Monthly Archives: February 2016

Anti-vaccine author appears in health insurance advertisement

In 2008, Andi Lew wrote a book with her former husband, anti-vaccine chiropractor and Chiropractors’Association of Australia (Victoria) board member, Warren Sipser. Sipser is/was also a member of the disgraced anti-vaccination organisation, the Australian Vaccination Network. The book – 7 Things … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 3

Grant Francis is an enrolled nurse who works in aged care in the Maitland area. He identifies himself as a nurse on his Twitter profile, which is also from where today’s evidence is taken: Francis is the husband of anti-vaccination … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccination activist’s twin toddlers catch whooping cough

Anti-vaccination activist Lucy Cook has pleaded with me to share this post she made in the rabid antivax group, Anti-Vaccination Australia: The post has since been deleted; but, I am nothing if not helpful. I am only too happy to … Continue reading

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Queensland drug and bereavement counselor tells clients vaccines cause SIDS

Earlier this month, we heard the wonderful news that the Victorian health complaints process was going to be beefed up: A new bill cracking down on dodgy health practitioners, including gay conversion therapists, will be introduced to the Victorian Parliament. … Continue reading

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Therese Kerr: public health menace?

Therese Kerr is mostly famous for being Miranda Kerr’s mother. Therese Kerr has been in the news again recently for her anti-vaccinationism; so I wanted to expand on that a little, as well as her anti-fluoridationism; and both will be … Continue reading

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Queensland antivax activist in attempted Centrelink benefits rort

Ever since the news that child care rebates and benefits – as well as the removal of conscientious and religious exemptions – hit the newsstands in early 2015, anti-vaccination activists have been busily contorting themselves into all manners of dishonest … Continue reading

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Australian Vaccination-and-legal-skeptics Network as inept as ever

Today, the Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network sent out a newsletter updating their perpetually confused, paying membership of the AVN’s progress with a planned legal challenge to the No Jab No Pay legislation, which came into effect on January 1 2016. No … Continue reading

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