The Greater Good

If you have not seen The Greater Good movie, you need to. Whether you are for vaccinating or not, this is a must see documentary. I first saw this documentary when it was released, but still recommend it to anyone I know who truly wants to be educated on the topic of vaccines. Which I believe, IF you are a parent, you better be educated on the topic of vaccines. What better way to become an informed consumer, than to watch a well made documentary that has won awards and great reviews.

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“A new documentary about childhood immunizations, THE GREATER GOOD could intensify debate around the potential dangers of vaccines.”- The Wall Street Journal

“Deftly examined…provocative…film is an effective eye opener” – LA Times

Since the documentary came out in 2012, The Greater Good continues to write articles refuting what is told through mainstream media and reports on up-to-date vaccine research. I want to briefly share two articles. You can click on the title to read the full article and analysis.

1. Hep B: Vaccination and Mutations: Mother Nature Bites Back
Uh-oh! But are we really surprised? 
Hepatitis B virus is mutating. What will the unintended consequences be? Who knows…. All we know is that the surface of the virus is mutating to outsmart the vaccine – what a surprise! This lovely vaccine is now given to newborns on their first day of life. I’ve shared before here on this vaccine being given to newborns. And now, the consequences…oh my!

2. Pertussis Outbreaks and the Journal of Pediatrics – Shameless Blaming
In recent days there have been dozens of reports covering a new study blaming unvaccinated kids for fueling the recent whooping cough outbreaks. The study in question is anything but scientific. Rather it is propaganda designed to do one thing: frighten parents into getting more vaccines. Here the Greater Good shares a brilliant critique of the study and the Activist Post piece that brings this “study” to its knees.

Remember, what neither the media nor Journal of Pediatrics wants you to know is that 70-8o% of those who contracted pertussis had been fully vaccinated.

Did you know that both the US CDC and California Dept. of Health have openly stated that the pertussis outbreaks in recent years are NOT due to non-vaccination but rather due to vaccine failure. This is also documented in the scientific literature. I’ve written on whooping cough vaccine failure here & here as well.

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I’m thankful for The Greater Good documentary and for their efforts to continually give fair media reporting on the one of the most important topics that involve decisions we make for our own children.

To learn more about the movie, click (HERE) or click the image below to watch full length feature of the film.

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The Myth of Herd Immunity

CNN article: U.S. measles cases in 2013 may be most in 17 years

Apparently “this year is on track to be the worst for measles in more than a decade”…..and
….wait for it…..wait for it….yep, of course…..AND
“people who refuse to vaccinate their children are behind the increasing number of outbreaks, health officials say”

Ofcourse! It is ALWAYS the unvaccinated. And the answer is always MORE vaccines.

This is a two part series on my response to the CNN article.

Part I: The Myth of Herd Immunity
Part II: Why All the Measles Outbreaks

The Myth of Herd Immunity

 The Myth of Herd Immunity leads us to believe that unvaccinated populations will bring back epidemics of deadly diseases. This myth also makes us believe that unvaccinated children are a threat to society and that unvaccinated children pose a risk to vaccinated children. I’ll tackle this whole discombobulated mess of a myth in one post, through the research, knowledge, science, & expertise of a doctor, a pediatrician, & a neurosurgeon.

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What are we told?

  • We often hear statements from public health officials like “Clusters of unvaccinated children are not only in potential danger themselves, but are also a threat to the herd immunity”.
  • Authorities argue that parents should vaccinate their children to protect society as a whole from epidemics.
  • According to public health officials, “parents who reject vaccines don’t consider the effect of their child on the rest of society”.
  • We are told that for the shots to work, everyone must play along. And parents who decline the vaccines, are somehow reaping the benefits from those who are vaccinated.

What is truth? 

Dr. O’Shea, in his book: “Vaccination is Not Immunization” explains:  “Do not make the error of many pediatricians or journalists who talk about herd immunity as though it refers to the immunity that proceeds from a large group of people being vaccinated. The calculated deception behind this common misnomer is that if you don’t know what herd immunity is, you’ll buy their illusion: that the unvaccinated child can take advantage of the herd who have been vaccinated. This is well thought-out propaganda. True herd immunity is a term which indicates that a disease has burned itself out within a population, as with plague, smallpox, typhus-every infectious disease in history. The herd has become immune. Natural selection. It has to do with nature, not with manmade vaccines. Don’t be fooled again”

Dr. Palevsky (board-certified pediatrician) explains: “This whole concept of herd immunity is very interesting, because we were taught that herd immunity occurs because a certain percentage of a population gets an active illness. Therefore by a certain percentage of getting the active illness, they impart a protection onto the remaining part of the population that has not gotten the illness yet. And so the herd that is getting the illness is shedding the illness and protecting those who have not gotten it.

In vaccine science, we are extrapolating or concluding that if we vaccinate a certain percentage of people, we are imparting protection on those who have not been vaccinated. And that has NOT been shown to be true, because the true herd immunity in theory is based on an ACTIVE DISEASE, and we know that despite what we’re taught, vaccination does not mimic the natural disease.

So we cannot use the same model of herd immunity in a natural disease in the vaccination policy. But unfortunately, we do use it even though it doesn’t have scientific backing.

