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Anti-maskers are the new anti-vaxxers

Staunch anti-vaccine advocates are now also preaching the anti-mask message. Both movements are fuelled by politics, anti-science rhetoric, and a uniquely American “don’t tell me what to do” attitude. Vaccines and masks serve similar purposes: to protect people and their communities. But those who oppose them see them as a […]
Anti-maskers are the new anti-vaxxers
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Anti-vaxxers are finding Instagram loopholes to spread their dangerous message

In May, Instagram announced it would automatically block hashtag searches that generate anti-vaccination misinformation, but anti-vaxxers have since found loopholes to continue disseminating the content. Anti-vaxxers have been using symbols to replace words or accent marks in their hashtags in order to prevent Instagram’s algorithm from flagging their messages, Coda […]
Anti-vaxxers are finding Instagram loopholes to spread their dangerous message
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Bill Maher agreed with a controversial doctor, repeating a debunked theory that it was ‘realistic’ that vaccines have caused autism in children

Late night TV host Bill Maher invited a controversial doctor, Jay N. Gordon, onto “Real Time with Bill Maher” Friday. Gordon is best known for signing hundreds of personal belief exemptions to school vaccine requirements, advocating for “balanced, moderate” vaccinations, and for calling measles a “benign childhood illness,” leading to […]
Bill Maher agreed with a controversial doctor, repeating a debunked theory that it was ‘realistic’ that vaccines have caused autism in children
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Marianne Williamson gives confusing answer on whether she supports anti-vaxxers

2020 candidate Marianne Williamson defended her stance on vaccinations during an interview with MSNBC host Ari Melber Wednesday She touted unsupported claims that there were fewer cases of chronic illness when she was young and vaccination was less widespread. Williamson previously told supporters that mandatory vaccinations are “draconian” and “Orwellian.” […]
Marianne Williamson gives confusing answer on whether she supports anti-vaxxers
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If you’re an anti-vaxxer, you have ‘blood on your hands,’ according to the UK’s healthcare secretary

According to UK health secretary Matt Hancock,“anti-vaxxers”– adults who refuse to vaccinate their children – have “blood on their hands.” In an interview with The Times, Hancock said that “those who have promoted the anti-vaccination myth are morally reprehensible, deeply irresponsible.” Hancock also shared with BBC Radio 4’s Today program […]
If you’re an anti-vaxxer, you have ‘blood on your hands,’ according to the UK’s healthcare secretary