The anti-vaccination movement taking hold in the United States is, to me, a strange one. No scientific evidence exists damning vaccinations as basically injectible autism as the movement seems to believe. 365 more words
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BERLIN – The World Health Organization is urging Europe to step up measles vaccination efforts as countries report thousands of cases of the disease.
WHO’s regional office said Wednesday that cases in Europe and Central Asia fell by half from 2013 to 2014 but its goal of eliminating measles there this year is threatened. 79 more words
Debates on topics like the vaccination of children, climate change, and evolution question the authority of science as an approach to understanding the world. While articles like… 290 more words
The vaccination debate has been going on for long enough now for me to not have waded in to it, but yet it remains farcical to suggest that vaccines are a main cause of autism, and it is clear to see, in the United States, that parents who have chosen to opt out of the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccines are the main reason for the resurgence of measles, and many other diseases we once thought were eradicated. 440 more words
My son is not fully vaccinated.
Because he is not fully vaccinated he runs the risk of catching the measles and passing it onto someone more susceptible to him such as infants and children with medical conditions that prevent them from being vaccinated. 958 more words