Category Archives: vaccination

Queensland public high school hired out by antivaxers to show antivax film.

It doesn’t take much due diligence to find out that Andrew Wakefield’s anti-vaccination vanity-film, Vaxxed, is anti-vaccine, or that the Australian promoters of the film are the members of Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network – a disgraced antivax group with a public … Continue reading

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Auckland mothers aim to deliberately infect children with chicken pox and measles

Measles kills. Chicken pox kills. Yes, the severity varies immensely, case by case. But, these illnesses are not harmless childhood diseases. Outbreaks of these diseases are a public health nightmare. The measles and chicken pox vaccines are safe, and they … Continue reading

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Light for Riley attacked in official Vaxxed group run by AVN president

Picture a round-table populated by untreated, angry perianal abscesses, each with their own internet connection. That’s the Australian anti-vaccination movement: infected; weeping offensive, purulent exudate; ready to explode at the slightest of prodding; causing excruciating pain; adjacent to faeces and … Continue reading

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Catherine Hughes again forced to respond to antivax lies about her deceased baby boy

At the heart of anti-vaccination activism and the concomitant abhorrent behaviour which has become normalised – for the anti-vaccination movement, at least, due to incitement from standard-setters such as Meryl Dorey, of the Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network, and Judy Wilyman, of the … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 42

On October 11 2016, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia responded to a number of complaints regarding anti-vaccination material and advice being disseminated by registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and registered midwives, by publishing a new position statement on anti-vaccination misinformation: … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 41

On October 11 2016, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia responded to a number of complaints regarding anti-vaccination material and advice being disseminated by registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and registered midwives, by publishing a new position statement on anti-vaccination misinformation: … Continue reading

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Anti-Vaccination Australia goes after Kitty Flanagan and The Weekly

On April 12 2017 the ABC’s comedy news program, The Weekly, gave us a gem on the dangers posed by the anti-vaccination movement. It was accurate. And it understood the minutiae of the awful anti-vaccination arguments. And Kitty Flanagan was … Continue reading

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As Byron Bay Council defends appearance of professional antivaxer, unimmunised child airlifted to Brisbane with tetanus

On March 15 2017, a deliberately unimmunised seven-year-old child suffering from tetanus was airlifted to Brisbane. From ABC North Coast’s Bruce MacKenzie, today: A northern New South Wales doctor says a seven-year-old child who is in a critical condition after … Continue reading

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Antivaxers violently react to proposed government immunisation-childcare policy and vilify bereaved parents

This news broke today: UNVACCINATED children will be banned from all childcare centres and preschools in Australia under a hard line proposal spearheaded by the federal government. The immunisation rates of all preschools and daycare centres will be made publicly … Continue reading

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Health Australia Party executive charges for online “homeopathic immunisation” consultations

Australian anti-vaccination homeopath, Isaac Golden, is the national secretary for the anti-vaccination Health Australia Party. Homeopathic immunisation is not a thing. It is fraud. It dissuades vulnerable parents from accessing real immunisations for their children. It cons vulnerable parents into … Continue reading

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