The following is a statement made by the executive producer of the controversial documentary Vaxxed... http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/vaxxed-a-statement-from-the-producer-of-controversial-film-exposing-cdc-corruption-mmrautism-link/
Great example of how correlation does not imply causation. It is sad that most people do not understand science. Ask your students to propose other reasons for the data such as poverty or access to health care. Better yet, have them come up with other positive correlations such as number of supermarkets or number of television sets.
To those who support vaccinations - THIS is what happens when Big Pharma gets greedy and insists on vaccinating babies for a sexually related disease. Babies are NOT sexually active!!! This baby died just 47 days after he was born!!!!! -- http://www.cafemom.com/group/4388/forums/read/16416488/Baby_Ian_s_brave_struggle_with_the_Hepatitis_B_vaccine_Graphic_Pics OCTOBER IS VACCINE INJURY AWARENESS MONTH<33
Anti-vaccination and the Politics of Grief for Children in Late-Victorian England