Tags: ‘BCG’

Kawasaki

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin reactivation as a sign of incomplete Kawasaki disease. “An early and specific clinical sign, not included in the classical diagnosis criteria, but that can be very useful in the diagnosis of KD, is the reaction at the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) inoculation site. We describe a case of a 4-month-old boy, fully immunised, whose […]

Leprosy

Borderline tuberculoid leprosy following BCG vaccination. A case report. “Borderline tuberculoid leprosy was diagnosed clinically and histologically in a four year-old boy about 6 months after intradermal vaccination with BCG. His mother reported that a lesion began to appear above the vaccination site on the arm 2 weeks after the vaccination, and a second lesion […]

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Premature Infants

Adverse events following vaccination in premature infants. “Apparent adverse events were noted in 17 of 45 (37.8%) babies: 9 (20%) had major events, i.e. apnoea, bradycardia or desaturations, and 8 (17.8%) had minor events, i.e. increased oxygen requirements, temperature instability, poor handling and feed intolerance. Babies with major events were significantly younger (p < 0.05), […]

Shingles

Herpes zoster — Disseminated, persistent, and fatal infection due to the vaccine strain of varicella-zoster virus in an adult following stem cell transplantation. #Death #Vaccine #Failure #Shingles #Varicella #Zoster #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/25452596 — Herpes zoster due to Oka vaccine strain of varicella zoster virus in an immunosuppressed child post cord blood transplant. #Shingles #Shedding #Vaccine #Failure […]

MMR

Abnormal measles-mumps-rubella antibodies and CNS autoimmunity in children with autism. #Autism #MMR #Measles #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch #Autoimmunity https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/12145534/ — Acetaminophen (paracetamol) use, measles-mumps-rubella vaccination, and autistic disorder: the results of a parent survey. “The present study was performed to determine whether acetaminophen (paracetamol) use after the measles-mumps-rubella vaccination could be associated with autistic disorder. This case-control […]

Varicella (Chickenpox)

Aplastic anemia following varicella vaccine. #Anemia #Varicella #Chickenpox #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/19633522/ — Characteristics and viral propagation properties of a new human diploid cell line, Walvax-2, and its suitability as a candidate cell substrate for vaccine production. “We have developed a new HDCS, Walvax-2, which we derived from the lung tissue of a 3-month-old fetus.” #Human […]

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis II: the failure of the BCG vaccine. “Despite the questioning of its innocuousness and efficacy, the BCG vaccine was imposed worldwide in 1950 by medical and political organizations that showed no concern for these questions.” #Vaccine #Failure #BCG #Corruption #Tuberculosis #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/10499822 — Tuberculosis in Newborns: The Lessons of the “Lübeck Disaster” (1929-1933). Fox […]

Typhoid

Acute renal failure after TAB and cholera vaccination. #Kidney #Vaccine #Typhoid #Cholera #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1597965/ — Lethal complications of typhoid-cholera-vaccination. (Case report and review of the literature). “Simultaneous parenteral vaccination against typhoid and cholera lead to death through either anaphylactic shock or endotoxic shock in a 36-year-old male.” #Death #Typhoid #Cholera #Anaphylaxis #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/985298 — […]

Corruption

Corruption in vaccines, medicine, and science: — The Anatomy of Research Scandals. 2017. “For the past two years, I have taught a seminar on medical research scandals. The syllabus looks like a highlight reel of exploitation and abuse: children fed plutonium-laced breakfast cereal, prisoners dosed with the active ingredient in Agent Orange, mental patients given […]

Ophthalmological

Ampiginous choroiditis following quadrivalent human papilloma virus vaccine “A 17-year-old female was referred for new-onset vision loss in both eyes 3 weeks after being vaccinated with the quadrivalent HPV vaccine. A standard dose of 0.5 ml was injected intramuscularly into the left deltoid without any resulting skin reaction. Her medical history was significant for depression […]

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