Book explores vaccine safety and choice

From press release

NEW YORK—The debate over the current status of vaccine safety has become more heated than ever, leaving Americans increasingly terrified over the results of their choices, without any real solutions in sight.

We are repeatedly told vaccines are safe and do not cause neurological disorders like autism, but the number of children diagnosed with autism each year grows exponentially, and the government has settled countless cases in vaccine court admitting vaccines do cause neurological problems. Where can you find the truth?

A new book titled Vaccine Epidemic: How Corporate Greed, Biased Science, and Coercive Government Threaten Our Human Rights, Our Health, and Our Children focuses on the searing debate surrounding individual and parental vaccination choice in the United States. From scientific and ethical perspectives, it explores the serious question of whether a standard vaccine package can be safely imposed upon a vastly diverse population of children, and who should be entitled to make that choice.

Featuring more than 20 credentialed experts from the fields of ethics, law, science, medicine, business and history, Vaccine Epidemic explores the issue from all angles, and urgently calls for reform.

Including personal narratives of parents, children and soldiers who have suffered from vaccine injury, as well as doctors, lawyers and scientists in support of vaccination choice, the issues discussed inside include: the human right to vaccination choice; an urgent call for more research; the vaccine bubble and the pharmaceutical industry; the role of the government and the media; a doctor’s view of vaccines and public health; a holistic health perspective; who is Dr. Wakefield and what does his research mean?; and What should parents do?

Is it OK for the government to lie to you for what they think is your best interest? Authors Louise Kuo Habakus and Mary Holland, who is a lawyer and research scholar at New York University, say “absolutely not.” With numerous vaccine injury cases being settled in court yearly, there are obviously problems with the current vaccine schedule. Forcing Americans to vaccinate to be admitted to schools or the military is a decision that runs the risk of putting them in serious harm, so shouldn’t it be their own decision, based on informed consent and unbiased science?

“There are unanswered questions about vaccine safety,” says U.S News & World Report Health Editor Bernadine Healy, M.D. “We need studies on vaccinated populations based on various schedules and doses, as well as individual patient susceptibilities that we are continuing to learn about. No one should be threatened by the pursuit of this knowledge. Vaccine policy should be the subject of frank and open debate, with no tolerance for bullying. There are no sides—only people concerned for the well-being of our children.”

This book, and the people behind it, are NOT anti-vaccine; they are for powerful choice. Vaccine Epidemic is a call for impartial science and informed choices that will help parents, doctors and scientists find the individual vaccine schedule that is right for each child. This is the essential handbook for the vaccination choice movement and required reading for all people contemplating vaccination for themselves and their children. Reviewing more than 10 additional books for and against vaccine safety, reading Vaccine Epidemic is the only way to develop an educated opinion about this explosive and controversial subject.

Vaccine Epidemic is available on and in bookstores everywhere.

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