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Mercury in Vaccines (Thimerosal)

Up until recently a baby in the US got 237.5 micrograms of mercury from vaccines by time he/she is 18 months. EPA recommended limit (which is ludicrous because mercury is the 2nd most toxic substance on the planet next to plutonium) - 0.1 microgram/kg/day. (UK babies still getting much mercury)

So in one day a 2 month old, 12 # (5.5 kgs) child gets DPT (25 micrograms), HIB (25 micrograms), Hep B (12.5 micrograms) = 62.5 micrograms 5.5 kgs child should only be exposed to 0.1 X 5.5 = 0 .55 micrograms and instead get 62.5 micrograms in ONE DAY!!!!!!!

Thimerosal is currently being reduced or removed from some vaccines (but some of the old are still being given, some of the new still has it in but reduced and many still have it.

> Mercury/Thimerosal NVIC's pages on mercury

Links to many of the articles by David & Mark Geier

A comprehensive review of mercury provoked autism. by Geier DA, King PG, Sykes LK, Geier MR.

A Case-Control Study of Mercury Burden in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders by Jeff Bradstreet, M.D., DavidA. Geier, B.A., Jerold J. Kartzinel, M.D., James B.Adams, Ph.D., anad Mark R. Geier, M.D., Ph.D.

01/18/05 New Study Links Thimerosal with Neurodevelopmental Disorders - David & Mark Geier

The Age of Autism Articles by Dan Olmsted

Video Reveals Just How Mercury Affects Brain Neurons A University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine research team has found that exposure to mercury causes degeneration of brain neurons in animals. The scientific findings are being published in a cover story in the April edition of the British journal NeuroReport. The researchers' academic paper is supported by a time-lapse video recorded from a microscope camera showing how neurons degenerate when they are exposed to mercury.

Mercury & Autism - SafeMinds

A comprehensive review of mercury provoked autism D.A. Geier, P.G. King*, L.K. Sykes* & M.R. Geier**

Toxic Overload: Assessing the Role of Mercury in Autism By Boyd E. Haley, Issue 115, November/December 2002

Compilation of info on mercury/thimerosal

Advocates for Children's Health Affected by Mercury Poisoning (A-CHAMP) A-CHAMP is a national, non-partisan organization formed by parents in support of children with neurodevelopmental and communication disorders. We are dedicated to advancing public policy issues affecting our children, protecting their human and civil rights, educating the public and media, sharing our goals with state and federal officials, and holding accountable those in government who do not act in the best interest of our children. Because one in six children now suffer from neurodevelopmental disorders according to statistics published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in February 2004. A growing body of scientific studies have indicated that exposure to neurotoxins, such as mercury in vaccines (Thimerosal) may have contributed to the rapid rise in disorders such as AD/HD, Asperger's, PDD NOS, Autism and Acrodynia.

The replacement for mercury in vaccines is this-2-phenoxyethanol (2-PE) has it been studied for safety? I think not!

Britain - where medics still inject mercury into babies March 13, 2004

UK: Autism: new risk in NHS vaccine

Parents' worries about thimerosal in vaccines are well founded! Letter to PEDIATRICS March 12, 2004 by David A. Geier & Mark R. Geier

IOM Presentation: Jeffrey Bradstreet: Immunization Safety Review: Thimerosal Biological Evidence of Significant Vaccine Related Side-effects Resulting in Neurodevelopmental Disorders.February 9, 2004 (may take awhile for page to load - if it doesn't load email me for text)

Toxic Tipping Point Mother Jones Magazine - paid viewing only - well worth it -"In August of 2001, Rita Shreffler of Nixa, Missouri, sent her son's baby tooth to a lab. A year earlier, nine-year-old Andy had been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism, and Shreffler had just read a report in the journal Medical Hypotheses suggesting that such neurological disorders might be the result of mercury poisoning associated with an additive in children's vaccines."

