by Alan Phillips
Director - Citizens
for Healthcare Freedom
Last Revision: May 2001
Phillips is a co-founder and co-director of Citizens
for Healthcare Freedom (CHF), a nonprofit corporation
dedicated to raising vaccine awareness and advocating
informed choice. He is also a practicing attorney in
Chapel Hill, NC and gladly assists people with
exemptions to vaccines in NC.
Phillips has a background in technical writing, writing
assessment, children's elementary education, freelance
writing and investigative research on alternative health
issues, and is known internationally for professional
music performance and production.
Rev. Alan G. Phillips, J.D.
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 3473
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-3473
When my son was set to begin his routine vaccination series at age 2
months, I didn't know there were any risks associated with
immunizations. But the clinic's flyer contained a contradiction: my
child's chances of a serious adverse reaction to the DPT vaccine
were one in 1750, while his chances of dying from pertussis were one
in several million.
When I pointed this out to the physician, he angrily disagreed, and
stormed out of the room mumbling, "I guess I should read that
[flyer] sometime..." Soon thereafter I learned of a child who had
been permanently disabled by a vaccine, so I decided to investigate
for myself. My findings have so alarmed me that I feel compelled to
share them; hence, this report.
Health authorities credit vaccines for disease declines, and assure
us of their safety and effectiveness. Yet these assumptions are
directly contradicted by government statistics, published medical
studies, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease
Control (CDC) reports, and the opinions of credible research
scientists from around the world.
In fact, infectious diseases declined steadily for decades prior to
mass immunizations, doctors in the U.S. report thousands of serious
vaccine reactions each year including hundreds of deaths and
permanent disabilities, fully vaccinated populations have
experienced epidemics, and researchers attribute dozens of chronic
immunological and neurological diseases that have risen dramatically
in recent decades to mass immunization campaigns.
Decades of studies published in the world's leading medical journals
have documented vaccine failure and serious adverse vaccine events,
including death. Dozens of books written by doctors, researchers,
and independent investigators reveal serious flaws in immunization
theory and practice.
Yet, incredibly, most pediatricians and parents are unaware of these
findings. This has begun to change in recent years, however, as a
growing number of parents and healthcare providers around the world
are becoming aware of the problems and questioning mass mandatory
There is a growing international movement away from mass mandatory
immunization. This report introduces some of the information that
provides the basis for the movement.
My point is not to tell anyone whether or not to vaccinate, but
rather, with the utmost urgency, to point out some very good reasons
why everyone should examine the facts before deciding whether or not
to submit to the procedure.
As a new parent, I was shocked to discover the absence of a legal
mandate or professional ethic requiring pediatricians to be fully
informed of the risks of vaccination, let alone to inform parents
that their children risk death or permanent disability upon being
I was equally dismayed to see first-hand the prevalence of
physicians who are, if with the best of intentions, applying
practices based on incomplete-and in some cases, outright mis-information.
This report is only a brief introduction; your own further
investigation is warranted and strongly recommended. You may
discover that this is the only way to get an objective view, as the
controversy is a highly emotional one.
A word of caution: Many have found pediatricians unwilling or unable
to discuss this subject calmly with an open mind. Perhaps this is
because they have staked their personal identities and professional
reputations on the presumed safety and effectiveness of vaccines,
and because they are required by their profession to promote
But in any event, anecdotal reports suggest that most doctors have
great difficulty acknowledging evidence of problems with vaccines.
The first pediatrician I attempted to share my findings with yelled
angrily at me when I calmly brought up the subject. The
misconceptions have very deep roots.
Vaccination Myth #1:
"Vaccines are safe..."
...or are they?
The Federal government VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting
System) was established by Congress under the National Childhood
Vaccine Injury Compensation Act of 1986. It receives about
11,000 reports of serious adverse reactions to vaccinations
annually, which include as many as one to two hundred deaths,
and several times that number of permanent disabilities.
VAERS officials report that 15% of adverse events are "serious"
(emergency room trip, hospitalization, life-threatening episode,
permanent disability, death). Independent analysis of VAERS
reports has revealed that up to 50% of reported adverse events
for the Hepatitis B vaccine are "serious." While these figures
are alarming, they are only the tip of the iceberg.
The FDA estimates that as few as 1% of serious adverse reactions
to vaccines are reported, , and the CDC admits that only about
10% of such events are reported. In fact, Congress has heard
testimony that medical students are told not to report suspected
The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC, a grassroots
organization founded by parents of vaccine-injured and killed
children) has conducted its own investigations. It reported: "In
New York, only one out of 40 doctor's offices confirmed that
they report a death or injury following vaccination."
In other words, 97.5% of vaccine related deaths and disabilities
go unreported there. Implications about medical ethics aside
(federal law directs doctors to report serious adverse events ),
these findings suggest that vaccine deaths and serious injuries
actually occurring may be from 10 to 100 times greater than the
(often referred to as "whooping cough"), the
number of vaccine-related deaths dwarfs the number of disease
deaths, which have been about 10 annually for many years
according to the CDC, and only 8 in 1993, one of the last
peak-incidence years (pertussis runs in 3-4 year cycles; no none
knows why, but vaccination rates have no such cycles).
