Mark Zuckerberg Shows the World He's Pro-Vaccine With Adorable Post

mark zuckerbergNew dad and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just hit another parenting milestone: Taking 1-month-old daughter Max to the doctor for vaccinations! Naturally Zuckerberg posted a (too-adorable) photo documenting this momentous occasion, and showing the world which side he's on in the never-ending vaccine debate.


"Doctor's visit -- time for vaccines!" Zuckerberg captioned the sweet pic:

Doctor's visit -- time for vaccines!

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Friday, January 8, 2016

Awwww, that face!!! As one might expect, Zuckerberg's post has literally gotten millions of likes, with most commenters praising Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla for being responsible and safe. As one might also expect, there was also a fair amount of criticism from anti-vaxxers, slamming the new parents for injecting their infant with "neurological-toxins."

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Haters aside, it's so important that Zuckerberg used his incredibly far-reaching platform to argue in favor of vaccinations. As a mother of three who once agonized over whether or not it was safe to vaccinate my first baby, I completely sympathize with parents who worry about the potential side effects of vaccines -- but there's no denying that they save countless lives every day (and that the diseases these vaccines prevent still kill infants and children). So, as Zuckerberg is someone with so much influence, it's practically his responsibility to advocate for public heath, and it seems that's exactly what he's trying to do.

Hope Max didn't cry too much!


Image via Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook

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