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Anti-Vaccine Movement, Racism And COVID-19 Collide In Colorado | KUNC

At a hearing last weekend about a Colorado bill on vaccination, Dr. Reginald Washington had originally planned to make several urgent points in support of the bill. First, that diseases like measles are resurging, and they’re serious. (He’d know. He’s treated patients with complications from measles and pertussis.) Second, due to COVID-19, children are missing well-child visits […]

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Snapshot | Google News Alert for: autism | Circa August 22, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comAug 22, 2008, 11:33 AM Google News Alert for: autism Autism Spectrum Disorder Bill Becomes LawHicksville Illustrated News – Hicksville,NY,USAFor too long, professionals have waited to address the needs of children with autism and this new law takes a proactive approach for children,” said Alfano …See all stories […]

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Archived | Autism Society of America: Resources for Gulf Coast Families Affected by Autism | Circa September 11, 2008

Autism Society of America asanet@autism-society.org via bounce.convio.net  Thu, Sep 11, 2008, 2:48 PM to genevieve If you are unable to view the message below, please go to http://www.autism-society.org/site/MessageViewer/. IN THIS ISSUEASA News >>Advocacy >>Research >>Education >>Conferences >>Resources >>PROUD SPONSOR  PROUD SPONSOR     Update email preferences | Forward to a friendNEWS Resources for Gulf Coast Families Affected by Autism ASA stands ready to assist families and individuals with autism spectrum disorders in finding […]

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Vaccinating Misinformation: Past outbreak highlights dangers of current ‘info-demic’ | KSTP.com

As scientists work to find a vaccine for COVID-19, public health experts and community advocates are already bracing for a new wave of misinformation that could undermine efforts to protect people from the virus.In Minneapolis, the impact of misinformation about a highly contagious disease is far from hypothetical – leaders in the city’s Somali community […]

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Vaccines can prevent fatal complications from measles, study affirms | | foxcarolina.com

Measles may lead to serious, fatal complications not often associated with the disease, a new study finds. Source: Vaccines can prevent fatal complications from measles, study affirms | | foxcarolina.com

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Wakefield Gets Message From Autistic Community In Paris | Louis Brunel, Crimson Âû

This event took place in Paris, France June 13, 2019. Autistic activist Louis Brunel attended the Antivaxxer event with Andrew Wakefield, and delivered a message from the Autistic community. One of the most badass moments of 2019. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crimson8/

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Want To Hang Out With Your Anti-Vax Friends And Spread Measles In L.A.? Here Are the Hot Spots | Science 2.0

Measles has broken out on the California coast again, as it has done ever since discredited former doctor Andrew Wakefield tried to sell a new vaccine by claiming the existing ones causes autism.When Science 2.0 was in its early days, anti-vaccine sentiment was a tiny fringe of religious people in one group and then a […]