Press Releases

  • URGENT STATEMENT FROM THE VACCINE SAFETY COUNCIL OF MINNESOTA May 9, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE At the Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota, we recognize the benefits of vaccines. We also recognize that vaccines carry risk. Parents deserve the right to free, prior and informed consent, which by definition includes the right to review the benefits and the risks of any medical procedure. To deny the right of informed ...
  • Putting Measles and the MMR Vaccine into Perspective April 20, 2017 Despite assurances of the safety of the measles vaccine (MMR), some children suffer permanent brain damage from the vaccine, and some die from it. Vaccine manufacturers were paying out large settlements for successful lawsuits filed after devastating vaccine injuries occurred.  This led them to heavily lobby the federal government to pass the National Childhood Vaccine Injury ...
  • The Truth About Vaccines March 31, 2017 FREE TO REGISTER AND WATCH Begins April 12th 9pm Eastern / 6pm Pacific 7 Episodes in 7 Days 60 Top Health Experts Dive deep into the science on both sides of the debate   The History of Vaccines Vaccination programs are given credit for eradicating some of the most devastating illnesses of the past, but they’re no longer immune to controversy of their ...
  • World Mercury Project Press Conference, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Robert De Niro National Press Club February 19, 2017 World Mercury Project Press Conference, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Robert De Niro National Press Club
  • Vaccines Revealed January 10, 2017 FINALLY, A SERIES THAT ANSWERS THE REAL QUESTIONS ABOUT VACCINES; THEIR SAFETY, EFFICACY, AND HOW THEY REALLY IMPACT YOUR HEALTH. This exclusive documentary series is about to be unveiled for FREE viewing on January 10th – 18th. You’ll discover the most cutting edge news and just released evidence  — from over twenty of the world’s authorities and experts. YOU WON’T HEAR THIS ANYWHERE ...
  • Keeping Your Children Safe at Back to School Time September 3, 2016 It’s that time of year again. As our beautiful Minnesota summer winds down and busy parents send their children back to school, the Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota wants to remind parents of their rights when it comes to vaccines and school. Unfortunately, VSCM has been flooded with parental reports of school districts that are making ...
  • Minnesota Department of Health Schools Professionals to Persuade Somali Parents to Give their Children the MMR Vaccine – Despite Clear Opposition May 25, 2016 By Patti Carroll, VSCM board member I apologize for the long title, but it’s important that readers understand exactly what our tax dollars are being spent on. On Wednesday, April 13th, I attended an educational forum for professionals put on by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The title of the forum was “Autism in the Somali ...
  • Restricting Parent’s Rights to Opt Out of Vaccinations for Their Children March 21, 2016 Vaccine Safety Council of MN (VSCMN) opposes SF 380/HF 393, a bill which requires parents to visit a physician prior to obtaining an exemption from a vaccine mandate. This bill, if passed, would increase the hurdles parents must overcome if they choose not to vaccinate their children, or if they wish to use some but ...
  • Restricts exemptions to vaccination March 21, 2016 SF 380/HF 393 Contact your legislators and ask them to oppose SF 380/HF 393 Still active bills, carried over from 2015 UPDATE: 3/5/2106 – While SF 380 and HF 393, to restrict exemptions to vaccination, failed to move forward in 2015 they are still alive. The session starts on Tuesday March 8th with HF 393/SF 380 Vaccine Exemption Modification bills still ...
  • Restricting Parent’s Rights to Opt Out of Vaccinations for Their Children February 15, 2015 Vaccine Safety Council of MN (VSCMN) opposes SF 380/HF 393, a bill which requires parents to visit a physician prior to obtaining an exemption from a vaccine mandate. This bill, if passed, would increase the hurdles parents must overcome if they choose not to vaccinate their children, or if they wish to use some ...
  • Examining the Possibility of a Relationship Between MMR Vaccine and Autism February 8, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—AUGUST 27, 2014 STATEMENT OF WILLIAM W. THOMPSON, Ph.D., REGARDING THE 2004 ARTICLE EXAMINING THE POSSIBILITY OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MMR VACCINE AND AUTISM My name is William Thompson. I am a Senior Scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where I have worked since 1998. I regret that my coauthors and I omitted statistically ...