When you factor in under-reporting, the vaccine may be 100 times
more deadly than the disease. Some argue that this is a
necessary cost to prevent the return of a disease that would be
more deadly than the vaccine.
But when you consider the fact that the vast majority of disease
decline this century preceded the widespread use of vaccinations
(pertussis mortality declined 79% prior to vaccines), and the
fact that rates of disease declines remained virtually unchanged
following the introduction of mass immunization, present day
vaccine casualties cannot reasonably be explained away as a
necessary sacrifice for the benefit of a disease-free society.
Unfortunately, the vaccine-related-deaths story doesn't end
here. Studies internationally have shown vaccination to be a
cause of SIDS , (SIDS, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, is a
"catch-all" diagnosis given when the specific cause of death is
unknown; estimates range from 5,000 to 10,000 cases each year in
One study found the peak incidence of SIDS occurred at the ages
of 2 and 4 months in the US, precisely when the first two
routine immunizations are given, while another found a clear
pattern of correlation extending three weeks after immunization.
Another study found that 3,000 children die within 4 days of
vaccination each year in the US (amazingly, the authors reported
no SIDS/vaccine relationship), while yet another researcher's
studies led to the conclusion that at least half of SIDS cases
are caused by vaccines.
Initial studies suggesting a causal relationship between SIDS
and vaccines were quickly followed by
vaccine-manufacturer-sponsored studies concluding that there is
no relationship between SIDS and vaccines; one such study
claimed that there was a slightly lower incidence of SIDS in
However, many of these studies were called into question by yet
another study that found "confounding" had erroneously skewed
the results of these studies in favor of the vaccine.
At best, there is conflicting evidence.
But shouldn't we err on the side of caution? Shouldn't any
credible correlation between vaccines and infant deaths be just
cause for meticulous, widespread monitoring of the vaccination
status of all SIDS cases?
Health authorities have chosen to err on the side of denial
rather than caution.
In the mid 1970's Japan raised their vaccination age from two
months to two years; their incidence of SIDS dropped
dramatically; they went from an infant mortality ranking of 17
to first in the world (i.e., Japan had the lowest infant death
rate when infants were not being immunized).
England's vaccination rate temporarily dropped to about 30% at
about the same time following media reports of vaccine-related
brain damage. Infant mortality dropped substantially for about 2
years, then rose again in close correlation to rising
immunization rates in the late 1970's.
Despite these experiences, the medical community maintains a
posture of denial. Coroners don't check the vaccination status
of SIDS victims, and unsuspecting families continue to pay the
price, unaware of the dangers and denied the right to make an
FDA and CDC admissions about the lack of adverse event reporting
suggests that the total number of adverse reactions actually
occurring each year may actually fall within a range of 100,000
to a million (with "serious" events being approximately 20% of
This concern is underscored by a study revealing that 1 in 175
children who completed the full DPT series suffered "severe
reactions," and a Dr.'s report for attorneys stating that one in
300 DPT immunizations resulted in seizures.
England actually saw a drop in
deaths when vaccination
rates dropped to 30% in the mid 70's.
Swedish epidemiologist B. Trollfors' study of pertussis vaccine
efficacy and toxicity around the world found that "pertussis-associated
mortality is currently very low in industrialized countries and
no difference can be discerned when countries with high, low,
and zero immunization rates were compared."
He also found that England, Wales, and West Germany had more
pertussis fatalities in 1970 when the immunization rate was high
than during the last half of 1980, when rates had fallen.
Vaccinations cost us more than just the lives and health of our
children. The US Federal Government's National Vaccine Injury
Compensation Program (NVICP) has paid out over $1.2
billion since 1988 to the families of children injured and
killed by vaccines, with money that comes from a tax on vaccines
that vaccine recipients pay.
Meanwhile, pharmaceutical companies have a captive market;
vaccines are legally mandated in all 50 US states (though
legally avoidable in most; see Myth #9), yet these same
companies are "immune" from accountability for the consequences
of their products. Furthermore, they have been allowed to use
"gag orders" as a leverage tool in vaccine damage legal
settlements to prevent disclosure of information to the public
about vaccination dangers.
Such arrangements are clearly unethical; they force an
uninformed American public to pay for vaccine manufacturer's
liabilities, while ensuring that this same public will remain
ignorant of the dangers of their products. This arrangement also
diminishes any incentive that manufacturers might have to
produce safer vaccines (after all, when the vaccine causes a
death or injury, they don't have to pay for it; they still get
It is important to note that insurance companies, who do the
best liability studies, refuse to cover vaccine reactions.
Profits appear to dictate both the pharmaceutical and insurance
"Vaccination causes significant death and disability at an
astounding personal and financial cost to uninformed families."
Vaccination Myth #2:
"Vaccines are very effective..."
