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Anti-Vaccine mum blames NHS for faulty diode in car's alternator.

A 27-year-old mother of 5 from Whitechapel in East London has blamed the fact that her mother was given a smallpox vaccination in 1975 for a recent alternator fault on her Renault Megane which was found to be due to a faulty diode. 125 more words

Humour

Autism is Evil. WTF? How did we get stuck with this?

You see/hear it on the web or on television or at your dining room table on the holidays. Anti vaccination rants. Vaccinations cause autism.

I saw a video recently about triplets. 772 more words

Writing

Catherine Hughes interviewed on radio about a troll site "fact checking" the Light For Riley charity page

If wasn’t enough for the Hughes family they were then subject, and continue to be subject, to a targeted
campaign of online abuse and harassment from the antivaccination movement.

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Health

The Anti-Disability of Anti-Vaccination

During my final year of undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, I was studying at a café and had with me Seth Mnookin’s controversial new book, … 918 more words

Don’t ban anti-vaxers — Kiwiblog

The SMH reports: The self-proclaimed “world’s number one anti-vaxxer” has been denied permission to visit Australia. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said on Thursday Kent Heckenlively​ would not be able to tour Australia later this year as part of an international campaign calling for a pause in childhood vaccinations.

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KiwiBlog

How a casino got dragged into a divisive social issue

Organisations sometimes find themselves unwittingly caught up in controversy they had no part in. But the reputational damage can still be just as great, especially if they don’t act quickly and firmly. 483 more words

Reputation Risk