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Mental scores decline precipitously at 30 months after anthrax vaccine, but CDC spins study to say vaccine safe/ Vaccine by Meryl Nass Posted Thu 12 Jan 2012 5:37am A new paper on anthrax vaccine safety , presumably published to support DHHS' desire to test the vaccine in small children, has just been published online.  Its authors are all from CDC, and most have previously published papers of very poor quality supporting the so-called safety of anthrax vaccine.  I don't understand why they still have career ... Read on »
Useless, Expensive Anthrax Vaccine Has Everyone On Board/ The Vaccine Xchange by Meryl Nass Posted Thu 13 Oct 2011 7:08am Posted by vaccinexchange on October 12, 2011 · Leave a Comment It seems that Emergent BioSolutions, the only manufacturer of the anthrax vaccine in America, has been working aggressively to promote its vaccine throughout our nation. Its efforts have paid off: a ccording to MarketWatch.com , the company has ... Read on »
What DHHS proposes to tell parents about giving anthrax vaccine to their children by Meryl Nass Posted Wed 22 Jun 2011 3:47am In order to meet the requirements of 45 CFR 46.407 , a federal advisory panel must review the proposed pediatric research, agree that it will provide important generalizable knowledge, and that children participating in the research will be protected from taking dangerous risks.  DHHS has convened the necessary panel, which will meet to di ... Read on »
The anthrax vaccine boondoggle/ Forbes by Meryl Nass Posted Mon 31 Oct 2011 8:48pm Thanks to author Steven Salzberg, who worked sequencing anthrax for the FBI letters investigation, writing in Forbes : The anthrax vaccine is a truly bad idea. The U.S. has wasted billions of dollars on it, and it just seems to go from bad to worse. Now  a government panel has recommended that we test the vaccine on children, which raises a w ... Read on »
The 2008 Naval Environmental Health Center Study by Dr. Margaret Ryan et al. on anthrax vaccination during pregnancy: a critique by Meryl Nass Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 8:02pm Comments on: Ryan, MAK, et al. Birth Defects among Infants Born to Women Who Received Anthrax Vaccine in Pregnancy. American Journal of Epidemiology; July 2008. Meryl Nass, MD April 20, 2009 Dr. Margaret AK Ryan reports that of the 95,595 military women who delivered babies between 1998 and 2004, anthrax vaccine (one ... Read on »
BARDA cancels anthrax vaccine RFP by Meryl Nass Posted Tue 08 Dec 2009 12:00am According to HHS, BARDA "determined that none of the vaccine developers submitting proposals could meet the Project BioShield statutory requirements of having a product ready for licensure within 8 years. In response to this development, BARDA will modify its approach to the advanced development of a next-generation anthrax vaccine." It is un ... Read on »
Anthrax Vaccine and EMS: Beware of Waytes Bearing Gifts by Meryl Nass Posted Tue 09 Mar 2010 12:00am Tom Waytes, vice president of Emergent BioSolutions, the manufacturer of anthrax vaccine, spoke at a meeting of Emergency Services Personnel at which he suggested that expiring doses of vaccine should be given to Emergency Services personnel for *free* by DHHS: "But with unused doses of already purchased anthrax vaccine sitting in the Strategic ... Read on »
Novel Anthrax Vaccine and Antitoxin Being Developed with Federal Support by Medline Plus Posted Thu 15 Sep 2011 11:39am BARDA contracts will expand the tools available to protect the nation in a bioterrorism attack The advanced development of a novel next-generation anthrax vaccine and a new type of anthrax antitoxin have received support through new contracts funded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Biome ... Read on »
Anthrax vaccine – To the victor, the spoils / Scientific American blogs by Meryl Nass Posted Fri 01 Jun 2012 1:58pm From infectious disease MD Judith Stone at Scientific American comes this comprehensive look at what is behind the push to keep buying anthrax vaccine and even give it to children In my last post, we began to play “Follow the Money” to better understand the history of the anthrax vaccine and the current proposal to test the vaccine o ... Read on »
Novel anthrax vaccine and antitoxin being developed with federal support by Health & Human Services Posted Thu 15 Sep 2011 1:01am BARDA contracts will expand the tools available to protect the nation in a bioterrorism attack The advanced development of a novel next-generation anthrax vaccine and a new type of anthrax antitoxin have received support through new contracts funded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Biome ... Read on »