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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 02:07 PM
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Posted By kathymuggle
1. 10 000 dead in a country of a million? ...

1. 10 000 dead in a country of a million? Assuming the disease is spread across all demographics, you betcha I would get the vaccine.

2. No, I would not get the vaccine if the area I lived...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 517
Posted By kathymuggle
The second link points out that 3/4 car seats are...

The second link points out that 3/4 car seats are not installed properly, and that automobile crashes remain the number one cause of death in children under 13.

Despite the above, there are not...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 10:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 517
Posted By kathymuggle
Lots of good points upthread. I think...

Lots of good points upthread.


I think people have a visceral reaction to being told what they can and cannot put in their bodies...for good reason. Car seats do not enter bodies ;)
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By kathymuggle
I would not go to the doctor over mumps. I...

I would not go to the doctor over mumps. I might report it to the health unit If I was feeling kind - which they would probably ignore anyways as it is not an official diagnosis, but assuming I did...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By kathymuggle
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By kathymuggle
The woman in question lives in Ontario. The...

The woman in question lives in Ontario. The Ontario exemption form states:

"
The requirements of the
Immunization of School Pupils Act
conflict with my sincerely held convictions based on...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By kathymuggle
Interesting question. I am going to get...

Interesting question.

I am going to get bogged down a bit with the word "mandatory" when I said in the first post I did not want to go there.

Many things are mandatory in our culture that...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-26-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By kathymuggle
topic for discussion - freedom and science

Position: There can be no discussion of vaccine science while there is no true freedom of choice.

I say: largely true. Choice and freedom come before decisions.

Note: whether or not there...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-22-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By kathymuggle
Google. When I get hits I scan for links I...

Google.

When I get hits I scan for links I think are mainstream and thus credible to many people.

I also (from experience) know which links are likely to cite sources, which is huge with...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-21-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By kathymuggle
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/lawrence-solomon/merc...

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/lawrence-solomon/merck-whistleblowers_b_5881914.html

http://blogs.wsj.com/pharmalot/2014/09/10/did-merck-unfairly-monopolize-the-market-for-a-mumps-vaccine/
...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-20-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By kathymuggle
The link seems broken. Repaste, please.

The link seems broken. Repaste, please.
Forum: Vaccinations   05-19-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,308
Posted By kathymuggle
To be fair, though, how many are offered it? ...

To be fair, though, how many are offered it?

My sister has two kids on the spectrum. One of her most common complaints is that any time her kids have a health issue, the doctors like to chalk it...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-19-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,308
Posted By kathymuggle
I wonder if one of the risks of disease is that...

I wonder if one of the risks of disease is that you are more prone to catch other stuff floating around?

It is really common in my area to see kids and adults get one sickness after another...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-19-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
  Poll: House Plant
Views: 265
Posted By kathymuggle
I do not. I wish I did - but the cat thinks they...

I do not. I wish I did - but the cat thinks they are tasty treats. I have numerous outdoor plants - mostly vegetable, but some flowers as well.
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,016
Posted By kathymuggle
Every morning since the story broke I do a quick...

Every morning since the story broke I do a quick Google search. I search for new info on what caused the deaths and illnesses of the vaccinated children. What was the source of the contamination....
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By kathymuggle
ditto.

ditto.
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By kathymuggle
There is also the risk the vaccine will not work....

There is also the risk the vaccine will not work. If you are elderly and getting a flu shot, for example, the chances of it working are around 30%. I will get a citation if requested.

So a...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,308
Posted By kathymuggle
SSPE is unlikely to occur if the child has the...

SSPE is unlikely to occur if the child has the measles over age two.

Children are only vaccinated with MMR at age 1, so vaxxers have one year to worry about it, while non-vaxxers have two.

I...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-17-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By kathymuggle
Thank you. I don't always, and I do not pretend...

Thank you. I don't always, and I do not pretend to have the answers to the autism puzzle, but I cannot discount the higher autism rate coupled with rather strong anecdotal evidence (plus some court...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-17-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By kathymuggle
I think some people are more at risk from...

I think some people are more at risk from vaccines for one reason or another.

A common risk is age - MMR given in adulthood to females is more likely to cause arthritis type syndromes. Febrile...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-17-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,308
Posted By kathymuggle
This. Also - how do we determine the adverse...

This.

Also - how do we determine the adverse event was caused by the disease - particularly when it is a long term complication?
Forum: Vaccinations   05-16-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By kathymuggle
Fun Poll! At first glance I was tempted to...

Fun Poll!

At first glance I was tempted to check everything - but a little thought made me go hmm, well, not quite......

The first I discarded was few to zero sick days. I actually think this...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-15-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,693
Posted By kathymuggle
I am not sure these comparison to accepting a...

I am not sure these comparison to accepting a transplant organ from a murder victim apply.

Most people who accept a transplant need it to live.

We in developed countries do not typically need...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-15-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 751
Posted By kathymuggle
[QUOTE=teacozy;18756425]But I thought the flu was...

[QUOTE=teacozy;18756425]But I thought the flu was a harmless virus that healthy people didn't die from?

Most people who die of the flu are elderly - quite elderly. After watching a good friends...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-15-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,016
Posted By kathymuggle
Of course we will keep talking about mandatory...

Of course we will keep talking about mandatory vaccines.

This tragedy is the exact reason people need to be able to make their choices freely.

As per the rest - no one has gone deep into the...
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