Tag Archives: Chicken Pox

A Shot of Urgency In Md.’s Vaccine Debate

Published by the Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/08/AR2007010801254.html?sub=AR A Shot of Urgency In Md.’s Vaccine Debate By Sandra G. Boodman Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, January 9, 2007; Page HE01 When vexed parents ask Greg Reed why their children must be vaccinated against chickenpox and hepatitis B — a question he has fielded in the past week as

Chickenpox or Chicken Little – Washington Post False Reporting

Dear Readers: On January 9th, the Washington Post published an article on the urgency of getting the chickenpox vaccine in Maryland. Not only was the article full of errors, it seems they could not bear reporting the truth by publishing our response.  So we will.  Our letter to the editor follows. Original article published in

Gov’t Panel Recommends Shingles Vaccine

Our Comments: The ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices) has recommended the Shingles vaccine, Zostavax made by Merck Inc. – it uses aborted fetal cell lines MRC-5 and WI-38.  Note the vaccine clinical trials shows it worked in only 50% of the people, which is not exactly a sterling track record.  But our question is

Chicken Pox Outbreak

Chickenpox Outbreaks Among Vaccinated Children Officials wonder if its due to a new strain or ineffective vaccine… Michigan http://www.troymessenger.com/articles/2006/02/26/news/newsssss01.txt Chicken pox outbreak By Matt Clower, The Messenger Troy Elementary School nurse Sarah Black should probably go ahead and get a revolving door for her office. It would help with all the traffic coming in and

Chicken pox vaccine associated with shingles epidemic

Medical Research News Published: Thursday, 1-Sep-2005 New research published in the International Journal of Toxicology (IJT) by Gary S. Goldman, Ph.D., reveals high rates of shingles (herpes zoster) in Americans since the government’s 1995 recommendation that all children receive chicken pox vaccine. Goldman’s research supports that shingles, which results in three times as many deaths and five

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