Will Congress Ignore Science & Vote to Keep Mercury in Kids’ Vaccines?
|PRNewswire – A Bi-Partisan House Bill #4169 entitled, “Mercury-Free Vaccines Act of 2004,” has been introduced by the only medical doctor in
the House of Representatives, Congressman Dave Weldon, MD (R-FL), and his Democratic colleague from NY, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney.Thimerosal, a mercury preservative, is 49.6% mercury by weight. Five
years after the FDA realized its mistake of having high doses of mercury
in vaccines, it still remains in many. Additionally, the Advisory Committee
on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has recommended administration of the flu
vaccines to infants at 6, 7 and 23 months of age. Yet they have not
recommended to parents or doctors to only give children mercury-free
vaccines. This will unnecessarily risk thousands of children to mercury at
levels higher than the EPA deems as safe.
HR 4169 requires that no childhood vaccine may have more than one
Hundreds of parents of children originally misdiagnosed with autism,
Autism rates across the country have grown over 1000% since 1990.
“Since most parents saw the drop off of our children’s skills after
The Institutes of Medicine (IOM) recently held a meeting called,
For the latest scientific research on the link between mercury and