. That’s what’s actually wanted. The medical doctors and the media are criminally negligent simply pushing photographs, photographs, photographs and never serving to folks to get by it safely.”
Why We Need to Hold Combating for Medical Freedom and the Proper to Select
Certainly, as famous by Nationwide Vaccine Info Heart cofounder Barbara Loe Fisher in “Taking No Prisoners within the Vaccine Tradition Warfare,” the vaccine trade is trying to shut down the general public dialog about well being and vaccination, and is lobbying for presidency mandates to pressure each youngster and grownup to make use of each vaccine advisable by authorities well being officers.
Compelled use of MMR vaccine is only one vaccine in an extended listing of present and future vaccines you and your kids will probably be mandated to get if issues preserve going the best way they’re going.
Drug firms are quick monitoring greater than a dozen new “precedence” vaccines for youngsters, pregnant ladies and adults, together with respiratory syncytial virus, streptococcus A and B, HIV, herpes simplex virus, gonorrhea, E-coli, Shigella, Salmonella, tuberculosis, malaria and extra, and trade will seemingly foyer governments to mandate all of them.
For this reason we can’t be complacent and ignore requires punishment of those that make an knowledgeable determination to not use MMR vaccine for well being or private perception causes. As soon as we lose the authorized proper to decide out of utilizing one vaccine, we’ll quickly lose the proper to decide out of any of them.
Final however not least, it’s vital to understand that many of the mother and father who’re talking out about vaccine dangers are usually not “anti-vaxxers.” Fairly the opposite! They typically name themselves “ex-vaxxers” as a result of they adopted the CDC’s vaccine suggestions and their wholesome kids have been harmed within the course of and have become chronically unwell or disabled.
Like all rational particular person, as soon as they study extra about vaccine dangers they have been not advised about, they’re combating to stop the identical devastation from occurring to others and we must always all be glad about their public service.
“Vaccine hesitancy” just isn’t the results of publicity to info vital of vaccines; most often, it’s born from private expertise with vaccine accidents.