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Baby dies from whooping cough in Orange Co. (Florida)
WFTV Channel 9 Orlando, Daytona Beach, Melbourne, Central Florida ^ | April 25, 2013

Posted on 04/27/2013 3:21:41 PM PDT by EveningStar

Orange County health officials said a baby died from whooping cough last week...

Whooping cough, also called pertussis, and other diseases are making comebacks, because so many parents are deciding not to vaccinate their kids...

(Excerpt) Read more at wftv.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: aliens; florida; pertussis; whoopingcough
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1 posted on 04/27/2013 3:21:41 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

my hippie sister didn’t vaccinate her kids


2 posted on 04/27/2013 3:24:02 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: EveningStar

Can we guess the ethnic/racial background of this child’s mother?


3 posted on 04/27/2013 3:24:24 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: EveningStar
And the influx of illegals who carry it and other diseses.
4 posted on 04/27/2013 3:24:28 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: yldstrk
my hippie sister didn’t vaccinate her kids

I got all my shots as a kid and I never became autist...hey,look,a butterfly!

5 posted on 04/27/2013 3:26:06 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: EveningStar

It couldn’t POSSIBLY be because so many illegals are entering this country and bringing their damn diseases with them.


6 posted on 04/27/2013 3:26:23 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: EveningStar

Aww, that poor little thing. Whooping cough is a nasty business even when it isn’t fatal.

RIP, little one.


7 posted on 04/27/2013 3:27:30 PM PDT by DemforBush (Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia!)
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To: EveningStar

Been watching a BUNCH of commercials for whooping cough down in south Florida. Sadly, my sister cannot get around anyone newly vaccinated. Hope my niece doesn’t get it. (We live together)


8 posted on 04/27/2013 3:27:46 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: EveningStar
... because so many parents are deciding not to vaccinate their kids...

Liar. It's because of the illegals. We wouldn't have to vaccinate if the disease wasn't brought in.

9 posted on 04/27/2013 3:28:08 PM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron. No, they are both.)
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To: EveningStar

Influx from the third world.


10 posted on 04/27/2013 3:29:20 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: EveningStar
"A baby is born in a mud hut
With a worm fastened to his gut
" (David Wax Museum, "Harder Before It Gets Easier").


12 posted on 04/27/2013 3:36:51 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: EveningStar

It’s CAPTAIN TRIPPS!


13 posted on 04/27/2013 3:39:49 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: EveningStar

We ain’t seen nothing yet. Wait until the 8 Gangstas pass their Freeway to Amnesty bill. Americans are going to be dropping like flies. I think that’s the plan.


14 posted on 04/27/2013 3:42:24 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I got expelled from the "fundamental transformation" indoctrination center.)
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To: MestaMachine

And bed bugs, body and head lice.


15 posted on 04/27/2013 3:43:25 PM PDT by Guardian Sebastian
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To: skeeter

Bump

And not to forget how the super bugs are cultivated.


16 posted on 04/27/2013 3:45:38 PM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: raybbr

Yup; TB.


17 posted on 04/27/2013 3:46:31 PM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: MestaMachine

BINGO! YOU GET THE PRIZE.

Too many “vaccines” can not be a good thing. Your body can only handle so many low level virus injections at one time. Tell me again, why is Autism at an all time high?

Virulent strains of TB (kinda incurable) [a bacteria] are on a strong comeback, brought to you by those nice illegals from south of the border, just here to exercise their “civil rights” to be illegal.

Malaria is on a WAY strong comeback, thanks to that IDIOT Rachel Carson, who pushed for the ban on DDT. Hey, Rachel, you murderer, hundreds of thousands of people now DIE every year because mosquitoes aren’t being killed.

But my favorite revenge note is this: because chlordane fell into disfavor, (thanks to Rachel and commie pigs of her ilk) we now have a recurrence of infestations of certain parasites, that high rolling folks who live in hotels haven’t had to deal with in a very long time.

Hey, New York, you went “green.” DON’T LET THE BEDBUGS BITE TONIGHT! HEEHEEHEE


18 posted on 04/27/2013 3:46:37 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslymz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: EveningStar
We will soon see people dying from measles and being crippled by polio.

