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‘Parents call the shots.’ Group rallies to demand vaccine choice – HoustonChronicle.com

Several hundred advocates pushed for anti-vaccination bills at the Texas Capitol on Thursday. Source: ‘Parents call the shots.’ Group rallies to demand vaccine choice – HoustonChronicle.com

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Outrage Erupts After Homeopath Admits to Giving Child Bleach | Katie Joy

A homeopath shared on Facebook that she treated a child with bleach and fecal pellets. The post elicited outrage and calls for her arrest. Source: Outrage Erupts After Homeopath Admits to Giving Child Bleach | Katie Joy

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Anti-vaccine activists have doctors ‘terrorized into silence’ with online harassment – Los Angeles Times

Commenters called one doctor a “pharma vaccine whore and a “child killer” after she used Facebook to encourage her patients to get flu shots. Public health advocates say anti-vaccine activists flood social media with coordinated attacks. Source: Anti-vaccine activists have doctors ‘terrorized into silence’ with online harassment – Los Angeles Times

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Anti-vaxxers who intimidate physicians into silence pose a threat to public health – Los Angeles Times

A retired pharmacist warns of the dangers posed by well-organized anti-vaccine activists who harass doctors for encouraging immunization. Source: Anti-vaxxers who intimidate physicians into silence pose a threat to public health – Los Angeles Times

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Lorna Subritzky: Elected officials should not push anti-vax agenda

A medical researcher says it’s a good idea to keep unvaccinated children away from school as 37 cases of measles have been identified in Canterbury.Sir D Source: Lorna Subritzky: Elected officials should not push anti-vax agenda

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Concerned mothers name and shame their anti-vax neighbour in viral let | indy100

The anti-vax movement is extremely dangerous. Just three months into 2019, there have already been confirmed measles outbreaks in 15 states and New York has been forced to ban unvaccinated children Source: Concerned mothers name and shame their anti-vax neighbour in viral let | indy100

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Measles outbreak: Rockland County becomes epicenter of vaccine debate

Rockland County, New York, declared a state of emergency this week over its measles outbreak. Reaction has been swift and divisive. Source: Measles outbreak: Rockland County becomes epicenter of vaccine debate