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Forum: Choosing to Vaccinate


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July 20th, 2012, 11:42 AM
Join Date: Jul 2011
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CDC: Whooping cough rising at alarming rate in US; this could prove the worst year since 1959 - The Washington Post

Scary thing is, unvaccinated children are getting the disease which shows the importance of herd immunity.

Whooping cough can kill, espeically those under a year old. It can also cause mental retardation from lack of oxygen from coughing. When my mother was a child, she knew three kids on her street that died from the disease. If there was a polio outbreak, no one was allowed to go to the park.
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September 23rd, 2016, 07:33 AM
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Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Michigan
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Actually its a large percent of vaccinated people who are catching it.

Studies have shown that a vaccinated person will carry the illness but now show symptoms, so they don't realize they are sick, think they are protected and end up infecting others.

A stubbed toe can kill if it doesn't receive proper care.

The dtap vaccine can and does cause brain damage, autoimmune disorders and other negative health issues.

Thank you so much Jaidynsmum for the beautiful siggy!

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