Monday, August 22, 2011

Concrete Local Issues for Rationalists: Whooping Cough Vaccination

There are still forty thousand students in San Diego County that have not had their whooping cough vaccinations. This is an incredibly contagious disease. It's also largely preventable through vaccination.

Certainly not all of these are the result of anti-vax fever, but some certainly are.


dbonfitto said...

Maybe they have magic sticks to ward off the whooping cough?

Michael Caton said...

I hope. We'll need them.

dbonfitto said...

My point is that woo is woo and there are consequences outside of ripping someone off for a quick buck for peddling it.