Tag Archives: Omnibus Autism Proceedings

“Awareness” for an exaggerated event

October is the month for Breast Cancer Awareness, Craniosynostosis Awareness, Dysautonomia Awareness, National Dyslexia Awareness, Pregnancy and Infant loss Awareness and RETT Syndrome Awareness Month, among others. In a vile attempt to mount this bandwagon, antivaxxers have tried to have … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-antivaccination | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Suzanne Wright, co-founder of Autism Speaks, has died

I’m a member of the Facebook group Boycott Autism Speaks. Yesterday, I learnt from the group that Suzanne Wright, one of Autism Speaks’ cofounders, died on Friday of pancreatic cancer. As you’ve probably guessed by the fact that I’m a … Continue reading

Posted in Autism Awareness, Background Data | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Lawsuit against Gardasil dismissed

Last week, Special Master Lisa Hamilton-Fieldman dismissed a suit brought by two sisters, Madelyne and Olivia Meylor, that the Gardasil Vaccine had caused them to suffer premature ovarian failure. The two plan to appeal the verdict. Madelyne suffered irregular periods … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-antivaccination | Tagged , , , , , ,

Repost – MMR and Autism: the end of the OAP?

(This was originally posted at http://africanjungle.iblog.co.za/2010/10/07/mmr-and-autism-the-end-of-the-oap/ on the 7th October 2010) In an earlier post, I wrote about the Omnibus Autism Proceedings before the Vaccine Court in the US. This consisted of families who believed that the MMR vaccine caused their children’s autism … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-antivaccination, Background Data | Tagged , ,