What’s most interesting to me is that the entire concept of herd immunity fails to acknowledge that there is a life cycle of the viruses and the bacteria all on their own, and that what turns them on and off may have nothing to do with the percentage of people who have been infected.

We fail to include that viruses have a life cycle, and that they are in relationship to other organisms and to us. Something activates them and something actually stops them, and it has nothing necessarily to do with the percentage of people who would have the illness or who have been vaccinated. …

It is preposterous to think that a child who is vaccinated no longer carries the bacteria or the viruses that they have been vaccinated against. If, in fact, children are vaccinated, then why are parents and public health authorities afraid that non-vaccinated children are somehow carrying something that their children are not, when they should feel comfortable that their children are vaccinated? You can’t have it both ways”.

Dr. Blaylock (board certified neurosurgeon) explains: 
“In the original description of herd immunity, the protection to the population at large occurred only if people contracted the infections naturally. The reason is that naturally acquired immunity lasts for a lifetime. Vaccine proponents quickly latched onto this concept and applied it to vaccine-induced immunity. But there was one major problem: Vaccine-induced immunity lasts for only a relatively short period…

This is why they quietly began to suggest  boosters for most vaccines, even the common childhood infections such as chickenpox, measles, mumps, and rubella.

Then they discovered an even greater problem: The boosters were lasting for only two years or less. This is why we are now seeing mandates that youth entering colleges have multiple vaccines, even those that they insisted gave lifelong immunity, such as the MMR. The same is being suggested for full-grown adults. Ironically, no one in the media or medical field is asking what is going on. They just accept that it must be done.

That vaccine-induced herd immunity is mostly myth can be proven quite simply. When I was in medical school, we were taught that all of the childhood vaccines lasted a lifetime. This thinking existed for over 70 years. It was not until relatively recently that it was discovered that most of these vaccines lost their effectiveness 2 to 10 years after being given.

What this means is that at least half the population, that is the baby boomers, have had no vaccine-induced immunity against any of these diseases for which they had been vaccinated very early in life. At least 50 percent of the population has been unprotected for decades.

If we listen to present-day wisdom, we are all at risk of resurgent massive epidemics should the vaccination rate fall below 95 percent. Yet we have all lived for at least 30 to 40 years with 50 percent or less of the population having vaccine protection.

Herd immunity has not existed in this country for many decades, and no resurgent epidemics have occurred. Vaccine-induced herd immunity is a lie used to frighten doctors, public-health officials, other medical personnel, and the public into accepting vaccinations”.

Where is the Logic?

Take Pertussis (whooping cough) Dr. Palevsky explains this very well:

Do children vaccinated with the pertussis vaccine somehow stop carrying pertussis bacteria in their airways simply because they’ve been vaccinated? NO

Do pertussis vaccines stop vaccinated children from transmitting the pertussis bacteria to other people? NO

Do pertussis bacteria disappear from society once vaccination rates are high? NO: Vaccination rates for pertussis have no impact on whether the pertussis bacteria are in the air or not, or whether or not we breathe them in. The presence of the pertussis bacteria, and the exposure to them, are in no way affected by vaccination status or vaccination rates.

Do unvaccinated children, because they are unvaccinated, carry the bacteria in their airways, which vaccinated children are somehow no longer believed to be carrying because they’ve been vaccinated? NO

Do unvaccinated children transmit the pertussis bacteria to other children by the mere fact that they are not vaccinated? NO: Air is air. Air is free to breathe. We breathe in whatever is in the air. And, vaccinated and unvaccinated children are equally exposed to breathing in pertussis bacteria.

Anyone who poses as science the idea that unvaccinated children pose a threat to the population because they are unvaccinated and are more likely to transmit a disease to the rest of the population, is misleading you, promulgating myth, and inaccurate. Vaccination with the pertussis vaccine does not exonerate anyone from carrying the pertussis bacteria, or prevent them from being exposed to the bacteria.

The fact is that vaccination does NOT stop you from carrying bacteria or viruses in your nose, throat, intestines, airway, skin, or in your body. We have been made to believe that if you’re vaccinated, you won’t carry the viruses, and therefore, others will be protected because you’re vaccinated. This belief is NOT based on scientific fact.

You can’t vaccinate believing that your children are protected and then feel that your children are not protected because somehow, some non-vaccinated child is carrying some secret organism that one else is carrying. You can’t have it both ways. It just doesn’t make any sense.

 

Lastly, If a comment is rude or degrading, it is thrown in the trash. I do not see many of the comments, as they are sent to me once they pass approval (thank goodness for a comment moderator). I try to respond to as many comments as I can, but I do not get to all of them. If you want your comment approved, be kind. If you do not agree with this blog, may I kindly suggest that you spend your time and energy elsewhere. I will never waste my time or energy engaging with insults, and honestly I don’t even see them. 

Buffy, the Whooping Cough Slayer

Buffy, the Vampire Slayer (I honestly don’t know her real name) is currently on a pertussis vaccine campaign.

This pertussis vaccine campaign is paid for by the vaccine industry, so pretty much the actress Buffy is paid by the vaccine manufacture to talk about their product. But rest assured, her message is not for the money. And there is certainly no conflict of interest.

