I want to thank Pan for his brave stance defending the proven benefits of community immunity and urge our legislators and governor to pass SB276.
Letters to the Editor
Andrew Wakefield, whose infamous study linking the MMR vaccine to autism was retracted by the Lancet medical journal, is not permitted to practice medicine because British authorities revoked his license.
Your article was important and accurate. The problem was the use of the word “debate” in the headline. There is no debate about the efficacy and safety of vaccines.
I strongly urge Governor Newsom to support SB 276, Dr. Richard Pan’s bill that tightens the rules for medical exemptions to school vaccination requirements.
To present Biel’s dubious reasons for opposing a vaccine bill designed to protect the health of Californians as newsworthy erodes what should be a stark divide…
Jessica Biel’s anti-vaccine bill activism puts the public’s health at risk – Los Angeles Times, 6/14/2019
If the proportion of unvaccinated children is enlarged because of inappropriate exemptions, other vulnerable children will be infected and some will die.
The long-term risks associated with a measles infection are far more serious than the immediate rash, fever and coughing. Measles attacks the immune system, destroying for years the body’s immune memory.
“Ask your Doctor if they still vaccinate their children.” Yes … please do. You will find that of course they vaccinate the ones they love.
Gov. Gavin Newsom should know that if he doesn’t stop fraudulent vaccinations, then we don’t have bureaucrats making decisions about anyone’s families — we end up with wingnuts making decisions about everyone’s families.
Support proposed law to tighten medical exemptions for vaccines – Redding Record Searchlight, 6/9/2019
This bill is not about handing over decisions to a government bureaucrat. It is about making sure the medical exemption process for vaccination is held to the standard of that it was meant for.