Vaccines

Andrew Wakefield, others hold anti-vaccine rally amid raging measles outbreaks

Andrew Wakefield, others hold anti-vaccine rally amid raging measles outbreaks

12 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Andrew Wakefield, disgraced former doctor found to have committed fraudulent research. Andrew Wakefield, Del Bigtree , and other prominent anti-vaccine advocates...
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Instagram To Block Hashtags That Spread Anti-Vaccination Misinformation

Instagram To Block Hashtags That Spread Anti-Vaccination Misinformation

16 days ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

Not long after taking some much-needed steps to prevent the flow of anti-vaccination misinformation on Facebook , the company is now putting similar measures in place for...
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Germany's health minister proposes a $2,790 anti-vaxxer charge

Germany's health minister proposes a $2,790 anti-vaxxer charge

20 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / German Health Minister Jens Spahn wants to fine parents for failing to vaccinate their children. Germany, like the US, is facing a resurgence of measles. But the...
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Measles-stricken cruise ship quarantined, reportedly owned by Scientologists

Measles-stricken cruise ship quarantined, reportedly owned by Scientologists

24 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A cruise ship in Castries Port, Saint Lucia on February 6, 2019. Officials of the Caribbean nation St. Lucia have quarantined a cruise ship reportedly owned by the...
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Indiegogo Will No Longer Allow Anti-Vaccine Campaigns

Indiegogo Will No Longer Allow Anti-Vaccine Campaigns

28 days ago   |   Ubergizmo

There has been a growing movement against vaccines in recent years with parents in some communities across the country refusing to vaccinate their children. This can cause an...
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What Determines Whether You Trust Climate Change, Vaccines, Or Evolutionary Science? Often, It's The People Around You

29 days ago   |   Slate

Including in your social media feeds.
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What to know about measles in the US as case count breaks record

What to know about measles in the US as case count breaks record

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A young child, seated in a bed in a clinical setting, who had presented with an extensive rash, which had developed due to a measles infection. The image was captured...
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Malaria vaccine rollout is a gamble: An “imperfect” tool “used imperfectly”

Malaria vaccine rollout is a gamble: An “imperfect” tool “used imperfectly”

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A health surveillance assistant gets malaria vaccine from its bottle into an injection to be administered to a child at the beginning of the malaria vaccine...
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Dev Addresses Vaccines & Ocean Trash With New Mobile Games

1 month ago   |   Android Headlines

Ongoing casual mobile esports tournament and dev house The Ready Games has added two new games to its repertoire that address social issues, including ocean pollution and the...
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Anti-vax parents lose in NY court, face steep fines for not vaccinating

Anti-vax parents lose in NY court, face steep fines for not vaccinating

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A sign warns people of measles in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg on April 10, 2019 in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a...
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