Talking Point #4 - Who are these Anti-Vaxxers?
And could you be one too
Hi, I’m Barbara, mother of vaccine-injured child Scarlet California, and we are with Scarlet’s Kids Foundation Inc. This educational course is designed especially for new moms who are hesitant and have questions about the United States Vaccine Program. This series of “Talking Points” is available in a printed postcard format for purchase at this -LINK- or you can subscribe to this newsletter for the most up-to-date version of each talking point. Information is added on an ongoing basis. The talking points provided are for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical advice and are not meant to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure disease.
TALKING POINT #4
Who are these Anti-Vaxxers… and could you be one?
The term “Anti-Vaxxer” can be offensive and segregate someone who was once “Pro-vaccine” but they or their child has had a bad reaction to a vaccine causing bodily injury, hospitalization, or even death. Get familiar with the term “Ex-Vaxxer” which encompasses the population of those who have tried vaccines, usually more than once, and have suffered negative side effects so they had to quit or risk further reactions, injury, or death.
Consider using the terms “unvaccinated” or “Ex-vax” instead of the derogatory term “Anti-vaxxer or Anti-Vaccine.” I even coined the term “Once-Vaccinated” for our child who had to stop after several tries.
“Remember: If I was anti-vaccine, my child would not have had a reaction. I wouldn’t risk my reputation if these weren’t facts” - Barbara Wibe
So, Who are these “Anti-vaxxers” being censored and accused of spreading misinformation? A 2012 study published in Pediatrics magazine found that those who decided to delay or forego some vaccines altogether were those with higher education