A growing body of peer reviewed research suggests some link between the current childhood vaccination schedule and the development of a variety of chronic illnesses. A recent article by John P Thomas in Health Impact News discusses the various retroviruses that contaminate vaccines and human blood products and their possible role in the current epidemic of autism, chronic fatigue syndrome and other autoimmune, neuroimmune and neurodevelopmental disorders.
According to researcher Judy A. Mikovits PhD, approximately 6% of the U.S. population harbors retroviruses with the potential to develop into an acquired immune deficiency. Unlike traditional Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), these immune disorders are caused by non-HIV retroviruses.
Although 20 million Americans are likely to be infected, not everyone will develop serious illness. Retroviruses in the human body are like sleeping giants. They remain silent unless some external stress activates them. Once activated, they cause diseases such as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, also called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Chronic Lyme disease, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), numerous cancers, and a wide range of other chronic disorders.
Mikovits, along with Kent Heckenlively JD, writes about the link between non-HIV retroviruses and these various disorders in their recent book Plague: One Scientist’s Intrepid Search for the Truth about Human Retroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Autism, and Other Diseases.
The Early Link Between Polio and Yellow Fever Vaccine and Chronic Fatigue and Autism
The book reveals how the problem first began with trials of polio and yellow fever vaccines in the early 1930s. This is when the first recorded cases of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and autism appeared. This was followed by several decades in which scientists were developing vaccines in the same laboratories that were injecting mice with different viruses to weaken their immune system. For many years they believed that human and mouse viruses couldn’t interact or travel from one part of the research facility to another. More recently, scientists have discovered that many many of these viruses and retroviruses can travel through the air and infect human beings.
The Discovery of Mouse Retroviruses in Patients with Autism and Chronic Fatigue
In 2006 Mikovits, an immunologist specializing in virology and epigenetics, was studying patients with autism and chronic fatigue syndrome when she discovered very high levels of XMRV (xenotropoic murine retrovirus) and related mouse retroviruses in their blood and tissue. She went on to discover similar elevated levels in Lou Gehrig’s Disease, treatment resistant Lyme disease, and Parkinson’s Disease.
Thomas’s excellent article, which is meticulously researched and documented, provides more detail about the various scientists who have raised concern over the years about pathogenic mouse viruses contaminating vaccines and blood products. In addition to elaborating on Mikovits’s specific research findings, it also details efforts by Big Pharma and the federal government to destroy her career in an effort to cover up the inadvertent exposure of 20 million Americans to pathogenic mouse retroviruses.*
*According Mikovits, Intercept, a recent technology Cerus Corporation developed in 2014, enables vaccine makers and blood banks to cleanse pathogenic viruses and retroviruses from current vaccines and blood products. It does nothing to help the 20 million Americans who have already been infected and run the risk of transmitting pathogenic retroviruses through the exchange of bodily fluids (sex, breast milk and mother-to-infant transmission via the placenta).