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Why Aren’t Vaccines Mentioned in the Bible?

Have you ever wondered why vaccines aren’t mentioned in the Bible? Me neither, although I really question why anti-vaccine folks use this as an argument against vaccines.

The Hospital Rock Engravings of Farmington, Connecticut

Hundreds of people got safely inoculated against smallpox and left their names on Hospital Rock near Farmington, Connecticut just before Edward Jenner discovered the first smallpox vaccine.

The Plano Smallpox Outbreak of 1895

Fifteen people died in Plano, Texas in 1895, even though a smallpox vaccine was available at the time that could have prevented this and most other smallpox outbreaks and epidemics. Tragically, the fight against its use mirrors much of what we see in today’s anti-vaccine movement.

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