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Sadly, anti-vax quacks win one in New Jersey

The recent failure of New Jersey lawmakers to pass a measure that would have ended all non-medical ­exemptions from mandatory ­immunizations at schools was a victory for anti-vaccination cranks — Source: Sadly, anti-vax quacks win one in New Jersey

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From vagina eggs to anti-vaxxers: is it time for an influencer detox? | Life and style | The Guardian

Scepticism can be healthy – especially when celebrities are pushing debunked nonsense Source: From vagina eggs to anti-vaxxers: is it time for an influencer detox? | Life and style | The Guardian

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Vaccines: TikTok video of Cincinnati doctor Nicole Baldwin goes viral.

Pediatrician Nicole Baldwin’s TikTok went viral. Then came the threats from around the world. Source: Vaccines: TikTok video of Cincinnati doctor Nicole Baldwin goes viral.

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New Version Of ‘Operation’ Just Has Players Use Essential Oils Instead Of Performing A Medical Procedure | The Babylon Bee

PAWTUCKET, RI—In a press release Friday, Hasbro announced a new version of classic board game Operation in which players use essential oils to treat serious medical conditions rather than taking the patient, Cavity Sam, into a hospital for expensive, invasive surgery.Much like the typical version, players draw a card to see which ailment t … Source: New Version […]

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Seattle families rush to meet Jan. 8 vaccination deadline for students – seattlepi.com

Hundreds of Seattle families are rushing to make sure their children can come back to school after winter break, as if they’re not in compliance with vaccination requirements, the district won’t allow them in the classroom. Source: Seattle families rush to meet Jan. 8 vaccination deadline for students – seattlepi.com

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Samoa Measles Outbreak Update: Are Things Finally Turning Around?

Samoa has announced it is no longer in state of emergency and its immunization rates have reached 95 percent against measles. Source: Samoa Measles Outbreak Update: Are Things Finally Turning Around?

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Should I worry about… the anti-vaccination movement? – CGTN

In recent years, there has been a resurgence of preventable diseases across the world. Has the ‘anti-vaxx’ movement anything to do with it? Source: Should I worry about… the anti-vaccination movement? – CGTN