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Pro-Vaccination Message Should Be Apolitical, As NYT Argues But Fails To Demonstrate

Pro-Vaccination Message Should Be Apolitical, As NYT Argues But Fails To Demonstrate

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  • Here’s something with which I can agree: “Ensuring the benefits achievable through vaccination represents an important health goal on which both political parties can agree.”

  • I made a pro-vaccine comment at a dinner with like 10 women, all Moms and they promptly turned against me, every-single-one. The amount of women who get their stats off of mommy blogs is an epidemic. I asked them if they really thought that Bill Gates and Jonas Salk were trying to get one over on us

    I made a pro-vaccine comment at a dinner with like 10 women, all Moms and they promptly turned against me, every-single-one. The amount of women who get their stats off of mommy blogs is an epidemic. I asked them if they really thought that Bill Gates and Jonas Salk were trying to get one over on us- and they said YES.

    I believe groups like this are prevalent in the US. Political notions did not come up, these women simply do not trust the medical community and cannot see past their hatred of monetary profit when it comes to big pharma. They are products and producers of their own social systems.

  • Anti-vaxxers are (almost literally) a plague on society. There should be nothing controversial about that statement. The ONLY study that showed danger in vaccinations was discredited 20+ years ago; the author publicly admitted it was fraudulent and was stripped of his medical license. Yet he still created

    Anti-vaxxers are (almost literally) a plague on society. There should be nothing controversial about that statement. The ONLY study that showed danger in vaccinations was discredited 20+ years ago; the author publicly admitted it was fraudulent and was stripped of his medical license. Yet he still created a 'movement' of wealthy idiots leading ordinary idiots into endangering themselves and their children.

    "The truly unfortunate aspect here is that the actual behavior of Administration health leaders like Gottlieb and Adams powerfully support the 'get vaccinated message' that the Times editorial is appropriately trying to convey. The missed opportunity here was to highlight that even in an Administration where it can seem risky to follow conscience over loyalty, both of these physicians have clearly chosen to follow the science in pursuit of enhancing public health; of course, there is always more to be done."

  • As a brit I was vaccinated at various stages of my childhood without any parental consent, as it was a part of our society. I have the vaccination scars to prove it.

    That said, my sister died after complications with a vaccination. I’m not looking for sympathy, I just wanted to point out that it does

    As a brit I was vaccinated at various stages of my childhood without any parental consent, as it was a part of our society. I have the vaccination scars to prove it.

    That said, my sister died after complications with a vaccination. I’m not looking for sympathy, I just wanted to point out that it does indeed occur.

    In my opinion, a vaccination does not mean it is 100% for everyone, and doctors should be aware of how to ensure that a vaccination will not harm a child. Doctors are too quick to write a script without listening to a parents concerns.

    I would certainly vaccinate my children, but I would also ask many questions, and ensure as much as possible that it was done correctly, by a researched trusted doctor.

  • In the 21st century, we’re going to have to consciously fight for truth more than human beings have ever had to. And it’s going to be critical to our survival as a species. Our minds are easily able to believe in fantasies, and even prefer to do so in many situations. However when it comes to science

    In the 21st century, we’re going to have to consciously fight for truth more than human beings have ever had to. And it’s going to be critical to our survival as a species. Our minds are easily able to believe in fantasies, and even prefer to do so in many situations. However when it comes to science keeping us alive...there is little room for these convenient beliefs.