Taylor Winterstein, the wife of N.R.L. Panthers Samoan star Frank, has cancelled overseas anti-vaccination seminars – including one she planned to be held in Samoa next month.
This follows backlash that her beliefs could wipe out Samoa’s population, with some health experts criticising her “concerning beliefs”.
Daily Mail Australia reports that Mrs. Winterstein, who does not immunise her kids Ziggy and Hendrix, cancelled her $200-per-ticket “Making Informed Choices” seminar in Samoa and New Zealand.
Samoa’s Ministry of Health Director General, Leausa Dr. Take Naseri described the seminars as a “public health threat”.
“One serious virulent virus can wipe out this population in less than two weeks,” Dr. Naseri told this newspaper in an earlier interview. …