Chicago Doctor Uses Cat Saliva, Vodka For Homemade Vaccines

First Posted: Sep 30, 2016 05:09 AM EDT

People often trust doctors to be the one to help them promote health, but what happens if the person you thought you could trust with your health turns out to be the one to mess it all up? A Chicago doctor's license has been suspended after regulators found out that he allegedly gave his patients modified vaccines containing cat saliva and vodka.

According to The Chicago Tribune, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation took immediate action after healthcare providers complain about Dr. Ming Te Lin. Apparently, the doctor had been giving children unapproved oral vaccinations. Investigators who have paid Lin's office a visit saw a messy, unsterile office and a "box filled with vials and tubes that [Lin] was using to make his own vaccinations." Reports also said that Lin admitted to the investigators that he's been creating his own "alternative" vaccinations for almost 10 years, something that shocked parents. He also said that children as young as a seven-day-old infant received the unapproved oral vaccines.

Lin admitted to using alcohol, vodka to be specific, to make his custom concoction. He also said that for children with allergies, he would add cat saliva collected via a cotton swab. Lin administered the modified vaccinations orally or in nasal form, reported NY Daily News.

Investigators also said that he used a device known as "Wavefront 2000" to detoxify his vaccinations from mercury. However, the device is entirely based on false principles. According to its maker, the device is "an electronic device that detects the unique, subtle electro-magnetic frequency information of any substance placed in its input well and imprints the signal into a carrier fluid placed in the output well. The signal can be inverted to form an anti-allergen remedy."

Meanwhile, The Guardian wrote that Lin gave vaccines to the patient or a family member that had a history of autism, eczema or neurological disorder. State officials have accused Lin of signing state forms certifying that he had given children conventional, state-approved immunizations. What he failed to do is inform his patients of the risks related with not following vaccination guidelines.

It is also clear that none of Lin's methods are approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. For some of Lins' patients, these recent allegations came as a shock but not necessarily because they felt he was doing anything wrong. Lin was summoned to attend a hearing before the Medical Disciplinary Board on October 11 in Chicago.

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