Aluminum- associated with Alzheimer disease and seizures
Formaldehyde- a known cancer causing agent
Thimerosal- can result in brain injury and autoimmune disease
Flu vaccine/ h1n1
DID YOU KNOW THAT?
Studies showed that large combination shots such as MMRV increases the chance of fever.
12 month old supposed to get 7 vaccines for a regular check up
H1N1 vaccine and Pregnancy
U.S. health authorities have made pregnant women one of the highest priority groups for getting the H1N1 swine flu vaccine
Miscarriage reports from pregnant women who have taken the H1N1.
The safety of H1N1 vaccines for pregnant women has not been established
The swine flu vaccine is not safe for children under 6 months of age
CERVICAL CANCER JAB FOR GIRLS AGED 12 CAN BE GIVEN WITHOUT PARENTAL CONSENT
• HPV- sexually transmitted disease. Known as a main cause of cervical cancer.
Long-term efficacy and risk of side effects are unclear.
There have been 82 reports of adverse events associated with the vaccine.
Gardasil is typically covered by insurance, but is costlier than many other common vaccines.
'THIS CASE SHOULD NOT MAKE PARENTS FEEL ANY DIFFERENT ABOUT THE SAFETY OF THE VACCINE.’ SAYS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Family win 18 year fight over MMR damage to son: £90,000 payout is first since concerns over vaccine surfaced
WHY CHANGE IS NECESSARY
EDUCATE BEFORE YOU VACCINATE
No Vaccine is 100 % safe- possible side effects
Choose not to vaccinate if you have mild or severe illness.
Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should avoid live vaccines.
Getting fewer shots at each infant checkup and spreading the shots out over more time.
Limiting large combination shots.
Checking “titers” before giving a booster.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vaccines and Immunisations (accessed December 6, 2010). www.cdc.gov/vaccines
National Vaccine Information Center http://www.nvic.org//
Keiser Permanente. www.kp.org
Scientific Facts on Mercury http://www.greenfacts.org/en/mercury/l-2/mercury-2.htm Mail on Sunday Reporter. (2010, 08 28). Mail Online . Retrieved 12 1, 2010, from Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1307105/Anger-cervical-cancer-vaccine-girls-12.html
Mail On Sunday Reporter. (2010, 08 28). Mail Online . Retrieved 12 1, 2010, from Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1307095/Family-win-18-year-fight-MMR-damage-son-- 90-000-payout-concerns-vaccine-surfaced.html