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Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel’s Autism: My Journey as a Vaccine Scientist, Pediatrician, and Autism Dad: Peter J. Hotez

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Gov. Ducey panel bows to anti-vaxxers over the interests 1.1 million Arizona school kids – Brinkwire

There are roughly 1.1 million school children in Arizona. Rather than do everything it can to protect them, a mealy-mouthed board of Gov. Doug Ducey appointees caved in to handful of noisy anti-vaccine activists in a way that could put those children at risk. An excellent article by The Arizona Republic’s Stephanie Innes describes how […]

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L.A. Dodgers Star Kenley Jansen Battles Baby Mama During Postseason

L.A. Dodgers pitcher Kenley Jansen is preparing to take the mound in game 7 of the NLCS and help his team secure another ticket to the World Series, but he’s also fighting his ex over the health of their daughter. Source: L.A. Dodgers Star Kenley Jansen Battles Baby Mama During Postseason

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Anti-Vaxx’ers Have a BFF on Arizona’s Regulatory Review Council — Precision Vaccinations

Arizona Governor’s Regulatory Review Council has canceled a vaccine education program after receiving complaints from parents who don’t immunize their school-age children, reported AZcentral. Source: Anti-Vaxx’ers Have a BFF on Arizona’s Regulatory Review Council — Precision Vaccinations

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Event: Conversations on Optimism With Prof Peter Hotez MD PhD (@PeterHotez)  | Wed Oct 24 

Join me Wed Oct 24 @TexasMonthly @BakerInstitute for a conversation on “optimsm”. Presumably my qualifications = devoting a life to neglected diseases + enduring attacks from the antivaccine lobby + #autism parenting + defending #science #vaccines. #Optimism = my only choice!

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Measles outbreak raging in Europe could be brought to U.S., doctors warn

“People are dying from measles. This was unbelievable five or 10 years ago.” Source: Measles outbreak raging in Europe could be brought to U.S., doctors warn

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As Seen On Twitter | “You know what concept I despise? Resilience. Especially when it’s used to talk about children and students.  …” via @EbThen

You know what concept I despise? Resilience. Especially when it's used to talk about children and students. Because the point of it seems to be that it's more virtuous for kids to be able to recover from trauma than to not inflict trauma on them to begin with. — Eb (@EbThen) October 20, 2018 Eb […]