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Vaccines Have Risks as Well as Benefits and Require Informed Consent

Increasingly expansive and coercive vaccine mandates are placing the supposed collective good of society above the right of patients or their parents to give or withhold informed consent, writes Jane M. Orient, M.D., in a guest editorial in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.  Public health authorities constantly assert that “vaccines are safe and effective,” and that “vaccine hesitancy” is a major global public health threat.  However, no medical intervention is either 100 percent safe or 100 percent effective.  Read more.....



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