Medical and scientific communities have been working hard to reassure parents that vaccinating children is safe, especially in light of current Measles incidents in the United States. But there is something about immunization that triggers fear in a lot of people, even people who do opt in. What is that fear about? How do human beings perceive and weigh different kinds of risks on behalf of their children?
- Vanessa Flood, doula, Birthing Beyond
- David Ropiek, author, How Risky Is It Really? Why Our Fears Don't Always Match The Facts