Interactive map shows damage done by “anti-vaxxers” worldwide

A five-year study published earlier this month in the journal Social Science and Medicine states that Twitter is flourishing with anti-vaccine sentiment. However, what is interesting is that geography, not politics, that makes a difference. FiercePharma points out researchers found tweets from users in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania posted the highest number… Read More Interactive map shows damage done by “anti-vaxxers” worldwide

Anti-vaccine Michigan mom would rather her son suffer and die

Rebecca Bredow of Detroit, Michigan is facing jail time for refusing to vaccinate her son. ABC News reports that Bredow would absolutely prefer to go to jail than have her son immunized. Originally when she was married, Bredow and her husband, Jason, agreed to stretch out their son’s immunization schedule. Now that they are getting… Read More Anti-vaccine Michigan mom would rather her son suffer and die

Life under a windplant

This 2007 movie is a project of National Wind Watch. It includes interviews residents who live near a wind farm operating in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania. The wind farm was completed in 2001, and this film consists of interviews with residents who have been living with the turbines for 5 years. It discusses not only the annoyances… Read More Life under a windplant

Aussie parents slandered by anti-vaxxers for showing pertussis baby video

Sandra and Turtool Tanrikulu opted not to vaccinate their daughter, Heidi, and are now paying a high price that is literally a matter of life and death. Realizing their mistake, Sandra decided she was going to raise awareness not only about her decision but also educate other parents on the necessity of vaccination. According to… Read More Aussie parents slandered by anti-vaxxers for showing pertussis baby video