An Assessment of the Impact of Thimerosal on Childhood Neurodevelopmental Disorders by David A. Geier & Mark R. Geier

Neurodevelopmental Disorders After Thimerosal-Containing Vaccines; A Brief Communication by Mark R. Geier & David Geier - a PDF file readbable with Adobe Acrobat Reader

Studies that Count, Studies that Don't by F.Edward Yazbak, MD, FAAP

Study Misses Link Between Thimerosal and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Letter to the Editor regarding the Verstraeten et al. study in Pediatrics by David A. Geier & Mark R. Geier

CDC Scandal Emerges-Study Attempts Cover Up of Autism-Mercury Link-Congressman Dave Weldon, M.D., Asks CDC for Investigation

Thimerosal & ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder by Jaquelyn McCandless, MD

A link between thimerosal and the brain: Can vaccines affect central nervous system function? New research from Northeastern University pharmacy professor Richard Deth and colleagues from the University of Nebraska, Tufts, and Johns Hopkins University, there is an apparent link between exposure to certain neurodevelopmental toxins and an increased possibility of developing neurological disorders including autism and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. - Research in April 2004, Molecular Psychiatry, article from February 2004

Activation of methionine synthase by insulin-like growth factor-1 and dopamine: a target for neurodevelopmental toxins and thimerosal January 27, 2004. Boyd Haley comment..... Make sure your readers understand that one nanomolar thimerosal effectivey inhibits the enzyme in question, methionine synthase, and that this level is considerably below the body concentration of thimerosal after most childhood vaccinations. It is a direct tie-in between thimerosal exposure and a biochemical abnormality (lowered methylation of cellular molecules) observed in most autistic children. Boyd E. Haley 859-257-7082, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Kentucky

VRAN (Canada) Mercury Articles & Links

Thimerosal Content in Some US Licensed Vaccines

Mercury Information


Thimerosal studies

Mercury Toxicity - Scientists Back EPA Power Plant Regulations

House Hearings on Mercury, June 18, 2000

Autism & Mercury: Coincidence or Cause & Effect

Autism: A Unique Type of Mercury Poisoning

More Links

CDC Declines Calling Health Emergency on Dangerous Vaccines

Mercury From Seafood and Hepatitis B Vaccinations May Adversely Affect Infants Journal of Pediatrics 2000;136:571-573,599-605,679-681

CDC Says Vaccine to be Mercury-Free

Developmental, Cognitive, & Behavioral Effects of Toxic Metals - Bernie Windham

Much more here on this website

A bizarre exchange of letters in JAMA. Dr. Paul "the more mandated vaccines the better" Offit criticizing Halsey for the thimerosal removal episode. As if uninfected babies actually get infected with hepatitis B. No mention of the incidence of hepatitis B disease in 0-1 age group (54 cases in 4 million babies: CDC data). Halsey's response "The ethylmercury in thimerosal is neurotoxic ..." Uninfected babies don't need protection from hepatitis B, they need protection from idiotic doctors and health officials like Offit and Halsey who presided over vaccination policy when thimerosal was administered and hepatitis B vaccine for not-at-risk newborns was mandated.

The concern for many of us right now is that there is more dangers to the vaccines than the mercury issue. And vaccinations continue with mercury in them till the stocks are used up as admitted to by the FDA in the mercury hearings in Washington DC. Also not all of the vaccines have been made mercury free. Everyone needs to specifically look at the package insert of the exact product that will be injected into you or your child as much of what is out there still contains mercury (thimerasol).

Mercury has been and continues to be in many DTP, DTaP, HIB, Hep B, Flu Vax, Rabies Vax, RhoGam, DT, Td, TT, DTwP w/HIB, Meningitis C.

Also of serious concern is the mercury in amalgams in our teeth - moms are passing on mercury to babies from the mercury amalgams in their mouths - as fetuses and with breastfeeding.
For links on this information - Amalgam Mercury

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