posted on Sep, 13 2010 @ 08:48 AM
Since the Health Ministry announced the World Health Organization-backed measles vaccination plan last week, authorities have been flooded with
queries and Internet bulletin boards have been plastered with worried messages. Conspiracy theories saying the vaccines are dangerous have spread by
cell phone text messages.
The public skepticism has even been covered by state-run media, which noted the lack of trust was about more than vaccines.
"Behind the public's panic over the rumors is an expression of the citizens' demands for security and a crisis in confidence," a columnist wrote
in the Chongqing Daily newspaper.
"The lack of trust toward our food and health products was not formed in one day," said the Global Times newspaper. "Repairing the damage and
building credibility will take a very long time. The public health departments need to take immediate action on all fronts."
I for one do not trust any vaccine.I have read many reports of death and disease from children recieving them.What do the fellow ATSers think on this
subject? I believe it is the parents or his/her own choice not the schools/jobs or what not to give a child or anyone for that matter any
vaccine.Everyone has their own outlook on this subject and i would like to know yours.I have been stupid in the past and gotten vaccines for work and
doctors request.I am now living with a bunch of disabling illnesses and a weak immune system.I think its all conected in one way or another.My husband
and i have already decided when we have a child that child will not get any vaccine we dont trust regardless of the state and doctors.We will fight it
tooth and nail because we have seen to many reports of Autism and mental diseases in children at very young ages and they say its connected to certain
Do Vaccines Cause Autism?:
Two theories link autism and vaccines. The first theory suggests that the MMR (Mumps-Measles-Rubella) vaccine may cause intestinal problems leading to
the development of autism. The second theory suggests that a mercury-based preservative called thimerosal, used in some vaccines, could be connected
to autism. To find out more, read Do Vaccines Cause Autism? and Is Autism on the Rise?.
Whats your take on this issue?What do you believe to be the truth about vaccines?