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Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby dgdavis64 » Sat Aug 23, 2014 10:40 am

Here it is... :D

A Study by Focus Autism Foundation Finds: CDC Whistleblower Reveals Widespread Manipulation of Scientific Data and Top-Down Pressure on CDC Scientists to Support the Fraudulent Application of Government Policies on Vaccine Safety

Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism Rate Among African-American Boys Receiving MMR Shot Earlier Than 36 Months


WATCHUNG, NJ--(Marketwired - August 18, 2014) -
A top research scientist working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) played a key role in helping Dr. Brian Hookerof the Focus Autism Foundation uncover data manipulation by the CDC that obscured a higher incidence of autism in African-American boys. The whistleblower came to the attention of Hooker, a PhD in biochemical engineering, after he had made a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for original data on the DeStefano et al MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) and autism study.

Dr. Hooker's study, published August 8 in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Translational Neurodegeneration, shows 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.

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby makingitpossible » Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:04 am

That doesn't surprise me. I read this today too:
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/vaccines-an ... ic-review/

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Postby kulkulkan » Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:13 am

The whistleblower identify has been disclosed and apparently still worked for CDC (but escorted out now). Of course, next steps would be to either make a deal with him ($) or completely discredit him.

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby dgdavis64 » Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:42 pm

Apparently CNN is attempting a scrub job...

CNN Complicit in Media Coverup of CDC Whistleblower
August 23, 2014 By Celia Farber 1 Comment

CNN is now overtly complicit in the mainstream media blackout of the developing story of CDC whistleblower Dr. William Thompson, who stepped forward and revealed that he had partaken in cooking data attempting to minimize the truth about the toxicity of the MMR vaccine in infants and the increased risk of developing autism.



Yesterday, on CNN’s “iReport” page, the story was posted.

As of late last night, the article had 45,232 views, 178 comments,( mostly people literally begging CNN and other media to cover it,) and a staggering 17 thousand shares.

This clearly is what we call “news worthy.”

However, CNN has now deleted the story, claiming it was “flagged” for being “in violation” of iReport’s policy.

In violation of what? CNN’s appeasement policies toward the vaccine industry?

CNN won’t allow the story of a whistleblower from a federal health agency who has admitted to falsifying a bedrock of data about vaccine safety, but it offered frothing, extensive coverage to Brian Deer’s claim’s that Dr. Andrew Wakefield’s 1998 Lancet paper was “fraudulent.” (The paper’s assertions–of a link between gastrointestinal illnesses, MMR, and autism– have subsequently been repeated in many other studies, and the paper’s lead author, who was funded to do to, went through the proper courts in the UK and was vindicated.)

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby makingitpossible » Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:19 am

This seriously just makes me want to cry. All these studies that prove vaccine safety are epidemiological which is not hard science and any other drug this would not be acceptable.
Of course you can skew the data to exclude enough kids to make the data look like you want it to when you are publishing your own epidemiological studies and no one is really looking to closely at them.

I honestly can't believe this is still a debate. What the f#ck diseases are we trying to protect from. Hep B at birth from mothers who tested NEGATIVE to Hep B. WTF. Why test us then?

If you give a shot full of neurotoxins at 24 hours old how can you possibly say your child was not vaccine damaged?
Babies really don't sufficiently start producing antibodies till they are one year old anyways. WTF.
Seriously I am sorry but I wish God everyday someone would have said something to me before she was born. I would have listened and read up. Luckily before her 2 month shots I did but not extensively and she got 11 more. Sorry for the vent but this makes me so sad. My daughter wasn't vaccinated for MMR. I will take the measles. I am not scared. Anybody comes near my daughter with a needle and they will get it shoved in their own neck.

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby FatherOf2 » Sun Aug 24, 2014 3:41 pm

The news states the 340% higher chance of autism in boys receiving the MMR vaccine on time (at an early age) vs those receiving it later. It is 2x higher in black boys than the rest. The present head of CDC co-athured the debunking paper back in 2004 and received an award for that. But the data, which was available to the authors of the debunking paper in 2001, including the whistleblower, has been hidden from public until last week. This is very sad as many parents trust CDC and go along with recommended vaccines.

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby kulkulkan » Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:09 pm

If the CDC can tone down a 7x "dosage dependent" link (Thimerosol) by diluting data, then to hide 3x link by deleting data isn't hard to believe.

The real question is what the whistleblower is going to do given no longer anonymous. Is he going to fold like Dr. Verstraeten (who revised his paper, then quit CDC and went to work for GSK) or publicly step up and go to mainstream media as well?

I predict that he will retire (definitely not going to pharma or CDC after this, maybe academia) and likely get a package/settlement and not go mainstream with this, thinking he has done all that he wanted to do to clear his conscience. Now, a federal judge order or congressional subpoena can probably over-ride NDA under settlement, but I doubt anyone is going to be investigating the fraud.

