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Death By Lethal Vaccine Injection


Having a son of our own, it was crushing to read the following story about a mother and father losing their precious baby. I greatly respect and appreciate the courage that it must have taken for Christine Colebeck to share her experience with others. Thank you, Christine, for sharing Laura's story with us.

- Ben Kim


By Christine Colebeck

Today is my daughter's sweet 16th birthday but we will not be celebrating. Instead I will light a candle and when I blow it out I will make a wish in my daughter's memory. My wish is for all mothers worldwide, that you will educate yourselves and that you make informed choices so that you may prevent unnecessary tragedy and be spared from my pain.

Laura's Story

After 41 weeks of pregnancy, on July 27th, 1986, a perfect and healthy little baby, Laura Marie, made her entrance into the world. We were welcomed home by family and friends anxiously waiting to meet the new family member. They showered her with so many beautiful, little tiny, pink dresses, we joked that she would never be able to wear them all in one lifetime.

Our lives changed completely and now revolved around stroller walks in the park, visiting friends, changing diapers, night feedings and shopping for more little pink dresses. We were parents now, we had a family and life was absolutely perfect.

I took Laura for several baby check-ups at the pediatrician. She was a kind and gentle older woman. At 3 months old, the pediatrician was very pleased with Laura's development and weight gain and vaccinated her with DPT OPV. I didn't even question her, I knew that all my friend's babies had this same vaccine and "all good mothers" vaccinated their children to protect them. I left the pediatrician's office and walked home.

Laura was very fussy, which was unusual. She was crying loudly all the way home in the stroller. When we got home, I realized she had urinated so heavily she wet everything in the stroller. Then her cry turned into screaming and she developed a fever, her leg was very swollen and red, and felt hot. I called the pediatrician who told me this was "normal" and to give her Tempra. I gave her baby Tempra and I felt better, the pediatrician had assured me this was normal.

Laura continued to scream and I could no longer console her. My every instinct told me this was not normal but I was young with my first child and trusted the doctor. I could not hold Laura in my arms because she screamed louder as any movement of her leg seemed to cause her terrible pain. I put her in the swing and she cried herself to sleep. I was so relieved, the Tempra was working and the doctor must have been right. I began to feel silly for all my worrying. A short time later, Laura woke up screaming and spent the evening screaming and sleeping on and off.

She had no appetite and nothing made her stop crying. Finally it was bedtime and she cried in her crib, until she fell asleep. She had never cried herself to sleep before and I felt very bad for letting her but if I held her, she screamed louder. My husband came home from work and I told him about everything that had happened that day. Laura was sleeping soundly in her crib and we were both relieved that she seemed to be feeling better and decided not to worry... I should have worried.

In the morning I awoke and was startled to realize my husband had slept in for work. I immediately knew something was wrong and the worry from the previous night came rushing back to me. I quickly ran to her crib, with a feeling of dread. She did not look right. I closed my eyes tight and opened them again, and considered the possibility that this was a dream, but when I opened my eyes she looked dead.

I went into shock and after that, much of this day remains a blur. I touched her and she was very warm. I screamed for my husband to call 911.

I watched as he performed CPR, my body was frozen and I couldn't move. He tried to revive our child to no avail. He was shouting for me to open the door for the paramedics, I was temporarily jolted back to reality and I went and opened the door. I could now move but couldn't speak. I just stood there numbly shaking my head, feeling completely helpless as dozens of paramedics, police and firemen rushed past me into our home. I didn't cry, and I wanted to scream at them to leave her alone but I couldn't speak. She was on the floor and they were shocking her tiny body, in the little bedroom with the yellow painted walls and clown wallpaper. I stood there praying in my head that they would just leave her alone, that they would get out of her bedroom and that I would wake up from this horrible dream.

Then I heard someone saying there was a faint pulse and I suddenly felt hopeful. She was rushed from the house in an ambulance. It was then that the homicide detectives led us into another room and the interrogation began.

They decided that my husband and I needed to be questioned in separate rooms. I immediately realized they suspected that we had done this to our child. We all know that perfect children do not suddenly die for no reason. I was silent, I had already decided in my own mind that this was somehow all my fault and although I wasn't quite sure what I had done to kill her, I was convinced that I had somehow caused this to happen. Perhaps, I was being punished by god for a sin or perhaps it happened because I had let her cry herself to sleep that night. The fact remained that my child was dead and "good mothers" do not have dead children.

My husband began to protest loudly about the line of questioning and he demanded we be taken immediately to the hospital, to see our child. The detectives finally took us to the hospital and put us in the "bad news room." The doctor came and insisted we sit down before he spoke to us. He began telling us that they had tried this and that and then finally he said the words that would echo in my ears for a lifetime:

"She is dead."

