Some say it was sanitation that made diseases go away, not vaccines… but that may not be the case for all diseases.
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False balance is providing equal or near-equal coverage — and therefore equal or near-equal credibility — to science and pseudoscience. It is not balanced coverage to include equal amounts of quotes about the science of vaccines and then those who oppose vaccines based on inaccurate mythologies. For more on false balance, watch Dara O’Briain tells it like it is (or should be) about various delusions pretending to be medicine.
Another graphic from the American Institute of Biological Sciences also points out the silliness of false balance.
No, vaccines do not contain fetal tissues. Learn the facts at the National Network for Immunization Information and Respectful Insolence.
If you’re not sure which vaccines are really necessary, consider which of these dangerous diseases you want for your child. These images are collected from the CDC Public Health Image Library.
Vaccinated individuals protect not only themselves, but also those in their community who cannot be vaccinated. Picture “Face In The Crowd” by smashmethod.