Welcome To Vaccine Awareness Network
Updated 1 September 2014
 
 
Vaccines And How They Are Made
The chemicals that go into vaccination, includes info on expanded vaccine schedule - newly updated 1 August 2014
 
 
Your Immune System, How It Works And How Vaccines Damage It
Vaccines and Immune Dysfunction - updated 22 March 2014
 
 
The Herd Immunity Theory - Treating Our Children Like Cattle
The Herd Immunity Theory - updated 28 February 2013
 
 
Did Vaccines Really Halt Killer Diseases?
Did Vaccines Really Stop Diseases? A look at history - updated 10 April 2010 with modern day victim of smallpox vaccine
 
 
Vaccination And Abortion
The Use Of Foetal Tissue in Vaccines - newly updated 15 March 2012
 
 
Vaccines: A Religious Contention
Vaccines: A Religious Contention - updated 17 December 2009
 
 
Pediacel 5-in-1 Super Jab
5 in 1 vaccine - updated 26 August 2012.
 
 
Manufacturer's Information About Pediacel 5-in-1 Vaccine
 
 
Autism and Cerebral Palsy From DPT Vaccine
Maryamber's Story - and other Cerebral Palsy after Vaccination Cases, updated 13 April 2010
 
 
Gardasil and Cervarix - The Cervical Cancer Vaccines
Gardasil and Cervarix - The Cervical Cancer Vaccine - now updated 31 March 2010 - Spain Withdraws Batch Of HPV Vaccine
 
 
Gardasil Vaccines Continued
Gardasil Vaccine Continued And Cases Of Gardasil/Cervarix Damage And Death, updated 27 August 2014
 
 
Prevnar Vaccination
Prevnar and Pneumonia Vaccinations, including info on PCV 13, updated 3 February 2012
 
 
Travel Vaccines
Travel Vaccines - updated 2 July 2014
 
 
Tetanus Vaccine
Tetanus Vaccine - updated 6 May 2012
 
 
MMR, Single Vaccines And MMRV Vaccine
MMR and Single Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccines and MMRV information - updated 28 August 2014 - NEW COURT RULING SHOWING MMR CAUSED ASD! Contains Graphic Damage Photo.
 
 
Killer Measles Vaccine Is Withdrawn And Other Vaccine Death Cases
Four Babies Killed In Measles Vaccine Campaign - updated 26 August 2012 with more deaths, PAGE FULL.
 
 
Infant Vaccines Produce Autism Symptoms In Primates
Shots Cause Autism In Monkeys
 
 
If You Don't Want The MMR We'll Force You and Other Vaccination Force Stories
Bully Boy Tactics Proposed - includes case of forced vaccination with various vaccines, updated 27 March 2014
 
 
Meningitis C Vaccine
Various articles and citations - updated 30 August 2012
 
 
Hepatitis B Vaccine...aluminium....thimerosal (mercury)....yeast...but don't worry, it's gluten free!
Hep B Manufacturer's Information - updated with details of court admitted MS and Death Caused By Hep B Vaccine, updated 18 November 2012
 
 
Hepatitis B Vaccine Kills Baby and other Vaccine Death Cases
Updated 28 July 2014
 
 
Vaccine Companies Investigated For Manslaughter and other Vaccine Court Cases
And Other Vaccine Companies/Doctors On Trial For Vaccine Deaths, Injuries and Fraud - Updated 28 August 2014, now including Investigations into Swine Flu Scam
 
 
Iatrogenic Child Abuse
Iatrogenic child abuse: vaccinations and other medical abuse of children by doctors - Updated 14 April 2014
 
 
Bullying, Rude and Discriminatory Doctors who Forget Vaccines are a CHOICE
Updated 27 February 2014
 
 
My Fight For Health After Vaccination
A Vaccine Damage Case - updated 6 March 2012 to include my friend's and relatives vaccine damage cases
 
 
Vaccine Injury Photos From The CDC
WARNING! Very Graphic Vaccine Damage Pictures. Don't Look If Easily Upset - updated 27 February 2014
 
 
Vaccine Debate Page
A Place Where You Can Send Your Views On Vaccines And Health - updated 21 August 2011
 
 
Vaccination And Your Legal Rights
Your Legal Right To Own Your Own Body - updated 16 August 2009 with new information
 
 
Vaccination DESTROYS Natural Immunity!
Transplacental and Breast Milk Immunity and How they are Diminished by Vaccination - new page 10 May 2013
 
 
Disease Killing Properties Of Breast Milk
Immunising Your Baby With Breast Milk - updated 18 June 2012
 
 
Polio: The Disease, the Vaccine and the Controversies
NEW Page - updated 26 August 2012
 
 
Baby Gallery
Unvaccinated Bundles of Joy! - updated 8 May 2013
 
 
The Home Birth Pages - My Story
The Hospital Birth Experience
 
 
The Home Birth Pages
My Unassisted Childbirth - Reclaiming My Femininity - updated 17 May 2012
 
 
The Home Birth Pages - British Maternity Care (The Bullying I got When Pregnant with Yanny)
My Struggle To Have A Natural Pregnancy With The NHS - updated 5 May 2012
 
 
The Home Birth Pages - Yanny's Unhindered Home Birth
My Baby's Unhindered Home Birth - updated 6 May 2012
 
 
Home Birth And Your Legal Rights. How To Have A Natural Birth
Your Right To Birth Without Violence And Other Home Birth Issues - updated 17 May 2012
 
 
THE DANGERS OF EPISIOTOMY
And Tips For Easing Pain. Updated 6 May 2012
 
 
Obstetric Myths and Realities
Caesareans and Breech Births - updated 17 May 2010
 
 
Vaccine Information For Pregnant Women
What You Should Know If Considering A Vaccination During Pregnancy - updated 2 August 2014 - ALERT: MISCARRIAGES AND STILLBIRTHS AFTER H1N1 VACCINE!!
 
