The vaccine sheepers can’t prove there way out of this one.
The wonderful term Herd Immunity was coined by A.W. Hedrich in 1933 after he had studied the dynamics for measles outbreaks in the Boston area between 1900 and 1930. He established that when 68% of children CONTRACTED measles, the outbreaks stopped. This protection persisted until the number who had contracted or had been exposed to measles once again fell below 68% of the community. (Please keep in mind the current rate of vaccination for most childhood diseases is well above 85% today.)
Here is the problem with Herd Immunity… The concept of herd immunity was intended to be applied to a population that had become immune through the NATURAL course of an infection. However, herd immunity was convienently applied to vaccination by assuming (we all know what happens when we assume) that vaccination confers the same type of protection as natural immunity. Lifetime Immunity is only conferred through an engagement with the REAL virus. The assumption that the presence of plain antibodies will protect a person from illness is flawed.
If vaccinations were as effective as natural immunity, then an overall vaccination rate of 68% would be high enough to stop outbreaks. However, even when the vaccination coverage approaches 100%, large outbreaks have still occurred.
Purtussis: “an outbreak of whooping cough (pertussis) in a highly vaccinated Urban Community”. -J Trop Pediatrics Mar 1991, 37(2): 71-76.
Purtussis: In the New England Journal of Medicine July 1994 issue a study found that over 80% of children under 5 years of age who had contracted whooping cough had been fully vaccinated.
Measles: In 1990, the Journal of the American Medical Association had an article on measles which stated ” Although more than 95% of school-aged children in the US are vaccinated against measles, large measles outbreaks continue to occur in schools and most cases in this setting occur among previously vaccinated children.” (JAMA, 21/11/90). There are many more documented examples I could list here but you should get the point. The anti vaccine side has more proof and evidence than the vaccine sheeple.
The above is factually documented..What facts do the vaccine people have they even work in the first place? NONE……….Vaccines have never went through ONE double blind study like prescription medications do……Prescription medications usually work although many times with a large number of side effects but at least they work and are proved to work. Vaccines have NEVER been proven scientifically to work……..
Do most people know what an HIB Titer is? Probably not. This is a blood test you can get to show if you have enough antibodies built up from a vaccine to protect yourself from a disease. So if you are concerned about getting another vaccine due to a bad reaction you may have had you can get a Titer test to see if you need a booster. Now here is the funny part, this is what is listed in the HIB Titer insert………..The contribution to clinical protection is unknown. What that means they have no factual evidence antibodies from a vaccine equate to immunity………….I rest my case, Hook-Line-Sinker…………..