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Anti-Vax Facebook Group Told CO Mom to Give Son Elderberries Instead of Tamiflu. Days Later He Died.

The mother of a four-year-old boy in Southern Colorado who died of the flu Wednesday sought advice for “natural” remedies in an anti-vaccine Facebook Source: Anti-Vax Facebook Group Told CO Mom to Give Son Elderberries Instead of Tamiflu. Days Later He Died.

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On Facebook, anti-vaxxers urged a mom not to give her son Tamiflu. He later died.

Online groups that routinely traffic in anti-vaccination propaganda have become a resource for people seeking out a wide variety of medical information. Source: On Facebook, anti-vaxxers urged a mom not to give her son Tamiflu. He later died.

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Want To Hang Out With Your Anti-Vax Friends And Spread Measles In L.A.? Here Are the Hot Spots | Science 2.0

Measles has broken out on the California coast again, as it has done ever since discredited former doctor Andrew Wakefield tried to sell a new vaccine by claiming the existing ones causes autism.When Science 2.0 was in its early days, anti-vaccine sentiment was a tiny fringe of religious people in one group and then a […]

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Anti-vaccination bill draws reaction from both sides

A new bill would remove requirements to have children vaccinated before they come to school. Source: Anti-vaccination bill draws reaction from both sides

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Loop: The New Pixar Short Featuring a Teen Girl With Autism That’s Getting All The Love

This new Pixar short teaches a lesson in empathy, from the studio that brought you Up , Coco , and Toy Story . Source: Loop: The New Pixar Short Featuring a Teen Girl With Autism That’s Getting All The Love