  • Herd Immunity and Compulsory Childhood Vaccination: Does the Theory Justify the Law? February 8, 2015 Oregon Law Review 2014 Volume 93 Number 1 ABSTRACT Compulsory childhood vaccination is a cornerstone of U.S. public health  policy.  All  fifty  states  compel  children  to  vaccinate  against many  infectious  diseases  to  achieve  so-called  herd  immunity,  a scientific  theory  that  attempts  to  explain  how  societies  protect themselves against infectious disease. This  Article  explores  both  the  theory  and  practice  of  ...
  • Measles and the MMR Vaccine – Setting the Record Straight February 3, 2015 With the current media frenzy and fear mongering over a few dozen cases of the measles, it is astonishing to note that very few mainstream reports provide balance by also reporting on the damage being done by the MMR vaccine. The CDC continues to brazenly lie about the MMR, as evidenced in a media teleconference held ...
  • “Questioning the Vaccine Program? Come hear the critics!” November 25, 2014 Vaccine Program Flaws Exposed by Experts on Jan. 24 MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Why are fewer children vaccinated according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) schedule? What evidence is behind media reports that increasing numbers of highly educated parents are questioning CDC vaccination policies and science? The hard facts explaining vaccine hesitancy are the focus of ...
  • Vaccines – Your Child, Your Choice August 4, 2014 The state of Minnesota protects parental decision-making regarding vaccines. At back-to-school time, most parents are given information suggesting that their children must receive vaccinations before they go to school.  But that is not correct; Minnesota parents are free to choose to vaccinate their child if and when they decide their child is ready, and only with the ...
  • Follow-up on Proposed Minnesota Immunization Rule Changes October 19, 2013 Well, the verdict is in – and it’s not good. Although I doubted this judge would be the one to stand up and say NO to the medical industrial complex, I did dare to hope – just a little. In the matter of the proposed vaccine rule changes, an administrative law judge has determined that the ...
  • Vaccines – Your Child, Your Choice! August 14, 2013 The state of Minnesota protects parental decision-making regarding vaccines. It is your right to choose NOT to vaccinate your children before they go to school or day care.  Many Minnesota parents do extensive research, and allow only the vaccines they have determined are safe and necessary for their unique child – and only when those ...
  • Immunization Comments Due July 17th July 12, 2013 HEALTH ACTION ALERT: Send your vaccine safety information to Minnesota judge by July 17 PM deadline   The Minnesota Department of Health wants to add even more vaccines to the already-overcrowded shot schedules for infants and children. Infants and children already are given up to 69 vaccines, whose combined and potential ill effects over time receive inadequate ...
  • Update: Japan and HPV Vaccines June 19, 2013 [SaneVax: More than half of the 3.28 million citizens of Japan injected with Gardasil or Cervarix reported adverse reactions. The Ministry of Health, Industry and Welfare rescinded their recommendation for both vaccines pending the outcome of investigations into the cause of these new medical conditions. Governments around the world should follow Japan’s example. Medical consumers ...
  • Immunization Rule Revision June 16, 2013 Attend Hearing or Send Comments on Proposed MN Rule Revision Requiring More Vaccines for Infants and Children! The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has announced its intent to add even more vaccines to the already-overcrowded shot schedules for infants and children.  A hearing will be held Thursday, June 27 before Administrative Law Judge Eric Lipman.  Please ...
  • Vaccine bombshell: Baby monkeys develop autism symptoms after obtaining doses of popular vaccines November 8, 2012 By Sola Ogundipe Following a recent study conducted by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania which revealed that many infant monkeys given standard doses of childhood vaccines as part of the new research,developed autism symptoms, question marks over the ultimate safety of vaccines have come to the fore. The groundbreaking research findings ...
