Aluminum In Vaccines A Neurological Gamble Analysis

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In “Aluminum in Vaccines: A Neurological Gamble” by Neil Z. Miller, he discusses the chemicals in vaccines and how he believes it is dangerous. Vaccines are drugs that can contain antigens, preservatives, adjuvants, stabilizers, antibiotics, buffers, diluents, emulsifiers, and inactivating chemicals. They also contain residue from animal and human growth mediums. Today, children receive one vaccine at birth, eight vaccines at two months, eight vaccines at four months, nine vaccines at six months, and twelve additional vaccines between twelve and eighteen months. Several vaccines are administered simultaneously for convenience, not safety. Vaccine manufacturers are not required to test their products in all of the various combinations that they …show more content…
Miller, he talks about the dangers of vaccinating babies. Several vaccines contain high amounts of aluminum. Babies receive multiple doses of these aluminum-containing shots. Aluminum is neurotoxic, even in minute quantities, and has a long history of well-documented hazards. In 1927, Dr. Victor Vaughn, a toxicologist with the University of Michigan, testified before the Federal Trade Commission that “all salts of aluminum are poisonous when injected subcutaneously or intravenously.” According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “Aluminum is now being implicated as interfering with a variety of cellular and metabolic processes in the nervous system and in other tissues.” This has led some researchers to speculate that aluminum may be linked to autism. Some evidence appears to support this possibility. In the New England Journal of Medicine published data showing that premature babies injected with aluminum build up toxic levels in the blood, bones and brain, and that aluminum toxicity can lead to neurological damage, including mental handicaps at 18 months of …show more content…
Immunizations can save children's lives. Because of advances in medical science, children can be protected against more diseases than ever before. Some diseases that once injured or killed thousands of children are no longer common in the United States. Polio was once America’s most-feared disease, causing death and paralysis across the country, but thanks to vaccinations, there have been no reports of polio in the United States for more than 30 years. While some babies are too young to be protected by vaccination, others may not be able to receive certain vaccinations due to severe allergies, weakened immune systems from conditions like leukemia, or other reasons. It is important that people who are able to get vaccinated are fully immunized. This not only protects everyone, but also helps prevent the spread of these diseases. Vaccines are only given to children after a long and careful review by scientists, doctors, and healthcare professionals. Serious side effects following vaccination, such as severe allergic reaction, are very rare. The disease-prevention benefits of getting vaccines are much greater than the possible side effects for almost all children. Vaccines have reduced and, in some cases, eliminated many diseases that killed or severely disabled people just a few generations ago. If people continue vaccinating completely, parents in the future

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