Thursday, April 18, 2019

555 & Counting

The CDC reports there were 555 cases of Measles from January 1 to April 11.  The CDC reports on its website:

From January 1 to April 11, 2019, 555** individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 20 states. This is the second-greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since measles was eliminated in 2000.

The states that have reported cases to CDC are Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.
 While some groups such as the Central Mississippi Tea Party are anti-vaxxers, the hippies at Google are right there next to them on the Group W bench.  Wired reported:

A WIRED investigation shows that some children attending day care facilities affiliated with prominent Silicon Valley companies have not been completely vaccinated against preventable infectious diseases. At least, that’s according to a giant database from the California Department of Public Health, which tracks the vaccination rates at day care facilities and preschools in the state. We selected more than 20 large technology and health companies in the Bay Area and researched their day care offerings. Of 12 day care facilities affiliated with tech companies, six—that's half—have below-average vaccination rates, according to the state’s data.

 Six out of 12 facilities WIRED surveyed have a level of measles vaccination too low to provide herd immunity. And those six have a level of measles vaccination that does not provide the "herd immunity" critical to the spread of the disease. Now, this data has limitations—most critically, it might not be current. But it also suggests an incursion of anti-science, anti-vaccine thinking in one of the smartest regions on Earth.  Rest of article.

Saturday Night Live nailed it last weekend.


Cousin Eddie said...

This should never have happened. Total preventable Stupid people! Millions of people have died in the past before medicine could stop it. Now, medicine can prevent this & stupid people refuse to get the medicine. The human race is DOOM, DOOM, DOOMED.

Anonymous said...

Hmmm, what could have changed to cause this?

Anonymous said...

Cousin Eddie is asleep at the wheel.

Anonymous said...

Tea Party rocks!!

Anonymous said...

The Mississippi Tea party ruined by McDaniel, looks like a bunch of fringe outliers. Sad, it started as a good idea.

Anonymous said...

It most likely has a lot to due to the flow of sick and infested people crossing at our southern border. I hope President Trump dumps every last one of them in San Francisco!

Anonymous said...

What changed is that hundreds of thousands of illegals are allowed to roam free; illegals who can't spell vaccination.

Anonymous said...

Those that do not learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them....

We have raised a generation of “do what you want, rules don’t apply, here is your participation trophy” and this is what we get...

Anonymous said...

Illegals couldn't give you measles if you have been vaccinated.

You've been duped by anti-vaxxers who don't know why anecdotal information and intuition are unreliable and who can't discern an unreliable source from a credible source. And, you're being used by those who have a political agenda.

In short, you've been duped.

Anonymous said...

9:00 am speaking of unreliable sources you are a great example.

Vaccinations are less reliable than even condoms. Why do you think the government pushes so hard for every one to get vaccinated? If vaccinated would make you 100% immune then why is everyone getting their panties in a wad?

Anonymous said...

Who is behind the push to get everyone vaccinated? Big pharma.

Anonymous said...

Big pharma had nothing to do with my deciding to get vaccinated. Or my deciding to get my kids vaccinated.

I made that decision because I didn't want to get diseases that are now preventable - because of "Big Pharma's" work developing stuff that will ward off these diseases. And I appreciate their work, along with the work funded by "the swamp (big government)" that helped in this development.

I hope they can find the cure for dementia - now that I can live long enough (due to not dying from measles and other diseases) that I might have to face that possibility in a few years.

Anonymous said...

To 10:57. Vaccinations are not 100%, but the more people who are vaccinated, the less risk for all. An effective vaccination program is based on a large percentage of the population being vaccinated. It is not analogous to condoms because we are not taking about herd immunity as with vaccinations. Those who foolishly choose not to be vaccinated, or not to vaccinate their children, create risks not only for themselves and their children, but for others, including those who, for medical reasons can’t be vaccinated, not to mention decreasing the overall effectiveness of the vaccination program. The science is well known and understood, except by those who choose to be irrrational.

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