A new documentary, “The Greater Good,” has just been released. I don’t think it contributes to a rational debate about vaccines.
I recognize it’s a huge decision for any parent as to what medical care to provide or allow for their children – and I’m not a parent and don’t have to make that decision. I also agree that vaccine safety is an important and serious issue – it needs to be monitored on a strictly scientific basis.
Having said that, the film disturbed me. It describes itself as providing an “opportunity to have a rational and scientific discussion” about vaccines. I don’t think it does that. Continue reading