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Measles outbreak hits south London with almost 90 cases across number of schools | London Evening Standard

Almost 90 cases of measles have been reported in a south London borough, with warnings that unvaccinated children could be excluded from schools. Parents in Wandsworth have been warned by Public … Source: Measles outbreak hits south London with almost 90 cases across number of schools | London Evening Standard

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A Cinema In London Has Pulled A Documentary By A Disgraced Anti-Vaccine Activist | Circa 2017

Vaxxed, directed by the struck-off doctor Andrew Wakefield and already pulled from a US film festival, was to be premiered – with a Q&A featuring Wakefield – at the Curzon cinema in Soho. Source: A Cinema In London Has Pulled A Documentary By A Disgraced Anti-Vaccine Activist

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Measles warning as London sees worst fall in MMR vaccination rates for children | London Evening Standard

A fresh alert over measles was sparked today when London was revealed to be the area worst hit by a nationwide fall in the uptake of the MMR vaccine. The proportion of children to receive the vaccine Source: Measles warning as London sees worst fall in MMR vaccination rates for children | London Evening Standard

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Autistic Londoners issued with ‘autism alert’ cards by police – KTVZ

Police in London have launched an autism card program aimed at improving interactions between officers and people with autism. Source: Autistic Londoners issued with ‘autism alert’ cards by police – KTVZ

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As Seen On Facebook | Tonight AIM’s Emma Dalmayne went to hear Peter Hotez speak on his new book ‘Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachels Autism’.

Tonight AIM’s Emma Dalmayne went to hear Peter Hotez speak on his new book ‘Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachels Autism’. Emma had the honour of meeting Peter Hotez, and was so excited to meet Brian Deer! Brian is incredible and was the main driving force in exposing quack Andrew Wakefield on his fraudulent Lancet paper […]

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Matt Hancock vows to fix ‘broken’ system segregating people with autism and learning disabilities

Every patient held in long-term segregation or seclusion is to be reviewed by independent advocates to fix a ‘broken’ care system for autistic people and people Source: Matt Hancock vows to fix ‘broken’ system segregating people with autism and learning disabilities

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‘Broken’ care system locks kids as young as 11 with autism away for years on end

KIDS as young as 11 with autism are been locked away for years on end after being let down by “broken” care system, a new report warns. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) was told of 62 … Source: ‘Broken’ care system locks kids as young as 11 with autism away for years on end