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Quotes About the Importance of Getting Vaccinated

Quote: I am alive, well and fully vaccinated, despite pledging allegiance to no authority. Listening to experts is not complacency, it's just an act of common sense humanity. by author Abhijit Naskar overlaid on photo of brown tabby kitten looking up
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I am alive, well and fully vaccinated, despite pledging allegiance to no authority. Listening to experts is not complacency, it's just an act of common sense humanity.


Quote: Fear not, get your shot. by author Abhijit Naskar overlaid on photo of cat in space
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Fear not, get your shot.




Quote: It's important for children to be vaccinated so that they have the opportunity to become adults. by author Brad McKay overlaid on photo of tiger swallowtail butterfly perched on yellow flower in close up photography during daytime
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It's important for children to be vaccinated so that they have the opportunity to become adults.




Quote: Some parents are ambivalent about vaccination after reading misinformed pieces and watching misleading videos on a popular mobile chat application. By electing to avoid vaccinating their child, they are denying their child's right to be protected against these severe diseases. by author Shabana Azmi overlaid on photo of Shabana Azmi quote; white text on black background

Some parents are ambivalent about vaccination after reading misinformed pieces and watching misleading videos on a popular mobile chat application. By electing to avoid vaccinating their child, they are denying their child's right to be protected against these severe diseases.






Quote: As for mercury, a child will almost certainly get more mercury exposure from her immediate environment than from vaccination. This is true, too, of the aluminum that is often used as an adjuvant in vaccines to intensify the immune response. by author Eula Biss overlaid on photo of woman in blue dress standing on green grass field during daytime
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As for mercury, a child will almost certainly get more mercury exposure from her immediate environment than from vaccination. This is true, too, of the aluminum that is often used as an adjuvant in vaccines to intensify the immune response.


On the pro-vaccine side -- and not everyone does this, but I saw it enough for it to make me really uncomfortable -- is a tendency to accuse people who are wary of vaccination of being stupid and not understanding science.


Quote: We've been using vaccination in some form for hundreds of years now. We have almost nothing in our modern medicine that we've been using that long, and it's been consistently productive even though, you know, the older vaccines were much more dangerous than vaccines we're using now. by author Eula Biss overlaid on photo of Eula Biss quote: We've been using vaccination in some form for hundreds of years now. We have almost nothing in our modern medicine that we've been using that long, and it's been consistently productive even though, you know, the older vaccines were much more dangerous than vaccines we're using now.- black text on quotes background

We've been using vaccination in some form for hundreds of years now. We have almost nothing in our modern medicine that we've been using that long, and it's been consistently productive even though, you know, the older vaccines were much more dangerous than vaccines we're using now.


Quote: Universal vaccination may well be the greatest success story in medical history. by author Michael Specter overlaid on photo of silhouette of person wearing cowboy hat during sunset
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Universal vaccination may well be the greatest success story in medical history.


Quote: As cities get bigger, our best defence will be to prevent outbreaks in the first place by building better public health systems, improving childhood immunisation through better routine immunisation and pre-emptive vaccination campaigns. by author Seth Berkley overlaid on photo of photo of author Seth Berkley with quote

As cities get bigger, our best defence will be to prevent outbreaks in the first place by building better public health systems, improving childhood immunisation through better routine immunisation and pre-emptive vaccination campaigns.


Quote: With the absence of a flu vaccination last year, I did not take a flu shot; but there is still some immunity that carries over from year to year; but about every 30 years, there is a major change in the genetics of the flu virus. by author Michael Burgess overlaid on photo of brown rock formation beside calm body of water near mountain at daytime
Photo Credit: Ethan Dow

With the absence of a flu vaccination last year, I did not take a flu shot; but there is still some immunity that carries over from year to year; but about every 30 years, there is a major change in the genetics of the flu virus.


Quote: First be a good animal. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of man with easel
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First be a good animal.


Quote: As a global community, we must ensure that legitimate concerns about liability do not hold back the possibility of developing an Ebola vaccine, an essential strategy in our global response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. by author Sylvia Mathews Burwell overlaid on photo of brown leaf on brown stem
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As a global community, we must ensure that legitimate concerns about liability do not hold back the possibility of developing an Ebola vaccine, an essential strategy in our global response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.


Quote: Supporting local farmers is important to me, which is not only good for the local economy and better for the environment, there is evidence that eating locally grown food strengthens your immune system. by author Suzanne Whang overlaid on photo of woman in black tank top and gray leggings doing yoga
Photo Credit: Katie Bush

Supporting local farmers is important to me, which is not only good for the local economy and better for the environment, there is evidence that eating locally grown food strengthens your immune system.


Quote: From my perspective, it appears that a great thrust of research on health and longevity is pointing towards improving our immune system -- that within an empowered immune system are the health solutions and longevity answers we're looking for. by author David Wolfe overlaid on photo of David Wolfe quote; white text on black background

From my perspective, it appears that a great thrust of research on health and longevity is pointing towards improving our immune system -- that within an empowered immune system are the health solutions and longevity answers we're looking for.


Quote: The immune systems goal is to protect the body against invaders either from without, such as microbes, or from within, such as cancers and different types of neoplastic transformation. by author Anthony Fauci overlaid on photo of photo of author Anthony Fauci with quote

The immune systems goal is to protect the body against invaders either from without, such as microbes, or from within, such as cancers and different types of neoplastic transformation.


Quote: The bodys immune system is like any other system of the body. Each of them have their vital function for the human host. by author Anthony Fauci overlaid on photo of photo of author Anthony Fauci with quote

The bodys immune system is like any other system of the body. Each of them have their vital function for the human host.


Quote: When you're happy, your immune system is at its strongest point. And when you think negatively, or when you hate, or allow yourself to grow emotionally out of control, you are weakening your immune system. by author Frederick Lenz overlaid on photo of white desk lamp beside green plant
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When you're happy, your immune system is at its strongest point. And when you think negatively, or when you hate, or allow yourself to grow emotionally out of control, you are weakening your immune system.


Quote: Scientists are discovering that while anger and hatred eat into our immune system, warm-heartedness and compassion are good for our health. by author Dalai Lama overlaid on photo of sunset
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Scientists are discovering that while anger and hatred eat into our immune system, warm-heartedness and compassion are good for our health.


Quote: Scientists know that women gravitate to men who have a different immune system from theirs. by author Helen Fisher overlaid on photo of purple petaled flower
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Scientists know that women gravitate to men who have a different immune system from theirs.


Quote: Think about your immune system as being an army, and it's fighting infection. by author Mikhail Varshavski overlaid on photo of brown and white long coated dog sitting on brown wooden round table
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Think about your immune system as being an army, and it's fighting infection.


Quote: The AIDS crisis has brought us a consciousness of the immune system as the most important health-maintenance element, and a consciousness of how it is under attack. by author Gloria Steinem overlaid on photo of pink rose in close up photography
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The AIDS crisis has brought us a consciousness of the immune system as the most important health-maintenance element, and a consciousness of how it is under attack.


Quote: Naturally, immunity is a natural physician that fends off all invading bacteria and viruses; whereas, food becomes its medicine or trouble since that appears to increase or decrease your immune system. Thus, choose the right and healthy food, and adopt this proverb: Eat to be alive, not live to eat. by author Ehsan Sehgal overlaid on photo of Ehsan Sehgal quote: Naturally, immunity is a natural physician that fends off all invading bacteria and viruses; whereas, food becomes its medicine or trouble since that appears to increase or decrease your immune system. Thus, choose the right and healthy food, and adopt this proverb: Eat to be alive, not live to eat.- black text on quotes background

Naturally, immunity is a natural physician that fends off all invading bacteria and viruses; whereas, food becomes its medicine or trouble since that appears to increase or decrease your immune system. Thus, choose the right and healthy food, and adopt this proverb: Eat to be alive, not live to eat.


Quote: In critical situations, Yoga and Ayurveda driven community immunity plans are better than open-ended herd immunity. by author Amit Ray overlaid on photo of red and pink flowers
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In critical situations, Yoga and Ayurveda driven community immunity plans are better than open-ended herd immunity.


Quote: Happiness is an immunity. by author Sylvia Townsend Warner overlaid on photo of sunset
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Happiness is an immunity.


Quote: There was no immunity to cuckoo ideas on Earth. by author Kurt Vonnegut overlaid on photo of couple embracing backlit by sunset wallpaper
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There was no immunity to cuckoo ideas on Earth.


Quote: When most members of a community are vaccinated, they protect those who are not by eliminating the viral reservoirs in the population. The effect is known as 'herd immunity.' by author Michael Specter overlaid on photo of woman in black tank top standing on green grass field during daytime
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When most members of a community are vaccinated, they protect those who are not by eliminating the viral reservoirs in the population. The effect is known as 'herd immunity.'


Quote: Knowledge is the vaccination that keeps you away from the flu of misery. by author Ravi Shankar (spiritual leader) overlaid on photo of photo of author Ravi Shankar (spiritual leader) with quote

Knowledge is the vaccination that keeps you away from the flu of misery.


