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Do your research on vaccinations

OK, I am writing this to inform those that haven’t taken the time to educate themselves on vaccinations. It was brought to my attention that a cartoon with a mother and child about the measles was put in the April 13 newspaper.

I am just curious if anyone who has ever received a vaccine has actually asked for the pamphlet that is available to you to inform you of the active ingredients in the vaccine that is being given? So, I am informing you only on a little. This is the MMR vaccine that I have researched before, but I am doing it again to educate others. Now please everyone, educate yourself on what you are putting into the body. You have to remember that it isn’t a one size fits all.

Do you know what Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) is? If not, educate yourself. No one can teach you if you aren’t willing to learn.

Fetal bovine serum comes from the blood drawn from a bovine fetus via a closed system of collection at the slaughterhouse. 

WI-38 is a diploid human cell strain composed of fibroblasts derived from lung tissue of a 3 months gestation aborted female fetus.

Gelatin or gelatine is a translucent, colorless, flavorless food ingredient derived from collagen taken from animal body parts.

Neomycin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. You should not take neomycin if you have ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, a blockage in your intestines, or other inflammatory bowel disease.

Glutamate, also called glutamic acid, is one of the most abundant amino acids in the human body. The highest concentrations are present in the brain and muscles (R, R2). On the other hand, excessive levels lead to neurological and mental diseases.

Also, disturbances in glutamate transmission in the brain have been linked with loss of memory and learning ability in Alzheimer’s disease patients.

This is a small glimpse into what is in the MMR. Now that I have given you some educational information, please, you do the rest. I’m not saying you are right or wrong for vaccinations, what I am saying is educate yourself.

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