• @some_guy
    2729 days ago

    My father’s parents were told he would die when he had polio and was hospitalized. I wouldn’t be here if the doctors were right. My mother was a little girl when the vaccine was new. Antivaxxers piss me off.

    • @shalafi@lemmy.world
      529 days ago

      My mom knew jack about science, nor cared. But she went off about how thankful they were for the polio vaccine. As a child, they were all scared shitless of it.

      Said much the same for smallpox. She had one of those ring scars from back in the day.