On Tuesday, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy scolded actor and possible Texas gubernatorial candidate Matthew McConaughey for being hesitant to get his children the coronavirus vaccine, which is a valid concern as a parent considering the deadly possible side effects.
Murthy said, “Many kids have died. Sadly, hundreds of children — thousands — have been hospitalized, and as a dad of a child who has been hospitalized several years ago for another illness, I would never wish upon any parent they have a child that ends up in the hospital."
“And the vaccines have shown in these trials for children 5 through 11 they are more at 90 percent effective in protecting our kids from symptomatic infection,” he continued, claiming that they are “remarkably safe.”
Murthy urged, “Please consider strongly getting your children vaccinated.”
Really? Heart inflammation and failure, paired with blood clots and a myriad of other side effects is "safe" doctor?
This came after McConaughey told Andrew Ross Sorkin at the New York Times DealBook summit that although he is vaccinated, he "couldn’t mandate having to vaccinate the younger kids. I still want to find out more information."
Matthew McConaughey just came out against vaccine mandates for kids. It looks like he's running for Governor of Texas.
— Susan St. James (@SusanStJames3_) November 9, 2021
“I’m vaccinated. My wife’s vaccinated. I didn’t do it because someone told me I had to — [I] chose to do it,” the actor continued. “Do I think that there’s any kind of scam or conspiracy theory? Hell no. We all got to get off that narrative. There’s not a conspiracy theory on the vaccines.”
I stand with Matthew McConaughey on this one. https://t.co/w7FvpHokMW
— Sen. Marsha Blackburn (@MarshaBlackburn) November 10, 2021
Whatever the reason for vaccinating or not vaccinating, the bottom line is that neither should be mandated whatsoever. We have medical freedom for a reason to choose what is put into our bodies.
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