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Princesses, Slaves, and Explosives: The Scandalous Origin of Vaccines

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Today's soccer moms have enough trouble accepting super-safe vaccinations that have no live virus into the bodies of their precious babies... but what if someone told you that you would have to let a witch-doctor stick a sewing needle dripping with the pus of a scarred old convict into your child? That is how scary smallpox used to be.

You're right, that's way more frightening than vaccination. 

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