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Steve Shaw BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19 (1893* d) RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19 07 Oct 21


Just a note on this, by the way:

"When's the last time you had polio, Steve? Smallpox? Both of those have been vaccinated against for decades (Smallpox not any more because it is considered eradicated.)

Measles? Mumps? Rubella? Whooping Cough? Until the last 10 years or so it was standard for children to get these shots before starting school. Now that there are anti-vaxxers around, there are large community breakouts of these preventable diseases."

As a little lad I had all my polio jabs. Smallpox was never on offer unless you were going overseas (which I never did). I caught measles, mumps and rubella, and chicken pox lest we forget, in the days before vaccinations against them were available. My two children, now in their forties, were both vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella as soon as we were advised to get them done, in spite of idiotic scare stories about the measles vaccine. I made sure that I was always immunised against tetanus too, and I've had my flu jab every year for decades. At present I've had both Coronavirus jabs and am waiting impatiently for my booster as well as this year's flu jab.

I don't care very much to be characterised as someone who sides with anti-vaxxers, thank you very much. Just thought I'd mention it (again). We are, in my view, perfectly entitled to have different perspectives on this. My perspective on compulsion is that it would be undemocratic, and that we in the UK and US have been extremely lazy, and behind the curve, when it comes to giving the public full information and persuasion about vaccines, and that we are severely at fault for permitting social media to allow their members to propagate conspiratorial, scaremongering nonsense about vaccines. I have never subscribed to any of those social media, and I simply can't understand why decent people still have anything to do with them.



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