(L) Richard Moskowitz, MD , and (R) Dr Toni Bark
by Dee McLachlan
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has supported the current national “no jab, no play” policy. He also is pressing for a further move — to stop unvaccinated children from attending childcare centres and preschools across Australia.
Wait. How many vaccinations are enough? Who decides such a thing? It is, after all, a decision, not a “fact.” I trawled for some statistics and came up with a helpful American list at the website: sitsshow.blogspot.com.au
- 1950 – 3 childhood vaccines typically given when a child entered school.
- 1983 – 10 recommended vaccines by the age of 6 years old (24 doses, 7 injections, 4 oral doses for polio).
- 2010 – the CDC vax schedule totaled 68 doses with more than half given by the time a child was only a year and a half old.
- 2016 – 74 doses by age 17.
The number of vaccines have increased, but no improvement in health is noticed
Tony Bark, a physician from Evanston, Illinois, puts it in perspective. She has been an MD since 1986, and was originally pro-vaccination — as that is what she had been taught. But in the early 90s, Dr. Bark studied “classical homeopathy.” Now, she looks at vaccines in a whole new light. In the AgeofAutism she is quoted saying:
“I can only make comments about my own patient population. I can say in my patient population, the kids with chronic illness are the kids who were vaccinated. And the kids that weren’t vaccinated, I don’t have any of those children on medications. None of them have chronic illness. I can’t think of one that has any kind of chronic illness. Not one.”
Dr Bark is referring to children with asthma, food allergies, Asperger’s or autism, Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, and chronic autoimmune diseases.
We Need to Listen to Sensible Doctors
At our website, Gumshoe News, assistant editor Mary W Maxwell is opposed to giving readers a chronicle of sinister developments. She keeps telling me that people need to hear the correct story and not merely criticize the false story.
In her book, Consider the Lilies (2013) she has supplied, as appendices, excerpts from physicians all the way back to 1893, who had something intelligent to say about vaccination.
Here is one such person, Richad Moskowitz, a pediatrician in Massachusetts. He obtained his MD from Harvard but then dabbled in what we now call alternative medicine – but which used to be orthodox! Let’s hear him out. He published this in 2005.
Natural Immunity, by Richard Moskowitz, MD
I wondered how vaccines really act inside the human body, what they do. The current medical system lacks and does not seem to want any broader conception of how medicines affect the organism as a whole.
I will begin by contrasting the process of coming down with and recovering from an acute disease, such as the measles, with what happens when the corresponding vaccine is administered instead.
With its marked affinity for the respiratory mucosa, the measles virus is dispersed through the air by sneezing and coughing infected droplets, and then inhaled by susceptible persons.
For 10 to 14 days, the virus multiplies silently, first in the tonsils adenoids, and accessory lymphoid tissues of the nasopharynx, then in the regional lymph nodes of the head and neck, and finally in the blood, spleen, liver, thymus, and bone marrow, the major visceral organs of the immune system.
Throughout this “incubation” period, the patient typically feels quite well, and has few or no symptoms.
With the first signs of illness, circulating antibodies to the virus are already detectable in the blood, in concentrations roughly proportional to its severity. In other words, the illness we know as “the measles” is precisely the concerted effort of the immune system to clear the virus from the blood, including inflammation of already sensitized tissues at the portal of entry, activation of B- and T-lymphocytes, macrophages, and the serum complement system.
Finally, the virus is expelled mainly by sneezing and coughing — exactly the same routes through which it entered in the first place. ….
“Coming down with,” and recovering from, acute illnesses of this kind are decisive experiences in the maturation of a healthy immune system. The immunity that results from it is specific, to be sure, in that those who recover from the measles will never again be susceptible to it.
But it is also broadly non-specific, in the equally important sense of “priming” the system to respond rapidly and effectively to other infections it may encounter in the future. This double-barreled natural immunity acquired through recovering from acute diseases represents an enormous [gain for all].
Centuries were required for our own ancestors to convert measles into a routine disease of childhood, such that by the time I caught it at the age of 6, nonspecific mechanisms were already in place to help me recover from this major, week-long illness with no complications or sequelæ.
[This gave me] a certificate of readiness to handle whatever else might threaten me in the future, which I credit in no small part for the good health I enjoy today!
In short, the ability to respond acutely and vigorously to infection ranks among the most fundamental requirements of general health and well-being, a truth so axiomatic that even having to reaffirm it attests to how far we have strayed from a saner and more wholesome conception of life.
Artificial or Vaccine-Induced Immunity
On the other hand, when the live, attenuated vaccine virus is injected into the blood, a brief inflammatory reaction may be noted at the injection site, with no local sensitization at the portal of entry, no incubation period, no acute illness, and no massive outpouring of the immune system as a whole.
Like a conjuror’s trick, vaccination does indeed produce measurable titers of specific antibodies in the blood, but … without any significant improvement in the general health of the recipients, apart from lowering their statistical risk of developing the acute disease in its classic form.
But where the virus goes, how it deceives the immune system into continuing to produce antibodies against it for years at a time, and what price we have to pay for the counterfeit immunity that they represent, are the basic questions that still go unasked.
Vaccines seem almost tailor-made to accomplish what the immune system as a whole seems to have evolved in no small part to prevent, namely, to give viruses, bacteria, and other foreign antigens free and immediate access to the visceral immune organs without any easy or obvious way to get rid of them.
At a website called healthinpactnews.com, Dr Moskowitz made this astonishing statement in 2015:
“For the past ten years or so, I have felt a deep and growing compunction against giving routine vaccinations to children. It began with the fundamental belief that people have the right to make that choice for themselves.
“But eventually the day came when I could no longer bring myself to give the shots, even when the parents wished me to. I have always believed that the attempt to eradicate entire microbial species from the biosphere must inevitably upset the balance of Nature in fundamental ways that we can as yet scarcely imagine.
“Such concerns loom ever larger as new vaccines continue to be developed, seemingly for no better reason than that we have the technical capacity to make them.”
— GumshoeNews is determined to inform Australians about the vaccine debate and to reject the outrageous claim that “there is no debate.”