Soft-Pedaling the Unintended Consequences of Vaccination

Soft-Pedaling the Unintended Consequences of Vaccination

There are a few terms that are commonly used to describe an undesired outcome of a vaccination. Perhaps the most common one is “side effect.” The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines side effect as “a secondary and usually adverse effect (as of a drug)”—as in “toxic side effects—called also side reaction.”1 MedicineNet defines an “adverse effect” as, “A harmful or […]