Smallpox Vaccine claims it's 3rd victim

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Registered: 03-28-2003
Smallpox Vaccine claims it's 3rd victim
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Sat, 03-29-2003 - 12:21pm
Just think, if this were cases of measles, they would be declaring an epidemic.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=541&ncid=716&e=6&u=/ap/20030329/ap_on_he_me/smallpox_vaccinations

Christine


Edited 3/29/2003 1:22:52 PM ET by the_crybaby

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Sat, 03-29-2003 - 3:13pm
if this would be measles, most anti-vaccers on this board would agree that it was the underlying heart condition that killed the first two and age that killed the latest victim...

Apart from that I really think it is ludicrous to vaccinate against a disease that has been eradicated -

Catherina

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Sat, 03-29-2003 - 8:01pm
I can only speak for myself, but when it comes to VPD's and death, I think those most at risk for complications ARE those with underlying conditions, the very young and the very old. I have never disputed that.

Christine