Reply To: GBS/CIDP Survey

April 5, 2012 at 11:13 pm

“….so you seem to be inviting readers here to draw a conclusion based on essentially no information at all….And by the way, speaking of scientific research, it is well established that the incidence of GBS is the same as between those who have been vaccinated for influenza and those who have not.” (from GH above, pg. 1)

Dear GH,

I have always spoken straight forward on this forum – That’s why I stay away now. But you seem to have no problem throwing your opinions around very loosly. If you would spend a little more time on research maybe you would know just a little more, or at least enough on “what not to post.” Such as:

1. It is a known fact that the CDC basis there stats concerning flu shots (and other vaccinations) only from what is reported to VAERS (vaccine adverse events reporting system), and less than 5% of adverse events are reported; actually about 3%.
2. The IOM, (Instituite of Medicine) which works outside of government regulators for unbiased medical facts, has concluded that a ‘casual relation exist between vaccinations and specific demyelinating disorders’; namely, acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP) or GBS, and CIDP.

Given the current state of scientific knowledge in the field, no responsible doctor, can state unequivocally that a particular vaccine caused a particular injury (or, for that matter, that it did not cause such an injury). Because, any doctor that is willing to make such a statement would be immediately attacked as stating more than science can actually prove. Demonstrating actual causation does not require certainty; rather, it requires a plausable scientific explanation supported by a creditable, reputable witness. And that is just the way the scientific “Flu Shot-Vaccination” world operates GH. Do a little more homework.

Best regards.