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Barbara Sumner Burstyn: Vivisection For Hire

Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 11:21 am | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

Margaret Harkema is well groomed, her well appointed home is set in expansive grounds. She owns her own business and her daughter attends a private school and competes in an equestrian team. In short Ms. Harkema is an upwardly mobile, financially secure ... More >>

Norwegian Health Min Apologies for Vaccine Scandal

Tuesday, 30 October 2007, 9:37 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

MeNZBscandal: Twelve months ago the Ministry of Health welcomed a planned independent Norwegian review of claims of misconduct surrounding their meningococcal B vaccine which the MOH hoped would provide a greater degree of reassurance to the public in ... More >>

MGR IV: Novartis Vaccines Enters The MeNZB Debate

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 1:55 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

Throughout the debate surrounding the controversial MeNZB vaccine, Chiron (now called Novartis Vaccines) has remained strangely silent. On 14 November 2006 they broke that silence in a press release to criticize MeNZB vaccine researchers Ron Law and ... More >>

Chiron Dumps MeNZB Vaccine Trialled In NZ

Monday, 13 November 2006, 1:40 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

In a stunning vote of no-confidence in the MeNZB vaccine technology, Chiron (now called Novartis Vaccines) has announced the launch of clinical trials for a genetically engineered vaccine to fight meningococcal B disease. More >>

MOH Slanders New UNESCO Bioethics Chief

Tuesday, 7 November 2006, 1:44 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

The Ministry of Health has slandered three Norwegian pro-vaccine professors of medicine, including the newly appointed UNESCO Bioethics Chief, Professor Jan Helge Solbakk. More >>

Jeremy Moon Defends Icebreaker's Move To China

Friday, 1 September 2006, 11:41 am | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

Hi Barbara Your piece is based on an untrue assumption and an untrue association. The 3 factories we work with all have water purification units that output drinking water quality, pay 10-30% above average wages, feed and house all staff, and have ... More >>

Barbara Sumner Burstyn: Buy Kiwi-Made

Tuesday, 29 August 2006, 12:53 am | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

We recently returned from six weeks in China. Our work required traveling to many different parts of that vast country. In every corner, at every bend, from obscure villages to major cities we saw pollution. Not the kind of grey smoke, accidental ... More >>

Meningococcal Gold Rush III: post-MeNZB(tm) Vaccine Update

Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 11:59 am | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

Meningococcal Gold Rush III: post-MeNZB™ Vaccine Update The evidence the Ministry of Health does not want you to see. By Ron Law and Barbara Sumner Burstyn More >>

Birth, The Final Frontier Of Spectator Sport?

Friday, 14 October 2005, 3:51 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

You’re in the last weeks of your pregnancy and the pressure is on; finish up at work, get the baby’s room ready and all that stuff you have to buy. Oh and draw up your labour party plan, complete with seating arrangements, menus and guest lists. More >>

Barbara Sumner Burstyn: Sexy Beef

Tuesday, 4 October 2005, 2:04 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

Butchers dancing like Hari Krishna’s, senior citizens thrashing out hard rock, the Evers-Swindell twins smiling furiously, meat, especially red meat is hot right now. “New Zealanders are fond of their meat,” says Richard Umbers, managing director of ... More >>

Barbara Sumner Burstyn: Prime Time Propaganda

Monday, 19 September 2005, 2:51 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

Does anyone actually watch the TV shows they watch? Medical Investigation (TV3) for example. On the surface this drama looks like just another mildly entertaining medical show. But watch closely and you begin to see the creepy undertones of neoconservative ... More >>

Barbara Sumner Burstyn: Brethrenesque World Order

Friday, 9 September 2005, 1:13 am | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

The point is not whether the National Party is somehow behind the Exclusive Brethren pamphlets. The point is that the kind of world that a Don Brash led government would create is such a tidy fit with the views and mindset of people like the Exclusive ... More >>

MOH Lies about WHO Epidemic Definition

Monday, 4 July 2005, 12:47 am | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

In its case for the MeNZB vaccination campaign the Ministry of Health has stated frequently that "an epidemic is defined by World Health Organization as a disease rate exceeding 3 cases per 100,000 of population." More >>

Minister Misleads Kim Hill and Public

Thursday, 16 June 2005, 12:56 am | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

"The Minister of Health has mislead the public by claiming on Kim Hill's TV programme last night that making the MeNZB(tm) vaccine was akin to making the flu vaccine; the claim is another example of junk science used to undergird a mass medical experiment," ... More >>

Increased Vaccine Risk in Pre-Schoolers - Explain

Tuesday, 14 June 2005, 11:47 am | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

Last week IMAC called for more science and less opinion in the MeNZB(tm) vaccination debate: We agree, and now call on IMAC to explain the increased risk of meningococcal disease in pre-schoolers apparent in its evidence used to support the MeNZB(tm) campaign. More >>

IMAC's MeNZB Claim: Provide Evidence or Withdraw

Friday, 10 June 2005, 5:20 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

"IMAC's dramatic statement today that the MeNZB(tm) vaccine is working in South Auckland needs to be substantiated by science or withdrawn as a cruel hoax," say risk and policy analyst, Ron Law and writer/researcher Barbara Sumner Burstyn. More >>

ESR's Meningococcal Staff at Great Risk - Chiron

Friday, 10 June 2005, 5:12 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

"It is somewhat puzzling that the ESR has concluded that Chiron's researcher working at the ESR was not at increased risk from the disease, yet ESR staff have a 500 times greater risk of contracting meningococcal disease than persons of a similar ... More >>

Evidence Shows MeNZB(tm) Vaccine Is Not Working

Thursday, 9 June 2005, 10:30 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

"The Ministry of Health press release this afternoon is riddled with faith and false information," say risk & policy analyst Ron Law and writer/researcher Barbara Sumner Burstyn More >>

King Distances Herself from Key MeNZB Advisor

Thursday, 9 June 2005, 10:28 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

"A bewildered Minister of Health referred to the Ministry of Health Principal Meningococcal Advisor as a mere GP on Linda Clark's Nine to Noon radio programme today," say risk and policy analyst, Ron Law, and writer/researcher Barbara ... More >>

Ministry Tells Meningococcal Monster on Close-up

Monday, 6 June 2005, 4:06 pm | Barbara Sumner Burstyn

"The fact that the Ministry of Health told Close-up viewers a lie regarding 2004 meningococcal disease cases is further evidence that the Ministry is misleading the public over meningoccocal disease" say risk & policy analyst, Ron Law, and writer/researcher ... More >>





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