unlikely: Isn't polio all but gone already? I mean besides a few anti-vax holdouts like ultra-religio-pakistan, isn't it completely gone?
orbister: Anyone know what Steve Jobs did with his money?
Lumpmoose: BillCo: Damnit Bill, people with money are supposed to be evil. You're ruining it for all of the other billionaires.Thankfully he and Buffett might be making some a bit uncomfortable.
SultanofSchwing: What about Water Polio? That actually looked like a lot of fun.
dionysusaur: even with 100% vax rates, the virus is still out there, waiting. no pity, no remorse, it won't stop. ever.
DubtodaIll: BronyMedic: unlikely: Isn't polio all but gone already? I mean besides a few anti-vax holdouts like ultra-religio-pakistan, isn't it completely gone?It's making a huge comeback in India and Nigeria, in particular, because of religious anti-vax nonsense and anti-west fear mongerig.Clerics and community leaders are ACTUALLY telling these people that vaccines are a western plot to sterilize them and give them AIDS.I've always wondering why any cultish leader makes statements like these and how they actually go about justifying such statements? Is it simply to justify/cement their own power of the individuals who take them seriously? Are the clerics themselves really that ignorant? Seems to me that anyone who reads one book will read another and another and really not be all that foolish of a person. Do they not see the evidence of the positive effects vaccines have had on human civilization since their inception? Mostly I'm just curious how ignorance is able to flourish on any level.
mayIFark: Well, polio is bad, but I read somewhere that it would be actually possible to get rid of mosquito completely and forever, if enough money is spent. Why not do that, it will kill several birds with one stone including several fatal diseases.
hobberwickey: unlikely: Isn't polio all but gone already? I mean besides a few anti-vax holdouts like ultra-religio-pakistan, isn't it completely gone?Go to India.
Mr_Fabulous: I don't like Microsoft. I doubt very much if I would like Mr. Gates if I were to meet him.But credit where it's due. Eradicating polio is a worthy cause, so kudos to him (and, presumably, Melinda).
edmo: Only rich people say things like "money isn't important to me."
Honest Bender: edmo: Only rich people say things like "money isn't important to me."I'm not rich and money isn't very important to me. There's more to life than things.
roadmarks: dionysusaur: even with 100% vax rates, the virus is still out there, waiting. no pity, no remorse, it won't stop. ever.The polio virus cannot survive more than a few weeks at room temperature outside of a human body. It will not be waiting if there is no one it can transmit itself to.In a few decades we may be able to stop polio vaccinations.
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