|Sott.net | Jun 10, 2014 | Alliance for Natural Health|
But instead of acknowledging the vaccine's problems, the CDC and mainstream media blame people who don't vaccinate.
Mumps is a nasty virus - it can cause fever, headache, and painfully swollen glands. In serious cases, it can cause meningitis, deafness, and even testicular inflammation. Mumps is also easily spread through mucus: if an infected person sneezes, coughs, or even talks, they can pass it on.
For these and other reasons, most Americans are vaccinated against mumps through the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) shot, which is also one of the more dangerous vaccinations. But in the early 2000s, researchers began to notice an alarming pattern: those vaccinated against mumps were still becoming ill with it - at alarming rates.
This worrisome trend is accelerating: in April 2014, the New Jersey Department of Health warned of an outbreak of mumps at the Stevens Institute of Technology. Eight cases of mumps were confirmed - yet all of those infected had been fully vaccinated with two documented doses of the MMR shot.
What's going on here? Is the vaccine losing its efficacy - or was it never effective in the first place? There are a number of explanations: