question re:vaccination

Karen Beeber beeber at inetco.net
Fri Jan 16 20:37:35 EST 1998


In article <mdoherty-ya02408000R1401981115290001 at 165.112.208.8>,
mdoherty at atlas.niaid.nih.gov (mdoherty) wrote:

> Where improved sanitation had
> been only partially successful, the polio vaccine reduced paralytic polio
> in the US from tens of thousands of cases a year to... none in the last two
> years and a total of a couple of dozen in the 10 years before that.

However, you failed to bring up the fact that *ALL* polio cases in the US
in the last 20 years have been attributed to the vaccine, either directly
or indirectly. Me, I prefer to take my chances and not vaccinate against
polio.

Karen



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