'Our children lapsed into unconsciousness' (Observer 10 Feb 2002)
Martin Love, sub-editor.
I have three children. The first two have had the MMR. Both had to be hospitalised
after the jab as they developed high temperatures and lapsed into unconsciousness.
With the oldest, they told us they thought it was meningitis. Hospital staff were
adamant it was nothing to do with the MMR. Our second child had the same reaction.
Hospital staff again insisted it was not the MMR. Our GP candidly told us later that
he thought it was the MMR. He has refused to give our third child the MMR, saying the only
way we can give her the jab is in hospital. In just three years the medical
profession has gone from total denial to telling us the MMR is dangerous for our third