The pediatrician whom I so respected and adored broke down and cried when I gave her the news on the phone. She went back and forth defending the vaccine that she was told was safe, and blaming it for killing my child and those who told her it was safe.

She then told me that she also had another patient, an infant boy, die after this same vaccination.

Then the detectives took us home for more questions, often repeating the same questions several times until they grew tired of asking them. The questions constantly centered around our involvement, then they searched the house and checked for signs of forced entry. My husband repeatedly told them that he thought the vaccine had killed our child and told them over and over about her unusual behavior since she was vaccinated.

Everyone we knew arrived at our house. I made coffee and tidied the house, like it was any other day and we were having "guests". Shock is a strange and wonderful thing and of course you don't know you are in it.

My parents finally insisted on taking me to their house for a few days, while my husband and his friends had the horrendous task of packing up the nursery because I couldn't stand to look at it any longer. The room I had so lovingly made was now empty and a source of great pain.

Several days later, after the funeral and the tiny white coffin that was so small my husband carried it alone, I finally came out of shock and allowed myself to cry a river. I cried for all the things I would never do with my daughter. All the ballet classes I would never take her to, the wedding I would never attend, the grandchildren I would never know and all the dreams I would never realize with her. I cried for all that was and all that would never be. There was an emptiness inside of me that threatened to swallow me up whole, as I fell into the depths of grief during the darkest days of my life.

The detectives eventually became satisfied that we had not harmed our daughter in any way and the investigation into her death ended. We were then left without answers.

The doctors did not want to talk about her death being related in any way to the vaccine and, one after the other, refused to answer our many questions. I was repeatedly told that vaccines were for "the greater good." I was even told that loss of life through immunization was "expected" in the war against disease but these losses were considered to be at "acceptable" levels. However, this did not feel very acceptable or good to me as a mother with empty arms that ached for my child. The coroner finally told us months later that the cause of death was determined to be "SIDS" (sudden infant death syndrome), meaning "no known cause," and refused to release a copy of the autopsy report to us.

It took almost a year for us to obtain this report and to our great horror, we realized that the autopsy summery was copied directly from the vaccine product monograph under the heading "Contraindications" as follows:

"Sudden infant death syndrome has been reported following administration of vaccines containing Diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and pertussis vaccine. However, the significance of these reports is not clear. One common factor is the age where primary immunization was done between the age of 2 to 6 months, a period where most sudden infant death syndromes are found to occur with a peak incidence being at 2 to 4 months."

There was no toxicology testing performed and the pediatrician never filed an adverse vaccine reaction report with health authorities. I later learned that most vaccine-induced deaths in this country are listed as SIDS and SIDS statistics are NOT included in vaccine adverse reaction data, even if a child dies only a few hours after receiving inoculation. This data is presented to physicians and the public to reassure them that vaccines are safe.

The government's own literature advises that there has been little or no testing in the area of vaccine safety or efficacy. Essentially, our children are the test. According to their literature, immunization is "the most cost effective" way to prevent disease. Nowhere in their literature does it claim to be the safest. We are trading our children's lives to save the government money. We are told that the benefits outweigh the risks but many of the diseases that we vaccinate for are not even life threatening; however, the vaccine itself has the potential to kill.

Vaccines kill at a much higher rate than we are led to believe. We play vaccine roulette with our children's lives and we never know which child will fall victim next.

If the odds are 1 in 500 thousand for death, 1 in 100 thousand for permanent brain injury, 1 in 1700 for seizures and convulsions or 1 in 100 for adverse reaction, are you willing to take that chance? Are any odds acceptable enough to convince you to gamble with your child's life?

I can assure you that death from vaccination is neither quick nor painless. I helplessly watched my daughter suffer an excruciatingly slow death as she screamed and arched her back in pain, while the vaccine did as it was intended to do and assaulted her immature immune system. The poisons used as preservatives seeped through her tiny body, overwhelming her vital organs one by one until they collapsed. It is an image that will haunt me forever and I hope no other parent ever has to witness it.

A death sentence considered too inhumane for this county's most violent criminals was handed down to my beautiful, innocent, infant daughter, death by lethal injection.

Today, on my daughter's birthday, I will grieve not only for the loss of my own child but for all the innocent children for which the benefits of vaccines do not outweigh the risks and are unnecessarily sentenced to death by lethal injection, under the guise of "the greater good." The true war is not against disease; we have somehow become our own worst enemy by putting our faith in science instead of nature. Today, I call on all mothers across the world to join me in putting an end to this senseless slaughter of our most precious resource, our children.

