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Rishma Parpia – Polysorbate 80: A Risky Vaccine Ingredient

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Polysorbate 80, a surfactant, is an ingredient used in several vaccines.
There are serious safety concerns regarding its use as a vaccine ingredient.
There is glaring lack of research evaluating the risks to human health of including Polysorbate 80 in vaccines.
The recent public conversation about the safety of vaccine ingredients has centered primarily around mercury (thimerosal), aluminum and formaldehyde. However, there are other concerning ingredients in vaccines that are not talked about as often, one of which is Polysorbate 80—also known as Tween 80 and polyoxyethylene-sorbitan-20 mono-oleate.1

What is Polysorbate 80?

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