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Kentucky governor’s comments about vaccines adding to misinformation, experts warn | KSRO

Scott Olson/Getty ImagesScott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  The governor of Kentucky isn’t the only notable politician to question the necessity of vaccines, but experts warn that such comments are not happening in a vacuum, and could be Source: Kentucky governor’s comments about vaccines adding to misinformation, experts warn | KSRO

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Kentucky chickenpox, Peter Hotez on Joe Rogan and Huntington’s disease – Outbreak News Today

On Sunday’s program I take a quick look at the chickenpox outbreak in Northern Kentucky, the lawsuit, Gov. Matt Bevin and “chickenpox parties”. A guest on the show a number of times, Dr Peter Hotez appeared on one of the largest podcasts out there–The Joe Rogan Experience, where they discussed infectious diseases, vaccines and autism […]

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Italian Politician Who Opposes Mandatory Vaccination Gets Chicken Pox – Sputnik International

Massimiliano Fedriga, a senior politician in Italy’s Northern League party was diagnosed with chicken pox last week, after describing Italy’s mandatory vaccination laws as “Stalinist.” Source: Italian Politician Who Opposes Mandatory Vaccination Gets Chicken Pox – Sputnik International

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American anti-vaxxers quarantined after children contract measles in Costa Rica’s first case for 13 years | The Independent

Two American children who had not been vaccinated by their parents have fallen ill with measles in Costa Rica, in the first case to originate in the country for 13 years. The Ministry of Health Source: American anti-vaxxers quarantined after children contract measles in Costa Rica’s first case for 13 years | The Independent

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GoFundMe Bans Anti-Vaxxers Who Raise Money to Spread Misinformation : MEDICINE & HEALTH : Science Times

Activists have raised more than $170,000 for their anti-science message. Anti-vaxxers have long used GoFundMe to raise money to spread their dangerous message-but now the site is cutting them off, The Daily Beast has learned. Source: GoFundMe Bans Anti-Vaxxers Who Raise Money to Spread Misinformation : MEDICINE & HEALTH : Science Times

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GoFundMe bans anti-vaxxer funding campaigns to curb misinformation – SlashGear

Crowdfunding platform GoFundMe has banned campaigns that seek funds for spreading misinformation related to vaccines, the company has revealed. The platform has been used in the past by anti-vaxxer… Source: GoFundMe bans anti-vaxxer funding campaigns to curb misinformation – SlashGear

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The four types of anti-vaxxers on social media and how to combat them | The New Daily

These are four types of anti-vaxxer activists on social media. And these are the best ways to interact with them. Source: The four types of anti-vaxxers on social media and how to combat them | The New Daily