Editor's Note: Julie Deardorff, of the Chicago Tribune, continues to be one of the very small handful of mainstream reporters with an independent and skeptical approach to vaccine issues (independent, skeptical -- that's the job description for reporters, by the way). She has a strong column posted now that notes the recent clusters of measles cases "reflect a larger crisis of confidence in public health officials and policy, which has developed partly because so many new, seemingly unnecessary vaccines have been added to the schedule and because no one can explain what causes, how to prevent or how to treat the new childhood disorders: asthma, allergies, attention deficit disorder and autism." Amen, thanks and rock on! -- Dan Olmsted
Vaccination, considered to be one of medicine's greatest achievements, is a personal decision that is often forced on people for the greater good. Parents who question vaccines are simply seeking information and advocating for their children.
We have the right to question everything that goes into our children's bodies, whether it's food, herbs, over-the-counter medications or prescription drugs.
Read Julie's full article HERE.