Everyone—Pro and Anti Vaxxers—Should Watch ‘NOVA: Vaccines—Calling the Shots’

Russell Saunders:

What the NOVA special makes clear is that to believe strongly in the importance of vaccination isn’t really an indication of bias. It’s merely to be aware of the mass of evidence that points to their safety and effectiveness. While the program does acknowledge that there are very rare occasions of severe reactions to vaccines, it doesn’t take one of those infuriating stances where both sides of the debate are treated as equally meritorious merely because they both happen to exist. Instead, viewers are given the facts about how valuable vaccines have been since they first became available for disease prevention.

You can find when and where to catch this incredibly important 42 minutes of television here.