...or are they?
The medical literature has a surprising number of studies
documenting vaccine failure. Measles, mumps, small pox,
pertussis, polio and Hib outbreaks have all occurred in
vaccinated populations. , , , , In 1989 the CDC reported:
school-aged children, [measles] outbreaks have occurred in
schools with vaccination levels of greater than 98 percent.
[They] have occurred in all parts of the country, including
areas that had not reported measles for years."
The CDC even
reported a measles outbreak in a documented 100% vaccinated
population. A study examining this phenomenon concluded, "The
apparent paradox is that as measles immunization rates rise to
high levels in a population, measles becomes a disease of
A more recent study found that measles vaccination "produces
immune suppression which contributes to an increased
susceptibility to other infections." These studies suggest that
the goal of complete "immunization" may actually be
counter-productive, a notion underscored by instances in which
epidemics followed complete immunization of entire countries.
Japan experienced yearly increases in small pox following the
introduction of compulsory vaccines in 1872. By 1892, there were
29,979 deaths, and all had been vaccinated.
In the early 1900's, the Philippines experienced their worst
smallpox epidemic ever after 8 million people received 24.5
million vaccine doses (achieving a vaccination rate of 95%); the
death rate quadrupled as a result.
Before England's first compulsory vaccination law in 1853, the
largest two-year smallpox death rate was about 2,000; in
1870-71, England and Wales had over 23,000 smallpox deaths. In
1989, the country of Oman experienced a widespread polio
outbreak six months after achieving complete vaccination.
In the US in 1986, 90% of 1300 pertussis cases in Kansas were
"adequately vaccinated." 72% of pertussis cases in the 1993
Chicago outbreak were fully up to date with their vaccinations.
"Evidence suggests that vaccination is an unreliable means of
Vaccination Myth #3:
"Vaccines are the reason for low disease rates in the US
...or are they?
According to the British Association for the Advancement of
Science, childhood diseases decreased 90% between 1850 and 1940,
paralleling improved sanitation and hygienic practices, well
before mandatory vaccination programs.
The Medical Sentinel recently reported, "from 1911 to 1935, the
four leading causes of childhood deaths from infectious diseases
in the US were diphtheria,
pertussis, scarlet fever, and
measles. However, by 1945 the combined death rates from these
causes had declined by 95 percent, before the implementation of
mass immunization programs."
Thus, at best, vaccinations can only be examined only for their
relationship to the small, remaining portion of disease declines
that occurred after their introduction. Yet even this role is
questionable, as pre-vaccine rates of disease mortality decline
remained virtually the same after vaccines were introduced.
Furthermore, European countries that refused immunization for
small pox and polio saw the epidemics end along with those
countries that mandated it; vaccines were clearly not the sole
determining factor. In fact, both small pox and polio
immunization campaigns were followed by significant disease
After smallpox vaccination was being mandated, smallpox remained
a prevalent disease with some substantial increases, while other
infectious diseases simultaneously continued their declines in
the absence of vaccines.
In England and Wales, smallpox disease and vaccination rates
eventually declined simultaneously over a period of several
decades between the 1870's and the beginning of World War II.
It is thus impossible to say whether or not vaccinations
contributed to the continuing declines in disease death rates,
or if the declines continued unabated simply due to the same
forces which likely brought about the initial
declines-improvements in sanitation, hygiene and diet; better
housing, transportation and infrastructure; better food
preservation techniques and technology; and natural disease
Underscoring this conclusion was a recent World Health
Organization report which found that the disease and mortality
rates in third world countries have no direct correlation with
immunization procedures or medical treatment, but are closely
related to the standard of hygiene and diet.
Credit given to vaccinations for our current disease incidence
has simply been grossly exaggerated, if not outright misplaced.
Vaccine advocates point to incidence rather than mortality
statistics as evidence of vaccine effectiveness. However,
statisticians tell us that mortality statistics are a better
measure of disease than incidence figures, for the simple reason
that the quality of reporting and record keeping is much higher
For instance, a survey in New York City revealed that only 3.2%
of pediatricians were actually reporting measles cases to the
health department. In 1974, the CDC determined that there were
36 cases of measles in Georgia, while the Georgia State
Surveillance System reported 660 cases.
In 1982, Maryland state health officials blamed a
epidemic on a television program, "D.P.T.-Vaccine Roulette,"
which warned of the dangers of DPT; but when former top
virologist for the US Division of Biological Standards, Dr.
J. Anthony Morris, analyzed the 41 cases, he confirmed only
5, and all had been vaccinated. Such instances as these
demonstrate the fallacy of incidence figures, yet vaccine
advocates tend to rely on them indiscriminately.
"It is unclear what impact, if any, that vaccines had on 19th
and 20th century infectious disease declines."
"Vaccination is based on sound immunization theory and
...or is it?
The clinical evidence for vaccines is their ability to stimulate
antibody production in the recipient. What is not clear,
however, is whether or not antibody production constitutes
immunity. For example, a-gamma globulin-anemic children are
incapable of producing antibodies, yet they recover from
infectious diseases almost as quickly as other children.
