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    Unfortunately, you give no "data", only "opinion". If your opinion is correct, "informed" consent (read: Package insert...

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    One could make the same argument about requiring seat belt use. We all pay for your freedom to allow your head to go thr...

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    Dear Kenk, You are citing several publications, would you care to either share a link or share a better citation (autho...

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    I agree with much of Ken Shonk's p0stings. I am not anti vaccination but feel a more rational approach is needed--not ...

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    Well, lets just bury the stats on vaccines and believe they cause no harm. Do you know that if your child dies shortly ...

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    Ever speak with an antivaxer- they hop right to freedom of choice (strange how this same group doesn't have same opinion...

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    Re 2. I believe there already are vaccination requirements for immigrants. When I immigrated from U.K. in 1952, it was ...

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    Sorry, I don't ascribe to vaccination always being the preventative that Big Pharma says it is. You can get bad water,...

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    That makes no sense. Live patients pay much better than dead patients. If in fact, that patient had lived, the PR value...

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    "Doc" just to clarify your response to yukonjack, are you implying that if he/she was born prior to 57 they likely had t...

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    "News about the effectiveness / ineffectiveness of the current flu vaccine has been spread far and wide, with the result...

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    Some in the know would disagree with the tuna/vax argument: Misleading Mercury-exposure Comparisons: Thimerosal-pres...

  • LongOnLife

    Does the fact that you are exposed to greater quantities of these very chemicals on a frequent basis at concentrations m...

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    The anti-vax campaigners do tend to be selective about their statistics, talking about death rates like that rather than...

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    #shingles vax Isn't there already an effective shingles vaccination? (If there isn't, what then was that jab I receive...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    We're not oblivious to the fact that $DVAX is roaring mightily this am, up over 100 percent pre-market at one point, Goo...

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    You may not be a doctor, but you write about heart disease and vaccination like one that is being heavily sponsored by d...

  • Michael Jorrin,

    Agree partly, especially re aminoglycosides. Macrolide ototoxicity is generally short term. Macrolides are considere...

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    An informative and easy-to-read overview of messenger RNA, and the application of nRNA-based technologies in three major...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    No, very reasonable in fact. But I can tell you as an industry standard, all patients in HCV trials have to be HBV surfa...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    ....And vive la difference! Interesting commentary from Nature, stuff I did not know I did not know. Infections re...

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    Apologies is advance for unsolicited cross talk: An interesting, albeit upstream-ish post - I'd suggest some alternativ...

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    I'm a little skeptical that this will generate significant income in the short to medium term. For me there are too many...

  • arch1

    alan I agree, very obtus paper. If a protein is a house peptides are the framing and amino acids are the dimension lumbe...

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    In Canada, parents convicted for death of child for failing to provide vaccination or basic medical care, instead they w...

  • Michael Jorrin (aka Doc Gumshoe)

    Interesting and informative. Unfortunately, there still seem to be lots of people who continue to believe in that link...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    New reading about neo-antigen-driven cancer vaccination. Part of the reason I have said for 2 years that old-style cance...

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    Nowadays, you do need to look at the vaccines and make choices; My son got his chicken pox vaccination when he was 8. ...

  • Patricia

    I don't think vaccination is a black & white issue. It used to be just common sense: get your kids vaccinated, period. B...

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    $ESPR , $SNY,$AMGN -- How's this for a bad idea? A Low-Cholesterol Vaccination? http://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeli...

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    Well said, Doc. Although I am not an MD or DO or PhD, I have read enough posts to support my diagnosis: Gamey appears...

  • Michael Jorrin (aka Doc Gumshoe)

    Many thanks for all the comments. Re the vaccination schedule, yes, infants and toddlers get many vaccinations startin...

  • Gui_

    Eggselent post all the way around sir, not being the father of a girl I was unaware of any of that about HPV or the vacc...

  • Gui_

    "Someone had made some points on the prior thread about a company working toward an HCV vaccine" Twas I Doctor, than...

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

    Someone had made some points on the prior thread about a company working toward an HCV vaccine, and I thought I'd answer...

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

    Dan....I have been aware of this one in the HBV space, but am pretty skeptical of therapeutic vaccination as a way of ma...

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

    Just remember, herd immunity = minimum of 95 percent seropositive rate (either by vaccination or by having had the disea...

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    To DR. KISS, I am now a new full member and of pensionable age (65+). I was very interested in your article but it ma...

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    DR. KSS - Can't begin to tell you how happy and thankful you're back. And, I feel as you do about Nepal...an extreme t...

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    $DVAX / $ARWR Overall, there is an estimate of about 300 - 400 million infected hepatitis-b patients in the world. Es...

