Anti-vaxxers in power

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Poor kid. :|
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The best thing this mother could do for her kid is to turn the kid over to Child Protection Services, then go home and blow out her own brains (if she has any).
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Mardi Gras parade, Biloxi. ("Placebo safety tested", snigger.)
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I feel sorry for any kids those stupid cunts produce.
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The majority of flu vaccines are grown in chicken eggs, so I guess that part is kind of true.
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Witness wrote: Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:18 am Image

Mardi Gras parade, Biloxi. ("Placebo safety tested", snigger.)
And here I thought Anthony Bourdain was dead...
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Anti-vaxxers wage war in Conn., lawmaker calls vaccines “witches brew”

A bill to ban religious vaccine exemptions faces intense protest.

The battle over vaccinations ramped up in Connecticut this week as state lawmakers narrowly advanced a bill—with last-minute amendments—aimed at banning religious vaccine exemptions for children.

If passed, the measure will no longer allow parents to cite their religious beliefs as a valid reason not to provide their children with life-saving immunizations, which are otherwise required for entry into public and private schools and daycares.

The legislature’s public health committee passed the bill Monday in a 14-11 vote but not before making a last-minute amendment that would grandfather in children who already have such an exemption. As passed, the amended legislation would only apply to children newly enrolling.

The bill was spurred by reports from state health officials of a 25-percent spike in religious exemptions from last year, lowering overall vaccination rates in state schools. According to the Connecticut health department, 2.5 percent of kindergarteners have religious exemptions. The department estimated that about 7,800 children were granted a religious exemption in the 2018-2019 school year.

As such, the statewide rate of measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccinations among kindergarteners dropped 0.4 percentage points in the past year, bringing the current rate to 95.9 percent. While health officials consider 95 percent the threshold for effective herd immunity, vaccination rates are not consistent across schools. That is, some schools have clusters of unvaccinated children, increasing their risk of outbreaks. According to state data, 134 schools have MMR rates below 95 percent, and 41 schools have MMR rates below 90 percent.

“Witches brew”

“The risk of unvaccinated children is going to increase” if lawmakers do nothing, Democratic state Sen. Saud Anwar, a physician from South Windsor, told the Hartford Courant. “It’s happening in other parts of the world.”

But, as in other states, anti-vaccine advocates were swift to protest the proposed law. Last week, a public hearing on the bill reportedly drew thousands of people, and hundreds of anti-vaccine advocates signed up to testify. The hearing stretched on for an exhausting 21 hours. Anti-vaccine advocates returned to the capitol Monday to protest the bill.

The protests clearly influenced lawmakers’ decisions, with some suggesting that the anti-vaccine protests should spur a slower review of the bill.
https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/02 ... ches-brew/ for the rest.
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Germany: Law mandating vaccines in schools takes effect

Measles vaccinations in Germany are now required to register in schools. Parents can be fined thousands of euros if they violate the law.

A law requiring mandatory measles vaccinations came into force on Sunday in Germany. The law, which was passed last year, stipulates that kindergartens and schools can only accept new children if they have been vaccinated.

Under the new law, kids must be "verifiably" inoculated against measles. If the child's immunization is not documented, schools will be required to notify the local public health office.

For children already enrolled in schools, proof of vaccination will have to be presented by July 2021, while parents who refuse to vaccinate their children will face fines of up to €2,500 ($2,760).

Parental outcry

The law has not come into force without criticism, however. The German GEW teachers' union has said that although it backs mandatory vaccination, the burden to vet vaccination certificates will be placed on educators. The requirement will also put teachers at risk of having to argue with parents over student registration.

On Sunday, a group of parents protested outside of the Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe after filing a complaint that the law violates their constitutional rights.

They do not object to the vaccinations themselves, but say that the law violates their right to make their own decisions based on "relevant, independent and neutral information." Groups including the Initiative for Free Choice on Vaccinations and the Association of Doctors for Individual Decisionmaking.
https://www.dw.com/en/germany-law-manda ... a-52596233
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Yep, the dumbth never dies.
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I read the whole story. Parents who can't accept the truth are getting used by fucking vermin who push the anti-vax lies.

Many have been sucked into the Black Hole of Dumbth and never again emerge.
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Anti-vaxxer logic. :roll:
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Can't fix the Dumbth.
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Anti-vaccination cartoon, from cartoon booklet, “Health in Pictures,” 1930
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That's pretty timeless commentary.
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Rob Lister wrote: Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:02 pm That's pretty timeless commentary.
Here's another old one, which will presumably come in handy with Covid-19 (if and when a vaccine is churned out):

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No reason a minor detail should get in the way of DA TWOOF!
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"what dicking deep shit i produce" -- pillory

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