of Recommended Vaccines
Rev. Kathy Rateliff; CCD, CCCE, SM
Author & trainer,
Titus 2 Birthing Curriculums http://www.geocities.com/titus2birthing
from Chet: I would personally not submit a letter like this to a physician
or a school board until I had done a lot of homework on vaccination exemptions
in your area and state to make sure I wasn't shooting myself in the foot regarding
an exemption by presenting the letter as written below. I encourage you, therefore,
to use this letter more as a resource to learn about vaccinations rather than
as a boilerplate to be presented to the authorities who think they have the right
to tell you what to put in the bloodstream of your child.
OF RECOMMENDED VACCINES
the parent/guardian of __________________________, I have investigated the risks
and benefits of the following vaccines and diseases. I am aware that there are
documented cases of people contracting diseases for which they are clinically
fully immunized and that the manufacturers of the vaccines do not guarantee 100%
efficacy. I am also aware that VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System)
documented cases of over 54,000 adverse reactions from vaccines in a 20-month
period. The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (The Vaccine Court) received 366
new petitions for compensation between 1/5/04 and 3/30/04. The National Vaccine
Injury Fund, created in 1986 to compensate families of vaccine-damaged children,
had paid out over 1.4 billion dollars in compensation 1986 to 10/21/04.
I have been informed of the risk of my child developing paralytic disease and
meningitis associated with poliomyelitis. I understand that even under epidemic
conditions, natural polio produces no symptoms in over 90% of those exposed to
it.(1) I understand that there have been no cases of wild polio in the US in the
last 20 years and that those cases which have been documented have been caused
by the vaccine.(2)
understand the following side effects for the vaccine are possible:
virus polio: temperature of *102° in up to 38%, sleepiness, fussiness,
crying, decreased appetite, vomiting, Guillain-Barré Syndrome and allergic
reaction in those allergic to neomycin, polymyxin B and streptomycin. Precautions
include those who have had a previous negative reaction, pregnant women, and possibly
those with HIV/AIDS or otherwise compromised immune systems.
virus polio: Reactions include contraction of polio by those who have received
the virus and by those who have come into contact with body fluids and wastes
of the immunized person. Paralytic symptoms may follow contraction of polio. Live
virus is reportedly shed for up to 8 weeks after the inoculation. Guillain-Barré
Syndrome has also been noted. Not recommended for use in households where someone
has a compromised immune system, for pregnant women, or where a previous reaction
has been reported.(3)
virus Ipol® is grown on monkey kidney cells, contains formaldehyde, and
is grown on cells from an aborted baby, contains formaldehyde, cow serum and triple
antibiotic solution.(4) The monkey kidney cells used in the original killed polio
vaccine contains SIV-40 and has been found in tumor cells of children whose parent's
were vaccinated against polio using the contaminated virus.(5) The live vaccine
is grown on monkey kidney cells, antibiotics and calf serum.
INFLUENZAE B: I have been informed of the risk of my child developing meningitis
(although this vaccine will not protect the child from meningitis from all other
forms such as pneumococcus, and meningococcus, viruses, and fungi), pneumonia,
and infections of the blood, joints, bone, and soft tissue associated with Hemophilus
Influenzae B. I understand that this disease is most likely in children up to
15 months of age and is fatal in 3-6% of children who contract it. Incidence of
this disease today is low and the vaccine has not proven to be highly effective
in 41% of cases, according to some studies.(6) Treatment is available.
vaccine is often combined with the DPT which has the highest reaction rate of
any vaccine available today. Reactions include: contracting HIB, localized pain,
erythema and induration, fever >100.6°, irritability, lethargy, anorexia,
rhinorrhea, diarrhea, vomiting, cough, when administered alone. Reactions occurred
in up to 30% of patients. When administered in conjunction with the DPT, reactions
include local tenderness erythema and induration, fever >100.8°, irritability,
drowsiness, anorexia, diarrhea, vomiting, persistent crying, seizures, urticaria,
hives, renal failure, Guillain-Barré Syndrome and death. Reactions occurred
in up to 77.9% of patients.(7)
vaccine contains yeast, thimerosal (mercury derivative), and diphtheria toxoid
when given alone.(8)
PERTUSSIS: I have been informed of the risk
of my child developing whooping cough, pneumonia, convulsions, inflammation of
the brain, and death associated with pertussis. I understand the disease is rarely
fatal, with a 99.8% recovery rate. It is most serious and life-threatening in
children under 6 months old, but there are adequate methods of treatment available.(9)
vaccine is most often given in conjunction with diphtheria and tetanus as the
DPT or as the DaPT.
