In the 1960s and early 1970s many babies were sacrificed to produce the rubella vaccine. Hysterotomy was performed on women who chose to have an elective abortion in order to provide fetal tissue. The research took place over a period of years. This rubella vaccine (included in the MMR) was approved in the U.S. by… Continue reading Is a Clinical Trial of 42 Days Enough to Establish Vaccine Safety?
On July 27ththe Wall Street Journal published an article titled China’s Vaccine Scandal. Parents in China have led protests on behalf of their children. I read through the article noting several paragraphs. Over the past couple of weeks parents in China have learned that a compulsory public-health program injected an unknown number of… Continue reading Two Different Viewpoints on Faulty Vaccines
Parents have differing opinions about childhood vaccines. That is okay. I am a nurse and my children received the recommended vaccines in the 1980s and 1990s. But my daughter had vaccine reactions and eventually developed fibromyalgia. Because of my family’s experience with vaccine reactions I support informed consent and parent involvement in decisions about vaccines.… Continue reading Required Vaccine Safety Reports Were Not Done
At the beginning of the 19th century, in the city of Chicago, the health of young children was in perilous condition. The health of both women and children needed focused attention. In 1916, for example, Chicago’s death rate for children under 2 years of age was 141.4 per 1,000 live births, as compared with 129.3… Continue reading Moms for Vaccine Safety
Today I am joining Kate Motaung for Five Minute Friday: We write fast and free, for five minutes flat. The prompt is MIDDLE. In the photo above my husband and I are sitting in the middle of our grandchildren. This is a wonderful place. In our extended family we are in the middle of youth… Continue reading When You’re in the Middle You Need to Pray