Vaccines have been credited with reducing some of the world’s most deadly diseases. But while the market for vaccinations has tripled since the turn of the century, representing over $25 billion a year and is expected to rise rapidly, questions over the safety and effectiveness of many of them remain. As new diseases develop or mutate, the speed with which some injections are produced has also been a source of question. While with fear comes rejection, which is also said to result in some unfavorable outcomes, the number of measles infections last year in the European Union was three times what it was in 2016, notably authorities said because people decided not to get immunized.
‘Vaccines save lives, but all vaccines have side effects’
Published January 17, 2019 | Best in Video