Preface By Christopher Wyatt | TLB staff writer/documentary producer
The other day I prefaced an article from wired.com about the mumps outbreak at Harvard University. This so called “news” made all sorts of excuses for the MMR / mumps vaccine and ignored the fact that much larger outbreaks are happening on other college and university campuses across the United States. I am of firm belief that the wired.com and Sarah Zhang were twisting the truth to promote the MMR vaccine via deliberate misinformation about the mumps outbreak.
Thankfully not everyone is swallowing what is being said about the current mumps outbreak at Harvard. The following article is a really great breakdown of why what is being said about the mumps outbreak is disinformation and it affirms my belief that natural immunity is really the only immunity to be had to mumps, measles, or any other childhood illness. I just wish this rebuttal had mentioned that mumps has been proven to significantly reduce incidences of ovarian cancer. (CW)
Mumps outbreak among vaccinated Harvard students? How can that be?
An outbreak of mumps has hit Harvard University, Boston University, Tufts University, Sacred Heart University and the University of Dayton, and health officials are scrambling to contain the outbreak while the medical-industrial complex has gone into full damage-control mode to explain away the fact that all the people were vaccinated yet contracted the disease anyway.
The greatest number of cases so far is found at Harvard where 42 people have been diagnosed with the viral infection that causes swelling in the salivary glands and cheeks, ear ache and jaw pain along with fever, muscle aches and headaches.
“I’m actually more concerned now than I was during any time of the outbreak,” Massachussetts Universty Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira told The Harvard Crimson. “I’m desperate to get students to take seriously that they shouldn’t be infecting one another.”
How they are supposed to go about not “infecting one another” he doesn’t say. Mumps is said to be spread through airborne transmission or direct contact with infected saliva.
Vaccine apologists tell us the vaccine is 78 percent effective after one dose (given as part of the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine to infants) and 88 percent effective after two doses. Wired’s medical writer and Big Pharma spokespuppet (the Wired article, “No, Harvard’s Mumps Outbreak Doesn’t Mean Vaccines Are Bunk,” was linked to by Forbes and several other mainstream publications) tells us “doctors expect to see anywhere from 200 to 2,000 cases of mumps every year—down from 186,000 before the vaccine was implemented.”
As an aside, it’s quite curious that the MSM staff medical writers, who are said to be trained medical practitioners, linked to the Wired article for their vaccine “facts.” The author of the Wired article is Sarah Zhang, who studied microbiology at Harvard. Harvard is notorious for churning out government disinformation agents.
GMA reports on Harvard mumps outbreak
What she doesn’t tell us is that number of mumps cases was declining precipitously throughout the 20th century, beginning long before the vaccine was introduced in 1967.
And she doesn’t tell us that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pull the effective percentage numbers out of their hat. There is no scientific evidence to support the claim, nor has there ever been a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled study of the effectiveness of the mumps vaccine on humans. And there is no mention that mumps vaccine-maker Merck knowingly falsified test results – as stated by two Merck virologists – in order to gain a larger share of the market. It did so by, among other things, spiking the blood test with animal antibodies in order to inflate the appearance of immune system antibodies.
She doesn’t tell us that in 1985-1986, The British Medical Association and The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain issued a statement saying mumps vaccination is clinically inappropriate. The statement says:
Since mumps and its complications are very rarely serious there is little indication for the routine use of mumps vaccine.
Or that in 1974 the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation and Ministry of Defense agreed that:
…there was no need to introduce routing vaccination against mumps because complications from the disease were rare.
Nor does she point out that the vaccine is the very reason there are outbreaks at various colleges from time to time. Mumps, like measles, is a childhood disease. Once you have it you never have to worry about it again, unlike getting your “immunity” artificially, which does not last and is not 100 percent effective.
So had those people had the illness as children there would be no college outbreak to worry about. And it’s certainly no surprise that college students – a group that is likely to eat poorly, sleep little and engage in other unhealthful behaviors – would be particularly susceptible to contracting disease.
In children the disease is little more than an irritant except in rarest of occasions. In older people, particularly adults, the risk of complications increases. Twenty-five percent of post-pubertal males who has not achieved immunity to mumps can develop orchitis – inflammation of one or both testicles – which can result in testicular atrophy and/or sterility in one or both testicles.
In 2014, USA Today reported that mumps was making a comeback, with more about 1,100 confirmed cases that year among mostly college students and even 14 players from the National Hockey League. One NHL player, Sidney Crosby, came down with the mumps” [even though he] had gotten a [third] mumps booster shot before traveling to the Olympics in Russia in February, which demonstrates the vaccine’s ineffectiveness.
What vaccines do is suppress normal immunity and likely even makes those vaccinated against mumps more likely to contract it. A study of a 2009 New England mumps outbreak by the New England Journal of Medicine found that 97 percent of the 3,502 children who developed the disease had been vaccinated according to government guidelines, 89 percent of them twice.
And in addition to providing us lifelong immunity, childhood diseases like mumps and measles are associated with decreased risks of mortality from cardiovascular disease.
Not so the MMR vaccine, which has a number of known side effects including serious allergic reactions, long-term seizures, deafness, coma, and brain damage, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And there is evidence the MMR is linked to autism and the CDC has covered it up.
Vaccines are the perfect crime because they separate the cause from the result.