Melanie’s Marvelous Measles

A book that Myles Power finds disgusting as it is marketed towards children. Melanie’s Marvelous Measles promotes the idea that vaccinations are ineffective and that children should actively try to contract measles.

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

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

Meet the pediatricians who help parents opt-out of vaccinating their kids

Citing a school in Michigan closing down due to a pertussis outbreak, the science and commentary website iO9 took the opportunity to not only highlight the problem in states, like Michigan, who make it easy for parents to opt-out of vaccinating their children but also to profile a group of sympathetic pediatricians who help them… Read More Meet the pediatricians who help parents opt-out of vaccinating their kids