I remember seeing this among my friends and acquaintances back in the 1950's.

Some people want to usher us back into the dark ages. Plague, tuberculosis, leprosy and bed bugs are again on the rise after having once been nearly eradicated by science and hygeine.

The Left is truly a scourge on this nation. We used to track down and isolate people with dangerous infectious diseases, STD's, mental illness and parasites.

Now, these people are celebrated.

Look how far we have come. We are now arriving once again in the Middle Ages.

19 posted on 04/27/2013 3:48:32 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: EveningStar

Whooping cough is no laughing matter. I lost a sister to it almost 60 years ago... It can be bad for really young kids.


20 posted on 04/27/2013 3:52:30 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: raybbr

I live in the area and I agree 100% it is because of the huge rate of illegals in this area. Just in Orlando today and all I saw where Haitians, Mexicans and poor AA. It is literally a 3rd world country in many areas of Central FL.


21 posted on 04/27/2013 3:55:44 PM PDT by happyhomemaker (Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Rom 12:12)
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To: happyhomemaker

No. This is not the problem. Read a really great article awhile back about the wealthy suburban areas where these diseases are making a comeback. It’s the educated higher income folks who now think everything natural is GREAT and that vaccination is EVIL. I am inundated with this kind of stuff all the time from people I know. Meanwhile, I’ve tried to explain that carbon dioxide is NATURAL. We will be seeing more and more of this as less people become vaccinated due to wrong thinking.

And let me stress the fact that the reason we have not seen this up until now is because while there may have been an abstention from vaccination here and there, there were not pockets of these people. This is what we now have: little enclaves of large numbers of non-vaccinated children. And we reap what we sow.

Anything pharmaceutical has somehow become “evil.” Ridiculous.


22 posted on 04/27/2013 4:05:06 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: EveningStar

Poor baby. RIP.


23 posted on 04/27/2013 4:05:57 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Paved Paradise

The baby was only 6 weeks old. Doesn’t matter if he/she got immunized they probably would have stilled died from contracting Whooping Cough at such a young age. The truth is that babies have very underdeveloped immune systems and can die from a lot of things if they catch it so young. Look how many RSV deaths in babies there are every year. It is disingenuous that they are trying to spin this as an unvaccinated child...at 6 weeks every baby is basically unvaccinated.


24 posted on 04/27/2013 4:07:44 PM PDT by happyhomemaker (Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Rom 12:12)
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To: EveningStar

My Mother said I almost died from Whooping Cough. I was born in 1947. I remember her telling me that my arms and legs got to where they were no bigger than your fingers.


25 posted on 04/27/2013 4:10:50 PM PDT by yarddog (T Lili, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: raybbr
Actually, he's not (necessarily) a liar.

I got whooping cough a couple years ago. My internist (a conservative young woman) told me that there was a spike in whooping cough cases partly because too many people weren't vaccinating their kids.

Now how much of that is due to illegals and how much to silly people panicking over mercury and what-not, I don't know. But we are not exactly overrun with illegals here (and thanks to the legislation Gov. Deal just signed, we're going to have a lot more of them leaving).

The other reason is that the pertussis vaccine was combined with the tetanus vaccine. You only get the latter every 10 years, and it does have some nasty side effects and you shouldn't get it too often (but you have to have it if, like me, you work with dogs, horses, and dirt.) But the pertussis vaccine is only good for about 5-6 years.

That's how it caught me.

26 posted on 04/27/2013 4:10:51 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Mmogamer

“And the influx of illegals who carry it and other diseses”

BINGO!


27 posted on 04/27/2013 4:14:06 PM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: EveningStar

There is no doubt that the influx of foreigners has elevated the resurgence of formerly erradicated diseases. So has the ease in traveling to foreign countries.

In my mind, that makes it even more urgent to vaccinate our kids.

Once upon a time, all kids were required to be vaccinated prior to getting into school. The diseases disappeared. I am sure there may have been cases of undiagnosed autism (and adhd=bratty kids). But if vaccinations are the cause of autism, then everyone should be autistic. Even the article states it was a flawed study.

