The 'Vaccines are safe' lie
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"The greatest lie ever told is that vaccines are safe and
effective" ---Dr. Len Horowitz
"THE ONLY WHOLLY SAFE VACCINE IS THE VACCINE THAT IS NEVER USED." (Dr J. Shannon of the National Institute of Health, U.S.A., June 23 1955.)
[This is a 200 year old lie. No vaccine is safe unless you include death, numerous diseases and serious brain damage in the definition of safe!! As you would expect from Social dominators, vaccinators have a different definition e.g. Dr Offit terms 'safe' as 'benefits outweigh risks'! And see FDA definition below. Breastfeeding is safe (so is NOT vaccinating) and most people use that definition, but not the medical mafia. The long line of withdrawn vaccines and Vaccine Disasters reveal the truth. If vaccines were "safe" they wouldn't need safety tests. Even the UK government has paid out for MMR deaths but still says it is safe and doesn't kill! Have a look at Profits vs. Safety also. Also the thousands of medical citations, Media stories, VAERS and package inserts are closer to the true story.]
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program "The total awards paid as of August 6, 2008 were $1,804,415,262.35
See: Healthy trial babies only The "safe" MMR MMR deaths
The two of the three vaccine brands that were introduced in 1988 had to be withdrawn for safety reasons and yet Dr Salisbury in his statement to the GMC sums up by saying this is a vaccine with an exemplary safety record. Well, if that is his idea of an excellent safety record then we have a very different perception he and I of vaccine safety. [2010 April. Video] Dr Andrew Wakefield - In His own words question 1
"All trial participants have to be healthy. You won't find babies in these trials who have ongoing health issues, family history of immunodeficiency, failure to thrive, or any ill health.....If it's not acceptable to vaccinate babies with any possible health problem in any vaccine study, why does it become acceptable after the vaccine has been licensed to vaccinate premature babies? Or to vaccinate at birth, babies from at risk mothers who have exactly these problems that excluded them from the study in the first place, or babies who have just come out of intensive care?"--Hilary Butler Healthy trial babies only
The FDA definition of safety (FDA Code of Federal Regulation. 21 CFR 600.), which is "relative freedom from harmful effect to persons affected directly or indirectly by a product when prudently administered, taking into consideration the character of the product in relation to the condition of the recipient at the time." Which can mean all things to all people depending on what they want to explain away. Just A Little Prick by Peter and Hilary Butler
Even the vaccinators say no vaccine is safe:
"No batch of vaccine can be proved safe before it is given to children." Surgeon General of the United States Leonard Scheele, addressing an AMA convention in 1955
"The only safe vaccine is a vaccine that is never used" Dr. James A. Shannon, National Institutes of Health
"Salk vaccine is hard to make and no batch can ever be proved safe before it is given to children." ---Dr. Scheele (Surgeon General) before Atlantic City Convention of the American Association 1955 -New York Times June 8, 1955
Hepatitis B, OPV, DPT, MMR vaccines: Any acute complication or sequela (including death) of above events. National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act Vaccine Injury Table
"I am hugely grateful to Vivienne Parry, a member of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, which advises the Government on the controversial MMR injection, for finally explaining the true attitude of the authorities: 'There's a small risk with all vaccines,' she says. 'No one has ever said that any vaccine is completely without side-effects." --Hitchens July 2007
The reality, connection denied: About 209,000 Gulf War [One] veterans have filed claims with the Veterans Administration, and 161,000 of them are receiving disability payments. [Jan 2003] GULF WAR ILLNESS SHOCKER
The "safe" MMR [See:
The lie: "The conclusion time and time again is that the (MMR) vaccine is safe." Dr Elizabeth Miller Public Health Laboratory Service, 22 January, 2001
"This (MMR) is a safe vaccine."-------Dr David Salisbury, Government immunisation programme
[Last MMR vaccine withdrawn as unsafe]  Pluserix
The "safe" MMR
Dr Offit works for Merck and has a patent on a
"If they were willing to look at all the studies that were done with vaccines, they would find that they are, I think without question, the safest, best-tested thing we put into our bodies," says Offit. "I think they have a better safety record than vitamins. (CBS) 60 MinutesOctober 20, 2004
"Safety studies on vaccinations are limited to short time periods only: several days to several weeks. There are NO (NONE) long term (months or years) safety studies on any vaccination or immunization. For this reason, there are valid grounds for suspecting that many delayed-type vaccine reactions may be taking place unrecognized at to their true nature. Dr Buttram MD
"There have never been any safety studies done for any vaccine in use today that would meet the criteria of scientific proof. All we have are epidemiologic studies, which are indicators but not proof in and of themselves." [Oct 2004] Letter to the British Medical Journal by Harold E Buttram, MD,
"Longest safety trial of of the triple vaccine (MMR, all live attenuated viruses) was three weeks."--Dr Fudenburg MD
"I have minutes from a CDC Study Group Meeting on the Hepatitis B vaccine held in March, 1997. The minutes of the meeting show that it would take at least a 60 day study to show the onset of MS. Clinical studies done by the two manufacturers were four and five days in length, respectively. It should be noted that the afternoon session of this meeting was chaired by Dr. Robert Sharrar of Merck."--Betty D. Fluck
JABS has not been able to find any properly conducted trials where the safety of the vaccines has been monitored for more than a few weeks. Why Does The MMR Vaccine Need To Be Suspended?
