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Govt Wipes Recent Vaccine Injury Data From Website

In March, the federal government removed the latest vaccine injury court statistics—more than a year’s worth of data—from one of its publicly reported charts. It was an abrupt departure from the normal practice of updating the figures monthly. Wiping the latest data means the “adjudication categories by alleged vaccine” chart on a government website no […]

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U.S. Health Officials: Vaccine Brain Injuries Top 2,000; Relatively Very Rare

A top federal health official recently acknowledged a difficult reality: vaccines may rarely trigger autism in susceptible children. Quantifying how often that happens is a challenge. Clues can be found among vaccine brain injuries. While very rare, claims of vaccine-induced brain damage, such as encephalitis and seizure disorder, continue to build. A small percentage of […]

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CDC: “Possibility” that vaccines rarely trigger autism (AUDIO)

CDC’s immunization safety director says it’s a “possibility” that vaccines rarely trigger autism but “it’s hard to predict who those children might be.” (They’re not even trying.) [This article was first published on Sept. 2, 2014] A CDC senior epidemiologist stepped forward last week to say that he and his CDC colleagues omitted data that linked […]

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Woman Paralyzed After Flu Shot Receives $11 Million for Treatment

Lehigh Valley’s “The Morning Call” in Allentown, Penn. profiles the case of Sarah Behie, whose symptoms began three weeks after she got a flu shot. Eventually, the 20-year old’s condition deteriorated until she was partially paralyzed and living in hospitals and nursing homes from a neurological condition called Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare but recognized and […]

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The Search for Safer Vaccines

Vaccine-injured children who end up with autism are quietly winning their cases in federal court, but only when they focus on using the more general terminology of “brain damage” rather than calling it “autism.” Take the tragic case of little Elias Tembenis. It could teach us something about how to make vaccination even safer for at risk […]

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