The Side Effects of Vaccines - How High is the Risk?

  • Published on:  5/12/2019
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    Vaccines are one of our best tools to prevent dangerous diseases, but they come with side effects. So would it be safer not to vaccinate?

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  • Dive into sources and further reading here: Vaccines and their side effects are a hard topic to cover – we know we keep saying this, but this case especially, there were a lot of things to consider. You can’t blame people for being worried, so we wanted to take their concerns seriously.Because it is impossible to cover everything there is to know about vaccines in a ten minute video our sources are extra extensive and explain a lot of aspects in mor...

  • Jarley (6 days ago)

    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell you forgot one thing that vaccines cause:adult hoodI don’t want that happening to my children

  • Black Man (May 12, 2019)

    Who's scrolling through the comments to find triggered anti-vaxxers :P

  • TheSonicfanx1 (25 minutes ago)

    +Untermensch Alright, let's go through your points.First of all, you're not "anti-vaxxer" because you actually don't mind if vaccines are used and yeah. You're pretty much right there. Pro Vaxxers do want to force their opinions on everyone and this is usually for a good cause, but I see your point.As for Pro Vaxxers being left leaning, I'd like to see statistics on that. Not just from the "Loud" people who push their opinions on people and won't have kids, but everyone else ...

  • Cameron (3 days ago)

    100% of people who drink water die. So let’s stop drinking water.Thousands of children choke and die on food. So don’t feed your kids.Seatbelts can break your ribs. So don’t wear one. Bridges can collapse. So swim through the crocodile-infested waters.Broccoli can kill you. So don’t eat it.This is the logic of antivaxxers. If it could kill, then die quicker.

  • Cameron (2 hours ago)

    David L I should probably add that measles has killed a total of 2.6 million people it’s not harmless. If you watched the video you also know that many who get it will take on far worse effects than swelling or redness.

  • sunshynff (3 hours ago)

    +David L We're waiting. Your stats and percentages aren't that impressive if you can't say what study produced those numbers, or a link to an article that referenced that study, or hell, at least respond with some more bullshit, and try to scare us or

  • Honey Love (2 days ago)

    I am a proud anti vaxx mom with 5 beautiful childrenEdit: 4 childrenEdit: 2 beautiful childrenEdit: 1 beautiful child left

  • Center DriveStone (2 hours ago)

    Did you everyone that drinks water dies

  • When you realize Kurzgesagt made a clickbait video for Anti-Vaxxers.You are bad guy, but this doesn't mean you are bad guy.

  • Unhelpful Revelations (3 hours ago)

    that's what Kurzgesagt does. they're trying to draw in misinformed people, not people who already agree with them anyway.

  • AlexLS 192 (4 hours ago)

    I’m pretty sure the antivaxxers would’ve left in the first 5 seconds when they realized that they weren’t hearing what they wanted to hear but just imagine an antivaxxer using this video to provide “evidence” about why vaccines are bad in an online argument

  • Adam Wong (2 days ago)

    Basically slumbering memory cells have a vietnam flashback when an attacker is near and unleash napalm among the bacteria

  • Felix Schrider (1 hour ago)

    Nah. they are the Viet Kong. they see an invader. they react. (Japan, France, USA, China)

  • Vrikkiegikk (1 hour ago)

    Hmmmmmyes basically

  • Dank Maymays (May 12, 2019)

    The Anti-Vax meme has lasted longer than the kids

  • Música TV (16 hours ago)

    Dank Maymays omg, this is dark 😶😶

  • KayKay2513 (3 days ago)

    I can't believe I live in a time where people argue AGAINST vaccines and think the planet is flat. 🤦‍♀️

  • AOG Angels Of Glory (1 hour ago)

    Who lives on earth

  • tûwœ ю (4 hours ago)

    The world is sqaur and pixelated

  • Logic Is life (3 days ago)

    Antibodies: They are breaking the lines sir!Immune system: Activate the memory cells!Antibodies: But sir, those weren’t used in ages!Immune system: *DO IT*

  • +岩の下駅 just watch Cells at work

  • David L (6 hours ago)

    Reality:Antibodies: Sir, we cant make the Il-10 anti inflammatory cytokines to counter the immune activation!!Body: Why Not?Antibodies: We dont have enough zinc!!Body: Ohhhh.... Sh__ Prepare for a_tism!!!!!

  • Alvaro Marjalizo (2 days ago)

    Prebentable diseases: existsVaccines: i am about to end this mans whole carreer

  • Burning Mysteria (1 hour ago)

    unoriginal and not funny

  • Saincx 0m9 (5 hours ago)

    anti vaxxers: i'm going to stop you right there