The Vaccination Debacle

The topic of vaccination invariably provokes polarized debates, often manifesting in Twitter and Facebook. This is the case on my wall at this moment after I posted an article about the recent measles outbreak in Europe which shows 41,000 cases of measles recorded during first six months of 2018 surpassing the annual totals of every year since 2013.This is not chicanery, this is not scare-mongering. This is a fact. And the level of vitriol surrounding this subject is par with debates about gun control while the debate looks more like faith-based debates around Creationism being taught in schools.But science and technology are not incidental here as the WHO employs scientists who just a year ago predicted this very situation we find ourselves in. Why do so many people disbelieve proven science and opt for conspiracy theories?Yes, medical research has been in bed with big with Big Pharma to the extent that many doctors and patient groups are distrustful of these conflicts of interest.

The Vaccination Debacle

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