First we learned of the harmful side affects of Eli Lilly’s Thimerosal, the preservative used in vaccines that is linked to autism spectrum disorder. As reports trickled in, parents continued to be pressured to vaccinate their children: to do otherwise meant the possibility of a parental inquisition and the risk of their child being disallowed an education. Some parents braved the school district head-on and won their battle to protect their child through a doctor’s waiver, or were granted absolution through religious beliefs. But the outcome of battling school districts is a crapshoot, as the rules vary from state to state.
A New Threat
It appears there is another threat afloat that has gained the attention of the nation. Gardasil, a vaccine made by the pharmaceutical giant, Merck & Co that was developed to combat the papilloma virus (HPV), a sexually transmitted disease that has been linked to cervical cancer.
Merck has admitted to the pre-licensure trial of only 1,200 girls under the age of 16. Yet, the CDC recommends this inoculation for girls between the ages of 9 to 26 years. Additionally, Merck’s Gardasil studies did not include side effects of taking multiple vaccines in conjunction with Gardasil.
Upon the release of Gardasil in 2006, Vaccine Safety Group began to receive alarming reports related to the vaccine titled Gardasil Reaction Report that contains indicators that warrant close parental scrutiny. The information shared by Vaccine Safety Group notes the following negative reactions tied to the Gardasil vaccination: fainting, tingling and loss of sensation in the fingers and limbs, seizures, facial paralysis and Gullian-Barre Syndrome (a disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system).
In 2007, Texas Governor Rick Perry, unwilling to wait for Gardasil to be included to the list of state-mandated vaccines, lead the rush to mandate the Gardasil vaccine to be administered to sixth-grade girls in a three-shot series at a cost of $120 per vaccine. Perry’s mandate led to public outcry angered by the promotion of promiscuity and state intrusion into what they believed should remain a private parental decision.
With CDC endorsement that young girls receive the Gardasil vaccination, several states began taking steps to add the vaccine to its mandated list of inoculations, but the mandate was voted down by concerned citizens.
A Doctor & A Former Gardasil Spokesperson’s Warnings
On August 29, 2009, CBS investigative news reported warnings from a Gardasil spokesperson, Dr. Diane Harper, who stated parents of young girls should receive complete warnings about the vaccine from Merck. Dr. Harper went on to say that there were 3.4 out of every 100,000 doses distributed: the same rate as the death rate of cervical cancer. Dr. Harper has since joined the growing numbers of watchdogs warning parents of Gardasil’s potential harmful effects.
Joining Dr. Harper’s warnings, Dr. Scott Ratner and his wife spoke about their teenage daughter’s struggle after she became severely ill with autoimmune myofascitis following her first dose of the Gardasil vaccine. Their daughter is now dependant upon steroids to combat the autoimmune disease they are convinced is linked to Gardasil.
In 2009, ABC News released an alarming investigative report about the deaths of 32 young females that were suspected to be linked to the Gardasil vaccine. In the report, doctors questioned over the possible negative side effects of the Gardasil vaccine were a mixed bag with some stating they were concerned over the statistics surrounding Gardasil, while others went on record as being satisfied that the vaccine did not appear to hold any more alarming side effects than other vaccines.
Boys Are Next
On October 25, 2011, CNN announced that the federal advisory committee voted to include males as young as 9 years old to receive the Gardasil Vaccine. The committee states Gardasil will combat the papilloma virus, said to lead to cancers in males, and to protect females from the virus which is sexually transmitted. The initial report by CNN was followed up by Elizabeth Cohn, CNN’s senior medical correspondent who assured the viewers that physicians were not concerned about any side effects of the Gardasil vaccine. Later in the day, Cohn reported the CDC recommends, but does not mandate, inoculations. Rather, the decision to mandate inoculation is left up to individual states to determine.
Real Life Gardasil Nightmares
Over the few short years since initial reports began to be reported on the Gardasil vaccine, additional adverse reactions have been reported such as paralysis, blindness, pancreatitis, speech problems, blood clots, short-term memory loss and ALS.
In total, there were 26 deaths of young girls who had received the Gardasil vaccine between September 1, 2010 and September 15, 2011.
Even then, the Center for Disease Control’s formal statement regarding the negative effects of the Gardasil vaccine is as follows: “There is no unusual pattern or clustering to the deaths that would suggest that they were caused by the vaccine.”
Yet, side effects being reported shortly after inculcation to otherwise healthy young girls are frightening similar, and these adverse reactions are being experienced by girls as young as 11 years old.
Sample Cases Reported to the FDA
After a second Gardasil vaccine on September, 26 2007, a 15-year old female experienced a headache thirty minutes following the inoculation. The following day, the girl’s mother received a call from the school nurse that her daughter was suffering tingling in both hands. The 15-year old was again sent to the nurses office following what was described a s a shaking sensation over her body. That evening, the girl suffered pain and burning in her back. Her parents brought her to the emergency room, where she collapsed. The 15-year old suffered paralysis and remained in the hospital for two months. A report of the incident was sent to the FDA by the girl’s physician.
When visiting her family, a healthy 18-year old college freshman complained of feeling ill. Within two days, she was rushed to the emergency room and diagnosed with meningococcal disease of the brain and subsequently died that evening. The otherwise healthy young woman had received the Gardasil vaccine on May 10, 2007 and died on October 7, 2007 from complications of meningitis.
The following abbreviated report was sent to the FDA by the mother of a healthy 14-year old girl who received three Gardasil vaccinations on August 2007, June 2008, and June 2008. The adverse reactions she experienced were as follows: numbness and tingling in the fingers and toes, difficulty with falling asleep, urinary tract infections, ovarian cyst, moodiness, trouble getting out of bed and seizures.
Following her third shot, the girl suffered a reported 150 seizures, at which time she would stop breathing for 30 to 40 seconds. Eventually, the 15-year old was diagnosed with Neurocardiogenic syndrome and seizures. Upon her death, it was reported that her death was the result of an ovarian cyst. A reporter who followed up on the tragedy believed the information and medical records pointed to the Gardasil vaccination as the cause of the 14-year olds death. .
Reports also suggested a high rate of miscarriages for pregnant females who take the Gardasil vaccination. Reported by Dr. Akilah El of the Celestial Healing Wellness Center reports, a breastfeeding mother whose infant child died the day after having been breast fed by a mother who had taken the Gardasil vaccine:
Don’t Expect Your Day in Court
It behooves us to practice due diligence with regards to any vaccines, especially when they are being administered to children whose innocence may be threatened with an adverse reaction to the many “mandated” inoculations routinely given to children today.
When adverse reactions are egregious enough to require medical procedures or hospitalization, the news grows just as offensive as the vaccine. Nearly 25 years ago, the U.S. Congress passed the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act, exempting the vaccine manufacturer from the courts. Now, should you have a legitimate claim of vaccine injury, the case must be heard in a “Vaccine Liability Court”, which is centered on tort law (violating the Constitutional process). The outcome usually goes against the complainant.
In essence, big pharma is shielded and reads a lot like appealing a determination from the IRS by requesting a court date at which time you plead your case in front of an IRS court judge.
It’s worth noting that we, the consumers, pay for the Vaccine Liability Court with a surcharge that is attached to medications, which in turn, is used for big pharma to pay the IRS. I could be wrong, in fact I could be one of those delusional conspiracy nuts, but even so, it all seems to come full circle.
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