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The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American recently passed each other in opposite directions. George Carlin

February 19, 2009

File:The cow pock.jpg

Ever since vaccines were invented, there has been vaccine controversy, which is dispute over the morality, ethics, effectiveness, or safety of vaccination. This cartoon from 1802, entitled The Cow-Pock—or—the Wonderful Effects of the New Inoculation! mocks the rumour that cowpox vaccine would cause cow-like appendages to emerge.



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  1. Kevin Raheja permalink
    February 19, 2009 4:42 pm


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