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The anti-vaccination movement is effectively killing children, and it must be stopped.

The vaccination debate has been going on for long enough now for me to not have waded in to it, but yet it remains farcical to suggest that vaccines are a main cause of autism, and it is clear to see, in the United States, that parents who have chosen to opt out of the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccines are the main reason for the resurgence of measles, and many other diseases we once thought were eradicated. 440 fler ord

America

6 wild anti-science theories that won't go away

When people mistrust modern science it can lead them to embrace extreme world views: a hollow Earth, mind-control drugs sprayed from airplanes, poisonous vaccines, and more. 1 134 fler ord

National

Andrew Wakefield and the MMR Vaccine Controversy: What about Mumps and Rubella?

Our last posting, Andrew Wakefield and the Measles Vaccine Controversy (February 9, 2015), discussed how the British journal, The Lancet, published a study by former British surgeon, Andrew Wakefield, which claimed to find a link between autism and the trivalent measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. 1 949 fler ord

Anecdotes

Vaccine misinformation spreads like insidious virus

Measles have returned. Like an aftershocks from an earthquake, the ripple effect of measles outbreaks across the United States are having devastating consequences.

Since Andrew Wakefield… 317 fler ord

Argentina, Vaccines and Collateral Damage

For the last week or so I’ve been thinking about Argentina, vaccines & collateral damage and wondering why they keep circling through my, oh let’s just call it analytical brain function.  1 269 fler ord