A public immunity to freeloaders « The Tribal Scientist
July 25, 2010 § 1 Comment
So many articles have been written about the Anti-Vaxers lately that they start to blend together. This one by Mike McRae really stands out. He approaches the subject in a reasoned and rational way. Not that I don’t appreciate the sarcasm and humor of other recent posts that have taken on Jenny Mccarthy and the AVN. Please take the time to read this one as well.
“I’m happy to shoulder that burden on behalf of any individual whose constitution puts them at a significantly greater risk of illness should they be vaccinated, just as I’m happy for the taxes I pay to help benefit those who are impeded from working. Yet for those who simply don’t like the idea that the demonstrably miniscule odds are too much for their child to risk, I feel no such obligation.” Read the full story