 
Home Education Photo Diary
Photo Diary of Child Friendly Home Schooling - updated 7 August 2009 - PAGE FULL, WILL ADD NEW ONE LATER.
 
 
Home Education Photo Diary
Page two of my children's home schooling - updated 10 February 2013
 
 
Home Education And Your Legal Rights
Updated 3 March 2012.
 
 
Dangers Of Formula Milk
Formula Milk Is NOT As Good As Breast Milk And Is Not A Breast Milk Substitute! Updated 14 June 2012
 
 
Vitamin K: Does Your Baby Really Need It?
Updated 6 May 2012
 
 
Mercury Free Vaccines Still Have Mercury In Them
What's Not On The Label
 
 
Pro-Vaccine Arguments
VS. Medical Evidence - updated 17 April 2014
 
 
Pro-Vaccine Arguments Page 2
VS. Medical Evidence - NEW page completed on 25th August 2012
 
 
Vaccine Shedding
The spreading of viruses and bacteria via vaccination. Includes Information on the symptoms and treatment of measles. Updated 17 May 2014
 
 
Why I Don't Vaccinate My Children
And The Birth of VAN UK - updated 11 April 2014
 
 
Six Reasons Why I Don't Vaccinate My Children
Some of the reasons I don't vaccinate, from my blog, 7th October 2012
 
 
Vaccines And Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
The Link Between Vaccines And SIDS - updated 2 July 2014
 
 
Midwives And Health Professionals Against Vaccination
Updated 28 August 2014
 
 
Media Censorship of Vaccine News
Updated 28 August 2014
 
 
BCG Vaccine
BCG vaccine information - new page 4 August 2012
 
 
Homeopathic Vaccination
Updated 7 October 2012
 
 
Boy Partially Losses Hearing After Vaccination
Updated 22nd August 2012 with more deafness and blindness after MMR cases
 
 
Delaying Vaccination Cuts Asthma Risk (and Other Allergies Related to Vaccines).
Citation in the Journal of Allergy And Clinical Immunology and Info on Vaccines and Auto-Immunity - Updated 16 May 2014
 
 
Vaccines, Mercury, Aluminium and Autism Studies
With link to http://www.mercurymadness.org. Manufacturer's Say Vaccines Cause Autism! - updated 23 August 2014
 
 
Contraindications (people who shouldn't be vaccinated) and side-effects From The Merck Manual (vaccine manufacturer)
Medical Information On Who Should Not Have Vaccines - Merck and GP Notebook - updated 6 September 2009
 
 
Flu Vaccines
Updated 22 March 2014
 
 
Swine Flu Epidemic/ H1N1 Vaccine Deaths and Injuries
Created By Lab Blunder - now recording deaths and injuries from jab - page now full.
 
 
Swine Flu Vaccine
Ingredients and other information - updated 2 July 2014
 
 
Tamiflu
What You Should Know About Tamiflu - updated 13 April 2014
 
 
More Educated Mothers Are Less Likely To Vaccinate
A New Study Shows That University Educated Mums Are More Likely To Refuse Vaccines And Other Studies Showing Educated Mothers Refusing Vaccines - updated 28 August 2014
 
 
Diseases In The Vaccinated
Medical Studies And Reports Showing Vaccines Do Not Immunise - Updated 25 April 2009
 
 
Diseases In The Vaccinated Page 2
Page Full.
 
 
Diseases in the Vaccinated - Page 3
Vaccine 'Preventable' Diseases Occuring in the Vaccinated- NEW PAGE. 28 July 2014
 
 
Seven School Kids Taken To Hospital After Vaccines and Other Vaccine Disasters
Kids sicken after DT/IPV Vaccines - and other reactions after vaccination drives, updated 21 February 2013
 
 
Infant Mortality Rates Fall Where 'Immunisation' Rates Are Low
Infant Mortality Rates Fall In Line With Lowering Vaccination Rates - updated 31 January 2013
 
 
Chickenpox: Is It Really A Killer Disease?
Suddenly this benign childhood illness has turned into a 'deadly killer' because they are introducing a vaccine - updated 31 January 2013
 
 
Selective Vaccination
If You Decide To Vaccinate - updated 30 January 2013
 
 
Vaccine Damage Payments Unit
How To Make A Claim For Compensation If Your Loved One Is Vaccine Injured - updated 1 September 2014
 
 
Legal Help For Vaccine Damage And Pro-Choice Issues
Solicitor/Lawyer Information - updated 2 June 2012
 
 
Treating Childhood Illnesses
These days, doctors and parents have lost the art of actually nursing their child through a normal childhood illness. Here we tell you the symptoms and treatment of measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox, rotavirus and whooping cough - updated 15 June 2012
 
 
Childhood Diseases Can Be Good For Your Child!
Studies showing childhood diseases reduce autoimmunity - updated 21 November 2010
 
 
Stupid Medical Advice Which Has Been Consigned To History Books
Updated 12 April 2012
 
 
Double Standards - it's not okay to ingest this but fine if we inject it
Authorities Admitting Concern Over Chemicals Used In Other Products That Are Also Used In Vaccines - updated 30 January 2013
 
