Catholic Medical Quarterly Volume 69(3) August 2019

Hoc Tempore:
Catholics Are Needed In Healthcare!

Dr Adrian Treloar

Aborted tissue cell line vaccines.

The failure of national and international vaccine programmes to meet “herd immunity” uptake targets has been repeatedly in the news recently. Therefore in this issue we publish a long awaited article on the ethics of using vaccines derived from aborted foetal tissue cell lines.

It is an important issue: Catholic parents are refusing the rubella vaccine because, in conscience, many feel that they should not accept it. See page 13.