vaccine may cause: fevers >106, pain swelling, diarrhea, projectile vomiting,
excessive sleepiness, high--pitched screaming, inconsolable crying bouts, seizures,
convulsions, collapse, shock, breathing problems, brain damage and SIDS. One in
600 suffer a severe reaction in one study (10) and 1 in 875 suffered shock-collapse
and convulsions.(11) Those in the 2nd study were only tracked for the first 48
hours following immunization. A more recent study indicates that 1 in 100 react
with convulsions, collapse, or high-pitched screaming and 1 in 3 of those cases
sustained permanent brain damage.(12) In a study of 103 children who died of SIDS,
70% died within 3 weeks of the DPT vaccine and 37% of those died within the first
DaPT is recommended as a safer option for vaccination. Side effects of the DaPT
were only tracked for 72 hours and included: tenderness, erythema, induration,
fever >102.2°, drowsiness, fretfulness, vomiting, upper respiratory infection,
diarrhea, rash, febrile seizures, persistent or unusual crying, lethargy, hypronic-hyporesponsive
episode, urticaria, anaphylactic shock, convulsions, encephalopathy, mono- and
polyneuropathies and death.(14) Not recommended for children under 15 months or
for those who have not had 3 injections of the DPT.
form of the vaccine contains thimerosal (mercury derivative), formaldehyde, and
DIPHTHERIA: I have been informed of the
risk of my child developing paralysis, heart failure, or respiratory failure associated
with diphtheria. I have also been informed that there have only been 5 cases reported
annually since 1980.(16) I am also aware that diphtheria is rarely fatal and treated
with antibiotics and bed rest. (17)
Diphtheria component is most often given within the DPT or DaPT and includes the
same side effects and reactions as those listed for pertussis.
I have been informed of the risk of my child developing fatal neuromuscular disease
related to tetanus. I understand that the incidence of tetanus is low, and there
is an antitoxin, should we decline the immunization. I understand that contracting
tetanus does not provide life-long immunity, and neither does the vaccine. I understand
that to prevent more severe reactions from the vaccine, the tetanus component
has been so significantly "diluted" that it is clinically ineffective.(18)
I understand that the death rate for properly treated cases of tetanus may be
as high as 20%.(19)
effects of the tetanus vaccine alone include: high fever, pain, recurrent abscess
formation, inner ear nerve damage, demyelinating neuropathy, anaphylactic shock
and loss of consciousness.(20)
given in the DPT or DaPT shot include the same side effects and reactions as those
listed for pertussis.
RUBEOLA (MEASLES): I have been informed of
the risk of my child developing pneumonia, encephalitis (inflammation of the brain),
degenerative disease of the nervous system with convulsions (subacute sclerosing
panencephalitis) related to rubeola. I understand the death rate for measles is
.03 in 100,000.(21) I understand that since 1984, over 55% of documented, confirmed
cases of measles have been in fully immunized persons.(22)
understand that the greatest risk of the measles vaccine may be to push the incidence
of this disease into the late teens and adulthood where it is more likely to be
fatal or cause more adverse and long-term effects.(23)
measles vaccine is a live vaccine, and carries the risk that it will cause the
patient to contract measles. Other adverse reactions include: stinging or burning
at the injection site, anaphylaxis, fever up to one month following injection,
rash, cough, rhinitis, erythema multiforme, lymphadenopathy, urticaria, diarrhea,
febrile convulsions, seizures, thrombocytopenia, purpura, vasculitis, optic neuritis,
retrobulbar neuritis, papillitis, retinitis, encephalitis and encephalopathy,
ocular palsies, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, ataxia, and subacute sclerosing
vaccine is most often given as a part of the MMR which includes the following
side effects: burning or stinging at injection site, malaise, sore throat, cough,
rhinitis, headache, dizziness, fever, rash, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, erythema,
induration, tenderness, lymphadenopathy, parotitius, orchitis, nerve deafness,
thrombocytopenia, purpura, allergic reactions, urticaria, polyneuritis, arthralgia,
arthritis, anaphylaxis, vasculitis, otitis media, conjunctivitis, febrile convulsions,
seizures, syncope, erythema multiforme, optic neuritis, retrobulbar neuritis,
papillitis, retinitis, encephalitis and encephalopathy, ocular palsies, Guillain-Barré
Syndrome, ataxia, subacute sclerosing panencephalitis,(25) and a recent study
from Europe indicates that there may be a link between the MMR (measles/mumps/rubella)
vaccine and autism and irritable bowel syndrome.(26)
vaccine contains chick embryo cells, neomycin, sorbitol and hydrolyzed gelatin.
