As the vaccine for COVID-19 is rolled out around the world, there are some who oppose vaccination. The Anti-Vaccination League poster shows that this was the same in the nineteenth century. Compulsory smallpox vaccination for children was introduced in Britain in 1853. Some people were anxious about its medical effects, while others were concerned about the state imposing vaccination on its citizens.
The smallpox vaccine was the first to be developed against a contagious disease. It is credited with making smallpox the first disease to be eradicated globally. The Covid-19 vaccine was introduced in December 2020. Have you had it yet? Tell us your story.Share your story