From: Mark Probert-Drew on
On May 26, 8:05 am, "john" <nos...(a)> wrote:
> "Peter Bowditch" <myfirstn...(a)> wrote in message
> news:7vopv5pigkcoefdkbkp16kirk910cnkvfb(a)
> > Don't you just love the way she tries to defend Mr Wakefield (inventor
> > of a measles vaccine) by suggesting that Dr Offit is somehow bad for
> > inventing a vaccine? Then she goes on to show us how safe Dr Offit's
> > vaccine is, which we all knew anyway because of the 16 years it took
> > to get to market and the 70,000 children in the clinical trials.
> Yeah, really safe
> Just three years after the introduction of Offit's Rotateq there are 2,919
> associated events on VAERS, 696 associated hospitalisations and 78 deaths..
> This is a high proportion of hospitalisations to events, and deaths to
> hospitalisations.

None directly shown to be caused by the vacccine.