Please share Laura's story with friends and family members who plan on having children in the coming years.

To learn more about the potential dangers of vaccines, I recommend that you visit a Canadian site called the Vaccine Risk Awareness Network

If you would like to write to Christine Colebeck, her e-mail address is: ccolebeck at Please replace "at" with an @ symbol.

Addendum on April 22, 2013:

I would appreciate you linking to our original posting of the Christine Colbeck article and Vaccination News being given proper credit. This material was copyrighted and published twice on our site, once in 2002 and once in 2003:

Thank you for your timely attention to this matter.

Sandy Gottstein
Publisher and President, Vaccination News, A Non-Profit Corporation


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We also have experienced the horror of the vaccines and the denial by the doctor's regarding the symptoms. My daughter, now 33, has suffered a lifetime of uncontrollable seizures due to the pertussis vaccine. She had symptoms following the vaccine (103 temperature, blisters in her mouth, redness and swollen injection site for almost 1 year. However, the doctor again ignored this, advising it "was normal" and never reporting this as an adverse event.

I work for a pharmaceutical company that manufactures vaccines - I have since learned that almost every vaccine has thimiserol (mercury) to act as a preservative. This is a known toxin. Also, vaccines are not regulated the same a other prescription medications.

My advice is the risk is not worth the benefit. Measles, mumps, chickenpox are all normal childhood diseases that pose very little risk of death - unlike the vaccines. Even with the vaccine for chicken pox, children get multiple infections of chicken pox and even shingles in later years.

My heart goes out to you.
I have 3 girls. When the first was born I felt the drs knew best. 10 yrs later with baby #3 I am more informed. She is non vaxed and the HEALTHIEST (and happiest) in the house.

I still get bullied but my babies are too important to back down.
I only pray that things will change for the sake of all babies.


My first is 10 also and I am on #2. Another boy and I am scarred to death about the effects of the vaccines. What do you think about getting the vaccines done in little doses? (The vaccine Book, by Dr. Robert Sears). I just don't know what to do. And it make me upset that w/o vaccines your kid can not go to school. How do you deal w/ that?


We have chossen to stop vaccinating our 2 children. Our oldest who is now 5 has been vaccinated to 18 months and our youngest is 3 and we stopped at 9 months.

My son had a bad reaction and lost all eye contact and speech within 1 week of his mmr combo. It took 2 years to fully recover him from autism, lost inside himself. He just finished pre-k in the public school system (where he test normal in all areas except a slight delay in spoken speech). We used the religious exception for various reasons.

We are christian and we do not beleive in abortion. 3 of the main vaccintes were originally cutivated in aborted fetal tissue cells. Plus we hold our bodies as our temple. As our tmeple we must protest it from poisions and danger. Vaccines are full of alluminum, MSG, preservatives, contaminates (like other bacteria and virus'), andtibiotics to try to prevent the contaminations and of course the virus or bacteria that you are to become immune to.

Plus the vaccination is only about 75% effective in making you immune to the agent (which means 25% are not)

The third reason is because of the way the injection bypasses your bodies natural defenses. In nature you are infected by the agent say....measles. The virus that causes measles enters your body by way of a mucous membrane like you nose or mouth. Your body recognizes that there is a foreign body and send in the troups to mount and attack against the invader. YOur body starts the attack and you may end up with many scatchy bumps.

With the vaccine, you bypass that first line of defense. Not only that, you are not just getting invaded with measles but measles, mumps,rubella, chicken pox, polio, DPT and any other vaccine that you get that day. Your body is in shock!!!! It has no clue what is suppose to do with the infection already in the body and so many attackers all at once. In many cases, it causes your body to go haywire. Sometimes attacking everything as in a auto immune diease like diabetes type1 or juv arthritis or guillain barre, subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (which is known to occur after the measles vaccine and a non-fatal form of sclerosing panencephalitis called autism. Most of thes cases occuring within 1 month of vaccinations.

I would do a ton of research before you vaccinate. I suggest that to everyone. In todays world, even if your child gets measles or any other vaccine, there is advanced medicine that virtually eliminates any type of death. 100 years ago that was a different story but not now.