Furthermore, a study published by the British Medical Council in
1950 during a diphtheria epidemic concluded that there was no
relationship between antibody count and disease incidence;
researchers found resistant people with extremely low antibody
counts and sick people with high counts.
Natural immunization is a complex interactive process involving
many bodily organs and systems; it cannot be replicated by the
artificial stimulation of antibodies.
Research also indicates that vaccination commits immune cells to
the specific antigens in a vaccine, rendering them incapable of
reacting to other infections. Immunological reserves may thus
actually be reduced, causing a generally lowered resistance.
Another component of immunization theory is "herd immunity," the
notion that when enough people in a community are immunized, all
are protected. As Myth #2 showed, there are many documented
instances showing just the opposite -- fully vaccinated
populations have experienced epidemics.
With measles, this actually seems to be the direct result of
high vaccination rates.
In Minnesota, a state epidemiologist concluded that the Hib
vaccine increases the risk of illness when a study revealed that
vaccinated children were five times more likely to contract
meningitis than unvaccinated children.
Surprisingly, vaccination has never actually been clinically
proven to be effective in preventing disease, for the simple
reason that no researcher has directly exposed test subjects to
diseases (nor may they ethically do so).
The medical community's gold standard, the double blind,
placebo-controlled study, has not been used to compare
vaccinated and unvaccinated people, and so the practice remains
Furthermore, it is important to recognize that not everyone
exposed to a disease develops symptoms (indeed, only a tiny
percentage of a population need develop symptoms for an epidemic
to be declared).
Thus, if a vaccinated individual is exposed to a disease and
doesn't get sick, it is impossible to know whether the vaccine
worked, because there is no way to know if that person would
have developed symptoms if he or she had not been vaccinated. It
is also worth noting that outbreaks in recent years have
recorded more disease cases in vaccinated children than in
Yet another surprising aspect of immunization practice is the
"one size fits all" aspect.
An 8 pound 2 month old baby receives the same dosage as a 40
pound five year old child. Infants with immature, undeveloped
immune systems may receive five or more times the dosage,
relative to body weight, as older children.
Furthermore, the number of "units" within doses has been found
in random testing to range from ½ to 3 times what the label
indicates; manufacturing quality controls appear to tolerate a
rather large margin of error.
"Hot Lots" - vaccine lots associated with disproportionately high
death and disability rates - have been repeatedly identified by
the NVIC, but the FDA consistently refuses to intervene to
prevent further unnecessary injury and deaths. In fact,
individual vaccine lots have never been recalled due to their
greater incidence of adverse reactions.
However, the rotavirus vaccine was taken off the market a few
months after being introduced when it caused bowel obstructions
in many recipients. Incredibly, the FDA and CDC knew about this
problem prior to licensing the vaccine, but both organizations
still gave their unanimous approval.
Finally, vaccines are administered with the assumption that all
recipients-regardless of race, culture, diet, genetic makeup,
geographic location, or any other characteristic -- will respond
the same. This was perhaps never more dramatically disproved
than in Australia's Northern Territory a few years ago, where
stepped-up immunization campaigns in native aborigines resulted
in an incredible 50% infant mortality rate.
One must wonder about the lives of the survivors, too; if half
died, surely the other half did not escape unaffected.
Almost as troubling was a recent study in the New England
Journal of Medicine reporting that a substantial number of
Romanian children were contracting polio from the vaccine.
Researchers found a correlation with injections of antibiotics.
A single injection within one month of vaccination raised the
risk of polio eight times, two to nine injections raised the
risk 27-fold, and 10 or more injections raised the risk 182
What other factors not accounted for in vaccination theory will
surface unexpectedly to reveal unforeseen or previously
overlooked consequences? We cannot begin to fully comprehend the
scope and degree of the danger until public health officials
begin looking and reporting in earnest.
In the meantime, entire countries' populations are unwitting
gamblers in a game that many might very well choose not to play
if they were given all the rules in advance.
"Many of the assumptions upon which immunization theory and
practice are based are unproved or have been proven false in
Vaccination Myth #5:
"Childhood diseases are extremely dangerous..."
...or are they, really?
Most childhood infectious diseases have few serious consequences
in today's modern world. Even conservative CDC statistics for
pertussis during 1992-94 indicate a 99.8% recovery rate.
In fact, when hundreds of pertussis cases occurred in Ohio and
Chicago in the fall 1993 outbreak, an infectious disease expert
from Cincinnati Children's Hospital said, "The disease was very
mild, no one died, and no one went to the intensive care unit."
The vast majority of the time, childhood infectious diseases are
benign and self-limiting. They usually impart lifelong immunity,
whereas vaccine-induced immunity is only temporary. In fact, the
temporary nature of vaccine immunity can create a more dangerous
situation in a child's future.
