Harvard Immunologist on Unvaccinated Children

Harvard Immunologist on Unvaccinated Children

Andrew CravenApr 4, '19

In the midst of a massive pro-vaccination campaign seeking to vilify "anti-vaxxers," Harvard immunologist Tetyana Obukhanych presents an open letter to Legislators seeking to repeal vaccine exemption laws.  In this letter she addresses the claim that unvaccinated children are a threat to public health and safety.

"I have outlined below the recommended vaccines that cannot prevent transmission of disease either because they are not designed to prevent the transmission of infection (rather, they are intended to prevent disease symptoms), or because they are for non-communicable diseases.
People who have not received the vaccines mentioned below pose no higher threat to the general public than those who have, implying that discrimination against non-immunized children in a public school setting may not be warranted."

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