The Confidence Gap

Why the Obama administration needs to restore public faith in the safety of childhood vaccines. The mainstream media applauded the U.S. federal "vaccine court"'s decision Feb. 12 that the MMR vaccine and vaccines containing ethyl mercury as a preservative did not cause autism in three ...

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Fighting the Autism-Vaccine War

By Bernadine Healy, M.D. Posted: April 10, 2008 One of the most vitriolic debates in medical history is just beginning to have its day in court—vaccine court, that is. Without laying blame, the independent Office of Special Masters of the Court of Federal Claims—with a ...

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The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program: A Failed Experiment in Tort Reform?

Advisory Commision on Childhood Vaccines, November 18, 2008 Statement of the National Vaccine Information Center Barbara Loe Fisher, Co-founder & President Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines "The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program: A Failed Experiment in Tort Reform? " November 18, 2008 Mr. Chairman and Members ...

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CDC Vaccine Researcher Indicted For Fraud

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Contact: Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota Wayne Rohde 651-705-5030 / 405-973-7049 CDC Vaccine Researcher Indicted For Fraud He Co-created Studies Claiming Vaccines Don't Cause Autism ST. PAUL, MN – A U.S. federal grand jury has indicted a prominent vaccine researcher ...

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Vaccines and autism: a new scientific review

For all those who've declared the autism-vaccine debate over - a new scientific review begs to differ. It considers a host of peer-reviewed, published theories that show possible connections between vaccines and autism. The article in the Journal of Immunotoxicology is entitled "Theoretical aspects of autism: ...

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Measles, Minneapolis and Somali Kids

By Abdulkadir Khalif I am writing a response and a rebuttal to Maura Lerner’s story of 03/17/2011, (HERE) concerning Measles and unvaccinated Somali Kids in Minneapolis. This story, like so many others before it on this newspaper and others across the country, highlights the issue ...

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Health Commissioner’s Statements Challenged By Vaccine Safety Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 1, 2011 Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota Contact – Jennifer Larson (952) 956-4999 HEALTH COMMISSIONER’S STATEMENTS CHALLENGED BY VACCINE SAFETY COUNCIL Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota (VSCM) challenges statements by Minnesota Health Commissioner regarding vaccine risks. Trust in public health ...

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Media Measles Reporting Biased and Incorrect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 25, 2011 Contact: Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota Wayne Rohde 651-705-5030 Media Measles Reporting Biased and Incorrect ST. PAUL, MN – Media reporting on Minnesota’s recent handful of measles cases is biased and incorrect, says local consumer advocacy group Vaccine ...

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