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Tuesday, March 03, 2015



Thank you for doing this work!


Thank you for this work. It puts potential adverse reactions in perspective in a meaningful way. Is there similar information about each specific vaccine for the period 1989 to 2005? It would also be helpful. Are you planning on doing a similar analysis for VAERS and VSD? Sorry to ask you for more work but this is really helpful.

Roger Kulp

I think this is a case of preaching to the choir.I knew about this,but not in the detail you lay it out here.Antivaxers already believe VAERS and NVICP are in the pockets of the vaccine makers,so what are you going to do.But that you want to bring it up sure is interesting. :(

Michael Polidori
Michael Polidori

And this one for Liz -
Liz has the correct definitions for adverse event and adverse reaction.

Now we should all read the MMR package insert and look for DIABETES -

DIABETES is listed as an adverse reaction to MMR vaccine.

I spoke to Merck and the FDA about this.
Merck explained they have the studies showing a causal link, but they are all INTERNAL and they would not release them to me.
Merck did point out that CDC's ACIP has stated that MMR is not causing diabetes... but I pointed out to the Merck representative that it doesn't matter what any outside body says, and ACIP steps outside the scope of their duties when contravening package insert information.

The representative agreed, and said she would look into the matter.
She also recommended I talk to the FDA about the studies, which she said they have.

The FDA told me to talk to the vaccine maker. Just for GP, I asked the FDA rep who the MMR vaccine maker was... she said I would have to find that out for myself.

Then I told her that Merck told me to contact the FDA about MMR causing diabetes and the studies Merck gave to the FDA.
The FDA rep said she had never heard of MMR causing diabetes and I would have to submit a Freedom Of Information Act Request for the FDA to search for the studies.

She told me it would cost me at least $250 whether or not the FDA found any information and whether or not the FDA released the information to me.

I would have thought the FDA would have already answered this question many times before. But if they have, they wouldn't share that info with me that day.

There are MANY "adverse reactions" listed in the MMR package insert.
What is very peculiar is that Merck doesn't list any risk factors, so that we can be informed when making decisions about vaccinating our kids.

We should ALL read the adverse reactions and see how "safe" this vaccine is.

As Always,
For the protection of children,
In the interests of truth and science,
Michael Polidori

Arabic Translator

The web is full of controversy regarding vaccines. Many refuse them and don't want their children vaccinated, while others say this is irresponsible and dangerosu for the child. I hear that vaccines are thought to cause autism in children, but i havent seen much evidence for it.


Package inserts are lawyer written screeds, and are as reliable as raw VAERS data.

"DIABETES is listed as an adverse reaction to MMR vaccine."

Yet the science actually says otherwise, which supercedes anything written by a lawyer:

Pediatrics. 2001 Dec;108(6):E112
Childhood vaccinations, vaccination timing, and risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Mr. Polidor, again, if you have any evidence that the American MMR is more dangerous than measles, mumps, and rubella then post the PubMed indexed studies by reputable qualified researchers (not lawyers!).

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