For example, the new chicken pox vaccine has an effectiveness
estimated at 6 - 10 years. If effective, it will postpone the
child's vulnerability until adulthood, when death from the
disease, while still rare, is 20 times more likely than in
"Measles parties" used to be common in Britain; if a child got
measles, other parents in the neighborhood would rush their kids
over to play with the infected child, to deliberately contract
the disease and develop immunity.
This avoids the risk of infection in adulthood when the disease
is more dangerous, and provides the benefits of an immune system
strengthened by the natural disease process.
About half of measles cases in the late 1980's resurgence were
in adolescents and adults, most of whom were vaccinated as
children, and the recommended booster shots may provide
protection for less than six months.
Some healthcare professionals are concerned that the virus from
the chicken pox vaccine may "reactivate later in life in the
form of herpes zoster (shingles) or other immune system
Dr. A. Lavin of the Dept. of Pediatrics, St. Luke's Medical
Center in Cleveland, Ohio, strongly opposed licensing the new
actually know...the risks involved in injecting mutated DNA
[the vaccine herpes virus] into the host genome [children]."
The truth is, no one
knows, but the vaccine is now licensed, recommended by health
authorities, and quickly becoming mandated throughout the
Not only are most infectious diseases rarely dangerous, they can
actually play a vital role in the developing a strong, healthy
Persons who have not had measles have a higher incidence of
certain skin diseases, degenerative diseases of bone and
cartilage, and certain tumors, while absence of mumps has been
linked to higher risks of ovarian cancer. Anthroposophical
medical doctors recommend only the tetanus and polio vaccines;
they believe contracting the other childhood infectious diseases
is beneficial in that it matures and strengthens the immune
"Dangers of childhood diseases are greatly exaggerated in order
to scare parents into compliance with a questionable but highly
Vaccination Myth #6:
"Polio was one of the clearly great vaccination success
...or was it?
Six New England states reported increases in polio one year
after the Salk vaccine was introduced, ranging from more than
doubling in Vermont to Massachusetts' astounding increase of
642%; other states reported increases as well.
The incidence in Wisconsin increased by a factor of five. Idaho
and Utah actually halted vaccination due to the increased
incidence and death rate. In 1959, 77.5% of Massachusetts'
paralytic cases had received 3 doses of IPV (injected polio
During 1962 U.S. Congressional hearings, Dr. Bernard Greenberg,
head of the Dept. of Biostatistics for the University of North
Carolina School of Public Health, testified that not only did
the cases of polio increase substantially after mandatory
vaccinations -- a 50% increase from 1957 to 1958, and an 80%
increase from 1958 to 1959-but that the statistics were
deliberately manipulated by the Public Health Service to give
the opposite impression.
It is important to understand that the polio vaccine was not
universally accepted, at least initially. Despite this, polio
declined both in European countries that refused mass
vaccination as well as in those that employed it.
According to researcher-author Dr. Viera Scheibner, 90%
of polio cases were eliminated from statistics by health
authorities' redefinition of the disease when the vaccine was
introduced, while in reality the Salk vaccine was continuing to
cause paralytic polio in several countries at a time when there
were no epidemics being caused by the wild virus.
For example, cases of viral and aseptic meningitis, which have
symptoms similar to polio, were routinely diagnosed and recorded
as polio before the vaccine, but were distinguished and removed
from polio statistics after the vaccine.
Also, the number of cases needed to declare an epidemic was
raised from 20 to 35, and the requirement for inclusion in
paralysis statistics was changed from symptoms that lasted for
24 hours to symptoms lasting 60 days (many polio victims'
paralysis was temporary).
It is no wonder that polio decreased radically after vaccines-at
least on paper. In 1985, the CDC reported that 87% of the cases
of polio in the US between 1973 and 1983 were caused by the
vaccine, and later declared that all but a few imported cases
since were caused by the vaccine-and most of the imported cases
occurred in fully vaccinated individuals.
Jonas Salk, inventor of the IPV, testified before a
Senate subcommittee that nearly all polio outbreaks since 1961
were caused by the oral polio vaccine.
At a workshop on polio vaccines sponsored by the Institute of
Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr.
Samuel Katz of Duke University cited the estimated 8-10
annual US cases of vaccine-associated paralytic polio (VAPP) in
people who have taken the oral polio vaccine, and the [four
year] absence of wild polio from the western hemisphere.
Jessica Scheer of the National Rehabilitation Hospital
Research Center in Washington, D.C., pointed out that most
parents are unaware that polio vaccination in this country
entails "a small number of human sacrifices each year."
Compounding this contradiction are low adverse event reporting
and the NVIC's experiences with confirming and correcting
misdiagnoses of vaccine reactions, which suggest that the actual
number of VAPP "sacrifices" may be 10 to 100 times higher than
that cited by the CDC. For these reasons, the live polio virus
is no longer in widespread use.
