Four Somali children die of measles

5 May

Dr. Abdirahman D. Mohamed, the chief of staff at Axis Medical Center in Minneapolis, said last month he knew of four unvaccinated Somali children who had died from measles.

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This appalling news comes hot on the heels of anti-vaxxer conspiracy theorist Andrew Wakefield’s visit to the Somali community in the US to promote his fraudulent anti-MMR ‘studies’. Generation Rescue has also attended to the Somali community in Minneapolis.

Antivaccine groups have noticed. In November, J. B. Handley…wrote an open letter to “Courageous Somali Parents.”

He warned them not to trust the state health department and suggested they slow down their children’s shots and get exemptions to school vaccination requirements. He also offered to pay for some to attend an antivaccine conference.

All these people and groups should now reap the harvest of what they have sown. Death. Preventable death.

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14 Responses to “Four Somali children die of measles”

  1. Sullivan May 5, 2011 at 07:37 #

    I would want to contact the person who made that statement for clarification. So far, the MDH has stated no deaths:

    http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/diseases/measles/

    • Kev May 5, 2011 at 08:39 #

      Yep, I have an email into the Doctor in question 🙂

  2. Harold L Doherty May 5, 2011 at 11:01 #

    The Minnesota Dept of Health doesn’t confirm the death report:

    http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/diseases/measles/

    Situation Update (4/27/11)

    There have been 23 confirmed cases of measles reported in Minnesota, ranging in age from 4 months to 51 years old.

    Infection acquired:

    Twenty of the cases have been linked to a case that acquired infection in Kenya (21 total)
    One case acquired infection in Florida
    One case acquired infection in India

    Vaccination status:

    Seven of the cases were too young to receive vaccine
    Nine were of age but were not vaccinated
    One was vaccinated
    One was vaccinated prior to the recommended age
    Five have unknown vaccine status
    There have been fourteen hospitalizations and no deaths.

    • Kev May 5, 2011 at 11:07 #

      Thats exactly what Sullivan has already said Harold.

  3. Kev May 5, 2011 at 11:21 #

    Update: According to this story 2 of the Somali kids died in the US and 2 died in ‘other countries’.

  4. Kev May 5, 2011 at 11:25 #

    The MDH carries the full story here.

  5. Sniffer May 5, 2011 at 17:40 #

    Dear Sullivan,

    You print the story, make accusations, and then on hindsight or a hunch possibly both then ,check the facts sums this site up.Help ma! bob!.

    Sincerely

    Sniffer

  6. Kev May 5, 2011 at 19:47 #

    ActuallyI wrote it, not Sully. You can tell by the fact its my name there?

  7. Sullivan May 5, 2011 at 19:56 #

    Kev,

    this doesn’t look like one of sniffers “on” days.

  8. Sniffer May 5, 2011 at 20:03 #

    Dear Both,

    I see its gone “..ssshhhh,quiet..” without me on here. You should be paying me,lots and lots!!

    Sincerely

    Sniffer

  9. Brian Morgan May 5, 2011 at 20:10 #

    Slight bit of a Scottish origin hint there – “Help Ma’ Boab” as it should be, from Oor Wullie. But on the other hand consistently switching space and point is not a Scottish habit – they’re smarter than that. I know.

  10. Paul Proffit & Ben GoldDigger May 6, 2011 at 13:33 #

    Vaccine Derived Autism is one of the biggest crimes in history , and this website is an accomplice to this crime .The Game is nearly up boys , the CDC is leaning towards the environmental now (the gentic argument is nearly entirely lost). 1 in 60 will destroy any economy . So where are you people going to run to when the truth is finally accepted ? Scare stories of measles deaths or chelation injuries will not work anymore . Our mercury poisoned children are injured beyond your meagre understanding .
    Hiding where Ethyl Mercury is used in the production of vaccines will not help you .Dodgy Danish studies sponsored by vaccine manufacturers will not protect you . The Pharma collaborators & apologists belong in prison for these crimes against our children.

  11. Brian Morgan May 6, 2011 at 14:14 #

    Lots of extra and misplaced spaces, looks very pharmilia.

  12. Kev May 6, 2011 at 14:38 #

    LOL 😀

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