Edward R. Friedlander

Opposition to ImmunizationA Pattern of Deception

Thanks mostly to immunization, diseases such as measles, polio, diphtheria, tetanus, and rubella are rare in the developed world. Today’s immunizations work by enhancing the body’s own immunity. Because they are effective, simple, natural, and prevention-based interventions, we might expect “complementary medicine” theoreticians to embrace them. However, opposition to immunization is common within the “alternative … [...]