There are lots of conspiracy theories on the Internet. Tony Heller reveals Bill Gates wants to tattoo people with vaccines, using a technology called Lucifer. It took about ten seconds of research to verify that these claims are correct.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) had a fascinating podcast that was done earlier this year that describes not just what the anti-vaccine movement is all about, but it’s overall underpinnings. Among them are environmentalist influences which include overlap with animal rights groups. U.C. Berkeley’s Dr. Elena Conis was among the historians interviewed in which she… Read More The Anti-Vaccination Movement
The Financial Times has published a very interesting article on how bats are somehow carriers of coronaviruses that, in turn, spread them and how the animal’s immune systems can be used to develop methods for humans to ward viruses off. What bats can teach us about developing immunity to Covid-19 Efforts to develop effective drugs… Read More Bat Examples Give Insights to Virus Immunity
I just looked up the term vaccines autism on DuckDuckGo and the vast majority of the results were pointing to sources such as the Mayo Clinic, CDC, WebMD, the FDA, etc. I had to get pretty far before I found anything resembling what could be an anti-vaccine source. The few that initially appeared in my… Read More “Privacy-Focused Browsers” Help Spread Vaccine Misinformation?
It might be a good idea to forgo a flu shot. A Department of Defense study released earlier this year revealed that people who get immunized with a flu shot could increase their risk of contracting non-influenza respiratory illnesses, such as the coronavirus. A manuscript published during 2012 revealed similar outcomes and all of this… Read More DoD Study: Influenza Vaccine May Increase #COVID-19 Risk
Because of some perceived threat by Bill Gates potentially pushing for mandatory coronavirus vaccines, elements of the Right are drinking anti-vaccine Kool Aid environmentalists, like Joe Mercola and Rep. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., are all too willing to give out with a little help from the National Vaccine Information Center (it isn’t). Never forget that… Read More Environmentalists Feed Right-Wing Vaccine Skepticism
Horseshoe crab blood has long been used as in vaccine research to test the safety of vaccines and other medical products. Meanwhile, human hate groups (such as Horseshoe Crab Recovery Coalition and People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA)) opposes using horseshoe crab blood while pitching synthetic alternatives fearing the crab’s… Read More Animal “Rights” Hoodlums Want More #COVID-19 Infections
A very concerning news report from The London Times citing a study pointing out that a large portion of scientists, physicians and other health professionals are the subject of harassment, threats, violence, and intimidation. This is the result, not just of anti-vaccine organizations, but animal rights groups too. In one way or another, an organized,… Read More Anti-Science Totalitarians Blamed for Harassment of Scientists, Medical Professionals
Despite a lack of a coronavirus vaccine, already conspiracy theories surrounding one are sprouting up and the misinformation they contain can hold up research on a remedy for COVID-19. It’s one thing to latch on or look to conspiracy theories to try to make sense of events people do not understand. However, in this case,… Read More #COVID-19 Vaccine Search Revives Interest in Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theories
As a result of anti-lockdown protests, some major media outlets, like The Daily Beast, attempt to smear opponents of COVID-19 lockdowns as extremists linking them to anti-vaccine groups. While anti-vaccine opponents may be among their ranks, it is no reason to assume opponents of lockdowns are anti-science, anti-government extremists, or people willing to intentionally ignore… Read More Media Outlets Try to Smear Anti-Lockdown Protesters