Ben Franklin wants you to get a vaccination!

He wrote in his autobiography that β€œIn 1736 I lost one of my sons, a fine boy of four years old, by the small pox, taken in the common way. I long regretted bitterly and still regret, that I had not given (the vaccine) to him by inoculation. This I mention for the sake of parents who omit that operation on the supposition that should never forgive themselves if a child died under it, my example showing that the regret may be the same either way, and that, therefore, the safer should be chosen.”

Janet Verone

New Castle

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