Category: Vaccine

Why has mumps reemerged in the United States?

Public Release: 21-Mar-2018   American Association for the Advancement of Science A recent resurgence in mumps cases in the U.S. may be due to weakening immune protection from the mumps vaccine, researchers report. They say the results of their modeling studies suggest that a booster dose at age […]

Chicken pox vaccine linked with shingles at the vaccination site in some children

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1111/pde.13415/full Public Release: 9-Feb-2018 Wiley New research in Pediatric Dermatology reports several cases of shingles that developed at the original vaccination site in healthy children after they were immunized against chicken pox. Most of these cases were initially misdiagnosed as other skin rashes. While some of these patients […]

How flu shot manufacturing forces influenza to mutate

Public Release: 30-Oct-2017   Egg-based production causes virus to target bird cells, making vaccine less effective Scripps Research Institute   IMAGE: The L194P egg-adaptive mutation dramatically increases the motility of the major epitope on the hemagglutinin of influenza H3 viruses. Red: high motility; white: medium motility; blue: low […]

Rotavirus vaccine increases the risk of the intestines folding, there is a better way to vaccinate

Public Release: 22-May-2017 Rotavirus vaccination in infants and young children Slightly increased risk of intussusception Deutsches Aerzteblatt International COLOGNE. Rotaviruses (RV) are the commonest cause of diarrhea in infants and young children worldwide. To protect against rotavirus infection, in 2013 the Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO, Ständige Impfkommission) […]

China punishes 357 officials over vaccine scandal

Source: Xinhua | 2016-04-14 01:04:37 | Editor: huaxia BEIJING, April 13 (Xinhua) — The State Council has announced that 357 officials implicated in cases concerning the illegal sale of improperly stored vaccines would be penalized. They will face punishments including losing their jobs or demotion, according to a […]

The 8 Assertions of Scientific Misconduct by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation – Full 45 Page (FOIA) Document from the University of British Colombia’s Lucija Tomljenovic, PhD

Editor’s Note (Ralph Turchiano) Requested Repost from March 2011 BSEM March 2011 The Health Hazards of Disease Prevention The vaccination policy and the Code of Practice of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI): are they at odds? Lucija Tomljenovic, PhD Neural Dynamics Research Group, Dept. of […]

Vaccine scandal places media under spotlight

  Source:Global Times Published: 2016-3-28 20:13:01 How did the 2 million improperly stored vaccines circulate into the market, and where have all of them gone? It has been reported that those spoiled vaccines have been distributed in China for over 5 years. Why didn’t anyone notice it earlier? […]

China police arrest 37 over vaccine scandal

  Source: Xinhua   2016-03-23 02:12:33 JINAN, March 23 (Xinhua) — Police in east China’s Shandong Province have detained 37 suspects implicated in a vaccine scandal that has shocked the nation and raised questions over vaccine safety. Shandong police announced last month that they had arrested a mother and […]

Findings suggest that a targeted round of vaccination among young people should instead be considered to limit local outbreaks of whooping cough

Public Release: 5-Feb-2016 “The strategy of routinely vaccinating adolescents to prevent future disease did not prevent the 2014 epidemic” Kaiser Permanente study finds effectiveness of routine Tdap booster wanes in adolescents   Kaiser Permanente OAKLAND, Calif., February 5, 2016 — A new study from Kaiser Permanente’s Vaccine Study […]

Allegations of Scientific Misconduct by GACVS/WHO/CDC Representatives et al

An open-letter of complaint to the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Margaret Chan chanm@who.int Cc:        The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan, www-admin@nhlw.go.jp              Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan, shiozaki@y-shiozaki.or.jp              Thomas Frieden, Director CDC, tomfrieden@cdc.gov  Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stuart McCutcheon, The […]

Flu vaccine may cause inflammation in the elderly

“Within one week of flu vaccination, young individuals showed high levels of antibody-producing B cells, whereas the elderly showed high levels of immune cells called monocytes, which elicit inflammatory responses in the body.” Public Release: 15-Dec-2015 Why the flu vaccine is less effective in the elderly Cell Press […]

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Can Vaccines change how you feel?

Can Vaccines change how you feel? A quick review of three separate clinical studies, that used vaccines to induce behavior changes in healthy subjects. The original intent was to use vaccines to mimic disease like conditions in individuals. Since the hypothesis was that disease itself would alter the […]

Measles and mumps infections were associated with decreased risks of mortality from cardiovascular disease.

  Association of measles and mumps with cardiovascular disease: The Japan Collaborative Cohort (JACC) study Highlights •This is the first study to prospectively investigate the positive impact of infections on cardiovascular disease. •Measles and mumps infections were associated with decreased risks of mortality from cardiovascular disease. •A higher […]

Flu virus mutated to escape current vaccine design

Public Release: 25-Jun-2015 Wistar scientists pinpoint mutations responsible for ineffective 2014-2015 flu vaccine A phenomenon known as ‘antigenic drift’ has caused mutations to accumulate and prevent antibodies from attaching themselves to the virus The Wistar Institute PHILADELPHIA–(June 25, 2015)–Viruses like influenza have the ability to mutate over time, […]