Over a dozen teens in LeRoy, NY, have been afflicted with tics and other neurological symptoms. When the news of this first broke, many people right away wondered whether Gardasil could be the culprit. Although authorities had said they had ruled out vaccinations as a cause, I did not trust them on this and also suspected the HPV shot. My suspicions were strengthened when I found a forum post confirming that one of the girls had fallen ill after her third Gardasil shot. However, a boy has recently been numbered among the victims, and a youtube user from LeRoy told me that he knows from credible sources that at least three of the 15 kids did not have Gardasil. While there is ample evidence that Gardasil has caused death and illness in many recipients, it does no-one any good to insist on fingering the wrong culprit.
As my viewer pointed out to me, it is now being suspected that the cause of the outbreak may be a chemical spill from a train derailment 40 years ago that dumped cyanide and trichloroethylene into the ground about 4 miles from the school. There was also a local factory that dumped chemicals into a creek next to 2 area schools. The train derailment was never properly cleaned up and it is possible that natural gas wells in the school may be pulling the underground pollution towards the school. There are also rumors that they used fill from the area of the spill to fill in the swamp they built the high school on, and a local company also used to dump chemicals into that swamp.
The official diagnosis has been ‘conversion disorder’ aka ‘mass psychogenic illness’, meaning that it is a psychiatric disorder with no physical cause, but the girls and their parents are not satisfied with this explanation.
In a recent interview on ABC, two victims and their mothers stated that although authorities say they have ruled out environmental causes, they have to date not shown any data from any testing actually proving this.
Now, well-known activist Erin Brokovich, who helped expose chemical dumping in California, has stepped in to help investigate after being approached by some of the parents.
The official explanation that the girls’ symptoms are the result of a psychiatric disorder are totally unacceptable and are only adding insult to injury. Given that the US government has a long history of placing the interests of corporations above those of people, their actions and explanations in this case reek of another coverup. Whether the girls’ symptoms are indeed from exposure to chemicals or from something else, the cause needs to be uncovered and dealt with properly. Delaying this is only placing more children at risk and those who do so intentionally to protect corporations should themselves be held accountable for contributing to this harm.
Thank you to YT users hartsy50 and cuarandera for your help with researching this topic.