Vaccine Awareness Week 2019
The non-profit National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) provides the public with independent, well-referenced information on vaccines and advocates for vaccine safety and informed consent protections in the public health system. This educational charity’s mission since 1982 has been to prevent vaccine injuries and deaths through public education and to secure and defend your legal right to exercise voluntary, informed consent to vaccination. Please watch this three minute video about NVIC.
Video courtesy of Mercola.com.
In the video interview below, NVIC's Barbara Loe Fisher and holistic health advocate, Dr. Joe Mercola discuss measles outbreaks and how the ever-intensifying pressure by the forced vaccination lobby in 2019 to eliminate vaccine exemptions throughout the United States is affecting the public conversation about vaccination and informed consent rights.
by Barbara Loe Fisher, Co-Founder & President, NVIC
"How well do you know the lucrative global vaccine market and how private physicians are being enlisted by government to abandon the precautionary and informed consent principles so they can become agents of the state and enforce one-size-fits-all vaccine laws?
In this eye-opening illustrated video and referenced written commentary, NVIC co-founder and president Barbara Loe Fisher provides analysis and perspective about why the medical exemption to vaccination has become a political football and is disappearing from state public health laws. She describes the lucrative global vaccine market and how private physicians are being enlisted by government to abandon the precautionary and informed consent principles so they can become agents of the state and enforce one-size-fits-all vaccine laws. She reviews the history of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and efforts by the forced vaccination lobby to turn ACIP vaccine use recommendations into state vaccine laws that legally prohibit doctors from exercising professional judgment and conscience when granting a child a medical vaccine exemption."
by Barbara Loe Fisher, National Vaccine Information Center
Every July 4 since our nation declared independence in 1776, Americans have celebrated this truth:
“…that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” 1
The Declaration of Independence rejected unjust laws imposed by a privileged ruling class. The guiding principles of the Declaration of Independence were codified into the Bill of Rights to limit the power of government and protect our unalienable natural rights.
The First Amendment of the Constitution states that:
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” 2
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by Barbara Loe Fisher, National Vaccine Information Center
This year, the fear mongering about measles has reached epidemic proportions in America. A day doesn’t go by without media outlets publishing angry articles and editorials spewing hatred toward a tiny minority of parents with unvaccinated children, who are being blamed for measles outbreaks. 1 2 3 The remedy is always a call to track down, persecute and punish any parent whose child is not vaccinated. 4 5 6
Some state and federal lawmakers are reacting to the relentless fear mongering by proposing to severely restrict the medical vaccine exemption and eliminate all religious and conscientious belief exemptions in state vaccine laws. 7 8 9 10 These exemptions, which help prevent vaccine injuries and deaths, also protect parental rights, civil liberties and the ethical principle of informed consent to medical risk taking. 11
"Pediatricians’ offices have become ugly battlegrounds. Intelligent, well-informed and loving parents asking legitimate questions about vaccination are being belittled and treated with disrespect and contempt by too many pediatricians robotically implementing the CDC’s inflexible vaccine schedule in clear violation of the informed consent principle."
-Barbara Loe Fisher-
The following is a video referenced commentary by Barbara Loe Fisher,
Co-Founder & President, National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC)
Originally posted 11/5/18 at www.nvic.org.
I remember when I took my first-born baby to the pediatrician for his first checkup 40 years ago. Like most young Moms, I looked up to my pediatrician and completely trusted him. I did everything he told me to do, never questioning his expertise or doubting him, believing that he would never recommend or do anything that would put my baby in harm’s way.
Much has changed since 1978. Back then infants and children were getting half as many vaccines as they do today.1 Parents had no information at all about vaccine risks and failures. We just followed the doctor’s orders.
Today, the subject of vaccination is the most often discussed health topic in America. Not a day goes by without mothers and fathers being reminded that the health of the nation depends upon making sure their children get every one of the 69 doses of 16 CDC recommended vaccines exactly on schedule. 2 3 4
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A young mother recently told me how her infant son slept through the night following his vaccines, not even waking up for his feeding. Her pediatrician assured her the next morning that it was "normal." As you will learn in the video below, "excessive sleepiness" is a vaccine reaction to watch for. Knowing how to recognize a vaccine reaction, and asking yourself these 8 questions before you vaccinate, could save your child from long-term vaccine injury and even death. Please share this important information with those who choose to vaccinate.
by Barbara Loe Fisher, Co-Founder & President, National Vaccine Information Center
Originally posted August 27, 2018 on the NVIC website.
Do you know how to recognize a vaccine reaction?