Don't let anyone pressure you into this. It is your choice. All state have medial and religous exceptions and some have phlisophical as well. You choose what is the best for your baby.

subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

When I had my children, I had them vaccinated and they didn't have any severe reactions. When my granddaughter was born, I found out that the age of vaccination had been lowered. I am a biologist working in the field of immunology and know that the immune system is not mature enough when a baby is 3 months old to handle vaccines. (I just looked this up and saw that the schedule is now to vaccinate at birth!) Along with that, vaccines are now administered in multiples- a baby might get three vaccines at one time, with 1 or up to 3 immunogens in each one. Even an adult immune system might have trouble with so many immunogens (as many as 8) at one time, but an infant's is far from being able to react properly. I had to be vaccinated for my work in the lab- doing experiments with human blood- and had a series of 3 shots for hepatitis. I developed Reynaud's Phenomenon (a condition where blood vessels shut preventing blood flow to the extremities.) The timing was coincident with the vaccination and got worse as the series of shots progressed. I am positive that I had an adverse reaction to the vaccine. Since then, I have discovered that the FDA in the US has a form you can fill out online to report adverse events like this. If enough people report them, then maybe some common sense can be injected into the way our government deals with vaccines. My daughter is being encouraged to get the hep vaccine too (she is a new teacher), and wants my advice. Because of the genetic inheritance aspects of this (she carries some of my DNA and I had a bad reaction) I told her she could do it but be very aware of whether her body is reacting badly, and not to get the series of 3 if there were even a hint of a problem. The big question is what happens if her reaction is worse than mine?
Vaccination is incredibly valuable, it has saved millions of lives, and the reason unvaccinated children can still be healthy and thrive is because so many of their peers have been vaccinated. However, there is a risk- our genetic differences mean that some of us will have immune systems which react badly (autoimmune reactions like mine) or will not be able to react sufficiently to protect us from the vaccine components. When my granddaughter was vaccinated, I urged my daughter to have the vaccines spaced out to a more biologically reasonable schedule and she had to *fight* to get that done. The medical community should be more educated on this subject and that needs to be part of the process. Also, I think our government officials need the same education so that they understand that forced vaccination of anyone under the age of consent is not acceptable.

What was your recommendation to your daughter? I have a 4 month old child and I'm not sure what vaccines to give him, which to avoid, how to space them out and when to start, etc... Any advise you can give me would be greatly appreciated.


I just wanted to say that actually your children can attend school without having vaccinations. They (schools/authorities) make it seem like it is mandatory but you can refuse and usually have to sign some type of form saying your child is not given vaccinations due to religious beliefs or something of the sort. I had my first round of vaccinations when I was a baby and had horrible side effects. My mother decided not to vaccinate me anymore and I have never recieved another vaccination --- but my blood test levels say that I am still immune to all those diseases (after only one round of vaccinations EVER). My mom went through the process of having to fight for me and fight the system and find a way and she did. There is always some kind of loophole -- you just have to be aware of them. I have a daughter, age 2, she is not vaccinated and she is incredibly healthy and smart. We are so thankful we were educated on this when we had her and didn't give in to the idea that vaccines are just what you do.

My two grandkids, ages 4 (unvaccinated) and 7 (no longer vaccinated) both attend a private school, and all we did was turned in an exemption form. Public schools are required to accept them too, altho they may not know that or may not admit it. You have to be assertive, but they aren't required.

