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Edward Jenner

You will probably be aware of news items surrounding vaccinations – most likely the MMR controversy initiated by Andrew Wakefield in 1998. This issue resurfaced in 2013 when there was a measles outbreak in Wales, after some parents decided not to vaccinate their children. 462 fler ord

Vaccination

There was once a time when hygiene was scarce, medical treatment consisted of religious leaders performing rituals, and disease was rampant. Thankfully, humanity has lifted itself out of the Dark Ages with the rise of the most successful public health program in history; immunization. 437 fler ord

Jim Carrey, Please Shut Up About Vaccines

Say this for the anti-vax clown car: it never seems to run out of new punchinellos to climb inside. If it’s not scientific fabulist Andrew Wakefield, he of the fraudulent study that got the whole vaccine-autism myth started, it’s Jenny McCarthy, she of the supposedly vaccine-injured son whose autism was cured in part by—yes!—a gluten-free diet because, um, gluten is bad, very bad. 657 fler ord

Anti-Vaxxers: Alive And Infectious In New Zealand

Today 3 News posted this article on their facebook page urging pregnant women to consider getting a whooping cough booster vaccine – it is free and has been for pregnant women in New Zealand for several years, but awareness appears to be low. 435 fler ord

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Wakefielded: Some of the hidden story behind deadly vaccines

Andrew Wakefield is arguably the most polarizing figure in the great vaccine debate. His story is astounding when you hear it in detail. His continued efforts to be a voice for the broken people damaged by vaccines is endearing. 475 fler ord

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IMSS confirms death of two children by "reactions" to vaccines. 29 others hospitalised.

By Carolina Gomez Mena

Sat, 09 May 2015 13:59

Application of vaccines in a health center. Photo Cuartoscuro / Archive

Mexico, DF. The Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) confirmed that two children died and 29 are hospitalized, because ”supposedly” have presented ”adverse reactions associated with the use of vaccines BCG (Tuberculosis), Rotavirus and Hepatitis B. 247 fler ord

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Cracks in the Armour

Strap yourselves in, we’re going to talk about vaccines. We’ll start with a crash course in how vaccines work, and then go on to address the ongoing problem with how we talk about the vaccines and the infamous “autism issue”. 1 742 fler ord

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