Measles infection in unvaccinated children was associated with up to a 70% decline in antibodies to other pathogens following infection, researchers found. After cases of severe measles, unvaccinated children lost a median of 40% (range 11-62%) of their already existing pathogen-specific antibodies and after a case of mild measles, children lost a median of 33% … Continue reading Measles Erases ‘Immune Memory’ of Other Illnesses | Medpage Today
Fact #1: Vaccines do not cause autism. The inaccurate vaccine-autism link traces back to a 1998 paper by a British doctor who would later be stripped of his medical license after his study was found to be — in the words of the British medical journal BMJ — an "elaborate fraud." The UK’s medical licensing … Continue reading 5 facts about vaccines | PolitiFact
On his show "Real Time with Bill Maher," the late night host agreed with a controversial doctor he had on the show, saying vaccines may cause autism. Source: Bill Maher suggests it's 'realistic' for vaccines to cause autism - Insider
The longtime HBO host promoted the views of a well-known vaccination skeptic on his Friday night show. Source: Bill Maher Says Vaccine-Autism Link Is Not 'Crazy': 'We Don't Know S**t' | HuffPost https://www.facebook.com/EveReiland/posts/10156648011192823 Note From Eve: FFS, Bill Maher, just spouted his 'opinion' on vaccines being connected to autism and ... thanks a lot Bill, here … Continue reading Bill Maher Says Vaccine-Autism Link Is Not ‘Crazy’| Eve Reiland says @billmaher, Autistic People Aren’t Your Conspiracy Theory. Stop Harming Us.
A measles infection can cripple a child's immunity against viruses and bacteria for the long-term, leaving them more vulnerable to future infections. Source: Measles infection causes ‘immune amnesia,’ leaving kids vulnerable to other illnesses - Los Angeles Times
A woman has divided opinion with her controversial Halloween costume, with some calling the “costume of the year” while others blasting it as “disgusting and vile”. Source: Woman’s anti-vaxxer Halloween costume sparks controversy
The anti-vaccination movement has led to large pockets of the country that are unvaccinated and vulnerable to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, but large-scale education could undo the damage. Source: Combat anti-vax progress with education and national support | Contemporary Pediatrics