Researchers at the Center for Complex Infectious Diseases in Rosemead, California have uncovered disturbing evidence for new life forms evolving from viruses that contaminated live polio vaccines. Until very recently, polio vaccine was grown in cells obtained from monkeys. A cytomegalovirus from the same species of monkeys used to produce the vaccine has managed to recombine with genes from bacteria. The resulting microorganism is called a "viteria" since it contains both viral and bacterial genes.
Could viteria infection explain the rise in unusual illnesses within our communities? CCID researchers certainly think so. They have cultured atypical viruses from numerous patients that posed diagnostic difficulties for their doctors. "There is no doubt that viteria can cause brain damage leading to learning and behavioral problems in children, fatigue and depression in adults and dementia in the elderly" says Dr. W. John Martin of CCID. "Once someone is infected within a family, it is not uncommon to see other family members, and even household pets, begin to develop symptoms and to become positive for viteria testing. The growing concern now is evidence that viteria can acquire genes that cause human and animal cancers. Many cancer patients will report that well before the cancer developed, they were aware that something was wrong with their body and that they were experiencing unusual fatigue, not sleeping well and having difficulties with daily tasks that required mental effort. Viteria testing is required to see whether such cancer patients are infected and whether they might benefit from anti-viral treatments."
By shifting the arrangement of various viral and bacterial genes, Nature has developed a formidable biological weapons program to challenge the future of mankind. What will it take to counter this threat? First of all, the notion that vaccines could do no harm should be replaced with a more open dialogue between Public Health officials and researchers like Dr. Martin. Second, doctors need to learn to suspect viteria infections in patients with complex illnesses. Third, viteria need to be studied in detail to learn more about their origins and how they manage to pass between bacteria and cells. Fourth, society must protect its healthy children from becoming infected and to do what it can to treat those already infected. Further information on viteria can be found on internet at www.ccid.org