I am not an anti-vaxxer, nor do I religiously bow down at the altar of science.
I understand the societal benefits of herd immunity but I don’t like the idea of government mandates to require it.
I do not think that vaccines directly cause autism or other autism spectrum disorders, but I do find it interesting how the incident rate of these diagnoses are increasing right now. Per the CDC, in 2000 the rate was around 1 in 150 children and in 2010, the rate was 1 in 68 children. The current recommended vaccine schedule calls for 49 doses of 14 vaccines before the age of 6. In the 1990’s there were only 9 recommended vaccines administered in far fewer than 49 doses.
Are our medical professionals better trained and is society more accepting of these historically stigmatized disorders, making the current percentages more of an accurate representation of…
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