  • FOR THE ATTENTION OF ALL IRISH/AMERICANS – THE MOTHERS AND FATHERS OF IRELAND NEED YOUR HELP AND SUPPORT October 29, 2012 By http://lecafpolitiquedecamusdecaf.blogspot.com The government wants a YES VOTE – THIS MEANS THAT THE GOVERNMENT WISHES TO CHANGE   ARTICLE 42.5 OF THE IRISH CONSTITUTION WHICH AT PRESENT GIVES PARENTS THE RIGHT TO DECIDE “BEST INTERESTS” FOR THEIR CHILDREN. THE GOVERNMENT WISHES TO TAKE COMPLETE CONTROL OF THE CHILDREN IN IRELAND AND FOR ...
  • Vaccines: Towards Removing Additives Containing Aluminum October 29, 2012 By www.20min.fr Faced with a growing distrust towards vaccines and return of infectious diseases once thought extinct, the study group on immunization of the National Assembly, chaired by MP Olivier Jardé New Center, was created . After a year of hearings, eleven recommendations were made ??public Tuesday. Read full article click HERE. To read ...
  • Breaking News: Your Opportunity to Help Spain Ban HPV Vaccines October 29, 2012 By SaneVax, Inc. Madrid: Medical professionals, vaccine-injury victims, public health experts, scientists and vaccine safety advocates have joined forces to formally demand the Spanish Ministry of Health and Social Policy remove HPV vaccines from the immunization schedule and establish a compensation fund for those who have suffered adverse effects from vaccines. Read ...
  • Merck sued over mumps vaccine research June 25, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 25, 2012 Contact: Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota – Wayne Rohde 651-705-5030 / 405-973-7049 Merck sued over mumps vaccine research Virologists claim “improper testing and data falsification”; $$ cost to U.S. for fraud could be in hundreds of millions ST. PAUL, MINN. – Two virologists have filed a federal lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant Merck, claiming ...
  • Professor John Walker-Smith and General Medical Court March 9, 2012 B e f o r e : MR JUSTICE MITTING ____________________ Between: PROFESSOR JOHN WALKER-SMITH Appellant – and – GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL Respondent   MR STEPHEN MILLER QC AND MS ANDREA LINDSAY-STRUGO (instructed by EASTWOODS SOLICITORS) for the Appellant MISS JOANNA GLYNN QC AND MR CHRISTOPHER MELLOR (instructed by FIELD FISHER WATERHOUSE LLP) for the Respondent Hearing dates: 13th. 14th, 15th, 16th & 17th February 2012 On 15th October 2004 charges of serious professional ...
  • CDC Mandatory Vaccine Schedule 1983 vs 2010 March 7, 2012 By drmomma.org
  • Conflicts of Interest in Vaccine Safety Research March 5, 2012 By Gayle Delong, Accountability in Research, 19:65-88, 2012 Click Here to Read
  • The Refusers February 20, 2012 Posted on February 8, 2012 by The Refusers   MB Comment: Here is a proposal from a CDC-associated stooge to have public health departments and vaccine fanatics sue vaccine refusers as public nuisances – before any outbreak of disease. This masterpiece of vaccine fanatacism was recently published in the Michigan Law Review. This proposal ...
  • How the Medical Profession Covered Up Vaccine Injuries and Called it ‘Child Abuse’ February 14, 2012 By Christina England, Vactruth.com A short while ago I exposed a series of thirteen papers which unequivocally proved that Prof Roy Meadow the UK’s most famous Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP) expert, attended thirteen meetings on adverse reactions to vaccines just about the time MSBP rates rocketed. Up to this time most people researching Meadow ...
  • HPV Vaccine Policy: At Odds With Evidence-Based Medicine? January 31, 2012 Roxanne Nelson/From Medscape Medical News January 31, 2012 — Is the policy for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine at odds with evidence-based medicine? Yes, according to an essay published online December 22, 2011, in the Annals of Medicine. Canadian researchers Lucija Tomljenovic, PhD, and Christopher Shaw, PhD, from the Neural Dynamics Research Group, University of British Columbia, in ...
  • Responses to UBC vaccine paper a problem for free scientific inquiry and expression January 31, 2012 By Tom Sandborn, Contributing Writer January 30, 2012 Vancouver scientist Chris Shaw is no stranger to controversy. He played a role in opposing the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, even penning an impressive polemic against the event called Five Ring Circus. He served as a medical coordinator at Occupy Vancouver and he even took on the thankless task ...