To be sure, polio as it was known in the first half of the 20th
century does not exist today. However, declines following polio
peaks in the late 1940's and early 1950's had been underway
again for a period of years by the time the vaccine was
"The polio vaccine temporarily reversed disease declines that
were underway before the vaccine was introduced; this fact was
deliberately covered up by health authorities. In Europe, polio
declined in countries that both embraced and rejected the
"My child had no reaction to the vaccines, so there is
nothing to worry about..."
...or is there?
The documented long term adverse effects of vaccines include
chronic immunological and neurological disorders such as autism,
hyperactivity, attention deficit disorders, dyslexia, allergies,
cancer, and other conditions, many of which barely existed
before mass vaccination programs.
Vaccine ingredients include known toxicants and carcinogens such
as thimersol (a mercury derivative), aluminum phosphate,
formaldehyde (for which the Poisons Information Centre in
Australia claims there is no acceptable safe amount that can be
injected into a living human body), and phenoxyethanol (commonly
known as antifreeze).
Some of these ingredients are gastrointestinal toxicants, liver
toxicants, respiratory toxicants, neurotoxicants, cardiovascular
and blood toxicants, reproductive toxicants, and developmental
toxicants, to name a few of the known dangers. Chemical ranking
systems rate many vaccine ingredients among the most hazardous
substances, and they are heavily regulated.
Even microscopic doses of some of these ingredients are known to
be able to cause serious injury. In addition, some vaccine
mediums used in the production of vaccines contain human diploid
cells originating from human aborted fetal tissue, a fact that
might affect many people's vaccination choices-if they only knew
this was the case.
Medical historian, researcher and author Harris Coulter,
Ph.D. explained that his extensive research revealed childhood
immunization to be "causing a low-grade encephalitis in infants
on a much wider scale than public health authorities were
willing to admit, about 15-20% of all children."
He points out that the sequelae [conditions known to result from
a disease] of encephalitis [inflammation of the brain, a
documented adverse effect of vaccination]: autism, learning
disabilities, minimal and not-so-minimal brain damage, seizures,
epilepsy, sleeping and eating disorders, sexual disorders,
asthma, crib death, diabetes, obesity, and impulsive violence
are precisely the disorders which afflict contemporary society.
Many of these conditions were formerly relatively rare, but they
have become more common as childhood vaccination programs have
expanded. Coulter also points out that pertussis toxoid is used
to induce encephalitis in lab animals. The pertussis vaccine's
ability to cause brain damage is thus not only known, but relied
upon by clinical researchers studying brain disorders.
A German study found correlations between vaccinations and 22
neurological conditions including attention deficit and
epilepsy. Another dilemma is that viral elements in vaccines may
persist and mutate in the human body for years, with unknown
Millions of children are partaking in an enormous, crude
experiment; and no sincere, organized effort is being made by
the medical community to track the negative side effects or to
determine the long-term consequences. Since long-term studies on
the adverse effects of vaccines are virtually non-existent,
their widespread use in the absence of informed consent and
adequate safety testing constitutes medical experimentation.
As the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons
and the National Vaccine Information Center have pointed
out, this is a violation of the first principle of the Nuremberg
Code, "the centerpiece of modern bioethics."
Bart Classen, MD, PhD, founder of Classen Immuno-therapies
and developer of vaccine technologies, conducted epidemiological
studies around the world and found vaccines to be the cause of
79% of insulin type I diabetes in children under 10.
The increase risk ranged from 9% with the diphtheria vaccine to
50% with the Hepatitis B vaccine. According to Classen, CDC data
confirms his findings.
However, the implications of Classen's findings go well beyond
diabetes, as his comment in a 1999 issue of the British Medical
Journal points out: "The incidence of many other chronic
immunological diseases, including asthma, allergies, and immune
mediated cancers, has risen rapidly and may also be linked to
immunization." The diabetes findings may be only the tip of the
Recent studies in the U.S. and England suggest that vaccines
cause autism. Mercury poisoning and autism have nearly identical
symptoms, and a single day's vaccination regimen may inject 41
times the level of mercury known to cause harm.
California's autism rate has mushroomed 1000% over the past 20
years, with dramatic increases following the introduction of the
MMR vaccine in the early 1980's. England had dramatic autism
increases beginning in the 1990's, following the introduction of
the MMR vaccine there.
Some infants receive 100 times the EPA's maximum allowable
amount of mercury through vaccines. In January, 2000, the
Journal of Adverse Drug Reactions reported that the MMR vaccine
was not adequately tested and should not have been licensed.
Further reinforcing the suspected vaccine-autism connection is
the fact that many physicians using a systematic
mercury-detoxification regimen with autistic patients have seen
dramatic improvements in the health and behavior of their
Today, one out of every 150 children are affected by autism,
according to the National Vaccine Information Center. In the
early 1940's, prior to the introduction of most vaccines in
current use, it was considered a rare condition that few doctors
would ever encounter in their practice.
"The long term adverse effects of vaccinations have been ignored
in spite of compelling correlations with many serious chronic
conditions. Doctors can't explain the dramatic rise in many of
"Vaccines are the only disease prevention option available..."
...or are they?
