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This British Autism Charity Has Promoted “Dangerous” Unlicensed Treatments | Circa Feb 2017

Social media accounts for the Autism Trust UK have promoted unscientific treatments condemned as “harmful”, and claimed false links between vaccines and autism. Source: This British Autism Charity Has Promoted “Dangerous” Unlicensed Treatments

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Robert DeNiro backs $100k reward pushed by anti-vaccine conspiracy theorists | Circa Feb 2017

It comes as a controversial documentary is released in Ireland. Source: Robert DeNiro backs $100k reward pushed by anti-vaccine conspiracy theorists

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On May 5th, 2017, the VAXXED Death Cult came to Ireland. | Frank L. Ludwig

On May 5th, 6258 RT (2017 CE), the VAXXED Death Cult came to Ireland. As with any other cult the location of worship was kept secret, only to be disclosed to disciples who had paid their €25 (as an interviewer pointed out, ‘they are spreading the fear, but they are charging people for it’) two hours before […]

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Police called to clashes at anti-vaccine film | Ireland | The Times | Circa May 2017

Gardaí were called to a cinema in Dublin after a heated exchange between protesters and supporters of Vaxxed, a controversial film that claims vaccinating children causes autism. Demonstrators from Autistic Rights Together, which points to the scientific consensus that there is no such link, protested outside the Tivoli cinema on Francis street in Dublin 8 and […]

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Queensland Police investigate ‘nurse’ over anti-vaxxer Facebook post

It appears the Brisbane woman, who claims to be a nurse, wanted to ‘intentionally infect’ other people’s children with contaminated lollipops. Source: Queensland Police investigate ‘nurse’ over anti-vaxxer Facebook post

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‘Anti-vaxxer’ mum brags she infected trick-or-treaters’ lollipops with CHICKEN POX to give kids ‘natural immunity’ – The Sun

AN ‘Anti-vaxxer’ mum has bragged about how she infected ‘trick-or-treaters’ lollipops with CHICKEN POX in order to give kids ‘natural immunity’. The woman, who p… Source: ‘Anti-vaxxer’ mum brags she infected trick-or-treaters’ lollipops with CHICKEN POX to give kids ‘natural immunity’ – The Sun

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Measles infection causes ‘immune amnesia,’ leaving kids vulnerable to other illnesses – Los Angeles Times

A measles infection can cripple a child’s immunity against viruses and bacteria for the long-term, leaving them more vulnerable to future infections. Source: Measles infection causes ‘immune amnesia,’ leaving kids vulnerable to other illnesses – Los Angeles Times