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Transcript
REFUSAL OF RECOMMENDED VACCINES
Patient Name_______________________________ Birthdate_______________
I have reviewed and do not necessarily agree with the educational materials
provided by the State or the statements as they read on this form but understand
that I must sign this form for my child to attend school. My understanding is
based on the following:
As 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.
POLIO: 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 30 years and
that those cases which have been documented have been caused by the vaccine.(2)
I understand the following side effects for the vaccine are possible:
Killed 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.
Live 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)
Killed virus Ipol® is grown on monkey kidney cells, contains formaldehyde, and triple
antibiotics. Poliovax® 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.
HEMOPHILUS 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.
The 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)
The vaccine contains yeast 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)
The vaccine is most often given in conjunction with diphtheria and tetanus as the DPT or
as the DaPT.
Pertussis 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 week.(13)
The 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.
Either form of the vaccine contains, formaldehyde, and aluminum phosphate.(15)
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)
The Diphtheria component is most often given within the DPT or DaPT and includes the
same side effects and reactions as those listed for pertussis.
TETANUS: 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)
Side 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)
Tetanus 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)
I 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)
The 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 panencephalitis.(24)
Measles 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)
Measles 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)
I 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 section above.
Mumps vaccine is live and should not be given to pregnant women. It is cultured in chick
embryos and contains sorbitol and hydrolyzed gelatin.(30)
RUBELLA (GERMAN 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)
Adverse 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.
Rubella 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 G.
I 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.
The vaccine contains: aluminum hydroxide, yeast protein, and phosphate buffers.(38)
VARICELLA (CHICKENPOX): 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.
Side 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)
Varicella 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)
HAV 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 travelers. (45)
Side 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. (46)
Aborted fetal tissue is an ingredient in the Havrix® Hep A vaccine, as is formaldehyde,
aluminum hydroxide and 2-phenozyethanol.(47)
There 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)
PNEUMOCOCCAL: 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.
I 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)
Possible 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)
Prevnar 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.
The 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)
FluMist: 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)
Fluzone 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. (60)
FluMist is a live vaccine propagated in chicken eggs, and contains potassium phosphate,
sucrose (table sugar) and monosodium glutamate (MSG). (61)
HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV): I have been informed of the risk of developing
HPV. HPV is a sexually-transmitted disease that can cause genital warts, and it’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 “high risk― 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. (64)
The 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
Gardasil® or the aluminum-containing placebo. (66)
Gardasil® 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 medium. (67)
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4. Ibid, p. 885-886 and 891-892.
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7. Ibid.
8. Ibid.
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14. PDR, p. 875-879 and 892-895.
15. Ibid.
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17. Ibid. 244-246
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24. PDR, p. 1610-1611.
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, 1610-1611.
28. Richard Moskowitz, M.D., "Immunizations: The Other Side," Mothering,
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29. PDR, 1708-1709.
30. Ibid.
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:
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34. DR, p. 1697-1699.
35. 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 ;
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36. John Hanchette, "Safety of controversial hepatitis B vaccine at center of debate"
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37. PDR, p. 1744-1747, 2482-2484.
38. Ibid.
39. PDR, p. 1762-1765.
40. Ibid.
41. CDC Viral Hepatitis A - Fact Sheet, 9/29/00;
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/a/fact.htm
42. 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 Statement; 8/25/98 and CDC
Hepatitis A Vaccine Vaccine Information Statement; 8/25/98
46. Mosby's [email protected], Hepatitis A Vaccine
47. Ibid.
48. "Combined hepatitis A/B vaccine offers fast protection," Reuters Health, 4/12/00
49. 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.
51. Prevnar package insert, Wyeth Lederle, 2/17/00
52. Ibid.
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.
55. Horwin; "Prevnar: A Critical Review"
56. Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), 53rd Edition; Medical Economics, 1999, p. 2326,
3464
57. Dr. Russell Blaylock, MD; “The Truth Behind the Vaccine Coverup― 9/22/04;
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