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby piinthesky » Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:44 pm

From what I understand, he has already shared thousands of documents with Bobby Kennedy, Dr. Hooker and others. I don't think there's any putting the cat back in the bag at this point (thank goodness). Lawsuits will be filed and discovery will prove what we've all known all along. The question is, since the CDC has spent the last several decades putting all their money and energy into defrauding and covering up instead of trying to fix/improve the vaccines, what will they do about it? It will be interesting to see what happens to the childhood vaccine schedule after all of this is over.

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby kulkulkan » Mon Aug 25, 2014 9:59 pm

The whistleblower would have been more effective if he had shared the story with two mainstream media rather than just anti vax segment. Fourteen years later and with some congressional hearings, the cat is still very much in the bag with respect to Thimersol and so far it doesn't seem to matter how many docs Brian Hooker can get his hands on. The fact mainstream media is actually going out of their way to not report this makes me think that the cat is still in the bag here as well. Hope I am wrong.

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby makingitpossible » Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:30 pm

I think regardless things regarding vaccines will change. Right now the polio generation is still in power and the ones that parented the generation having kids right now. Apparently they didn't quite understand polio rates were way down before the the polio vaccine came out.
They see vaccines as a saving grace. No matter what I say to my father he still remembers standing in line for this saving vaccine that caused more cases of paralytic polio after its introduction than the disease itself.
But soon the people in charge and people making all the decisions will be the autism generation. The rates keep going up and with all the toxins continuously being released it will only get worse. No one questioned the vaccines in the 80s when I was born. 30 years later plenty are.

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby dgdavis64 » Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:21 pm

Interview today with Brian Hooker..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THGbJnpywyw

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby -Sophie- » Wed Aug 27, 2014 2:26 pm

Below are a selected list of discussions about Brian Hooker’s recent paper and the highly irresponsible way he and his team are promoting it.

Let me know if you spot one I should add to the list.

Here on Left Brain/Right Brain, I have discussed this as:

http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/0 ... ommunties/

and

http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/0 ... nclusions/

Here’s the press release for the recent reanalysis study

as put out by the group that funded it.

Here is a video by Andrew Wakefield where he relies upon ugly race-baiting slander to promote himself and the study.


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http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/0 ... ism-paper/

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby Twinboysmom » Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:12 pm

Sophie, you are free to continue to vaccinate yourself and your family. I watched my boys regress after receiving the MMR (along with 6 other vaccines) in one day. This study was one of the studies my pediatrician used to convince me that vaccinations were indeed safe. I am not African American but if I was I would indeed be angry. The syphyllis study was not that long ago.

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby BDK » Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:19 pm

Ya know,

I'm on the fence with this one. No question that autism and mental illness is terrible for our family. But, I also have a very good friend who had polio as a child and is crippled for life, and my great-grandmother lost 3 siblings to diphtheria before modern medicine (and also a brother drowned trying to swim the river to get help).

I think it is way past time to be honest with the side effects of vaccinations. It is also time to spend considerable efforts to resolve why and what to do about it. I honestly can't say that we should dump vaccinations, but we obviously can't continue either.

Just my 2 cents,
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Postby FatherOf2 » Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:04 pm

I see that the subject of vaccination continues to be a controversal one here. I must admit that I didn't like the video "CDC Whistleblower revealed". It felt like the true issue of vaccines increasing the chances of autism was masked by a racial conspiracy theory. This has done a disservice to this true issue and those who want the government to have a closer look at the vaccine safety issues. The fact that the autism rate has increased dramatically over the past 60 years is undeniable. CDC should be looking at these statistics as early signs of an epidemy, and instead of covering up the vaccines' connection to autism, CDC should be coming up with a solution before the US end up with half of its population in group homes, unable to work. How many mental dissabilities does it take for CDC and the US government to start taking it seriously?

Now about whether vaccinate or not. Let people vaccinate their children if they want to. It is undeniable that vaccines stopped some deadly diseases. But, there should be a disclosure that "MMR and other vaccines increase the chances af autism by xxx% if given before xxx age" and recommend an alternative vaccination schedule. It is all about the disclosure! Let parents, based on this disclosed risks, make a decision for themselves whether to vaccinate or not, and when. If I knew about the vaccine connection to autism, I would never vaccinate my children. I would rather take a risk of them possibly contracting a deadly disease. This is the risk we take every day of our lives: anything could happen to our children, even when we do such simple things as pony rides. But if you consider a life-long suffering of an autistic person, possibly abused by his caretakers, I don't see how anybody could say "yeah, but at least he/she didn't get polio and died".

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby kulkulkan » Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:17 pm

Agreed. Awful marketing video. Only helps CDC.

On half population in group home, I saw a depressing stat. 20% of the US population or 56 million people already have a disability and this could double in the next two decades to over 100 million disabled at the current rate. So in not so distant future, we could have as many disabled people (that would need funding) as working people (source of funding). It isn't sustainable and productivity per capita will decline significantly.

