Under the Wire – A show about suppressed data, censorship and rising up to protect our families
Episode 15: Vaccine Injury Epidemic (VIE) event, Vaxxed II, Measles madness and more
This article appeared in the Scotland Sunday Post and is not available online. Thanks to the UK group, JABS, for taking the time to type it out.
27th May 2012
Legal hope for MMR row
By Janet Boyle
Ruling backs up parents’ pleas for compensation
Picture subtitle: Many parents are convinced the MMR vaccine damaged their children.
A breakthrough judgement which ruled in favour of a boy damaged by the MMR vaccine in Italy has offered hope to parents fighting for kids in the UK.
The court in Rimini decided the child’s autism was caused by the triple vaccine and awarded the parents compensation.
The news has been welcomed by many parents including Scots mum Maria Cunningham, from Edinburgh, whose son David, 21, became severely autistic within weeks of being given the MMR vaccine when he was 14 months old.
Within days he began to withdraw from Maria and stopped speaking a week later.
“I could only watch terrified as my baby moved into his own world refusing to turn when I spoke or called his name,” she says.
Several pleas to the family GP for help were dismissed as being the complaints of an over-anxious mum, Maria, 51, reveals.
“But within eight months I had lost my son as he had sunk completely into a world of his own,” Maria adds.
A paediatric neurologist eventually diagnosed autism. David was four by then and showing signs of severe developmental delay…. [Read More]
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