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RIP Colton Berrett, Victim of The HPV Vaccination

“I’m angry that they’re still giving out the vaccine. They don’t care that people are getting hurt. It’s a joke.” -Colton Berrett 

It is with great sadness that Autism Investigated announces the passing of Colton Berrett. Colton was a brave, young man whose life was tragically cut short. He was paralyzed by the HPV vaccine in 2014 at the age of just 13. Autism Investigated was just made aware of the extremely sad news by Joshua Coleman. Colton’s story is featured in the below video that was filmed by Coleman. Here is what he wrote:

RIP Colton Berrett

Last year while on tour with Vaxxed I met Colton Berrett a super sweet boy who suffered a vaccine injury from Gardasil. His pediatrician stopped vaccinating males with this vaccine after this happened. I’ve met a lot of people with all kinds of injuries over the years. Colton had one of the best attitudes about his situation that I’ve ever seen. Thanks to Colton, his mom Kathleen Berrett and his entire family for sharing their story with the world and allowing me to capture it. I’m sending all my love to the Berrett family during this time of loss.

The Pathologically Biased Film That Is “The Pathological Optimist”

It is still hilarious that vaccine sock puppet Brian Deer blew up at The Pathological Optimist producer after he declined to be included in the film. Nonetheless, it is not something that any anti-vaxxer or vaccine skeptic should promote. Despite being a “character study” of Dr. Andrew Wakefield according to the film’s producer, it also concludes by taking the position that vaccines are safe. The Pathological Optimist is pathological itself in that it suffers from pathological bias while purporting to be neutral by giving Wakefield a chance to respond to allegations against him. And even on that aspect of the film, it falls short.

So Autism Investigated’s editor took the film’s producer to task multiple times on Twitter:

Only after she was prompted a second time in a tweet supported by multiple people including Rob Schneider did Miranda Bailey finally respond with a deflection:

Told that it doesn’t excuse her from also incorporating facts that would show “100 studies” to be junk, she didn’t respond. Apparently, she didn’t have the budget to travel to Denmark and interview the indicted principal investigator of such “studies.” But even if she didn’t, she did a film on Dr. Wakefield’s documentary Vaxxed knowing that it was about a CDC scientist who admitted to committing fraud in one of those “studies.” Yet to her, such papers (they’re not real studies) are the final word on the topic. And that’s the anti-vaccine standard of being “fair” or “neutral?” Um, no.

But we’re all supposed to promote the film anyway, right? After all, doesn’t it give Wakefield a fair shot at responding to all the smears leveled against him? Oh wait…

Like her “100 studies” excuse, Miranda Bailey makes another bullshit deflection to dismiss Wakefield’s innocence. Here she was confronted with a British government document that exonerates Wakefield, and she said that it was not “credible” because the British government didn’t say so itself. But any idiot could read the document and see for themselves that none of it applies to a 10 year old’s birthday party far from any clinic or hospital. Bailey chose not to, just as she chose to include a list of references to government papers in her film with no context that would show them to be false.

 

CDC Manipulation of Vaccine Data Reported in JPandS

Autism parent and scientist Dr. Brian Hooker has published on the CDC’s cover up of vaccines causing autism in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, JPandS for short. He also addressed the fraudulent retraction of his own analysis of CDC’s data:

In fact, my own paper,6 in which these data were re-analyzed correctly, was retracted, without any scientific rationale, by the journal Translational Neurodegeneration. This presumably occurred after CDC leadership complained to the journal of an undisclosed conflict of interest on my part, a patently false assertion.

Here is a press release about Dr. Hooker’s newly released JPandS article:

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — It has been four years since he first received a phone call from a scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concerning manipulation of vaccine safety data, writes Brian Hooker, Ph.D., in the winter issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. He had about 40 telephone conversations and exchanged about 10,000 documents by email with Dr. William Thompson. All the data has been shared with Rep. William Posey (R-Fla.)

Hooker states that the data show evidence of a relationship between the timing of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and “isolated autism,” now called regressive autism, in African-American boys. He states that leading CDC officials have a “gross bias” that leads to “covering up for vaccines at all costs.”

