I Heard Cries. Then, I Saw The Faces… My Vaccine Story – By Assemblyman Jamel Holley

Originally posted https://newjerseyglobe.com/legislature/opinion-i-heard-cries-then-i-saw-the-faces-my-vaccine-story/ ‘I saw the faces of the children, tightly wrapped up in warm winter clothing for long hours into the late night. Some of those children – sadly – were injured from vaccines’ This drama unfolded following weeks of vocal outrage. I received more than 3,000 emails opposing a proposed bill that would … Read more

State Republicans and Democrats Preparing Vaccination Bills for New Legislative Session

Originally posted: https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/02/state-gop-dems-readying-vaccination-bills-for-new-legislative-session/ State GOP, Dems Readying Vaccination Bills for New Legislative Session LILO H. STAINTON | FEBRUARY 20, 2020 Democratic control of Senate and Assembly could block Republican bills, but is next round of vaccination protests in the offing? Medical professionals would need to provide detailed information to patients, parents or other caregivers before … Read more

Medically complicated cases underscore problems with herd immunity approach | Letter

Originally posted https://www.app.com Medically complicated cases underscore problems with herd immunity approach | Letter to the editor Feb. 12, 2020 He would not be protected by the medical exemption because he does not qualify for the contraindications or precautions established by the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices. He would not be protected by herd immunity … Read more

Measles Scare Tactics Hurt Us All

Written By: Anne Mason Originally published on www.medium.com and then on http://www.greenmedinfo.com By the time the measles vaccine was patented in 1963 in the US, the mortality rate from measles was about 1 in 500,000.¹ This is less than your risk of death from falling off furniture.² Let’s also consider that over 600,000 people annually … Read more

ICAN White Paper – Introduction to Vaccine Safety Science & Policy in the United States

VACCINE SAFETY – Introduction to Vaccine Safety Science & Policy in the United States This white paper, published by the Informed Consent Action Network, provides an introduction to vaccine safety science and policy in the United States. The goal of http://icandecide.org/ is to put the power of scientifically researched health information in your hands and … Read more

FDA study helps provide an understanding of rising rates of whooping cough and response to vaccination

The NJCVC is sharing this important press release because it has been removed from the FDA website at the original link. FDA NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Nov. 27, 2013 Media Inquiries: FDA- Jennifer Rodriguez, 301-796-8232, jennifer.rodriguez@fda.hhs.gov NIH- Nalini Padmanabhan, 301-402-1663, padmanabhannm@niaid.nih.gov Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA,OCOD@fda.hhs.gov A new study is helping to provide a better understanding … Read more

For Meningitis B Vaccines, Climbing Revenue, and Plenty of Skepticism

From nytimes.com By SHEFALI LUTHRA | SEPT. 7, 2017 Small college outbreaks four years ago of meningitis B — an extremely rare variation of the dangerous infection — have set off a lucrative new business: persuading parents that pricey vaccines are a loving investment for their college-bound children. Today, two brand-name vaccines, both with price … Read more