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    Ok this does come from SA but it was very interesting nonetheless. It looks to be similar to Cellectis. http://seekin...

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    Scorpio: 1) school and day care entry requirements for vaccination have long existed in all 50 states. They have been...

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    Re: that ZeroHedge article suggesting that vaccination requirements should be set and enforced by private property owne...

  • arch1

    Scorpio as a said earlier I do NOT disagree with you as to the need for government action to protect its peoples from d...

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    Hey Frank. There is some minimum support that parents must provide already. If you live in squalor, have 20 cats, excr...

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    When I was a kid, we used to have measles, chicken Pox etc parties. As soon as a kid got a bug we were sent to to his ho...

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    If this anti-vaccine thing continues, then sure I mean it. Loving parents will vaccinate their kids. We're not just ta...

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    In addition to this chart, another way to understand causes of mortality in the U.S. is to look not just at disease enti...

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    Most immunogens for vaccination are in the microgram (0.000001g) range. The immunogen that is produced by modifying th...

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    A word about CDC, pertinent to post 60 above. I never worked there, but I did spend 14 years working closely with peopl...

  • om sharma

    Dr. KSS, I came across this company http://www.curevac.com/rna-technology/ They have already made a lot of progress ...

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    A Novovax pumper Bozo on Skreeching Alfalfa just wrote an article saying to buy Novovax because it is the company poised...

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

    Steve: I am glad you brought up NVAX, as it has popped up on a lot of radar the last few days. My question: How does a v...

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    Since this is a Friday late afternoon this post probably wont get seen much but here you go anyway. I am long and gett...

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    Thank you, Biochem, for a good overview of the negatives on vaccination. I'm of the age to remember getting the oral pol...

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    HERE IT IS: RIGHT OFF THE PRESSES!!!!!!!! —————————————————————————...

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    HERE IT IS: RIGHT OFF THE PRESSES!!!!!!!! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------...

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    On a subject introduced by Dr KSS at #250: Referring to a a small study of post-mortem brain tissue from children with ...

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    To Ken and David: This is what i have from FDA Tracker for INO: INO Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2014-04-01 Phase 2 ...

  • karmaswimswami

    Siva: someone, maybe it was you, asked about it earlier and I meant to answer. All of these HIV vaccine development stor...

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    Greetings Dr. KSS. Thank you so much for all your thoughtful, patient and easy to understand insights into these variou...

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    My background is in biochem and I have worked in a lab as well as several hospitals. I chose not to vaccinate my child b...

  • Myron Martin, Special to Stock Gumshoe

    Well Mr. Swami, whoever you are, let me set the record straight, I do not speak for Stock Gumshoe in an editorial sense....

  • Myron Martin

    Not sure how it happened, but this information indeed bears repeating. These hidden and buried FACTS should be shouted ...

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    Seriously! Science doesn't believe itself?!! The scientific method by definition says we don't know everything, never ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Most places provide lots of exemptions, in places I've lived you have only to sign a paper to exempt yourself from vacci...

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    small comment to your statement: "...grateful that vaccine refusal is low enough in our community"... Vaccines are gove...

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    I believe you are the first documented case of Bell's palsy caused by a vaccine!! Your Dr I'm sure will write a paper o...

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    There are a few people who oppose all the scientific or other demonstrated evidence. There are people who deny the Holoc...

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    For those not firmly in the science camp, and hovering toward the Myron camp, please take a look at this link. http://e...

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    It is important to note here, as has been alluded to, above, that herd immunity (vaccinated) protects the non-protected ...

  • Myron Martin, Special to Stock Gumshoe

    Did Brenton actually L-O-O-K at the website NIX posted? Even I am learning things given that my conclusions are admitted...

  • Myron Martin, Special to Stock Gumshoe

    There may be some truth to what you allege, indeed people are different and not all will react the same. By the same tok...

  • Myron Martin, Special to Stock Gumshoe

    Guess I am just a "lucky idiot" but that epithet can be turned right back on you. What kind of idiot would you consider ...

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    Having being a medical doctor for thirty six years , I find a little insulting when people insinuate that I would betra...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I'm not a doctor, but here's what I think: There is absolutely no question that for humanity as a whole, vaccines ar...

  • Myron Martin, Special to Stock Gumshoe

    I certainly expected the kind of response contributed by Manfred, but I wanted to make the point that there are always a...

  • Myron Martin, Special to Stock Gumshoe

    You are certainly entitled to your opinion, even if it is rather radical and ill-informed. Apparently our Creator was n...

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    Stellar Biotech (SBOTF) remains a great long term investment Tom. It's price seems to have paused in the 1.85-1.99 rang...

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    INO (Inovio) has just published a mouse study using its electroporation vaccination procedure to achieve significant imp...

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