Toddler in China Dies Day After Rabies Vaccination

Toddler in China Dies Day After Rabies Vaccination

A three-year-old girl in China died last month shortly after receiving a rabies vaccine. According to a report from the South China Morning Post, the child was taken by her father to a hospital the city of Lianyungang after being scratched on the finger by a pet dog. She was vaccinated about 23 hours later.1 […]

Unintended Consequences: Dirty Genes in Vaccines

Unintended Consequences: Dirty Genes in Vaccines

What happens when our government regulatory agencies tasked with protecting the public’s health fails to disclose the risks known by the industry? In the case of viruses and DNA in vaccines, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has internally noted1 that “small amounts of residual cell substrate DNA unavoidably occur in all viral vaccines […]

Hundreds of Children in Pakistan Hospitalized After Getting Oral Polio Vaccine

Hundreds of Children in Pakistan Hospitalized After Getting Oral Polio Vaccine

Hundreds of children in Peshawar, Pakistan were taken to hospitals suffering from nausea and vomiting after receiving the live attenuated oral polio vaccine (OPV) on Apr. 22, 2019. The vaccinations were part of a nationwide anti-polio campaign. The incident sparked an attack against a local health facility in Peshawar by angry parents. It also led […]

Effectiveness of Measles Vaccine Questioned in South Sudan

Effectiveness of Measles Vaccine Questioned in South Sudan

Story Highlights Children who have received MMR vaccinations are contracting measles, and parents and health care workers in South Sudan have raised questions regarding the effectiveness of the measles vaccine since vaccinated children are contracting the disease. Severe acute malnourishment (SAM) is common among children in war-torn South Sudan, which compromises their immune systems. Although […]

Do Vaccines Often Cause Serious Side Effects?

Do Vaccines Often Cause Serious Side Effects?

A new poll by the European Commission’s (EC) Special Eurobarometer on Vaccines found that 48 percent of European surveyed believe that vaccines often produce serious side effects, compared with 41 percent who don’t. The face-to-face poll of 27,524 respondents was conducted by European market research firm Kantar between Mar. 15 and Mar. 29, 2019 at […]

Philippines to Charge Sanofi, Public Health Officials for Dengue Vaccine Deaths

Philippines to Charge Sanofi, Public Health Officials for Dengue Vaccine Deaths

On Mar. 1, 2019, the Department of Justice (DOJ) in the Philippines announced that it had found probable cause to charge six officials from French vaccine manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur, 10 Philippine health officials and officials of the country’s Food and Drug Administration and its Research Institute for Tropical Medicine with reckless impudence for causing the […]

Babies Die in India After Getting “5-in-1” Vaccine

Babies Die in India After Getting “5-in-1” Vaccine

Two babies, aged six and eight weeks, died on Mar. 7, 2019 within 24 hours of receiving a “5-in-1” pentavalent vaccination at a primary health care center in Hyderabad, India. Another 32 children who received the vaccine came down with fever and at least four of them were reported to be in serious condition. All […]

Mumps-like Parotitis Strikes Crew of U.S. Navy Ship

Mumps-like Parotitis Strikes Crew of U.S. Navy Ship

The U.S. Navy’s amphibious warship the U.S.S. Fort McHenry (LSD-43) has been quarantined at sea for more than two months due to an outbreak of a mumps-like disease known as parotitis among its crew.1 CNN has reported that 25 sailors and Marines aboard the ship have been diagnosed with parotitis, which is characterized by inflammation […]

Equine Flu Shuts Down British Racing World

Equine Flu Shuts Down British Racing World

Story Highlights When three fully vaccinated horses tested positive for equine flu earlier in February, the British racing world was shut down for a week. After canceling all racing for six days and testing thousands of horses at hundreds of horse stables in England and Ireland, three more cases were identified at the original yard […]

Infant in Nepal Dies Hours After Getting DPT Vaccine

Infant in Nepal Dies Hours After Getting DPT Vaccine

Six-month-old Binod Ale Magar died on Feb. 3, 2019 within hours after receiving the DPT (diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus) vaccine at a health care station in the Kailali district of Nepal.1 The baby’s uncle said the child was in normal health when he was administered the vaccination around noon. “The child was crying after the vaccination. We […]

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