Sunday, February 22, 2009

Vaccination & Health News

Items posted in this News section will focus mainly on mandated vaccinations that may affect those living in NY and nearby states. Occasional national items may also be listed. At the bottom of the blog, links to random "immunization" news items are running in a news feeder.

Officials confirm 12 cases of whooping cough in Hunterdon County (NJ)
"All of the infected children had been vaccinated"

Largest-ever study of U.S. child health begins
Hope is to see how environment interacts with genetics to impact health

Unvaccinated Children Madness
If you want to make someone who defends our current bloated vaccine schedule and believes the science proves vaccines don't cause autism go bonkers, just mention unvaccinated kids.
Question posed to officials: Has the government ever looked at the autism rate in an unvaccinated U.S. population, and if not, why not?
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Hepatitis B triple series vaccine and developmental disability in US
children aged 1–9 years
This study found statistically significant evidence to suggest that boys in United States who were vaccinated with the triple series Hepatitis B vaccine, during the time period in which vaccines were manufactured with thimerosal, were more susceptible to developmental disability than were unvaccinated boys.