MMR contains all live vaccines, chick embryo, cells from aborted babies, neomycin,
sorbitol and hydrolyzed gelatin.(27)
MUMPS: I have been informed
of the risk of my child developing inflammation of the testicles, joints, kidneys,
and/or thyroid, and hearing impairment related to mumps. I understand that mumps
is rarely harmful in childhood, and that most of the above risks occur when mumps
is contracted in adolescence or adulthood.(28)
understand that there is a Mumps vaccine which poses the following risks: contraction
of mumps from the live vaccine, burning or stinging at the injection site, anaphylaxis,
cough, rhinitis, fever, diarrhea, vasculitis, parotitis, orchitis, purpura, urticaria,
erythema multiforme, optic neuritis, retrobulbar neuritis, syncope, encephalitis,
febrile seizures, and nerve deafness.(29)
Mumps is usually given in the MMR
and may cause those side effects and adverse reactions as noted in the measles
vaccine is live and should not be given to pregnant women. It is cultured in chick
embryos and contains sorbitol and hydrolyzed gelatin.(30)
MEASLES): I have been informed of the risk of my child developing inflammation
of the brain or joints, and of the risk of birth defects (including eye defects,
heart defects, deafness, mental retardation, growth failure, jaundice, and disorders
of blood clotting) in infants born to mothers who contract rubella during pregnancy,
related to rubella. Therefore, I understand that the greatest risk to my child
may be if she never contracts rubella as a child, but when she is pregnant and
it damages her unborn child. If she contract rubella in childhood, she is immune
for life, and prior to the vaccine 85% of the population was immune.(31) I understand
that if she is not immune as an adult, she can choose to take the vaccine prior
to becoming pregnant. I understand that many of those who contract rubella have
been immunized (up to 80%). (32)
reactions from the vaccine among teenage girls is 5-10% and 30% in adult women.(33)
Adverse reactions include: contracting rubella from the live virus in the vaccine,
burning or stinging at the site, lymphadenopathy, urticaria, rash, malaise, sore
throat, fever, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, polyneuritis,
arthralgia, arthritis, local pain and inflammation, erythema multiforme, cough,
rhinitis, vasculitis, anaphylaxis, syncope, optic neuritis, retrobulbar neuritis,
papillitis, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, encephalitis, thrombocytopenia, purpura,
and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. (34)
Rubella is most often administered in the
MMR and may cause those side effects and adverse reactions listed under measles.
is cultured on the tissue of an aborted child. This child was the 27th child aborted
and tested by researchers due to exposure to rubella in a pregnant woman. It contains
neomycin, sorbitol and hydrolyzed gelatin.(35)
HEPATITIS B: I have
been informed of the risk of my child developing Hepatitis B viral infection which
can cause chronic inflammation of the liver leading to cirrhosis, liver cancer,
and possibly death. I understand that my child's risk of developing Hepatitis
B is low if I am not a carrier or infected, if my child does not engage in promiscuous
sex or use drugs. I understand that there is antibiotic treatment for HepB and
that most of those who contract it recover.(36) I understand that the HepB vaccine
only contains strains of HepB and is not effective against HepA, C, D, E, F, or
understand that the HepB vaccine has the following side effect and adverse reactions:
induration, erythema, swelling, fever, headache, dizziness, pain, prutitus, ecchymosis,
sweating, malaise, chills, weakness, flushing, tingling, hypotension, flu-like
symptoms, upper respiratory illness, nausea, anorexia, abdominal pain and cramping,
vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, lymphadenopathy, pain or stiffness in muscles
and joints, arthralgia, myalgia, back pain, rash, urticaria, petechiae, sleepiness,
insomnia, irritability, agitation, anaphylaxis, angioedema, arthritis, tachycardia/palpitations,
bronchospasm, abnormal liver function tests, dyspepsia, migraine, syncope, paresis
neuropathy, hypothesis, paresthesis, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Bell's Palsy,
transverse myelitis, optic neuritis, multiple sclerosis, thrombocytopenia, eczema,
purpura, herpes zoster, erythema modosum, alopecia, conjunctivitis, keratisis,
visual disturbances, vertigo, tinnitus, earache, and dysuria.(37) The studies
only followed patients for 4 days post-vaccination.
