- The CDC recommends that anyone with flu like symptoms be treated aggressively prior to ever being tested for the flu. This is because the rapid flu test is detecting something like less than half of H1N1 infected people. On our local news, it was reported by a school nurse that "Doctors aren't even testing for H1N1" so they're sending every child with flu like symptoms home immediately. This is troubling to me because there is absolutely no way of knowing how many true H1N1 cases there really are. It's simply being assumed by the medical community that all flu is H1N1 even though it could be the seasonal flu. So, while the news is reporting scary stories of people dying from swine flu, we don't truly know if it's swine flu or seasonal flu. This means we could be vaccinating unnecessarily which is what causes viruses to mutate and then we have nothing to combat them with. Not to mention:
- In the U.S. vaccines are grown in chicken eggs. The H1N1 virus does not grow very well in eggs and so it has been decided that an immune stimulant be added to ensure it's effectiveness in the human body. This ingredient, also know as adjuvant, has never been approved for use in the U.S. (nor tested!), until now that is. The two adjuvants being used in H1N1 both contain squalene. While this is a naturally occurring substance in animal and human tissue, it's use as an adjuvant is not necessarily safe as it can cause an autoimmune response. (see definition below) In this situation, the body basically attacks itself by, in layman's terms, telling T-cells to make bad antibodies rather than good ones. This can have a vast number of negative impacts on the human body including extreme lethargy, memory impairment, poor balance, and diminished concentration.
- Additionally, there is a Canadian doctor (Dr. Moulden) who has more than likely determined that vaccines of all kinds can have many serious consequences including micro-vascular strokes. He has determined that our bodies immune system can hyper-react (what the adjuvant I mentioned above is designed to do) to vaccinations sending large white blood cells into the bloodstream to attack the foreign particles (vaccine). Because the white blood cells are too large to enter the bloodstream they can clog and collapse the capillaries cutting off the path for small red blood cells (carrying valuable oxygen) to travel to organs near those capillaries.
Autoimmune Response: a condition where the immune system fails to recognize it's own biochemical markers and attacks bodily tissues as if it were foreign matter.
Some autoimmune diseases are: Autoimmune alzheimer's, autoimmune arthritis, autoimmune autism, autoimmune cardiomyopathy, autoimmune Chrohn's disease, autoimmune chronic fatigue syndrome, autoimmune epilepsy, autoimmune lupus, autoimmune rheumatic fever.
The most frightening to me, with regard to the topic of this post is, Autoimmune acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) which is a flu followed by seizures and coma, causing encephalitis (inflamation of the brain). This is so frightening to me because by vaccinating we are knowingly infecting ourselves with the virus in question. In some cases we actually acquire the illness from the vaccination. If you couple that fact with the fact that the H1N1 vaccination contains adjuvant, I think we could all be taking a very big risk for an illness that isn't even being tested for, in most cases.
Editing to add a link to a news cast: