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Forum: Vaccinations   10-08-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 139
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Posted By pers
I know it happens other places. I was asked...

I know it happens other places.

I was asked what I was doing about two issues. Since I am not travelling down to the states to campaign for anything, I responded by explaining how they were not...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-08-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By pers
I think it is anti-immigration / close the border...

I think it is anti-immigration / close the border fear mongering. I don't think it has anything at all to with marketing the vaccine which I do not believe will even be available to the general...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-08-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,210
Posted By pers
Exemptions are not an issue here. I don't...

Exemptions are not an issue here.

I don't know if they keep kids out of school. They certainly don't for chickenpox, and I'm okay with that. I didn't hear anything about it when there were...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-08-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,210
Posted By pers
If you mean me, and I think you do, I consider...

If you mean me, and I think you do, I consider protecting others to be a good reason and one that people should think about when making a choice, but vaccines are not mandatory where I am, and I...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-08-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,210
Posted By pers
I meant vulnerable as in not immune, so...

I meant vulnerable as in not immune, so vulnerable to catching the disease if exposed.

Depends on the disease. I'm a little confused by your intent though. It sounds like you are asking me to...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-08-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 139
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Posted By pers
Brevity is not one of my strength :( I plead...

Brevity is not one of my strength :( I plead guilty to tl:dr syndrome. Working on it. Sorry!



That's what I was saying - it has to do with who is immune vs. not immune, whether that immunity...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-08-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,210
Posted By pers
Yes, I am sure of it. I meant now in this...

Yes, I am sure of it.

I meant now in this century though, not in the 80's before the second shot was added, where virtually all of your examples are from.

Most people who only had 1 shot were...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-06-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,183
Posted By pers
While H1N1 did turn out to be much less deadly...

While H1N1 did turn out to be much less deadly than the original numbers out of Mexico made it look, a lot of people were still very sick with it, and I disagree with your characterization of it as...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-06-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,210
Posted By pers
This is actually a great example of how herd...

This is actually a great example of how herd immunity works for measles and how it can break down.

Prior to measles vaccine, you had people who had had the disease (and virtually all adults and...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-06-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,210
Posted By pers
What is this idea that there is no middle ground...

What is this idea that there is no middle ground - measles must either be a disease worthy of terror in the minds of vaxxers or completely harmless and a walk in the park for non-vaxxers?

No, I...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-01-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,183
Posted By pers
What makes you think this? They are going...

What makes you think this?

They are going out of their way to prevent panic an reassure people that it is easy to control the spread of it in developed nations. I doubt it will be available at...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-30-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,234
Posted By pers
I'm glad that your son got great care. That...

I'm glad that your son got great care. That sort of thing is exactly what they are there for repared to handle.

As long as you were there, did you happen to ask how well equipped and prepared...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-22-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,210
Posted By pers
Do past generations claim that it was rather...

Do past generations claim that it was rather benign? Certain individuals do, and I think it can be trusted that these individuals likely didn't know anyone who had a serious case of measles, just as...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-20-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,210
Posted By pers
Yes, there are likely more, but it still is...

Yes, there are likely more, but it still is pretty rare whereas it used to be like chickenpox was for us - a part of childhood.

I'm not sure how it was here since I grew up in the states, but I'm...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,210
Posted By pers
I'm sure that happens on occasion with diseases...

I'm sure that happens on occasion with diseases that present similarly. I'm sure there is also the occasional case where medical attention is never sought, even if the person /family knows what it...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,210
Posted By pers
Look at what diseases they are talking about...

Look at what diseases they are talking about there - vaccines normally given to all or some adults. Then consider what diseases are not there - diseases for which vaccines are very long lasting so...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-26-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,787
Posted By pers
Again, they make it very clear in the text what...

Again, they make it very clear in the text what they are talking about "The reasons for the increase in the identified prevalence."

The number of kids with autism diagnosis has increased. No...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-26-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,531
Posted By pers
Replying in text makes it very hard to reply to...

Replying in text makes it very hard to reply to you.



Yep. But pointing out that one ingredient is chemically identical and in less quantity than people get from natural sources still is not...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-26-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,787
Posted By pers
Both the Australian study and the CDC agree that...

Both the Australian study and the CDC agree that there has been an increase in the number of identified Autism cases. A lot more people are diagnosed or labeled with autism now than in the past. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-05-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By pers
For any individual case? No, not without a...

For any individual case? No, not without a shadow of a doubt. I mean, fever is a known reaction to vaccines, so if your kid gets a fever shortly after a vaccine, it's probably safe to assume that...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-05-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,661
Posted By pers
How many people will spot it? Well, not me. ...

How many people will spot it? Well, not me. Only skimmed, but not really seeing the problem?
Forum: Vaccinations   08-05-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,531
Posted By pers
You are mixing arguments. No one here has ever...

You are mixing arguments. No one here has ever claimed that vaccines are natural. Pointing out that the amount of formaldehyde in a vaccine is only a small fraction of the amount of formaldehyde...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-03-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,531
Posted By pers
It is only a plane ride away, but in this case,...

It is only a plane ride away, but in this case, it appears Ebola wasn't hitching a ride. Ebola test came back negative. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-28634903


It could come on another plane. ...
Forum: Gardening   07-05-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By pers
White clover? It is really good for the soil.

White clover? It is really good for the soil.
Forum: Vaccinations   06-18-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,288
Posted By pers
This link does not address how susceptible...

This link does not address how susceptible vaccinated children are to shingles. It is about how the circulation of wild chickenpox may act as a natural booster which helps prevent shingles in those...
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