What are you trying to present here. What's the other side of the story?
The addive has been removed and is no longer in use, why? Because it's unsafe! And the FDA knew it long before it took any action if any.
How safe is ethylmercury?
Now you explain me the reason why the kids should be injected with toxic chemicals, no matter how small the ammount, it is still a toxic chemical.
1: J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1980 Feb;43(2):143-9.
Accidental ethyl mercury poisoning with nervous system, skeletal muscle, and myocardium injury.
Cinca I, Dumitrescu I, Onaca P, Serbanescu A, Nestorescu B.
Four case reports are presented of patients who ate the meat of a hog inadvertently fed seed treated with fungicides containing ethyl mercury
chloride. The clinical, electrophysiological, and toxicological, and in two of the patients the pathological data, showed that this organic mercury
compound has a very high toxicity not only for the brain, but also for the spinal motoneurones, peripheral nerves, skeletal muscles, and
Bush Admin. Withdraws Motion to Seal Thimerosal Documents in Current Cases
Advocacy Groups Question Whether Future Cases Will Be Subject to the Secrecy Order
Washington, DC— The US Department of Justice agreed to withdraw its motion to
the US Court of Federal Claims Office of Special Master to seal all documents related to
present thimerosal-autism claims.
Congressman Calls for Criminal Penalties at Vaccine Mercury Hearings
By Valeria Williams / WFAA-TV
A United States congressman is calling for criminal penalties for any government agency that knew about the dangers of Thimerosal in vaccines, and did
nothing to protect American children.
WFFA research showed that the FDA began asking questions about the dangers of Thimerosal back in 1972.
By 1992, the preservative had been pulled out of dog vaccines and contact lens solutions because of the risks.
However, it remained in vaccines for children until last year.
Government health officials squirmed uncomfortably in their seats June 20 as more evidence emerged suggesting that they misled the public.
"You mean to tell me that since 1929, we've been using Thimerosal," Congressman Dan Burton (R-Indiana) said to the officials, "and the only test
that you know of is from 1929, and every one of those people had mennigitis, and they all died?"
For nearly an hour, Burton repeatedly asked FDA and CDC officials what they knew and when they knew it. And when memories seemed to be a bit fuzzy,
the congressman produced old memos as a refresher.
One memo, from 1999, states that the FDA had an "interim plan ... already in place for many years" to get rid of Thimerosal.
The same e-mail also addresses the FDA's fear that it will be accused by the public of being "asleep at the switch for decades, by allowing a
dangerous compound to remain in childhood vaccines".
Burton has proposed bringing criminal charges if it's proven the government agencies were involved in a cover-up.
"Look, I don't think it makes any difference whether it's a private company or a government agency," Burton said. "If they know they're harming
somebody and they continue to let it happen, then they should be held accountable."
Burton asked the question several times June 20, but never got a direct answer.
"So what you do is keep making the case, and keep trying to get the message out to a broader and broader audience so that people start saying
'Why?'," Burton said. "When enough people say 'Why?', change starts to take place."
WFFA News June 20, 2002
Submitted By Dawn Richardson
From the November 2002 Idaho Observer:
FDA can't answer questions about thimerosal
Although the toxicity of mercury is common knowledge, the FDA has drug its bureaucratic feet over the last several years as scientists and
legislators have attempted to ban its use in vaccines and other drugs.
The following was transcribed from a newsclip that featured Rep. Dan Burton (R-Indiana) at a Congressional hearing June 20, 2002.
Last month a news ___ (?) investigation disclosed allegations that some government officials may have suppressed documentation about these risks.
What parents like Christy Earp (sp?) would like to ask this panel of government officials is, Why in 80 years, they have never ordered one clinical
test on the effects of thimerosal in vaccines.
Congressman Burton asked the question several times today, but never got a direct answer. After the hearing, we tried --
[Female voice (Valerie?)]: “Dr. Eagan (sp?), I'm curious. Why were studies never done on thimerosal?”
[Garbled response - female voice - possibly saying “the press”]
“Dr. Eagan ... Dr. Eagan. Can you please tell us why studies were never done?”
[Valerie]: Now, researchers say since the 1990s, autism rates in children have surpassed epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and mental retardation in this
country. However, an FDA official today again insisted that he saw no problems with thimerosal in vaccines. Well, that's become kind of a two-edged
sword because they have no studies to back that assertion up.
Note: On page 10 we learn that thimerosal, which was supposedly removed from vaccines last year, is in flu vaccines that will be administered to
millions of Americans, babies and children included, this season.
