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Top 100 Quotes About Vaccines

#1. There are a number of candidate vaccines that are in development for HIV/AIDS. - Author: Anthony Fauci
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#2. I don't think I would have spent time learning about the immune system if understanding vaccines weren't something I considered very important. - Author: Bill Gates
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#3. Science literacy is a vaccine against the charlatans of the world that would exploit your ignorance. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#4. Childhood vaccines are one of the great triumphs of modern medicine. Indeed, parents whose children are vaccinated no longer have to worry about their child's death or disability from whooping cough, polio, diphtheria, hepatitis, or a host of other infections. - Author: Ezekiel Emanuel
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#5. The truth is, there is no link between vaccines and autism. Vaccines are incredibly important. - Author: Timothy Simons
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#6. Her conclusion: "You just have to follow your own heart" when it comes to medical decision-making. - Author: Emily Matchar
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#7. When I was a child, there were not that many vaccines. I was vaccinated for polio. I actually got measles as a child. I got pertussis, whooping cough. I remember that very well. - Author: Anthony Fauci
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#8. When I first went public with my son Evan's story, I just planned to talk about the 'R' word - Recovery. But soon I was spending most my time talking about the 'V' word - vaccines. - Author: Jenny McCarthy
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#9. Let me see if I can put this in scientific terms: Think of autism like a fart, and vaccines are the finger you pull to make it happen. - Author: Jenny McCarthy
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#10. Flu vaccine is far and away the most underutilized. - Author: Paul A. Offit
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#11. When I think of cancer prevention, I think of cancer vaccines, but I think more broadly of all that we can do to prevent cancer. And part of that is coming up with a vaccine that will work like the vaccines we have for hepatitis B or flu or polio. - Author: Laurie Glimcher
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#12. If we do a really great good job on new vaccines and healthcare, we can lower the world population by 10 to 15%. - Author: Robin Sacredfire
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#13. [monkeys] are used only when no other species and no alternatice approach can provide the answers to questions about such conditions as Alzhemers, stroke, Parkinson's, spinal injury, hormone disorders, and vaccines for HIV - Author: Colin Blakemore
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#14. The child mortality revolution has used vaccines, treatments for diarrhea, micronutrients, and improved nutrition to reduce the number of child deaths worldwide each year from 20 million in 1960 to 6.6 million today - even as the number of children has risen. - Author: Nicholas D. Kristof
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#15. The idea that vaccines are a primary cause of autism is not as crackpot as some might wish. Autism's 60-fold rise in 30 years matches a tripling of the U.S. vaccine schedule. - Author: Jenny McCarthy
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#16. When the deaths first started increasing, there were all sorts of rumors. From defective childhood vaccines to pesticides in our food - people grasped for any excuse. - Author: Suzanne Young
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#17. Clearly, some of the reason people embrace alternatives and reject vaccines is that they are angry and mistrustful of government and of pharmaceutical conglomerates. More than that, we pay too much for health care, it's not good enough, and the system is too complex. We need alternatives. - Author: Michael Specter
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#18. Vaccination is pretty special because you can do a vaccination campaign anywhere in the world. All you are doing is gathering women from the villages, getting them the vaccines and asking them to go around and find the children. - Author: Bill Gates
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#19. I can see no hope at present of such a vaccine being produced ... I have adopted a frankly defeatist attitude towards the problem of poliomyelitis and I hope that future developments will prove me wrong ... No means of controlling poliomyelitis is at present visible. - Author: Frank Macfarlane Burnet
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#20. Asking the public health community to investigate the role of vaccines in the development of autism is like asking the tobacco industry to investigate the link between lung cancer and smoking. - Author: Rick Rollens
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#21. There are always potential side effects for every vaccine. - Author: Michael Specter
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#22. Vaccines save lives; fear endangers them. It's a simple message parents need to keep hearing. - Author: Jeffrey Kluger
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#23. Everybody who's a physician, who makes vaccines, who wants to find the cure for cancer. Everybody who wants to do any medical good for humankind got the passion for that before he or she was 10. - Author: Bill Nye
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#24. What really reinvigorated vaccines was Prevnar, the pneumococcal vaccine that prevents against meningitis and ear infections. Here was the first vaccine to cross the billion-dollar mark. - Author: Paul A. Offit
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#25. Provocation polio. That is the truth about those outbreaks of polio. And I offer a well considered personal opinion that polio is a man made disease. - Author: Viera Scheibner
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#26. Education is a vaccine for violence. - Author: Edward James Olmos
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#27. in April 2011, the US Health Department's National Vaccine Injury Compensation Programme released its figures for 2010 the report showed that allegedly safe childhood vaccines officially killed or injured no less than 2,699 children in the year 2010 in America. - Author: Vernon Coleman
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#28. 150 people die every year from being hit by falling coconuts. Not to worry, drug makers are developing a vaccine. - Author: Jim Carrey
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#29. I have studied the effects of our new lots of polio vaccine in 100 adult volunteers and during the next few days shall give it to my wife and 2 children as well as to our neighbors and their children. - Author: Albert Sabin
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#30. I once believed in Jenner; I once believed in Pasteur. I believed in vaccination. I believed in vivisection. But I changed my views as the result of hard thinking. - Author: Walter Hadwen
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#31. New vaccines are being developed all the time, which could save many more lives and dramatically improve people's health. And this goes beyond the traditional burden of childhood infectious diseases. - Author: Seth Berkley
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#32. I do believe sadly it's going to take some diseases coming back to realize that we need to change and develop vaccines that are safe. - Author: Jenny McCarthy
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#33. Vaccines are the most cost-effective health care interventions there are. A dollar spent on a childhood vaccination not only helps save a life, but greatly reduces spending on future healthcare. - Author: Ezekiel Emanuel
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#34. We believe unbelievable progress can be made, in both inventing new vaccines and making sure they get out to all the children who need them. - Author: Bill Gates
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#35. The vaccinations are not working, and they are dangerous.. We should be working with nature. - Author: Lendon Smith
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#36. Information on how to heal autism and how to possibly delay vaccines or prevent autism shouldn't come from me. It should come from the medical establishment. - Author: Jenny McCarthy
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#37. I have heard of many tragic cases of walking, talking, normal children who wound up with profound mental disorders after vaccines. - Author: Rand Paul
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#38. How is it that mercury is not safe for food additives and Over the Counter drug products, but it is safe in our vaccines and dental amalgams? - Author: Dan Burton
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#39. In poor countries, we still need better ways to measure the effectiveness of the many government workers providing health services. They are the crucial link bringing tools such as vaccines and education to the people who need them most. How well trained are they? Are they showing up to work? - Author: Bill Gates
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#40. We are at the tail end of a decline in infant mortality that began just over a century ago. Babies no longer wander into open hearths or are mauled by marauding pigs. We have vaccines, lead-free educational toys, diapers that can sop up a typhoon. But we have never been more worried. - Author: Nicholas Day
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#41. The more it (vaccination) is supported by public authorities, the more will its dangers and disadvantages be concealed or denied. - Author: M. Beddow Bayly
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#42. I think public awareness of how good vaccines are for kids and how they are good for public health is a great idea. - Author: Rand Paul
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#43. Vaccines are not traditionally big money makers. They're given once or a few times in one's life, so they're never going to be blockbusters. - Author: Paul A. Offit
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#44. The greatest threat of childhood diseases lies in the dangerous and ineffectual efforts made to prevent them through mass immunisation ... There is no convincing scientific evidence that mass inoculations can be credited with eliminating any childhood disease. - Author: Robert S. Mendelsohn
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#45. As for mercury, a child will almost certainly get more mercury exposure from her immediate environment than from vaccination. This is true, too, of the aluminum that is often used as an adjuvant in vaccines to intensify the immune response. - Author: Eula Biss
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#46. The world today has 6.8 billion people. That's heading up to about nine billion. Now if we do a really great job on new vaccines, health care & reproductive health services, we could LOWER that by perhaps 10 or 15 percent. - Author: Bill Gates
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#47. As a global community, we must ensure that legitimate concerns about liability do not hold back the possibility of developing an Ebola vaccine, an essential strategy in our global response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. - Author: Sylvia Mathews Burwell
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#48. We've been using vaccination in some form for hundreds of years now. We have almost nothing in our modern medicine that we've been using that long, and it's been consistently productive even though, you know, the older vaccines were much more dangerous than vaccines we're using now. - Author: Eula Biss
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#49. I think we will see better vaccines within the next 15 years, but I'm not a scientist and am focused on the short-term - what will happen in the interim. - Author: Paul Farmer
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#50. People are reticent to give a newborn the hepatitis B vaccine and often delay it. - Author: Paul A. Offit
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#51. Crib death was so infrequent in the pre-vaccination era that it was not even mentioned in the statistics, but it started to climb in the 1950s with the spread of mass vaccination against diseases of childhood. - Author: Harris L Coulter
