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'The Deadly Rise of Anti-Science: A Scientist’s Warning'
‘A deadly societal force’
This is the title of Dr. Peter Hotez’s recent book (https://www.amazon.com/Deadly-Rise-Anti-science-Scientists-Warning/dp/1421447223) and his blatantly shameful labeling of what he calls ‘the anti-science movement’ (‘A deadly societal force’):
Instead of composing all this nonsense and attributing blame to the anti-vaxxers, the author’s time would be more wisely invested in identifying the current shortcomings in vaccinology, which still remains a very empirical business, and critically evaluating the use of vaccines during outbreaks, epidemics, or pandemics. This, once again, underscores how perilous 'renowned' scientists can become when they become fixated on the notion that (imperfect) vaccines are the universal solution for all infectious diseases, regardless of the various modes of pathogen exposure.