Most parents feel compelled to take some disease-preventing
action for their children. While there is no 100% guarantee
anywhere, there are viable alternatives. Historically,
homeopathy has proven many times to be more effective than
allopathic medicine in the treatment and prevention of disease,
with risk of harmful side effects.
In a U.S. cholera outbreak in 1849, allopathic medicine saw a
48-60% death rate, while homeopathic hospitals had a documented
death rate of only 3%. Roughly similar statistics still hold
true for cholera today. Recent epidemiological studies show
homeopathic remedies as equaling or surpassing standard
vaccinations in preventing disease.
There are reports in which populations that were treated
homeopathically after exposure had a 100% success rate-none of
the treated caught the disease.
There are homeopathic kits available for disease prevention.
Homeopathic remedies can also be taken only during times of
increased risk (outbreaks, traveling, etc.), and have proven
highly effective in such instances. And since these remedies
have no toxic components, they have virtually no side effects.
In addition, homeopathy has been effective in reversing some of
the disability caused by vaccine reactions, not to mention many
other chronic conditions with which allopathic medicine has had
"Documented safe and effective alternatives to vaccination have
been available for decades. (However, they have been
systematically attacked and suppressed by the medical
Vaccination Myth #9:
"Vaccinations are legally mandated and unavoidable..."
...or are they?
Vaccine laws vary from state to state. While every state legally
requires vaccines, every state also has one or more legal
exemptions from vaccines. School and health officials will
seldom volunteer exemption information, and are often mistaken
when they do, so it is important to check the laws in your state
to find out exactly what the requirements are.
Each state offers
one or more of the following three kinds of exemptions:
Exemption: All 50 states in the US allow for a medical
exemption. However, few pediatricians check for indications
of increased risk before administering vaccines, so it is
advisable for parents to research this matter for themselves
if they have reason to believe that their child may be
predisposed to vaccine reactions.
Epilepsy, severe allergies, and a previous adverse reaction
in a child or sibling are but a few of the many conditions
in child or family history which may increase the chances of
an adverse reaction, and thus may qualify for a medical
exemption from one or more required vaccines.
In general, though, medical exemptions are difficult to get,
may be available only to those who have already had a
serious vaccine reaction or who have a family history of
serious vaccine reactions, may be granted only for the
specific vaccine believed to have caused a previous
reaction, and may be valid only as long as the condition
giving rise to the exemption persists (i.e., may be
2) Religious Exemption: 47 states allow for a religious
exemption (all but MS, AK and WV). A state's laws may state
that membership in an established religious organization is
However, this requirement has been held unconstitutional in
New York federal courts; personal religious beliefs are
sufficient for a religious exemption, regardless of which
religious organization you belong to, or whether or not you
belong to an organized religion at all.
In one case, the plaintiffs were awarded money damages when
the court found that the state had violated their civil
rights by denying them a religious exemption.
3) Philosophical or Personal Exemption: Approximately 17
states allow parents to refuse vaccination for personal or
It is worth noting that exempted children may be banned from
attending schools during local outbreaks. But all schools,
public or private, must comply with state vaccination laws
and honor legal exemptions.
The best source for
a copy of your state's vaccination laws is state health
officials. A phone call to the state Department of Epidemiology
or Immunization (the specific name varies from state to state)
may be all that it takes to get a copy mailed to you.
Or, for a small fee, the NVIC and New Atlantean Press
will sell you a copy of your state's immunization laws (see
contact information at the end of this article). Statutes can be
searched on the Internet (for example, see
www.findlaw.com), but these
sources many not always reflect very recent changes in the law,
if there have been any. Law libraries and lawyers are, of
course, a good source as well.
"Legal exemptions from vaccinations are available for many - but
not all - U.S. citizens."
Vaccination Myth #10:
"Public health officials always place the public's health
above all other concerns..."
...or do they?
Vaccination history is riddled with documented instances of
deceit portraying vaccines as mighty disease conquerors, when in
fact vaccines have had little or no discernible impact on-or
have even delayed or reversed-pre-existing disease declines.
The United Kingdom's Department of Health admitted that
vaccination status determined the diagnosis of subsequent
diseases: Those found in vaccinated patients received alternate
diagnoses; hospital records and death certificates were
Today, many doctors still refuse to diagnose diseases in
vaccinated children, and so the "Myth" about vaccine success
Conflicts of interest are the norm in the vaccine industry.
Members and Chairs of the FDA and CDC vaccine advisory
committees own stock in drug companies that make vaccines;
individuals on both advisory committees own patents for vaccines
under consideration or affected by the decisions these
The CDC grants conflict-of-interest waivers to every member of
their advisory committee a year at a time, allowing full
participation in the discussions leading up to a vote by every
member whether or not they have a financial stake in the
Concerns over vaccine adverse effects and conflicts of interest
led the American Society of Physicians and Surgeons to issue a
Resolution to Congress calling for a "moratorium on vaccine
mandates and for physicians to insist upon truly informed
consent for the use of vaccines."
