published Friday, November 4th, 2011

Prosecutors warn of sending chickenpox by mail

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal prosecutor is warning parents not to try a new scheme for dodging vaccines: sending items infected with chickenpox through the mail.

Jerry Martin, the U.S. attorney in Nashville, pointed out it's illegal and unsafe to mail contagious items. Martin told The Associated Press he decided to speak out after WSMV-TV interviewed him about virus exchanges in Tennessee.

Parents trying to expose children to chickenpox are using social media sites like Facebook to find sources of the virus. WSMV-TV reported a Nashville woman was charging $50 to overnight lollipops she claimed were sucked on by children infected with the virus (http://bit.ly/uksLFH ).

Isaac Thomsen, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, said such items likely wouldn't transmit chicken pox but could cause more dangerous infections, including hepatitis.

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XGSBoss said...

Wow. Wow. Holy crap this explains a lot towards the mindset of the antivax crowd. Is it sweeps week in Nashville? I have seen some of the depths that dumb can go to, but never anything like this. It has to be an internet prank of some sort.

November 4, 2011 at 3:37 p.m.
jesse said...

AND i was just gittin ready to SEND alprova a package!!!LOL!

November 5, 2011 at 12:43 p.m.
Elder777 said...

First, I do not approve of handling the symptoms of "chickenpox" in the manner used by those people on Facebook. But WHO is really responsible? Those that refuse to educate the public about viable alternatives that make vaccines obsolete. WHO are the main ones that fail at reporting the news on these viable alternatives? The mainstream media, of course, that pumps pro-vaccine propaganda on a daily basis. There has been an outstanding reward of several million dollars in gold offered to challenge pro-vaccine advocates and vaccine advocates that are just dumbed-down by so-called experts and mainstream media propaganda. The reward is over three years old and not one vaccine proponent has tried to collect the millions in gold! The mainstream media refuses to publish ground-breaking health and science breakthroughs that render vaccines obsolete. So the moot vaccine debate rages on, people die for lack of knowledge and vaccine makers fill their pockets with millions of dollars as death-dealers.

What about this blatant hypocrisy from the pro-vaccine zombies?

Your vaccinated kids are shedding their live viruses all over my unvaccinated kids: Here's info direct from the label of Rota Teq Rotavirus vaccine: http://www.merck.com/product/​usa/pi_circulars/r/rotateq/ro​tateq_pi.pdf RotaTeq is a live, oral pentavalent vaccine that contains 5 live reassortant rotaviruses. In phase 3 studies, shedding was observed as early as 1 day and as late as 15 days after a dose. Caution is advised when considering whether to administer RotaTeq to individuals with immunodeficient close contacts such as: Individuals with malignancies or who are otherwise immunocompromised; or Individuals receiving immunosuppressive therapy. Can potentially be transmitted to persons who have contact with the vaccine. The potential risk of transmission of vaccine virus should be weighed against the risk of acquiring and transmitting natural rotavirus.

Did you all know the federal government is sending anthrax, smallpox and various other extremely dangerous pathogens via Fed Ex and other package services. Oh, and these trucks crash and can spread these diseases: "FedEx Truck Carrying Microbes Crashes In Winnipeg" - http://www.rense.com/general6​3/microb.htm

Many of these vaccines have bovine blood or serum that has been found to have bovine syphillis!

The main thing to note is the vaccine debate is moot - THEY ARE OBSOLETE! The people are not being told about the amazing alternatives because the money from advertising dollars of hospitals using the drugs and the pharmaceutical companies making them are too good to turn down. And besides, population reduction is part of the governments Global 2000 plan, ergo the vaccines do a great job at fulfilling the depopulation agenda that is a documented fact.

Talking about "dumb", the vaccine takers are getting more inept by the day, and the innocent little children that have no choice pay the price of their ignorance and stupidity.

November 7, 2011 at 10:12 p.m.
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