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Gabi Swank

Poor 16yr old Gabi Swank could be facing death due to vaccination (Gardasil)
research must be done

Do you know anyone who's had issues with vaccinations? Last year my cousin 10yrs of age passed away due to ongoing complications from vaccines

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Asked by -lovingliam- at 7:10 PM on Apr. 2, 2011 in Health

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  • i've never heard of any complications and only know of possibly 1 girl getting that vacination. are they not a good thing? i thought they were.

    Answer by QandA at 7:12 PM on Apr. 2, 2011

  • many people get it, they've added it into the vaccination schedule for girls. Gabi's mother is working to get it off the market

    Comment by -lovingliam- (original poster) at 7:24 PM on Apr. 2, 2011

  • as with all vacines, it is still new and they don't know enough about it yet. sad.

    Answer by QandA at 7:39 PM on Apr. 2, 2011

  • The Gardasil drug was fast tracked...meaning that the manufacturer wanted it approved by the FDA quickly. Which means only 1200 girls were tested before this vaccine was approved. Would you really want to put something that has not had thorough testing in your child? Gardasil is one of the most criticized vaccines for the amounts of death its caused. From the CDC website - As of September 15, 2011, approximately 40 million doses of Gardasil® were distributed in the U.S. and VAERS received a total of 20,096 reports of adverse events following Gardasil® vaccination: 19,075 reports among females and 569 reports for males, of which 504 reports were received after the vaccine was licensed for males in October 2009. VAERS received 452 reports of unknown gender. Of the total number of VAERS reports following Gardasil®, 92% were considered to be non-serious, and 8% were considered serious.

    Answer by Niffer1976 at 12:02 PM on Nov. 12, 2011

  • First the HPV vaccine only protects against roughly 8 strands of the HPV virus. It doesn't give you 100% protection against all HPV. This from the CDC website again..A large study that covered 83% of the U.S. population during 1998–2003 estimated that about 24,900 HPV-associated cancers occur each year. More than 17,300 HPV-associated cancers occur yearly in women, and almost 7,600 occur yearly in men. Cervical cancer is the most common HPV-associated cancer among women, and head and neck (oral cavity and oropharyngeal) cancers are the most common HPV-associated cancers among men. The following counts are from this study. From the looks of just sheer numbers you are at higher risk for side effects from the vaccine than you are from getting HPV.


    Answer by Niffer1976 at 12:04 PM on Nov. 12, 2011

  • again from the CDC website... As of September 15, 2011, there have been a total 71 VAERS reports of death among those who have received Gardasil®. There were 57 reports among females, 3 were among males, and 11 were reports of unknown gender. Thirty four of the total death reports have been confirmed and 37 remain unconfirmed due to no identifiable patient information in the report such as a name and contact information to confirm the report. A death report is confirmed (verified) after a medical doctor reviews the report and any associated records. In the 34 reports confirmed, there was no unusual pattern or clustering to the deaths that would suggest that they were caused by the vaccine and some reports indicated a cause of death unrelated to vaccination. That is heartbreaking.71 people dead! and that is confirmed...unconfirmed numbers would increase that alot.

    Answer by Niffer1976 at 12:13 PM on Nov. 12, 2011

  • last thing from the CDC...Cervical Cancer Statistics

    Cervical cancer used to be the leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States. However, in the past 40 years, the number of cases of cervical cancer and the number of deaths from cervical cancer have decreased significantly. This decline largely is the result of many women getting regular Pap tests, which can find cervical precancer before it turns into cancer.1 For more information, visit HPV-Associated Cervical Cancer Rates by Race and Ethnicity.

    In 2007 (the most recent year numbers are available)—
    •12,280 women in the United States were diagnosed with cervical cancer.*2
    •4,021 women in the United States died from cervical cancer.*2

    Do your research before putting anything in your baby. Also, ask for titers to be measured first!

    Answer by Niffer1976 at 12:19 PM on Nov. 12, 2011

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