Appendix E (Cont.) – What About Herd Immunity?


But consider something else: There are reasonably high rates of primary and secondary vaccine failures, vaccine shedding (freshly vaccinated children spreading the virus for a few weeks after they get the vaccine – if anyone should stay home, it is kids who were recently vaccinated), waning vaccine immunity, and outbreaks occurring in highly vaccinated populations. And there are also vaccines that mitigate symptoms but do not prevent colonization and unwitting transmission. These are acknowledged by vaccine proponents and the CDC. Links below are for multiple studies.

Herd Immunity and Compulsory Childhood Vaccination: Does the Theory Justify the Law?

What Is Vaccine Failure?

What Is Wrong with Pertussis Vaccine Immunity? The Problem of Waning Effectiveness of Pertussis Vaccines

The Re-Emergence of Measles in Developed Countries: Time to Develop the Next-Generation Measles Vaccines?

Sibling Transmission of Vaccine-Derived Rotavirus (RotaTeq)

You will never look at vaccinated children the same!- Shedding Viruses

Measles Outbreak in a Highly Vaccinated Population — Israel, July–August 2017

Pertussis Infection in Fully Vaccinated Children in Day-Care Centers, Israel

Mumps in a highly vaccinated Marshallese community in Arkansas, USA: an outbreak report

A Measles Epidemic Threshold in a Highly Vaccinated Population

Harvard Immunologist: Unvaccinated Children Pose Zero Risk to Anyone

Letters for hearing of commissioners of the IRRC.

Why Mumps And Measles Can Spread Even When We’re Vaccinated

Mumps outbreaks are spiking — and raising questions about vaccine effectiveness

Vaccine Safety PowerPoint