 
Ian's Life
A page dedicated to a little boy who died of an adverse reaction to Hepatitis B vaccine. WARNING: graphic vaccine damage picture
 
 
Animal Vaccines
The Dangers of Animal Vaccines and naturally rearing animals - updated 16 May 2014
 
 
Remember My Name
Honouring Those Who Have Died From Vaccination - updated 15 April 2012
 
 
Remember My Name - Page 2
Honouring Those Who Have Died From Vaccination - Page 2, updated 28 July 2014
 
 
Vaccines, BSE and vCJD
In Memory of Andy Black - WARNING, GRAPHIC PHOTOS, DON'T LOOK IF EASILY UPSET - updated 2 August 2012
 
 
Vaccination: An Ecological Disaster
Environmental Reasons Why Vaccines Aren't so Great. 2% of World HIV Cases Caused By Vaccines. NEW PAGE.
 
 
Skewed Statistics
How Studies are 'Doctored' to Make Vaccines Seem More Effective - NEW page! updated 8 August 2012
 
 
Youth Page
Under 18's Page - Know Your Vaccination Rights - Updated 25 June 2012
 
 
Take Vaccines Out of Schools Campaign!
Example letters you can use to complain about the use of vaccination in schools - updated 23 June 2012
 
 
Vaccines Didn't Save Us From Smallpox
Historical Evidence Against Vaccination and Historical Vaccine Death Cases
 
 
A Parent's Guide against Pro-Vaccine Pediatricians
NEW PAGE - Countering Pro-Vaccine Arguments, 30th April 2012
 
 
Rotavirus Vaccine
Rotavirus Vaccine - another vaccine added to the UK schedule - 22 March 2014
 
 
The Problems with Vaccinating Premature Babies
New page. Completed 2nd June 2014
 
 
Paracetamol (Acetaminophen), Ibuprofen and Vaccines
New Page - updated 13 April 2014
 
 
Vaccines and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
 
 
Ebola News
The latest scare that WHO want to frighten you with - 28 August 2014
 
 
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Why I Don't Vaccinate My Children

Happy 18th Birthday Jacinta! (17th March 1996 at 10.05pm)

Lucia, myself holding Yanny, Jerrica, Alicia and Jacinta


If any of you have read my vaccine damage story 'My Fight For Health After Vaccination', it may surprise you to learn that that wasn't the reason why I chose not to vaccinate, although I'm confident my children won't experience the string of nervous system disorders that I have.

My suspicion of vaccines arose in 1991 when at the tender age of 13, I recieved a BCG shot and was handed a blue card AFTER the event, detailing side-effects. I might have been a child, but I was angry and knew that I had the right to have seen that information BEFORE.

However, I put the experience to the back of my mind. I thought the theory of 'immunisation' was strange (how can one achieve wellness by injecting themselves with germs? - even as a young child with no interest or knowledge of medicine I knew instinctively that in order to be healthy you need a clean internal system and if you introduce bacteria and viruses into the body you will disrupt the vital force, the healthy functioning of the natural immune system.  It seemed to me even as a child that to breech the skin to place foreign particles into the body was fundamentally wrong because the skin is part of the immune system, it's a barrier to infection and by breaking that barrier you are breaking one of your immune defences - this seemed obvious to me at 13 and I couldn't understand why more adults didn't question it), but I still thought that they must be reasonably 'okay' because the doctors said so and I didn't believe that doctors would give a treatment that could potentially harm.

  I later learned that most doctors are fully aware that vaccines can cause brain damage and even death in some cases (as the CDC admit in their vaccine information statements) but all doctors will leave out this information when discussing vaccines with parents and not show them the manufacturer's data information.

I came from a conservative family and was told doctors were experts who knew what they were doing.  My mother was a nurse and followed the doctor's word to the letter.

She thought nothing of dolling out the Calpol (Tylenol) for every sniffle we had, and growing up, I hadn't even heard of alternative therapy. The doctor's had saved my life with their high-tech neonatal intensive care unit when I was born 3 months early, so why shouldn't I believe what they had to say about vaccination?

I am disabled from a brain injury brought about by premature birth and in my childhood was a regular visitor to hospitals. I had surgeries during this time and was present in the room for the surgeons 'risks and benefits' speech on the particular surgery I was to have. I quickly learned that no medicine is risk free and that to be informed, you need to know both sides of the argument. I knew from being a tiny tot and listening to the conversations between my mother and the doctors.

So when I became pregnant, I knew I should have the same degree of caution with my baby's healthcare. When you're pregnant they tell you not to drink alcohol, don't take asprin or other drugs, only one paracetamol is safe 'if you're absolutely desperate', and when your little miracle arrives you must check medicine labels carefully. In fact, most medicines aren't suitable for infants under 3 months of age and just recently, the FDA in America has said that cough and cold medicines should not be used in children under 3 because of deaths associated with it.

It seemed perfectly natural, and reasonable therefore to CHECK THE LABELS of vaccinations. This was my daughter, my precious creation and the centre of my universe. I could not allow doctor's to inject her with something if I had no idea what it was. Okay, so I know it's a vaccine, but what was in the vaccine? I wasn't prepared for them to put any old rubbish into my perfect baby, no matter what their arguments for 'preventative health' were.

I didn't want to be sitting in clinic with her, getting pressured into it with zero balanced information like so many new mothers are, so I decided to find out what exactly a vaccine was while I was still pregnant. That would give me plenty of time to decide. I am also vegetarian so my thought was at the time that I could get the doctor to order me in an animal free vaccine, if necessary. I was young and nieve.