most commonly used HepB vaccine contains thimerosal, although a relatively new
release does not contain thimerosal. The vaccine also contains: aluminum hydroxide,
yeast protein, and phosphate buffers.(38)
I have been informed of the risk of my child developing chicken pox which could
potentially result in pneumonia, secondary skin or generalized infections, or,
if caught during pregnancy, birth defects in the baby. I understand chicken pox
is generally benign in children, but results in significant lost hours at work
for parents. Chicken pox in adults often manifests as shingles, a chronic and
painful condition. I also understand that contracting chicken pox later in life
may increase my risk for herpes simplex.
effects and adverse reactions for the chicken pox vaccine include: contracting
chicken pox from the live vaccine (27%), pain and redness at site, swelling, erythema,
rash, pruritus, hematoma, induration, stiffness, upper respiratory illness, cough,
irritability/nervousness, fatigue, disturbed sleep, diarrhea, loss of appetite,
vomiting, otitis, diaper rash/contact rash, nausea, eye complaints, chills, lymphadenopathy,
myalgia, lower respiratory illness, headache, teething, malaise, abdominal pain,
other rash, allergic reactions including rash and hives, stiff neck, heat rash/prickly
heat, arthralgia, eczema/dry skin/dermatitis, constipation, itching, pneunonitis,
febrile seizures, and cold/canker sore.(39)
vaccine is cultured on cells from aborted babies, and guinea pig cell cultures.
It contains live virus, monisodium glutamate (msg), sucrose, phosphate, processed
gelatin, neomycin and fetal calf serum. (40)
HEPATITIS A (HAV):
I have been informed of the risk of my child developing HAV which could potentially
result in prolonged or relapsed hepatitis, but will not result in chronic hepatitis
disease. (41) HAV usually causes mild "flu-like" illness, jaundice,
severe stomach pains and diarrhea; and, in rare cases may result in death. Infection
confers lifelong immunity. (42) I understand that the CDC admits that good personal
hygiene (handwashing) and proper santitation can prevent HAV. (43)
infection is spread by contaminated water or food, infected food handlers, unsanitary
conditions following natural disasters, ingestion of raw or undercooked shellfish,
institutionalized individuals, children not yet toilet trained, blood transfusions
or sharing needles with infected people. Transmission is most likely in developing
countries where sanitation is poor and infection rate of children under 5 is 90%.
Fatality rate is less than .6% overall, and 70% of those in patients over 49 years,
many of whom have underlying liver disease. (44) Other at-risk populations include
those living on American Indian reservations and in Alaskan Native villages, homosexually
active men, IV drug users, people using clotting factor concentrates and international
effects and adverse reactions from the vaccine include: injection-site soreness,
headache, fever, malaise, induration, redness, swelling, fatigue, anorexia, nausea,
pruritis, rash, utricaria, pharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infections, abdominal
pain, diarrhea, dysgeusia, vomiting, arthralgia, elevated cratine phosphokinase,
myalgia, lymphadenopathy, hypertonic episodes, insomnia, photophobia, and vertigo.
fetal tissue is an ingredient in the Havrix® Hep A vaccine, as is formaldehyde,
aluminum hydroxide and 2-phenozyethanol.(47)
is currently a combination Hep A and B vaccine, Twinrix®, being tested in
the UK. (48) Twinrix is grown in human cell cultures, contains 2-phenoxyethanol,
neomycin sulfate, polysorbate, tromentamol and formaldehyde. (49)
I have been informed of the risk of my child developing pneumococcal disease which
could result in meningitis, blood infection, pneumonia and/or ear infections.
Iunderstand studies indicate that this vaccine may only decrease ear infections
by 9%, and only result in a 20% reduction in chronic ear infections and ear tube
insertion in that group.
understand that my child has a 7.5:5,000 chance of deveoping this disease if he
or she is under age 2 and a 1:5000 chance of developing it if over age 2. Risk
factors for developing this disease are: immunoglobulin deficiency, nephrotic
syndrome, Hodgkin's disease, congenital or acquired immunodeficiency, some upper
respiratory infections, splenic dysfunctions, splenectomy or organ transplant.
