Okay, Let’s Talk About “Breakthrough Infections”

From the 1901 “Atlas of Clinical Medicine, Surgery, and Pathology.” The boy on the left caught smallpox after not being vaccinated. The boy on the right was vaccinated and still caught smallpox… albeit a much milder case.

If you have ever found yourself in the unfortunate position of being swarmed by anti-vaxxers online, you have my sympathy. It is infuriating. You desperately try to convince people of what should be obvious truths. The only responses you get are memes, links to junk science websites, and flat-out lies that get a million “likes” on Facebook while your own explanations are met with derisive “laughing face”…

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