Approved by unanimous vote at the AAPS October 2000 annual
meeting, the resolution made references to:
numbers of mandatory childhood vaccines, to which children
are ... subjected without ... information about potential
adverse side effects"
the fact that
"safety testing of many vaccines is limited and the data are
unavailable for independent scrutiny, so that mass
vaccination is equivalent to human experimentation and
subject to the Nuremberg Code, which requires voluntary
the fact that
"the process of approving and 'recommending' vaccines is
tainted with conflicts of interest"
In an October 1999
statement to Congress, Bart Classen, M.D., M.B.A., founder and
CEO of Classen Immuno-therapies and developer of vaccine
"It is clear ...
that the government's immunization policies ... are driven
by politics and not by science.
I can give
numerous examples where employees of the US Public Health
Service ... appear to be furthering their careers by acting
as propaganda officers to support political agendas.
In one case ... employees of a foreign government, who were
funded and working closely with the US Public Health
Service, submitted false data to a major medical journal.
The true data indicated the vaccine was dangerous however
the false data that was submitted indicated there was no
risk. An employee of the NIH who manages large vaccine
grants jointly published a misleading letter about the
subject with one of these foreign civil servants.
As you are aware it is illegal to falsify data from research
funded by the US government."
recommended that Congress hire a special prosecutor,
"to determine if
public health officials are following the laws enacted to
ensure vaccines are safe" and to determine "if public health
officials along with manufacturers are misleading the public
about the safety of these products."
In France, 15,000
French citizens have sued their government over adverse
Hepatitis B vaccine reactions. Former public health officials
there are serving prison sentences following findings that they
did not follow the law to ensure the safety of the vaccine, and
school-age Hep B vaccination has been discontinued.
US military personnel may be even worse off:
" ... four
letters from the FDA/Public Health Service ... clearly
reveal that the anthrax vaccine was approved for marketing
without the manufacturer performing a single controlled
Clinical trials are,
of course, absolutely critical to determining the safety and
effectiveness of any pharmaceutical product. Military personnel
have been, and continue to be, unwitting subjects in an
"Many of the public health officials who determine vaccine
policy profit substantially from their policy decisions."
In the December 1994 Medical Post, Canadian author of the
Medical Mafia, Guylaine Lanctot,
authorities keep lying. Vaccination has been a disaster on the
immune system. It actually causes a lot of illnesses. We are
actually changing our genetic code through vaccination...100
years from now we will know that the biggest crime against
humanity was vaccines."
analyzing literally ten's of thousands of pages of the vaccine
medical literature, Dr. Viera Scheibner concluded that,
"there is no
evidence whatsoever of the ability of vaccines to prevent any
diseases. To the contrary, there is a great wealth of evidence
that they cause serious side effects."
Dr. Classen has
"My data proves that
the studies used to support immunization are so flawed that it
is impossible to say if immunization provides a net benefit to
anyone or to society in general.
"This question can only be determined by proper studies which
have never been performed. The flaw of previous studies is that
there was no long-term follow up and chronic toxicity was not
"The American Society of Microbiology has promoted my
research...and thus acknowledges the need for proper studies."
To some these may seem
like radical positions, but they are not unfounded.
The continued denial and suppression of the evidence against
vaccines only perpetuates the "Myths" of their "success" and, more
importantly, their negative consequences on our children and
society. Aggressive and comprehensive scientific investigation into
adverse vaccine events and is clearly warranted, yet immunization
programs continue to expand in the absence of such research.
Manufacturer profits are enormous, while accountability for the
negative effects is conspicuously absent. This is especially sad
given the readily available safe and effective alternatives.
The positions asserted above are not coming from a handful of fringe
lunatics; entire professional organizations are beginning to speak
out. Criticisms of vaccines are being sounded by an increasing
number of credible, reputable scientists, researchers,
investigators, and self-educated parents from around the world.
Instead, it is public health officials and die-hard vaccine
advocates (many of whom have a financial stake in the outcome of the
debate) who are beginning to lose credibility by refusing to
acknowledge the growing body of evidence and to address the very
real, serious, documented problems.
Meanwhile, the race is on. There are over 200 new vaccines being
developed for everything from birth control to cocaine addition.
Some 100 of these are already in clinical trials.
Researchers are working on vaccine delivery through nasal sprays,
mosquitoes (yes, mosquitoes), and the fruits of "transgenic" plants
in which vaccine viruses are grown.
With every adult and child on the planet a potential recipient of
vaccines administered periodically throughout their lives, and every
healthcare system and government a potential buyer, it is little
wonder that countless millions of dollars are spent nurturing the
growing multi-billion dollar vaccine industry.
Without public outcry, we will see more and more new vaccines
required of us all. And while profits are readily calculable, the
real human costs are ignored or suppressed.
Whatever your personal vaccination decision, make it an informed
one; you have that right and responsibility. It is a difficult
issue, but there is more than enough at stake to justify whatever
time and energy it takes.
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