It’s the economy, stupid.
Whether the UK adopts universal, even compulsory, immunisation
against the chicken pox virus, would appear to depend on a heady mix of
pharma-political chicanery, society’s comprehension, or lack of it, for
the scientific crystal ball gazer and the taxpayer attitude to further
massive financial risk taking. And this is probably why the BMJ has
commissioned an economist to report on the success of the American
experiment in varicella vaccinatory compulsion.
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