Some science behind the scenes
Vaccines have three groups of substances in them
- An adjuvant - an adjuvant is a pharmacological agent that modifies the effect of other agents. Adjuvants may be added to vaccine to modify the immune response by boosting it. The reason for adding adjuvants is to minimise the amount of virus or bacteria etc with which we are being injected. Adjuvants may also be used to enhance the efficacy of vaccine by helping to subvert the immune response, for example by activating the T cells instead of antibody-secreting B cells.
- An agent - resembles a disease-causing microorganism and may be made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins or one of its surface proteins. It is worth adding that some of these are active viruses or bacteria that in theory have been cultivated under conditions that disable their virulent properties. Some of these are also new strains of bacteria and virus. I quote "The live Mycobacterium tuberculosis vaccine developed by Calmette and Guérin is not made of a contagious strain, but contains a virulently modified strain called "BCG" .... Attenuated vaccines have some advantages and disadvantages. They typically provoke more durable immunological responses and are the preferred type for healthy adults. But they are not safe for use in immunocompromised individuals. Furthermore, they may rarely mutate to a virulent form and cause disease". I hope the implications of the last sentence are understood.
- The excipient - An excipient is a natural or synthetic substance formulated alongside the active ingredient of a medication. It is included for the purpose of 'bulking-up' drugs that contain potent active ingredients, or to help during manufacturing, use or simply making it last longer or as the text books say "to aid in vitro stability such as prevention of denaturation over the expected shelf life". Quite a good though not yet complete list of vaccines with their excipient contents is provided on Wikipedia, follow this LINK.
So what are the problems?
1. Viruses do not die - Many Viruses are not killed by the immune system, they are temporarily vanquished, lie low in our bodies, and spread when our immune response is low. Some examples include HPV, Varicella Zoster virus, CMV, Herpes simplex , the Measles virus, [paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus], and the Mumps virus. The Mumps virus, for example, can cause cancer in later life. Ovarian cancer is associated with the mumps virus. By giving a person a dose of live virus, particularly a virulent one, we may be storing up serious problems for later if they ever suffer serious immune compromisation. A virus is for life.
2. No tests - no tests are ever made before a vaccine is given of the state of the baby, child, adult or old person's immune system. One person may be seriously immunocompromised at the time the vaccine is given, from nutritional deprivation or stress or fatigue, grief, pharmaceutical overdose, cold, lack of sleep, and so on. If the person is already onto a losing wicket immunologically, the immune system will regard anything injected as a serious threat, 9 out of 10 in the scale of serious invaders. So the immune system will have marked the invader as very very high risk. Indeed it may be very very high risk if a highly virulent strain is used. This has relevance for the next problem, apart from the problems this causes in the immunologically compromised at the time, for example
- Stillbirths and miscarriages - Spontaneous abortion
- Mild forms of meningitis
- Deafness - often profound
3. Reaction to the excipient - there are a very diverse range of substances that go into the excipient. Some of them are foods, some of them are theoretically 'just chemicals' but on looking further one finds chemicals that to the manufacturer are just useful filling agents, but in fact to the consumer are anything but - one flu vaccine, for example, has an ingredient with a DNA profile very similar to that of the insulation (called the myelin) that protects the motor system nerves in the human body [see Autoimmune diseases for a fuller explanation]. Some contain phenols. Phenol derivatives can be Endocrine disruptors , I am not saying the ones used are, but some phenols derivatives are known to be.
What happens when we are vaccinated? The agent, the excipient and the adjuvant go directly into the blood stream. What does the adjuvant do? It boosts the immune system so that the immune system builds a pathogenic record of all the foreign substances in the blood at the time. Thus:
- everything in the vaccine including everything that was injected with the agent
- anything in the blood at the time, that cannot be recognised and against which the immune system may already be fighting
is marked as a pathogen, whatever it is. The more invaders, the greater the fight. Both variety and number. The immune system has to find, learn about and defeat each pathogen. If you are already full of toxins, heavy metals, and bacteria, the fight required to defeat the agents in the vaccine will be monumental. Furthermore, the pathogenic record built up will indicate that the particular 'pathogens' are hugely dangerous - even if they are only peanut oil [used in some vaccines].
Doctor after doctor calls the allergic response 'inappropriate', but it is entirely appropriate, given the instructions it was given by the vaccine.
I will now repeat a quote from a doctor that I used in the food allergy section. It is emotional, but at times I think a little emotion helps to bring the point home better.
... Face it! the human body is doing EXACTLY what the vaccine tells it to do. The aluminum and other adjuvants intended to incite a hyper reaction to virus proteins are inciting hyperreaction to ALL the proteins because the immune system doesn't know to do anything more than recognize an amino acid sequence. Doesn't matter one whit if it is a string from Hep B virus or a string from soy peptones or casein-derived amino acids or corn derived dextrose or GMO yeast from the culture or oils or phenol red added for contrast. Adjuvants say "fight what we are showing you", and the immune system does...often in perpetuity.
Remember that some of the contents of the excipient can be classified as foods, which is why we get food 'allergies'. And some of the contents look like our nerves, which is why we may get nervous system diseases and autoimmune diseases - MS, ME, motor neurone disease, plus a whole host of other so called auto-immune system nervous diseases. And there are then all the other so called allergic reactions - see Asthma and allergies.
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