Healthcare/Vaccines

DTaP-IPV-Hib

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) has occurred in infants following administration of DTaP vaccines       Pentacel® (Act-HIB® [Haemophilus b conjugate vaccine (tetanus protein conjugate)] reconstituted with Quadracel®, [DTaP-IPV-Hib]), Sanofi Pasteur Ltd. Quadracel – the usual immunization schedule is 1 dose (0.5 mL) given at 2, 4, 6, and 18 months of age. *same dosage no matter the weight […]

Diphtheria

If you are infected with Diphtheria, there is a 5%-10% chance that it will be fatal; based on statistics. These deaths usually occur in the very young and the elderly Approx. 20% of those surveyed do not have protective levels of antibodies in their system and we still only see 0 – 5 isolated cases […]

Vaccine Side Effects; Are They Real?

Risks of vaccination are very real and reaction are often serious, even deadly. Have you been informed of the risks associated with each vaccination, they aren’t as simple as ‘pain or redness at the injection site and possible low fever’. Always ask to read the insert that comes with each vaccine before deciding whether to […]

Vaccine Ingredients; Do You Know What They Are?

How many of us really know what’s in vaccines? Are we being told before we vaccinate? These ingredients are in various vaccines, you should always ask to see the insert that comes with every vaccine, before deciding whether to vaccinate your child or yourself. Note Vaccines are a synthetic product Aluminum Thimerosal Formaldehyde Polysorbate 80 […]

Recommended Vaccinations; How many are children really getting?

The number of recommended vaccines has increased exponentially over the years. Our children receive more doses of vaccines for more diseases/viruses than we did and even more than our parents or grandparents. It’s not ending in childhood either, vaccines are also being recommended for adults, especially since they are finding that adults haven’t been vaccinated […]

Vaccinations and School Entry; What’s the Deal?

A huge percentage of our population thinks that vaccinations are compulsory for school entry. This is far from the truth; so why would anyone think it is? It is very rare for published articles or mail sent home from school to mention exemptions. Our parents remember being vaccinated –with varying degrees of clarity- and they […]

School Vaccinations

Summer vacation for students is almost over; goes fast doesn’t it? Even though it is still some time away, the notifications of school vaccinations are already being given out. Contrary to popular belief you do not need to be vaccinated in order to attend school or even daycare. This misconception exists mainly due to ‘left […]