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California Focus: Anti-vaxxers need a dose of reality

Anti-vaxxers grow more aggressive as they’re challenged. Source: California Focus: Anti-vaxxers need a dose of reality

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Measles cases in first three months of 2019 up 300% globally, WHO says | The Independent

A global resurgence of measles showed no sign of slowing down as preliminary data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) revealed the number of cases quadrupled in the first three months of 2019 in Source: Measles cases in first three months of 2019 up 300% globally, WHO says | The Independent

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Parents Sue the City of New York Over Emergency Vaccination Order

A group of anonymous parents in Williamsburg, Brooklyn has filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court over an emergency order by Mayor Bill de Blasio mandating that unvaccinated individuals to get their shots. The lawsuit claims the parents all have a religious objection to vaccines; it also cites notorious and incorrect anti-vaxxer claims […]

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Measles cases in first three months of 2019 up 300% globally, WHO says | The Independent

A global resurgence of measles showed no sign of slowing down as preliminary data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) revealed the number of cases quadrupled in the first three months of 2019 in Source: Measles cases in first three months of 2019 up 300% globally, WHO says | The Independent

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Measles Cases Skyrocket 43% as Anti-Vaxxers Head to Court

The disease has now been reported in 20 states. Source: Measles Cases Skyrocket 43% as Anti-Vaxxers Head to Court

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Should the media play a role in combating the anti-vaxxer movement? – MediaFile

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn due to an outbreak of measles in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities. Measles was declared to be eliminated from the U.S. in 2000, but has since returned. This was the second Source: Should the media play a role in combating the […]

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Meghan McCain says SNL parody of her ‘is a huge pop cultural honor’ – The Washington Post

Unlike the president, McCain responded positively to being portrayed by Aidy Bryant on this week’s episode. Source: Meghan McCain says SNL parody of her ‘is a huge pop cultural honor’ – The Washington Post