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Doctor Recommends Avoiding Flu Shot, Taking Vitamin D Instead
« on: November 19, 2008, 03:36:15 PM »
There is also a lack of evidence that young children benefit from flu shots. A systematic review of 51 studies involving 260,000 children age 6 to 23 months found no evidence that the flu vaccine is any more effective than a placebo (Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2006;1:CD004879).

A randomized trial found that the incidence of influenza in infants whose mothers had a flu shot during their pregnancy was 4%. The incidence of flu in infants whose mothers did not have a flu shot was 10%. (NEJM 2008;359:) In the study, flu shots reduced the relative risk of influenza illness in infants by a seemingly impressive 63%, yet only 6 out of 100 infants actually benefited from the shot. The other 94 received no benefit – 4 got influenza anyway – and all are at risk from being harmed by the vaccine, particularly from the mercury, aluminum, and formaldehyde in it. - Donald Miller, MD

Flu shots contain a number of substances which may have adverse effects on health, especially for children:

Mercury: Two-thirds of the vaccines made for the 2008–09 flu season contain full-dose thimerosal, an organomercury compound, 49% mercury by weight. It is used to disinfect the vaccine. Each of these flu shots contain 25 micrograms of mercury, a mercury content of 50,000 part per billion, 250 times more than the Environmental Protection Agency’s safety limit. Mercury is a neurotoxin, with a toxicity level 1,000 times that of lead.
Formaldehyde, a known cancer-causing agent is used to inactivate the virus.
Aluminum, added to promote an antibody response,is a neurotoxin that may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease.
Other additives in the flu vaccine include:
Triton X-100 (a detergent)
Polysorbate 80
carbolic acid
ethylene glycol (antifreeze)
various antibiotics such as neomycin, streptomycin, and gentamicin that can cause allergic reactions


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