How does one get their child in public school without vaccs?


28 posted on 04/27/2013 4:15:57 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Gay State Conservative

that’s adhd if you were autistic you wouldn’t talk at all, you would just scream


29 posted on 04/27/2013 4:18:08 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Gay State Conservative

probably a white progressive


30 posted on 04/27/2013 4:19:20 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: EveningStar

Chalk another one up for Jim Carrey.


31 posted on 04/27/2013 4:19:45 PM PDT by RPTMS
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To: ConradofMontferrat

well ya gotta die from something


32 posted on 04/27/2013 4:20:33 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: happyhomemaker
The way you keep the very young from catching whooping cough is by vaccinating older children and adults. If the older children are all vaccinated, the infant is never exposed.

The "herd immunity" is what protects the very young. When you have pockets of anti-vaccine people whose toddlers and young children are not vaccinated, the infants suffer because they are exposed.

33 posted on 04/27/2013 4:21:06 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: EveningStar

“hooping cough, also called pertussis, and other diseases are making comebacks, because so many parents are deciding not to vaccinate their kids...”

That’s BS. Whooping cough was all but eradicated until it was brought back in here by 3rd world migrants. Illegal aliens don’t bother with ‘immunizations’.

[snip]According to Dr. Laurence Nickey, director of the El Paso heath district “Contagious diseases that are generally considered to have been controlled in the United States are readily evident along the border ... The incidence of tuberculosis in El Paso County is twice that of the U.S. rate. Dr. Nickey also states that leprosy, which is considered by most Americans to be a disease of the Third World, is readily evident along the U.S.-Mexico border and that dysentery is several times the U.S. rate ... People have come to the border for economic opportunities, but the necessary sewage treatment facilities, public water systems, environmental enforcement, and medical care have not been made available to them, causing a severe risk to health and well being of people on both sides of the border.”1

A June, 2009 article in the New England Journal of Medicine noted that a majority (57.8%) of all new cases of tuberculosis in the United States in 2007 were diagnosed in foreign-born persons. The TB infection rate among foreign-born persons was 9.8 times as high as that among U.S.-born persons.http://www.fairus.org/issue/illegal-immigration-and-public-health

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The American Academy of Pediatrics believes that the resurgence of whooping cough and other antiquated infections is because of the influx of illegal immigrants. Dr. Madeleine Cosman, a medical lawyer, says that “certain diseases that we thought we had vanquished years ago are coming back, and other diseases that we’ve never seen or rarely seen in America, because they’ve always been the diseases of poverty and the third world, are coming in now,” she said. She has written a fascinating article, “The Seen and Unseen,” that addresses healthcare in America as well as the problem that illegal aliens are now presenting to the US healthcare system.
Read more at Buzzle: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/cases-of-whooping-cough-on-the-rise-in-the-us.html


34 posted on 04/27/2013 4:24:58 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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No one ever brings up the fact that most infants are in a daycare by the time they are 6 weeks old. Of course there are going to be an increase in disease regardless of shooting kids up with 30 shots before K because we are putting babies and children in germ/virus filled daycares. Honestly I see a lot of kids walking around in a constant state of sickness because their immune systems were never supposed to handle being bombarded with 70 other kids sicknesses.


35 posted on 04/27/2013 4:35:53 PM PDT by happyhomemaker (Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Rom 12:12)
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To: EveningStar

Third world diseases are making a comeback because the U.S. is becoming the third world. In our little burg in Colorado, we’ve had repeated bedbug infestations in our government library and multiple TB epidemics in our local government schools. I wonder if anyone can guess why? If you can, then you’re pretty good at guessing because the local media won’t say boo turkey about the real reasons for these epidemics.


36 posted on 04/27/2013 4:36:09 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: AuntB

37 posted on 04/27/2013 4:58:35 PM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: EveningStar
With criminal aliens puring across the border at an alarming rate, they bring with them disease and viruses once defeated in this great nation, e.g. polio etc. But, don't smoke, or eat the wrong foods or the tobacco and food police will arrest and charge an(a white, christian, Anglo Saxon) American!

