Just 2 weeks after a shocking incident fiercely reignited the vaccination debate, another blow has been dealt to the anti-vaxxer firewall after a genius analogy against their logic (or lack thereof) went viral.


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The widely-shared imagine, which compares vaccination to a bridge and disease to crocodile-infested waters, came accompanied by a short Facebook debate – the brevity of which was only due to an anti-vax commentator being brutally shut down by a science blog. The entire event was caught on screenshot and posted on Imgur, where it quickly made the front page with over 11 thousand upvotes.

Vaccine-preventable diseases are still a threat to children, notably measles, which has made a frightening comeback in the US and Europe. If this, paired with the plethora of research confirming vaccines to be safe and necessary, doesn’t serve as enough ammo in your next argument over the issue, use this post as your play.

This analogy against ‘anti-vaxxer logic’ is going viral, and it’s reigniting an important discussion

Reactions from other users were overwhelmingly in support of the pro-vaxxer’s shattering argument

What do you think? Does the bridge analogy accurately describe the vaccine debate? Weigh in below!