Dr. Thompson also published a 2007 paper in the New England Journal of Medicine that showed a “strong and statistically significant finding” that “thimerosal exposure via infant vaccines causes tics in boys.”

Hooker notes that CDC never addressed this issue, instead claiming on its website that “There is no evidence of harm caused by the low doses of thimerosal in vaccines, except for minor reactions like redness and swelling at the injection site.” Data showing that autism rates in Denmark went down after the removal of thimerosal were omitted from key publications, Hooker writes.

Hooker filed a complaint with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Research Integrity (ORI) in 2014, and “the ORI handed the complaint over to CDC to ‘investigate itself.’” The investigation drags on with no resolution, as children continue to be injured, and their vaccine injury compensation claims are denied, Hooker concludes. 

The Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons is published by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS), a national organization representing physicians in all specialties since 1943.

Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
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www.aapsonline.org

Brian Hooker, Ph.D., drbrianhooker@gmail.com, or Jane M. Orient, M.D., (520) 323-3110, janeorientmd@gmail.com

Age of Autism Thinks Opposing Vaccines Is Misogynist

Age of Autism has taken its self-victimizing to a whole new level by alleging it is misogynist to use the label of “anti-vaxxer”:

The Misogyny of the Anti-Vaxxer Label

We look forward to the day that the institutional acceptance of misogyny toward women who speak out against vaccine injury and who have the courage to share their painful, personal stories of how vaccines harmed their children is cast aside. It’s about TIME.

Crying sexism over an issue that has nothing to do with gender equality is bad enough. Saying it is “misogynist” to use the anti-vaxxer label even worse.

They did not cause the massive declines in infectious diseases they supposedly prevent. They only cause new epidemics of autoimmune and other diseases.

Ask any of the so-called “vaccine safety advocates” like the Age of Autism folks or JB Handley about what a safe vaccine looks like, and they can’t tell you. They can’t describe a safe vaccine any more than they can describe love potion. There is no safe vaccine because there is not even a system in place that ensures safe vaccines, if such a process is realistic in the 21st century.

Vaccines will continue to hurt and kill kids as long as we don’t work to completely dismantle their reputation based on lies. Age of Autism is so determined to be pro-vaccine that it will call anyone suggesting otherwise a misogynist. One-third of its contributors are men anyway.

The bottom line is that Autism Investigated’s editor is a proud anti-vaxxer, and you should be one too.

LATEST RESEARCH: An Autism Link Wrapped Up In Aluminum?

The Daily Mail(UK) introduces the latest research study as follows:

Aluminium in vaccines may cause autism, controversial new research suggests. 

Autistic children have up to 10 times more of the metal in their brains than what is considered safe in adults, a study found.

Aluminium crosses the membrane that separates the brain from circulating blood and accumulates in cells involved in maintaining a constant internal environment, such as temperature, the research adds.

Study author Professor Chris Exley from Keele University, said: ‘Perhaps we now have the link between vaccination and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the link being the inclusion of an aluminium adjuvant in the vaccine.’ 

Aluminum and mercury exposure from vaccines have both been disputed as causing neurological disorders, including autism. Earlier research on mercury has similarly indicated that it is found at elevated levels in the brains of deceased autistic patients. Over the years, however, more attention has been drawn to aluminum because it remains present in many more vaccines. But its critics have faced their share of pushback, like all contemporary critics of vaccines.

In 2008, Austrian journalist Bert Ehgartner was ejected from his blogging platform for writing critically of aluminum in vaccines. He went on to create a 2013 documentary Die Akt Aluminum (The Age of Aluminum)which took issue with human exposure to aluminum because of its toxicity.

It has been suspected that more vaccines containing aluminum were added to the recommended schedule to mask any observed effects on autism rates from the reduction of vaccines containing mercury. If true, that would give a whole, new meaning to the term “aluminum foil.”

Autism Researcher Asked To Reject Demirjian Blood Money

Dr. Sudhir Gupta, University of California-Irvine

Below is a letter from Autism Investigated’s editor to immunology professor and researcher Dr. Sudhir Gupta. Dr. Gupta first proposed intravenous immunoglobulins for autism. He is also the recipient of an unrestricted research grant from Lancet Parents Richard and Aida Demirjian. Autism Investigated does not want to shut down research, but does want to get the Demirjians out of anything having to do with biomedical research. Demirjian made a false accusation of fraud against the Lancet paper.

