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FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Rejects Links Between Vaccination and Autism

FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Rejects Links Between Vaccination and Autism

In a confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Energy, Labor, and Pensions on April 5, 2017, the nominee to be the next commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Scott Gottlieb, MD, stated categorically that there “is no causal link between vaccination and autism.” Dr. Gottlieb serves on the board of directors of pharmaceutical companies…

Drug Safety Lawsuits Create Distrust of Vaccines

Drug Safety Lawsuits Create Distrust of Vaccines

In July 2012, British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline LLC (GSK), agreed to plead guilty to criminal and civil charges resulting from the company’s failure to report safety data about the drug Avandia and unauthorized promotion of the drugs Paxil and Wellbutrin making this the largest healthcare fraud settlement and largest payment ever made by a pharmaceutical in U.S. history.

Missouri Bills to Ban Mercury and Foreign DNA in Vaccines

Missouri Bills to Ban Mercury and Foreign DNA in Vaccines

In January 2017, State Representative Lynn Morris introduced HB 331 in the Missouri House of Representatives prohibiting vaccines containing mercury or other metals used for preservation or any other purpose from being administered to a child or adult in a public health clinic in Missouri. If passed, the legislation would take effect on Aug. 28, 2018. A second bill, HB 332…

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