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Sun Feb 16, 2020, 07:21 AM

Mumps cases at highest level in a decade as a result of 'anti-vax information', says government (UK)

Mumps cases at highest level in a decade as a result of 'anti-vax information', says government
https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/mumps-rise-data-illness-outbreak-public-health-england-symptoms-glands-swelling-a9335226.html

The number of recorded cases of mumps has soared to its highest level in a decade, new figures have shown.

Mumps is a contagious infection that causes the glands on the side of the face to swell painfully, the NHS explains.

A personís risk of contracting mumps can be reduced exponentially by having an MMR vaccine, which protects against mumps, measles and rubella.

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Reply Mumps cases at highest level in a decade as a result of 'anti-vax information', says government (UK) (Original post)
Odoreida Feb 2020 OP
ck4829 Feb 2020 #1
abqtommy Feb 2020 #2
Aristus Feb 2020 #3
phylny Feb 2020 #4
Buckeyeblue Feb 2020 #5

Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 07:31 AM

1. The "both sides" fallacy that equalizes science with anti-vaxism is going to get people killed

Already getting people killed.

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Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 01:24 PM

2. Ant-vaxxers should be shot

with a dose of vaccine.

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Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 01:26 PM

3. The concern trolls and 'do you read the package insert?' types will be here any minute...

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Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 02:34 PM

4. I had the mumps before there was a vaccine.

It was very, very painful.

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Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 03:59 PM

5. I have very little patience for the anti-vaxxers.

Mainly because the children get to suffer for their parents' ignorance.

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