Quote: Vaccination is one of the easiest things on the way to development. It's much easier than roads and a great education system. It's very basic. It's one of the first things you want to get right. by author Bill Gates overlaid on photo of mountains under orange kies
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Vaccination is one of the easiest things on the way to development. It's much easier than roads and a great education system. It's very basic. It's one of the first things you want to get right.


Quote: It's extremely hard to get rid of any population. When they say polio is essentially wiped out, it's not. If we let up on the vaccinations, it will make a come back. by author Greg Graffin overlaid on photo of white brick wall planning
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It's extremely hard to get rid of any population. When they say polio is essentially wiped out, it's not. If we let up on the vaccinations, it will make a come back.




Quote: Scientists and companies weren't creating things like new vaccines. Now that we have this fund that's there to buy at the lowest price, but buy for those people these medicines, we see scientists everywhere coming up with those new tools. by author Bill Gates overlaid on photo of blue starry night
Photo Credit: Mark Basarab

Scientists and companies weren't creating things like new vaccines. Now that we have this fund that's there to buy at the lowest price, but buy for those people these medicines, we see scientists everywhere coming up with those new tools.




Quote: There is so much in this world to be skeptical about if you want to be a skeptical a**hole. I'm kind of a skeptical a**hole. But not about vaccines, that's just not one of them. by author Greg Graffin overlaid on photo of tree under blue sky
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There is so much in this world to be skeptical about if you want to be a skeptical a**hole. I'm kind of a skeptical a**hole. But not about vaccines, that's just not one of them.


Quote: There's no 'dumb-ass' vaccine. by author Jimmy Buffett overlaid on photo of brown and white short coated dog lying on white surface
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There's no 'dumb-ass' vaccine.


Quote: Physicians who care for adults generally don't think about vaccines as much as pediatricians do, and adults think of vaccines as a kid thing. by author Paul A. Offit overlaid on photo of photo of author Paul A. Offit with quote

Physicians who care for adults generally don't think about vaccines as much as pediatricians do, and adults think of vaccines as a kid thing.


Quote: Novel technologies for delivering .. vaccines can certainly find a market if they are more effective, less costly, less invasive or more convenient to use than the alternatives. by author Robert J. Eaton overlaid on photo of brown tabby kitten
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Novel technologies for delivering .. vaccines can certainly find a market if they are more effective, less costly, less invasive or more convenient to use than the alternatives.


Quote: Vaccination is a public health issue because influenza is a highly contagious disease. If you don't vaccinate your child, his or her schoolmates are much more likely to become ill. That is why some places (New York, for example) are making the vaccine mandatory for school children. by author Michael Specter overlaid on photo of Michael Specter quote: Vaccination is a public health issue because influenza is a highly contagious disease. If you don't vaccinate your child, his or her schoolmates are much more likely to become ill. That is why some places (New York, for example) are making the vaccine mandatory for school children.- black text on quotes background

Vaccination is a public health issue because influenza is a highly contagious disease. If you don't vaccinate your child, his or her schoolmates are much more likely to become ill. That is why some places (New York, for example) are making the vaccine mandatory for school children.


Quote: Scientific literacy is an intellectual vaccine against the claims of charlatans who would exploit ignorance. by author Neil deGrasse Tyson overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil deGrasse Tyson with quote

Scientific literacy is an intellectual vaccine against the claims of charlatans who would exploit ignorance.


Quote: I am a huge believer in the flu vaccine. I have had it every year and have never had the flu. by author Sarah Chalke overlaid on photo of blue rose with water droplet
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I am a huge believer in the flu vaccine. I have had it every year and have never had the flu.


Quote: Misinformation or distrust of vaccines can be like a contagion that can spread as fast as measles. by author Theresa Tam overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower in glass vase
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Misinformation or distrust of vaccines can be like a contagion that can spread as fast as measles.






Quote: Vaccination was, and is, thoroughly infused with our politics, our social values, and our cultural norms. By acknowledging and understanding the divergent reasons why we've vaccinated in the past, however, we just may ensure the continued success of vaccination in the future. by author Elena Conis overlaid on photo of Elena Conis quote; white text on black background

Vaccination was, and is, thoroughly infused with our politics, our social values, and our cultural norms. By acknowledging and understanding the divergent reasons why we've vaccinated in the past, however, we just may ensure the continued success of vaccination in the future.




