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Without Vaccines, Hundreds of Children in Pakistan Have Died From a Measles Epidemic


Offbeat  (tags: world, children, health )

Marty
- 438 days ago - blogs.smithsonianmag.com
An ongoing measles epidemic in Pakistan is claiming hundreds of children's lives, reports the BBC. Doctors say that this is the worst epidemic they've seen in 20 years, with more than 70 new patients arriving daily. Some parents unknowingly wait



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Frances Darcy (217)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 10:08 am
For many measles is a bout of sickness but for some oit can be lethal.
 

KAREN G. (233)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 10:20 am
This so sad
 

Marty Powell (128)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 2:43 pm
I had it as a child and barely survived.
 

jeanne schreurs (203)
Monday June 10, 2013, 3:25 am
Myth busted: Vaccinations are not immunizations
As vaccinated disease rates go down (but not necessarily as a result of toxic vaccinations), the rate of chronic disease goes up in lock-step. Vaccines, as they are commonly given, destroy the natural immunity process and accelerate the auto-immune disease process.

Deaths from measles in 1900 were 13 per 100,000 people. In 1948: less than one. Measles vaccines introduced in 1963 but took full credit for what they never did - eliminate measles. Japanese health authorities realized that early inoculations were causing crib deaths so they postponed them until the 24th month and SIDS virtually disappeared along with whooping cough (pertussis) during the first two years of babies' lives. Instead of preventing whooping cough the DPT promotes it as well as SIDS. Reuters recently reports that according to the CDC, the number of pertussis cases is growing - in the fully vaccinated population!

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/035871_vaccination_immunization_myths.html#ixzz2VoASNWMG
 

Connie O. (42)
Monday June 10, 2013, 3:32 pm
I think it is important to get the measles vaccine....nothing to fool with.
 

Connie O. (42)
Monday June 10, 2013, 3:37 pm
From the World Health Organization:

Measles is a highly contagious, serious disease caused by a virus. In 1980, before widespread vaccination, measles caused an estimated 2.6 million deaths each year.

It remains one of the leading causes of death among young children globally, despite the availability of a safe and effective vaccine. Approximately 158 000 people died from measles in 2011 – mostly children under the age of five.

 
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