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J.B. Handley versus vaccine science. Again. Not surprisingly, J.B. loses. – Science-Based Medicine | Circa August 13, 2018

by David Gorski 

Our old friend anti antivaccine activist J. B. Handley invokes the “vaccines didn’t save us” gambit. It doesn’t go well for him.

Regular readers of my not-so-secret other blog are probably aware that a week and a half ago I went undercover, into the belly of the beast so to speak, to an antivaccine panel discussion held by a local candidate for Congress and featuring my state representative, Jeff Noble. They also know that last week antivaxers were trying to entice me into appearing on a panel with antivaxers as the token pro-science skeptic. (I declined, but did get a fun blog post out of it.) These two recent events got me to thinking—or perhaps I should say “thinking again”—about the tactics and tropes favored by the antivaccine movement. This thinking came into relief when I came across this not so little gem of antivaccine misdirection by an old “friend” of mine, J.B. Handley. …

Source: J.B. Handley versus vaccine science. Again. Not surprisingly, J.B. loses. – Science-Based Medicine


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