Dear Dr. Gupta,

I am writing to urge you to please stop accepting money from Richard and Aida Demirjian, who are parents of one of the children in the retracted Lancet paper. Richard Demirjian has libeled Dr. Andrew Wakefield in the British Medical Journal. Mr. Demirjian admits that the British Medical Journal falsely stated his autistic symptoms began before vaccination, but does not demand a retraction of this claim. Even worse, he defamed Dr. Wakefield by claiming that the paper falsely stated his son’s autistic symptoms began a week after vaccination. It does not, it only says that his son developed an infection after vaccination which was accurate. Mr. Demirjian refuses to take back that statement.

Because of his willingness to throw autism researchers under the bus, the Demirjians’ grant money should not be accepted by any self-respecting autism researcher. The vaccine people want to shut down all immune-related autism research. When they come for you, Mr. Demirjian will have no problem throwing you under the bus as well. So please reject any further funding from the Demirjians.

Sincerely,

Jake Crosby, MPH

Here is what the paper actually says below:

The paper says pneumonia, not autism. Demirjian is a liar, and no autism researcher should accept his money.

Richard Demirjian Throws Autism Research To The Wolves

Richard Demirjian supported Dr. Andrew Wakefield and early vaccine research concerning autism, only to throw Wakefield to the wolves. Demirjian has no issue with the lie that The Lancet paper said his son’s autistic symptoms began one week after the vaccine. Demirjian did this to call Dr. Andrew Wakefield and the paper a fraud, and it was used by the British Medical Journal to call the vaccine-autism link a fraud. But what does the paper itself say? Look below:

“Viral pneumonia” – that’s all it says. Does that sound like autism to you? So he’s a liar and a first class dirt-bag.

Call (don’t get personal): 949 718 0180

Write (don’t get personal): vahedemirjian@cox.net

Here is where they live: 11 Canyon Terrace, Newport Coast, CA

And get this? The Demirjians are actually funding research at University of California-Irvine through an unrestricted grant! Please write and call the researcher taking their blood money, Dr. Sudhir Gupta.

Does Dr. Gupta want the tainted Demirjian name on his research papers? How would Dr. Gupta feel if he were suddenly accused of fraud for his research interests and Richard Demirjian stabbed him in the back like Dr. Andrew Wakefield? After all, Dr. Gupta is an immunology researcher who lists “autism” as one of his interests. Does he really think the vaccine people are not going to target him too? They are after anybody who argues autism is autoimmune in nature.

Here is Dr. Gupta’s email: sgupta@uci.edu

He has two phone numbers too.

Phone: 714-456-7720

Write and call Dr. Gupta’s colleague too, Dr. Sastry Gollapudi.
Tel: 949-824-5818; Fax: 949-824-4362; E-mail: svgollap@uci.edu

BLOCKED – Lancet Child 11 Refuses Autism Investigated Contact

Vahe Demirjian blocks Autism Investigated’s editor

Vahe Demirjian blocked Autism Investigated on Facebook. Below is the email Autism Investigated sent to Lancet Child 11 Vahe Demirjian just last week. He knows he is Lancet Child 11 and that the vaccine people used his medical records to spread lies about The Lancet paper, Dr. Andrew Wakefield and the vaccine-autism link. Vahe can still be reached through Facebook (www.facebook.com/vahe.demirjian.1), he’s only blocked Autism Investigated. You can also email him (provided below). His father’s number is 949 718 0180, he lives at 11 Canyon Terrace, Newport Coast, CA.

Nowhere in this table from the paper does it say that Vahe’s autistic symptoms because within one week of the vaccine, as the BMJ and Richard Demirjian falsely claim.

