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Dr. Brian Hooker’s Official Statement Regarding Vaccine Whistleblower William Thompson

Brian S. Hooker, Ph.D., P.E. | Science Adviser, Focus For Health Dr. William Thompson, senior scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) contacted me during 2013 and 2014 and shared many issues regarding fraud and malfeasance in the CDC, specifically regarding the link between neurodevelopmental disorders and childhood vaccines. Dr. Thompson and […]

Vaccine Whistleblower

Vaccine Whistleblower is a gripping account of four legally recorded phone conversations between Dr. Brian Hooker, a scientist investigating autism and vaccine research, and Dr. William Thompson, a senior scientist in the vaccine safety division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Thompson, who is still employed at the CDC under protection of the federal Whistleblower Protection Act, discloses a pattern of data manipulation, fraud, and corruption at the highest levels of the CDC, the federal agency in charge of protecting the health of Americans. Thompson states, “Senior people just do completely unethical, vile things and no one holds them accountable.”

CDC Data Reanalysis Shows Strong, Statistically Significant Relationship Between MMR Vaccine & Autism

By the Children’s Health Defense Team   Note: After four long years, CHD Board Member, Dr. Brian Hooker‘s reanalysis of the CDC’s MMR-autism data from the original DeStefano et al. 2004 Pediatrics paper has been republished in the Winter 2018 Edition of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. The data, when properly analyzed, using the […]

The Need to Further Investigate MMR Vaccine – Autism Relationship

Association of American Physicians and Surgeons 1601 N. Tucson Blvd. Suite 9 Tucson, AZ 85716 (800) 635-1196 www.aapsonline.org Dec 7, 2018 Re-analysis of CDC Data Suggests Need for Further Investigation on MMR Vaccine and Autism, according to Article in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons Tucson, Ariz. As early as 2001, the Centers for […]

Primate Vaccination’s Impact on Gut Flora

A recent study published in Nature investigated the gut flora of infant macaques vaccinated with different vaccine schedules.  The text of “Microbial structure and function in infant and juvenile rhesus macaques are primarily affected by age, not vaccination status” is available at this link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-34019-0 However, the usefulness of this study in assessing the gut […]

Don’t Fall for the CDC’s Outlandish Lies About Thimerosal

By the Children’s Health Defense Team Propaganda experts have long admitted that the “big lie” is an important tool for molding public opinion. A psychological profile of Hitler carried out by the U.S. Office of Strategic Services noted that one of the German leader’s “primary rules” was that “people will believe a big lie sooner […]

Study Claims Tdap Vaccine in Pregnancy Doesn’t Cause Autism—Is That True Given The Facts?

By Brian S. Hooker, Ph.D., P.E. and the Children’s Health Defense Team Since 2012, Tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine has been recommended for pregnant women during the third trimester of each pregnancy to provide protection to the newborn despite the glaring lack of safety data. The study, “Prenatal Tetanus, Diphtheria, Acellular Pertussis Vaccination and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)” […]

Meta-Analysis Madness in Vaccine-Autism Science

By Children’s Health Defense Board Member JB Handley, Co-Founder, Generation Rescue   Inexplicably, a 2014 “meta-analysis” of published science exploring the relationship between vaccines and autism has become the evidence du jour to prove “vaccines don’t cause autism.” The inadequacies of the 2014 paper are simple to understand, and reveal much about the current environment. SYDNEY, […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Other FAQs Mercury Myths Media Claims Herd Immunity Questions Media Should Be Asking CHD’s Vaccine Safety Project Mercury is Not Safe in Any Form: Debunking the Myths About Thimerosal “Safety Media Vaccine Safety Claims vs. Facts We’re living in an age where parents increasingly report that their typically developing children declined cognitively and physically after […]

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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 […]

Why Are the Same People Who Failed at Science on Agent Orange in Charge of Vaccine Safety and Developmental Disorders at the CDC?

By James Lyons-Weiler, Ph.D. When historians write about the Vaccine Decades (1976–2020), there are two names that will live in infamy: Dr. Frank DeStefano, and Dr. Coleen Boyle. In the 1980s, Congress mandated Agent Orange studies. Frank and Coleen ended the studies two years early, insuring that “no link” would be found between illnesses being […]

The Vaccine Program: Betrayal of Public Trust & Institutional Corruption—Part 6 of 7.

“A Foolish Faith In Authority Is The Worst Enemy Of The Truth”– Albert Einstein By Vera Sharav   Note from the Children’s Health Defense Team:  Following is Part Six in Vera Sharav’s seven-part exposé of the complex and widespread corruption that exists in the vaccination program, the deceptive practices by officials of “authoritative” international public health […]

The Vaccine Program: Betrayal of Public Trust & Institutional Corruption—Part 5 of 7.

