Virus Enzyme Found in MMR Vaccine

Virus Enzyme Found in MMR Vaccine

BACK TO THE FUTURE: Following is an article from TVR’s historical archives published in the November/December 1995 print edition.  Swiss scientists have reported finding an enzyme, reverse transcriptase, in the live measles and mumps vaccine, which has been traced back to chickens whose cells are used to create the vaccines.1 Reverse transcriptase (RT), which copies RNA into […]

OPV Vaccine Plus A Shot of Antibiotics Equals Polio

OPV Vaccine Plus A Shot of Antibiotics Equals Polio

BACK TO THE FUTURE: Following is an article from the historical archives of The Vaccine Reaction newspaper journal. It was published in May 1995. Investigating why large numbers of Romanian children were coming down with polio disease after being vaccinated with live oral polio vaccine (OPV), officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

Back to the Future: Shalala Takes Away Compensation for DPT Injured Children

Back to the Future: Shalala Takes Away Compensation for DPT Injured Children

In a calculated move designed to bolster the federal government’s claim that the DPT vaccine does not kill or injure children, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Donna Shalala and her department published final rules in the Federal Register (Vo. 60, No. 26 – Wed. Feb. 8, 1995) that effectively…

The Smallpox Vaccine Was No Silver Bullet

The Smallpox Vaccine Was No Silver Bullet

Modern beliefs and opinions about the validity of vaccine science are based on the thinking and observations of British physician Edward Jenner (1749-1823). Jenner’s experiments during the late 18th century, when he was searching for a way to prevent smallpox, gained for him widespread fame as the father of immunology. Jenner formulated his theory…

Oral Polio Vaccine Was Contaminated with Monkey Viruses

Oral Polio Vaccine Was Contaminated with Monkey Viruses

Public health officials in the United States today recommend that infants in the U.S. receive four doses of an inactivated, injectable polio vaccine (IAV) using chicken egg embryos, dog kidney cells or insect cells for production. However, between 1961 and 1999, most American children swallowed five doses of live oral polio vaccine (OPV) using monkey kidney cells for production. In 1961, the live attenuated oral polio…

Bernice Eddy Warned of Defective Salk Polio Vaccine

During the Republican primary presidential debate on September 16, 2015, CNN moderator Jake Tapper noted a U.S. Treasury Department announcement that a woman would appear on the $10 bill. He posed the following question to the 11 candidates on stage, “What woman would you like to see on the $10 bill?” In response, the candidates mentioned eight women, including civil…

The Story of Measles’ Sharp Decline

The Story of Measles’ Sharp Decline

In articles published last year in The Vaccine Reaction, “Polio Wasn’t Vanquished, It Was Redefined” and “The Salk ‘Miracle’ Myth,” I proposed that the reason the number of reported cases of polio in the United States declined so much in 1955—the year the Salk inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) was introduced—was due to the redefinition of polio by the U.S. government in 1954.

Poliovirus and Zika: What’s Past is Prologue

Poliovirus and Zika: What’s Past is Prologue

In December 2015, formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue from two newborn babies and two miscarriages in Brazil diagnosed with microcephaly were provided by the Brazilian government to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for “histopathologic evaluation and laboratory testing” for “suspected Zika infection.”1 The newborns, which had been born at 36 and 38 weeks gestation, died within 20 hours of birth.

Interview With Suzanne Humphries: Dissolving Illusions (Part II)

Interview With Suzanne Humphries: Dissolving Illusions (Part II)

Well, I have a few questions first. One is just to point out that we call it vaccinations. It might be more appropriate to call it immunizations because that’s what they’re seeking to do. But the term vaccination has come from smallpox actually, which is the name for the virus, the vaccinia…

Interview With Suzanne Humphries: Dissolving Illusions (Part I)

Interview With Suzanne Humphries: Dissolving Illusions (Part I)

Vaccines are one of the most controversial medical therapies, and it’s impossible to make an informed decision unless you know both sides of the story. In the process of knowing those both sides, the historical context is critical. Hi, this is Dr. Mercola, helping you take control of your health. To help us discover and appreciate the historical context, we have with us today Dr. Suzanne Humphries, who is a nephrologist and who has committed a large portion of her medical career to expose this history of vaccinations that you need to be aware of. Welcome and thank you for joining us today, Dr. Humphries.