This vaccine (PCV) was originally marketed for immunocompromised children. (50)
This vaccine is contraindicated to children with thrombocytopenia, coagualtion
disorders, or sensitivity to diphtheria toxoid.(51)
side effects and complications from the vaccine include: erythema, induration,
tenderness, interference of limb movement, inflamation, fever, irritability, drowsiness,
restless sleep, decreased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, fussiness, rash, hives,
bronchitis, asthma, pneumonia, otitis media (ear infection), sepsis, seizure,
anaphylaxis and death.(52) Recipients were followed for 3 days and almost 10%
of the subjects made a visit to the emergency room in the follow-up period. There
were 8 cases of SIDS in the 17,066 subjects involved in the trial.(53) Note: Children
in the studies' control group received another experimental vaccine, so there
have been no trial studies done with children who received no vaccine.(54)
contains .125 mg of aluminum sulfate, protein polysaccharides from 7 strains of
strep. pneumoniae bacteria, diphtheria toxin, casamino acids, yeast extract. Studies
indicate that it may interfere with the safety and efficacy of other vaccines.(55)
FLU: I have been informed of the risk of my child developing influenza,
which could result in hospitalization for respiratory complications, pneumonia
and death. I understand less than 175 people died from the flu in the US during
2003. I understand that there is no guarantee that the flu strains chosen for
this year will be the flu strains that are active this year. I understand that
from 1999 - 2003, 70 - 80% of the sniffles, fevers, and body aches did not test
positive for influenza regardless of the flu strain used.
most common reactions to injected flu vaccines, which begin within 12 hours of
vaccination and can last several days are: fever, fatigue, painful joints and
headache. The most serious reaction that has been associated with flu vaccine
is Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS), which occurs most often within two to
four weeks of vaccination. GBS is an immune mediated nerve disorder characterized
by muscle weakness, unsteady gait, numbness, tingling, pain and sometimes paralysis
of one or more limbs or the face. Recovery takes several months and can include
residual disability. Less than 5 percent of GBS cases end in death. Brain and
nerve disorders such as encephalopathy, optic neuritis, partial facial paralysis,
and brachial plexus neuropathy as well as vasculitis also have been reported following
the flu vaccine, although a definite causal relationship has not been established.
(56) A tenfold increase in Alzheimer's disease exists for those who receive the
flu vaccine five years in a row. (57)
Reported adverse effects in children include runny nose, nasal congestion, cough,
sore throat, headache, irritability, decreased activity, fever, chills, muscle
aches, and vomiting. In adults the most common side effects were runny nose, cough,
sore throat, headache, muscle aches, fever, chills and tiredness or weakness.
Other adverse events that occurred in children were abdominal pain, asthma, bronchitis,
conjunctivitis, viral syndrome, otitis media (middle ear infection), and wheezing
or shortness of breath.(58)
is propagated in chick embryos. It contains formaldehyde, sucrose, polyethylene
glycol, sodium phosphate, salt and thimerosal.(59) Fluvirin is prepared in chicken
eggs and contains thimerosal, neomycin, polymyxin, and phosphate-buffered saline.
is a live vaccine propagated in chicken eggs, and contains potassium phosphate,
sucrose (table sugar) and monosodium glutamate (MSG). (61)
(HPV): I have been informed of the risk of developing HPV. HPV is a sexually-transmitted
disease that can cause genital warts, and itâ€s most severe stage,
cervical cancer. I understand that there are more than 100 forms of HPV and that
the currently available vaccine only covers four of the strains; current screening
for HPV looks for 13 â€high riskâ€ strains.
The CDC estimated that 20 million people in the US had HPV and many strains cause
no harm. (62) I understand current research shows that most women will quickly
clear the infection on their own, and very few will develop pre-cancerous or cancerous
lesions. Use of the vaccine will not cure HPV infection, and the duration of the
longest HPV vaccine studies covered less than 50% of the time it takes to progress
from CIN 2 or 3 levels to cervical cancer, so 100% efficacy cannot realistically
be proven. (63) HPV vaccination does not take the place of routine Pap screens.
most common reactions to the HPV vaccines were pain, swelling, redness and itching
at the injection site. More than 90% of vaccine test subjects and more than 85%
of subjects receiving the aluminum-containing placebo experienced at least one
of these reactions. (65) Other reactions from the vaccine included: systemic fever,
nausea, nasopharyngitis, dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, myalgia, cough, upper
respiratory tract infection, malaise, arthralgia, insomnia and nasal congestion.
