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originally posted by: notmyrealname
a reply to: hutch622
How do you catch something that is eradicated?
originally posted by: hutch622
a reply to: notmyrealname
ask nicely and I'll try and go real slow...
OK i will ask nicely , how was smallpox eradicated .
originally posted by: weirdguy
Smallpox has been eradicated from the human population but still exists in other species such as rodents and bats.
Immunization prevents smallpox from coming back into the human population, as well as many other nasty diseases.
originally posted by: Hecate666
a reply to: GetHyped
I never said it was a source, it is a site where people can report side effects. I didn't make all those cases up, neither did they. Are you saying that the whole website is a scam?
And the cars are a very viable comparison. I knew since earliest childhood that measles can kill you if you are older or sickly. Vaccines won't stop you from getting measles but it helps having it less severe. Still people die. The same from absolutely everything, from chocking on chicken bones [17000 infants are hospitalised every year] to playing football, people sometimes die.
One death does not warrant to force every one else to suddenly adhere to outrageous safety measures.
I worked in pharmaceutical and food/household sciences and if ONE person had an allergic reaction to a product [lets say a skin cream], the product would be halted until the reason was found out as the lawsuits could be costly.
Shame that such measures are not taken when there are such obvious side effects from vaccines.
Forcing every single parent to inject diseases into a newborn baby because of ONE death is a very scary thing to do, whilst we only now starting to find out about all the negatives. By all means vaccinate the hell out of your own offspring but you can't FORCE others to do the same when there are far too many things that can affect someone for the rest of their lives.
More common complications of measles include:
middle ear infection (otitis media), which can cause earache
eye infection (conjunctivitis)
inflammation of the voice box (laryngitis)
pneumonia, bronchitis and croup (infections of the airways and lungs)
fits caused by a fever (febrile seizures)
Less common complications of measles include:
liver infection (hepatitis)
misalignment of the eyes (squint), if the virus affects the nerves and muscles of the eye
infection of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) and infection of the brain itself (encephalitis)
In rare cases, measles can lead to the following conditions:
serious eye disorders, such as an infection of the optic nerve (the nerve that transmits information from the eye to the brain), known as optic neuritis, which can lead to blindness
heart and nervous system problems
a fatal brain complication known as subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE), which can sometimes occur several years after measles – however, this is very rare, occurring in only one in every 25,000 cases of measles
Radium was also once hailed as not only harmless but positively healthy and a cure for cancer. It was put into drinks, creams and many pharmaceutical products.
There must have been people who may not have trusted this 'new' wonder drug but I am sure most were just like you and ate/drank/applied away, whilst feeling superior.
One day we will look back and wonder how gullible we all were with vaccinations.
originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: GetHyped
This isn't about pro-vax or anti-vax. This is a personal liberty issue and is about our rights to determine what we do with our own bodies. If people don't see the can of worms they open up when they cede the rights to their own body to government on this issue then they don't understand a damn thing about freedom and the right to self-determination. Government will use this as a precedence to force people into all kinds of other procedures in the future. It's what they do.