I read a booklet on vaccinations that stated the DPT vaccine had originally been cultured using horses urine. There were also things about monkey kidneys and aluminium and mercury. I have to say, I didn't believe a word of it. It resembled a science fiction novel.

My husband felt the same, and in fact, wanted to vaccinate our baby. He was particularly worried about tetanus and polio and he'd got his tetanus shot right in front of me when we first moved in together. I told him to hang on. Let me look into this first, and if you still want to vaccinate her by the time she is one year old, I'll agree.
He said okay, he'd give us time to research.

Not believing the alternative therapy booklet about vaccines, I went to what I thought was a reputable source - a pharmacy. I asked the pharmacist if he'd kindly photocopy me all the data sheets on the vaccines my child was due to have and some other ones just for interest. He did so immediately.

There in black and white print for all to see was aluminium, mercury, bovine brain serum, monkey kidney's, mouse brain, formaldehyde, human fetal medium (I nearly vomited) and a host of other nasties resembling a witches cauldron.

As well as this, and probably even more importantly, was a list of side-effects from vaccination as thick as a tree trunk, including the phrase 'SIDS has occured following the administration of DPT'.

Still in shock, I telephoned Aventis Pasteur and some other vaccine manufacturer's and asked them to fax me details of what their vaccines were cultured on as well as any excipients not included in the ingredients. They did so. Pig's blood was listed on one of the faxes.

That on it's own was enough to make us decide that we weren't going to vaccinate our daughter. At that early stage in my parenting life I still believed that vaccines prevented diseases, but I wouldn't inject those ingredients into a dog, never mind my baby, so I decided to take my chance with the diseases.

I wasn't remotely alternative. I thought home birth was for hippies, I'd never heard of homeopathy and I had no qualms at that time about having my baby in a hospital. My first experience of anything alternative was when my midwife suggested using lavender oil to heal painful stitches, and no, I'd not heard of lavender oil either. My journey into the vaccination world was almost by accident.

In my young mind I thought we could just refuse the jabs, like any other medical treatment, and go about our lives. I didn't realise that to question vaccines is to question orthodox medicine, an unspoken no no.

Instead, we were instantly struck off the doctor's list, with a letter stating 'you are refusing to comply with our efforts for preventative medicine.'

And

'You seem to want healthcare purely on your terms.'

HELLO!? This was my body and my baby's body! Why should it not be on our terms? We owned our own personage, after all.

I was annoyed, but let it go. We found another doctor, but that didn't last. On the first consultation he said 'if you don't vaccinate your baby, I'm going to remove you from this practice.'

I pointed out to him all the disgusting ingredients in jabs and he denied it, saying, 'Oh, I'm sure they don't have those things in them.'
So I showed him the data sheet to prove it. I questioned him about brain damage and vaccinations. He said, 'Oh, that's only a one in a million chance.' Excuse me, but when it came to my baby, even a one in a million figure was too much. What if she was that one? (I later learned it was actually 1/1750). I knew that illness sometimes caused brain damage, and that's tragic, but at least that was nature. If it happened because of a vaccine - something I did - then that was tantamount to murder. I told him so. He wasn't impressed.

A week later we got another letter saying we'd been struck off again. We searched for another GP, but no one would have us because they knew we were the couple who didn't vaccinate, so the local authority has to assign us a practice. That didn't last either.

The new GP yelled abuse at us every time we saw him, told us our baby was going to die of whooping cough, accused us of being selfish and irresponsible and jeered at me when I told him vaccination was a choice.

We were struck off a third time, and by now my teenage brain was boiling over with rage. I would not to strapped down to a table and forcibly operated on, so why should I be forced to vaccinate when we are supposed to have freedom of choice?

I went to the newspapers, the radio, the TV. A large camera crew parked up outside the surgery, and we were suddenly and unwittingly all over the news. People saw the programme and starting writing to me to ask for photocopies of the information I had collected when researching for my daughter, and before I knew it, I was a 19 year old with a national organisation.

We continued our research and I found hundreds of medical articles in peer reviewed journals, stating horrific side-effects from vaccines, diseases in vaccinated populations, crib deaths and the opposite of everything I had previously believed about vaccination. The thing that made it so powerful was that it came from medical orthodoxy, from their own journals, and they were the ones advocating vaccines.

By the time my daughter was a year old, my husband told me that if I ever vaccinated her, he would divorce me :)

Over the past 15 years I have carried on researching and providing articles for parents because I feel that everyone should be able to make an informed choice, and it isn't informed if you only have half the information.

I went on to have another four unvaccinated babies and my knowledge in alternative health, natural birthing and parenting also grew, and I have put this website online purely as one mum to another, in the hope that it will assist someone.

Joanna.


Me (centre) with my first child, a friend (left) and Andy (right) in 1996.

Medical Citations for This Page

1. Pertussis toxin is required for pertussis vaccine encephalopathy, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA
Vol. 82, pp. 8733-8736, December 1985. http://www.pnas.org/content/82/24/8733.full.pdf

A mouse model for encephalopathy induced
by pertussis immunization has been described; it has features that closely resemble some of the severe reactions, including seizures and a shock-like state leading to death, occasionally seen after administration of Bordetella pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine.

The pertussis vaccine component of diphtheria-pertussis- tetanus (DPT) vaccine is associated with convulsions in one of 1750 doses (1), while severe and permanent neurologic damage has been calculated to occur with one of every 310,000 doses.