Internal CDC Email Correspondence Reveals a Corrupt Culture By Vera Sharav   Note from the Children’s Health Defense Team:  Following is Part Five in Vera Sharav’s seven-part exposé of the complex and widespread corruption that exists in the vaccination program, the deceptive practices by officials of “authoritative” international public health institutions and further evidence of the […]

Mercury is Not Safe in Any Form: Debunking the Myths About Thimerosal “Safety”

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. People ask me questions about mercury toxicity all the time. I’ve spent over ten years researching and writing about the mercury-based preservative Thimerosal, which is detailed in my book, Thimerosal: Let The Science Speak. The preface to the book is written by Mark Hyman, M.D., one of the best known […]

Mercury is Not Safe in Any Form: Debunking the Myths About Thimerosal “Safety”

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. People ask me questions about mercury toxicity all the time. I’ve spent over ten years researching and writing about the mercury-based preservative Thimerosal, which is detailed in my book, Thimerosal: Let The Science Speak. The preface to the book is written by Mark Hyman, M.D., one of the best known […]

Mercury is Not Safe in Any Form: Debunking the Myths About Thimerosal

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. People ask me questions about mercury toxicity all the time. I’ve spent over ten years researching and writing about the mercury-based preservative Thimerosal, which is detailed in my book, Thimerosal: Let The Science Speak. The preface to the book is written by Mark Hyman, M.D., one of the best known […]

Flu Shots During Pregnancy & Autism: Cause for Concern

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Lyn Redwood, RN, MSN A Nov. 19 study, of 45,231 women, published in JAMA Pediatrics, identified a heightened risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis in the children of mothers who received a flu shot during their first trimester of pregnancy. The study, Association Between Influenza Infection and Vaccination […]

Thimerosal FAQ

People ask me questions about mercury toxicity all the time. I’ve spent over ten years researching and writing about the mercury-based preservative Thimerosal, which is detailed in my book, Thimerosal: Let The Science Speak. The preface to the book is written by Mark Hyman, M.D., one of the best known and most respected physicians in the country, and the introduction is by Harvard University neurologist Martha Herbert, M.D./Ph.D. Dr. Hyman and Dr. Herbert are just two of a team of the nation’s most outstanding researchers and clinicians who have helped me gather scientific data on Thimerosal.

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Chairman of the Board 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 […]

Is the Autism Epidemic Real?

A threadworm tactic employed for a decade by Big Pharma and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and their allies to combat the scientific evidence that the autism explosion is a manmade epidemic of recent origins has been to hint that there is no autism epidemic at all. Public health agencies maintain a disciplined refusal […]

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Forbes Magazine & CDC’s Rogue Scientist

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Stark facts belie Willingham's dismissive assertion that Thorsen is merely the creature of an anti-vaccine conspiracy mill. Poul Thorsen is subject of a 22-count indictment by the US Department of Justice for wire fraud and money laundering in connection with more than $1 million in research grants that he allegedly […]

Methodological Issues and Evidence of Malfeasance in Research Purporting to Show Thimerosal in Vaccines Is Safe

Background data (not reported in print) suggests a strong link between thimerosal exposure and autism.

Rounding Up Glyphosate: Toxicity Known Since the 80s—So Why Weren’t We Protected?

By Brian S. Hooker, Science Advisor, Focus for Health and Board Member, Children’s Health Defense   The pesticide glyphosate, also known by its trade name Round-Up®, has been in the news recently due to a lawsuit filed against agriculture giant Monsanto by a school district employee who developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma while using glyphosate weed killer as a part of […]

The U.S. Needs an Independent Vaccine Safety Organization

By the Children’s Health Defense Team Most Americans are oblivious to the huge annual burden of chronic illness, injuries and deaths linked to vaccines. Some of the blame for the public’s ignorance belongs to a complicit media that “pretends that vaccine-related injuries do not occur.” However, the lion’s share of culpability for the buried story […]

Not Born With It

By Brian S. Hooker, Science Advisor, Focus for Health and Board Member, World Mercury Project   Recently, the newest U.S. autism prevalence numbers were released by the CDC.  It was not good news.  Among children born in 2004 and 2006, the prevalence of autism had increased from 1 in 68 to 1 in 59, respectively.  Leading […]

Here We Go Again: More Vaccine-Autism Denialism

By Brian S. Hooker, PhD, PE and the Children’s Health Defense Team   Scientists like to pretend that they are above grubby conflicts of interest, and mainstream journalists often pay lip service to their “fourth estate” watchdog role. However, some scientists and journalists are all too willing to play more of a corporate lapdog role. […]

A Matter of Right and Wrong: The CDC’s Troubling Lack of Research Ethics

By Brian S. Hooker, Science Advisor, Focus for Health and Board Member, Children’s Health Defense   Documents obtained by the Freedom of Information Act indicate that Centers for Disease Control (CDC) officials gave preferential treatment to the Danish grantees (including Dr. Poul Thorsen) at Aarhus University, and took no apparent action to evaluate the veracity […]

CDC Director Resigns, but CDC Conflicts of Interest are Par for the Course

By the Children’s Health Defense Team   Media outlets are announcing the abrupt resignation of Brenda Fitzgerald, the physician appointed in July, 2017 to head the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The resignation follows on the heels of reporting by Politico, which uncovered conflicts of interest pertaining to dubious investment decisions made by […]

The Association Between Thimerosal Exposure and Tics – The Advisory Committee on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV) Machinations

By Brian S. Hooker, Ph.D., P.E.   Between November 2013 and September 2014, I was in direct contact with the CDC Whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson. I recently wrote about my interactions with Dr. Thompson in an editorial piece that appeared in the winter 2017 edition of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons (22:119). One […]

Countering False Vaccine Safety Claims

Vaccines can and do cause injuries, including autism   By The Children’s Health Defense Team We’re living in an age where parents increasingly report that their typically developing children declined cognitively and physically after receiving vaccines. Despite the sound science supporting these parent claims, government agencies and mainstream media continue issuing the now shopworn mantra […]