My knee-jerk reaction to this book is to laugh at the foolishness of it all, but this is a very real issue that does nothing but undermine one of the most successful advances of modern medicine. I suppose I should be happy that we live in a world so free from debilitating infections that the side effects of vaccines are the worst health problems that we have to worry about and someone can actually propose such an idea.
Talk about poisoning the well: there’s a new book out by Stephanie Messenger called Melanie’s Marvelous Measles. It’s an anxi-vaxer book for kids! The Amazon page describes the contents:
Melanie’s Marvelous Measles was written to educate children on the benefits of having measles and how you can heal from them naturally and successfully. Often today, we are being bombarded with messages from vested interests to fear all diseases in order for someone to sell some potion or vaccine, when, in fact, history shows that in industrialized countries, these diseases are quite benign and, according to natural health sources, beneficial to the body. Having raised three children vaccine-free and childhood disease-free, I have experienced many times when my children’s vaccinated peers succumb to the childhood diseases they were vaccinated against. Surprisingly, there were times when my unvaccinated children were blamed for their peers’ sickness. Something which is just not possible…
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