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Anonymous asked: Shut the fuck up about vaccinations. Not everyone has to have them, not everyone believes in them. Uneducated fuck.

alchemyprime:

natalieford:

aspiringdoctors:

restless-wafarer:

aspiringdoctors:

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You know, my homie and secret best friend Neil deGrasse Tyson said it best….

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This isn’t an issue of belief or should even be up for discussion. It’s not a debate- like gravity or that the Earth revolves around the Sun isn’t up for debate. It’s a fact, whether or not you like it. Sorry bro.

And any ‘educated fuck’ knows that vaccines are necessary and everyone who can have them should have them.

Have a lovely day, sugar. 

Actually there’s a lot of research and knowledge supporting the fact that vaccines are NOT necessary. It is simply another thing that today’s health system is super big on, just like hospital births and c-sections. And a lot of people actually have long term and short term complications from getting vaccines. Ahem.

Dang guys, you thought I didn’t check my activity log every now and then? Because I knew shit like this would pop up. And, I just finished my block exam and am feeling fiesty.

Actually you’re wrong. That ‘research’ is either completely fabricated OR grossly misinterprets the data OR uses shitty research techniques to get the data they want- all which are grossly unethical, in case you’re curious. I’ve got slides from a recent lecture on vaccines (aka why I am so fired up about this nonsense). You can check out the citations on each slide if you don’t believe me… something unsurprisingly missing from literally every anti-vaccine comment I’ve gotten and website that I have visited. Show me your sources, honey, and if you do, I will blow them out of the water because not a single one stands up to current scientific research standards.

There are however tomes and tomes of research for the safety end efficacy of vaccines. Don’t believe me? Look at a simple google scholar search.

So! Here we go! 

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Holy shit, it’s almost like vaccines SAVE SOCIETY MONEY. In fact, they give money back to society, along with the other programs indicated by red arrows. Which would be really weird for something that is just a healthcare fad like c-sections and hospital births.

And most people have no complications for getting vaccines, and if they do, most of them are short term. In fact, it is devilishly hard to prove an adverse effect was because of a vaccine. Why? Because it’s how we’re wired. We falsely see connections and causes where there are none (called a type 1 error; you are rejecting a true null hypothesis). People are more likely to attribute an adverse health event to a shot- even if that shot is the placebo and the numbers are just the background rate for whatever health event in the population.

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And here is a graph showing the sample sizes necessary to prove that an adverse event is caused or related to a vaccine.

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You know what, it was a really good lecture and I’m going to share more more relevant slides in case any one else feels like contradicting me.

These slides show the public health impact of vaccines. Note the differences between the historical peak and post-vaccine era deaths columns. Because saving literally thousands of lives is totally a conspiracy you should beware of.

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And this is why herd immunity is so important! See how high it has to be for measles? Guess what we’re seeing outbreaks of thanks to anti-vaxxers? Don’t forget that one of the deadly complications of measles is SSPE.

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Look how Hepatitis A infections in older adults when down after kids started getting immunized. Shocking! Could vaccines be… good for …. everyone????

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Ahem.

Problem is, ani-vacsers will probably just scroll past the science…

If you don’t believe in vaccinations, you’re bad, and you should feel bad.
You know why vaccines are good if everyone has them? Because not everyone can. 
I have multiple friends and relatives who are immuno-compromised. If they can’t get a vaccine, but everyone who can does, then they can’t get the disease.
We can wipe out diseases that have harmed so many before us. Mumps, which can render you sterile. Measles, which can cause brain damage. 
Polio, which crippled people for so long.
Even if you assume they cause autism (though mercury would actually cause de-mylanization which is the opposite symptoms), what’s worse? 
You child having a somewhat harder time talking to people, or a much harder time breathing? 
Your child having obsessions with things and always wanting to carry around their favorite things (I keep Transformers in my pockets myself) or your child having to use crutches because Mommy(s) and/or Daddy(s) didn’t give them a shot?

What looks better to you - 
this? 

or this?

This?

or this?

Number 1?

Or number 2?

Vaccines save lives. Vaccines save people from a world of pain. Vaccines save brains and joints and organs.
Yes, it’s hard to see them shove a needle into baby’s arm.
But know how much harder it will be to see baby hurt for the rest of their days because you were a little afraid of autism (probably spurred on by a  certain Eugenics organization we all know). 

Vaccinate your kids. 

My mother contracted Polio as a child. After great pain, she managed to keep the use of her legs, however not without after effects. To this day, she suffers from post-polio syndrome. She cannot stand long lengths of time and cold weather and rainy days bring on crippling pain. She made sure I was vaccinated as a child. My son is vaccinated.

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thefakehawkeye:

Kamala Khan Masterpost
Here are links to download every issue of Ms. Marvel with Kamala that has come out so far.  You’ll need a CBR/CBZ reading program to open them—I use ComicRack.
Just click the link for the issue you want, then tap the download button, then hit “Download Anyway”. 
1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7
to be updated as i remember to, so remind me when a new issue comes out and i’ll update
LINK 1 EDITED TO BE IN ENGLISH
LINK 7 ADDED

thefakehawkeye:

Kamala Khan Masterpost

Here are links to download every issue of Ms. Marvel with Kamala that has come out so far.  You’ll need a CBR/CBZ reading program to open them—I use ComicRack.

Just click the link for the issue you want, then tap the download button, then hit “Download Anyway”. 

1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7

to be updated as i remember to, so remind me when a new issue comes out and i’ll update

LINK 1 EDITED TO BE IN ENGLISH

LINK 7 ADDED