More severe reactions included headache, gastroenteritis, appendicitis, pelvic
inflammatory disease, asthma, pulmonary embolism, sepsis, arrhythmia, juvenile
arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, arthritis and reactive arthritis. There
were also statistically higher levels of birth defects in women who got pregnant
within 30 days of receiving the vaccine and in more than 30 cases of birth defects
in women who became pregnant after 30 days from either GardasilÂ® or
the aluminum-containing placebo. (66)
is currently the only HPV vaccine approved for use and contains 225mcg of aluminum
hydroxyphosphate sulfate, sodium chloride, L-histidine, polysorbate 80, sodium
borate, water, and proteins from HPV strains 6, 11, 16 and 18 grown in yeast fermentation
M. Burnet and D. White, The Natural History of Infectious Disease (Cambridge,
1972), p. 16.
2. Strebel, et al, "Epidemology in the U.S. One Decade After
the Last Reported Case of Indigenous Wild Virus Associated Disease," Clinical
Infectious Diseases, (Center for Disease Control, February 1992), pp. 568-79.
Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), 50th Edition; Medical Economics, 1996, p. 1388-1390.
Ibid, p. 885-886 and 891-892.
5. J. Butel, et al; "Molecular Evidence
of Simian Virus 40 Infections in Children", The Journal of Infectious Diseases
; September 1999;180:884-887.
6. PDR, 50th Edition, p. 872-875.
9. Richard Moskowitz, M.D., "Immunizations: The Other Side,"
Mothering, (Spring1984),p. 34.
10. Immunization: Survey of Recent Research,
(United States Department of Health and Human Services, April 1983), p. 76.
"Nature and Rates of Adverse Reactions Associated with DPT and DT Immunizations...,"
Pediatrics, Volume 68, No. 5 (November 1981).
12. Walene James, Immunization
the Reality Behind the Myth, (South Hadley, Massachusetts: Bergin & Garvey,
1988), p. 14.
13. W.C. Torch, "Diptheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT) immunization:
A potential cause of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)," (Amer. Academy
of Neurology, 34th Annual Meeting, Apr 25 - May 1, 1982), Neurology 32(4), pt.
14. PDR, p. 875-879 and 892-895.
16. Robert Mendelsohn,
M.D., How to Raise A Healthy Child...In Spite of your Doctor (Chicago: Contemporary
Books, 1984), p.223.
17. Ibid. 244-246
18. Isaac Golden, Ph.D., Vaccination?
A Review of Risks and Alternatives, (Geelong, Victoria, Australia: Arum Healing
Centre, 1991), p. 31
19. Richard Moskowitz, M.D., "Immunizations: The
Other Side," Mothering, (Spring1984),p. 34.
20. Isaac Golden, Ph.D., Vaccination?
A Review of Risks and Alternatives; p. 71
21. R. Mendoholson; How to Raise
a Healthy Child; p. 217.
22. John Frank Jr., M.D., et al. "Measles Elimination
- Final Impediments," 20th Immunization Conference Proceedings, May 6-9,
1985, p. 21.
23. Infectious Diseases (January 1982), p. 21.
24. PDR, p.
25. DR, p. 1687-1689.
26. Sara Solovitch, "Do vaccines spur
autism in kids?", San Jose Mercury News, 5/25/99.
27. PDR, p. 1687-89,
28. Richard Moskowitz, M.D., "Immunizations: The Other Side,"
Mothering, (Spring1984),p. 35.
29. PDR, 1708-1709.
31. R. Mendoholson;
How to Raise a Healthy Child; p. 218.
32. Dr. Beverley Allan, Australian Nurses
Journal, (May 1978).
33. Hannah Allen, Don't Get Stuck: The Case Against Vaccinations...,
(Oldsmar, FL: Natural Hygiene Press, 1985), p. 144.