  • Premature Babies Used As Lab Rats In Manipulated Vaccine Trials January 24, 2012 By Christina England | January 23rd, 2012 | Category: Christina England, Top Stories |21 comments Pharmaceutical companies treat premature babies like lab rats in vaccine trials. While reading the results of a vaccination trial on premature babies funded by GlaxoSmithKline, I noticed something was not quite right. The trial, whilst sickening in itself, was testing out the rotavirus ...
  • GSK lab fined over vaccine tests that killed 14 babies January 4, 2012 January 4, 2012 Buenos Aires Herald GlaxoSmithKline Argentina Laboratories company was fined 400,000 pesos by Judge Marcelo Aguinsky following a report issued by the National Administration of Medicine, Food and Technology (ANMAT in Spanish) for the killing of 14 babies during illegal lab vaccine trials ...
  • Minnesota School Immunization Law Exemption Provision December 7, 2011 Minnesota School Immunization Law Exemption Provision -Minnesota Department of Health Minnesota’s School Immunization Law allows the parent or guardian of a minor child (or the emancipated student) to ...
  • Parent of Autistic Child in Wakefield Study Says Key Journalist Got Facts Wrong November 4, 2011 FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ —  When reporter Dan Olmsted met with the father of an autistic boy whose medical history is central to a British Medical Journal article refuting the vaccine/autism link, Olmsted never expected to be shown a letter written by the boy’s father that would reveal ...
  • Scandal Exposed in Major Study of Autism and Mercury October 31, 2011 Oct. 25, 2011 By: Coalition for Mercury Free Drugs (CoMed) SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 25, 2011 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Coalition for Mercury-free Drugs (CoMeD) exposes communications between Centers for Disease Control (CDC) personnel and vaccine researchers revealing U.S. officials apparently colluded in covering-up the decline in Denmark’s autism rates following ...
  • Flu Shots Have More Than 250x EPA Mercury Safety Limit October 13, 2011 October 10, 2011 By Anthony Gucciardi, Health Freedom Alliance Thimerosal is a widely used vaccine preservative that is present in the majority of flu shots and other vaccines. Thimerosal is 49% mercury by volume, an extremely toxic chemical element that wreaks havoc on the nervous system, neurological function, and overall biological function . ...
  • California Parents’ Health Rights Taken By Government October 11, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Contact: Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota – Wayne Rohde 651-705-5030 / 405-973-7049 On October 9 California?s Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that allows children as young as twelve to have themselves injected with unproven, risky and costly HPV vaccines – without the knowledge or permission of that ...
  • Conclusive Link Now Admitted: Swine Flu Vaccine Causes Chronic Nervous System Disorders October 10, 2011 October 10, 2011 10:11 AM EST (NaturalNews) The nation of Finland has now openly admitted that the swine flu vaccine “conclusively” causes narcolepsy, a chronic nervous system disorder that makes people uncontrollably fall asleep. The Finnish government, in acknowledging this link, says it will pay for “lifetime medical care” for ...
  • New Study: Vaccinated Children Have 2 to 5 Times More Diseases and Disorders Than Unvaccinated Children October 10, 2011 October 9, 2011 From David Michael Augenstein, Journal of Natural Food & Health Preventable Vaccine-induced Diseases A German study released in September 2011 of about 8000 UNVACCINATED children, newborn to 19 years, show vaccinated children have at least 2 to 5 times more diseases and disorders than unvaccinated children. The results are presented in the bar chart ...
  • Journalist Greg Dobbs on The “Sausage Making” of His WorldNet Autism Vaccine Story October 10, 2011 August 2011 From Greg Dobbs, The Age of Autism Dear Family and Friends, Although the piece that just ran on our program World Report was my swan song on HDNet, it was satisfying, because while everyone surely won’t agree with the conclusions I reached, it’s on an important topic that is terribly complex and equally ...
