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HPV Vaccine Under Fire, Class Action Law Suit Filed Against Merck
A young woman who suffered autoimmune and neurological health problems following injections with the HPV vaccine, Gardasil, has filed a class-action lawsuit against Merck & Co., Inc.
According to the Australian newspaper, the Herald Sun, Naomi Snell who is 28 years old, “said her life was put on hold for more than two years after she lost the ability to walk, battled crippling back and neck pain, and suffered convulsions that started soon after her first injection in July 2008.”
Seven other Victorian women are considering joining the court case against Merck and say they have suffered anaphylaxis and physical breakdowns as a result of the vaccine.
In fact, Judicial Watch, a public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, recently issued an update on adverse reaction reports relating to Gardasil.
The documents obtained from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) detail 26 new deaths reported to the government following HPV vaccination between September 1, 2010 and September 15, 2011.
That's 26 reported deaths of young, previously healthy, girls after Gardasil vaccination in just one year.
The CBCD believes that although the Gardasil vaccine is currently under fire, continued research on the Human Papillomavirus is incredibly important because this virus is so common and because so many people are infected.
However, because it is clear from statistics as stated on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) website that over 90% of women infected with HPV clear the virus from their systems naturally within a 2 year time period, the CBCD also believes that more natural, safe approaches to combating viruses is best.
Like the Herpes family of viruses, HPV infects the body and then begins storing dormant (sleeping) copies of itself (imagine clone soldiers) usually somewhere in the skin. When the virus copies are latent, or dormant (asleep) it does nothing and the person has no symptoms even though the virus lives within the person’s body for life.
In fact, the FDA says, “Some viruses…can enter a state known as latency in which the virus is not being replicated. In the latent state, the virus does not cause disease.”
However, many viruses can awaken and begin replicating themselves. Anyone who has had a fever blister or cold sore has experienced an awakening of the Herpes (HSV-1) virus within his or her system. The virus clones awaken and immediately begin attacking the body resulting in an Oral Herpes outbreak.
The same thing happens with many other viruses including HPV. It invades and then settles into the body in a dormant, sleeping state…just waiting to wake up and attack your system.
There is currently no cure for an HPV infection.
That is why the CBCD believes that more research into methods of combating dormant viruses is so important. It makes sense that methods for killing dormant viruses, or boosting the immune system so that the human body eradicates viruses before they even become active, would be the best means of preventing diseases caused by viruses.
To learn more about the Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease (CBCD) and the research it conducts, please visit http://www.cbcd.net
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The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease (CBCD, http://www.cbcd.net)
The CBCD published the “Purple” book by Dr. Hanan Polansky. The book presents Dr. Polansky’s highly acclaimed scientific theory on the relationship between the DNA of latent (chronic) viruses and the onset of chronic diseases. Dr. Polansky’s book is available as a free download from the CBCD website.