Her message comes from the point of view of a mother , being that she is a mom to young children.

“I’m just like everyone else out there,” Gellar said.  “I’m a mom trying to keep my kids healthy”…

Her claim during the segment on Fox News is that the pertussis vaccine keeps her children “healthy”. Yet in the same segment, she describes  “when my daughter started pre-school, she was sick for pretty much six months straight.  I thought that I would have a chair at the pediatrician’s office with my name on it, I had been there so much.”

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Hmmmm….

Buffy, my brood of children have never so much as spent more than a day at the pediatricians office. If your daughter was sick for 6 months straight, you might not exactly be the best spokesperson to promote children’s “health” through vaccines.

I honestly don’t get it. Buffy is paid probably millions, by a multi-billion dollar industry to promote a product that has proven time and time again to be ineffective and unsafe.

This vaccine continues to fail, yet here’s Buffy urging every living human being to get their pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine to keep kids “healthy”.

Buffy ended the segment saying “I think there’s a lot of misinformation out there about vaccines”

That’s about the only thing I can agree with her on. Yes Buffy, there is a lot of misinformation about vaccines. And you are being paid to spread the misinformation.

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I’ve written two posts on the truth about pertussis. Please read:
Pertussis: The Outbreaks that Cry Wolf  AND The Whooping Cough Has Me at a Loss for Words

And Buffy,  just as you said…. “I’m just like everyone else out there. I’m a mom trying to keep my kids healthy”…

Expect I don’t get paid anything to talk about this topic. And my kids really are healthy.

The Whooping Cough has Me at a Loss for Words…

You will have to read until the end to see why I’m at a loss for words. A little history first…

In 1997,  the ACIP recommended that pediatric DTaP replace all pediatric DTP doses. What does that mean? It means we went from a whole cell vaccine (DTP) to a targeted acellular vaccine (DTaP). The DTP vaccine was much more effective, but very dangerous. The DTaP vaccine was not nearly as effective, and still very dangerous. Great logic there. Anyways, that was 15 years ago. There was a large group of intelligent people who knew back then that the acellular vaccine was not going to be effective. And that it was still dangerous. But none of that mattered.

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Since that time, we have been experiencing “outbreaks”. So many times these outbreaks are blamed on the 1% of folks who don’t vaccinate. Or the sweet grandmas & grandpas who haven’t had their “boosters” since they were 4 years old. Like my Granny. She’s about 80 years behind on her “boosters”. Again, great logic there, but none-the-less this scare tactic is how we added pertussis shots to the adolescent schedule & the adult schedule. How we also added about 7 more boosters, (so now little Johnny entering 7th grade in California can’t start school until he has had all 7 of his DTaP boosters). And how we created the “anti-vaccine” movement and credited them with the vaccine failure.

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As the vaccination rates and boosters rose and we became the most highly vaccinated population in the history of the world, we still couldn’t escape the whooping cough outbreaks. So we kept blaming them on the 1% of the unvaccinated population.

Dr. Mercola wrote an article called: Why Whooping Cough Cannot be Prevented, Despite Near 100 Percent Vaccination Rates

I wrote a post called “Pertussis: The Outbreaks That Cry Wolf”, where I share study after study showing that these outbreaks not only occur within vaccinated populations, but are also the cause of the vaccinated.

And then in April 2012,  an infectious disease specialist out of California came out with a pretty damning report that showed the majority of whooping cough cases in the famous 2010 CA outbreak, occurred within the vaccinated population.

During this same time, studies and reports start showing how the DTaP vaccine is causing a mutated strain. We also start hearing the word “shedding”. We also start hearing about two different bacterial strains of Pertussis. In an excellent article written by Everything Birth, they explain the difference in these two very clearly:

“See, this disease is most often attributed to B. pertussis infection… BUT, it is also caused by the closely related  B. parapertussis.  

But, what they already know and just aren’t telling you is this…  In tests, the vaccine appears to work quite well against B. pertussis in mice. In contrast, the same tests showed vaccination led to a 40-fold enhancement of B. parapertussis colonization in the lungs of mice.

40-Fold.

That doesn’t necessarily translate into 40 sick mice as opposed to just one. It means 40 times the lung colonization.

Just so there is no confusion: colonization [kol″ŏ-nĭ-za´shun] the development of a bacterial infection on an individual, as demonstrated by a positive culture. The infected person may have no signs or symptoms of infection while still having the potential to infect others.

So, yes…. Please, think of those with weakened immune systems. Think of them enough to demand better tests. Think of them enough to look at the facts of this vaccine.  Think of them enough not to get swept away in this scaremongering.  Also think of what this means to your own child’s health.  At the end of the day, no one is going to care if their pertussis is B. pertussis or B. parapertussis. Sick is sick.

And the vaccination appears to have the potential to make sure more people are walking around contagious or sick.  Worse yet, these people could be walking around showing NO symptoms…”

Please read the conclusion of this most excellent article (HERE)

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Even the CDC started to admit the facts:
A CDC study suggests that the resurgence of WHOOPING COUGH is due to the vaccine causing an increased and more virulent toxin. The CDC acknowledges that whooping cough is recurring in highly vaccinated populations. They also concluded that there is a high secondary transmission rate from vaccinated individuals.

