Why Herd Immunity Doesn’t Apply to Vaccines

Why Herd Immunity Doesn’t Apply to Vaccines

THIS my friends, THIS is the main argument made every time someone advocates for stricter mandates and the elimination of personal belief or religious exemptions…HERD IMMUNITY. “We have to maintain 95% vaccine coverage to prevent outbreaks!” they say....
📌The Unexpected Cost of Losing Our Natural Immunity📌

📌The Unexpected Cost of Losing Our Natural Immunity📌

(How we’ve unintentionally shifted the disease burden to young babies and adults, both whom are at higher risk for complications). _________ By vaccinating a generation of schoolchildren for measles, did we realize what we were doing? In theory, it seems great! Even...
The Science is Settled?

The Science is Settled?

You’ve read the science, because you are a conscientious parent. You consider yourself a smart person, and you like to do your research. And the science is settled—according to them, and you. While it’s very tempting to accept that “truth” on face value, I have a few...
Breastfeeding and Preventing Disease

Breastfeeding and Preventing Disease

The World Health Organization says, and I quote, “Lack of breastfeeding—and especially lack of exclusively breastfeeding during the first half-year of life—are important risk factors for infant and childhood morbidity and mortality.” The role of the CDC is to reduce...
Seriously? A Vaccine for the Common Cold?

Seriously? A Vaccine for the Common Cold?

Children are supposed to catch colds, and lots of them. That’s how they build a healthy immune system. Yes colds are inconvenient, and yes they keep the family up at night, and yes a parent even has to stay home from work to adequately care for the child (and keep...