VAN UK's Comment: Seizures after vaccination can lead to shock and death. They occured 1 in every 1,750 doses and are indicative of brain irritation. Permanent brain damage occurs between 1 in every 310,000 doses (kids have more than 1 dose).

As US infants got 5 DPT shots, this translates to a 1 in 62000 risk of permanent brain damage.

Hypotonic–Hyporesponsive Episodes Reported to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), 1996–1998, Pediatrics Vol. 106 No. 4 October 1, 2000, http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/106/4/e52.abstract

'A hypotonic–hyporesponsive episode (HHE) is the sudden onset of hypotonia, hyporesponsiveness, and pallor or cyanosis that occurs within 48 hours after childhood immunizations. This syndrome has been primarily associated with pertussis-containing vaccines administered to children.'

Another study found that permanent, severe brain damage occured after DPT vaccination in one in every 50,000 children, a figure even greater than one in 310,000.

The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health wrote:

'From a file of 1127 children in whom signs of brain damage were reported after injections of vaccines containing pertussis antigen, the first 197 cases with good documentation of events were chosen for further study. In these children, 291 reactions had been reported, usually of screaming attacks (68), convulsions (87), collapse (17), or one or more of these signs (99), within 24 hours of injection. Subsequently 165 children became mentally defective and 102 had further convulsions. In 129 (65%), contraindications to vaccination were present ab initio and in 25, subsequent injections were given despite reactions to a previous injection or injections.

From a mathematical model constructed from data in published reports, it is calculated that the frequency of convulsions appears to be higher by 2: 1 in vaccinated than in unvaccinated infants. In children subject to febrile or other convulsions, the frequencies may be of the same order but a second convulsion occurring only after a second or subsequent injection of vaccine is unlikely to be due to chance.

The pattern of reactions and sequence of events observed in the present study and in published reports suggest an association between certain reactions to pertussis vaccine and subsequent severe brain damage, the incidence of which appears to be not less than one per fifty thousand children vaccinated during the last 20 years of mass vaccination in the United Kingdom.'

(J Epidemiol Community Health. 1979 June; 33(2): 150–156 - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1051941/).

WHO Information on Rates of Collapse after DPT Vaccine

www.who.int/vaccines-documents/DocsPDF05/815.pdf

Collapse(hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode)- 1/1,750 doses.

Convulsions(with or without fever)-1/1,750 doses.

They also say in this document that persistant, inconsolable crying occured 1 in every 100 doses. This type of crying is indicative of cerebral irritation.

This link is a bit strange because on firefox internet server it goes to the information I described but on microsoft internet explorer it goes to an updated page that doesn't contain this information. If this happens to you, go to this WHO document: http://www.who.int/immunization_safety/publications/aefi/en/AEFI_WPRO.pdf

The above document also says that persistant inconsolable screaming (cri-encephalique) can occur in up to 1 in 15 doses, seizures in 1 in 1750 doses, collapse in 1 in 1000 doses, anaphylaxis in 1 in every 50,000 doses.

VACCINATION AGAINST WHOOPING-COUGH : Efficacy versus Risks

The Lancet, Volume 309, Issue 8005, 29 January 1977, Pages 234-237.

alculations based on the mortality of whooping-cough before 1957 predict accurately the subsequent decline and the present low mortality. Notifications of incidence, though variable and incomplete, follow the same pattern of steady decline in the United Kingdom and are unaffected either by small-scale vaccination beginning about 1948 or by nationwide vaccination beginning in 1957. When valid comparisons can be made, attack-rates may be lower and complications fewer in vaccinated children, but allowance has to be made for overcrowding and socioeconomic differences which may be more important as determinants of attack-rates. No protection by vaccination is demonstrable in infants. Adverse reactions and neurotoxicity following vaccinations were studied in 160 cases. In 79, the relationship to pertussis vaccine was strong. In 14 of these cases, reaction was transient but characteristic of a syndrome of shock and cerebral disturbance, which, in the other 65 cases, was followed by convulsions, hyperkinesis, and severe mental defect. It seems likely that most adverse reactions are unreported and that many are overlooked. Precise information about the efficacy and safety of this vaccine is lacking, because existing provisions, national and international, for epidemiological surveillance and evaluation are inadequate. The claim by official bodies that the risks of whooping-cough exceed those of vaccination is questionable, at least in the U.K.

VAN UK's Comment: Note here Professor Stewart says seizures are sometimes followed by permanent mental damage.

CDC Pink Book Disgusting Vaccine Ingredients

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/downloads/appendices/b/excipient-table-2.pdf

Here is a link from the CDC about many of the disgusting ingredients that go into vaccines.

DTaP/Hib (TriHIBit)
Aluminum Potassium Sulfate, Ammonium Sulfate, Bovine Extract, Formaldehyde or Formalin, Gelatin, Polysorbate 80, Sucrose, Thimerosal.

Those are only the 'inactive' ingredients and discludes the viruses, bacteria etc.

The whole cell DPT that I was expected to give my daughter also contained the full amount of thimerosal that has since been deemed unsafe. Here are the main ingredients from old style DPT vaccine data (excipients not listed on it, so it would have had other things in it too):

Each 0.5 mL dose contains: diphtheria toxoid (25 Lf), tetanus toxoid (5 Lf), pertussis vaccine (4 to 12 Protective Units) (P.U.) and aluminum phosphate 1.5 mg. Thimerosal 0.01% is added as a preservative. Multidose rubber stoppered vials of 5 mL and single dose glass ampuls of 0.5 mL.

