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Reader comment on item: A Conspiracy Theory Spreads Polio

Submitted by steveN (United States), May 21, 2012 at 22:42

I sincerely hope that the primitive fears and paranoia that grips these Muslims elders will gradually lessen and the coming generations will not be so suceptible to these rumours and false beliefs. They are endangering the health of their children.

Ironically, in the US, one can sign a form for a child in school that will over-ride health programs out of respect for religious beliefs. So theoretically, if there were people in the US who believed these things, we would be able to do just as little about it.


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