1. That was an estimate. Trust me, I now wish I had been vaguer and said something like "around a dozen" since I was speaking from memory and didn't have the source in front of me. I did not make anything up. The number of confirmed cases of horizontal transmission from vaccines is very very low, not significantly different from ten or twelve. I realize some people thinks here is mass under reporting going on, I disagree with that for a variety of reasons. None or that changes the point I was trying to make that infections from shedding are very very rare bordering on nonexistent. I think it's important that people know it happens, but I think it's also important they be able to put the risk in perspective.
2. I have acknowledged that our understanding of immunity changes over time. At this time, mmr is still believed to last a lifetime. Posting studies the show antibody decay, which is not equivalent to a loss of immunity, or speculate that there might have been secondary vaccine failure does not change that this is the current consensus of the scientific community. I'm glad to see they're still investigating it so that if it turns out the immunity doesn't last as long as we thought we can adjust the vaccine schedule accordingly. That is how science works. We think one thing, we see enough evidence to the contrary, and we change out mind. Someone somewhere speculating that something might happen usually does not meet that threshold, though.
3. There are more and more pockets of unvaccinated children, especially for Dtap, all over the country. The overall rate might be up, but since unvaccinated people are not uniformly distributed that doesn't mean much. This is at least the third time I've explained that.
We disagree on these facts. That is fine. I'm comfortable with that because I feel like I said what I had to say, you said what you had to say,and Poole can judge for themselves. However, going around and talking trash about me as a result of reasonable disagreement for WHATEVER reason is not cool.