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Coronavirus spikes bring states and cities back to the table to discuss protection measures

Twenty-three states have seen spikes in cases compared to last week. The pressure is on for local leaders to respond to regional COVID-19 spikes and records, and some are turning to mask mandates. Statewide, Californians will be required to wear face coverings in indoor public places, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday. To the north, Oregon […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa January 8, 2011

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comJan 8, 2011, 8:29 PM News 10 new results for autism Autism study discredited, but parents still have no answersNorwich BulletinBy By RICHARD MEEHAN In 2009, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported one in every 110 children in the United States suffers from autism. …See […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa January 7, 2011

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comJan 7, 2011, 8:37 PM News 10 new results for autism Talk Back: Vaccines, autism, Wakefield … why is this still an issue?Los Angeles TimesAndrew Wakefield, the doctor who launched — in firebomb fashion — the allegation that childhood vaccines increase the risk of autism was excoriated again […]

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Channel Nine 60 Minutes denies claims it could be axed due to ‘budget cuts’ and ‘tabloid stories’ | Daily Mail Online

Channel Nine has categorically denied reports that 60 Minutes is on the chopping block amid ‘enormous budget cuts’. Channel Nine has categorically denied reports that 60 Minutes is on the chopping block amid ‘enormous budget cuts’. This weekend, The Sunday Telegraph reported that network executives are questioning whether there is still a place for the current affairs […]

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NSW Hollie Hughes anti-vaxxers accuse Australian politician of accusing causing son’s autism  | Daily Mail Online

Liberal NSW senator Hollie Hughes has been harassed with comments urging her to take her own life after opposing views held by Australia’s growing anti-vaxxer movement. Hollie Hughes received more than 1,000 letters from people protesting vaccines The Senator made a Facebook video responding to the anti-vaxxer concerns But Ms Hughes was flooded with vile […]

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Facebook vowed to investigate horrific abuse by anti-vaxxers. Nine months later, no one was penalized – CNN

(CNN)Nine months after Facebook vowed to investigate abuse by anti-vaxxers, no users have been penalized. As detailed in a CNN report last year, anti-vaxxers have posted violent, horrific comments and death threats to vaccine advocates — including mothers who’ve lost their children — calling them the c-word and telling them they deserved to have their children […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa January 6, 2011

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comThu, Jan 6, 2011, 8:29 PM News 10 new results for autism Opinion: Stop Lying About the Autism-Vaccine ‘Link’Fox NewsThe level of frustration I feel every time one of these autism stories comes out just can’t be described. You have no idea what autism really is until you […]