  • HPV Vaccine Injury Victims Deserve Help, Not Media Abuse September 24, 2011 To: Opinion Editor, Minneapolis Star Tribune From: Nancy Hokkanen, Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011 Re: Commentary (604 words) Whatever one’s opinion of Rep. Michele Bachmann, she spotlighted a dirty little secret: the silent epidemic of vaccine injury, and its ongoing dismissal by government, industry, medical trade unions and media. Journalists have adopted public health administrators’ ...
  • A License to Kill? Part 1: How A Public-Private Partnership Made the Government Merck’s Gardasil Partner September 24, 2011 By Mark Blaxill “Perhaps no other recent product on the market demonstrates successful health care technology transfer better than the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil, produced by Merck & Co. and approved by the FDA in June 2006,” proclaimed a recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) newsletter. In a February 23, 2007 article entitled “From Lab ...
  • A License to Kill? Part 2: Who Guards Gardasil’s Guardians? September 24, 2011 By Mark Blaxill In the first part of this report (HERE), Age of Autism identified a pattern of conflict of interest at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) involving Merck’s Gardasil vaccine. Researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) invented critical technology for the “virus-like particles” (or VLPs) that were used in the Gardasil ...
  • A License to Kill? Part 3: After Gardasil’s Launch, More Victims, More Bad Safety Analysis and a Revolving Door Culture September 24, 2011 By Mark Blaxill In parts 1 (HERE) and 2 (HERE) of this series, Age of Autism identified a disturbing pattern of conflicts within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) regarding Merck’s Gardasil vaccine. In an unprecedented “public-private partnership,” researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) patented the technology for the “virus-like particles” (VLPs) ...
  • Latest IOM Report Omits Vaccine Injury Data, Denies Victims, Says MMR Causes Measles September 14, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Contact: Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota Wayne Rohde 651-705-5030 / 405-973-7049 Latest IOM Report Omits Vaccine Injury Data, Denies Victims, Says MMR Causes Measles On August 25 the Institute of Medicine’s Panel on Adverse Effects of Vaccines issued a report that inadvertently reveals that much more rigorous science on vaccine injuries is greatly ...
  • HDNet Report: Paper Reveals Stunning Rate of Autism Among Confirmed Vaccine Injury Cases August 22, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 22, 2011 Contact: Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota – Patti Carroll (651) 785-5716 HDNet Report: Paper Reveals Stunning Rate of Autism Among Confirmed Vaccine Injury Cases U.S. government, CDC send mixed signals regarding vaccine/autism link This Tuesday HDNet TV’s World Report will broadcast an investigation of the recent analysis of successful claims paid out through the National Vaccine ...
  • 6X More Autism in Grandchildren of Mercury-Poisoning Survivors August 12, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 12, 2011 Contact: Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota Wayne Rohde 651-705-5030 / 405-973-7049 __________________________________________________________________________ 6X more autism in grandchildren of mercury-poisoning survivors Research links medical Hg use & familial susceptibility to autism ST. PAUL, MN – A study published July 28 in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health found that 1 in 25 ...
  • Abusive “Vaccine Court” Drops 2/3 Of Non-Omnibus Cases May 19, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 19, 2011 Contact: Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota Wayne Rohde 651-705-5030 / 405-973-7049 HOW MANY CHILDREN HAVE VACCINE-INDUCED AUTISM? Abusive “Vaccine Court” Drops 2/3 Of Non-Omnibus Cases Last week U.S. citizens learned that for decades their government has privately been quietly settling cases of vaccine-induced autism, while publicly stating that vaccines do not cause autism. A ...
  • New Study Of U.S. Vaccine Injury Awards Reveals “83 Canaries”: Settlements with Vaccine-Autism Link May 11, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 Contact: Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota Wayne Rohde 651-705-5030 / 405-973-7049 VACCINES CAN CAUSE AUTISM New Study Of U.S. Vaccine Injury Awards Reveals “83 Canaries”: Settlements with Vaccine-Autism Link Until now, few people knew that for two decades the U.S. Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) quietly settled about 1,300 cases of vaccine-induced brain injury ...
