Tag Archives: Measles

Introducing the antivax AVN’s odious new public officer

The left side of the political spectrum was previously thought to be the home of conspiracy theorists. It has become increasingly apparent, for a number of years, that the right-wing has taken the mantle from the stereotypical mung-bean-loving, toxin-free hippies … Continue reading

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Sydney anti-vaccination activist “soooo excited” if her daughter has measles

Vaccine Free Australia is one of the most rabid of the Australian antivax Facebook groups. It has featured in this blog repeatedly for its orchestrated attacks on bereaved parents, attacks on parents of babies who have contracted whooping cough, plans for … Continue reading

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A Very Vaccine Free Australian Christmas 2015

Anti-vaccination activists in the secret Facebook group, Vaccine Free Australia, decided they would share some of their favourite one-liners which they use when family members harass, vilify and bully them at Christmas time. Deana Nichols kicked off the November 30 … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 51

[Originally published as 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 … Continue reading

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“WIN TV breached for vaccination story” – ACMA

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has handed down its decision on WIN News’ terrible mistake – which it refused to acknowledge – of including anti-vaccine zealot Meryl Dorey in a news segment during a Measles outbreak in South Western Sydney. … Continue reading

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Judy Wilyman finally comes out from under the anti-vaccine rock

Look. I have a man-cold. For all you men out there, you know how much I am suffering at the moment. But, some things cannot pass. This morning I received a group email from Judy Wilyman, in which she has finally … Continue reading

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Australian Vaccination Network named in NSW Parliament as a purveyor of misinformation

Yesterday, in the New South Wales Parliament,  NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner replied to Questions on Notice, asked by Opposition Health Spokesperson, Dr Andrew MacDonald. This is now a matter of public record: The Australian Vaccination Network has not provided accurate … Continue reading

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Medical Observer: Measles, mumps and rubella infections

A very important and excellent article was published two days ago, by Medical Observer. This article needs to be shared far and wide: and, to assist in the dissemination of this important public health message, Medical Observer have by-passed the usual … Continue reading

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That Measles Lie, by Meryl Dorey

Remember this? This is one of the many outrageous comments that led to the formation of a citizens activist group called Stop the Australian (anti) Vaccination Network. This group had seen enough to believe that the deceptively titled Australian Vaccination Network, … Continue reading

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