 

——– Original Message ——–
Subject: You Are Child 11 in The Landmark Vaccine-Autism Paper
From: <info@autisminvestigated.com>
Date: Mon, November 13, 2017 10:55 pm
To: vahedemirjian@cox.net

Dear Vahe,
This is Jake Crosby – editor of AutismInvestigated.com – I am an autist like you. I am writing to tell you that you are child 11 in Dr. Andrew Wakefield’s 12-children 1998 paper published in the medical journal The Lancet. It described autism and bowel disease connected to vaccination. Your dad is quoted in the British Medical Journal as falsely saying that your medical history was misrepresented in that paper in a hit-piece calling it fraudulent: http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.c5347
 
He insists this because he was led to believe that the paper described you as developing autism within one week of your vaccination, but it doesn’t. The fraud accusations are a lie in their entirety.
I’ve been trying to get a hold of your father, leaving multiple messages on his answering machine. He has not called me back. The truth is that many children with autism are suffering because of the false statements your dad made about how you were portrayed in that paper. Many children continue to be needlessly harmed and denied care. The paper remains wrongly retracted. (http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2897%2911096-0/abstract) While you are fortunately doing well, many children and adults are struggling.
So I would greatly appreciate it if you could please put me in touch with your dad so I can talk to him. He can easily make this right simply by taking back his accusations against The Lancet paper and Dr. Wakefield and by publicly demanding that the British Medical Journal [retract] its attacks on them.
I would also appreciate hearing from you too. You can reach me at this address or on my cell by dialing [REDACTED]. I look forward to hopefully getting in touch with you.
Best,
Jake Crosby, MPH

 

BREAKING: Vahe Demirjian Restricts His Facebook Profile Access

www.facebook.com/vahe.demirjian.1 can now only be viewed by logging in

After Autism Investigated started encouraging people to contact the Demirjian family including via Facebook, Lancet child 11 Vahe Demirjian increased privacy settings on his Facebook profile. Autism Investigated also posted the link to his profile.

Notice the “Add Friend” option is missing in the pic above? Also, his profile is no longer publicly accessible outside of the social media site. You now need to be logged in in order to see it.

Unfortunately for Vahe Demirjian, a web cache still exists showing that his Facebook profile definitely was public as recently as November 3, 2017. See screenshot below.

But now the link yields no results.

Autism Investigated also has documented proof that Demirjian had an “Add Friend” option at the top of his profile.

But now only the messaging option exists. Autism Investigated has never sent Vahe Demirjian a friend request or a message through Facebook, only to his email address.

Nonetheless, the changes are notable because they represent the only response of any kind from the Demirjian family since Autism Investigated reached out to them. Autism Investigated will keep persisting until it obtains some sort of response from the Demirjians.

But maybe you can get a response, here is Vahe’s email: vahedemirjian@cox.net

Here is father Richard Demirjian’s phone number: 949 718 0180

Here is where he lives: 11 Canyon Terrace, Newport Coast, CA

And of course, you can still message Vahe Demirjian through Facebook assuming you have an account too. He is an adult who knows his father made a false claim about his medical records to be used in lies to smear scientists for exposing vaccine dangers. Contrary to what Richard Demirjian said, The Lancet paper never said his son developed autism within one week from vaccination. Here is the table that proves it:

Contact Lancet Family 11: Richard, Aida and Vahe Demirjian

The summary of each key member of the Demirjian family is as below.

Richard Demirjian, father 11, lives at 11 Canyon Terrace, Newport Coast, CA below. Call him to share your the story about your child and urge him to take back his false accusation that The Lancet paper is fraud. His number is 949 718 0180.

Aida Demirjian (photo credit: Palisades Tennis Club of Newport Beach), child 11’s mother, apparently escaped the notorious serial killer nicknamed the “Bedroom Basher.” Could this explain why Richard Demirjian (call at 949 718 0180 to share your story, but be civil) was paranoid enough to believe Dr. Andrew Wakefield fabricated his son’s records despite also believing his son is vaccine-injured? Read PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA vs. GERALD PARKER (a.k.a. the Bedroom Basher). His death sentence was just upheld by the California Supreme Court.

Vahe Demirjian (photo from Facebook profile) is child 11 in The Lancet paper, son of Richard and Aida Demirjian. It is Vahe’s case that was allegedly fabricated, but it wasn’t. Despite Richard Demirjian’s claim that the paper reported Vahe’s autistic symptoms as beginning one week after the vaccine, the paper describes the first symptoms associated with exposure as “viral pneumonia.”

Vahe Demirjian can be reached at vahedemirjian@cox.net. He is an adult and knows how his medical records were used for lies. Please contact him too.