(http://www.rxmed.com/b.main/b2.pharmaceutical/b2.1.monographs/CPS-%20Monographs/CPS-%20%28General%20Monographs-%20D%29/Diphtheria%20and%20Tetanus%20Toxoids%20Adsorbed%20and%20Pertussis%20Vaccine.html).

Mouse Brains in Vaccines

Extract from report of GACVS meeting of 9-10 June 2005, published in the WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record on 15 July 2005.

The Committee considered the decision taken by the Government of Japan on 30 May 2005 to suspend routine vaccination with the mouse brain-derived Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine currently used in Japan.1 This decision followed a review by the Japanese national advisory committee on vaccine adverse events of a single case of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis following JE vaccination and the national committee’s conclusion that it could not rule out a causal link with the vaccine.

http://www.who.int/vaccine_safety/topics/japanese_encephalitis/mouse_brain_derived/June_2005/en/index.html

World Health Organization paper talking about suckling mouse brain vaccine


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2480778/?page=1

Aborted Human Baby to Make Vaccines

http://www.medicines.org.uk/EMC/medicine/20968/SPC/MMRVAXPRO/#COMPOSITION

These are the ingredients of MMR. Trace amounts of fetal cells will remain in the vaccine as it isn't possible to remove them when harvesting the viruses:

After reconstitution, one dose (0.5 ml) contains:

Measles virus1 Enders' Edmonston strain (live, attenuated) ……….not less than 1x103 CCID50*

Mumps virus1 Jeryl Lynn™ [Level B] strain (live, attenuated)………not less than 12.5x103 CCID50*

Rubella virus2 Wistar RA 27/3 strain (live, attenuated) ………………….not less than 1x103 CCID50*

*50% cell culture infectious dose

1 produced in chick embryo cells.

2 produced in WI-38 human diploid lung fibroblasts.

The vaccine may contain traces of recombinant human albumin (rHA).

This vaccine contains a trace amount of neomycin.

And They're Still Using Foetal Tissue........

Dev Biol (Basel). 2006;123:251-63; discussion 265-6.

Tumorigenicity assessments of Per.C6 cells and of an Ad5-vectored HIV-1 vaccine produced on this continuous cell line.

PER.C6, a cell line derived from human embryonic retinal cells transformed with the Adenovirus Type 5 (Ad5) E1A and E1B genes, is used to produce E1-deleted Ad5 vectors such as the MRKAd5 HIV-1 gag vaccine. While whole, live PER.C6 cells are capable of growing as tumours when transplanted subcutaneously into immunodeficient nude mice at a high dosage, the process for vaccine production includes filtration steps and other methods which effectively preclude contamination by intact viable substrate cells. However, because of the neoplastic nature of this cell line, we carried out a series of investigations to assess the tumorigenic risk posed by residuals from the cell substrate in a vaccine. To address concerns about transmission of oncogenic DNA, we demonstrated that purified PER.C6 cellular DNA does not induce tumours in newborn hamsters or nude mice. To address concerns about other potential residuals, including hypothetical adventitious tumour viruses, we demonstrated that a PER.C6 cell lysate and a MRKAd5 HIV-1 gag vaccine produced on PER.C6 cells do not induce tumours in newborn hamsters or newborn rats. These results, in conjunction with the wide panel of viral safety tests performed on these cells, support the safety of the PER.C6 as a cell substrate for vaccine production.

Company Advertising Use of Aborted Baby for Vaccines

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Vaccines and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

http://ajph.aphapublications.org/cgi/reprint/77/8/925.pdf

Reports of severe neurologic damage and death associated with the administration of DTP date back many years.2 To most physicians during the early years of pertussis vaccine these reported events were probably deemed to be a small price to pay for protection from a disease of high mortality and morbidity. Only as the disease has nearly disappeared in the United States and other developed countries,largely because of the vaccine, have these untoward reactions loomed larger in importance.
The occasional untoward events temporally associated with DTP that have been of greatest concern are acute encephalopathy with permanent brain damage and the suddeninfant death syndrome (SIDS).3

VAN UK's Comment: Losing my child isn't an acceptable price to pay. Child sacrifice should have died out along with gladiating and religious sacrifice.

Possible temporal association between diphtheria-tetanus toxoid-pertussis vaccination and sudden infant death syndrome.

Pediatr Infect Dis. 1983 Jan-Feb;2(1):7-11. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6835859

Because diphtheria and tetanus toxoids pertussis (DTP) vaccine is routinely given during the period of highest incidence of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), this study was undertaken to determine if there is a temporal association between DTP immunization and SIDS. Parents of 145 SIDS victims who died in Los Angeles County between January 1, 1979, and August 23, 1980, were contacted and interviewed regarding their child's recent immunization history. Fifty-three had received a DTP immunization. Of these 53, 27 had received a DTP immunization within 28 days of death. Six SIDS deaths occurred within 24 hours and 17 occurred within 1 week of DTP immunization. These SIDS deaths were significantly more than expected were there no association between DTP immunization and SIDS. An additional 46 infants had a physician/clinic visit without DTP immunization prior to death. Forty of these infants died within 28 days of this visit, seven on the third day and 22 within the first week following the visit. These deaths were also significantly more than expected. These data suggest a temporal association between DTP immunization, physician visits without DTP immunization and SIDS.

Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids Adsorbed and Pertussis Vaccine (DPT Adsorbed)

http://www.rxmed.com/b.main/b2.pharmaceutical/b2.1.monographs/CPS-%20Monographs/CPS-%20%28General%20Monographs-%20D%29/Diphtheria%20and%20Tetanus%20Toxoids%20Adsorbed%20and%20Pertussis%20Vaccine.html

Persistent, inconsolable crying lasting 3 or more hours (1%) and high-pitched, unusual screaming (0.1%) have also been reported after DPT vaccination. Convulsions and a hypotonic-hyporesponsive state have each been reported to occur at a frequency of about 1:1 750 injections of DPT.

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) has been reported in temporal relationship to the administration of vaccines containing diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine (DPT).

Diseases in Vaccinated People

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/414768_2

We examined the family of a 4-month-old infant who died of pertussis in Israel, as well as children at two day-care centers that two siblings had attended during the infant's illness. The two siblings, ages 2 and 5 years, attended different day-care centers, for ages 2-3 years and 5-6 years, respectively. Both siblings continued to attend the centers despite paroxysmal cough for 4 to 5 weeks. Thirty other children attended the day-care center for the 2- to 3-year-old group. Sixteen other children attended the center for the 5- to 6-year-old group.

In the infant's family, a third sibling, age 11 years, also had a paroxysmal cough of 4 to 5 weeks duration. The 35-year-old mother had a 3-month history of persistent cough. An 18-year-old aunt, who took care of the infant and lived in the same house, reported a mild respiratory illness without paroxysmal cough.

All the children in the day-care centers had been immunized in infancy with all four doses of Pasteur diphtheria-tetanus toxoid pertussis (DTP) vaccine, which includes a booster dose at 12 months of age. The Pasteur vaccine contains 1 immunization dose (ID) of purified diphtheria toxoid, 1 ID of purified tetanus toxoid, and >4 IU of B. pertussis. All family members of the infant were also fully vaccinated with four doses of DTP. The infant had received only the first dose of vaccine at 2 months of age.

Vaccinated Children Reservoirs of Infection

Emerg Infect Dis. 2000 Sep-Oct; 6(5): 526–529. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2627963/

We tested 46 fully vaccinated children in two day-care centers in Israel who were exposed to a fatal case of pertussis infection. Only two of five children who tested positive for Bordetella pertussis met the World Health Organization's case definition for pertussis. Vaccinated children may be asymptomatic reservoirs for infection.

Clinical presentation of pertussis in fully immunized children in Lithuania

BMC Infectious Diseases 2005, 5:40. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/5/40

In Lithuania, the vaccination coverage against pertussis is high. Nevertheless, there is a significant increase in pertussis cases in fully immunized children. The aim of our study was to determine the frequency of classical symptoms of laboratory confirmed pertussis and describe its epidemiology in children fully vaccinated against pertussis.

A total of 53 (75.7%) of the 70 recruited patients with prolonged cough showed laboratory evidence of pertussis. 32 of them were fully vaccinated with whole cell pertussis vaccine (DTP). The age of fully vaccinated patients varied from 4 to 15 years (average 10.9 ± 3.1; median 11).

Outbreak of paralytic poliomyelitis in Oman: evidence for widespread transmission among fully vaccinated children.

Lancet. 1991 Sep 21;338(8769):715-20. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1679866

From January, 1988, to March, 1989, a widespread outbreak (118 cases) of poliomyelitis type 1 occurred in Oman. Incidence of paralytic disease was highest in children younger than 2 years (87/100,000) despite an immunisation programme that recently had raised coverage with 3 doses of oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) among 12-month-old children from 67% to 87%. We did a case-control study (70 case-patients, 692 age-matched controls) to estimate the clinical efficacy of OPV, assessed the immunogenicity of OPV and extent of poliovirus spread by serology, retrospectively evaluated the cold chain and vaccine potency, and sought the origin of the outbreak strain by genomic sequencing. 3 doses of OPV reduced the risk of paralysis by 91%; vaccine failures could not be explained by failures in the cold chain nor on suboptimum vaccine potency. Cases and controls had virtually identical type 1 neutralising antibody profiles, suggesting that poliovirus type 1 circulation was widespread. Genomic sequencing indicated that the outbreak strain had been recently imported from South Asia and was distinguishable from isolates indigenous to the Middle East. Accumulation of enough children to sustain the outbreak seems to have been due to previous success of the immunisation programme in reducing spread of endemic strains, suboptimum efficacy of OPV, and delay in completing the primary immunisation series until 7 months of age. Additionally, the estimated attack rate of infection among children aged 9-23 months exceeded 25% in some regions, suggesting that a substantial proportion of fully vaccinated children had been involved in the chain of transmission.

For more cases of diseases in the vaccinated see:

http://vaccineriskawareness.com/Diseases-In-The-Vaccinated


My eldest daughter Jacinta at 15 yrs. She's never been vaccinated and she's hardly ever ill and never needs a GP.

Here are Jacinta's Illnesses in her whole life so far:

Gastrointestinal bug at 6 months of age due to bottle feeding (infected episiotomy nearly killed me so I did not feed her myself) - this was the first time she was ill. SHE HAD NO ILLNESSES IN THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF LIFE.

Ear infection at exactly 2 years old - again, lack of breast milk.

Measles (that doctor refused to report, from MMR shedding of another child), aged 15 months.

Ear infection - aged 3 years, again lack of breast milk.

Chickenpox - didn't even feel ill, aged 4 years.

The odd headache and/or snuffles over the years. She hardly ever gets colds or illness but when she does, her symptom appears to be headache. When others in the house have had flu etc, all she has is tiredness and headache.

