A History of Anti-Vaccine Campaigns

July 27, 2010 at 2:01 pm (Anti-Vaccination) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Where to begin… well, I guess I’ll need to split this post up into sections. I’ll look at specific groups first, then move onto examples of vaccine scares. Read the rest of this entry »

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Daily Mail Articles On Vaccination

October 1, 2009 at 5:01 pm (Anti-Vaccination, Media, Richard Halvorsen) (, , , , , , , , , , , )

Following my recent post on the Daily Mail’s vaccine article by Dr Richard Halvorsen that served as my opening gambit as I try my hand at guest blogging over at Lay Science, I thought I’d blog my correspondence with the Daily Mail over their articles on vaccination. Read the rest of this entry »

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An Open Letter to JABS (updated)

January 28, 2008 at 1:50 pm (Alternative Medicine, Anti-Vaccination) (, , , , , , )

Dear Moderators,

Someone posted on your forum last week asking for advice. Their child had been seen by a doctor, who had diagnosed an ear-and-throat infection and prescribed antibiotics. The first response to this post is reproduced below. I’m saddened that moderators of this forum allowed such an ignorant and potentially dangerous response to be posted without making any kind of comment.

We have all on this site had the same reactions with vaccines given to our kids
I would stop the anti biotics as this wipes out his /her immune system. Then give him/her half teaspoon VIT A cod liver oil per day a good natural one not a synthetic man made excuse .Also ask for pro-biotics as this replaces the bacteria the ant-biotics have just wiped out (they do have them)and are given as routine in America when anti-biotics are used.
Get a clinically trained homeopath to give him a remedy there is one I have heard that is good at fighting the vaccine in the early stages.Also any wireless devices baby monitors etc..mobiles radios switch them of or keep them at least 20 feet away from the child as the wireless waves stop detoxification.
P.S. I am not a doctor just a parent trying to pass on some information that worked for us a bit

Unbelievable – first this poster advises someone to take their child off antibiotics that have been prescribed by a medical professional, they then advise Cod Liver Oil, Probiotics and Homeopathy as alternative treatments and, finally, they finish by advising that wireless devices – including baby monitors – be switched off or removed.

Later, the same poster returned and not only did they state that they stood by their previous remarks but they also claimed the following:

Ant-biotics wipe out all the GOOD and BAD bacteria which form most of ones immune system again exacerbating the problem and allowing the vaccine to run riot(not to mention mecury and all the other petrochemical bi products) .Yes antibiotics will stop an infection but I would rather take my babies chances with the infection than a wipe of ones immune system any day of the week

They also claim that “Cod-liver oil(natural ) boosts the immune system” and “children prone to autism have a biological deficiency in terms of methylation, meaning they can’t clear heavy metals efficiently”. I think this advice is reckless and irresponsible and that as moderators of this forum it is important that you take action to prevent such potentially harmful advice from being propagated unchallenged.


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