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Mercury will be in the children's vaccines in Missouri....

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:32 PM on Oct. 23, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Mercury is used as preservative. Remember that the content of mercury is so minimal for the body to get rid of. Mercury is "evacuated" from our bodies. So we shouldn't be worried.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:35 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • Um mercury is not "evacuated" from our bodies. It builds up and causes long term effects. Where did you hear that???? That is misinformation.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:39 PM on Oct. 23, 2009


    Answer by Anonymous at 12:43 PM on Oct. 23, 2009


    wikipedia is not an accredited source...even universities will not allow quotes as being accurate for term papers.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:45 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • Interesting, well, then look it up for yourself, I know what I am talking about...I just pulled that one up first.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:47 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • Here is a children's educational site about Mercury. It should help some of you.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:51 PM on Oct. 23, 2009


    Babies Excrete Vaccine-Mercury Quicker than Originally Thought
    Controversial Preservative Doesn't Have Time to Build Up in Babies' Bodies

    January 30, 2008

    February’s issue of Pediatrics offers another reason to rethink blaming the spike in autism diagnoses on thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative routinely used in several childhood vaccines until the late ‘90s.

    New research from the University of Rochester suggests that infants’ bodies expel the thimerosal mercury much faster than once thought – thereby leaving little chance for a progressive building up of the toxic metal.

    Answer by shesajar at 12:53 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • So you are worried about vaccines? "We get mercury in our bodies from many different sources including mercury vapors in ambient air, ingesting it via drinking water, fish, dental amalgams, vaccines, occupational exposures, home exposures including fluorescent light bulbs, thermostats, batteries, red tattoo dye, skin-lightening creams, over-the-counter products such as contact lens fluid and neosynephrine, and more."



    Answer by Jademom07 at 12:54 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • I am worried about all those things as well as the vaccines.
    As far as that one study goes, I have a hard time believing it. Who funded it?
    Again: this is about money.
    "Pichichero has also served as a consultant to vaccine manufacturers including GSK Biologicals, sanofi pasteur, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and MedImmune."

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:01 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • The study wasn't funded by the pharmaceutical industry.
    And the parts you left out about the study and its author:

    Pichichero has served as consultant to the World Health Organization, and his research has held considerable weight in the WHO decision to continue using thimerosal in vaccines administered in nations outside the United States.

    This research was supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. It was performed in conjunction with investigators Angela Gentile, M.D, Norberto Giglio, M.D., and Veronica Umido, M.D., of R. Gutierrez Children’s Hospital in Buenos Aires; Carlos Gotelli, Ph.D., and Mariano Gotelli, Ph.D., of the Center of Toxicology Research in Buenos Aires; Lihan Yan, M.S., of EMMES Corp in Rockville, Maryland; and Thomas Clarkson, Ph.D., Elsa Cernichiari, M.S., Grazyna Zareba, Ph.D., and John Treanor, M.D., of the University of Rochester.

    Answer by shesajar at 1:10 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

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