Any anti-vaccine activists worth their weight in salt will tell you that thimerosal is ultimate evil because it contains mercury. Never mind that it is metabolized into ethyl mercury, not methyl mercury.
No, those ads illustrating the scoop aren't a mistake. It's real 100% moron advocating feeding bleach to children.
You reallly should be following this blog. "Reuben" knows his stuff.
The News on Sunday Clerics recruited into Pakistan's polio vaccination effort The National The strategy is part of renewed efforts to push back against anti-vaccination propaganda and Taliban violence targeting polio workers in the predominantly...
One can only bemoan the criminally negligent stupidity of the fuckwits in the CIA who started all this by creating a fake vaccination campaign in order to find Bin Laden.
It seems obvious, but apparently it’s not: getting someone banned from Facebook for posting polite, factual comments you disagree with is a problematic tactic. If that’s what you have to resort to, it means that you have no credible arguments. It is also reflects badly on your debating ethics.
Dorit Reiss, bless her and shield her from the vicious personal attacks the AVN fanatics dish out, once again exposes their vile and dishonest tactics.
Survey: Most parents who seek vaccination exemptions are Anglo Santa Fe New Mexican.com College-educated, Anglo parents in New Mexico are the most likely to seek exemptions from required public health vaccines for their school-age children,...
But if you look closely, the highest number of exemptions goes to: the Waldorf school. Not antivax, eh?
India vaccine hysteria puts children's lives at risk Reuters AlertNet (blog) The lack of outrage contrasts sharply with frenetic debate in India around the pentavalent vaccine, a five-in-one inoculation that protects children against hepatitis B,...
Strong words for a dire situation. Anti-vax lies *are* putting people, especially children, at risk. The risks *do* include disability and death.
Those who publish and spread lies have blood on their hands.
Toronto Star WHO and the Philippine Government launch mass vaccination campaign Reuters AlertNet WHO and the Philippine Department of Health have launched a vaccination campaign to prevent outbreaks of measles and polio among survivors of Typhoon...
It's bad enough losing all your possessions and some of your family without contracting a potentially crippling or lethal disease as well. Important work here. Suppliers of rosaries, take note.
The medical community has lost a lot of ground on communicating the necessity of vaccines. For years, we told our patients “now it's time for the shots” and our patients signed consent forms and stuffed vaccine information ...
PARENTS have been advised to ensure their children are adequately immunised following a confirmed case of measles in Torbay. Public Health England (PHE) confirmed it was working with Torbay Council...
Even if you're only going to the seaside for your holidays, get yer jabs in.
The children really won't appreciate spending most of the hols feeling really ill in bed - if they're lucky. The unlucky ones.... well, have you noticed how few children wear glasses and/or hearing aids these days?
GENEVA (Reuters) - Heavy fighting has prevented health workers from getting polio vaccine to an estimated 100,000 Syrian children in the northeastern province of Raqqa, United Nations aid agencies said (Fighting halts polio vaccination in northern...
Great. And it was already an emergency vaccination campaign.
NBC Bay Area Demand for flu vaccine climbs as season's death toll rises Palo Alto Online With flu season in full swing and more than a dozen flu-related deaths reported in the Bay Area as of today, many residents are getting vaccinated, and flu...
There are quite a few similar stories of a huge increase in demand for the flu vaccine, as this saeson's strain proves to be one of the really nasty ones.
India will be officially declared “polio-free” on January 13 by the World Health Organisation. There hasn’t been a new case of polio in three years, but the threat of re-infection from across the border looms large.
And of course, if it wasn't for anti-vaxers, this would have happened sonner.
Woman Who Was Never Vaccinated: I've Had Measles, Mumps, Meningitis Jezebel On Friday morning, the Australian website Mamamia republished an article originally written for the parent-led non-profit Voices for Vaccines by Amy Parker, an English...
"As healthy as my lifestyle seemed, I contracted measles, mumps, rubella, a type of viral meningitis, scarlatina, whooping cough, yearly tonsillitis, and chickenpox, some of which are vaccine preventable. In my twenties I got precancerous HPV and spent 6 months of my life wondering how I was going to tell my two children under the age of 7 that mummy might have cancer before it was safely removed."
CNN Pregnant nurse: I was fired for refusing flu vaccine CNN (CNN) -- A pregnant nurse tells CNN she was fired from her job after she refused to get a flu shot for fear of miscarrying. "I'm a healthy person.
Bloody idiot. The flu vaccine would reduce risk of miscarriage, not increase it.
As for "not enough studies on pregnant women", Ob-Gyns disagree. There's sufficient evidence to consider that the flu jab is safe and even disirable for pregnant women.
One thing I try to do is not to alienate people to the point that they’ll outright hate me. Even my so-called enemies get some measure of compassion from me. When I have a falling-out with a friend or colleague, I try to make things better.
A look at the egotism, contradictions, and shrill hate of the anti-vaccine propaganda lobby.