Swine Flu Vaccine: To Give or Not to Give Video

CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has recommended that certain population groups at higher risk receive the 2009 H1N1 vaccine. Find out more about the vaccine debate in this video. http://www.TheDoctorsVideos.com
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If you lose a child, a pregnant female, a love one of any age, how do you get up the next day and function. I can't get to see anything worse than a loss of a child. It's worst than losing an arm or a leg. There are people who have lost children that were preventable in the past. We thought we got rid of it, when we started having vaccines against these dreaded infections. I hope I am wrong, I don't think so. I was not going to give this vaccine initially, because as all new vaccines I have great concern. As I saw the information come out of other disease, I saw the information about the vaccines, I said I'm haven't got any choice. I am going to give the vaccine, let's look at the vaccines that are available. There is a live one, uh I am afraid of a live vaccine. It's going to kill my kid. So far that may not be true. Second of all it might be more affective. There are some people we cannot give the live vaccine to because the company has been very careful not to put certain people at risk. As we get more and more usage we will probably change those risk factors, and some of it seams to he happening already, because it's a better vaccine. I buy most of my flu vaccine from Sanofi-Aventis in Paris. We know we think that they are French, but their vaccines are very well made. I've first went into the trouble with them over the years But I am going to tell you something. If you have the potential of having a 100,000 people die from this flu which will relate to the fact that 21 or under or half hospitalizations and probably in the end the potential of half the deaths. If you want to tell a mother or a father that their four-year-old, their wife, who is pregnant, could have a way of living and you deny them because of the fear of a vaccine, I do not know the right answer. I do not want to be right. I do not want anybody saying to me why didn't I vaccinate and I want to walk rather the other way, I'd rather be wrong, I'd rather the drug companies made a lot of money or let's talk about the financial interest of doctors. I have been told that we are allowed to make money on this vaccine. So we are I am not going to lie. We are billing for the cost of the vaccine one penny. So far every insurance company has rejected our claim, but it's okay. Because I get it for free. I might vaccine in a small ministration fee, or a brief something with it. But right now that's all my concerns, I am giving the vaccine. If I can get my hand on 3000 doses, I will give it out to 3000 people. I will open my office 15 hour a day if I have to. I will go and work for that far enough if they asked me and I will go to school and give it properly. I want the only thing thrown in my face six months now, why did we vaccinate no children died. I do not want to be right, and fortunately it looks like it is a real epidemic. If you think I am wrong, you think you've concern of the vaccine I want you remember something, the vaccines that we have today are very unique. They are very safe, they are very effective, you get up all the intellectual discussion, if it causes anything wrong. If it causes autism if you think that, an autistic kid that's alive is better than a non autistic kid that's dead. So you better think that out very, very carefully, I don't think it does do it. I know the story behind it, it's on my website and if you wanted to disagree with me, have an intellectual discussion, you can do it anytime 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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