Vaccination Overload: Is There a Limit to How Many Shots You Can Get?

April 20, 2023

Ever since vaccines were invented and introduced, childhood deaths from infectious diseases have plummeted drastically. If vaccines didn’t exist, we would see 37 million more deaths from 2000 to 2019, mostly in children younger than 5 years. Vaccines are, therefore, a necessity.

But some people still doubt vaccines. Before the pandemic, nearly 6 in 10 people worldwide were unsure or believed that vaccines cause autism. A comprehensive survey uncovered that the top reason parents do not vaccinate their children is that vaccines might cause harm, i.e., 69% of parents. Other reasons were that vaccines might overload the immune system (49%), the child was not at risk for the disease (37%), the disease was not dangerous (21%), and the vaccines might not work (13%).

Just last month, I wrote about why some people still believe vaccines cause autism. So in this article, I’ll discuss whether too many vaccinations will overload the immune system.

Read more at Medium.

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