NYVIC (New Yorkers for Vaccination Information and Choice)

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Latest Updates to the NYVIC Site (March 2009)
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After March 9, 2009 all future "News" items will be hosted on the NYVIC blog at nyvic.blogspot.com.

Vaccination Bills in NYS Legislature - 2009 Update
U.S. Parents' and Patients' Vaccination Rights Groups
as of January, 2009
Audio and Video Vaccination Related Links

NYVIC flyer with "tear offs" Let your neighbors know about these issues. Print and post one of these flyers in your health food store, laundromat, civic center, etc.

Parents say no to more vaccines - Legislative Gazette, June 16, 2008

NYS 2112 "Immunizations; prohibition on the use of mercury" - limits amount of mercury in vaccines given to pregnant women and children under 3 years.
NYS-Article21-A (2190 - 2196) Long-term Care and Employee Immunization Act
Statewide immunization registry law 2168 collects reports of immunizations, etc.

User-Friendly Vaccination Schedule Cardiac surgeon and Professor of Surgery at the University of Washington, Donald W. Miller, Jr., MD, presents a shorter list of recommended vaccines and  believes vaccinations should be staggered "to allow the immune system sufficient time to recover and stabilize." 

"Immunization" search on NY State Education Department website yields court decisions, guidelines and other interesting info.

CDC Director admits string of errors in the design and methods used in the CDC's landmark 2003 study that found no link between mercury in vaccines and autism, ADHD, speech delay or tics.

Generation Rescue survey indicates a strong correlation between rates of neurological disorders, such as ADHD and autism, and childhood vaccinations.

The American Academy of Pediatrics sends foreboding letter to ABC/Disney executives, demanding they cancel the premiere of the new legal drama series, Eli Stone, because it features a family attorney who successfully argues in court that mercury-containing flu vaccine caused autism in one child.

Autism Online Support Group at MDJunction 

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Dept of Health on immunization requirements for NYC students 

National Legislation Aims to Resolve Thimerosal Controversy - Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney introduced the “Comprehensive Comparative Study of Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Populations Act of 2007” (H.R. 2832), legislation that would require the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct a comprehensive comparative study of vaccinated and unvaccinated populations, which may resolve the controversy about the possible link between autism and mercury or other vaccine components [details here].

Responding to Parental Refusals of Immunization of Children report by the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Bioethics
Your pediatrician may ask you to sign this Refusal to Vaccinate form. If the form does not load, go here and search on " Refusal to Vaccinate."

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) website has a section on immunization laws in the United States. One section of interest is A matter of law: Parents must be informed. Quoting from this section: “By law, parents, guardians, or patients must be given information in writing about the risks and benefits of vaccination before a vaccine is administered.” The section then references “Vaccines and Immunizations” on the website of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Of particular interest is the section on “Vaccine Safety and Adverse Events.” Forms are provided for reporting a vaccine adverse event, either on-line or on a paper form.

Bush won't remove mercury from childhood vaccines

NYVIC Needs Your Help

Article on Understanding Infection by Dr. Philip Incao + radio interview

Travel & Immigration Vaccination Information Resources

Vaccines and Disease 1900-1965 Graphs show the decline in five infectious diseases.
 

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Audio and Video Vaccination Related Links

Trading chickenpox for shingles? Research published in the International Journal of Toxicology. 

  

     

  
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