California

California pushing measles scare story after just one in a million people contract rare disease

Sunday, April 13, 2014 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer
Tags: measles, scare story, California

eTrust Pro Certified

Most Viewed Articles
Popular on Facebook
CDC issues flu vaccine apology: this year's vaccine doesn't work!
The five biggest lies about Ebola being pushed by government and mass media
Why does the CDC own a patent on Ebola 'invention?'
Ultraviolet light robot kills Ebola in two minutes; why doesn't every hospital have one of these?
Tetanus vaccines found spiked with sterilization chemical to carry out race-based genocide against Africans
Oregon man serving prison sentence for collecting rainwater on his own property
Russia taking McDonald's to court, threatens countrywide shutdown
Global warming data FAKED by government to fit climate change fictions
The best way to help your body protect itself against Ebola (or any virus or bacteria)
Healthy 12-year-old girl dies shortly after receiving HPV vaccine
Ebola outbreak may already be uncontrollable; Monsanto invests in Ebola treatment drug company as pandemic spreads
HOAX confirmed: Michelle Obama 'GMOs for children' campaign a parody of modern agricultural politics
Ben & Jerry's switches to non-GMO, Fair Trade ice cream ingredients
W.H.O. contradicts CDC, admits Ebola can spread via coughing, sneezing and by touching contaminated surfaces
BREAKING: CDC whistleblower confesses to MMR vaccine research fraud in historic public statement
Monsanto's seed imperialism halted in Canada thanks to massive protests
Cannabis dissolves cancerous tumor in young infant, deemed a 'miracle baby' by physician
Top ten things you need to do NOW to protect yourself from an uncontrolled Ebola outbreak

Delicious
(NaturalNews) Public health officials in California are having a meltdown following confirmation that 32 children thus far have contracted measles in the Golden State this year, up from three confirmed cases this same time last year. And news reports obviously crafted to generate fear and push more people to get vaccinated are surfacing all across the internet in response, even though the current infection rate represents only about one in a million people.

The Los Angeles Times, for instance, recently ran a piece entitled "Measles cases continue to rise in California, officials warn," which claims that getting vaccinated is the best way to avoid falling victim to this non-epidemic. Nowhere in this report is it explained what percentage of the people contracting measles had previously been vaccinated, an important little factoid that is often missing from mainstream media coverage because it makes vaccines look bad.

In this case, it turns out that some of the children who contracted measles had not been vaccinated, which news outlets like KPBS are shamelessly blaming for the disease's spread. And yet, at the same time, an even higher number of the infected children had been vaccinated in accordance with the federal government's official vaccination schedule, which the same report glosses over as inconsequential.

Media blaming unvaccinated children for measles, even though science shows vaccines spread disease

Other media reports are not as coy in blaming the unvaccinated for this minor outbreak, which the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is now using as a tool of terror to push more people to get their shots. The boot-licking corporate rag TIME recently ran a feature piece tying the measles outbreak in California to four other diseases that it claims are "making a comeback thanks to anti-vaxxers."

The growing hostility toward those who choose not to vaccinate is alarming, not only because it erroneously blames individuals with a common stance on vaccines for spreading diseases that vaccinated folks should already be immune to if vaccines really work as claimed, but even more so because this prevailing viewpoint is completely anti-science.

First off, vaccines do not provide lifelong protection against disease. They never have, they never will, and anyone who claims otherwise is lying to you. This is why vaccinated individuals have to continually get "booster" shots to extend the duration of their immunity, which in and of itself is already greatly limited compared to the lifelong immunity the body would develop naturally in response to disease exposure without vaccines.

Vaccines provide limited protection against disease while putting others at risk

Vaccinated individuals, as explained by Dr. Paul G. King, Ph.D., in a paper on the whooping cough vaccine, are also more susceptible than unvaccinated individuals to contract disease, as well as to act as carriers that spread it to others. This means that the real threat during an epidemic is those who followed the government's guidelines as opposed to those who thought for themselves.

"The attenuated viruses in MMR can occasionally and to a limited extent be shed from a vaccinated individual into the environment," admits Merck & Co., manufacturer of the combination measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. "The number of vaccinated individuals that do shed the virus is quite small but it definitely does occur, and so as a consequence of that there is a small probability that unvaccinated individuals could pick up some form of shed vaccine virus."

Sources for this article include:

http://www.latimes.com

http://hometownstation.com

http://time.com

http://dr-king.com

http://www.ias.org.nz

http://science.naturalnews.com

Join over four million monthly readers. Your privacy is protected. Unsubscribe at any time.
comments powered by Disqus
Take Action: Support NaturalNews.com by linking back to this article from your website

Permalink to this article:

Embed article link: (copy HTML code below):

Reprinting this article:
Non-commercial use OK, cite NaturalNews.com with clickable link.

Follow Natural News on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Pinterest

Colloidal Silver

Advertise with NaturalNews...

Support NaturalNews Sponsors:

Advertise with NaturalNews...

GET SHOW DETAILS
+ a FREE GIFT

Sign up for the FREE Natural News Email Newsletter

Receive breaking news on GMOs, vaccines, fluoride, radiation protection, natural cures, food safety alerts and interviews with the world's top experts on natural health and more.

Join over 7 million monthly readers of NaturalNews.com, the internet's No. 1 natural health news site. (Source: Alexa.com)

Your email address *

Please enter the code you see above*

No Thanks

Already have it and love it!

Natural News supports and helps fund these organizations:

* Required. Once you click submit, we will send you an email asking you to confirm your free registration. Your privacy is assured and your information is kept confidential. You may unsubscribe at anytime.