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Discovery Charter School is taking action to stem a chickenpox outbreak, triggered by children who have not been vaccinated for the contagious disease. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and an Indiana law require children to be excluded from school if they haven’t been vaccinated and there’s an outbreak of the disease. Initial reports Thursday said six children at the school have chickenpox and about 40 students were excluded from school because they hadn’t been vaccinated.
It's different to see an issue raising a legitimate social question come by way of RSOE, but sure enough...I'd say this clearly shows how Indiana handles it.
"If your child has not had chickenpox, or has not had two doses of chickenpox vaccine, he/she will be excluded from school and from school-related extracurricular activities beginning Sept. 25 until 21 days after the last case is diagnosed. Children who get vaccinated and bring proof of vaccination to school will be readmitted immediately."
I think of the chickenpox as a child's right of passage of sorts. Getting the chickenpox when your young is much less worst and builds antibodies, plus Chances are, you'll never get again.
About 1 in 10 children who first have chickenpox symptoms will have a complication serious enough to require a visit to a healthcare provider. Most complications are caused by an infection from bacteria. These bacteria can cause problems such as:
Skin or soft tissue infections
Pneumonia (usually more severe in adults and in children over 13 years old)
Bone infections (osteomyelitis)
Joint infections (septic arthritis)
Toxic shock syndrome.
Other serious complications directly related to the chickenpox virus can include:
Infection of the brain (encephalitis)
Very rarely, a second case of chickenpox does occur. Blood tests can confirm immunity to chickenpox in people who are unsure if they have had the disease.
I want to tell you about a fact that is known by the CDC, etc. That is called vaccine shedding. (13, 14) This is the transmission of the virus from a vaccinated person to an unvaccinated person. The CDC is referencing "live influenza viruses." Here is the excerpt: Because LAIV (live, attenuated influenza vaccine) contains live influenza viruses, a potential exists for transmission of these viruses from vaccinees to other persons. Vaccinated immunocompetent children can shed vaccine viruses for
Fifteen kids. Reason seems to have prevailed.
Anyhow, it seems kind of silly to send 40 kids home for what has been a common childhood illness for generations now.
"There is a small percentage of children who still need to be immunized, about 15 students," she said about noon Thursday after the vaccination clinic closed.
Meanwhile, Martinez said the remaining 15 students cited religious objections to the vaccinations. He said he is working with teachers to put together a package replicating the lessons, sending it home to the students until they can return to the classroom.
Nor does it take away that chicken pox can lead to serious complications, including death.
It does not take away that chicken pox has been a common childhood illness for aeons.
VACCINATION: A SAFETY WARNING
The conclusions which follow the study of relevant medical and immunological literature dealing with vaccines and the adjuvants used in vaccines is that the absolute safety of these substances can never be guaranteed. According to Gupta et al. (1993), the toxicity of adjuvants can be ascribed in part to the unintended stimulation of various mechanisms of the immune response. That’s why the safety and adjuvancy must be balanced to get the maximum immune stimulation with minimum side effects.
My conclusion is that such balance is impossible to achieve, even if we fully understood the immune system and the full spectrum of deleterious effects of foreign antigens and other toxic substances such as vaccine and drug adjuvants and medications on the immune system of humans, and particularly on the immature immune system of babies and small children. Injecting any foreign substance straight into the bloodstream will only cause anaphylactic (sensitisation) reactions. Nature, over thousands and thousands of years, has developed effective immune responses; yet man, without respect for nature, demonstrably causes more harm than good.
Vaccination procedures are a highly politically motivated non-science, whose practitioners are only interested in injecting multitudes of vaccines without much interest or care as to their effects. Data collection on reactions to vaccines is only paid lip service, and the obvious ineffectiveness of vaccines to prevent diseases is glossed over.
The fact that natural infectious diseases have beneficial effect on the maturation and development of the immune system is ignored or deliberately suppressed.
Consequently, parents of small children and any potential recipients of vaccines and any orthodox medications should be wary of any member of the medical establishment (which is little more than a highly politicised business system) extolling the non-existent virtues of vaccination. Even though Australian law requires doctors to warn patients about all side-effects of all medications and procedures of a material nature, whether the patient asks or not, doctors as a rule do not uphold this important law.