34. DR, p. 1697-1699.
Ibid and Attenuation Of RA 27/3 Rubella Virus in WI-38 Human Diploid Cells; Amer
J Dis Child vol 118 Aug 1969 and Studies of Immunization With Living Rubella Virus
; Arch J Dis Child vol 110 Oct 1965.
36. John Hanchette, "Safety of controversial
hepatitis B vaccine at center of debate" Gannett News Service, 5/18/99.
PDR, p. 1744-1747, 2482-2484.
39. PDR, p. 1762-1765.
CDC Viral Hepatitis A - Fact Sheet, 9/29/00; www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/a/fact.htm
CDC Hepatitis A Vaccine Vaccine Information Statement; 8/25/98
43. CDC Hepatitis
A Facts, 11/16/00
44. Mosby's GenRX®, 10th Ed., Hepatitis A Vaccine (003158)
as posted on MDConsult website
45. CDC Hepatitis A Vaccine Vaccine Information
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46. Mosby's GenRX@, Hepatitis A Vaccine
hepatitis A/B vaccine offers fast protection," Reuters Health, 4/12/00
Vaccines and Their Ingredients, 6/24/99; www.909shot.com
50. Michael Horwin,
MA; "Prevnar: A Critical Review of a New Childhood Vaccine" 9/19/00.
Prevnar package insert, Wyeth Lederle, 2/17/00
53. Horwin; "Prevnar:
A Critical Review"
54. Dr. Erdem Cantekin, Ph.D.; "Pneumocaoccal
Vaccine and Otitis Media", NVIC's 2nd Intl. Public Conference, 9/8/00.
Horwin; "Prevnar: A Critical Review"
56. Physician's Desk Reference
(PDR), 53rd Edition; Medical Economics, 1999, p. 2326, 3464
57. Dr. Russell
Blaylock, MD; â€The Truth Behind the Vaccine Coverupâ€
2003-2004 Formula, Aventis Product information as of July 2003
58. Dr. Sherry
Tenpenny, DO, â€FluMist Vaccine: Nothing to Sneeze At!â€
10/23/2003; www.nmaseminars.com .
59. Influenza Virus Vaccine Live, Intranasal
FluMist 2003-2004 Formula, Package Insert (Circular) June 16, 2003.
Preservative Free Flu Vaccine Approved,â€ http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/psn/transcript.cfm?show=10
Dr. Sherry Tenpenny, DO, â€FluMist Vaccine: Nothing to Sneeze
62. CDC HPV Fact Sheet, http://www.cdc.gov/std/HPV/STDFact-HPV.htm
Dr. Clayton Young, MD, FACOG, â€OBGYN Against ACIP HPV Vaccine
64. CDC HPV Fact Sheet, http://www.cdc.gov/std/HPV/STDFact-HPV.htm
Merck Professional Privider Information Sheet: GardasilÂ® [Quadrivalent
Human Papillomavirus (Types 6, 11, 16, 18) Recominant Vaccine. www.Merck.com
Daron G Ferris, â€Facing the Future: The Impact of HPV Vaccination
on Adolescent Health,â€ and â€An Update of Clinical
Trial Results With Preventative HPV Vaccinesâ€ http://www.medscape.com/viewprogram/5334
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Human Papillomavirus (Types 6, 11, 16, 18) Recominant Vaccine. www.Merck.com
Complied by Kathryn E. Rateliff, CCD, CCM, CCCE, GSM, PE, BFE
1999 and most recently revised August 10, 2006
and comments can be addressed to her at: Titus2ed@aol.com.
to know more about the issue of vaccine choice?
2 Birthing has a booklet that looks at some of the issues regarding vaccine
choice. This booklet includes : vaccine safety, disease frequency in the US, Vaccine
Refusal Form, exemption information, religious concerns about vaccines, immunization
registry information, vaccinations and premature babies, vaccines and immune supression,
toxic chemical in vaccines as of Sept 2004, the use of aborted fetal tissue as
a vaccine medium, vaccination and US goverment policy in the armed forces and
in Homeland Security, the rise of autism and other learning disabilities which
may be attributable to vaccine damage, genetically engineered foods containing
vaccines, the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons policy on mandatory
vaccines, what is informed consent and informed refusal, how vaccines are sold
and how vaccine policy is decided and additional resources.
you are interested in getting a copy of this packet, contact Kathy at Titus2@aol.com and
she will be glad to give you all of the details. Please note there is a charge
for this booklet.
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