Canada…you’re supposed to be more sensible than the US. You know this. What are you doing?
Come on. Really?
Most Canadians were born too recently to see the night-and-day difference in public health brought about by immunizations—individuals who witnessed the horrors of the polio epidemics of the 1950s first hand are now well into old age, and many have passed away. Good health can be taken for granted when the public does not properly understand the link between that same good health and the measures that made it possible, and unfortunately, history and science cannot always conquer misinformation, mistrust, and fear.
It is disheartening enough that misinformation about vaccines is spread by voices
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