Fully Vaccinated School in Houston Closes Due to Pertussis Outbreak

Fully Vaccinated School in Houston Closes Due to Pertussis Outbreak

A Catholic high school in Houston, Texas closed early for the Christmas holidays due to seven confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough). St. Theresa Catholic School  cancelled all classes and activities on Dec. 12, 2019 due to the outbreak. The school will re-open on Jan. 6, 2020.1 2 The first case of pertussis at St. […]

Leyo Smith’s Vaccine Reaction: Rash, Tics, Seizures, and Autism

Within three days after [he was vaccinated] that he started to have hives and welts and joint swelling. Leyo Smith was a year and a half old when he had a bad reaction to a vaccine. A federal vaccine court awarded damages for serious injuries. This video of Leyo Smith was shot about eights months […]

Asymptomatic Carriers of Diphtheria Identified in Canadian School

Asymptomatic Carriers of Diphtheria Identified in Canadian School

Story Highlights A case of diphtheria has been confirmed in an elementary school in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Three other people, who are asymptomatic carriers of the bacterial disease have been identified and are being treated in isolation. The diphtheria vaccine is only available as a combination vaccine (DT, Td, DTaP, Tdap) and its effectiveness wanes over […]