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#52. I have seen this happen in recent years with regard to pharmaceuticals and vaccines, where, working together, we are improving access to medicines and vaccines for infectious diseases in the poorest countries. - Author: Gro Harlem Brundtland
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#53. Only after realising that routine immunisations were dangerous did I achieve a substantial drop in infant death rates. - Author: Archie Kalokerinos
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#54. The thing is I think vaccines are one of the greatest medical breakthroughs that we have. I'm a big fan and a great fan of the history of the development of the smallpox vaccine, for example. - Author: Rand Paul
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#55. Vaccines [measles] have been proven to be safe, and what happens if you don't take vaccines is children get measles and die. So the anti-vaccine crowd has, you know, kept measles around in a way that - you know, it's a tragedy, because so much is done to make sure these things are safe. - Author: David Oshinsky
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#56. The only kinds of ways we have to deal with viruses are old school, so vaccines for example are very effective, but the first vaccines were invented in the 1700's, so we're talking about technology that is over 200 years-old. - Author: Carl Zimmer
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#57. In the USA in 1978, they mandated vaccination and it resulted in a three fold increase in the reported incidence of whooping cough. - Author: Viera Scheibner
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#58. I do not trust those who make the vaccines, or the apparatus behind it all to push it on us through fear. - Author: Billy Corgan
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#59. Without this balance, a body's immune system will not have the desired response when faced with infection. These findings could aid the development and production of vaccines and lead to further research on how the body fights specific infections, such as HIV. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#60. There is no vaccine against stupidity. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#61. Taxes are how we pool our money for public health and safety, infrastructure, research, and services-from the development of vaccines and the Internet to public schools and universities, transportation, courts, police, parks, and safe drinking water. - Author: Holly Sklar
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#62. There is no such thing as a special category of science called applied science; there is science and its applications, which are related to one another as the fruit is related to the tree that has borne it. - Author: Louis Pasteur
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#63. If we stop exploring space, we're going to lose the same part of us that found vaccines and penicillin, the part that searches for cures to cancer and AIDS. - Author: Corbin Bernsen
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#64. Smallpox is natural; vaccine ain't. - Author: Ogden Nash
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#65. You can have the best vaccines for a woman or her child, but if you can't get her to come and get them then they won't work. - Author: Melinda Gates
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#66. Vaccines are the tugboats of preventive health. - Author: William Foege
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#67. Instead of the Government spending $400,000 on immunisation, we may get far better health outcomes if we spend $100,000 in some other way, on nutrition for example ... When you have an expenditure on getting your community healthier, then the resistance to many childhood diseases is stronger. - Author: Michael Moore
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#68. Vaccines are a miracle cure. Eight out of 10 children are getting vaccines. - Author: Melinda Gates
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#69. Fears that formaldehyde from vaccines may cause cancer are similar to fears of mercury and aluminum, in that they coalesce around miniscule amounts of the substance in question, amounts considerably smaller than amounts from other common sources of exposure to the same substance. - Author: Eula Biss
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#70. We have learned that a majority of parents whose children have late-onset or acquired autism believe it is vaccine-related. They deserve answers. We have also learned that the parents have been our best investigators in looking for both causes of autism and for treatments. - Author: Dan Burton
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#71. The greatest lie ever told is that vaccines are safe and effective. - Author: Leonard Horowitz
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#72. The private and serious drama of guilt is not often a useful one for fiction today and its disappearance, following perhaps the disappearance from life, appears as a natural, almost unnoticed relief, like some of the challenging illnesses wiped out by drug and vaccines. - Author: Elizabeth Hardwick
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#73. I am no longer 'trying to dig up evidence to prove' vaccines cause autism. There is already abundant evidence. This debate is not scientific but is political - Author: David Ayoub
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#74. I came away from the talk with the perception that the risk of adverse side effects is so much greater than the risk of cervical cancer, I couldn't help but question why we need the vaccine at all. - Author: Joan Robinson
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#75. The best vaccine imaginable is only valuable to the extent we get it to everyone who needs it. - Author: Seth Berkley
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#76. There's so much evidence vaccines could be the cause of autism, - Author: Katy Evans
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#77. When my father died of AIDS, I knew I had to do everything in my power to prevent others from going through what he endured. I support AmFAR which provides funds for cutting edge AIDS research so we can find a vaccine and a cure. - Author: Natasha Richardson
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#78. The pharmaceutical corporations are engaged in the systematic corruption of the medical profession, country by country - Author: John Le Carre
