Pharmaceutical Companies’ Role in State Vaccination Policymaking: The Case of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination
Objectives. We sought to investigate roles that Merck & Co Inc played in state human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization policymaking, to elicit key stakeholders’ perceptions of the appropriateness of these activities, and to explore implications for relationships between health policymakers and industry.
Methods. We used a series of state case studies combining data from key informant interviews with analysis of media reports and archival materials. We interviewed 73 key informants in 6 states that were actively engaged in HPV vaccine policy deliberations.
Results. Merck promoted school-entry mandate legislation by serving as an information resource, lobbying legislators, drafting legislation, mobilizing female legislators and physician organizations, conducting consumer marketing campaigns, and filling gaps in access to the vaccine. Legislators relied heavily on Merck for scientific information. Most stakeholders found lobbying by vaccine manufacturers acceptable in principle, but perceived that Merck had acted too aggressively and nontransparently in this case.
Conclusions. Although policymakers acknowledge the utility of manufacturers’ involvement in vaccination policymaking, industry lobbying that is overly aggressive, not fully transparent, or not divorced from financial contributions to lawmakers risks undermining the prospects for legislation to foster uptake of new vaccines.
The panel consensus is that virtually all youngsters receive the HPV vaccine. The CDC and American Cancer Society say that there will be 12,000 cervical cancers diagnosed in the United States each year, among a population of 170 million women.The chances of my daughter being diagnosed in any given year are 12,000 out of 170 million, which works out to .007 percent. The odds of her not being diagnosed in any given year, by the same math, is 99.9929 percent.
Accordingly, the blanket claim that the vaccine has no serious adverse effects should be carefully revisited.ed 10 years later, were actually more likely to be infected with high risk, low risk, and all strains of HPV. The four vaccine strains were reduced- but other, possibly more pathogenic, HPV viruses moved in to fill the void.
The American Center for Cancer Research reported in 2015 that girls who received the four strain HPV shot, when assessA VAERS review of HPV vaccine reports shows
54,105 adverse reactions.
Among those, 2,227 are listed as “disabled,”
10,416 are listed as “did not recover,”
7,418 are listed as “serious,”
and 362 deaths have been reported.
VLA Comment: It is well known that the VAERS reporting is at a 1% level. Dr. Paul G. King discovered in his research on the flu vaccine concerning a CDC spontaneous abortion study that reported that there were approx. 900 fetal demise reported by Kaiser Permanente covering only the Northern California area. Dr. King compared that to the VAERS reporting which is required by law that the physicians report the associated vaccine adverse reaction. He found no reports to VAERS for the same time period. Can one conclude that if there were 900 reports (in No. California alone) that was not reported to VAERS that the 54,105 adverse reaction reports to VAERS are greatly underestimated?
Had I Known Then What I Know Now, I Would NEVER Have Allowed my Daughter Anywhere Near HPV Vaccines
Excerpt: Holly was so poorly that doctors recommended that when she had a period it would be best to be admitted to hospital, sedate her for around 2 days and give her lots of IV anti sickness medication.This worked, Holly went back to school on a part time basis, eventually going back full time. However her energy levels never ever returned, she was still ill and hospitalized for every period she had, she lost her friendship group and was not allowed to go skiing with the school as it was classed as too much of a risk for the school. She was unable to do all the sports she did before because of the fatigue, she would sleep whenever she could, her sporting activity was virtually non-existent.Sadly because Holly’s situation has continued to deteriorate, she is no longer able to attend school. Instead, she is a prisoner in her bedroom; often too exhausted to even get out of bed. She receives home (2 hours) 1-1 tuition twice a week. Each session means she is incapable of leaving the house for up to 2 days afterwards. Even so, Holly wants to continue. Read more…
Young Women are Dying and Losing Their Ability to Have Children after the HPV Vaccine
Flawed HPV Vaccine Safety Statement Revealed in Leaked E-Mails
In chaos theory, there is a familiar metaphor known as the “butterfly effect” that suggests small changes in initial conditions (the flapping of a butterfly’s wings) can result in large differences in a later state (the pattern of a hurricane).
In the area of vaccine safety, we’ve seen this play out time and again; most recently, when the misrepresentation of study data on minute components of HPV vaccines, presented before a small gathering in Tokyo in 2014, resulted in a worldwide safety proclamation upon which physicians are now basing their vaccination recommendations – and young girls are suffering.
In an open letter to the head of the World Health Organization, Dr. Sing Hang Lee, MD, the director of the Milford Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory in Milford, Connecticut, claims members of the WHO’s Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS) deliberately manipulated scientific data relating to the safety of HPV vaccines Gardasil® and Cervarix®.
