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Christine Maggiore dies, but not of HIV

LA Times gives no cause of death, but HIV propagandists can’t wait

Bad luck for AIDS reformers, to add to other setbacks, though Christine’s heroism may yet prove out

Who’s bigger, Anthony Fauci or Bernie Madoff?

Christine Maggiore and Eliza JanePerhaps the best known public activist against the HIV-causes-AIDS premise in science and medicine, Christine Maggiore has unexpectedly died at 52, the Los Angeles Times reports in a blog today (Dec 30 Tuesday).

Christine Maggiore, vocal skeptic of AIDS research, dies at 52:

Until the end, Christine Maggiore remained defiant.

On national television and in a blistering book, she denounced research showing that HIV causes AIDS. She refused to take medications to treat her own virus. She gave birth to two children and breast-fed them, denying any risk to their health. And when her 3-year-old child, Eliza Jane, died of what the coroner determined to be AIDS-related pneumonia, she protested the findings and sued the county.

On Saturday, Maggiore died at her Van Nuys home, leaving a husband, a son and many unanswered questions. She was 52.

According to officials at the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, she had been treated for pneumonia in the last six months. Because she had recently been under a doctor’s care, no autopsy will be performed unless requested by the family, they said. Her husband, Robin Scovill, could not be reached for comment.

No cause of death was stated other than lingering pneumonia, but the world’s poster girl for replacing the HIV/AIDS paradigm – beautiful, intelligent, courageous, determined and persuasive in her personal and public rejection and condemnation of the official rationale for treating AIDS as if it were caused by HIV – looks likely now to become the poster girl for the witless defenders of the HIV faith, who are already trumpeting her death as the inevitable consequence of denying their belief.

But in fact, the report of the LA Times gives them no real grounds for saying so, and nor does her life. All the facts in the news report which suggest that Maggiore died because she flouted known science and disregarded established medicine are errors. Maggiore did test positive on an HIV test many years ago, but then negative often enough for her status in this regard to be uncertain at the very least, and in fact probably negative during the many years she wisely refused any further testing. Her child, Eliza Jane, did not die of AIDS-related pneumonia, but of allergic reaction to amoxicillin. This is perfectly clear to all who are not under the superstition that all illness is caused by HIV as soon as anyone mentions AIDS as a possibility. The child died very rapidly after being medicated by a standard antibiotic which occasionally causes fatal systemic overreaction. She did not decline over months from AIDS related symptoms of any kind.

Maggiore’s friends said she underwent a holistic “cleanse” last month that left her feeling ill.

“She was telling me that she wasn’t feeling great,” Carter said, adding that he questioned whether the pneumonia was related to AIDS.

As an advocate, Maggiore counseled HIV-positive pregnant women on how to avoid pressure to use the drug AZT as a method to reduce the chances of transmission to their babies. She considered the drug toxic.

Maggoire gave birth to her son, Charlie, and his younger sister, Eliza Jane, at home and breast-fed both, although research indicates that it increases the risk of transmission. Eliza Jane Scovill died in 2005 from what the coroner ruled was AIDS-related pneumonia. Maggiore and Scovill, however, hired a pathologist who concluded that the girl died of an allergic reaction to the antibiotic amoxicillin.

After Eliza Jane’s death, Los Angeles police investigated whether Maggiore and Scovill were negligent in not testing the girl for HIV. In 2006, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office decided not to file criminal charges against Maggiore, saying that it would have been difficult to prove criminal negligence because Maggiore had sought medical advice. Friends said that Maggiore never fully recovered after the death of her daughter and that she had trouble even sleeping and eating. Her preteen son, Charlie, has tested HIV negative.

Last year, Maggiore and Scovill sued Los Angeles County and others on behalf of their daughter’s estate, charging that the autopsy report lacked proper medical and scientific evidence for the declared cause of death. The case is pending.

Why did Christine die?

From this superficial account given in the LA Times it is not possible to get any kind of clear picture as to why Maggiore would die at such an early age, since the only relevant phrases are “According to officials at the Los Angeles County coroners office she had been treated for pneumonia in the last six months” and “Maggiore’s friends said she underwent a holistic “cleanse” last month that left her feeling ill.”

The implication of the “officials”‘s comment is, of course, the fantasy that an otherwise healthy person suffers terminal PCP over time owing to the depredations of the lethal virus. Removing the superstition, all we know is that Maggiore was not very well in her last few months.

