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The flu jab saves lives. This is a fact worth spreading | Frances Ryan | Opinion | The Guardian

A bout of flu left me unable to move and on a ventilator for months. Getting more people vaccinated is vital, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan Source: The flu jab saves lives. This is a fact worth spreading | Frances Ryan | Opinion | The Guardian

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′Dangerous′ number of vaccines missed, UN report warns | News | DW | 15.07.2019

Almost 20 million children worldwide missed their vaccinations in 2018, the report said. Misinformation led to many parents avoiding the vaccines as the “anti-vaxx” movement soured public perception. Source: ′Dangerous′ number of vaccines missed, UN report warns | News | DW | 15.07.2019

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Are anti-vaxxers dangerous to their kids and others? | The Latest from WDEL News | wdel.com

Could parents who don’t have their kids vaccinated be a hazard to the community at large? Source: Are anti-vaxxers dangerous to their kids and others? | The Latest from WDEL News | wdel.com

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Measles arrives in Florida, what is it and what can you do?

One case of measles has been reported in the state, with 138 people exposed. Source: Measles arrives in Florida, what is it and what can you do?

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Measles outbreak prompts State Senate Dems to target anti-vaxxers with ad campaign – New York Daily News

Senate Democrats want you to give vaccines a shot. The ongoing measles outbreak and burgeoning anti-vaccination movement have led lawmakers to mount a campaign encouraging New Yorkers to vaccinate their children. Source: Measles outbreak prompts State Senate Dems to target anti-vaxxers with ad campaign – New York Daily News

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Facebook Fights Against Misinformation About Vaccination : TECH & INNOVATION : Science Times

Facebook is taking huge leaps in the fight against anti-vaxxers. The company plans to lower the rank of pages and groups that proliferate false information regarding vaccinations. Source: Facebook Fights Against Misinformation About Vaccination : TECH & INNOVATION : Science Times

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Measles outbreak: Washington state Senate passes bill to eliminate exemption for MMR vaccine – The Washington Post

The bill would make it harder for parents to opt their children out of measles shots in response to the worst measles outbreak in two decades. Source: Measles outbreak: Washington state Senate passes bill to eliminate exemption for MMR vaccine – The Washington Post