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby makingitpossible » Wed Aug 27, 2014 9:19 pm

I agree with Fatherof2. It shouldn't be such a controversy. Tell us the truth and let us decide if we want to risk the deadly chicken pox or autism. Sorry for the sarcasm but really let us decide. We are the parents.
My daughter and I drink raw milk. Another stupid huge debate. Both of these were not a debate at all 100 years ago since people didn't get vaccinated or drink pasteurized milk.
I could care less if you want to vaccinate your kid or serve them pasteurized milk so why would you care what I do with mine?
One thing that gets me though is all these studies are epidemiological. Try passing a drug with only epidemiological data. It isn't going to happen.
Stop lying to us. Most of my family members have heard my side and still chose to vaccinate. I talk my Dad's ear off and he still gets his yearly flu shot (I think which according to CDC is 9% effective after 65) and still gets the flu at least half the time. My sister and a few friends on the other hand have decided to listen and/or look up both sides of the debate and have stopped vaccinating. Leave it an option but tell the truth.
Having worked in group homes for years I realize that if my daughter needs one that will be my next career opening up a hobby farm group home myself. I guess I won't have to worry about future employment options. Very sad statistics.

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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby Winnie » Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:52 pm

kulkulkan wrote:Agreed. Awful marketing video. Only helps CDC.
That video is just ridiculous -- shades of Area 51 videos also on youtube, only worse. If they believed they had a "bombshell," then they should have approached a legitimate news agency, at the very least, instead of trying to push each other out of the way to grab media attention for themselves. And if this is an urgent matter, as they proclaim, taking the time to produce a glam propaganda video featuring themselves just causes them to appear as media clowns.

I don't have much confidence in Hooker's analysis, as the "astronomical" (his word) increased risk for AA boys is certainly not reflected in the prevalence among AA children compared to other groups (it is actually less than other groups, as I recall). Since this is seemingly an odd finding, it could be a fluke in the data, a function of the statistical analysis used, or some other situation reflected in the population used. However, I hope that this will be subject to further analysis, by people who actually have expertise in statistical methods.

I do agree that the CDC should be transparent with their findings. But I'm interested in the facts, not the manufactured propaganda (Thompson was escorted to his car!!!) or ridiculous comparisons to Tuskegee (which is correctly pronounced tuhs-kee-gee, btw) or Nazis. I hope a closer look at this cohort will help eliminate the controversy or confirm a need to dig deeper. Unfortunately, I doubt any amount of evidence will deter some from believing in a global conspiracy (again, shades of Area 51).

kulkulkan wrote:On half population in group home, I saw a depressing stat. 20% of the US population or 56 million people already have a disability and this could double in the next two decades to over 100 million disabled at the current rate. So in not so distant future, we could have as many disabled people (that would need funding) as working people (source of funding). It isn't sustainable and productivity per capita will decline significantly.

The numbers just do not support your assertion regarding rate of increased disability and future disabled population v non-disabled population -- and run contrary to the belief that half the population is eventually headed to a group home (unless we live too long :)). From the 2010 Census:

The percentage of people with a disability was statistically unchanged from 2005. However, when adjusted for the aging of the population, the disability rate dropped from 18.6 percent to 18.1 percent (Table 2).

I think you are also assuming that people with disabilities are all unemployed and receiving funding, or all have a severe disability. Here are some stats regarding the distribution (apparently based on 2010 Census) from this source -- more at link):

Population Distribution

51.2 million
Number of people who have some level of disability. They represent 18 percent of the population.

32.5 million
Number of people with a severe disability. They represent 12 percent of the population.

11%
Percentage of children ages 6 to 14 who have a disability. This amounts to 4 million children.

72%
Percentage of people 80 and older with disabilities, the highest of any age group.

20%
Percentage of females with a disability, higher than the 17 percent of males. On the other hand, among children under 15, boys were more likely than girls to have a disability (11 percent versus 6 percent).


Using or Needing Assistance

10.7 million
Number of people age 6 and older who need personal assistance with one or more activities of daily living (such as taking a bath or shower) or instrumental activities of daily living (such as using the telephone). This group amounts to 4 percent of people in this age category.

2.7 million
Number of people age 15 and older who use a wheelchair. Another 9.1 million use an ambulatory aid such as a cane, crutches or walker.


On the Job

11.8 million
Number of 16- to 64-year-olds who reported the presence of a medical condition that makes it difficult to find a job or remain employed. They comprise 6 percent of the population.

56%
Percentage of people ages 21 to 64 having some type of disability and also employed in the last year. The rate ranged from 82 percent of those with a nonsevere disability to 43 percent with a severe disability. For those without a disability, the rate is 88 percent.

44%
Percentage of people with a nonsevere disability who work full time, year-round. This compares to 53 percent without a disability and 13 percent with a severe disability.
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Re: Whistleblower Says CDC Knew in 2003 of Higher Autism..

Postby kulkulkan » Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:16 am

Not my assertion. Was reading these stats which don't look good anyway you look at it.

http://www.disabilityfunders.org/disabi ... -and-facts


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