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Back From Retirement … JB Handley Quacks Again. | #QuackWatch

Guess who’s back, back again JB Handley’s back, tell a friend Guess who’s back, guess who’s quack OMG it’s JB Handley. Out of retirement (and avoiding journalists on the exposure of Generation Rescue practices … oopsie) is the Mercury Militia Prince of Quacks, Andrew Wakefield worshipper and all around blowhard … (fun fact: first time […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa December 30, 2009

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comWed, Dec 30, 2009, 8:29 PM Google News Alert for: autism Lower autism rate seen in HispanicsWiredPRNews.com (press release)A new study shows a lower autism rate is seen in Hispanic schoolchildren in Texas. New York (WiredPRNews.com) – A recent study shows a lower autism …See all stories on […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa November 15, 2009

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comSun, Nov 15, 2009, 8:29 PM Google News Alert for: autism RE: Vaccines didn’t cause GWS (or autism, or _, or …)OmniNerd (blog)McCarthy and her husband (Jim Carrey) go on Oprah and talk about how vaccines caused their child’s autism and how people shouldn’t get their children …See […]

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Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends: The Jenny and Jim antivaccine propaganda tour has begun – Science-Based Medicine | Circa April 6, 2009

David Gorski on April 6, 2009 As hard as it is to believe, 2009 started out very promising from the perspective of actually countering the misinformation of the antivaccine movement. Antivaccine hero Andrew Wakefield, who with the help of the credulous and sensationalistic media started the entire MMR-autism scare in the U.K. a decade ago, was revealed […]

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J.B. Handley of the anti-vaccine group Generation Rescue: Misogynistic attacks on journalists who champion science – Science-Based Medicine | Circa April 23, 2009

David Gorski on April 23, 2009 There’s been something I’ve been meaning to write about all week, but only just got around to it. There were lots of other things going on at my other online locale, and this topic is such old hat for so many that I really wasn’t sure if it was worth bothering […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa February 10, 2010

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comFeb 10, 2010, 8:30 PM Google News Alert for: autism Pregnancies After 40 Cause Slight Increase In Autism RiskVoice of AmericaEarlier this month, a prestigious medical journal, The Lancet, retracted a report that linked autism to a vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella. …See all stories on this […]

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The growing anti-vaxx movement threatens fight against COVID-19

Even celebrities are not immune to the anti-vaxx belief. What the anti-vaxx campaigners say A team from the George Washington University has been studying the anti-vaxx campaigners’ efforts to undermine the attempt to develop a vaccine. As countries mull easing restrictions and opening up economies, the race against time to find a vaccine has heated […]