Punch,  53 (1867), 8.

The College of Disease





Vaccination, Health, Disease, Human Development, Quackery, Medical Treatment

    Attacks a circular issued by the British College of Health which warns of the dangers of vaccination, and suggests that 'since Vaccination became compulsory in 1853, there has been more small-pox than ever' and that vaccination causes more diseases than it prevents. Sarcastically suggests that if these claims were true then anybody wishing to kill their children should follow the law and have them vaccinated. Concludes by pointing out that if not vaccinating children does not kill them then administering the college's 'universal medicine' will.

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