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BRIEF BACKGROUND: The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) is a national charitable, non-profit organization founded in 1982 dedicated to reducing vaccine injury and deaths through public education. We support the availability of all preventive health care options, including vaccines, and the right of consumers to make educated, voluntary health care choices. NVIC also promotes and funds research to evaluate vaccine safety and effectiveness, as well as to identify factors which place individuals at high risk for suffering vaccine reactions; and monitors vaccine research, development, regulation, policy-making and legislation. NVIC has long been recognized as the leading consumer voice on vaccine safety concerns. To learn more about our mission and accomplishments, please visit our About Us page.
- Censoring Vax Info Violates Freedom Of Thought, Speech, And Conscience. In a wide ranging video interview by David Fiorazo, NVIC's Co-founder and President, Barbara Loe Fisher provides a brief history of the systematic censorship of NVIC in the public square by government operatives and Big Tech, as well as NVIC's work with Congress to draft and pass the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986, and stated
The right to make an informed and voluntary choice about what you're willing to risk your life or your child's life for fundamental natural right.Worldview Matters Nov. 30, 2023.
- NVIC's Barbara Loe Fisher on The Meg Ellefson Show. NVIC's Co-founder and President, Barbara Loe Fisher discusses the culture wars and the problematic public-private relationship held by government and the lack of independent oversight of vaccine safety and monitoring. Barbara stated,
While we are all born equal under the law, we are not all the same. We come to the process of vaccination with different genetics...we don't all respond the same way to medical interventions like vaccines.With regard the unjustness of vaccine mandates and those harmed by vaccines, Barbara continued by stating
They could have done the science; for 40 years I have begged them to do the science to find out who is at more risk (biologically and genetically)for having adverse responses to vaccinations. They (the government) have refused to do the science.The Meg Ellefson Show Nov. 16, 2023.
- Senator Demands Answers From FDA On Safety Signal For COVID Vaccines And Children. In response to a In a preprint paper published in October containing information that FDA researchers had not disclosed to the public a safety signal dectected for seizures/convulations following COVID-19 vaccination, Senator Ron Johnson stated that the information should have been publicly disclosed and that this new information could change the promoted view that the benefits of the vaccines outweigh the risks. NVIC's Co-founder and President noted that because of the lack of transparency,
Trust is lost in public health policy recommendations when health officials either refuse or are slow to make information available that can help people weigh the risks for themselves when considering their own current health and medical history.Epoch Times Oct. 28, 2023.
- Health Freedom Hall of Fame. Sports legends John Stockton and Ken Ruettgers interview Barbara Loe Fisher and discuss COVID-19 vaccine and federal Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS). Barbara provided invaluable information on the original requirements of the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 and preservation of the right to sue vaccine manufacturers. Additionally, Barbara stated that since NVIC's co-founders work to pass that law, it has been amended, and added
The pharmaceutical companies, medical trade organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Medical Association, and the government health agencies went in and gutted that law systematically over a period of 10 years. And they weakened the safety provisions, and they gave the doctors liability protection which they did not have when that law was passed in '86, we never agreed to that.Voices for Medical Freedom Oct. 23, 2023.
- Texas lawmakers again try to prohibit private businesses from requiring COVID-19 vaccines. NVIC's Director of Advocacy Dawn Richardson applauded Texas legislation that provided no exceptions to the informed consent right of individuals to voluntarily vaccinate without penalties such as job loss. She stated that the healthcare industry
...was the worst perpetrators of the abuses on employees. This is not about health, it’s about control,and added,
The willing destruction of the livelihood and health of their employees [with the vaccine mandate] demonstrates exactly why these businesses should be held to the same standards as every other business.The Texas Tribune Oct. 10, 2023.
- CDC Refuses to Release Updated Information on Post-COVID Vaccination Heart Inflammation. In response to the CDC's refusal to provide the public with its updated data on the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine complication of myocarditis, NVIC's Co-founder and President Barbara Loe Fisher noted
The CDC has acknowledged that heart inflammation is a complication of mRNA COVID-19 shots and, yet, the only published data released by CDC officials about that complication is a seven-week study that ended on Oct. 23, 2022.Epoch Times Sept. 23, 2023.
- ‘Predatory’ Anti-Parent Agenda in Schools. in this episode of Good Morning CHD on school based health centers, which were created in 2010, NVIC's Executive Director, Theresa Wrangham lays out the information parents need to know about their rights and privacy when it comes to their children’s education. Children's Health Defense-CHD TV Sept. 16, 2023.
- EXCLUSIVE: CDC Repeatedly Advised People With Post-Vaccination Conditions to Get More Doses. In response to the CDC's CISA advising COVID-19 vaccination despite vaccine adverse events, NVIC's Co-founder and President Barbara Loe Fisher stated that
Government officials admitting ignorance about a biological product’s potential side effects but directing a doctor to risk a patient’s life by continuing to inject the product into a patient, who already has suffered an injury following use of that product, is immoral," she added. "We expect and deserve government health officials to adhere to a higher professional and ethical standard of care.Epoch Times Sept. 5, 2023.
NVIC Recent Press Releases
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- NVIC Statement: The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) Statement on Facebook De-Platforming of NVIC: After maintaining a Facebook page since 2008, on Mar. 2, 2021, the 39-year old National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) was de-platformed by Facebook. Commenting on the removal of NVIC’s page from Facebook, NVIC co-founder and president Barbara Loe Fisher said, “We are not surprised that Mark Zuckerberg views the truthful information that NVIC publishes about vaccine science, policy and law as a threat to perpetuating false narratives about vaccine safety created by the pharmaceutical industry and its business partners." She added, “NVIC encourages everyone to leave social media networks eroding civil liberties, which include freedom of thought, speech and conscience, and join those that protect freedom of speech." Mar. 2, 2021.
- NVIC Press Release: The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) Opens Vaccine Conference for Free Viewing: In December 2020 a non-profit limited company based in Great Britain that calls itself the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) published a report entitled The Anti-Vaxx Playbook containing false and misleading information about the Fifth International Public Conference on Vaccination held online October 2020. The promotion of the CCDH report resulted in the spreading of fake news and misinformation by mainline media outlets in Great Britain and the U.S. about the 39-year old U.S. non-profit educational charity the National Vaccine Information Center. NVIC’s pay-for-view digital conference was transparently open to the public and featured presentations by 51 speakers from the U.S. and other countries discussing vaccine science, public health policy and law, informed consent and civil liberties. Dedicated to “Protecting Health and Autonomy in the 21st Century,” the conference was made available on Feb. 2, 2021 for free viewing online. Feb. 2, 2021.