  • Published Paper Reveals Stunning Autism Rate In NVICP Compensated Vaccine Injury Cases May 10, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Contact: Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota Patti Carroll (651) 785-5716 Published Paper Reveals Stunning Autism Rate In NVICP Compensated Vaccine Injury Cases As reported today on CBS, Fox News, CNN and several other news outlets, a newly published paper reveals that a startling number of compensated vaccine injury claimants have autism. The peer-reviewed ...
  • CDC Failing To Investigate Vaccine Injuries May 5, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 5, 2011 Contact: Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota Wayne Rohde 651-705-5030 / 405-973-7049 CDC Failing To Investigate Vaccine Injuries Mishandling of consumers’ reports decreases immunization trust ST. PAUL, MN – Now that National Infant Immunization Week is over, May should be designated Vaccine Injury Prevention Month, says the Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota. “Infants and ...
  • Molecular and Cellular Scientist to Address Vaccine Safety Issues in Minnesota Thursday April 26, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2011 Contact : Terrence Kopp (612) 327-3700 Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute Molecular and Cellular Scientist to address Vaccine safety issues in Minnesota Thursday ST. PAUL, MN – Dr Theresa Deisher, Ph D, Stanford, founder of AVM Biotechnology and Sound Choice Pharmaceuticals, will visit the Twin Cities again this Thursday, April 28, in a continuation ...
  • CDC Vaccine Researcher Indicted for Fraud April 22, 2011 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 for multiple counts of fraud. Poul Thorsen, 49, was indicted April 13 on thirteen counts of wire fraud and nine counts of money laundering of grants awarded to Denmark agencies by the U.S. Centers ...
  • “There is No Vaccine-Autism Link. Case Closed.” – Right? Wrong. April 22, 2011 By Mary Holland, Esq. and Robert Krakow, Esq. Click Here to Read the Article (SOURCE: http://www.coalitionforvaccinesafety.org/docs/Autism_File_Vaccine_Court_Holland_Krakow_7-09_F_.pdf)  
  • Tobacco Science and the Thimerosal Scandal April 22, 2011 By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Click Here to View the Article (SOURCE: http://www.robertfkennedyjr.com/docs/ThimerosalScandalFINAL.PDF)  
  • On Vaccinations: Consider the Source and Follow the Money April 22, 2011 Last month, Dr. Paul Offit, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the vaccine industry’s most outspoken activist, warned Huffington Post readers not to “risk going unvaccinated.” When presented with conflicting information on a critically important health issue I generally follow two simple rules…educate myself on the issue and “follow ...
  • Fourteen Studies April 22, 2011 Quick History The 1980s In the 1980s, most estimates of the rate of autism were that it affected 1 in 10,000 children. Today, the official estimate of the autism rate is 1 in 110, with many localities reporting rates closer to 1 in 100. That’s a 90-fold increase, or 9,000%. What’s going on? A recent survey showed that ...
  • The Confidence Gap April 22, 2011 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 children chosen as test cases. But that’s not enough to repair ...
  • Fighting the Autism-Vaccine War April 22, 2011 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 20-year record of handling vaccine matters—recently conceded that the brain damage and ...
  • The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program: A Failed Experiment in Tort Reform? April 22, 2011 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 of the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines: My name is Barbara Loe Fisher and I am co-founder ...
  • CDC Vaccine Researcher Indicted For Fraud April 20, 2011 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 for multiple counts of fraud. Poul Thorsen, 49, was indicted April 13 on thirteen counts of wire ...
  • Vaccines and autism: a new scientific review April 5, 2011 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: Causes–A review.” The author is Helen Ratajczak, surprisingly herself a former ...
  • Measles, Minneapolis and Somali Kids April 1, 2011 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 of autism and Somali kids. There is an increasing sense of ...
  • Health Commissioner’s Statements Challenged By Vaccine Safety Council April 1, 2011 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 officials is rapidly deteriorating due to public policy that downplays the documented adverse effects of the MMR (measles, ...
  • Media Measles Reporting Biased and Incorrect March 25, 2011 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 Safety Council of Minnesota. Parents of vaccine-injured children once again are asking what happened to ...