What is known is that Christine was a relative gentle soul on whom the stresses and strains of acting as a punching bag for the lunatic proselytizers of HIVcauses/AIDS ideology must have exacted a price over the years, particularly after she suffered the ultimate tragedy for a mother of losing a much loved child to a medical accident, when the viciously misguided demons from the dark corners and sewer tunnels of society emerged to hound her relentlessly, as they are now bound to do again.

UPDATE: Jan 2 Fri

How Christine Maggiore died:

We have the following in from Celia Farber, posting on Dean’s World – Dean Esmay’s Blog , a last email a mutual friend received from Christine Maggiore on Dec 19, which gives a pretty clear picture as to how the poor woman died:

“Regarding my health, I finally figured out what’s going on…but it got really scary. Here’s the scoop I just sent a friend: I have been through the absolute worst health nightmare ever.

The cleanse, while definitely bringing about some profound benefits, left me feeling weak and dehydrated. I lost my appetite almost completely about 10 days ago and for some weird reason could only tolerate hot tea and hot chicken broth. I had been in touch with the cleanse doc who said all was typical, uncomfortable but typical. Not one to quit, I kept going. Then I started to have trouble breathing, I was feeling winded after the most simple task like making the bed. This last Sunday, I stopped being able to sleep at all.

So finally, genius that I am, I made an appointment to see my MD who is really smart and very well versed in natural health care and not at all into the HIV paradigm. I could only get in to see her yesterday. She said I was totally dehydrated and having a reaction to the herbs in the cleanse which she thought were suspicious. I asked her to check my lungs and she said they sounded clear.

I told her I thought I should have a chest Xray anyway, just to be sure, but she was skeptical because I hadn’t had a cold, flu, cough or fever. But I insisted so she wrote me up to go to a radiology place that would give an immediate reading. By then I felt so ill I had to ask my neighbor to drive me and thank god he was there with me because I never would have made it to the radiologist without his help.

As it turned out, the Xray showed a very serious case of bi-lateral bronchial pneumonia. The doctor immediately gave me IV rehydration, IV natural cortisone, and IV antibiotic. She said if I did not improve by the next day, I would have to go to the hospital which I argued would give me worse treatment, lousy food and maybe a MRS infection as a parting gift. I went back again today, had more IV treatments and she said if I can make it through the weekend without having to go to the hospital, she will be very happy.

She also said I’m pretty tough to have had such severe pneumonia and keep going. I have three natural cortisone treatments I am to take everyday, and today I started with another antibiotic called Z pack which is different from the one used in the IV. It’s a little scary because she asked me if I am allergic to the antibiotics she’s giving me but I’ve never taken them, so I don’t know. She stayed next to me during the IV antibiotic to make sure I was not going into reaction which sort of made me feel like I might be having a reaction!

But I didn’t and I slept for the first time since Sunday last night. My appetite is getting back to normal and I am on total bed rest for two weeks. I can’t imagine doing otherwise.


It may look as if the coroner “official” was accurate in saying she must have suffered from some pneumonia for a while, and for some reason it got a hold, and her “cleansing” exacerbated the matter and her bodily resistance was overcome, although she claimed her mental fortitude was as strong as ever. But the congestion detected may simply have been produced by dehydration caused by the “cleansing” purgatively toxic herbs she swallowed in what may have been an inappropriate treatment.

As far as we understand it, everyday health is a miracle of so many coordinated inner processes that it is rather incredible we have so much of it for so long, except that there are many redundant and repair processes built in. However, the body’s functioning is highly dependent on the intake of necessary nutrients and water and once the system is weakened beyond a certain point, resident threats like tb or pneumonia can take hold and if the extra energy required to overcome them is not available, and better nutrition or artificial assistance with drugs is not sufficient, the final slippery slope is not too far away. Pneumonia in particular can be rapidly lethal, However, in this case it sounds more like dehydration, which produces congestion in the lungs and difficulty in breathing, and can itself kill in a matter of days unless remedied rapidly.

The additional stress is what makes the smear and rejection tactics of the HIV/AIDS crazies, from positions high and low in science and society, so morally revolting, because as group animals the energy we draw from others is normally one pillar of our health, and if this support is flipped from love to hate our inner resources are drained needlessly and a normally small injury or easily remedied mistreatment can be life threatening.

