Let me first say this.. I have no clue where the truth on this story is.. There are multiple sources reporting about ‘unnamed sources’ and multiple people stating those unnamed sources aren’t real. The crowd that thinks vaccines cause autism are being accused of libel and propoganda. The people who think vaccines never cause any problems are being accused of ignoring blatant evidence of CDC lies. It’s convoluted..often crazy.. and now being graced by the inclusion of the one and only Rob Schneider.
The group Focus Autism released a press release boasting they found out dramatic news concerning an MMR link to autism..
Then a story appeared in Global Research stating that the US Centers for Disease Control were involved with covering up a higher incidence of autism in African Americans.. That report quoted ‘unnamed’ sources from the CDC, a whistleblower, saying that African-American boys receiving their first MMR vaccine before 36 months of age are 3.4 times more likely to develop autism vs. after 36 months.
Yes.. the MMR vaccine.. Unless you’re under a rock, you know all about that ongoing fight.
Natural News wrote a story about this.. pro-vaccine websites linked to it to mock it.. BUT..in the article, Natural News published an interesting email that it got from a FOIA request.., as seen here:
Then the online information war got murkier.. A CNN iReport was published by a user ‘eplettner’ concerning the Global Research story. This report blazed online with the headline: "Fraud at the CDC uncovered, 340% increased risk of autism hidden from public." Comments on the story hit back hard.. The big majority of the comments thread opposed the story’s publication and said it was propaganda that will lead to health problems for children if big numbers of parents stop vaccinating their kids.
I said before things got murky…
There are real studies appearing on government websites that may cause a dilemma for people accusing the people behind this story of lies and deceit. There is a peer reviewed study on NCBI.NLM.GOV called “ Measles-mumps-rubella vaccination timing and autism among young african american boys: a reanalysis of CDC data.” This is a part of the quick conclusion from the study:
The present study provides new epidemiologic evidence showing that African American males receiving the MMR vaccine prior to 24 months of age or 36 months of age are more likely to receive an autism diagnosis.
What!? yes.. that’s what it said. The study appeared August 2014. The results section states this:
When comparing cases and controls receiving their first MMR vaccine before and after 36 months of age, there was a statistically significant increase in autism cases specifically among African American males who received the first MMR prior to 36 months of age. Relative risks for males in general and African American males were 1.69 (p=0.0138) and 3.36 (p=0.0019), respectively. Additionally, African American males showed an odds ratio of 1.73 (p=0.0200) for autism cases in children receiving their first MMR vaccine prior to 24 months of age versus 24 months of age and thereafter
A credible report.. on an official government website.
Then came Rob Schneider.
I first learned that Schneider got himself involved with this by seeing a link on the RAW STORY about it.. They headlined it: Actor and anti-vaxxer Rob Schneider: I have proof the CDC ‘fraudulently changed’ autism data.. Some of the comments on the RAW STORY thread have been hoping for Scheider to get measles from an vaccinated child and die.. others made fun of his acting career.. But someone did link the NCBI study to awkward reactions.. Including the RAW STORY itself, which linked a SNOPES article written a few days ago declaring the 340% autism increase as “probably false.” Someone asked RAW STORY, “ So…believe Snopes or PubMed??”
ALL of this confusion has led to the CDC releasing a statement, just within the last few days.. And here is their response in full:
So….we now know the unnamed whistleblower. His name is Dr. Williams Thompson.. If am getting all of this right, it appears Thompson said that the CDC manipulated evidence by removing African American children without birth certificates for the study to justify vaccinations..
And finally……Brian Hooker spoke to an online news organization concerning his conversations with Dr. Thompson.
Ok.. I tried. I’m tired.. I am confused..
Am I getting any of this right?
Am I confused?
Am I getting the full picture? The big picture?
I’d love to hear thoughts.. see thoughts..
And for Christ sakes, I wish this debate was over. But it appears it never will be..
….I’m confused. Is Rob?