Thread: [Discussion] Vaccines
View Single Post
  #24    
Old October 16th, 2012, 08:13 AM
Lance's Avatar
Lance
Pokémon Champion
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Blackthorn City
Gender: Male
Nature: Adamant
Send a message via Skype™ to Lance
Quote:
Originally Posted by LividZephyr View Post
I think the Chicken Pox vaccine was a stupid idea. Why immunize kids from a disease they'd only get once, and wouldn't die from? (It's like one in 10 million, or am I overstating?) Let their immune systems grow by fighting an actual disease.

But you don't just get it once. The same pathogen that causes Chicken Pox, Herpes zoster causes shingles, a painful skin rash that hits primarily elderly patients who had chicken pox in their youth. These are reasons why we vaccinate.

__________________
Reply With Quote