It is not too imaginative to say that the responsibility for Maggiore’s death lies in some measure with the way she was treated by these cretins.

One thing is certain. Anyone familiar with the science knows that it had nothing to do with HIV, except indirectly through the superstition fostered by irresponsible scientists such as Robert Gallo and John Moore and their champion Anthony Fauci of NIAID for their own purposes, and the lynch mob mentality they whip up to divert attention from their nefarious misleading of government and public.

Disputing the HIV paradigm is an unlucky cause

This tragedy is a very unfortunate turn of events for AIDS reformers in their endless public battle against those who deny them a voice, ie the true denialists in AIDS, the scientists, officials and activists who deal with the blatantly unanswered scientific review and condemnation of HIV as the supposed cause by evading, avoiding and dismissing a critique they are evidently unable to answer effectively at the peer reviewed level in the proper journals.

The history of the last few years has been one where every victory achieved by the reformers in bringing the attention of the public to the validity of questioning the conventional wisdom has been answered by the gods with a setback which has dissipated their small successes.

In the death of Yale’s Serge Lang they lost one of the most determined and impressive reformers of academic and media hypocrisy and claptrap at the highest levels.

Politics burdens truth at Harpers

Lewis I would never have left Celia twisting in the wind Lapham, Harpers renowned editor

The extraordinary breakthrough of the Harpers piece, Out of Control, published two years ago by Celia Farber was a remarkable success which in normal circumstances would probably have proved a tipping point in media attention to the HIV Is/Is Not AIDS issue.

But breaking events had to be included and changed the nature and delayed the completion of the watershed article, and its momentum dissipated when it was finally published just at the time Lewis Lapham, the long time editor of Harpers who had originally responded to her talent and conviction and asked her to do the piece, chose to hand over the reins to a new and younger man.

The new editor by virtue of his new circumstances could not afford to rise above the political difficulties involved, as the soon to retire Lapham would have done, though he (the new editor) was entirely taken with the intellectual merit of her work and heavily involved in shepherding it to publication in its final polished and perfected form (contrary to the impression opponents tried to create in the letters column, there was only one proven error, which was trivial and beside the point, since it had to do with cuckoo clocks).

Bernie, meet Anthony, who did it first

Still, someone once said that any publicity is good publicity and if we have entered a new age of iconoclasm where in finance and economics the mighty are fallen and the gods are found to have feet of clay, it may be that the spirit of questioning has spread so far and wide that one of the issues that will be reviewed by the new administration may be the vexed issue of whether all the money being spent on HIV/AIDS is going down the right rat hole.

Bernie You mean that guy beat me to it? Madoff

After all, now that people have wised up the fact that even the greatest insider investment opportunity of the last decade turns out to be nothing but a giant Ponzi scheme – in fact, that much of Wall Street in the last decade or two has turned out to be nothing but a giant Ponzi scheme – it is not entirely unlikely that their scepticism might turn to wondering if scientists can be trusted any more than Wall St wizards not to abuse their responsibilities to the general public.

If Christine Maggiore’s tragically early death can serve to keep her role in questioning science at the forefront of the public mind, aided and abetted by the self defeating efforts of the mindless HIV defenders to abuse her even in the afterlife, then its heroism may yet help to achieve what she long fought for, a pubic review of what we may now call not the Enron of science or even the WorldCom of science, but the Bernia Madoff Ponzi Scheme of Science, equally global and worth over $50 billion.

Tiny Tony meets his PresidentIn other words, on the one hand we have Bernie Madoff, the $50 billion man. On the other, Anthony Fauci of the NIH, even bigger, having run off with even more of the public’s money in a scheme to which officials and leaders world wide have lent their name and which has caused considerably more deaths than the one suicide registered so far in the wake of Bernie’s arrest.

108 Responses to “Christine Maggiore dies, but not of HIV”

  1. gangstalking Says:

    Hi Baby Pong,

    Your posts make a great deal of sense. I remember reading that EJ had died, and I wondered if there was more to her death. I think she died around the time Christine and her family were all set to do the movie about living alive and well. I can’t recall the name of the documentary.

    I thought there might be more to the child’s death but to suggest that to a mother that was grieving for her child seemed cruel. She was so saddened by EJ’s death.

