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Exclusive: Local mom searches for answers after her autistic son dies at school | WPEC

A mother in mourning is searching for answers two months after her autistic son died at William T. Dwyer High School. Kedar Williams was the light of Megan Williams’ life. Even on Thursday, she is so heartbroken she couldn’t talk to CBS12 News about it on camera. “I would describe him as her whole world. […]

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Disinformation and vaccine hesitancy grips Ukraine – Coda Story

Infectious diseases like measles are making a global comeback. Hardest hit is Ukraine, which has seen the fastest recent rise in measles in the world. Source: Disinformation and vaccine hesitancy grips Ukraine – Coda Story

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‘Ex-Vaxxers’ Speak Out Against New Regulations – The Santa Barbara Independent | Nope, #AntiVaxxers You Be.

Parents gathered to voice their concerns over the states stricter new childhood immunization laws. Source: ‘Ex-Vaxxers’ Speak Out Against New Regulations – The Santa Barbara Independent

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Merck CEO on anti-vaxxers: ‘We have to counter some misinformation’

Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier spoke about the issues that come with vaccine misinformation. Source: Merck CEO on anti-vaxxers: ‘We have to counter some misinformation’

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The Community Voice: Anti-vaxxer’s violence shows cause is morally bankrupt

For years, anti-vaccination activists have demonstrated against laws compelling schoolchildren to be inoculated against diseases like polio, rubella, measles, mumps, diphtheria, whooping cough and others. Now for the first time, this cause has turned violent in an apparent recognition that it will get nowhere on the strength of its own merits and morality. Source: The […]

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GRAPHIC IMAGE | ‘This is an outrage’: Mother of autistic man angry Texas still slow to suspend bad caretakers | wfaa.com

It took nearly a year for the state officials to stop a caretaker who waited hours to call 911 for an autistic man stabbed 85 times with a screwdriver. Source: ‘This is an outrage’: Mother of autistic man angry Texas still slow to suspend bad caretakers | wfaa.com

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Police think missing autistic boy, 12, from Hackney might be riding on buses – MyLondon

Jeremiah hasn’t been seen since Wednesday afternoon (October 9) Source: Police think missing autistic boy, 12, from Hackney might be riding on buses – MyLondon