Don’t you love it when people who don’t know better think that they know better, and then they end up
I think I need to start this blog post by clarifying something that several people have failed to understand when
Another week, another online and anonymous accusation that I am a “vax shill.” The term means that I am somehow
No more FluMist vaccine for flu this coming flu season. What are the implications? Many.
You have probably heard by now about a documentary spliced together by known anti-vaccine fraud Andrew Wakefield. I write that
If antivaxxers didn’t like me before, they are probably going to hate me. It’s okay though. I’m a big boy. I
From Reuters: “A measles outbreak in the copper-mining Katanga province in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 315 people
It’s not about stopping disease altogether. It’s about stopping outbreaks. It’s about the herd, not the individual. Continue reading on
There are not “two sides” when it comes to vaccines. Vaccines save lives. Period. Continue reading on Medium »
Over on Skewed Distribution, I was not surprised to see a blog post about antivaxxers wishing death upon people who promote vaccines. The antivaxxer in question wrote a comment wishing pro-vaccine people “a slow and painful death.” I jokingly commented that the joke is on them, since vaccines prevent slow and painful deaths. That got me thinking about people dying from vaccine preventable diseases, and how ridiculous it is that we still have measles and polio in the world in a time when we could eradicate them in the blink of an eye, metaphorically speaking.