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April 18th, 2012, 10:05 PM
stargatemommy stargatemommy is offline
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Originally Posted by shen7 View Post
I am sorry, but I can't let this statement go unchallenged... this is false. That is exactly how vaccines work. They also reduce severity if you do get the disease.
Vaccines: Vac-Gen/How Vaccines Prevent Disease
They work by introducing you immune system to the disease. It doesn't mean your immune system will respond (it usually does) but it doesn't prevent the disease. You can still get it, just not as severely... Your immune system recognizes the attacker, and can kill it faster, but it isn't a magical sheild that makes you impervious to the disease all together.

Dr. James Howenstine -- Why You Should Avoid Taking Vaccines
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