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Disjointed Vaccination Policy

The anti-vaccination movement taking hold in the United States is, to me, a strange one.  No scientific evidence exists damning vaccinations as basically injectible autism as the movement seems to believe.   365 more words

UN health agency urges European countries to step up measles vaccination amid outbreaks

BERLIN – The World Health Organization is urging Europe to step up measles vaccination efforts as countries report thousands of cases of the disease.

WHO’s regional office said Wednesday that cases in Europe and Central Asia fell by half from 2013 to 2014 but its goal of eliminating measles there this year is threatened. 79 more words

News

The Evolution of Science: Logical or Psychological [Part 1 of 5]

Debates on topics like the vaccination of children, climate change, and evolution question the authority of science as an approach to understanding the world. While articles like… 290 more words

Evolution

The anti-vaccination movement is effectively killing children, and it must be stopped.

The vaccination debate has been going on for long enough now for me to not have waded in to it, but yet it remains farcical to suggest that vaccines are a main cause of autism, and it is clear to see, in the United States, that parents who have chosen to opt out of the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccines are the main reason for the resurgence of measles, and many other diseases we once thought were eradicated. 440 more words

America

Getting the Point: My Shot at Anti-vaxers

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
-Benjamin Franklin

The recent measles outbreak has brought the vaccination debate to its most prominent head in decades. 297 more words

Advice

Anti-Vaccine Moms Defend Their Stance

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice president. The third is a registered nurse. 928 more words

National News

You Want Me To Vaccinate My Child Just So Yours Can Be Safe? I Don't Think So.

My son is not fully vaccinated.

Because he is not fully vaccinated he runs the risk of catching the measles and passing it onto someone more susceptible to him such as infants and children with medical conditions that prevent them from being vaccinated. 958 more words