A major funder of the anti-vaccine movement has made millions selling natural health products

By Neena Satija and Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post The nation’s oldest anti-vaccine advocacy group often emphasizes that it is supported primarily by small donations and concerned parents, describing its founder as the leader of a “national, grass roots movement.” But over the past decade a single donor has contributed more than $2.9 million… Read More A major funder of the anti-vaccine movement has made millions selling natural health products

New Jersey Scuttles Closing Vaccine Exemption Loopholes … For Now

The New Jersey legislature came very close to enacting a law, S. 2173, that would end religious or philosophical exemptions parents use to opt-out of vaccinating their children who attend state schools. Unfortunately, according to The New York Times, shortly after S. 2173 was passed by the State Assembly, it stumbled in the New Jersey… Read More New Jersey Scuttles Closing Vaccine Exemption Loopholes … For Now

CrazyMothers Pleads to Stop Being Called “Anti-Vaxxers” Because It’s “Offensive”

By Mia De Graff – Daily Mail An anti-vaccine group called CrazyMothers has issued a plea to retire the term ‘anti-vaxxers’ because ‘derogatory’. In social media posts on Sunday, the group said it is ‘dismissivemy [sic] simplistic, highly offensive and largely false’ to call them ‘anti-vaxxers’ despite the fact that their members oppose vaccinations. The… Read More CrazyMothers Pleads to Stop Being Called “Anti-Vaxxers” Because It’s “Offensive”

Majority of anti-vaccine ads on Facebook were funded by two groups

By Lena H. Sun, November 15, 2019, The Washington Post The majority of Facebook advertisements spreading misinformation about vaccines were funded by two anti-vaccine groups, including one led by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., according to a study published this week. The World Mercury Project, headed by Kennedy, and a California-based organization called Stop Mandatory Vaccination… Read More Majority of anti-vaccine ads on Facebook were funded by two groups

Erica Mena Reveals She’s Anti-Vaccine Via Instagram Stories: ‘Never Inject Them!’

Mizuki Hizaka, Inquisitr, November 19, 2019 Erica Mena is pregnant with a baby girl, and she took to Instagram stories today to reveal her anti-vaccine stance. The first post that was available was a screenshot of an article, which claimed that Japan has the world’s highest life expectancy and lowest infant mortality. The headline suggested… Read More Erica Mena Reveals She’s Anti-Vaccine Via Instagram Stories: ‘Never Inject Them!’

‘Anti-vaxxer’ mom brags she infected trick-or-treaters’ lollipops with CHICKEN POX to give kids ‘natural immunity’

Samantha Lock, Nov. 1, 2019, The Sun AN ‘Anti-vaxxer’ mum has bragged about how she infected ‘trick-or-treaters’ lollipops with CHICKEN POX in order to give kids ‘natural immunity’. The woman, who purported to be a nurse from Queensland in Australia, shared the news over an anti-vaccination Facebook page on Thursday. In the post, the unidentified… Read More ‘Anti-vaxxer’ mom brags she infected trick-or-treaters’ lollipops with CHICKEN POX to give kids ‘natural immunity’

Medical Board Charges San Diego Doctor Who’s Doled Out Dozens of Vaccine Exemptions

The state medical board charged San Diego Dr. Tara Zandvliet with gross and repeated negligence, as well as failure to properly maintain records for writing a medical vaccine exemption under improper circumstances. Will Huntsberry, October 22, 2019, Voice of San Diego In May 2016, Mr. A – as h, e is called in a charging… Read More Medical Board Charges San Diego Doctor Who’s Doled Out Dozens of Vaccine Exemptions

Australian Woman Dies Tragically Due to Lack of Vaccination

Zoe McGinty was a beautiful, 20 year old woman from Australia who died tragically from Meningococcal disease and now her mother, Kristin, is campaigning to raise awareness about the rare, deadly sickness. The only cure for the disease is vaccination that, unfortunately, Zoe was not immunized for. “‘She said she felt unwell… the next morning,… Read More Australian Woman Dies Tragically Due to Lack of Vaccination