This bill passed in 2011, but not much has been said about it. Did you know? California Governor Jerry Brown thinks your 12 year old child is old enough to competently read and digest this information and to decide whether or not to accept this vaccine and/or the Hepatitis B jab without your knowledge or consent. READ THE LIBERTY BEACON…
VLA comment: Its a 2012 law, but many states want to pass this kind of bill. What I would do is attach a codicil that acknowledges that if minor children can choose medical treatments (such as vaccines) without parent knowledge then they should be able to choose to have an abortion and see if that gets passed with Republicans at the helm.
California: Minors, Medical Care Consent
Beginning on January 1, 2012, a California law (known as AB 499 or Chapter 652, Statutes of 2011) expands the legal authority of minors 12 years and older o consent to confidential medical services for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) without their parents’ consent (or knowledge) READ PDF)…
Could a Japanese mushroom extract be the cure for HPV, the virus that causes cervical cancer?
It’s a potential breakthrough in treating the currently untreatable human papilloma virus (HPV) — one that comes directly from nature.
At a recent Society for Integrative Oncology conference, Judith A. Smith, a pharmacist and an associate professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, presented the results of a small study that found the supplement active hexose correlated compound (AHCC) can eliminate the HPV virus.
Moving over to the journal Vaccine, there is yet again another potential conflict of interest. The Editor-in-Chief of Vaccine is Dr. Gregory Poland who personally rejected the recent Gardasil HPV study. The Mayo clinic’s website has this to say about Dr. Poland:
“Dr. Poland is the chairman of a safety evaluation committee for investigational vaccine trials being conducted by Merck Research Laboratories. Dr. Poland offers consultative advice on new vaccine development to Merck & Co., Inc.”
EXCERPTS: It has recently come to the attention of the College that one of the recommended vaccines could possibly be associated with the very rare but serious condition of premature ovarian failure (POF), also known as premature menopause.
Many adolescent females are vaccinated with influenza, meningococcal, and tetanus vaccines without getting Gardasil®, and yet only 5.6% of reports related to ovarian dysfunction since 2006 are associated with such vaccines in the absence of simultaneous Gardasil® administration. The overwhelming majority (76%) of VAERS reports since 2006 with ovarian failure, premature menopause, and/or amenorrhea are associated solely with Gardasil®.
VLA Comment: Some thoughts….Did the experimenting with Rhesus monkey and vaccines cause the HPV virus, the Cancer epidemic from the Polio vaccine made from the host of monkey’s carrying the retrovirus SV 40?
HIV/AIDS and Rhesus Macaques
The HIV virus is also found naturally in the Rhesus Macaques. Could HIV, as well as Zika as well as the Simian 40 virus (retro virus) found in the Polio vaccine come from pharma’s experiments in Africa using the rhesus Macques as hosts? See animation for retro viruses
Four monkeys were already naturally infected with E. bieneusi (also genotype D)
Microsporidia are long-known parasitic organisms of almost every animal group, including invertebrates and vertebrates. Microsporidia emerged as important opportunistic pathogens in humans when AIDS became pandemic and, more recently, have also increasingly been detected in otherwise immunocompromised patients, including organ transplant recipients, and in immunocompetent persons with corneal infection or diarrhea.
Immunodeficiency resembling human AIDS was reported in captive monkeys in the United States beginning in 1983. SIV was isolated in 1985 from some of these animals, captive rhesus macaques suffering from simian AIDS (SAIDS).
B virus infection is caused by a herpes virus. B virus is also commonly referred to as herpes B, monkey B virus, herpesvirus simiae, and herpesvirus B.
The virus is found among macaque monkeys, including rhesus macaques, pig-tailed macaques, and cynomolgus monkeys (also called crab-eating or long-tailed macaques). Macaque monkeys are thought to be the natural host for the virus. Macaques infected with B virus usually have no or only mild symptoms. Macaques housed in primate facilities usually become B virus positive by the time they reach adulthood. However, infection in macaques can only be transmitted during active viral shedding through body fluids.
Infection with B virus is extremely rare in humans. When it does occur, the infection can result in severe brain damage or death if the patient is not treated soon after exposure (see Risks for Infection and Treatment sections). Infection in humans is typically caused by animal bites or scratches or by mucosal contact with body fluid or tissue.
Note: Although B virus infection in humans is extremely rare, when it does occur, it is often fatal unless treated right away—about 70% of untreated patients die of complications associated with the infection
MOVIE TO WATCH: THE CONSTANT GARDENER (NETFLIX DVD only)