The CDC ended the study with: “Vaccinated adolescents and adults may serve as reservoirs for silent infection and become potential transmitters to unprotected infants. Therefore, even young, recently vaccinated children may serve as reservoirs and potential transmitters of infection.”

A Special Report done by the International Medical Council on Vaccination:
“If you think that a vaccinated person cannot get whooping cough, in the most severe manner, think again. Most babies over the age of 6 months who get whooping cough are fully and “appropriately” vaccinated. Pertussis is admittedly, even by the vaccine enthusiasts,primarily spread by vaccinated children, adolescents and adults” 

Back in 2011, scientists came out with a study warning: Whooping Cough Strain Now Immune to Vaccine: THE bacteria that causes whooping cough has mutated, eroding the protection provided by the vaccine now given to children.

“A key issue is that the whole cell vaccine (DTP) contained hundreds of antigens, which gave broad protection against many strains of pertussis. But the (targeted) acellular vaccine (DTaP) contains only three to five antigens. Our findings suggest that the use of the acellular vaccine may be one factor contributing to these genetic changes.” – UNSW School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences

Even still. After all of the evidence of failure. The admissions that it is a disease of the vaccinated. The mutations. The shedding. The Whooping Cough Strain Immune to the Vaccine. What’s the solution? Today the UK announced that they will now begin giving the whooping cough vaccine to newborns. Read HERE

I’m at a loss for words…

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I will end with the warnings clearly stated in vaccine manufacturers package insert:
”Adverse events reported during post-approval use of DTaP vaccine include idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, SIDS, anaphylactic reaction, cellulitis, autism, convulsion/grand mal convulsion, encephalopathy, hypotonia, neuropathy, somnolence and apnea. Events were included in this list because of the seriousness or frequency of reporting”

Now this vaccine will be given to every newborn, whose immune system is only a few hours old.

I Only Want Things To Make Sense…

It’s been 7 long years since I started this journey of researching vaccines. This journey has taken me through many different stages. I went through a stage where I was a human sponge. I couldn’t stop researching and learning. I soaked it up and loved staying drenched. Then I went through a stage when I wanted to shout everything I learned from the rooftops. I started writing a book. I started writing a blog. This was also the stage when I lost friends. It wasn’t exactly the funnest stage, but it was a necessary part of my journey. During this time, I met a lot autism mommas, and I became part of a very real, very alive, passionate community of vaccine safety advocates.

I knew my vaccine research as a mom had been fulfilled through the decisions I made for my children, so why wasn’t I done? Why or how did I become a spokesperson? Why was I, as some of my old friends described me, “obsessed” with this topic? There were days when I wondered this myself.  But the Lord continued to confirm his plan for this journey, and there became a moment when this journey and my passion became crystal clear. It was my autism mommas. They captured my heart. They were the reason I fought for truth. They were the reason behind my relentless desire to research and educate others.

The more I got to know these mommas, the more I loved with them.
These are mommas just like me & you. 

In their own words: ”I didn’t ask for this fight. None of us did. We followed the rules. Did what we were told. Didn’t question authority. Trusted the “experts”. Showed up on time. Held them down. Over and over and over. Gave the antibiotics. Ignored our guts. Loaded them up on Tylenol. And chalked it all up to coincidence. We didn’t do anything to deserve this. Most certainly our children didn’t either. But I’ll be damned…I’ll be DAMNED…if I allow my daughter’s life and those of her generation like her…to be discounted, chalked up to the “greater good”, and poisoned at the hand of those she trusted without someone, someday being held responsible for what they did. I can forgive. I cannot, and will not, ever forget. And I cannot and will not ever give up.”  

So I keep fighting for truth. Their children’s lives matter. ALL children’s lives matter.

“A false polarity is perpetuated that positions deaths and injuries from disease as somehow more tragic than deaths and injuries from vaccines. These are equal tragedies. No child deserves to be written off as collateral damage in the war on disease.”

Where I’m at today feels like a lifetime away from where I was 7 years ago. I feel like I’ve been called to a new stage in this journey. I refuse to let my passion and my autism mommas be considered “controversial”. I’m not looking for debates or conflict. There was a stage during this vaccine journey, where I was very much involved in heated debates and uncomfortable conversations. That is not necessarily the role I wish to take anymore.

What I do wish for is Answers. Justice. Common sense. Logic. And Truth.

I recently read an article titled: Whooping Cough Vaccine Failures Increasing.
As someone who has been researching whooping cough for 7 years and has written articles and an entire chapter on this disease, the article caught my attention.

Two main points of the article:

Point #1: “Vaccinations nearly wiped out whooping cough more than 30 years ago, so the surge in cases in California and around the country has caught health officials off guard”

Really? They are surprised? 30 years ago people received ONE vaccine for pertussis. Today people receive 7 boosters. Why then are we having a surge in cases? And why can’t anyone figure it out? I know the reason why. The CDC has admitted it.

