One-year-old boy dies after receiving six doses of vaccine

One-year-old boy dies after receiving six doses of vaccine

The report said that the person examined Michael noted that he experiences vascular congestion on his brain, heart, lungs, liver."

There has been a long-standing debate about vaccination and its risks since it’s introduction centuries ago, with parties either for and against it.

Many claim that vaccines trigger Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), autism, asthma, multiple sclerosis and even allergic disorders—although not enough scientific evidence supports these claims.

But that doesn’t seem to stop some parents’ campaign against vaccinations, especially after one-year-old Michael Whitesell died of SIDS shortly after he was given six vaccine doses.

According to a Parent Herald report, Michael received his MMR, hepatitis A, varicella and flu vaccines, after which he experienced the normal side effects of vaccination: three days after the hospital visit he had a high fever.

Michael was given Tylenol for his fever, said website Vactruth. The following morning, he was found dead.

“The one who examined Michael, however, noted that he experiences vascular congestion on his brain, heart, lungs, liver,” said the Parent Herald report. “His urine was also mentioned to be positive with glucose.”

The coroner ruled the boy’s cause of death as Sudden Unexplained Infant Death, due to natural causes, and the specific vaccines he had received were not listed on the report.

The boy’s grandmother attributed his death to the vaccines he had received, but no medical evidence supported the claim.

Even the World Health Organization insisted, following Michael’s death, that vaccines are safe; there is no link between SIDS and combined vaccinations such as diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and vaccination against polio.

Meanwhile, WedMd noted that although there may be testimonies linking vaccination and autism, there are countless points that need to be ruled out.

“I think there's a lot of emotion around the issue of autism now. It engenders a lot of fear in parents and clinicians alike,” said Lee Sanders, MD in the Parent Herald report. “Until they turned 2 or 3, that was probably the thing I feared most.”

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