For the Good of the Herd

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Registered: 12-14-2005
For the Good of the Herd
Thu, 05-22-2008 - 4:12pm
For the Good of the Herd
May 20th, 2008

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In an era where CDC experts are saying, “Just line up for Gardasil, and you’ll have a 70% reduced chance of getting cancer”, are parents asking any critical questions about the crystal ball gazing abilities of these experts now and in the past? Why is there talk of adding a third MMR vaccine into the childhood schedule, and also putting it into adult vaccination programs as regular boosters?

Will most people just roll up their sleeve, assuming the new ideas will have the good outcome the CDC will predict?

Most of those people won’t know, that in 1967, the CDC said:

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-09-2008
Fri, 05-23-2008 - 12:36pm
Good read, thanks for posting!