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Syrian Children Get Polio from Oral Polio Vaccine

Three children in the Deir-Ez-Zor eastern region of Syria have contracted polio during the past three months. The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed on June 8, 2017 that a polio virus strain designated as vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) was found in a healthy Syrian…

Health
Fever is Not an Enemy

Fever is Not an Enemy

One of the most common recommendations for fever is to alleviate it by giving Tylenol (acetaminophen). Although may sometimes be unpleasant to experience fever or to care for a feverish child, it is important to understand that fever itself is a symptom of the body's…

Ethics

African-Americans, Vaccines and a History of Suspicion

A good parent is not sure what to believe. On one side, doctors tell us vaccinations are safe and necessary for our children. They’ve been in existence for hundreds of years, most people get them and they are credited with eradicating diseases and saving lives.…

Medicine

“Iron Lungs” Still Around. They’re Called Ventilators.

One of the most common lines of argument offered by vaccine apologists as "proof" of how effective mass vaccination programs were in vanquishing polio is to argue that there are no "iron lung" machines anymore. The logic goes something like this: "Do you see anymore…

Law

Whopping Vaccine Injury Payouts for FY 2017 Released

et another shocking blow has been delivered to people who still ardently claim that vaccines are “safe and effective,” and that the only complications they can cause are “mild.” The U.S. government department for Health Resources and Services Administration has recently released the running tally…

Media

How Mainstream Media Insults the Public’s Intelligence on Vaccines

There is a bitter war going on, and it’s not over Trumpcare or immigration: It is about vaccines. Mainstream media and medical groups, typically funded or backed by Big Pharma, cast parents who are skeptical about vaccines as conspiracy theorists whose backward beliefs put the…

Business

Tactics Doctors Use to Pressure Hesitant Parents to Vaccinate

The number of parents questioning the wisdom of the currently recommended schedule is up and corroboration is easy to find. An article in the journal Pediatrics in August 2016 reported that the number of pediatricians encountering parents who either question vaccine safety...…