Kat Von D Slammed (Again) For Anti-Vaccination Stance

On Saturday Tattoo artist, makeup entrepreneur and mom-to-be Kat Von D posted a demonstration of her tattoo-themed eye liner. According to Yahoo News, some of her followers also used the occasion to blast Von D for her anti-vaccination views. Some of the more colorful remarks made were: Omg, love the eye makeup. Whats the name…

Anti-Vaccine Group Attempts to Hold Up Lyme Disease Vaccine

Later this year, the French company Valneva SE will begin Phase 2 clinical trials of a lyme disease vaccine the company is developing underwent successful Phase 1 tests beginning in March. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company’s Chief Financial Officer, David Lawrence, says it will be at least five years before their vaccine…

How an Anti-Vaccine Group Undermined A Lyme Disease Vaccine

The United States isn’t just at risk for outbreaks of measles, mumps, rubella, smallpox, chickenpox, polio and other deadly diseases, it is also at risk for an outbreak of another deadly illness: lyme disease. Forbes published a very interesting article today that reveals why the US does not have a lyme disease vaccine. Radio and…

Kat Von D Isn’t Against Vaccines Except When She Is

Poor Kat Von D, she keeps digging her hole much deeper trying to lessen the damage done from her disclosing on social media on how she would raise her child. What she did not count on, as one blogger at Hollywood Gossip points out, is that the boycott effort over Kat Von D’s maternity choices…

Kat Von D Will Kill Her Baby

Tattoo artist Kat Von D is in hot water with her fans. Buzzfeed News points out the recently pregnant make up mogul elected for a midwife, an at-home water birth and intends to raise her child vegan and vaccine-free. After her announcing these lifestyle changes and disclosing her anti-vaccination views, she experienced back-lash with a…

15 U.S. Cities Identified as Anti-Vaccine “Hotspots”

A new study published in the Public Library of Science Journal suggests more children are vulnerable to contagious diseases resulting from a number of metro areas nationwide that have large amounts of non-medical exemptions for vaccination. According to USA Today, 15 metropolitan areas in 12 to eighteen states (like Arizona, Minnesota, North Dakota and Utah)…