CDC: “The resurgence of WHOOPING COUGH is due to the vaccine causing an increased and more virulent toxin. The CDC acknowledges that whooping cough is recurring in highly vaccinated populations. They also concluded that there is a high secondary transmission rate from vaccinated individuals”

CDC : “Vaccinated adolescents and adults may serve as reservoirs for silent infection and become potential transmitters to unprotected infants. Therefore, even young, recently vaccinated children may serve as reservoirs and potential transmitters of infection.”

The Every Birth Article explains (in a simple & easy to understand explanation) the science behind why this surge is happening. And it’s not what we are told. But it’s the truth. Why does the truth have to be so controversial?

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Point #2: “We know there are places around the country where there are large numbers of people who aren’t vaccinated,” said Dr. Anne Schuchat, the director for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the CDC, “However, we don’t think those exemptors are driving this current wave.”

What then is driving this current wave? The media, school officials, and pediatricians are doing an excellent job making us believe that “vaccine exemptions have caused the worst pertussis outbreak in 70 years”, but even the spokespeople for the CDC know that’s not true.

An investigation by California doctors has revealed that California’s 2010 whooping cough centered around children who had already received the whooping cough vaccine. The study was led by infectious disease specialist Dr. David Witt, and was initiated after an unusually large number of whooping cough cases were admitted to Kaiser Permanente Hospital in San Rafael, California in 2010. The doctors discovered that 81 percent of patients had received the full series of whooping cough shots, and 11 percent had received only some of the shots. The remaining 8 percent had not received any immunizations for whooping cough.

I just want things to make sense. Why don’t vaccines work? Why can’t we admit that whooping cough is a disease of the vaccinated? Why is the vaccine schedule increasing year after year? Why are more & more boosters added? Why are we the most highly vaccinated culture in the history of medicine, yet our children are sicker and dumber than every before? Why are children being taken out of their moms arms, against their will, to be vaccinated during pediatrician visits? Why is there an entire generation of parents begging us to listen to the stories about their children? Why are there 1 in 50 children with autism? Why are 1 in 6 children learning disabled or suffering from asthma, allergies, etc… Why so many autoimmune disorders?

In an excellent post called “They Say”, written by my talented friend and one of the co-founders of The Thinking Moms Revolution, the article left me asking “Why?” Why do “They” tell us all these things that aren’t true?

I don’t want to be controversial. Some days I forget that this journey still is. My inbox is filled with messages asking for help on a daily basis. I can hardly keep up anymore. It’s filled with mothers asking for answers. The stories are heartwrenching. None of it makes sense. Unless of course you take a step back and are willing to question the norm.

Age of Autism recently posted an article called “We Can’t Unfriend Our Lives”. I know what it means to get de-friended. I’ve been there. I’m in a season now however, where for every de-friend I’ve received in the past, I have a dozen new friend requests from mommas who need help. In the article, one of the autism mommas that captured my heart and has become my dear friend, writes: “I am so flipping tired. I miss sleeping. But most of all, I miss the comforting notion that everything is okay. Because it’s not. I get why my weak friend has to de-friend. It’s not at all okay and my presence in her life is a constant reminder of that. I am a part of the 1% of moms who know what happened to their kids and will not shut up about it. The 1% that is spreading the word to the other 99%. Can you please help us bump that number up to 2%? Be one of the parents who get involved. Figure it out and pay it forward. Because most of us have been up since 1 am and we are tired”

So this is why I do what I do. Not to be controversial. Not because I’m obsessed. Not because I like conflict and debates. But because I want to make things right. And I want things to make sense. I want to know why we are told to give our children a product to “protect” them, but that product doesn’t work? And then, when the same children we were told to “protect” are harmed by that product, no-one listens. I want these mommas voices to be heard. They are tired.
And I’m not.

I came to a cross-roads a few years ago, when I felt like this journey was over. I remember thinking “I’m done”. I tried to quit. The Lord kept giving me Proverbs 31:8-9 “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves. Ensure justice on those being crushed”. There was a period over a couple of weeks when I think a different person randomly sent me this verse about a dozen times. I quickly got the hint. During this same time, I couldn’t go anywhere without meeting a mother and her vaccine injured child. And then I realized, how can I quit these moms? They can’t quit their lives. They represent the 1%, but when they get tired and weary, I’m proud to say that I’m the 2% that will step in and fight for them. That’s why I started the series called Lioness Arising Mothers. Their stories need to be told.

I’m done fighting against people who don’t want to listen. But I will never be done fighting for the people who desperately need others to listen.

Will you listen? 

Exposing Myths…Herd Immunity

One of my favorites: The Myth of Herd Immunity
This myth goes hand in hand with a lot of other similar misconceptions.

 The Myth of Herd Immunity leads us to believe that unvaccinated populations will bring back epidemics of deadly diseases. This myth also makes us believe that unvaccinated children are a threat to society and that unvaccinated children pose a risk to vaccinated children. I’ll tackle this whole discombobulated mess of a myth in one post, through the research, knowledge, science, & expertise of a doctor, a pediatrician, & a neurosurgeon.

What are we told?

  • We often hear statements from public health officials like “Clusters of unvaccinated children are not only in potential danger themselves, but are also a threat to the herd immunity”.
  • Authorities argue that parents should vaccinate their children to protect society as a whole from epidemics.
  • According to public health officials, “parents who reject vaccines don’t consider the effect of their child on the rest of society”.
  • We are told that for the shots to work, everyone must play along. And parents who decline the vaccines, are somehow reaping the benefits from those who are vaccinated.