"The anthrax vaccine was approved without every doing a controlled clinical study. There is no long term safety data on the anthrax vaccine. The government admitted this in congressional hearings. It is a distortion of the truth to say there is substantial safety data."--Bart Classen
They really tested this Rotavirus vaccine:
WESTPORT, Oct 18 1999 (Reuters Health) - The Wyeth Lederle Vaccines unit of American Home Products said on Friday that it has voluntarily withdrawn its RotaShield rotavirus vaccine from the market and has requested an immediate return of all vaccine doses.
Contradictions in the same sentence
"Both DTP and DTaP are safe and effective. Because DTaP is the safer of the two vaccines."--Bruce Gellin, MD, MPH, Executive Director, National Network for Immunization Information (Response To Redbook [August 24, 2000]) http://www.vaccinationnews.com/DailyNews/May2001/GellinToRedbook.htm
"Vaccinations are supersafe, but maybe not all at once, or for certain children." [2008 Dec] Vaccines Get New Scrutiny
"The (polio) vaccine is safe, and you can't get safer than safe."--Jonas Salk
|"When you inoculate children with a polio vaccine you don't sleep well for two or three weeks."--Jonas Salk (Oct 1954)|
|"There is no link between measles, measles vaccine or MMR immunisation and either Crohns disease or autism."---- Sir Kenneth Calman.||One of his own experts at the very same time:|
|Hepatitis B is one of the major diseases of mankind, and is now
preventable with safe and effective vaccines
became available in 1982, and has an
outstanding record of safety and effectiveness.---http://www.who.int/inf-fs/en/fact204.html
(9/99) Fact Sheet WHO/204 November 1998
"Hepatitis B vaccines are safe to administer to adults and children."--ACIP/CDC 1996 http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00046738.htm
|"The total 24,775 VAERS hepatitis B reports from July 1990 to October 31, 1998 show 439 deaths and 9673 serious reactions involving emergency room visits, hospitalization, disablement or death."--Michael Belkin|
MMR vaccine, Japan.
|20/12/1989||1/a few thousand||only if parents want|
|31/05/1991||1/1200||need parent's consent|
|30/4/1993||MMR shots cease|
|Naples Conference--"Compulsory Vaccination" (may 1997) from the speech of Hidehiko Yamamoto, Japanese Paediatrician (AVN Measles vaccination booklet) Japan|
New vaccines are always "safer"
than old ones which points out the previous ones are never safe:
"The vaccine virus strain has been attenuated beyond the level of the original Edmonston B strain and is therefore known as a further attenuated strain. Vaccine prepared with the further attentuated measles virus causes fewer reactions than its predecessor, Edmonston B vaccine, which is no longer distributed in the United States."--ACIP/CDC 1982 http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00001090.htm
Safe, yet serious side
effects do happen which is a contradiction:
Yellow fever vaccine is safe and highly effective. The protective effect (immunity) occurs within one week in 95% of people vaccinated. A single dose of vaccine provides protection for 10 years and probably for life. Over 300 million doses have been given and serious side effects are extremely rare Fact Sheet No 100 Reviewed: August 1999 http://www.who.int/inf-fs/en/fact100.html
Yellow Fever vaccine reactions, including death
 UK Government In Secret Payments For Childhood Vaccine Damage New figures show the Government has paid out £3.5 million since 1997 to families who claim their children fell sick after jabs. Over the years (since 1979), up to 30,000 people have battled for compensation, with only a handful winning their cases.
In 1954 Eddy was fifty-one years old. Born in a mining town in West Virginia,
she got a Ph.D. in 1927 from the University of Cincinnati and came to Washington
during the Great Depression to work at the Hygienic Laboratory, as she continued
to call it. Her job from then until she retired in 1973 was the safety testing
In 1954 the rush was on. Her lab had gotten samples of the inactivated polio vaccine to certify on a "due-yesterday" basis. "This was a product that had never been made before and they were going to use it right away,” she recalled. She and her staff worked around the clock. "We had eighteen monkeys. We inoculated these eighteen monkeys with each vaccine that came in. And we started getting paralyzed monkeys." She reported to her superiors that the lots were Cutter's, and sent pictures of the paralyzed monkeys along as well. "They were going to be injecting this thing into children."
William Sebrell, the director of the NIH, stopped by the animal house where they were working, not to thank her for blowing the whistle but to ask if she and her co-workers wanted their children immunized with the vaccine, as it was in short supply. "I thanked him but said that my children had escaped polio so far and that I preferred to wait until the testing program was over before having them immunized," said Eddy. "Everyone there turned down the offer."
She heard nothing more about her report and never got the photographs back. "They went ahead and released the vaccine anyway, a lot of it. The monkeys they just disregarded." [Book extract. The Health Century] Dr. Bernice E. Eddy, whose lab tests found that the Cutter vaccine had been improperly inactivated.