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A tone-deaf protest by anti-vaxxers | Newsday

If the last several weeks have taught us anything, the lesson should be about the importance of research, science, and medical professionals. So it was particularly jarring to note the juxtaposition of the growing concern over the coronavirus and the need for treatment and vaccination for that deadly disease, with the raucous anti-vaccination protests that took […]

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An anti-vaxxer group has been told to stop using the World Health Organisation logo on its ‘misleading’ press releases | Business Insider

An Australian anti-vaccination group has been told by the World Health Organisation to stop using the WHO name and logo on their press releases. Source: An anti-vaxxer group has been told to stop using the World Health Organisation logo on its ‘misleading’ press releases | Business Insider

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ASAN Welcomes Ban of Electric Shock Torture

Today, the Food and Drug Administration released their final ban on the electric skin shock devices used to torture children and adults with disabilities at the Judge Rotenberg Center. The rule will go into effect in 30 days. The JRC will have 180 days to transition people currently subject to this torture off of the […]

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What You Need to Know About a COVID-19 Vaccine – VAXOPEDIA

A COVID-19 vaccine is still 12 to 18 months away. Source: What You Need to Know About a COVID-19 Vaccine – VAXOPEDIA

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How to Self-Quarantine After Being Exposed to a Disease – VAXOPEDIA

To self-quarantine to avoid getting others sick, you have to avoid other people. Source: How to Self-Quarantine After Being Exposed to a Disease – VAXOPEDIA

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#DoctorsSpeakUp About Vaccines – VAXOPEDIA

As #DoctorsSpeakUp, it would help if they become familiar with all of the different ways that we have learned to talk about vaccines to boost vaccine confidence. Source: #DoctorsSpeakUp About Vaccines – VAXOPEDIA

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‘Shame on you, people’: Tattoo artist whose design was altered for Greta stickers speaks out | CTV News

EDMONTON — An Argentinian tattoo artist says X-Site Energy Services altered his design to make the decal that appears to show Greta Thunberg in a sex act, and he wants to take legal action.German Canalla told CTV News Edmonton he received a message on Instagram alerting him of his art being turned into disturbing stickers […]