A third Immunization post. I promise to move on to other subjects…
For the lazy readers who don’t have the time or inclination to do research but are interested in vaccine safety and efficacy, I’d like to suggest a podcast that you can listen to. Infectious Disease specialist Mark Crislip, MD has addressed the topic in a recent Quackcast podcast which can be found here.
Don’t expect someone sympathetic to the anti-vaccinationists and celebrity a-holes promoting them. Dr. Crislip addresses the safety of several vaccines, the vaccine – autopsy connection (or lack of), and why the claims made by the Green Vaccine movement are completely bogus.
In case, you don’t listen to the whole thing, Dr. Crislip ends the podcast with the following thought: “Greener vaccines? The only green you will see by getting rid of vaccines, or decreasing their use, is the grass growing on the graves of children needlessly killed by preventable infections.”