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Old 02 June 2013, 10:03 AM
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Lawyers should be struck off for defending bad people?
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Old 02 June 2013, 11:12 AM
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Graham said "lawyers who paid" Wakefield. I don't know whom he means by that, but surely lawyer didn't pay Wakefield for the privilege of defending him.
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Old 02 June 2013, 12:34 PM
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Ah, that could be a key word.
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Old 02 June 2013, 05:42 PM
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In the original case, Wakefield was faking his results as part of a lawsuit against vaccine manufactures. I assume that Graham was referring to the lawyers that were part of that lawsuit.
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I remember when the pertussis part of the DTP vaccine was suspected; people started requesting vaccines without the pertussis component. Result? Lots of babies got whooping cough, which is a horrible disease.
I remember a local news report about how dangerous the pertussis part of that vaccine was. This was 30 years ago. IIRC, neither the station or the reporter admitted to any mistakes on their part. It was a kids get seizures soon after this shot=must be the shot!
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Old 25 July 2013, 09:24 PM
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The pertussis vaccine has changed over the years. It used to have more side effects. Now it is slightly less effective but fewer people get sick when they get the shot.
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Old 27 September 2013, 04:39 PM
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Icon05 Immunization and autism question

I was just thinking about this and wondered if any studies have been done showing the autism rates of children who were never immunized. Is there anything out there? And how do the anti-immunizers explain it when kids get autism anyway?
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Old 27 September 2013, 07:06 PM
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Is there anything out there?
Of course there is
http://www.mamamia.com.au/news/vacci...-immunisation/
See the first myth for links.

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And how do the anti-immunizers explain it when kids get autism anyway?
They already ignore the facts, what's one more thing to ignore?
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Old 27 September 2013, 07:43 PM
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I would guess that they blame the autism on something else like mercury in fish or fluorinated water.
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Old 27 September 2013, 07:49 PM
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Or, they acknowledge that a certain amount of autism cases will occur in any population, and believe that immunizations are responsible for an increased rate of autism.

Now I need a brain shower. . .
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Old 28 September 2013, 06:28 AM
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I've heard some claim that if it's not mercury, than it must be something else in vaccines causing autism.
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Old 28 September 2013, 12:28 PM
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Except that no study has shown that autism is correlated with vaccination. Period.

The real cause, however...



See:

http://boingboing.net/2013/01/01/cor...utism-dia.html
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