Celebrities march for vaccination reform

Filed under: Health & Safety: Babies, Development/Milestones: Babies, In The News

Somehow, I seem to be the writer here at ParentDish who always blogs about vaccines and the war on autism. Not sure how it happened, or that it was meant to happen, but I recently came across another story regarding vaccines I thought you might find interesting.

Stars and regular folks alike wearing green t-shirts recently took part in a march to space vaccinations farther apart, and of course get those controversial preservatives (like mercury, which was removed from vaccines over ten years ago, even though autism rates have gone up) out of them. The march was spearheaded by Jenny McCarthy and her partner in love and activism Jim Carrey, along with McCarthy's son, who was diagnosed with autism when he was younger.

According to one parent, children don't all come in the same shape and size, so therefore vaccines and vaccination schedules shouldn't either. By the time a child is two years old he or she may receive up to 28 doses of 14 different types of vaccines. The inventor of one of the vaccines argues that there is so evidence suggesting spacing out the vaccines would make any difference. One doctor interviewed feels strongly that spacing the vaccines out would do more harm than good and that parents should stick to the schedule set up by the Center for Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics rather than doing nothing at all.

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