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...le were opposed to the seat belt, they would be considered crazy. The seat belt is an important safety precaution that is designed to save lives. Granted, seat belts do not always work, but for the most part, they definitely help. If a driver believed that they could not hurt anyone because everyone else usually wears seat belts, would that not be considered a poor idea? The vaccine situation is not all that much different. Vaccines are to disease as the seat belt is to an accident; they both save lives in the face of fatal, tragic events. Anti-vaxxers have valid personal beliefs and reasons for their vaccine opposition; but ultimately, they are putting their children and the people around them at a disadvantage. Vaccines present a great wellness opportunity that needs to be fully taken advantage of by every fortunate person around the world that has access to them.
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