What is truth? 

Dr. O’Shea, in his book: “Vaccination is Not Immunization” explains: 
“Do not make the error of many pediatricians or journalists who talk about herd immunity as though it refers to the immunity that proceeds from a large group of people being vaccinated. The calculated deception behind this common misnomer is that if you don’t know what herd immunity is, you’ll buy their illusion: that the unvaccinated child can take advantage of the herd who have been vaccinated. This is well though-out propaganda. True herd immunity is a term which indicates that a disease has burned itself out within a population, as with plague, smallpox, typhus-every infectious disease in history. The herd has become immune. Natural selection. It has to do with nature, not with manmade vaccines. Don’t be fooled again”

Dr. Palevsky (board-certified pediatrician) explains:
“This whole concept of herd immunity is very interesting, because we were taught that herd immunity occurs because a certain percentage of a population gets an active illness. Therefore by a certain percentage of getting the active illness, they impart a protection onto the remaining part of the population that has not gotten the illness yet. And so the herd that is getting the illness is shedding the illness and protecting those who have not gotten it.

In vaccine science, we are extrapolating or concluding that if we vaccinate a certain percentage of people, we are imparting protection on those who have not been vaccinated. And that has NOT been shown to be true, because the true herd immunity in theory is based on an ACTIVE DISEASE, and we know that despite what we’re taught, vaccination does not mimic the natural disease.

So we cannot use the same model of herd immunity in a natural disease in the vaccination policy. But unfortunately, we do use it even though it doesn’t have scientific backing.

What’s most interesting to me is that the entire concept of herd immunity fails to acknowledge that there is a life cycle of the viruses and the bacteria all on their own, and that what turns them on and off may have nothing to do with the percentage of people who have been infected.

We fail to include that viruses have a life cycle, and that they are in relationship to other organisms and to us. Something activates them and something actually stops them, and it has nothing necessarily to do with the percentage of people who would have the illness or who have been vaccinated.

… It is preposterous to think that a child who is vaccinated no longer carries the bacteria or the viruses that they have been vaccinated against. If, in fact, children are vaccinated, then why are parents and public health authorities afraid that non-vaccinated children are somehow carrying something that their children are not, when they should feel comfortable that their children are vaccinated? You can’t have it both ways”.

Dr. Blaylock (board certified neurosurgeon) explains: 
“In the original description of herd immunity, the protection to the population at large occurred only if people contracted the infections naturally. The reason is that naturally acquired immunity lasts for a lifetime. Vaccine proponents quickly latched onto this concept and applied it to vaccine-induced immunity. But there was one major problem: Vaccine-induced immunity lasts for only a relatively short period…

This is why they quietly began to suggest  boosters for most vaccines, even the common childhood infections such as chickenpox, measles, mumps, and rubella.

Then they discovered an even greater problem: The boosters were lasting for only two years or less. This is why we are now seeing mandates that youth entering colleges have multiple vaccines, even those that they insisted gave lifelong immunity, such as the MMR. The same is being suggested for full-grown adults. Ironically, no one in the media or medical field is asking what is going on. They just accept that it must be done.

That vaccine-induced herd immunity is mostly myth can be proven quite simply. When I was in medical school, we were taught that all of the childhood vaccines lasted a lifetime. This thinking existed for over 70 years. It was not until relatively recently that it was discovered that most of these vaccines lost their effectiveness 2 to 10 years after being given.

What this means is that at least half the population, that is the baby boomers, have had no vaccine-induced immunity against any of these diseases for which they had been vaccinated very early in life. At least 50 percent of the population has been unprotected for decades.

If we listen to present-day wisdom, we are all at risk of resurgent massive epidemics should the vaccination rate fall below 95 percent. Yet we have all lived for at least 30 to 40 years with 50 percent or less of the population having vaccine protection.

Herd immunity has not existed in this country for many decades, and no resurgent epidemics have occurred. Vaccine-induced herd immunity is a lie used to frighten doctors, public-health officials, other medical personnel, and the public into accepting vaccinations”.

Where is the Logic?

Take Pertussis (whooping cough)
Dr. Palevsky explains this very well:

Do children vaccinated with the pertussis vaccine somehow stop carrying pertussis bacteria in their airways simply because they’ve been vaccinated?
NO

Do pertussis vaccines stop vaccinated children from transmitting the pertussis bacteria to other people?
NO

Do pertussis bacteria disappear from society once vaccination rates are high?
NO: Vaccination rates for pertussis have no impact on whether the pertussis bacteria are in the air or not, or whether or not we breathe them in. The presence of the pertussis bacteria, and the exposure to them, are in no way affected by vaccination status or vaccination rates.

Do unvaccinated children, because they are unvaccinated, carry the bacteria in their airways, which vaccinated children are somehow no longer believed to be carrying because they’ve been vaccinated?
NO

Do unvaccinated children transmit the pertussis bacteria to other children by the mere fact that they are not vaccinated?
NO: Air is air. Air is free to breathe. We breathe in whatever is in the air. And, vaccinated and unvaccinated children are equally exposed to breathing in pertussis bacteria.