    I understand that we live in a world of conspiracies. Christine more than anyone that I can recall was a symbol for a movement, she made people think outside of the box on what is more of a political issue than anything else. She got people to ask questions, and to look for other solutions to their problems.

    Conspiracies happen all the time. Anna Nicole and her son, and now we find out that she really was harmed intentionally. We just had swine flu which came from 4 different viruses. Human, Swine and Bird flu, from 3 different continents. Asia, Europe and North America. Yet when you scream conspiracy no one wants to listen.

    I think it’s interesting that her doctor thought the herbs were suspicious. We live in a world where dark forces do indeed wait in the wings to further their agenda.

    I was not aware that she was due to speak or testify against someone two days before she died. That’ interesting news.

    There are people online, in every forum, who are paid and working for an alternative agenda. The world is one big controlled place, and yes conspiracies do happen all the time, but people can’t live in the shadow and darkness forever, if Christine had done this, she would not have touched so many people’s lives, or changed so many thoughts on a very interesting subject.

    I found out about her death not too long ago, and I am very saddened by it, because I think she was an original who made people think outside the box. She was brave to share her views and I hope that there was enough light sent out into the universe by her presence that people will keep asking questions, and searching for answers to a very complex problem, that has definatly not been answered by traditional science.

    In fact it seems more and more that traditaional science might have had a hand in this from the start. Playing both sides.

    [quote]Five years later, Gallo, who had worked for the Virus Cancer Program (VCP), “discovered” the retrovirus that causes AIDS; and Duesberg, who also worked for the VCP, continues to declare that HIV is harmless.[/quote]

    Both men forgot to mention their hard work on this wonderful project. One side leading the take the medicine that will kill you, the other side, saying don’t take the medicine, because HIV does not lead to AIDS.

    I don’t know what the truth is, but I do know that if people stop asking questions, they will dishonour the memories of those who fought to free their minds, and tried to get them to see the truth.

    I wish you all well in your continued fight. Your fight is one tentacle of a much larger octupus that the world is dealing with. Your conspiracy is just one arm of a bigger branch, and the moment the world wakes up to this reality, it will be a better place.

    To have said anything less on this topic would not make me the person that I wish to be. I think Christine was special and brave, and I think the world was a better place for having someone like her in it, in that it made them think and see outside of their mental prisons. I am sorry that she is gone and did not get to see her cause through to the end, or justice for EJ, like she wanted, but I hope her fight will continue. By this I mean that I hope people will continue to think outside of the box, and continue to look for the answers till they find the truth. All the best.

  2. Baby Pong Says:

    Thanks Gangstalking. Yes, there are people on most relevant forums (on all issues of importance to the Power Elite) who are paid to post, agent-provocateurs is what we call them. They tell false stories and such, pretend to have beliefs that they don’t really have, in order to win people’s confidence.

    Christine really should have gotten out of the activism biz after EJ’s death (even before would have been better). What happened was predictable, and in fact I had a strong premonition it was going to happen, and I warned her and urged her to take action to undermine any plots that might be brewing against her. (like, repeatedly try to test negative and stop allowing your healthy condition to be publicized in movies and on TV)

    She probably found it difficult to do that, because I believe TV shows like 20-20 were paying her money for her appearances, and she probably needed the money.

    People don’t realize that Christine and her healthy life and family were a threat to US national security. The exposure of Aids science would have been disastrous to US science leadership and their ability to dictate what is scientific truth to the rest of the world. Would have caused global rage and uprising and maybe even revolutions. Hence quite possibly she was targeted by the dark forces that the US govt runs.

    It’s also highly interesting and ironic that, if she and EJ were not killed by black ops, they may well have been killed by iatrogenic means — the antibiotics that allopathic medicine insists are good for you.

    And part of the reason she allowed EJ to be given antibiotics, probably against her better judgment, may have been that she was very aware that the “Child Protective Services” were watching her, and waiting for some excuse to seize her child from her. She may have figured that, if she had not allowed the antibiotics to be given to EJ, CPS might have stormed into the house with guns drawn and taken her child. As they have done to people who refuse to allow allopathic quackery to be perpetrated on their children on many occasions.

  3. gangstalking Says:

    I treat Christine and EJ’s deaths as two seperate events. What caused one might not have caused the other. The problem is no one looked further after the death of EJ, they had the answers and that was it. Life is not like that.


