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The Out-of-Sync Anti-vaxxer Has Woes

Just a disclaimer before we begin, our position on this topic is subjective. Since this is a controversial post, healthy debates and discussions are encouraged. However, vile comments and unnecessarily cruel language will not be tolerated. 942 more words

Why all the anger?

One of the latest vaccination memes to go viral on social media is an article by Arizona “paleo-cardiologist”, Dr Jack Wolfson.

Dr Wolfson did an interview with one of his local TV stations in January, during which he gave his opinion about the outbreak of measles centred around Disneyland. 1,710 more words

Biological

Plague Rages

Last Thursday (April 16th), a certain young man, awoke with what we thought was a couple of midge bites on the side of his neck. … 649 more words

Family

Anti-Vaxxers

Those against vaccinations have given several reasons for their beliefs. Some of these include:

“Vaccines can cause serious side effects in about 1 in 500,000 children. 43 more words

Disease

Second travel-related measles case in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — A woman in her 30’s is recovering at her home in Winnipeg after contracting the measles virus while travelling in southern Africa.

Her contact with others was limited and anyone at risk has already been identified. 33 more words

News

Let the Relay Begin... S@L, A2V and Me!

Do you know what today is?

Today is the beginning of a week of bloggers working together to share about World Immunization Week. We each have different angles, but the same goal.   826 more words

Shot@Life

Malaria vaccine is a letdown but could still reduce cases

LONDON – The world’s leading malaria vaccine candidate appears to be a disappointment, with final study results showing it doesn’t work very well and that initial protection fades over time. 798 more words

Health