Why Is Polio With 68 Cases Worldwide This Year A “Global Emergency” But Autism Not With 1 in 25 Families Affected?

Here is a report from New Scientist and please note 68 is the entire number of cases worldwide:

This year there have already been 68 cases, meaning numbers could now rise much higher. Nine of those were in five countries which had no known cases last year.”

Global emergency declared as polio cases surge 14:30 05 May 2014 by Debora MacKenzie New Scientist

Just a short question for you to consider.  Autism is an international emergency outstripping all other health issues for children put together and that is literally mathematically. It is affecting around 1 in 25 families in the US, UK and other parts of the world.

Polio cases are in the region of a few hundred in the entire world and billions are being spent allegedly eradicating polio.  So if you have an answer post a comment.  It might be “because Bill Gates doesn’t care about autistic kids, but only with claiming the credit for eliminating polio” [oops you can't do that one - not really - as we just did it just now].

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12 Responses

  1. Sir Francis Bacon says it best – Another error hath proceeded from too great a reverence, and a kind of adoration of the mind and understanding of man; by means whereof, men have withdrawn themselves too much from the contemplation of nature, and the observations of experience, and have tumbled up and down in their own reason and conceits.

  2. It’s an emergency for polio because the answer is more vaccinations. With autism they haven’t developed a vaccine to overcome it, only one to cause it.

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