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Anti-Vaxx Mom Asks How To Protect Her Unvaccinated 3-Year-Old From The Measles Outbreak, Internet Delivers
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Anti-Vaxx Mom Asks How To Protect Her Unvaccinated 3-Year-Old From The Measles Outbreak, Internet Delivers

Having recently run a post about an enterprising 15-year-old looking to protect himself from preventable diseases after his parents let him down, now we have the other side of the coin. In the midst of a measles outbreak in Washington state, in an area with a higher-than-average percentage of measles vaccine exemptions (what a coincidence!), one anti-vaccination mom has looked for advice on how to protect her 3-year-old from the measles.

My 3-year-old is not vaccinated and there is currently a measles outbreak in my state,” she wrote in a group called Vaccine Education Network: Natural Health Anti-Vaxxers Community. “Any suggestions for precautions I can take to protect her would be very much appreciated.”

Hmm. If only there were a tried and tested method with which to protect people from infectious diseases. Perhaps one that led to measles being declared eliminated in the United States in the year 2000? This achievement is something that the recent rise in unvaccinated children is sadly threatening to overturn, which is why the anti-vaxx movement must be confronted for the good of public health.

Needless to say, the mom certainly got a response from the pro-vaccination crowd as the post was widely shared, and some of the best roasts were hilarious if a little dark at times. Because if people refuse to listen to data and evidence and choose to endanger their children with their stubbornness, what else can you do? Scroll down below for a cathartic dose of black humor, and let us know what you think in the comments.

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hobbitly
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3 years ago

'Dont get too attached' hahahahhaha. These replies are the best. I wonder what she decided to do.

Misterscooter
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3 years ago

She probably decided to trust the underwhelming evidence against vaccines.

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Eunice Probert
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3 years ago

My daughter was vaccinated and still got measles and chicken pox. But, she got them so lightly it was ridiculous! Scarcely ill at all.

Nicole Benoit
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3 years ago

And that's the whole point ! Nothing is 100% guaranteed but your body now has those antibodies to kno to fight, making everything mite tolerable. The flu is a virus and guess what, that's why there isn't a cure for it or the common cold. They mutate. But at least if you get it, you're not feeling like death for a week and a half and/or being hospitalized.

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Lilybean
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3 years ago

On Christmas Eve 1951 my 3 year old brother died in an iron lung from Polio. Within 5 years the amazing Salk Bros had developed the vaccine and literally polio was banished from the USA because adults had experienced what happens when there is no vaccine and the entire country was either getting shots, or later on, the sugar cubes which were infused with the life saving substance. My dear Mom would have loved to have a chat with the stupid rubes who think it is just fine to play Russian Roulette with their children’s lives.

Lilybean
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3 years ago

Mea Culpa for the horrendous run-on sentence in my post - this entire anti-vax cult of freakazoid parents makes me see red and forget punctuation!

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hobbitly
Community Member
3 years ago

'Dont get too attached' hahahahhaha. These replies are the best. I wonder what she decided to do.

Misterscooter
Community Member
3 years ago

She probably decided to trust the underwhelming evidence against vaccines.

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Eunice Probert
Community Member
3 years ago

My daughter was vaccinated and still got measles and chicken pox. But, she got them so lightly it was ridiculous! Scarcely ill at all.

Nicole Benoit
Community Member
3 years ago

And that's the whole point ! Nothing is 100% guaranteed but your body now has those antibodies to kno to fight, making everything mite tolerable. The flu is a virus and guess what, that's why there isn't a cure for it or the common cold. They mutate. But at least if you get it, you're not feeling like death for a week and a half and/or being hospitalized.

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Lilybean
Community Member
3 years ago

On Christmas Eve 1951 my 3 year old brother died in an iron lung from Polio. Within 5 years the amazing Salk Bros had developed the vaccine and literally polio was banished from the USA because adults had experienced what happens when there is no vaccine and the entire country was either getting shots, or later on, the sugar cubes which were infused with the life saving substance. My dear Mom would have loved to have a chat with the stupid rubes who think it is just fine to play Russian Roulette with their children’s lives.

Lilybean
Community Member
3 years ago

Mea Culpa for the horrendous run-on sentence in my post - this entire anti-vax cult of freakazoid parents makes me see red and forget punctuation!

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