Gastrointestinal bug - aged about 7 years.

Fractured elbow - aged 8, jumped over a seesaw and landed wrongly.

That's it, in 16 years. My other children who all had breast milk had NOT EVEN ONE EAR INFECTION between them, in 14 years. I don't believe that's a coincidence.

Jacinta: aged 16


My Illnesses (Jacinta's VACCINATED mother) - I had whole cell DPT now deemed unsafe, oral polio vaccine now deemed unsafe, single measles vaccine now deemed ineffective and BCG now deemed useless)

Cerebral palsy (would have got it anyway being 3 months early but vaccines wouldn't have helped the situation).

Repeated ear infections and fungal foot infections throughout early childhood.

Viral meningitis - aged 4 (after pre-school boosters).

Regular chest infections and stomach bugs.

Migraine from age 11

Collapse - age 11 (don't know if I fainted or had a seizure or what but I got a terrible pain in the back of my head, followed by total loss of consciousness, vision and hearing. All I could hear was 'radio interference'. I had no awareness of who I was during this episode. My mother said my eyes rolled to the back of my head and I was shaking the table but I have no memory of this. I then had 3 months off school, bed ridden most of the time because of fainting and dizzy spells).

Chronic vulvodynia (nerve damage to vulva, abnormal pain signals) - age 12 to the present day.

Hyperacusis, unexplained fevers, temporary deafness for 2 days, changes in brain neurons (reaction to BCG) - age 14 (hyperacusis is part of ASD and is why autistic people don't like noise). Before the jab I never had any ASD or any problem with hearing. 90% cured at age 25, but still have residual problems.

Chest pains - aged 23 to the present.

Osteoarthritis - aged 32 (I don't attribute this one to vaccines, it's a side-effect of cerebral palsy).

Occipital neuralgia, constant daily headache - aged 33 to present.

Severe dental illnesses - for the past 7 years or so, normally not common till after 40's.

Unexplained peripheral neuropathy in hands, arms and feet - aged 34.

Fluctuating blood pressure - aged 34.

Irregular heart beat - aged 34.

I may have a pre-existing condition but someone as young as me should not have all that wrong with them. I feel that I never regained what was left of my health after the BCG as a teenager and have struggled with daily pain and chronic ill health every day since.

I am on the following medications for my illnesses: morphine, naproxen, prochlorperazine, lidocaine, omeprazole, syndol (when available) and the following alternative medications: glucosamine, chrondroitin, ginger, multi-vitamins and tea tree cream. I cannot function and am in too much pain without these medications, and that's what vaccination does. It alters your immune system at a young age when you are still neurologically developing and permanently activates the INFLAMMATION response. Inflammation is a proven cause of many dysfunctions including neuropathic pain disorders, heart disease and even depression and cancer. This means that you will regularly need a doctor and drugs for the rest of your life. Like I have.

Who is the healthiest? My unvaccinated daughter or myself who was supposedly given health preserving vaccines? Well, it's certainly NOT me.





Other Stories of Mothers Who Vaccinated and Then Changed Their Mind

For other mum's stories of choosing not to vaccinate, see: http://idontvaccinate.com/PageClass_VaccinationStoryList.aspx

http://guggiedaly.blogspot.com/2011/06/confessions-of-mom-who-vaccinated-her.html

Shane Elison, Chemist, Chose not to Vaccinate His Children

Vaccines are purported to work by triggering the body’s natural immunity. By injecting weak or dead infectious agents through our skin, it’s believed that the body will create the appropriate immune defense. They are even called “immunizations.”

And while this idea is over two hundred years old, it’s not nearly as effective as the pharmaceutical companies, doctors and government agencies want you to believe.

At best, vaccines boost our defenses only temporarily. That’s because your immune system is programmed to recognize and attack invaders that come through the biological “front door.” That would be your nose, mouth and eyes. It doesn’t work properly when we shove infection into our body with a needle.

The World Health Organization (WHO) underscored this fact in their report titled, Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals. They wrote that, “Children under two years of age do not consistently develop immunity following vaccination.” Therefore, vaccines can fly “below the radar” of our immune system.

Not only does this weaken the immune system, it renders many vaccines ineffective - More of Shane's reasons why he didn't vaccinate his children are here:

http://thepeopleschemist.com/reasons-dont-vaccinate-children-vaccine-supporters-shouldnt-give-shit/


Vaccinations: Why Not?

Another mum's reasons for not vaccinating:

Here is a brief summary of the reasons why we don’t vaccinate:

1. The chemicals in vaccines don’t belong in peoples’ bodies, especially not tiny bodies whose immune systems and blood-brain barriers are still developing.

2. Vaccines haven’t been as thoroughly and rigorously tested for safety as doctors would like you to believe. Most are tested only against previously licensed vaccines, and the entire schedule has never been tested. This safety data is not enough for me.

3. We believe the immune system functions better if it is allowed to develop naturally, through acute illnesses, breastfeeding, etc. We believe this is God’s design.

4. There is currently no accepted explanation for the explosion in autism, allergies, asthma, ADHD, diabetes, etc. We believe that vaccines do play a role, even though there are other factors.

5. We would rather take our chances with the diseases (and we have studied how best to treat them) than vaccines.

Those are our reasons. In the future, I’ll post my full argument, which includes lots of sources. Please read and research for yourselves. This is meant only to present our choice.

Source:  Modern Alternative Mama, 17th October 2009. See why we don’t vaccinate, for full story.

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