articles tagged: anti vaccination
when confronted with measles, anti-vaxxers and their kids get vaccinated
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when confronted with measles, anti-vaxxers and their kids get vaccinated

It’s one thing to speculate about how evil vaccines are and dismiss the illnesses they’re meant to prevent. But after seeing the effects of measles and whooping cough up close, parents and teenagers are losing their anti-vaxx attitudes.

italy’s five star movement goes full mental anti-vaxxer
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italy’s five star movement goes full mental anti-vaxxer

Evidence-based medicine, vaccination, and good science are out in Italy. Alt med scams, snake oil, and anti-vaccination propaganda are in.

chemicals, the anti-vaccinationist menace
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chemicals, the anti-vaccinationist menace

Brace yourselves. The anti-vax crusade is taking its chemophobia and love for cleansing to a whole new level.

australia’s hccc wags its finger at anti-vaxers
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australia’s hccc wags its finger at anti-vaxers

Australian health watchdogs give the country's most rabid anti-vaxers a scathing rebuke, but doesn't go beyond giving them a slap on the wrist.

jake crosby: the boy who cried pharma shill
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jake crosby: the boy who cried pharma shill

The self-proclaimed investigative journalist for the anti-vax blog Age of Autism is doing the only thing he knows how to do: play six degrees of Big Pharma.

the gmc’s pyrrhic victory over wakefield
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the gmc’s pyrrhic victory over wakefield

Wakefield may have lost his medical license and is no longer able to call himself a doctor, but his damage to public health has been done and will continue.

helping those who won’t help themselves, redux
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helping those who won’t help themselves, redux

The "health freedom" movement has nothing to do with giving you more options because the freedom is from all those pesky safety regulations and scientific studies.

the vaccine manufactroversy hits pbs
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the vaccine manufactroversy hits pbs

Anti-vaxers are on a mission to bring back diseases we eliminated or kept under control by vaccination thanks to Luddism, disinformation, and conspiracy theories.

time.com fawns over anti-vax activists
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time.com fawns over anti-vax activists

Still not grasping the impact of anti-vaccination activists, the media is treating them as bold, outspoken advocates for a different view, not the public health menaces they are.

mooney tackles the anti-vaxers. well, sort of…
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mooney tackles the anti-vaxers. well, sort of…

After failing to fix science education, Chris Mooney is taking his failed approach to the vaccine manufactroversy.

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