    The first case is interesting and it’s just one of many examples where the medical establishment said one thing, and arrested a woman and they were wrong. The child died from a rear genetic disorder, but they insisted that she had poisoned her child. They tested his bottles and said, yes antifreeze was found, you are guilty, and that was it. That would have been it, but she was pregnant. The same thing happened when the second child was born, the second child that had been taken away from her.

    When they looked into it, it was not poisoning, it was a very rear genetic disorder. Read the case study.

    [quote]The newly appointed Prosecuting Attorney, George B. McElroy III, felt he had enough evidence to convict Patricia Stallings. As he immersed himself in the Stallings’ case, he interviewed all the witnesses himself. He talked to all the experts involved and reviewed their findings. They found a gallon of antifreeze in the basement of the couple’s home. In the Prosecuting Attorney’s mind, all the evidence pointed to Stallings’ guilt. McElroy grew disturbed by news reports that Patricia’s second baby suffered from a rare metabolic disease called Methylmalonic Acidemia, commonly referred to in the medical field as (MMA.)

    Two major pieces of medical evidence seemed to positively indicate that Ryan’s mother had poisoned him. The first was the finding of ethylene glycol in the infant’s body by two independent laboratories. McElroy, consulted with a couple of “experts,” who wrongly advised him that even if Ryan suffered from the rare metabolic disease (MMA) that it still would not account for the high levels of ethylene glycol found in the baby’s blood. The second disturbing piece of evidence was the finding of crystals in Ryan’s brain that the experts concluded were positive signs of ethylene glycol poisoning.

    Patricia’s Attorney, Rathbone, who took the case as a favor to the Stallings family and “Because no one else would take it,” had a hard time finding any witnesses who would testify that the infant had likely died of a rare inborn metabolic disorder. “The problem is that there was no one who would back me up on it,” Rathbone said.[/quote]


    Second case, not medically related, but dingoes ate my baby. Sounds upsurd. They called her a killer, murderer, and they arrested her and would not believe her. Several years later, the same thing happened with another family.

    They would not believe that a dingo could take away a baby, and strip it of it’s clothing, they thought it was an eleborate plot by the family.

    Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction.

    I think what contributed to Christine’s death was cruelty. I read about the law and order SVU episode. It’s sounded brutal. It must have just cut open those wounds. I think you can fight many things with the mind, but this seems to have hit her below the belt. Harder than anything in the three years since losing EJ. Looks like something finally worked.

    I don’t know if EJ’s death was natural, meaning disease related, deliberate meaning intentional in some way, or just something all together not thought of. If tomorrow we found out that there is a child on Christine’s side of the family or Robin’s who have a rear genetic disorder, and who dies in a similar way that EJ did, and the autopsy shows the same thing, would they jump to the same conclusions?

    Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction, that is why we have to always keep searching, keep asking questions, keep looking for answers.

  4. Truthseeker Says:

    Thanks G for that Wiki reference on the Azaria Chamberlain ‘dingo ate my baby’ saga, new to us, though the theme is not. When in doubt, blame the victim seems to be the principle here. That is to say, whenever a child disappears, or family members are murdered, and you lack any trail to any other suspect, you settle on the bereaved parent or parents as the killer of their own child. This happens so often that one wonders if there is some fundamental psychology involved. Does a parent losing a child in unexplained circumstances arouse deep fears of abandonment in the onlookers, which results in a lynch mob rage fed by this primeval terror of childhood?

    It also raises another question. The McCanns, the Brit couple whose three year old ultra cute daughter was abducted in Spain, were on Oprah the other day, affording a chance to study them and their faces. They suffered the standard treatment ie they were soon vilified by the cops and the press, compounding their misery, even though a witness reported seeing a man carrying a toddler in his arms on the street around the time she disappeared.

    Studying their faces and recognizing their types among the collection we were provided with by our childhood in England, we could see they were obviously decent innocents, and that the accusers were the creeps. A friend marvels sarcastically at our amazing ability to tell from someone’s face whether they are liars or not, but we feel that in many cases what is written on someone’s face is readable.

    The question arises here in this blog thread whether Pong would be on the side of the angels or the devils in this type of case. Is it not true to suggest that unfortunately, despite his distinguished performance as a commentator on scientific skulduggery, he would be likely to join the hounds of hell, and persecute the innocent parents, since only that would be consistent with his tendency to suspect all is not well in areas where the supposedly naive blog host, too optimistic in his eyes about the honor and integrity of the media and government, tends to swallow the official line?

