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Why does NSW Fair Trading swallow the lies of the AVsN?

This will be a quick post. I had meant to write something about this months ago.

The Australian Vaccination Network was ordered to change its deceptive name… 828 more words

Anti Vaccination

Anti-vaccination nutballs now refusing Vitamin K for their children, as well

Over a single 8-month period, seven infants were admitted to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt for treatment of either cranial or intestinal hemorrhaging due to vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB)…

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Culture

Vaccination vs. reflection

Are you still vaccinating – or did you start thinking?

Anti-vaccination-sticker seen in Berlin.

I think, it’s stupid to negate vaccination completely. A lot of this anti-people believe in strange conspiracies. 55 more words

Propaganda

The importance of relative risk in understanding vaccine effectiveness

A while back I noticed that Greg Beattie was deceiving his readers about pertussis vaccine efficacy by misrepresenting NNDSS data.

Yes, the same Beattie with the bogus claim that vaccines did not reduce infectious diseases. 430 more words

Health

Vaccine adverse events are rare–vast benefits outweigh risks


Via Skeptical Raptor

Like all medical procedures, devices and pharmaceuticals, vaccines are not perfect. What matters is that the benefits, not only medically but also economically, outweigh any risks. 382 more words

Science

Measles, mumps, rubella vaccine isn't linked to autism: large review

TORONTO — It’s new research that may have come in handy for concerned parents as a measles outbreak spread through parts of Canada last year: childhood vaccines are safe and don’t lead to autism, a scientific review suggests. 450 more words

Canada