CDC Whistleblower Exposes MMR Vaccine-Autism Cover-UpAug 27, 2014
A study conducted by the Focus Autism Foundation indicated that a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) whistleblower revealed that scientific data involving the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine had been manipulated.
It seems there was pressure to ensure that CDC scientists supported government policies regarding vaccine safety, while neglecting involved risks, according to OrganicLifestyleMagazine.com. The CDC was allegedly aware that increased autism rates were seen in African American boys who received an MMR vaccine when they were younger than 36 months of age.
A key CDC research scientist was significantly involved in assisting Dr. Brian Hooker, an expert in biochemical engineering with the Focus Autism Foundation, in revealing CDC data manipulation that hid an increased incidence of autism in African-American boys. The whistleblower came to the attention of Dr. Hooker after he initiated a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for original data on the Destefano et al MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) and autism study, according to MarketWatch.com.
“The CDC knew about the relationship between the age of first MMR vaccine and autism incidence in African-American boys as early as 2003, but chose to cover it up,” said Dr. Hooker, according to OrganicLifestyleMagazine.com. The whistleblower confirmed Dr. Hooker’s statement.
The whistleblower worked for the CDC for more than 10 years and told Dr. Hooker in telephone calls that, “We’ve missed ten years of research because the CDC is so paralyzed right now by anything related to autism. They’re not doing what they should be doing because they’re afraid to look for things that might be associated.” The whistleblower alleges criminal wrongdoing by his superiors and also expressed deep regret concerning his role in assisting the CDC in hiding the data, FocusAutismInc.org reported.
Autism rates continue to significantly increase, noted Examiner.com, as does the $52 billion vaccine industry. According to a recent Global Research report, CNN deleted the very “news worthy” story about Dr. William Thompson, the CDC whistleblower. “William W. Thompson, PhD, Senior Scientist with the CDC has stepped forward and admitted the 2004 paper entitled ‘Age At First Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccination In Children with Autism and School-Matched Control Subjects: A Population-Based Study In Metropolitan Atlanta,’ which has been used repeatedly by the CDC to deny the MMR-autism connection, was a fraud,” CNN previously reported, wrote Global Research.
CNN ultimately re-published the story following requests from thousands of readers. “Dr. Thompson has admitted the 340 % increase in boys receiving the MMR vaccine ‘on time,’ as opposed to delayed, was buried by himself, Dr. DeStefano, Dr. Bhasin, Dr. Yeargin-Allsopp, and Dr. Boyle,” the outlet also noted, according to Examiner.com
According to a 2004 CDC report, no association was seen between the age that the MMR vaccine was administered and the onset of autism. “The overall distribution of ages at MMR vaccination among children with autism was similar to that of matched control children; most case (70.5%) and control children (67.5%) were vaccinated between 12 and 17 months of age. Similar proportions of case and control children had been vaccinated before 18 or before 24 months. No significant associations for either of these age cutoffs were found for specific case subgroups, including those with evidence of developmental regression,” the CDC report indicated.
Dr. Thompson indicated that the report, which the CDC used to deny any MMR-autism connection, was a fraud and that there is an association between the age at which an infant receives the MMR vaccination and if that child is likelier to develop autism. After Dr. Thomson contacted Dr. Hooker, Dr. Hooker advised Dr. Andrew Wakefield and the Autism Media Channel. In a video published by the Autism Media Channel, Dr. Thompson may be heard saying, “I do not believe that we did what we did,” according to Examiner.com.