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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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US anti-vaccination leaders incite more threats against Dr Paul Offit

Many posts have been written about the incitement of violence and the violent rhetoric which has become de rigueur in the anti-vaccination movement. The increased vilification of healthcare professionals, researchers, politicians, journalists, bereaved parents, and layperson activists – incited by the likes of … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 2 – Gemma Seabourne: Western Australia.

Gemma Seabourne is a registered nurse from Western Australia. Her Facebook profile lists her position – a clinical nurse – and place of employment, at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital: On March 19 2015, on the 9 News Perth Facebook page, … Continue reading

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The mobbing of Riley Hughes’ family by anti-vaccination thugs

Yesterday, Mamamia published an article which outlined the thuggery of the anti-vaccination movement towards Mia Freedman and the family of Riley Hughes. Riley Hughes passed away from whooping cough, in March 2015. Since then his parents, Catherine and Greg, and … Continue reading

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Embedded in the hive-mind of the anti-vaccination ‘cult’

Okay, it is not strictly accurate to call the anti-vaccination movement a “cult”. One of the main features of a cult is the existence of a supreme leader; anti-vaccinationism is a many-headed beast, with many charismatic leaders – such as … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 66 – adjusting a 3 day old baby in hospital

First off, a quick note: readers will notice that this post is entitled Anti-vaccine chiropractors 66. Where are the other ones, from 51-65? They were previously named Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 1-15.  As I thought the original Anti-vaccine chiropractors series would forever … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 1 – Joanne Howard: Victoria

Welcome to 2016, everyone; and welcome to a brand new series which highlights the anti-vaccination activism of registered Australian nurses and midwives. As with the ongoing series on anti-vaccine chiropractors, posts in this series will feature examples of the anti-vaccination … Continue reading

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Poor Hollie Singleton: the Chicken Pox Party Martyr

By now I’m sure you’ve all heard of Hollie Singleton. She is the chicken pox party advocate who also said this, about “the weak”: …illness keeps population in control and is meant to eliminate the weak and build a stronger … Continue reading

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