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MEASLES STILL MENACE INFANTS
VACCINATED MOMS PASS LESS IMMUNITY TO BABIES
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Daniel Q. HaneyAssociated Press
January 12, 1993; Page z8
Section: HEALTH TAB Word Count: 1104
A generation ago, doctors routinely began vaccinating every
child against measles. No one worried much what would happen when
they grew up and had babies of their own. Now, however,
researchers are noticing a change. These new mothers fail to pass
on the strong resistance to measles at birth that an eternity of
women before them have done. The result is a new problem --
measles in the very young. Measles is especially hazardous in
infants because of the risk of complications.
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LEGAL ADVICE. THE DECISION WHETHER OR NOT TO VACCINATE IS AN IMPORTANT AND
COMPLEX ISSUE AND SHOULD BE MADE BY YOU, AND YOU ALONE, IN CONSULTATION WITH
YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.
"A foolish faith in authority is the worst enemy of truth."
-- Albert Einstein, letter to a friend, 1901
"I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves, and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education."
-- Thomas Jefferson, letter to William C. Jarvis, September 28, 1820
“A sacred cow will not protect the herd.”
-- Sandy Gottstein
"What's the point of vaccination if it doesn't protect you from the unvaccinated?"
-- Sandy Gottstein
"Who gets to decide what the greater good is and how many will be sacrificed to it?"