In 1974 I was administered a shot. I was 15 months old. Less than two weeks later my parents raced me to the hospital. Hyper/hypotonic seizures ravaged my body. My mother says I was stiff as a board in her arms, when they were told Don't leave the hospital she's not going to make it thru the night. They scooped me out of that hospital. Took me to the big city. Were told I had menningitis that had gone untreated too long.
I survived barely. Parents were told I had suffered brain damage. If I was going to be a 90% student, I would be lucky to pull 70's which I did..straight thru college.
In 1979 my little brother was given a polio shot. Within the week he was paralized. He recovered. My parents were offered no explaination.
In 2002 I gave birth to a son. He died in my arms at 22 minutes old. He had Potters syndrome. In 2003 I gave birth to a 34 week stillborn infant girl. We laid her to rest next to our son.
In 2004 we gave birth to a little girl. She is the Joy of our lives. But we still wanted a boy. In 2006 we gave birth to a little boy. He was born healthy. He was given the standard newborn protocall. At 6 hours old his lungs collapsed. He developed sepsis, hyperbilirubinemia. He was treated in neonatal intensive care for two weeks then released as a healthy infant and died at home in bed less than five weeks later. We, as his parents were inplicated in his death. Our home became a crime scene. Six months after his death our surviving children were apprehended because someone contaminated an autopsy sample. Private testing revealed our son had galactosemia and biotinidase deficiencies.
The Ontario coroners office elected to classify the death as undetermined. Despite evidence to the contrary. They maintain our son died from profound metabolic acidosis caused by methanol poisoning. Our expert revealed no evidence of the chemical.
During this profoundly emotional time, we were treated as criminals. To quote David Crowe's perception of our case, I'll paraphrase here"in a heart wrenching twist of fate this accused parents were pregnant and had delivered a son, snached from their arms at birth. This infant boy developed the same complications in the same time frame 6.5 hours after birth. How could we have possibly contributed to this complication? We were not even allowed to toutch this child, delivered by c-section? After nearly two years of hell our children were returned. Our son is noted as chemically sensitive. Has asthma, Reactive airway disease. and a severe Caladisporium herbarium allergy. He is our miracle child.
He along with his sister are the reason we wake up and draw breath. In order to keep them we must vaccinate them.
To add the most cruelest insult to order to foot the legal bills for the criminal and family law lawyers, in addition to expert witnesses, and private testing..I had to take a job in health care. In order to get the job, I had to have a T.B. shot. Within two weeks of getting the shot, pressure built up in my head and spine, my nose shot blood, my eyes twitching uncontrolably. I have a persistant taste of metal in my mouth..when I can feel it. My arms, hands and feet turn colour. I have been advised that I have had an alergic reaction to a virus..this reaction is called Gullian Barre.(it is documented in my health records)
As for evidence based medicine, I guess it must be on vacation.
The same Doctor that diagnosed and treated my infants, sat their death review committee, sits on the college and physicians discipline committee. Must be nice to have that kind of power. Diagnose a patient, Treat a patient, sit the review of care for same patient, and then punish yourself for your conduct.
All at a time when Pediatric Death Review in the Province of Ontario is the subject of an Inquiry.
Who are the real criminals here?
I hope the Goudge inquiry reveals some sort of resolution, perhaps the Harold Levy blog on the subject will also shead some light or accountability. God knows we can't take anymore SHOTS!!!

My mother like me, is a health care worker. On Monday Nov 9 she attended work and received her H1N1 flu shot. She started to feel sick on Wed, weak by Friday..On Saterday she did her groceries and could not remove them from her car. Went to Ambularory care, they sent her via ambulance to hospital. She spent the next twelve days in drug induced coma on a ventilator in ICU. The dx was sepsis, double pneumonia. Medical professionals gowned and gloved for suspected H1N1 for the first six days. She opened her eyes yesterday!!! I really wish a Doctor would listen to me and put us on a do not vaccinate list. I really wonder what her mercury levels must be, considering she looks like she has chemical burn on her lip. And dear God, I havnt the nerve to say, Mom..I begged you not to get that shot. Today she spoke the first words..and my heart near lept out of my throat when she said..all I can taste is metal.(It's been nearly two years for me with GBS..and I can still taste that taste.) It almost never goes away. Next thing out was Where are my Grandbabies? She's still in ICU, they can't see her yet. I hope to God she has not developed the chronic pain I live with most days, in addition to the emotional scars that we as a family carry with us every day. I am thankful to the Doctors and Nurses that have saved her life...but I can't help but feel they're preventitive medicine caused her illness. They are simply too many life threatening events happening post vaccine in our family to believe in "Safe, effective..GBS..should be redefined as Generally accepted %$^& %$#@ to cover for vaccine injury.

Good heavens, were you able to get out of that situation?? How horrible! I hope you were able to move to where you would be treated fairly. Surely there is a lawyer who would take you. If you don't have a valid medical exemption I don't know who does!

So sorry to read about all the horrific tragedies that your family has endured. I work in the healthcare field and am required by employer to have annual TB test. In the past, I complied, always wondering is it truly as safe as they say it is. This last year, I researched the dangers, (scary stuff) My point is that I also did massive research to find an alternative that no one wants to tell you about. (drug company makes more money by selling the TB skin tests) What I learned is that you can have lab work done, (blood drawn), testing you for TB, and if lab work comes back that you don't have TB, turn that into your healthcare employer. Mine gladly accepted it. No more injecting me with TB each year.

A tragic story that is unimaginable. Our hearts go out to you.

I write with tears in my eyes and a lump in my throat.
I'm so very sorry for the grief your family must have felt and still feel. Thank you so much for sharing this most important story and for being so brave.
I wish you much happiness. AM

I never post but I had to so I can tell you just how sorry i'm for your loss. my daughter stopped eating after vaccines and nobody believes us. we too her to GI and all tests were good. she doesn't gain weight and she never eats more than 660 ml. I wonder what does it take for doctors to take this seriously ? I contacted FDA, what a joke they are . I'm a medical student but my daughter taught me to think clearly and I'm convinced that vaccines given to our babies are not safe