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Italians decided to fight a conspiracy theory. Here’s what happened next. – The Washington Post

It turns out there’s no one way to fight disinformation. Source: Italians decided to fight a conspiracy theory. Here’s what happened next. – The Washington Post

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Why this 7-year-old can’t go anywhere near unvaccinated children

Italy’s rising populist movement is looking to challenge mandatory vaccines for school children and threatening to home school kids if necessary. CNN’s Nina Dos Santos speaks to parents in Italy, on both sides of the debate. Source: Why this 7-year-old can’t go anywhere near unvaccinated children

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An Unvaccinated Girl in Italy Has Tetanus – VAXOPEDIA

An unvaccinated girl in Italy has tetanus and she is in critical condition as her parents are investigated. Source: An Unvaccinated Girl in Italy Has Tetanus – VAXOPEDIA

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Mattarella slams anti-vaxxers – English – ANSA.it

President Sergio Mattarella on Monday slammed anti-vaxxers at a ceremony at the CERN nuclear physicslab in Geneva. It is not the first time that the head of State has come out against vaccineskeptics, whose movement is fairly strong in Italy. © ANSA Source: Mattarella slams anti-vaxxers – English – ANSA.it

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Italian Politician Who Opposes Mandatory Vaccination Gets Chicken Pox – Sputnik International

Massimiliano Fedriga, a senior politician in Italy’s Northern League party was diagnosed with chicken pox last week, after describing Italy’s mandatory vaccination laws as “Stalinist.” Source: Italian Politician Who Opposes Mandatory Vaccination Gets Chicken Pox – Sputnik International

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Anti-vaxxer wants to experiment on kid – English – ANSA.it

An Italian anti-vaxxer doctor wants to “experiment” on a child with mumps in central Italy,according to his Faecbook post Monday. © ANSA Source: Anti-vaxxer wants to experiment on kid – English – ANSA.it

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Froma Harrop: Anti-vaxxers spread plague of ignorance (Gazette Opinion) | Columnists | wvgazettemail.com

An outbreak of measles four years ago at Disneyland focused attention on a growing health menace — the refusal of parents to vaccinate their children. The threat has gone international. The World Health Organization has just named the anti-vaccination movement among the 10 biggest global health crises. Italy is ground zero, thanks to a law […]