The criminal aliens have killed, murdered, robbed, and raped millions of Americans and the Nations Attorney General is proclaiming criminal aliens have a “civil right” to break into our Country!

Go figure!

38 posted on 04/27/2013 4:59:10 PM PDT by PotatoChop (Respect is earned, not demanded by this out of control socialist government!)
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To: Guardian Sebastian

And antibiotic resistant tuberculosis.


39 posted on 04/27/2013 5:08:40 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: berdie
Here are a few quotes from Drs about vaccinations. "My suspicion, which is shared by others in my profession, is that the nearly 10,000 SIDS deaths that occur in the United States each year are related to one or more of the vaccines that are routinely given children. The pertussis vaccine is the most likely villain, but it could also be one or more of the others." --Dr. Mendelsohn, M.D.

"The evidence for indicting immunizations for SIDS is circumstantial, but compelling. However, the keepers of the keys to medical-research funds are not interested in researching this very important lead to the cause of an ongoing, and possibly preventable, tragedy. Anything that implies that immunizations are not the greatest medical advance in the history of public health is ignored or ridiculed. Can you imagine the economic and political import of discovering that immunizations are killing thousands of babies?" --Dr. Douglass M.D.

40 posted on 04/27/2013 5:09:41 PM PDT by happyhomemaker (Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Rom 12:12)
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To: All
Right. Let's blame it all on the illegal aliens.
41 posted on 04/27/2013 5:11:28 PM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: EveningStar

Whooping cough vaccines don’t start until age two. There are CDC commercials now telling adults to get a booster to protect those who are not old enough for the vaccine. All these booster vaccines (pertusis, chicken pox, tetanus), it’s almost like they don’t do what Big Gov tells us they do!


42 posted on 04/27/2013 5:12:01 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“Poor Baby. RIP”

Indeed. My mother was born in 1909. She talked about seeing children die with whooping cough. It’s a frightening, violent way to go.


43 posted on 04/27/2013 5:17:33 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Gay State Conservative

LMBO!


44 posted on 04/27/2013 5:18:00 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: happyhomemaker

“Crib death” predates vaccinations. It’s been around for a very long time.


45 posted on 04/27/2013 5:23:33 PM PDT by berdie
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To: berdie

“How does one get their child in public school without vaccs?”

I guess the same way illegal aliens get in public school without a birth certificate.


46 posted on 04/27/2013 5:24:13 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: happyhomemaker

“No one ever brings up the fact that most infants are in a daycare by the time they are 6 weeks old. Of course there are going to be an increase in disease regardless of shooting kids up with 30 shots before K because we are putting babies and children in germ/virus filled daycares. Honestly I see a lot of kids walking around in a constant state of sickness because their immune systems were never supposed to handle being bombarded with 70 other kids sicknesses.”

I SO agree!


47 posted on 04/27/2013 5:25:56 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: AuntB
*chuckle*

Of course an illegal can get into school without a birth certificate. I'm just wondering about the rest of us ordinary citizens of the US.

Do you file a conscientious objector form or somethin’?

48 posted on 04/27/2013 5:28:50 PM PDT by berdie
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To: happyhomemaker
O.K., I'm going to call B.S. on this.

First of all, there are always doctors on the fringe. What these quotes are alleging is that the "medical industrial complex" is deliberately killing and maiming children. That is an incendiary accusation, and there had better be research and rock-solid sources to support it.

But I am questioning the source here, because a medical doctor properly uses one or the other of "M.D." or "Doctor". Using both is redundant and improper. The given name is included as well as the surname, because otherwise you can't identify the individual.

The kind of people who call themselves "Dr. Lastname, M.D." are generally selling something, and people who attribute quotes to such a double-titled humbug are probably not checking their sources adequately, to say the least.

49 posted on 04/27/2013 5:41:24 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: EveningStar

I’m not entirely convinced that smallpox has been eradicated in the wild.

And we know that some samples of it still remain in bio-labs.

I have my scar, I think they stopped vaccinating in about 1971...


50 posted on 04/27/2013 5:48:10 PM PDT by djf (Rich widows: My Bitcoin address is... 1ETDmR4GDjwmc9rUEQnfB1gAnk6WLmd3n6)
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