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Measles warning letters: Chicago-area hospitals will tell anti-vaccine parents their kids are at risk – Chicago Tribune

Following news of measles outbreaks across the country, local health systems are increasingly reaching out to parents who don’t vaccinate their kids, hoping to change their minds. Source: Measles warning letters: Chicago-area hospitals will tell anti-vaccine parents their kids are at risk – Chicago Tribune

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Anti-vaxxers are comparing themselves to Holocaust victims — who relied on vaccines to survive – The Washington Post

The comparison is offensive. It’s also historically wrong. Source: Anti-vaxxers are comparing themselves to Holocaust victims — who relied on vaccines to survive – The Washington Post

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Anti-vaccine parents are often white, college-educated, ‘Whole Foods moms’

The CDC says that the percentage of children who are unvaccinated has quadrupled since 2001. Source: Anti-vaccine parents are often white, college-educated, ‘Whole Foods moms’

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Osher Günsberg, 45, takes a swipe at anti-vaxxers as he shares a photo of himself getting immunised | Daily Mail Online

He recently expressed his concern over a growing community of ‘dog anti-vaxxers’ in Sydney’s suburb of Bondi. Source: Osher Günsberg, 45, takes a swipe at anti-vaxxers as he shares a photo of himself getting immunised | Daily Mail Online

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Anthony Mundine warns parents against vaccinating their children | Daily Mail Online

Retired Australian boxer Anthony Mundine wrote: ‘Don’t vaccine your kids period! (sic) The government bully (sic) you into vaccine! Do your research & watched (sic) the documentary vaxxed.’ Source: Anthony Mundine warns parents against vaccinating their children | Daily Mail Online

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‘Extremely dangerous’, a ‘peanut’: Anthony Mundine slammed over anti-vaxxer stance

  Paralympian Kurt Fearnley and the federal Health Minister have called out the former boxer over his tweets. Source: ‘Extremely dangerous’, a ‘peanut’: Anthony Mundine slammed over anti-vaxxer stance

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New York City Has Declared A Measles Public Health Emergency Order

The city’s health department declared a public health emergency, saying people could be fined up to $1,000 for disobeying a mandatory vaccination order. Source: New York City Has Declared A Measles Public Health Emergency Order