CDC Scandal Emerges—Study Attempts Cover Up of Autism-Mercury Link
Congressman Dave Weldon, M.D., Asks CDC for Investigation
ORIGINAL CDC STUDY FOUND “INCREASING RISKS OF NEUROLOGIC DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS WITH INCREASING CUMULATIVE EXPOSURE TO THIMEROSAL...” NOW, THIRD
REVISION OF SAME STUDY FINDS NO LINK
Washington, DC—A CDC study looking at Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD) data, published today in Pediatrics, is believed to contain fraudulent scientific
data. The study reports no statistically-significant link between autism, ADHD, and developmental delays and the mercury-based vaccine preservative
Thimerosal. All of these disorders were found in the CDC’s original investigation and have been removed.
Today’s Washington Times reports that U.S. Congressman Dave Weldon (R-FL), a physician, said in a letter to Dr. Julie Gerberding, Director of the CDC,
“I have reviewed the article and have serious reservations about the four-year evolution and conclusions of this study.” And, “I found a disturbing
pattern which merits a thorough, open, timely, and independent review by researchers outside of the CDC, HHS, the vaccine industry, and others with
a conflict of interest in vaccine related issues.”
Dr. Tom Verstraeten, the lead investigator in the original study and author of the current article, is employed by vaccine-manufacturer giant
GlaxoSmithKline, although the current article fails to disclose the clear conflict of interest.
The original February 2000 version of the VSD study, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), found that exposure to just three
mercury-containing vaccines within the first three months of life could make children nearly two and one half times more likely to develop autism than
children not exposed. The symptoms of autism mimic those of mercury poisoning.
A CDC meeting was held in June 2000 to discuss the original study’s findings. Transcripts, also obtained through FOIA, reveal CDC researchers and
others conspiring to deliberately deceive the American people by minimizing the ill-affects of thimerosal.
Dr. Robert Brent, of Thomas Jefferson University and the Dupont Hospital for Children said, “…we are in a bad position from the standpoint of
defending any lawsuits if they were initiated and I am concerned.”
Dr. Tom Verstraeten said, “...we have found statistically significant relationships between the exposures and outcomes for these different exposures
and outcomes...” Also, “But one thing that is for sure, there is certainly an under-ascertainment of all of these because some of the children are
just not old enough to be diagnosed.”
Bill Weil, M.D., representing the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), said, “You can play with this all you want.” [The numbers] are linear. They
are statistically significant.”
When discussing data manipulation, Dr. Philip Rhodes, a statistician at the CDC and co-author of both studies said, “So you can push, I can pull. But
there has been substantial movement from this very highly significant result down to a fairly marginal result.”
Dr. Mark Geier and MedCon, Inc. President, David Geier, are independent researchers, who at the behest of the U.S. Congress have analyzed the VSD
data. They found an overwhelming epidemiological confirmation of a direct link between thimerosal and autism. In fact, the researchers found that the
risk is comparable to smoking and lung cancer. Their study will be published in December in the peer-reviewed journal, Expert Review of Vaccines.
A study published this summer in a peer-reviewed journal by Dr. Jeff Bradstreet found mercury concentrations were significantly higher in children
with autism vs. normal controls.
Another recent study published by independent researchers analyzed the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS,) a cooperative program of the
CDC and FDA. This study found children were six times more likely to have autism after thimerosal-containing vaccines than children not exposed.
A July 2003 UPI Report found, after a four-month investigation, a web of close ties between the agency and the companies that make vaccines.
For copies of studies, data manipulation analysis, and CDC Meeting transcripts, visit www.momsonamissionforautism.org
CDC vaccines study slammed as cover-up
"We went to Atlanta," he continues, "to the CDC, and looked at the VSD data. There is thimerosal-containing DTaP [diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis
vaccine] and thimerosal-free DTaP, so we asked a question: Among children that got a minimum of either three consecutive thimerosal-containing DTaPs
or three consecutive thimerosal-free DTaPs, was there a difference in the number of autism cases in the two groups? We found mega differences. More
than 20 times higher. The rate of autism in the children that got more than three doses of thimerosal-containing DTaP vaccines was much, much higher.
Almost all the children that have autism in that group were the ones that got the thimerosal-containing DTaP vaccine. The more thimerosal the greater
the cases of autism."
Mark Geier says, "Believe us, there is no scientific issue here. This is fraud. The CDC and the FDA [Food and Drug Administration] know what is
happening. They just can't admit it because it is one of the worst things ever to have happened to this United States. If a terrorist had done this,
we wouldn't attack them, we'd nuke them. We're talking about one in eight children in the U.S. that currently are in special education, and that
number is going to change to about one in five. What percentage of our young population can we destroy before we realize how serious this is?"
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