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Mom Posts ‘Angry As Hell’ Rant After Her 15-Day-Old Son Gets Exposed To Measles Due To Anti-Vaxxers
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Mom Posts ‘Angry As Hell’ Rant After Her 15-Day-Old Son Gets Exposed To Measles Due To Anti-Vaxxers

Lately, anti-vaxxers have been getting a lot of negative attention online. And, according to Jennifer Hibben-White, they deserve it. Some time ago, she received a call from her local health center, informing her that her baby boy was exposed to measles.

Image credits: Jennifer Hibben-White

At the time, her son Griffin was only 15-days old and too young to have been vaccinated. Children usually get their first measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) shot when they’re somewhere between 12 to 15 months of age. Until then, they have to rely on the so-called herd immunity, an indirect protection from infectious disease that occurs when a large percentage of a population has become immune to an infection, thereby providing a measure of protection for individuals who are not immune. Devastated and furious, Jennifer wrote a powerful Facebook post, and people quickly rallied to her support. Scroll down to read her message which has been shared over 604K times, and let us your thoughts on it in the comments.

Image credits: thestar.com

Image credits: Jennifer Hibben-White

Image credits: Jennifer Hibben-White

Luckily, after not showing symptoms of the virus during the incubation period, Griffin was declared healthy.

People had a lot to say about this difficult situation

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Tyler Duffy
Community Member
3 years ago

This how I believe the government and society should handle the antivac situation. You have the right to not vaccinate. That's cool. But if you choose to exercise this right you lose the ability to access all social systems. No school, no hospital, no well fair, no food stamps, no right to mount a defense in the court system, no tax return, no access to local government infrastructure, no parks, no license, no access to roads, no 911 services. No access to any local government, State or federal government subsidizes aspect of our wourld. You should be issued a phone that can only call the CDC so when you decide you can't live like that you call them , they come out and give all your shots. And only after they concluded you aren't carrying and illness that could spread to the public, THEN and only then do you get to join the real world.

Roz Klaiman
Community Member
3 years ago

back in the days when vaccines were seen as miracle drugs, no child who wasn't vaccinated could attend school or go to public places. We WILL need to get back there as this continues, the anti vaxxers and others like them have gone backwards Complacency is what happened as we were free from childhood communicable diseases. I began my nursing career in the 1950s, I saw what those diseases did to children and don't want to think of it happening again.

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Bethanie Marshall
Community Member
3 years ago

I have my certification in holistic medicine. And even I think every child should be vaccinated

Don Flynn
Community Member
3 years ago

Thank you for that

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Christina Sersif
Community Member
3 years ago

Why isn't this manslaughter? Do anti vaxxers not realize that their child can potentially kill another child? This is ridiculous. Vaccinate your kids! I have a mild form of autism, but am college educated, work full time, am independent, and guess what...I'm vaccinated!

Pug Pug
Community Member
3 years ago

People go to jail over Knowingly spreading HIV, why not extend that to parents that knowingly endanger other children with diseases the human race has developed a defense to. Also for those fucks that think Autistic kids are a symptom, I think they are a cure to the drama human condition. Have you hung out with those human calculators. Their only issue is dealing with emotions. I could use more of that shit. Fuck emotions.

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Tyler Duffy
Community Member
3 years ago

This how I believe the government and society should handle the antivac situation. You have the right to not vaccinate. That's cool. But if you choose to exercise this right you lose the ability to access all social systems. No school, no hospital, no well fair, no food stamps, no right to mount a defense in the court system, no tax return, no access to local government infrastructure, no parks, no license, no access to roads, no 911 services. No access to any local government, State or federal government subsidizes aspect of our wourld. You should be issued a phone that can only call the CDC so when you decide you can't live like that you call them , they come out and give all your shots. And only after they concluded you aren't carrying and illness that could spread to the public, THEN and only then do you get to join the real world.

Roz Klaiman
Community Member
3 years ago

back in the days when vaccines were seen as miracle drugs, no child who wasn't vaccinated could attend school or go to public places. We WILL need to get back there as this continues, the anti vaxxers and others like them have gone backwards Complacency is what happened as we were free from childhood communicable diseases. I began my nursing career in the 1950s, I saw what those diseases did to children and don't want to think of it happening again.

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Bethanie Marshall
Community Member
3 years ago

I have my certification in holistic medicine. And even I think every child should be vaccinated

Don Flynn
Community Member
3 years ago

Thank you for that

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Christina Sersif
Community Member
3 years ago

Why isn't this manslaughter? Do anti vaxxers not realize that their child can potentially kill another child? This is ridiculous. Vaccinate your kids! I have a mild form of autism, but am college educated, work full time, am independent, and guess what...I'm vaccinated!

Pug Pug
Community Member
3 years ago

People go to jail over Knowingly spreading HIV, why not extend that to parents that knowingly endanger other children with diseases the human race has developed a defense to. Also for those fucks that think Autistic kids are a symptom, I think they are a cure to the drama human condition. Have you hung out with those human calculators. Their only issue is dealing with emotions. I could use more of that shit. Fuck emotions.

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