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Aussies warned of ‘vaccine fatwa’

Indonesia’s immunisation campaign is in crisis. In August, its Muslim leadership officially forbade the use of the measles and rubella vaccine. Its followers have taken the ruling to heart — with a dramatic drop in vaccinations. The religious proclamation — a fatwa — is not legally recognised or enforceable. But the Indonesian Ulama Council’s followers… Read More »

The Pertussis Vaccine Blame Game

By Barbara Loe Fisher It is a primitive bacterial vaccine licensed in 1914.1 It has not been given to babies in America for 20 years. It is the vaccine that had brain damaged so many children and caused so many vaccine injury lawsuits2 that Big Pharma used it to blackmail Congress into giving vaccine manufacturers… Read More »

China sacks six senior officials at food and drug regulator over vaccine scandal

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China said on Saturday it has sacked six senior officials at its food and drug regulator after a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd revealed failings at the government body including inadequate supervision. In a posting on its website, the State Administration for Market Regulation said that among officials… Read More »

Chinese vaccine maker made 500,000 substandard baby vaccines: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A Chinese drug company produced nearly 500,000 substandard vaccines for babies, roughly double an earlier estimate by authorities investigating a safety scandal, state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday. China’s drug regulator in July accused Changsheng Bio-technology Co Ltd of selling 252,600 doses of ineffective DPT vaccines to inoculate children against diphtheria,… Read More »