Sunday, June 8, 2014 9:56:35 AM
Regarding measles, note that prior to vaccination in 1980, measles killed around 2.6 million people annually, mostly children under the age of five. The fatality rate from measles today is still around 3 in 1,000 cases.
That said, from 2006-2007, after the completely bogus MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) vaccine/autism scare, the UK saw 2,000 cases. This is more cases than the previous ten years *combined*. In other words, this pseudoscientific scare mongering caused over 1,600 more cases of unnecessary suffering in the following two years, and likely around 5 additional deaths.
All thanks to Andrew Wakefield's bogus and overpublicized study, which has been found to be not only fraudulent, but Wakefield had a vested interest in making the current MMR vaccine look bad so he could promote his own vaccine instead.
If you want a bad guy to target, forget some imaginary "Globalists", Andrew Wakefield is a real cause of suffering and death worldwide.
Sunday, June 8, 2014 9:36:56 AM
@furrything: I don't know what you think a "Globalist" is, but it sounds like crazy conspiracy talk to me.
Regarding "vaccines hurting troops", I`m guessing you`re talking about Gulf War Syndrome? If so, the vaccinations have been ruled out as a cause. The actual cause appears to be exposure to a combination of organophosphate pesticides and sarin nerve gas (released during stockpile disposal).
And as far as fillings go, mercury amalgam fillings release about 1-3 micrograms of mercury per day, well within EPA/FDA safety levels. A 6 oz can of tuna, on the other hand, has around 60 micrograms of mercury. The EPA/FDA recommends not going over 9 servings of tuna per month for non-pregnant/nursing adults.
While they don`t use amalgam fillings anymore because there are better/safer options, they`re essentially safe and removing them is actually likely to release more mercury at once than leaving them in.
On the other hand, you might want to look into some of these "natural" treatments, such as ayurvedic "medicine", which is often deliberately contaminated with arsenic as a part of the treatment. Or are these wacky "Globalists" secretly behind this too?