Like with prescription drugs and other pharmaceutical products, reactions to vaccines can be mild or severe. There can be complete recovery or long lasting health problems after vaccine reactions. Rarely, vaccine reactions can be fatal. 1 2
If you are making a decision about vaccination for yourself or your child, it is important to first become fully informed about each vaccine’s reported side effects, precautions and contraindications, which means reasons for why a person may be at risk for having a serious reaction. 3 4
It is especially important for parents to become informed about vaccine complications and how to recognize the symptoms of a vaccine reaction. 5
"You have a situation in America where you've got forced vaccination; you've got no, almost no medical exemptions; a threat to the other exemptions -- religious and conscience -- that we've been holding the line on so far; and you've got no liability on the part of anybody involved in the vaccination process. So when somebody gets hurt, they're on their own because two out of three people are turned away from the federal vaccine injury compensation program, why...because the DHHS and justice do not want to admit how many people are being harmed by vaccines. They consider every award in that compensation program to be an admission that vaccines can do that...We're nearing four billion dollars of compensation, but that's only a tip of the iceberg because they turn most people away...They turn two thirds away...and almost no child is being compensated. They're compensating adults who are injured by the flu vaccine but they don't want to admit that children are being hurt."
Barbara Loe Fisher
President & Co-Founder, NVIC
This week from November 5-11, 2017 Mercola.com and the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) are co-sponsoring the Eighth Annual Vaccine Awareness Week (VAW), a week dedicated to raising awareness about vaccines and informed consent rights. With all the uncertainty surrounding the risks and failures of vaccines, it's critical to protect your legal right to make independent health choices and exercise voluntary informed consent to vaccination. It is urgent that everyone stand up and fight to protect flexible medical, religious and conscientious belief vaccine exemptions and expand informed consent protections in state public health and employment laws.
Watch the video below to hear NVIC's Barbara Loe Fisher and Dr. Joe Mercola discuss what is at stake in America's Vaccine Culture War.
Read interview transcript here.
Chances are that if your doctor prescribes a drug for you or your child, you'll want to know what's in the drug and what the possible side effects are; so you'll ask questions and read the information that accompanies the prescription before using it. For some reason, people tend to be less cautious when it comes to vaccines; and they shouldn't be. Some might read the VIS (Vaccine Information Statement) but very few patients and, for that matter, very few doctors, read the full Manufacturer's Vaccine Package Inserts that include vaccine ingredients, contraindications, warnings, adverse effects, etc.
The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) has created a unique tool - the Vaccine Ingredients Calculator, aka VaxCalc, to help you discover the ingredients in the vaccines that your doctor recommends, along with important information about those ingredients.
"The purpose of this tool is to enable the public to make informed vaccination decisions for themselves and their children. VaxCalc computes ingredient exposures for multiple vaccinations to be received at a single office visit, covering 64 ingredients contained in the vaccines recommended by the CDC in it's vaccination schedule."
Click here to learn more about VaxCalc, create a free account so you can utilize the calculator; and please share this valuable new tool with others!
When I started researching vaccines in the late '80s, there was no internet; so information was not as easy to come by as it is today; however there were credible resources available for those who questioned vaccine safety, which I did; and by the early '90s, I managed to compile a fairly comprehensive bibliography. Things have changed dramatically in the past 30 years and now there is a plethora of information in a variety of formats. "The Truth About Vaccines," "Vaccines Revealed" and "VAXXED: From Cover-up to Catastrophe" are excellent for anyone new or not so new to this issue. There are also several very well done "older" documentaries, featured on the "Resources" page of this website.
Events, like the recent Revolution for Truth Rally, and conferences like Autism One and IPAK, provide opportunities for concerned parents, physicians, scientists, attorneys and vaccine truth advocates to share information and promote awareness. In my April 3rd post I shared Del Bigtree's Revolution for Truth speech. Below are four more speeches from that event. Click here for additional speakers. I encourage you to listen, learn and share.
Zara Antoinette Shiel
July 26, 2013 - November 19, 2014
"Today marks the two year anniversary of Zara's sudden and unexpected passing. Zara was a gift and while her physical presence was a much too short 15 months, her memory and life mission will last forever. Zara will always be remembered for her sweet smile and joyful nature among so many other wonderful things.
Interesting that this is also vaccine awareness week. Did you know that pediatricians are not considered experts when your child dies and you go through the vaccine court? Do your own research, ask for the package inserts. Read the ingredients, the side effects. Ask many questions. Ask who's liable if your child is injured or dies. The answer is no one.
The saddest part is that these babies are dying and their deaths are not being labeled appropriately. Often you see "SIDS", "SUIDS", "Undetermined", etc. Vaccines are not listed as cause of death. If it were so, we would have a more realistic number of how dangerous these vaccines can be.
I did my research before I had kids, I read some of the stories but I thought it was rare and thought if I just spaced them out and limited the amount of vaccines my kids would get in each visit, they would be fine. It turned out not to be rare for us and it wasn't fine. I can't believe Zara's story will be added to the many other babies who have died for the "greater good". I could go on and on and when the time is right, I will. But for today, remember Zara and honor her beautiful life by doing your own research on vaccinations to protect your own children. Here is a great place to start: NVIC.ORG."
Click here to read more about Zara's Story.