FluMist “Reformulated” But Still Mostly the Same Old Vaccine

FluMist “Reformulated” But Still Mostly the Same Old Vaccine

On June 22, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended against using the FluMist live virus nasal spray influenza vaccine, manufactured by AstraZeneca plc subsidiary MedImmune, LLC. The recommendation was based on the determination that FluMist was only three percent effective in protecting children two to 17 years […]

Big Gaps in Toxicity Testing for Vaccine Safety

Big Gaps in Toxicity Testing for Vaccine Safety

The phrase “vaccines are safe and effective” suggests that the use of small amounts of toxic ingredients in vaccines such as aluminum, mercury, formaldehyde, polysorbate 80, and other substances have been tested for safety and proven to be safe when injected, ingested or otherwise introduced into the human body.

New Human Fetal Cell Line Available for Vaccine Production

New Human Fetal Cell Line Available for Vaccine Production

Since the 1960s, a number of vaccines have been manufactured using “human-diploid fibroblast cell cultures”—cells from tissue of aborted human fetuses.1 2 3 4 5 They include the following 11 vaccines listed on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Vaccine Excipient & Media Summary table: Adenovirus; DTaP-IPV/Hib (Pentacel); DTaP-IPV (Quadracel); Hep A…

Group to Study Effect of Aluminum in Vaccines

Group to Study Effect of Aluminum in Vaccines

An independent working committee called Factcare has been established in Denmark to begin a campaign to raise money to study the effect of aluminum in vaccines and to “restart the debate about vaccines”—specifically as it relates to the use of aluminum as an adjuvant in vaccines. As Factcare’s website states: “It is all about aluminium. It is about the fact that aluminium might be poisonous to the body. It is about the fact that it is not obligatory.”

Aluminum in Antiperspirants Linked to Cancer and to Brain Damage from Vaccines

Aluminum in Antiperspirants Linked to Cancer and to Brain Damage from Vaccines

In the 1990s, there was information published linking the use of antiperspirants, underarm shaving and an increased risk of breast cancer. The safety concerns were particularly focused on the use of aluminum-based compounds as the active ingredient in antiperspirants.

Ingredients in DTaP-IPV Vaccine Kinrix

Ingredients in DTaP-IPV Vaccine Kinrix

Vaccine ingredients, their side effects and impact on human health have been a topic of debate and discussion for many years. While there has been a lot of publicity about the potential adverse effects of individual ingredients in vaccines, such as mercury and aluminum, it is also important…

Armyworms Used to Make Flublok Influenza Vaccine

Armyworms Used to Make Flublok Influenza Vaccine

There are three different influenza vaccine production technologies approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the United States: the egg-based flu vaccine, the cell-based flu vaccine and the most recent recombinant flu vaccine. In January 2013, the FDA approved…

Gelatin in Vaccines Can Cause Allergic Reactions

Gelatin in Vaccines Can Cause Allergic Reactions

The substance known as “gelatin” is a protein usually obtained from cows or pigs and produced by the partial hydrolysis of collagen extracted by boiling animal parts such as cartilage, tendons, skin, bones and ligaments in water. It acts a stabilizer, thickener and texturizer in food products such as yogurt, cream cheese, ice cream, marshmallows, etc.

Australian Biotech Firm Develops New Sugar-Based Adjuvants

Australian Biotech Firm Develops New Sugar-Based Adjuvants

Vaxine Pty Ltd., a biotechnology company based in Adelaide, Australia, has developed new adjuvants to be used in vaccines. The firm has received funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop polysaccharide adjuvants—carbohydrates whose molecules consist of sugar molecules bonded together.

Are Aluminum Adjuvants Plus Gardasil a Uniquely Damaging Neuroinflammatory Cocktail?

Are Aluminum Adjuvants Plus Gardasil a Uniquely Damaging Neuroinflammatory Cocktail?

Health authorities and the media relentlessly repeat the mantra that vaccines are unequivocally safe, and many uninformed consumers cling to this mantra like a lifeboat. More often than not, however, consumers know little or nothing about the vaccine safety testing process and assume that vaccine manufacturers and regulatory institutions have exercised due diligence in…

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