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Are You “Vaccine Hesitant”? You Might Be In A Cult

The World Health Organization recently declared that “vaccine hesitancy” was one of the top 10 threats to global health. This is just the latest harmful consequence of the anti-vax movement. Source: Are You “Vaccine Hesitant”? You Might Be In A Cult

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The Complex Ethical Codes of Anti-Vaxxers – Pacific Standard

The World Health Organization recently named a reluctance or refusal to vaccinate one’s children as one of the 10 most pressing health issues of 2019. Solving the vaccination gap—and thus preventing problems like the current measles outbreak in Washington State—will require a better understanding of what drives loving mothers and fathers to make the dangerous decision not to […]

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Bernard Rimland | Circa 1928 – 2006

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to navigationJump to search Bernard Rimland Bernard Rimland (second from right) in front of the Autism Research Institute (ARI) Born November 15, 1928Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Died November 21, 2006 (aged 78)San Diego, California, U.S. Residence USA Citizenship American Alma mater San Diego State University (Bachelor’s)Pennsylvania State University (PhD) Known for Autism: researched causes, epidemic, the thiomersal theory, and biomedicaltreatment. Scientific career Fields Psychology Institutions […]

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Peter Hotez – Wikipedia | Circa 2018 Autistic Ally

Peter Hotez From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia     Jump to navigationJump to search Peter Hotez Born Peter Jay Hotez May 5, 1958 Hartford, Connecticut Nationality American Alma mater Yale University (B.A.) Weill Cornell Medical College(M.D.) Rockefeller University (Ph.D.) Scientific career Fields Vaccinology, Neglected Tropical Disease Control, Public Policy, Global Health Institutions George Washington University Medical School, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, James […]

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Travel-Associated Measles Outbreaks On the Rise in US

On the heels of the World Health Organization (WHO) listing vaccine hesitancy as one of the top public health threats of 2019, Clark County, Washington, has declared a public health emergency due to a measles outbreak occurring primarily in unvaccinated children. “Measles is often the first breakthrough infection we see because it is so highly contagious.” Peter […]