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I saw Dr. Wakefield being interviewed on CNN tonight. I know many people around here feel very strongly about the issue in general, but this man is clearly a sociopath. Everything was a grand conspiracy, and literally “they” are out to get him because they are “worried.”
These were the key findings:
–Only one of the nine children who supposedly had regressive autism actually did. Three did not have autism at all.
–Five of the children had preexisting developmental problems, despite the paper’s claims that all were normal prior to vaccination.
–Although the paper claimed an average of 6.3 days between vaccination and the onset of symptoms, some children did not show symptoms until months later.
They then interviewed a Wakefield defender who basically argued that while science may have determined that the kids did not have autism, the parents say otherwise (there are differing reports about what the parents are saying). Of course, the BMJ is part of the “system.” The gentleman also ventured an interesting implication that while the studies so far do not prove a vaccine/autism connection, no study has disproved it, and therefor the anecdotal conclusions should prevail.
I am looking into Dr. Wakefield’s claim that his study was “replicated in five countries.” Will update if I find information.
Addendum: I did find this article.
And here is the interview.
And here’s the first comment I read attached to the video.
Cooper works for the Zionist controlled Communist News Network. They always put profits before people.
The first stem cell treatment of a patient.
According to the British Sunday Times, the whole modern anti-vaccination movement is premised on fraudulent research.
THE doctor who sparked the scare over the safety of the MMR vaccine for children changed and misreported results in his research, creating the appearance of a possible link with autism, a Sunday Times investigation has found.
Confidential medical documents and interviews with witnesses have established that Andrew Wakefield manipulated patients’ data, which triggered fears that the MMR triple vaccine to protect against measles, mumps and rubella was linked to the condition.
That was a decade ago. Now, this is to caution that there may be valid medical arguments for refusing vaccinations, but this was a pivotal moment. Most of the medical community had rejected the study out of hand, and it was assumed that the profession was simply rounding the wagons out of special interest. Many of the authors of the study eventually distanced themselves from the conclusions.
Meanwhile, Measles is on the rise in the UK. Only just over a hundred cases in the US, though the vaccinations are mandated by law here for school-going kids. Polio is also in the tens here, but we’ve had polio vaccines for some time now. 20 years ago there were nearly 350,000 cases of polio worldwide. Under various programs hundreds of millions of kids were vaccinated. By 1999 the cases had dropped to 7000. The timeline elaborates.
As reported in the Arcata Eye, the Northern Humboldt Union High School District board has put off the distribution of a letter which would have informed parents of the availability of a vaccine which protects girls from Human Papilloma Virus, a sexually transmitted disease and cause of cervical cancer. Some of the board members are “uncomfortable” with a reference to teenage sexual activity. The Eye explains:
“The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends this vaccination for all females between the ages of nine and 26. It is available at little to no cost through California’s Vaccines for Children (VFC) program for girls between the ages of nine and 19, and that is the population which our school district serves,” Marshall told the board.
“The best preventive measure is abstinence,” she wrote. “However, given that 50 percent of teenagers have been sexually active by the time they graduate from high school… vaccination could help your daughters from developing this disease, and subsequently, cervical cancer.”
This disturbed Boardmembers Sarie Toste and Jim Welsh. “It’s an excellent letter, but that statement bothered me – this is premature for us,” said Welsh.
The elephant in the room is the conservative opposition to the distribution of the vaccine and apparently the education around it as encouraging teenage sexual activity in an argument similar to the opposition to the distribution of clean needles to prevent the spread of AIDS – the gist being that teenagers, knowing they can get the needles for free, will run out and stock up on heroin to make hay while the sun shines.
The conservative opposition has attempted to frame the discussion by referring to the “promiscuity vaccine,” and it’s a national discussion. And there are some legitimate policy questions as to whether it should be among the mandatory children’s vaccines, not to mention some medical questions about the vaccine itself. But the point is that even here in liberal Humboldt County a school board is afraid to simply send out an informative letter.
The oddly Freudian image comes from the Time article linked just above.
From Corriere Della Sera:
In 2017, only two doctors in ten will be male. Surgeons and urologists dwindling. Federation of medical associations warns that countermeasures must be taken.
ROME – Can you imagine a man letting himself be examined by a female urologist?
Okay, I’m imagining. I guess it could be awkward. But, yeah, I can imagine it.
In a couple of years’ time, this will be a situation that many men who are currently reluctant out of pride or embarrassment will have to accept. Italy’s medical profession is rapidly changing sex. Already, some 60% of the students at faculties of medicine and surgery are female and forecasts predict that in the next ten years, as many as eight white coats in ten will be worn by women. The topic will be on Friday’s agenda at a major conference organised at Caserta by the FNOMCEO, the federation of medical associations chaired by Amedeo Bianco.Dr Bianco’s warning is based on figures collated by his deputy, Maurizio Bennato: “We have to address the future differently, otherwise some specialisations, especially the ones that today are single sex, will be facing a crisis. I am very much in favour of women doctors but I do admit to a certain concern. We have to design a system that will ensure quality and potential without reducing supply”. Hospital roles will be turned on their heads with beskirted doctors and nurses in trousers. For there is also a new trend in nursing. Once, nurses were female but nowadays the profession offers more promising prospects for men. Nursing is no longer just about care and has acquired a managerial, coordination-oriented focus. In other words, old-style ward sisters are on the way out.
See, I find the image of a “beskirted” doctor appealing. Why can’t a female doctor, or CEO for that matter, wear a dress? And not just any dress, but a decorative colorful one? If I was waiting in fear of test results or some sort of diagnosis, I can tell you that the image of a woman walking in with a big smile in a dress with lilacs printed all over it, it could help settle my nerves.
Okay, so let’s say I accepted that this anticipated disparity is a problem. I’m a young, intelligent, heterosexual Italian man thinking about med school. The women in med school are going to outnumber men 4 to 1? I mean, if that perk isn’t an incentive, I don’t know what is!
I tell you, I was born a couple of decades too early!
Photo comes from the Witch Doctor. Youth is so wasted on the young!