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Friday, October 8, 2010

MSNBC: Hundreds of Thousands of Ukrainians Refuse Vaccines!

**I am proud of the Ukraine's for taking a stand and not being forced into vaccinating just because. They are awake in the Ukraine, that is for sure. The media tries to spin this to be a really bad thing but it is quite the opposite.**

Vaccine scare in Ukraine threatens health
Rumors of Western plot, death of teen cause families to reject shots

KIEV, Ukraine — A widespread scare about vaccine side effects in Ukraine has led to a sharp drop in immunizations that could result in disease outbreaks spreading beyond the former Soviet republic, international and local health officials say.

Hundreds of thousands of fearful Ukrainians have refused vaccines for diseases such as diphtheria, mumps, polio, hepatitis B, tuberculosis, whooping cough and others this year, according to official estimates. Authorities have canceled a U.N.-backed measles and rubella vaccination campaign funded by U.S. philanthropist Ted Turner, and will have to collect and incinerate nearly 9 million unused doses in coming months.

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