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Michael Palmer's FATAL on NYT bestseller list
Barbara Loe Fisher on the just-released vaccine thriller

Dear NVIC Friends,

Michael Palmer's vaccine thriller FATAL, made it to the New York Times best seller list (No. 16) after only four days on the bookstore shelves -but we need your help to keep it on the best seller lists and move it up! All books, especially novels, have a short lifespan and depend on word-of-mouth advertising to stay on the shelves. That means it is up to us to tell everyone we know how important it is to read this first-time ever expose in a novel of the dangers in the mass vaccination system. Michael Palmer truly has given us a gift and we need to do what we can to educate as many people as we can about vaccine risks while the book is still available.

Dr. Palmer joined me in addressing 1,000 parents of autistic children attending the Defeat Autism Now (DAN!) conference in Boston last week and afterwards signed 200 books in just two hours before he had to leave to pick up his 11 year old son, who has Asperger's Syndrome, at school. In the past two weeks, we have been getting a lot of emails at NVIC from people who are telling us that when they start reading the book they "can't put it down." Here is a sample of what is being said about FATAL:

"Michael Palmer is a sure shot (no pun intended) to have his tenth New York Times best seller with the action-packed FATAL. The story line never slows down from the opening sore throat to the final climax. Mr. Palmer provides a penetrating spotlight on America's vaccination program and to a lesser degree on the environmental unsafe at any speed record" - Harriet Klausner, Amazon.com reviewer

"I couldn't put FATAL down-finished the book at 3 a.m. Stayed home this a.m. to catch up on sleep. A friend at work said she couldn't put it down. I was amazed from the very beginning on how much real information is in the book. I'm so grateful to Michael Palmer." - A Texas mother of a vaccine injured child

"Medical thrillers, like other thrillers, are intended as entertainment, but if well-researched, they can do a lot more than just give readers delicious shivers. By exploring and dramatizing important issues in medicine, they can enlighten the public and enable them to think intelligently about what is vital to them. Michael Palmer a physician and best selling author, excels in turning out just such medical thrillers in his latest novel, FATAL, Palmer tries to raise public consciousness about a super vaccine....anyone who reads this book will be fully versed in the subject of immunization safety." Waka Tsunoda, Associated Press

"I just finished FATAL by Michael Palmer and it has more twists and turns than the windiest of mountain roads. It was my Mother's Day present to myself. I encourage everyone to read it and buy as many copies as you can and to give as many copies as you can to your libraries and friends...this book is a gift and we need to recognize its profound potential to impact the public's blind assumptions about vaccine safety and do what we can to promote it." - Sandy Mintz, an Alaska vaccine safety and informed consent advocate

"This is a well-written, fast-paced, action-packed thriller. I kept seeing it as a screenplay in my mind's eye! But the most important issue that is tackled in this book - the potential harmful effects that vaccines have on our health - is the real message behind the plot.Palmer has chosen to use his incredible fiction-writing talents to open the door of this controversial issue to the masses.. the book makes a profound statement about the potential for vaccine injury when safety is abandoned due to the self-interests of a few." - Sherri Tenpenny, D.O., public review for Amazon.com

"FATAL was absolutely remarkable. And it was fun to read in the process. A lot of education will be done through this book. They will never be able to put the genie back in the bottle. What a gift Palmer has given us all!" -Dawn Richardson, President, Parents Requesting Open Vaccine Education (PROVE)

Call your local bookstores and make sure they have it on the shelves and if they don't - tell them to order it. After you read FATAL, you can write your own reviews and submit them to Amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com. You can also contact your local newspapers and radio stations and ask them to review the book or suggest they interview Dr. Palmer on a local talk show. Grassroots education about vaccine safety starts at the local level.

Those of you who have been followers of NVIC's work over the past 20 years will see, thinly disguised, a vaccine safety and informed consent organization led by Moms who help the good guys get the bad guys...don't be surprised if you find yourself wanting to cheer at the end. Not many times we get a chance to feel like cheering!

Treat yourself to something you don't want to miss - an important book that will earn its place in the history of the reform of the mass vaccination system as surely as the non-fiction ones that have gone before it. To learn more about why Michael Palmer wrote FATAL, read the interview I did with him in March on NVIC's website: www.909shot.com. And don't forget to plan to come to NVIC's Third International Public Conference on Vaccination held Nov. 7-9, 2002 in Arlington, Virginia where Michael will be a featured dinner speaker.

Happy reading!

My best, 
Barbara Loe Fisher 
Co-founder & President National Vaccine Information Center

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