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In Vaccine Mandate Discussions, Misinformation Looms Large

In our weekly news roundup: addressing vaccine misinformation, a new nasal spray drug for treating depression, fact-checking science news, and more. Source: In Vaccine Mandate Discussions, Misinformation Looms Large

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Doc says severe autism makes murder suspect unfit for trial | Calgary Sun

The severe autism of a Calgary murder suspect makes him unfit to stand trial, a psychiatrist says.In a letter addressed to provincial court, and filed by defence lawyer Ben Leung as an exhibit on Friday, Dr. Source: Doc says severe autism makes murder suspect unfit for trial | Calgary Sun

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MICHAELA MORRIS: 657,000 reasons disprove vaccination-autism link | Columnists | djournal.com

That booming sound on Tuesday was vaccine advocates dropping the mic. Source: MICHAELA MORRIS: 657,000 reasons disprove vaccination-autism link | Columnists | djournal.com

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Danish study shows no link between autism and vaccines | KMOX-AM

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The debate over vaccines and autism arrived on Capitol Hill this week — as an Ohio teenager explained to Congress why he defied his mother’s wishes and got vaccinated once he Source: Danish study shows no link between autism and vaccines | KMOX-AM

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Autistic child handcuffed to chair at Louisiana Elementary School

A 9-year-old special needs student was handcuffed to a chair at Winnsboro Elementary School. Source: Autistic child handcuffed to chair at Louisiana Elementary School

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Technology Transforming How Autistic People Learn | Felician University, New Jersey Catholic

Felician University held its first Felician Autism Collaboration & Technology Conference. Source: Technology Transforming How Autistic People Learn | Felician University, New Jersey Catholic

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Anti-vaxxers, the Momo challenge … why lies spread faster than facts | Books | The Guardian

With Trump making six false claims a day and bogus Brexit claims spreading, we live in a disorienting post-truth era. It all began with the David Irving trial, writes Jonathan Freedland Source: Anti-vaxxers, the Momo challenge … why lies spread faster than facts | Books | The Guardian