    Like Lady Bracknell, one asks merely for information. Is it not true that the crowd in such cases as the dingo ate the baby tends to behave in a paranoid manner, and does not this bias apply on the Web to the WTC/Pentagon issue and similar? And was it not taken advantage of by the Bush administration in peddling the story of WMDs in Iraq to justify the US attack?

    Perhaps there should be a governor installed in the process of looking for answers which counteracts this bias.

  5. Baby Pong Says:

    i haven’t read the links and didn’t even know what a “dingo” was until I googled it. You should know by now that Pong is always on the Devil’s side. But this case sounds a bit like “Shaken Baby Syndrome” in which parents are blamed for a baby’s death that was probably really caused by vaccination. They even get doctors to testify about the new syndrome. And parents are convicted (I think some have been convicted) without any evidence, just on the doctor’s assurance that the parents must have shaken the baby to death. And the med establishment that enforce vaccination doctrine with the same ridicule-demean-but-don’t-debate tactic that they use with H skeptics, escape scot-free, by the age-old technique — find a scapegoat.

  6. Truthseeker Says:

    Pong, don’t cases where Shaken Baby Syndrome is alleged and then used to convict need some corroboration in evidence of blood clots or whatever suggests a shaken baby? Also, you are aware that the six major mainstream studies found no correlation between vaccines and autism, right?

    On the topic of vaccines they are now reporting that fear of vaccines has resulted in resurgent disease, according to a headline we skimmed in the last few days.

    What’s the best reliable – scientifically reliable if possible – website on this topic you would recommend to newcomers?

  7. Baby Pong Says:

    Six studies, you say? Six major studies done by the medical establishment and published in prestigious journals? How could they possibly be wrong?

    I guess it didn’t occur to you that the studies just might have been designed and executed by researchers who were fully aware that, if they found that vaccines cause autism, they would be blacklisted from any future research, probably fired or demoted, and their names and reputations dragged through the cesspool. And equally aware that, if they found that vaccines don’t cause autism, they would continue being rich, respected researchers, with ever more funding directed their way by the Faucis of the world.

    Yes, I too have skimmed web headlines saying things like “A child has died from a preventable disease” which was in one of the science mags. Why don’t they write stories like that every time a child dies from after-effects of vaccination, which happens so often that the US govt set up a fund to compensate the parents of vaccine-killed and injured children (to spare the drug companies the financial liability). They don’t report those stories, you may have noticed. What causes this curious state of reportorial affairs??? Could it be drug industry influence and ad dollars perchance?

    Here is a good article on the Shaken Baby subject by our friend Mohammed Al-Bayati.


  8. Truthseeker Says:

    The scientific literature is the first litmus test applied to claims by the watchdogs at this site, as you know, followed closely by another litmus test applied to the studies cited. Are they properly done or not?

    As you know, we have pointed out often, in harmony with many people and other sites and books, that many studies in medicine are not properly done, and very often seem to assume the outcome they detect and even use it as a premise. As JAMA and others have shown, this mysteriously correlates to quite a high degree with the business interests of the researchers, who for some reason dpn’t often publish results which would lower the revenue of their funders.

    We stop short however of stating so blatantly your apparently reflex suspicion of the motivations of researchers, whether conscious or not. Given that human motivations are rarely simple, it seems unfair to accuse people of sheer crookedness if many factors are at work, some of them probably sheer incompetence and stupidity and other unconscious factors.

    Yet as you know in AIDS many of the drug studies are useless for lack of controls and the entire literature assumes that the cause of immune deficiency is HIV without any good reason and innumerable reasons against this presumption, It is clear from their actions to resist review that the leaders of the field are fully aware that their tens of thousands of papers are corrupted at their core and outsiders could easily see this if the critics were allowed to gain a major media platform.

    Whether autism research is similarly corrupted by poor design and reasoning we don’t know. Certainly the parents of autistic children and their supporters are sure there is a correlation between vaccines and their child’s handicap. The suspicion that the mercury in vaccines was causing the problem seems now, however, to be ruled out, since autism diagnoses are as high or higher than ever even though the mercury laden preservative has been removed from vaccines for two years now, we believe. Perhaps you know better.

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