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An Open Letter to Nick Paumgarten, Author of “The Message of Measles”

Editorial By Alison Fujito, Children’s Health Defense Contributing Writer Mr. Paumgarten, it’s long past time to address the misinformation in articles like yours, The Message of Measles, which paints such an intensely biased, extremist picture of those who delay or even refuse vaccines, that by my definition, it does not qualify as journalism. In the first […]

Don’t Blame the Critics, FIX THE PROBLEM

Editorial by Alison Fujito, Children’s Health Defense Contributing Writer   Dorit Reiss, whose recent SF Chronicle op-ed was quoted in Michael Hiltzik’s LA Times article on measles, neglected to mention several crucial facts that make her perspective both irrelevant and mean-spirited. Her unreasonable call to punish so-called “vaccine-hesitant parents” is shockingly bereft of recognition of the multiple problems […]

Open Letter from International Organisations to the WHO on the Issue of Vaccine Safety

To the World Health Organisation and those attending the meeting of the Global Vaccine Quality Control Laboratories Network (Rome 25th-27th, September 2018). To the European Parliament, the European Medicines Agency and the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines Dear members of the World Health Organisation, By sharing science and joining efforts towards better health, […]

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s reputation as a resolute defender of the environment stems from a litany of successful legal actions. Mr. Kennedy was named one of Time magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet” for his success helping Riverkeeper lead the fight to restore the Hudson River. The group’s achievement helped spawn 300 […]

Journalists’ “Shots” Sometimes Miss Their Mark

Children’s Health Defense Guest Editorial by Alison Fujito   Journalism is supposed to be free of political and personal agendas. However, we see news media frequently using pejoratives to label critics of industry/government policy. What purpose does this serve? It certainly doesn’t qualify as fair and unbiased reporting. Marginalizing and demeaning the critics cannot settle […]

Related Teen Epidemics? Looking for Answers in All the Wrong Places. Part 2 of 2.

By the Children’s Health Defense Team As discussed in Part One, American teenagers are drowning in a rising tide of disorders: behavioral issues, sensory problems, depression, self-harm and more. The medical-pharmaceutical industry has rushed to brand all of these problems as mental health conditions treatable with profit-generating drugs. Few are talking about the broader neurodevelopmental […]

Pitting Parents Against Parents

The Escalating Efforts to Silence Vaccine Safety Debate By Alison Fujito It’s one thing to recommend something you believe in. It’s quite another to demand that everyone else believe in it as well.  Add hostility, politics, lobbyists, and an industry with a long history of dishonesty, and the result is the antithesis of the founding […]