The Introduction of Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis and Oral Polio Vaccine Among Young Infants in an Urban African Community: A 'Natural Experiment'
Søren Wengel Mogensen a,1, Andreas Andersen b,1, Amabelia Rodrigues a, Christine S Benn b,c, Peter Aaby a,b,⁎
The results of the study performed on vaccinated infants in Africa (linked below) are very concerning.
QUOTE- "DTP was associated with 5-fold higher mortality than being unvaccinated. No prospective study has shown beneficial survival effects of DTP."
QUOTE- "All currently available evidence suggests that DTP vaccine may kill more children from other causes than it saves from diphtheria, tetanus or pertussis. Though a vaccine protects children against the target disease it may simultaneously increase susceptibility to unrelated infections."
QUOTE- "Unfortunately, DTP is the most widely used vaccine, and the proportion who receives DTP3 is used globally as an indicator of the performance of national vaccination programs."
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