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Herd immunity protects a whole community from disease by immunizing a critical mass of its populace. Vaccination protects more than just the vaccinated person. By breaking the chain of an infection's transmission, vaccination can also protect people who haven't been immunized.


Anti-vaxxers often don't seem to understand that their unvaccinated children are a risk to children too young to be vaccinated, to people with immune disorders, to people who can't be vaccinated for medical reasons, to people with transplants, and even to vaccinated children (no vaccine is 100% effective). Pinned by RtAVM

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Vaccine-induced herd immunity is scientifically impossible

"But is [herd immunity] really true? Is it truly so that vaccinating protects others, and that failing to vaccinate endangers others? For the precious few with the courage to question the forced va...

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5 GIFs That Show Why Herd Immunity Is So Important

Here is a GIF that shows how herd immunity works: | 5 GIFs That Show Why Herd Immunity Is So Important