by Christina England
December 11, 2011
A fully vaccinated child should be one of the healthiest children in the world; however, statistics show that children are unhealthier now than ever before. Despite having as many as 68 mandated vaccines from birth to eighteen, American children are far from healthy according to statistics.
Let us examine several reports in more detail weighing up the differences between the myths and the media reports.
Myth #1: Whooping Cough Vaccination Prevents Children From Catching The Whooping Cough
On December 2nd an article entitled ‘Vaccine a dud, says city doctor’ in the Queensland Times Australia, stated that a whooping cough epidemic was sweeping Australia and that many of the victims were in fact ‘fully immunized’.
Dr Carson, a veteran of 30 years as a GP, said the current vaccine was simply not doing its job. He said:
“The vaccine is no good; we’re seeing whooping cough in people that shouldn’t really have it, it is showing up in kids that have been vaccinated.” http://www.qt.com.au/story/2011/12/02/vaccine-a-dud-says-city-doctor/
This is nothing new. Kids that have been vaccinated against whooping cough have been still getting whooping cough for years. This report from 2010 says:
“Whooping cough is on the rise in industrialized countries, despite long-standing vaccination programmes. Now researchers from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, have an explanation for why: at least two strains of the bacteria that cause the infection have evolved to evade today’s vaccines”. http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2010/02/whooping-cough-evolves-to-esca.html
In fact an interesting article can be found in ‘Emerging Infections Diseases Vol. 6, No. 5, September-October 2000,’ that states that recently vaccinated adults can infect unprotected infants.
Pertussis Infection in Fully Vaccinated Children in Day-Care Centers, Israel
“Vaccinated adolescents and adults may serve as reservoirs for silent infection and become potential transmitters to unprotected infants. The whole-cell vaccine for pertussis is protective only against clinical disease, not against infection. Therefore, even young, recently vaccinated children may serve as reservoirs and potential transmitters of infection.” http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/6/5/00-0512_article.htm
Surprisingly data can be traced back as far back as 1970 showing that vaccinated children still contract whooping cough Hilary Butler once said:
“I have a huge collection of newspaper articles about kids with pertussis dating from the late 70′s, and… most of them are vaccinated children.” http://www.whale.to/a/pertussis_q.html
In an article by Heidi Stevenson written in July of this year entitled ‘Whooping Cough Outbreaks in Vaccinated Children Become More and More Frequent’ Stevenson wrote:
“The one thing that is apparent about whooping cough is that it’s becoming more common, and the victims are proving to be vaccinated more often than not. That, of course, doesn’t stop the vaccinators from blaming unvaccinated people for the outbreaks—though there never seems to be an adequate explanation for the claim.
Most recently, an outbreak of whooping cough hit Smithtown, New York. Thirteen students, all of whom were vaccinated, were affected.” http://www.gaia-health.com/articles451/000484-whooping-cough-in-vaccinated.shtml
This clearly proves that it is a myth that all vaccinated children are safe from whooping cough because they are not.
Myth #2: Flu Vaccines Protect Us From Catching The Flu
In October this year an article in the Daily Mirror UK stated that the flu vaccination fails in 41% of adult patients. The Daily Mirror said:
“SCIENTISTS have called for a new generation of flu vaccines after research found the most popular TIV type fails in 41% of adult cases.”
Another report stating that flu vaccines are failing to protect us against the flu can be found on the ‘Asthma Health Care’ Blog.
Asthma Health Care clearly states that flu vaccines do not work. They report that in a review of 51 studies involving more than 294000 children it was found there was no evidence that injecting children 6-24 months of age with a flu shot was any more effective than placebo.
In children over 2 yrs, the vaccine was found to be effective against flu, only 33% of the time. http://www.fbasthma.info/videos/flu-vaccines-do-not-work.html
These results are especially worrying because according to the CDC vaccine schedule children are given the flu vaccine every year from the age of six months. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/schedules/downloads/child/0-6yrs-schedule-pr.pdf
On the 4th December 2011 ‘The Epoch Times’ produced an eye catching article entitled ‘One Way to Prevent Flu: Catch the Flu.’ Dr John Briffa the author wrote:
“As I wrote recently in “‘Roll up’ for the Flu Vaccine?” flu vaccination is a lot less effective than we have been led to believe. Plus, many individuals need to be vaccinated for one person to benefit. In other words, the vast majority of people who are vaccinated against flu will not benefit.”
Dr Briffa’s article continued to highlight issues surrounding the ‘Swine Flu pandemic that never was’ in 2009. Briffa explained that there is evidence published online in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases that states that catching a previous flu infection might have helped contain the H1N1 virus and this is why so few people became ill.