Quote: Here in Bosnia I had already seen several cases of rheumatic fever and a case we thought was miliary tuberculosis, diseases now rare in America. It was sobering to think that the mundane process of vaccinating these children might ultimately save more lives than any UN-brokered peace treaty. by author Pamela Grim overlaid on photo of Pamela Grim quote: Here in Bosnia I had already seen several cases of rheumatic fever and a case we thought was miliary tuberculosis, diseases now rare in America. It was sobering to think that the mundane process of vaccinating these children might ultimately save more lives than any UN-brokered peace treaty.- black text on quotes background

Here in Bosnia I had already seen several cases of rheumatic fever and a case we thought was miliary tuberculosis, diseases now rare in America. It was sobering to think that the mundane process of vaccinating these children might ultimately save more lives than any UN-brokered peace treaty.


Quote: For a pediatrician to attack what has become the bread and butter of pediatric practice is equivalent to a priest denying the infallibility of the pope. by author Robert S. Mendelsohn overlaid on photo of pink
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For a pediatrician to attack what has become the bread and butter of pediatric practice is equivalent to a priest denying the infallibility of the pope.


Quote: Flu can be serious, and it kills tens of thousands of Americans each year. Vaccination is easier and more convenient than ever, so get yourself and your family protected. by author Tom Frieden overlaid on photo of yellow painted wall
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Flu can be serious, and it kills tens of thousands of Americans each year. Vaccination is easier and more convenient than ever, so get yourself and your family protected.


Quote: Vaccination is the single most important step people can take to protect themselves from influenza. by author Tom Frieden overlaid on photo of palm tree under orange sky
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Vaccination is the single most important step people can take to protect themselves from influenza.


Quote: When you're in a pocket with low vaccination rates, that's when you find yourself at greater risk of getting measles. by author Vivek Murthy overlaid on photo of photo of author Vivek Murthy with quote

When you're in a pocket with low vaccination rates, that's when you find yourself at greater risk of getting measles.


Quote: Vaccination and other essential preventive services must be delivered close within communities. by author Tedros Adhanom overlaid on photo of photo of author Tedros Adhanom with quote

Vaccination and other essential preventive services must be delivered close within communities.


Quote: If we vaccinate well, if we increase those vaccination rates, we can stop measles just as we stopped it before. by author Tom Frieden overlaid on photo of red flowers under the blue sky
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If we vaccinate well, if we increase those vaccination rates, we can stop measles just as we stopped it before.


Quote: I experienced how foreign aid for large-scale vaccination projects helps to save the life of children and thus give a real input to growth and to escaping poverty. by author Jonas Gahr Store overlaid on photo of green palm plant during daytime
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I experienced how foreign aid for large-scale vaccination projects helps to save the life of children and thus give a real input to growth and to escaping poverty.


Quote: Futurism is almost like a vaccination. You inject a little bit of a denatured pathogen to prepare your body in case you encounter it for real. by author Jamais Cascio overlaid on photo of tan wallpaper
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Futurism is almost like a vaccination. You inject a little bit of a denatured pathogen to prepare your body in case you encounter it for real.


Quote: In the case of Pakistan, the CIA actually used a fake vaccination campaign to try to locate Osama bin Laden, so now vaccination is associated with espionage. by author Eula Biss overlaid on photo of woman carrying baby while walking
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In the case of Pakistan, the CIA actually used a fake vaccination campaign to try to locate Osama bin Laden, so now vaccination is associated with espionage.


Quote: I think that people's resistance to vaccination isn't going to disappear until we address some of the nonmedical reasons for that resistance and people's discomfort and distrust of the government. That's bigger than what most medical professionals can handle. by author Eula Biss overlaid on photo of photo of author Eula Biss with quote

I think that people's resistance to vaccination isn't going to disappear until we address some of the nonmedical reasons for that resistance and people's discomfort and distrust of the government. That's bigger than what most medical professionals can handle.


Quote: Some very poor countries run great vaccination systems, and some richer ones run terrible programs. by author Bill Gates overlaid on photo of green palm plant
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Some very poor countries run great vaccination systems, and some richer ones run terrible programs.


Quote: Whooping cough is not a mild disease. Whooping cough, before the vaccination, could make you very, very sick. First of all, there was a chance you could die from it -- small chance, not a big chance. You would be coughing and coughing. It wouldn't last for a few days, like a cold. by author Anthony Fauci overlaid on photo of Anthony Fauci quote: Whooping cough is not a mild disease. Whooping cough, before the vaccination, could make you very, very sick. First of all, there was a chance you could die from it -- small chance, not a big chance. You would be coughing and coughing. It wouldn't last for a few days, like a cold.- black text on quotes background

Whooping cough is not a mild disease. Whooping cough, before the vaccination, could make you very, very sick. First of all, there was a chance you could die from it -- small chance, not a big chance. You would be coughing and coughing. It wouldn't last for a few days, like a cold.


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