Medical Halachah: Vaccination in Halachah

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Nov 6, 2016
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1 hr 17 min 29 sec
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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References: Shabbat: 82a Bava Kamma: 15b Bava Metzia: 112a Yevamot: 72a 

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Overview of the subject: Is there a duty to protect one's health proactively? How do we determine the halachic legitimacy of a medical recommendation? Must a parent vaccinate his child? Must one vaccinate himself in order to protect others?

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