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#79. What was the point in being human, in having brains that could develop vaccines and organize people across a continent, if all we did was behave like animals? This world, where all that matters was being in the strongest, biggest pack - it wasn't a world I wanted to save. - Author: Megan Crewe
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#80. In view of the epidemiological situation in Germany, the lack of evidence for the effectiveness of the BCG-vaccine and the not uncommen severe, undesired side-effects of the BCG vaccine, the STIKO can no longer support the recommendation for this vaccination. - Author: Robert Koch
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#81. Novel technologies for delivering .. vaccines can certainly find a market if they are more effective, less costly, less invasive or more convenient to use than the alternatives. - Author: Robert J. Eaton
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#82. Suffering Third World children have nutritional deficiencies not vaccine deficiencies. - Author: Lendon Smith
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#83. There's very little that shocks me because I consider life a miracle so I guess what shocks me is that life exists. How the hell did we get here? What shocks me is that bacteria alter their genes and resist antibiotics and viruses resist vaccines. - Author: Bernie Siegel
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#84. After all, they (the pro-vaccine lobbyists) say to themselves, you can't make an omelette without breaking eggs. But the eggs being broken are small, helpless, and innocent babies, while the omelette is being enjoyed by the pediatricians and vaccine manufacturers. - Author: Harris L Coulter
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#85. It doesn't seem to matter how often vaccines are proved safe or supplements are shown to offer nothing of value. When people don't like facts, they ignore them. - Author: Michael Specter
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#86. For a pediatrician to attack what has become the "bread and butter" of pediatric practice is equivalent to a priest denying the infallibility of the pope. - Author: Robert S. Mendelsohn
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#87. Up to 90% of the total decline in the death rate of children between 1860-1965 because of whooping cough, scarlet fever, diphtheria, and measles occurred before the introduction of immunisations and antibiotics. - Author: Archie Kalokerinos
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#88. Every year, millions of vaccines get wasted due to inadequate storage facilities. India is a focus for us, as this is a very big challenge for the country as well as other countries across the globe. - Author: Jamshyd Godrej
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#89. about the biology of stress and recovery, stress seems to have an effect on the brain similar to that of vaccines on the immune system. In limited doses, it causes brain cells to overcompensate and thus gird themselves against future demands. Neuroscientists call this phenomenon stress inoculation. - Author: John J. Ratey
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#90. Besides my love for horses and cars, I am passionate about making the cheapest vaccines in the world. I started making life-saving drugs when I was 22. - Author: Cyrus S. Poonawalla
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#91. So here's the situation confronting the drug firms: The drugs cost more to make, but they can't charge more for them. What do they do? Increasingly, the U.S. market is driving them toward drugs aimed at the diseases of richer, older Americans and away from antimicrobials, vaccines, and the like. - Author: Donald Kennedy
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#92. The Hepatitis B vaccine is now given to newborns. We sometimes give five and six vaccines all at one time. - Author: Rand Paul
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#93. When we seed millions of acres of land with these plants, what happens to foraging birds, to insects, to microbes, to the other animals, when they come in contact and digest plants that are producing materials ranging from plastics to vaccines to pharmaceutical products? - Author: Jeremy Rifkin
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#94. Pepsi has a new Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew. No, we don't have an Ebola vaccine, but we do have the Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew. - Author: David Letterman
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#95. Testing two vaccines against different H1N1s at the same time has never been done. - Author: Anthony Fauci
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#96. Vaccines are little pieces of bacteria or viruses injected into the body to give the immune system an education. They work by ramping up your own defensive system so that you're ready to fight the bacteria or virus upon first contact, without becoming sick first. - Author: Rene Fester Kratz
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#97. Why do other first world countries give children so many fewer vaccines than we do? Vaccines save lives, but might be harming some children. Is moderation such a terrible idea? - Author: Jenny McCarthy
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#98. As noted, there's nothing wrong with the DTP vaccine per se. However, studies that have been going on for more than two decades show that, when it is administered after other vaccines, such as BCG or measles vaccine, the combination can be deadly. But only if you're a girl. - Author: Michael Brooks
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#99. Without equity, pandemic battles will fail. Viruses will simply recirculate, and perhaps undergo mutations or changes that render vaccines useless, passing through the unprotected populations of the planet. - Author: Laurie Garrett
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#100. Immunization is total nonsense! More than that is what's hidden from people about vaccines. They are dangerous. One child out of five has overwhelming disabilities from vaccines -- neurological problems, seizures. - Author: Guylaine Lanctot
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