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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Turquesa
As I've mentioned elsewhere, industrialized...

As I've mentioned elsewhere, industrialized countries without vaccine mandates tend to retain compliance rates on par with those of the U.S. http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/

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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 07:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,345
Posted By Turquesa
I can't answer offhand, but I'm guessing that...

I can't answer offhand, but I'm guessing that there was some. I know for sure that moms held their babies in cars because it made feedings, by breast or even by bottle, a lot easier. Also, a lot of...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 07:12 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,345
Posted By Turquesa
Hey, now. I wrote that OP and carefully worded...

Hey, now. I wrote that OP and carefully worded it to say, "almost no opposition to carseat laws." A disproportionate number of my loved ones are Libertarian, so I leave room for outliers. :)
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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 07:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 820
Posted By Turquesa
It just shows me that this health department, the...

It just shows me that this health department, the same one that pushed to remove exemptions and has the power of administrative rule-making, is getting its information from dumbed down press releases...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 820
Posted By Turquesa
Covered upthread. :) What's really...

Covered upthread. :)

What's really disturbing is that one state health department posted Tea's link on their Facebook page. Then they backpedaled and posted the NPR link....
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By Turquesa
My first two answers are obvious and just...

My first two answers are obvious and just reiterate what's stated above.

For the third question, I'd weigh super carefully the risks of vaccine injury vs. the chances of catching the disease AND...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By Turquesa
The health department may have questions about...

The health department may have questions about the child's vaccination status, although your pediatrician probably informed them already when s/he filed the report. Or they know if from your state's...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 02:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,345
Posted By Turquesa
Well, I'll first thank you to remove that tongue...

Well, I'll first thank you to remove that tongue from your cheek. :) http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h2362?etoc

I do agree with the rest and will add that the key word here is "feels." Our...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 820
Posted By Turquesa
The moral of the story is not to rely on the...

The moral of the story is not to rely on the press to give us an accurate picture of the research.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,345
Posted By Turquesa
So what does engender trust in a government...

So what does engender trust in a government recommendation, or even a mandate? What factors determine whether the public complies, expresses skepticism, or puts up outright resistance?

I guess...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 11:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,345
Posted By Turquesa
These links deal with activities that aren't...

These links deal with activities that aren't legally required, and legal requirements are what are at issue in this thread.

Carseats are only required for moving vehicles. No state statute...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,345
Posted By Turquesa
Agreed. Just like you first have to get measles...

Agreed. Just like you first have to get measles in order to have the potential to spread it, experience high risk factors, die from it, etc. And just as putting a kid in a carseat doesn't guarantee...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,345
Posted By Turquesa
There's a theoretical risk that somebody could...

There's a theoretical risk that somebody could get in an accident, and the carseat inhibits getting the child out quickly, maybe because the car falls into a river.

I'm confident that these...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 08:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,345
Posted By Turquesa
Why Do We Trust Carseats?

Carseats get brought up a lot in the vaccine debate. "Parents don't have a choice with carseats, so why should they have a choice with vaccines?"

It's a terrible analogy on many fronts, the...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By Turquesa
Speaking of incentive for improvement, did you...

Speaking of incentive for improvement, did you know that despite all of the hub-bub about the current acellular pertussis vaccine, there is no new pertussis vaccine in development? ...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-27-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 820
Posted By Turquesa
OK, not even *I'm* that cynical. :lol On what...

OK, not even *I'm* that cynical. :lol On what are you basing this?
Forum: Vaccinations   05-27-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Turquesa
Thanks. And boo on me for the careless reading. ...

Thanks. And boo on me for the careless reading.




If she's morally opposed to another unnecessary dose, she should just sign it, although I do agree with her that she shouldn't have to...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-26-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Turquesa
In an age when we're told not to judge others,...

In an age when we're told not to judge others, this is the perfect aggression outlet for those who've been itching to judge others.

This woman should file an exemption. Does she know that she...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-25-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,044
Posted By Turquesa
I'm loathe to belabor this topic anymore, but...

I'm loathe to belabor this topic anymore, but there's been an important development. No closure on the vaccine, unfortunately, but at least the people of Chiapas are uniting in solidarity. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-25-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Turquesa
Vaccinated 48 Hours Too Early? No School for You!

So what do you think? Should this woman's son face suspension unless revaccinated? Can anyone reference scientific evidence, apart from titer testing, that the vaccine didn't work for this boy? ...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-23-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By Turquesa
Agreed. I've long said that the poor and...

Agreed. I've long said that the poor and marginalized are the easy targets.

Slightly off-topic, but that actually gives me an idea. If forced vaccination is looking imminent in California, an...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-22-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Turquesa
Notably, there's a similar support group in...

Notably, there's a similar support group in Japan. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2014/10/04/lifestyle/time-stopped-since-vaccine/#.VV-kzUZ0dHd

And Denmark, according to that documentary.
Forum: Vaccinations   05-22-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,097
Posted By Turquesa
The most responsible and humanitarian thing to do...

The most responsible and humanitarian thing to do would be to develop more treatments for vaccine-targeted illnesses, if nothing else for the fact that vaccines fail, and treatments would provide a...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-22-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By Turquesa
Well, Gen X/Y is lumped in with that younger...

Well, Gen X/Y is lumped in with that younger demographic, and for us, it was neither. We just had babies. Then we noticed chicken pox, Hep B, and flu vaccinations on a schedule meant to rescue us...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-22-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By Turquesa
There may be something to the theory about...

There may be something to the theory about racism, or putting the Bedouin and Palestinian minorities in their place.
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