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New York anti-vaxxers holding ‘measles parties’ as virus spreads | Toronto Sun

Twisted anti-vaxxer parents are holding “measles parties” so their children catch the frequently fatal virus instead of being vaccinated. Source: New York anti-vaxxers holding ‘measles parties’ as virus spreads | Toronto Sun

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Measles outbreak pits Orthodox media against anti-vaxxer movement – Columbia Journalism Review

On Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in select ZIP codes in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a part of New York with a large Orthodox Jewish community where 228 cases of measles have been confirmed since October. The outbreak, the New York Department of Health said, originated with people who […]

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Read the charges against Julian Assange – VICE News

Assange is charged with breaking into U.S. government computers and stealing classified documents. Source: Read the charges against Julian Assange – VICE News

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Thanks to Anti-Vaxxers, Nearly 100 Cases of Measles Reported Last Week | Katie Joy

Measles cases are surging in the United States. With only 3 states banning religious and philosophical exemptions to vaccines, the measles is about to […] Source: Thanks to Anti-Vaxxers, Nearly 100 Cases of Measles Reported Last Week | Katie Joy

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How Russia Sows Confusion in the U.S. Vaccine Debate – Foreign Policy

Not content to cause political problems, Moscow’s trolls are also undermining public health. Source: How Russia Sows Confusion in the U.S. Vaccine Debate – Foreign Policy

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15 charts explain the vaccine problem in the US and the world – Business Insider

Measles is back in the US, thanks in part to an anti-vaccine movement. But there’s a bigger problem abroad, where immunization rates are far lower. Source: 15 charts explain the vaccine problem in the US and the world – Business Insider

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Why ‘anti-vaxxers’ just attended a conference in NJ

Attorney Michael Sussman received a hero’s welcome at an anti-vaccine conference in Newark, NJ, on Saturday. Source: Why ‘anti-vaxxers’ just attended a conference in NJ