The modern world has certainly brought plenty of unintended consequences with it, but the benefits of vaccination have done wonders for public health. Does Delta really want thousands of sick and infectious passengers flying in its sealed aluminum tubes?
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Delta Airlines is running an insidious anti-vaccination ad on their in-flight TV right now, sponsored by the notorious reality-challenged (and Orwellianly-named) National Vaccine Information Center. These ads make it out as if getting the flu is no big deal, when in fact preventing the flu is a very big deal. The link below from Skepchick.org will give you the details.
I will not fly Delta until they remove these ads. It's that simple. I tweeted about it (http://twitter.com/#!/BadAstronomer/status/132116584591409154) and I ask folks to spread the word.
Vaccines are one of the greatest achievements of medical science, saving millions of lives every year. I won't sit back and let a well-funded fringe groups spread blatantly false misinformation about them.
I Flu Delta: An Action Alert – Skepchick
I Flu Delta: An Action Alert. The National Vaccine Information Center, an organization ironically misinformed about vaccines, is running an ad on Delta Airlines flights through the entire month of Nov…
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