New scientific research has debunked the previous theory by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that ethylmercury in vaccines, including flu shots, is not toxic to humans. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently warned pregnant women again to curb their consumption of fish in order to limit fetal exposures to the neurotoxic mercury.
The two CDC scientists have concluded in their newly published research that there is no ‘good mercury’ and ‘bad mercury’, and that both forms are equally poisonous to the brain. The CDC study, titled ‘Alkyl Mercury-Induced Toxicity: Multiple Mechanisms of Action’, appeared last month in the journal, Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. The authors are John F. Risher, PhD, and Pamela Tucker, MD, who are both researchers in the CDC’s Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. The review of relevant science examines the many different ways that mercury can cause harm to the human body. Paul Thomas, M.D., a Dartmouth-trained pediatrician who has been practicing medicine for 30 years, said, “This scientific paper is the one of most important pieces of research to come out of the CDC in a decade. It confirms what so many already suspected: that public health officials have been making a terrible mistake in recommending that we expose babies and pregnant women to this neurotoxin. I regret to say that I gave these shots to children. The CDC led us all to believe that it was perfectly safe.”
The findings of the new study include research into methylmercury and ethylmercury. Methylmercury is a highly-regulated neurotoxin which is commonly found in fish, and ethylmercury is found in medical products which include influenza and tetanus vaccines. These were found found to have common chemical properties and both disrupt the central nervous system development and function.
Despite these findings, CDC are still denying the harmful effects of mercury by including a small print disclaimer at the bottom of the scientific article which says, “The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.”
J.B. Handley, a Portland, Oregon, businessman who believes that his son received debilitating injuries from a mercury vaccine said, “Baldly dismissing the danger to humans from ethylmercury, has long been a reckless gambit. With this study, by its own scientists, the CDC has now edged into the realm of criminal endangerment.” The founder of a vaccine safety advocacy group called Generation Rescue has since condemned the CDC for misleading the medical establishment. Handley stated, “The CDC knows that pediatricians and physicians rely on its public pronouncements when they make treatment decisions for their patients; how can we escape the conclusion that the agency is knowingly causing the poisoning of tens of millions of American children.”
The new study is now showing contradictory statements from the CDC. For example, CDC’s webpage still states that, “Thimerosal contains ethylmercury, which is cleared from the human body more quickly than methylmercury, and is therefore less likely to cause any harm.” However, the new study has made the opposite conclusion by stating that “Thimerosal is quickly metabolized in vivo (in a living organism) due to its reactions with protein and non-protein thiols … so the effects of thimerosal reported in numerous articles are very likely the result of exposure to the metabolite ethylmercury.” So despite the new study, CDC’s webpage is still insisting that the “two types of mercury to which people may be exposed—methylmercury and ethylmercury—are very different.”
Boyd Haley, the chairman emeritus of the University of Kentucky Chemistry Department, said, “This study is a nuclear bomb detonating over the CDC. It should be getting international, front page headlines.” Haley stated that similar things have occurred in the past, including x-rays during pregnancy or lead exposure to children, where thousands of children were injured or killed before the medical establishments were willing to abandon their treatments that was causing this.
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