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#1 of 3 Old 07-16-2012, 02:22 PM - Thread Starter
 
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http://www.marketwatch.com/story/world-health-organization-fails-in-its-effort-to-defend-mercury-in-vaccines-before-united-nations-2012-07-12

 

 

"WHO made its disclosure before the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) where it met unprecedented resistance to its defense of the use of neurotoxic mercury in vaccines. "This is a huge development," says CoMeD's Vice President, David Geier, while speaking at UNEP's INC4 meeting."

 

 

 

 

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I read the press release, and don't understand what they are saying. Did the WHO change its mind recently?

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I didn't really understand either - it said the WHO was made to disclose it's 2004 guidelines on thimerosol in vaccines. That was 8 years ago. Doesn't seem like a new development...? 


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