Category Archives: skeptic

Death threats against Dr Paul Offit and family published on NVIC Facebook page

Barbara Loe Fisher and her cronies at the US National Vaccine Information Center know how to get a rise out of their panting whackaloons: mention the name “Paul Offit”; make sure it’s mentioned in a Strawman; make sure it’s a … Continue reading

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Andi Lew. Just a mum? On the media interviewing anti-vaccinationists.

The last few days have been a flurry of media stories regarding the release of new immunisation uptake rates in Australia. Rosalie Hilleman has a collection here. False balance on health stories has long been a problem in media all … Continue reading

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It’s Brandivino all around at the anti-vaccination network

I really didn’t want to write this post. So much has been written about the remnants of the grubby little anti-vaccination cabal, the Australian Vaccination Network, in the last few days that I didn’t think it necessary to add anything. … Continue reading

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The Australian (anti) Vaccination Network: a charity no more

In what has turned out to be an auspicious week for public health there is now news that the vile anti-vaccination pressure group, the Australian Vaccination Network has “surrendered” its Charitable Fundraising Authority. There is no word on how these … Continue reading

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HCCC Public Warning about the Australian (anti) Vaccination Network 2014

The anti-vaccination pressure group, the Australian Vaccination Network yesterday published its latest award. Awarded for excellence in the fields of callousness and cruelty, dishonesty, hypocrisy, defamation, ineptitude, grandiosity, perjury, hubris, and legal vexatiousness; and with special mentions in the fields … Continue reading

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CAA’s Jennifer Barham-Floreani talking at anti-vaccine chiropractic conference

Three months ago I wrote that Jennifer Barham-Floreani – one half of the Australian chiropractic glamour couple, with her husband Simon; members of the anti-vaccine pressure group the Australian Vaccination Network – is to present a talk at the CalJam … Continue reading

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Dear NSW Premier and Ministers: this is what Meryl Dorey and her AVN really think

Meryl Dorey, the leader of the callous anti-vaccination pressure group, the Australian Vaccination Network, likes to tell all and sundry that she and her public health menace of a cult are not anti-vaccine. She claims that because her rotten little … Continue reading

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The Congress of the Chiropractor – Dynamic Growth 2014

Whenever I am reminded of the annual chiropractic event, the Dynamic Growth Congress (DGC), run by the Australian Spinal Research Foundation (ASRF), I think of the Kama Sutra: deep in your heart of hearts you have this ominous feeling that, … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 2

Today’s post will be rather underwhelming compared to the last one. That one was napalm-grade. But, it shouldn’t be underwhelming. The problem of chiropractors spreading misinformation about immunisation and other health-related issues still exists. And there doesn’t appear to be … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 1

Just when I thought I was out…they pull me back in. ____________________________________ If I earned an income from a mere whiff of the promise that the saliva of arrogance, ignorance, and hubris which drools from the side of the mouth … Continue reading

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