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Government concedes
autism by vaccines

By Doctor Robert Young

I have been fighting for this truth to be  revealed for years.  I have worked with the autism spectrum for years by balancing  biochemistries and clearing the bowel congestion I find in all cases of autism.

 Finally my work is vindicated! government-concedes-vacci_b_88323.htm

Government Concedes Vaccine - Autism Case in  Federal Court - Now What?  By David Kirby February 25, 2008

After years of insisting there is no evidence  to link vaccines with the onset of autism  spectrum disorder (ASD), the US government  has quietly conceded a vaccine-autism case  in the Court of Federal Claims.

 The unprecedented concession was filed on  November 9, and sealed to protect the  plaintiff's identify. It was obtained  through individuals unrelated to the case.

 The claim, one of 4,900 autism cases currently  pending in Federal "Vaccine Court," was conceded  by US Assistant Attorney General Peter Keisler  and other Justice Department officials, on behalf  of the Department of Health and Human Services,  the "defendant" in all Vaccine Court cases.

 The child's claim against the government --  that mercury-containing vaccines were the cause  of her autism -- was supposed to be one of  three "test cases" for the thimerosal-autism  theory currently under consideration by a  three-member panel of Special Masters, the  presiding justices in Federal Claims Court.

 Keisler wrote that medical personnel at the  HHS Division of Vaccine Injury Compensation  (DVIC) had reviewed the case and "concluded  that compensation is appropriate."  The doctors conceded that the child was  healthy and developing normally until her  18-month well-baby visit, when she received  vaccinations against nine different diseases  all at once (two contained thimerosal).

 Days later, the girl began spiraling downward  into a cascade of illnesses and setbacks that,  within months, presented as symptoms of autism,  including: No response to verbal direction;  loss of language skills; no eye contact; loss  of "relatedness;" insomnia; incessant screaming;  arching; and "watching the florescent lights  repeatedly during examination."  Seven months after vaccination, the patient  was diagnosed by Dr. Andrew Zimmerman, a  leading neurologist at the Kennedy Krieger  Children's Hospital Neurology Clinic, with  "regressive encephalopathy (brain disease)  with features consistent with autistic  spectrum disorder, following normal development."  The girl also met the Diagnostic and Statistical  Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) official  criteria for autism.

 In its written concession, the government said  the child had a pre-existing mitochondrial  disorder that was "aggravated" by her shots,  and which ultimately resulted in an ASD diagnosis.

 "The vaccinations received on July 19, 2000,  significantly aggravated an underlying  mitochondrial disorder," the concession says,  "which predisposed her to deficits in cellular  energy metabolism, and manifested as a regressive  encephalopathy with features of ASD."

To read the rest of Mr. Kirby's piece and  to post your comments, please visit government-concedes-vacci_b_88323.html