shingles

Merck Admits Shingles Vaccine Can Cause Eye Damage… and Shingles

Two important Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved changes to the warning label of Merck Pharmaceutical’s shingles vaccine, Zostavax, have been made since the controversial drug was introduced in 2006. The first was in August 2014, when, in addition to potentially causing chickenpox, another side effect was added: shingles! That’s right. The vaccine that had
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Before the licensing of the live varicella zoster (chickenpox) virus vaccine in 1995 and subsequent mandating of the vaccine for all children in the U.S., chickenpox itself was considered one of the milder “rites of passage” for children and the vast majority of children experienced the common childhood disease before age ten. Most people have
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Shingles vaccine made with pig gelatin, MSG and residual components of human DNA from an aborted fetus. Why?

The shingles vaccine, branded Zostavax (or Zoster), is supposed to reduce the “risk of developing shingles” and the pain incurred by some elderly people. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends this injection of carcinogenic chemicals for people 60 years of age and older and also advises that even if someone has already had
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