Vaccine Denial is Still Largely on the Left

Two very interesting articles published last Thursday by The New York Times point out that anti-vaccine activism is largely on the political Left. In light of a measles outbreak in Rockland County, New York, the Grey Lady profiled the Green Meadow Waldorf Schools based out of Chestnut Ridge that are bastions of anti-vaccine activism. According…

Anti-Vaxxers Vitriolic After New York Ends Exemptions

By Bernadette Hogan and Chris Perez June 13, 2019 | New York Post “And these are the religious people?!” The state Capitol turned into a chaotic scene Thursday as both houses of legislature — and eventually Gov. Cuomo — passed a bill that will end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements.…

Doctor Invents Conspiracy Theory to Convince Mom to Vaccinate Her Child

by Joe Sommerlad – Independent Persuading committed anti-vaxxers into protecting their children against harmful diseases is undoubtedly one of the most exasperating tasks faced by modern GPs. Alarmed by the minor side effects many experience after being injected with a small quantity of a given disease microbe – administered to cultivate the body’s immune system…

New York Measles Outbreak Spurns Anti-Semitism

With the measles outbreak in New York City, it has also resulted in a spike in anti-Semitism. The Atlantic reports: “Since September 2018, 535 cases have been confirmed in Brooklyn and Queens alone, largely concentrated in Orthodox Jewish communities. Another 247 cases have been confirmed in Rockland County, north of New York City, also largely…

US faces worst measles epidemic in thirty years

Sky News looks at the impact of the small, but vocal, anti-vaccine movement in the US, where a disgraced former British doctor has become a celebrity. Never forget that the anti-vaccine movement is an environmentalist front that seeks to kill off humans by weaponizing diseases (like measles or small pox) so people can die slow,…