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Corona virus

“Most teachers of faith defend their sentences not because they are convinced of their truth, but because they once claimed this truth” (Georg C. Lichtenberg, physicist, 18th century)

“Consider it the greatest sin to prefer one’s existence to one’s own dignity, and for the sake of life to give up the reasons for which it is […]

HPV vaccination: benefit-risk ratio unclear

A large review deals with the benefits and risks of HPV vaccination (Jørgensen L: Benefits and Harms of the HPV Vaccines). The main author Lars Jørgensen was supported by the internationally recognized evidence physicians and epidemiologists Peter C. Gøtzsche and Thomas Jefferson. It is to date the most complete and detailed independent study on this […]

Petition “Germany does not need compulsory vaccinations”

The association “Physicians for Individual Decision to Vaccinate”, in which I am a member, has started on 3.4. the petition “Germany does not need compulsory vaccinations!”


We call on the Federal Government and the members of the German Bundestag to refrain from any legislative initiative to introduce a compulsory measles vaccination, and to recognize […]

Tick borne encephalitis in southern Bavaria

Since spring 2018, the Robert Koch Institute has also defined the counties of Munich, Starnberg and Weilheim-Schongau as TBE risk areas.

At a manageable risk:

– in the disctict Munich, 343 000 inhabitants, there have been 4 FSME cases (= 0.4 / year) since 2008
– in the district Starnberg, 134 000 inhabitants, there have been 9 TBE […]

Quarantine for Chicken Pox and Mumps

The health authorities play crazy in quarantine regulations regarding teething. If a child suffers from chickenpox or mumps, unvaccinated siblings must not visit the nursery or the school for 18 days (chickenpox), or 18 days (mumps), the medium incubation period. The same ban applies to a mumps outbreak in a community center (kindergarten, school) for […]