- Dr. Sanjay Gupta notes that vaccines have prevented 6 million deaths every year worldwide
- "The benefit of vaccines is not a matter of opinion," he writes. "It is a matter of fact"
Something kept nagging at me, and it took some time to finally figure out what it was.
It's the idea that this article would be labeled "opinion" or "editorial" in the first place.
Sure, there are some topics that seem to lend themselves appropriately to opinion pages. Vaccines, however, which have prevented 6 million deaths
every year worldwide
and have fundamentally changed modern medicine, should not be on that list.
The benefit of vaccines is not a matter of opinion. It is a matter of fact.