Anyone who poses as science the idea that unvaccinated children pose a threat to the population because they are unvaccinated and are more likely to transmit a disease to the rest of the population, is misleading you, promulgating myth, and inaccurate. Vaccination with the pertussis vaccine does not exonerate anyone from carrying the pertussis bacteria, or prevent them from being exposed to the bacteria.

The fact is that vaccination does NOT stop you from carrying bacteria or viruses in your nose, throat, intestines, airway, skin, or in your body. We have been made to believe that if you’re vaccinated, you won’t carry the viruses, and therefore, others will be protected because you’re vaccinated. This belief is NOT based on scientific fact.

You can’t vaccinate believing that your children are protected and then feel that your children are not protected because somehow, some non-vaccinated child is carrying some secret organism that one else is carrying. You can’t have it both ways. It just doesn’t make any sense.

 

Pertussis: The Outbreaks that Cry Wolf…

Pertussis, Pertussis, Pertussis….

Also commonly known as Whooping Cough.
And always associated with Outbreaks.
Or the commercials where they show a baby coughing to death.

This is usually how it goes… First the word Pertussis.
Followed by the word Outbreaks. Or a story of a baby dying.
Then Scare tactics.
Which always leads to Fear.
Which is always solved by the word Vaccines.
Which is secured by the word Boosters.
Then more Boosters.
Boosters.
Boosters.
Boosters.
Boosters.
Boosters.

Did I just say the word Boosters 7 times? Yes, that’s right. That’s how many booster shots are required for a child entering the 7th grade in California.
Really? 7 booster shots.

When will the vaccine ever work?

LET’S TALK ABOUT ALL THESE OUTBREAKS. 

ARTICLE #1:  Title: “A cluster of suspected whooping cough cases in Colorado was actually most likely a “pseudo-outbreak,”according to an investigation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)”

1. The patients were mistakenly diagnosed because of contaminated samples.
2.  The samples were contaminated from the pertussis DNA in the vaccine.
3. They tested more patients than necessary, leading to more mistaken diagnoses.
4. Many of the people they found infected with pertussis were vaccinated.
5. They still recommend the vaccine.

ARTICLE #2: Whooping Cough Epidemic In Washington State Exposes Vaccination Problems:

“We started dissecting the data. What was very surprising was the majority of cases were in fully vaccinated children.  That’s what started catching our attention.”

ARTICLE #3: Vaccine failure admitted: Whooping cough outbreaks higher among children already vaccinated

ARTICLE #4: Whooping Cough Vaccine – Doesn’t Work – GSK Says “We Never Bothered to Check”

ARTICLE #5:  92% of pertussis cases in California were in vaccinated individuals – Read the fine print, the vaccine doesn’t work.

ARTICLE #6Whooping Cough Spreads Mainly through Vaccinated Populations

I love Dr. Palevsky’s (board-certified pediatrician). His wisdom  & expertise on pertussis can be summed up quite nicely with his article called: The False Alarm on Pertussis Outbreaks.  

He goes through a check list of questions:

Do pertussis vaccines prevent children and adults from breathing in pertussis bacteria from the air?
NO

Do children vaccinated with the pertussis vaccine somehow stop carrying pertussis bacteria in their airways simply because they’ve been vaccinated?
NO

Do pertussis vaccines stop vaccinated children from transmitting the pertussis bacteria to other people?
NO

Do pertussis bacteria disappear from society once vaccination rates are high?
NO
Vaccination rates for pertussis have no impact on whether the pertussis bacteria are in the air or not, or whether or not we breathe them in. The presence of the pertussis bacteria, and the exposure to them, are in no way affected by vaccination status or vaccination rates.

Do unvaccinated children, because they are unvaccinated, carry the bacteria in their airways, which vaccinated children are somehow no longer believed to be carrying because they’ve been vaccinated?
NO

Do unvaccinated children transmit the pertussis bacteria to other children by the mere fact that they are not vaccinated?
NO
Air is air. Air is free to breathe. We breathe in whatever is in the air. And, vaccinated and unvaccinated children are equally exposed to breathing in pertussis bacteria. Anyone who poses as science the idea that unvaccinated children pose a threat to the population because they are unvaccinated and are more likely to transmit a disease to the rest of the population, is misleading you, promulgating myth, and inaccurate. Vaccination with the pertussis vaccine does not exonerate anyone from carrying the pertussis bacteria, or prevent them from being exposed to the bacteria.

Dr. Palevsky’s checklist is a lot longer than this. But you get the point. Read the link provided above for the full check-list and article. It’s pretty eye-opening.

A lot of what I read is eye-opening.
I recently read a letter written to Australian parliament, concerning the Pertussis vaccine. I’ll share the link below. Let me first paraphrase the main points:

  • The majority of children who get whooping cough, are vaccinated.
  • The majority of babies who get whooping cough are suffering because their mothers were vaccinated.
  • The numbers getting whooping cough hasn’t reduced since the vaccine was introduced.
  • Immunity is faulty.

It’s so simple to understand. Yet so hard to admit.

When will Greed stop winning?
Will money always buy out truth?

VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS SPREAD THIS DISEASE. ALL THE TIME.
Vaccinated people re-exposed to whooping cough, respond to it, in the way in which their immune system is pre-programmed, resulting in those people not clearing the pertussis bacteria fast (as happens after natural immunity), and they become ready carriers and spreaders of whooping cough”

“The aberrant immunity created by the vaccine, creates a situation whereby the vaccinated are now the most effective spreaders of the disease. The ones whose first attack was natural, are not likely to spread the disease, since their bronchials clear any reinfection bacteria very quickly. Again, this is all in medical literature”

A CDC study suggests that the resurgence of WHOOPING COUGH is due to the vaccine causing an increased and more virulent toxin. The CDC acknowledges that whooping cough is recurring in highly vaccinated populations. They also concluded that there is a high secondary transmission rate from vaccinated individuals.

The CDC ended the study with: “Vaccinated adolescents and adults may serve as reservoirs for silent infection and become potential transmitters to unprotected infants. Therefore, even young, recently vaccinated children may serve as reservoirs and potential transmitters of infection.”

A Special Report done by the International Medical Council on Vaccination:
“If you think that a vaccinated person cannot get whooping cough, in the most severe manner, think again. Most babies over the age of 6 months who get whooping cough are fully and “appropriately” vaccinated. Pertussis is admittedly, even by the vaccine enthusiasts, primarily spread by vaccinated children, adolescents and adults” 

Dr. Mercola has a great article called:
Why Whooping Cough Cannot be Prevented, Despite Near 100 Percent Vaccination Rates

OUTBREAKS OVER THE YEARS
Let’s look at some of the most well-known “outbreaks” over the last 20 years (keep in mind the pertussis vaccine rate has been at an all time high of 98% during these outbreaks.) That means 98% of the population is vaccinated. You know the whole “herd immunity” argument. Yeah, well the herd is immune. So why aren’t they being protected?

1986: Kansas Outbreak: 90% of cases were vaccinated
1993: Ohio Outbreak: 82% of cases were vaccinated
1996: Vermont Outbreak: 74% of cases were vaccinated
2003: Cyprus Outbreak: 79% of cases were vaccinated.
2010: California Outbreak: 92% of cases were vaccinated.
Everyone who contracted the disease had received 3 to 5 doses of the vaccine.

1994 article in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that 80% of children under 5 who got pertussis had been fully vaccinated. The researchers concluded that the “vaccine offered insufficient protection from the disease”

When television programs attacked the pertussis vaccine, the Maryland Health Department deceived the public by blaming a recent epidemic of whooping cough on the impact of these shows. However, when the former top virologist of the U.S. Division of Biological Standards, Dr. J. Anthony Morris, analyzed the original data provided by the Immunization Program Coordinator, he concluded the Maryland “epidemic” didn’t exist. In only five of the 41 cases was there sufficient evidence to correctly diagnose whooping cough. And of these cases, each child had received from one to four doses of the pertussis vaccine.

Summer 2010, we experienced a whooping cough “outbreak” in Southern California. Health officials and media did a great job trying to scare us with headlines such as “California whooping cough outbreak largest in decades”. And they worked overtime to  try to push more boosters (evidence a year later in 2011, when they added the 7th booster shot). They really want us to believe that the reason the outbreaks are happening is because of the unvaccinated. During this time, the National Vaccine Information Centers face book page was filled with post after post by parents sharing that their fully vaccinated children had whooping cough that summer. In the end, this was an outbreak of the vaccinated. 92% of pertussis cases in California were in vaccinated individuals – Reuters Health

Big Surprise: Whooping Cough Spreads Mainly Through Vaccinated Populations

Here is another collection of mainstream news reports and studies exploding the whooping cough vaccine myth and outbreaks (HERE)

THE VACCINE WAS ALSO NEVER THE REASON FOR DECLINE IN DISEASE.
But that’s a whole different history lesson in itself. I highly recommend going back in history and researching this vaccine from introduction to present time.

The Vaccine Safety Manual, written by Neil Z. Miller cites over 180 references for the chapter on pertussis. All published studies in medical literature, showing the ineffectiveness of this vaccine and the dangers. It also chronicles the entire history of pertussis, showing how the vaccine was never the reason for decline in this disease.

FINAL THOUGHTS:
When it comes to vaccines: I often hear the phrase “Benefits vs. Risks”
Let me make this assessment as simple as I can:
BENEFIT: The pertussis vaccine doesn’t work. It never has. It never will.
RISK: The majority off the $2 BILLION dollars that our government has awarded to vaccine injured children, has been from this vaccine (DTaP, DPT).
It’s not hard to see why. The vaccine package insert clearly states: “Adverse events reported during post-approval use of DTaP vaccine include idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, SIDS, anaphylactic reaction, cellulitis, autism, convulsion/grand mal convulsion, encephalopathy, hypotonia, neuropathy, somnolence and apnea. Events were included in this list because of the seriousness or frequency of reporting”

Knowledge is Power! Go get some!

P.S. How is my Granny still alive and going strong? She only received 1 pertussis vaccine. Ever. And that was like 80 years ago. Seriously. My Granny is 84. How is she surviving all these whooping cough outbreaks?