I just found out that alot of the shots we give our kids to protect them from disease were created using cells from aborted children!  I am shocked and sick!  There are some ethical alternatives but they are hard to get and cost more.  Well for me anyway, I get shots at the health dept. and they have what they have.  It makes me not want to give those shots to my kids!  But I don't want to put my kids in danger not immunizing them.  I am torn!

US AND CANADA - ABORTED FETAL CELL LINE PRODUCTS AND ETHICAL ALTERNATIVES
Updat
ed: February 12, 2008  

Disease

Product Name

Manufacturer

Fetal Cell Line

Ethical Version

Manufacturer

Cell Line

Chickenpox

Varivax, Varilrix

Merck, GSK

WI-38, MRC-5

None

N/A

N/A

Hepatitis A

 

Vaqta, Havrix

Avaxim, Epaxal

Merck, GSK

Sanofi, Berna

MRC-5

MRC-5

Aimmungen
Not available in US

Kaketsuken

(Japan & Europe)

Vero (monkey)

Hepatitis A & B

Hepatitis A & Typhoid

Twinrix

Vivaxim

GSK

Sanofi

MRC-5

MRC-5

Engerix Hep-B Only

Recombivax Hep-B Only

GSK

Merck

Yeast

Yeast

Measles/Mumps/Rubella

MMR, Priorix

Merck, GSK

RA273, WI-38

None

N/A

N/A

Measles-Rubella

MR Vax

Eolarix

Merck

GSK.

RA273, WI-38

RA273, MRC-5

Attenuvax (Measles Only)

Merck

Chick embryo

Mumps-Rubella

Biavax II

Merck

RA273, WI-38

Mumpsvax (Mumps Only)

Merck

Chick embryo

Rubella

Meruvax II

Merck.

RA273, WI-38

Takahashi

Not available in US

Kitasato Institute

(Japan & Europe)

Rabbit

MMR + Chickenpox

ProQuad/MMR-V

Merck.

RA273, WI-38, MRC-5

 

None

 

N/A

 

N/A

Polio

Poliovax,

DT Polio Adsorb.

Sanofi Pasteur

MRC-5

IPOL

Sanofi Pasteur

Vero (monkey)

Polio Combination

(DTaP + polio+ HiB or Hep-B)

Pentacel, Infanrix Hexa, Quadracel

Sanofi Pasteur, GSK

MRC-5

Pediacel; Pediarix + HiB

IPOL + any DTaP

Sanofi

GSK

Vero (monkey)

Rabies

Imovax

Sanofi Pasteur

MRC-5

RabAvert

Chiron

Chick embryo

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Enbrel

Amgen

WI-26 VA4

Humira

Abbott Laboratories

Chinese Hamster Ovary

Sepsis

Xigris

Eli Lilly

HEK-293

Ask your doctor

N/A

N/A

Shingles

Zostavax

Merck.

WI-38, MRC-5

None

N/A

N/A

New: Smallpox

Acambis 1000

Acambis

MRC-5

ACAM2000, MVA3000

Acambis/Baxter

Vero, Chick Embryo

In Development Ebola

TBA

Crucell/NIH

PER C6

None

N/A

N/A

In Development Flu,

Avian Flu

TBA

MedImmune

Vaxin, Sanofi

PER C6,

HEK-293

FluVirin, Flu Shield, Flumist, FluZone, FluBlok

Chiron, Medimmune,

Sanofi ,Protein Science

Chick embryo

Caterpillar

In Development: HIV

MRKAd5 HIV-1

Merck

PER C6

None

N/A

N/A

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Comments:

Night...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 10:52 PM Oh, that is disgusting! I am torn as well now. Thanks for sharing!

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tiffa...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 11:45 PM thats just the beginning...check out a site called VRAN.

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gusti...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 12:48 AM oh my god

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SanDi...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 4:52 PM I got a queasy feeling reading this.  Maybe it's a small positive thing from a terrible experience?

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I5150...
Jun. 4, 2008 at 4:11 AM that is sick that they would do that with a dead baby.... thanks for the info....

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mnmo3bb
Jun. 12, 2008 at 10:29 PM yeah, just wrong! I am convinced that this is why abortions will never be illegal in the US... I mean come on, the Republicans had control of both houses and the white house for what, 4 years?? that would have been the perfect time to overturn Roe vs Wade... but the fact it they make too much money off of it... the whole thing is just sick and wrong!

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presh...
Sep. 15, 2008 at 10:54 AM

There is some disgusting, repulsive stuff in vaccinations.  How come no one cares about this???

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RockT...
Oct. 25, 2008 at 9:20 PM

Yeah this is crap.   This is propaganda and you should really examine what your posting about and so some real research on actual medical practices before you post this crap.

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