Latest Updates to the NYVIC Site (March
To ensure you are seeing the latest version of a page, click
your Refresh button when you get there.
Use your Back button if you want to return here.
March 9, 2009 all future "News" items will be hosted on the
NYVIC blog at nyvic.blogspot.com.
Vaccination Bills in NYS Legislature -
U.S. Parents' and Patients' Vaccination Rights Groups as of January, 2009
Audio and Video Vaccination Related Links
NYVIC flyer with "tear
offs" Let your neighbors know about these issues. Print
one of these flyers in your health food store, laundromat, civic
Parents say no to more vaccines
- Legislative Gazette, June 16, 2008
2112 "Immunizations; prohibition on the use of mercury"
- limits amount of mercury in vaccines given to pregnant women and
children under 3 years.
(2190 - 2196) Long-term Care and Employee Immunization Act
registry law 2168 collects reports of immunizations, etc.
Schedule Cardiac surgeon and
Professor of Surgery at the University of Washington, Donald W.
Miller, Jr., MD, presents a shorter list of recommended vaccines
and believes vaccinations should be staggered "to
allow the immune system sufficient time to recover and
search on NY State Education Department website yields court decisions, guidelines and other interesting info.
admits string of errors in the design and methods used in the CDC's landmark 2003 study that found no link between mercury in vaccines and autism, ADHD, speech delay or
Rescue survey indicates a strong correlation between rates
of neurological disorders, such as ADHD and autism, and
The American Academy of Pediatrics
sends foreboding letter to ABC/Disney executives, demanding they cancel the premiere of
the new legal drama series, Eli Stone, because it features a family attorney who successfully argues in court that mercury-containing flu vaccine caused autism in one child.
Autism Online Support Group
Any information obtained on www.nyvic.org, the New Yorkers for Vaccination Information and Choice
(NYVIC) website, should
not be construed as expert, medical or legal advice and should be independently verified. Additionally, the fact that a site or article is linked from this site should not be construed as an endorsement by
. . .
of Health on immunization requirements for NYC students
National Legislation Aims to Resolve Thimerosal Controversy -
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney introduced the “Comprehensive
Comparative Study of Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Populations Act
of 2007” (H.R. 2832), legislation that would require the
National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct a comprehensive
comparative study of vaccinated and unvaccinated populations,
which may resolve the controversy about the possible link
between autism and mercury or other vaccine components [details
to Parental Refusals of Immunization of Children report by
the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Bioethics
Your pediatrician may ask you to sign this Refusal
to Vaccinate form. If the form does not load, go
here and search on " Refusal to Vaccinate."
The Department of Health and
Human Services (HHS) website has a section
on immunization laws in the United States. One section of
interest is A
matter of law: Parents must be informed.
Quoting from this section: “By law, parents, guardians, or
patients must be given information in writing about the risks
and benefits of vaccination before a vaccine is administered.”
The section then references “Vaccines
and Immunizations” on the website of the Centers for
Disease Control (CDC). Of
particular interest is the section on “Vaccine
Safety and Adverse Events.” Forms are provided for
reporting a vaccine adverse event, either on-line or on a paper
won't remove mercury from childhood vaccines
Needs Your Help
Article on Understanding
Infection by Dr. Philip Incao + radio interview
& Immigration Vaccination Information Resources
and Disease 1900-1965 Graphs show the decline in five