Measles

‘Melanie’s Marvellous Measles’

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

I wrote this book in an effort to start the education process early on the vaccination issue so children are aware of some of the issues with vaccination so they have information should they encounter a zealous vaccinator at school or in their community. It is up to you as the parent to expand on […]


Student Discrimination When It Comes To Immunisation

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

AT A GLANCE Unvaccinated students discriminated against following a confirmed case of measles in a vaccinated primary school student. New Zealand schools keep a register of which students have been vaccinated, and rely on these records when handling possible outbreaks. The Immunisation Awareness Society calls for better protocols and deeper understanding of measles, risk and […]


Children vaccinated with MMR can spread the disease

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

“The MMR vaccine viruses are not infectious” is an incorrect statement.  According to the Medical Director of Merck who manufactures the MMR vaccine:  “The attenuated viruses in MMR can occasionally and to a limited extent be shed from a vaccinated individual into the environment. You would expect this of any virus or bacterium that infected […]


Measles Fear Mongering: Where's The Honesty – part 2

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Part 1 here | Measles Fear Mongering Part 2 Let’s face it, we will never know the truth about the amount of “fully” vaccinated getting measles as the main aim is to sell the vaccine and scaremonger parents into getting their kids vaccinated for the second, third or fourth time… Let’s have a look at […]


Measles Fear Mongering: Where's The Honesty – part 1

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Measles Fear Mongering Part 1 Let’s start by looking at one of the latest Herald articles… “Almost all the 64 cases were in unimmunised people, said Dr Richard Hoskins, medical officer of health. Several cases have unclear immunisation records, partial immunisation, or were immunised for the first time several days after exposure to an infectious […]


The MMR Vaccine And Autism

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

More recent research reveals that there could indeed be a link between the controversial MMR vaccine and autism, as well as bowel disease in children.


What Is Measles

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

What is measles. Should you be worried about an outbreak? The answers may surprise you.


Measles – The Real Facts

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

The Health Department intends to vaccinate 540,000 children from the ages of two to 10, which they say will prevent an epidemic of 50,000 cases, 900 hospitalisations with complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis; and 10 deaths.