American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): The AAP must reverse their support for using mercury preservatives in childhood vaccines.
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American Academy of Pediatrics
AAP Director
Columbia University
Louis Z. Cooper
University of Toronto
Shane K. Green
Emory Vaccine Center
Walter A. Orenstein

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): The AAP must reverse their support for using mercury preservatives in childhood vaccines.

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To prevent injecting mercury (thimerosal) into pregnant women, infants and children around the world, support is needed to eliminate mercury from all medical, pharmaceutical and personal care products. The second most toxic element on Earth has no place in 21st century medicine.

AAP Director, American Academy of Pediatrics
Louis Z. Cooper, Columbia University
Shane K. Green, University of Toronto
Walter A. Orenstein, Emory Vaccine Center
Please reconsider your endorsement of AAP support to allow the unrestricted use of the mercury preservative Thimerosal in childhood vaccines.

[Your name]

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    1. Keep telling AAP they are wrong!

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      Around the end of the year, the American Academy of Pediatrics gave the children of the world their gift by expressed support for the World Health Organization's request for an open-ended exemption for the continuing use of mercury-based preservatives in vaccines.[1] AAP's support for this policy signals a dangerous disregard for children's health and sets a precedent that could reverberate throughout medical and chemical policy initiatives - rolling-back positions taken due to safety concerns without proof of safety.

    2. Reached 1,500 signatures
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    4. Reached 750 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Maria Rickert Hong WESTPORT, CT
      • 9 months ago

      Mercury is a known neurotoxin and should never be injected into anyone, especially a child. It's still in most flu shots.

    • michele meulendyk SEWARAD, AK
      • 9 months ago

      vaccines should be engineered and administered only to support health, never for profit or propoganda.

    • Shelly Shank SEWARD, AK
      • 9 months ago

      because mercury is poison and we do not need to be poisoning our human race for the sake of the all mighty dollar.

    • Julie Reilly MELBOURNE, FL
      • 9 months ago

      Autism and Alzheimer's the two most vaccinated groups. Show me the unbiased 3 party non profiting non political data.

      • 10 months ago

      healthy babies


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