Monday, July 14, 2008

Not for my daughters.

It looks like once my girls reach age eleven (the recommended age for administering Gardasil, the HPV vaccine), Gardasil may be ancient history. Even CNN is reporting the adverse reactions.

Following is an excerpt of a recent post on Age of Autism about...shall we say, complications...with the Gardasil vaccine. I'm trying to sound moderate in order to disguise the fury that boils within me when I write about this topic. Is it working? Oh, and while I'm on the topic of vaccines, here's a link to an article about the impoverished Argentine babies GlaxoSmithKline is killing in its pneumonia vaccine trials. Yes, I'm moderate. No, not furious, not feeling nauseous, not on the verge of tears for Argentine mothers losing their babies who took the place of lab rats so that our children will someday be offered another "safe" vaccine.

July 3, 2008
From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton:
Judicial Watch Uncovers Shocking New FDA Documents Related to Gardasil

Those of you who regularly read this column know that Judicial Watch has taken the lead in exposing the ugly truth about the dangerous side effects associated with Gardasil, the vaccination for human papillomavirus (HPV) currently being administered to young girls.

Well this week, we released a special report (HERE) based on new "adverse event reports" and other information obtained from the FDA under the Freedom of Information Act. These reports document 10 reported deaths (HERE) since September, 2007. (The total number of death reports is at least 18 and as many as 20.) The FDA also produced 140 "serious" reports (HERE) (27 of which were categorized as "life threatening"), 10 spontaneous abortions and six cases of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (HERE) - all since January 2008.

Here are a few excerpts from the documents we uncovered. The rest can be read in our report. (Warning: These descriptions get very graphic.)

• Information has been received...concerning a 20 year old female with no medical history reported, who on 01-APR-2008 was vaccinated with a dose of Gardasil....The patient died four days after...patient sought unspecified medical attention. An autopsy was performed which ruled out suicide and anything suspicious. The cause of death is currently unknown. VAERS ID: 310262-1 (D)

• Cold sweat, Fall, Foaming at mouth, Grand mal convulsion, Immediate post-injection reaction. . .Pt [patient, 14-year-old female] received vaccine, took 6 steps, fell to the ground unconscious and had a 60 sec grand mal seizure then regained consciousness. [Blood pressure] after seizure 60/40 pale clammy skin. [Patient] had bit her tongue and had foam around her mouth. VAERS ID: 305259-1 (S)

• Information has been received from a physician concerning a female patient who on an unknown date was vaccinated with a dose of Gardasil. Subsequently, the patient experienced a coma and is now paralyzed. At the time of this report, the patient's outcome was unknown. VAERS ID: 303188-1

Would you allow your daughter to have this vaccine when these are the potential consequences? I know I wouldn't. If Merck has its way, however, we might not have much of a choice. Merck had been lobbying to have the vaccine mandated for young girls and some politicians seemed willing to oblige. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has already recommended that 11 and 12-year-old girls begin receiving the vaccine as part of school vaccination efforts. (Following the CDC's lead, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed an executive order last year mandating the vaccine for 6th grade girls. Parent groups fought the mandate and the mandate was rescinded.)

Moreover, according to a recent article in The Washington Post (HERE), Merck plans to lobby the FDA to approve the vaccination for young boys as well. (Right now, the vaccination is approved for girls/young women from ages 9 to 26. Just last week, the FDA rejected Merck's attempt to expand the use of the vaccination for women 27 and older. Merck plans to reapply.)

These developments make our report all the more relevant. Read it for free by clicking (HERE), and then be sure to send the link to your friends, family members and colleagues.

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Michael said...

i have been sitting here with the comment window open trying to think of a response. it seems like the only thing that drives these mandated drugs is money. i just dont get how a little profit can justify these results. why doesn't someone with power and half a brain take charge on this situation of mandated vaccines?

Hillary Dickman said...

I've wondered the just doesn't make sense to me, unless I look through the lens that money corrupts everything. I hate to take that view, especially when it involves our government and our children. It's the side of life our culture I didn't learn in my high school government/econ class.