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Index of articles in the Science in Society Archive on the topic vaccines. For articles in other categories, please see the SiS archive menu.

MMR Controversy Reignites
CDC senior scientist confesses "omitted data" on MMR vaccine safety, while whistleblower virologists accuse vaccine manufacturer of fraud, will the truth out at last?
Dr Mae-Wan Ho 23rd February 2015

DNA Contamination in HPV vaccines
A serious safety issue that should not be swept under the regulatory carpet
Prof. Joe Cummins 12th September 2012

Viruses and Virus Nucleic Acid Contaminate Many Vaccines
Risks of cancer and creation of new pathogens should not be underplayed by regulators
Prof. Joe Cummins 13th December 2010

Cardiovascular Risks from Swine Flu Vaccines
Overstimulation of the immune system may trigger acute heart disease and sudden deaths in the increasing number of people with atherosclerosis; this hidden risk of mass vaccination programmes against swine flu could far outweigh the benefits
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 10th November 2009

First Positive AIDS Vaccine Illusory
US Army researchers accused of giving positive spin to a vaccine trial that was predicted to fail because the strategy is wrong
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 5th November 2009

Vaccines: Prevention or Curse?
Dr. Shiv Chopra, Health Canada whistle blower and author of Corrupt to the Core
Dr. Shiv Chopra 21st October 2009

Flu Vaccines and the Risk of Cancer
Flu vaccines are increasingly manufactured in cell lines that are actually or potentially oncogenic, and FDA guidelines allow high levels of contamination and no spot checks are carried out
Dr. Sherri J Tenpenny 7th October 2009

CSL Pandemic Swine Flu Vaccine Safety in Question
New vaccine formulation contains thimerosal and beta-propiolactone a potent cancer causing chemical
Prof. Joe Cummins 21st September 2009

Swine Flu Virus Created from Pig Vaccine?
The swine flu virus had three parents from two continents and appeared suddenly without warning, evading all routine flu surveillance and quarantine; sequence data suggest it may have been created from a faulty vaccine given to pigs in North America
Prof. Adrian Gibbs and Dr. Jean Downie 16th September 2009

Live Attenuated Swine Influenza Vaccine for Children Safety in Question
The live attenuated swine flu vaccine intended for millions of children has dangerous side effects and is genetically unstable, risking generation of new pandemic strains should mass vaccinations go ahead.
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof Joe Cummins 17th August 2009

Fast-tracked Swine Flu Vaccine under Fire
The vaccines far more deadly than the swine flu; mass vaccinations a recipe for disaster
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Joe Cummins 27th July 2009

Malaria Vaccine Trials Raise Concerns over Risks to Infants
Clinical trials of malaria vaccines on infants raise serious concerns over the safety of multiple vaccinations of the very young
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Joe Cummins 16th March 2009

Dangers of HPV Vaccine Production in Plants, Microbes, and Viruses
Widespread releases of hazardous transgenes and vaccines have the potential to create viruses more deadly than the ones the vaccines protect against
Prof. Joe Cummins and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 7th January 2009

The HPV Vaccine Controversy
Major uncertainties over efficacy and safety for costly vaccines that only benefit the drug giants for sure
Prof. Joe Cummins and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 5th January 2009

AIDS vaccine: Efficacy, safety and ethics
A review of laboratory and clinical studies over the past decades since the identification of AIDS disease raises serious questions over the efficacy, safety and ethics of current vaccines against AIDS
Drs. Veljko Veljkovic, Nevena Veljkovic, Sanja Glisic and Mae-Wan Ho 29th July 2008

Controversy Over European Framework Programme AIDS Vaccines
One Italian researcher is taking another to court over criticisms of an AIDS vaccine. Dr. Mae-Wan Ho uncovers a dangerous vaccine project funded by the European Union and demands a halt on all clinical trials and a suspension of the project
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 12th October 2007

New Strategy HIV Vaccine Fails
This latest failure heightens concerns that the vaccine strategy may be fundamentally flawed and hence unsafe and unethical. Full disclosure of clinical and scientific data must be made mandatory.
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 11th October 2007

Therapeutic Vaccines for Allergy in GM Rice
Known to cause asthma in clinical trials
Prof. Joe Cummins 31st March 2006

Recombinant Cervical Cancer Vaccines
Merck Company released the results of clinical studies on a recombinant vaccine Gardasil in October 2005, claiming 100 percent efficacy in preventing cervical cancer from human papilloma virus (HPV) strains 16 and 18, believed to cause about 70 percent of cervical cancers
Prof. Joe Cummins 20th December 2005

Field-Testing a DNA Canine Melanoma Vaccine
A proposal that uses 'confidential business information' to conceal the most critical aspects with regard to safety while dismissing genuine safety concerns
Prof. Joe Cummins 13th December 2005

Pharm Crops for Vaccines and Therapeutic Antibodies
Prof. Joe Cummins warns of special health impacts of vaccine and antibodies in pharm crops
Prof. Joe Cummins 31st August 2004

"Pink Panacea", at last a vaccine against AIDS?
Sam Burcher reports on an unconventional vaccine that could provide treatment for AIDS
Sam Burcher 3rd April 2004

Vaccines, Gulf-War Syndrome & Bio-defence
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Malcolm Hooper report on evidence linking vaccines to Gulf-War Syndrome and the controversial US Department of Defence program to immunize millions of service personnel against anthrax
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Malcolm Hooper 11th July 2003

AIDS Vaccines Worse Than Useless?
The US administration is offering AIDS-ravaged nations support for fighting AIDS tied to the purchase of GM products. The main anti-AIDS strategy is a class of vaccines that carries its own risks. Prominent AIDS researchers have called repeatedly for a moratorium as evidence of hazards accumulates.
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 17th June 2003

'Pharmageddon' / Risks of Edible Transgenic Vaccines
Our fields are being turned into pharmaceutical and industrial factories that poison our food supply and entire life support system. Our governments have been warned and should be held liable for all damages along with the companies involved
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Joe Cummins 2nd December 2002

Doubts Deepen over Safety of AIDS Vaccines
Another key AIDS vaccine is abandoned before phase III trial. This latest setback comes at the end of a string of failures in developing vaccines that may be worse than useless
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 1st May 2002

Another Independent Scientist Falls Victim over Findings Against MMR Vaccine
Dr. Andrew Wakefield is one among a growing number of scientists who links the combined measles, mumps and rubbella MMR vaccine to autism. He was asked to leave his job. Dr. MaeWan Ho reviews the scientific findings and raises key questions.
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 12th December 2001

Foot & Mouth Outbreak, GM Vaccine and Bio-warfare
The recent foot & mouth disease outbreak in the UK has been blamed on intensive agriculture, ecoterrorists, and globalisation. Now, evidence has emerged that it may be linked to experimental GM vaccines tested in simulated biowarfare emergency.
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 24th September 2001

AIDS-Vaccines Trials Dangerous
Vaccine developers and United Nation agencies are pushing for largescale clinical trials of AIDS vaccines in vulnerable Third World populations ravaged by the AIDS
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 27th July 2001