Welcome to the website of the Military and Biodefense Vaccine Project of the National Vaccine Information Center ( NVIC )

The Military and Biodefense Vaccine Project is sponsored by the National Vaccine Information Center ( http://www.nvic.org/ ). The MBVP and this website focuses on the safety and effectiveness of vaccines that are being developed for routine use in the military or for use by military personnel and civilians in response to bioterror threats.
 
This website is dedicated to increasing awareness about the benefits and risks of military and biodefense vaccines, as well as federal and state legislation which authorize mandatory use of experimental bioterrorism vaccines in military and civilian settings without voluntary, informed consent.  Laws such as the Bioshield act and other post-9/11 legislation, will shield vaccine manufacturers and public health agencies from accountability and / or liability for injuries or deaths that are caused by mandated use of experimental vaccines. Many of these vaccines will not have been proven safe and effective before they are used on a mass basis.

This website contains a comprehensive collection of news reports, resources and links to the most current information on our nation's military and biodefense vaccine programs. It has been created by experienced and knowledgeable individuals with backgrounds in civilian and military vaccines, government vaccine policies and legislation, biodefense research, medicine, law, information technology and bioethics.
 
The MBVP is staffed by individuals who have worked to insure informed consent protections in U.S. civilian mass vaccination programs, and the military mandatory anthrax vaccination program. We have worked closely with the vaccine victims to help them, and their families. We are dedicated to keeping you informed about the latest information on military and bioterrorism vaccines, including updates on current litigation and legislation, and reports from those who have been adversely affected as a result of federal biodefense policies.
 
We welcome you to our website and encourage you to contact us if you have questions or have information to share with us.  
 
  
Meryl Nass, M.D. is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and on the staff of the Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor, Maine. As an internist in private practice for 10 years specializing in caring for military personnel suffering from brain and immune system dysfunction following anthrax vaccination, she became an internationally recognized medical expert on anthrax vaccine reactions. She has provided expert testimony in Congress and written extensively on Department of the Army , NIH and FDA clinical research and military vaccination policies lacking informed consent protections. She is a member of the Medical Advisory Boards of the National Vaccine Information Center, Institute for Molecular Medicine and Alliance for Human Research Protection. Her entire resume may be viewed at Meryl's Corner on the homepage of this website.
 
Randi Airola served in the U.S. military for nine years with the Army Guard and Air Guard in Michigan. After receiving four mandatory anthrax vaccinations at age 25 between 1998-1999, her health deteriorated severely (loss of peripheral vision, muscle and joint pain and weakness, abdominal cramping, memory loss, chronic migraine and disabling fatigue) and she refused to receive a fifth anthrax vaccination. When she refused to be re-vaccinated, she was forced out the military and has worked since then to assist military personnel who have been injured by anthrax vaccine reactions and protect their informed consent rights. To learn more about her anthrax vaccine reaction, go to http://healthsentinel.com/interviews.php.
 
John Richardson  is a retired USAF Reserve lieutenant colonel. An F-16 fighter pilot during the Gulf War, he served as a policy analyst on the Joint Chiefs of Staff (J-5) from 1992 to 1998. 
 
Barbara Loe Fisher is co-founder and president of the National Vaccine Information Center, founded in 1982 by parents of vaccine injured children.  She is co-author of the 1985 book DPT: A Shot in the Dark; a blogger at http://www.vaccineawakening.blogspot.com/; and editor of the NVIC E-News newsletter, which provides daily commentary on breaking news about vaccine research, development, regulation, policymaking, and legislation (go to http://www.nvic.org/ for a free subscription). She served on the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (1988-1991); the Institute of Medicine Vaccine Safety Forum (1995-1998) and the FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (1999-2002) and has defined and led the civilian vaccine safety and informed consent movement in the U.S. for the past two and a half decades. For more information go to http://www.nvic.org/.  



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