Vaccine Risks

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Nov 8, 2019

10: Efficacy and Safety

10: Efficacy and Safety

Manufacturers of vaccines attempt to provide an immunity that parallels the immunity that follows natural infection, but what happens when the vaccine doesn’t provide this immunity? Are the drug manufacturers culpable in a fraud that used a flawed testing methodology?

Nov 6, 2019

8: Post-Licensure Vaccine Safety

8: Post-Licensure Vaccine Safety

After a vaccine is approved by health authorities, how are they ensured to be safe? If there are complications, how is it recorded? Who is held responsible if issues arise?

Nov 6, 2019

7: WHO and Vaccine Safety

7: WHO and Vaccine Safety

How does the World Health Organization (WHO) approve and endorse a new vaccine? What safety studies are performed? How is vaccine safety monitored? Is it more or less strict than other pharmaceutical drugs?

Nov 5, 2019

5: Natural Herd Immunity

5: Natural Herd Immunity

What is herd immunity? Many vaccination policies and pundits believe that protecting herd immunity is imperative. But what about the natural herd immunity of people groups?

Nov 5, 2019

4: Mortality, Why?

4: Mortality, Why?

Why is there a dramatic fall in mortality from measles from the early 1900s onward? What are the differences in index cases, secondary cases? Why does birth order matter?

Sep 18, 2019

2&3: Natural History of the Measles

2&3: Natural History of the Measles

How did humans first contract the measles virus? How has measles affected the human population over time? What is the difference between morbidity and mortality statistics?

Sep 4, 2019

Introduction

Introduction

Why are measles so important? What is the difference between mortality and morbidity? Why does it matter?