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Slog AM: Washington Anti-Vaxxers May Not Have a Choice for Long, It’s Winter in the Rest of the Country – Slog – The Stranger

You don’t want to vaccinate your kids? WELL, TOUGH SHIT! You might not have a choice for much longer. A bill introduced in the state house last Friday would eliminate the “philosophical or personal objections” categoryparents can use to opt out of getting their kids the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine. There would still be medical exemptions […]

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Roald Dahl Wrote a Heartbreaking Letter Against Anti-Vaxxers | Fatherly

In a letter written in 1986, author Roald Dahl argues against anti-vaxxers after his seven-year-old daughter, Olivia, died of measles. Source: Roald Dahl Wrote a Heartbreaking Letter Against Anti-Vaxxers | Fatherly

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Washington Measles Outbreak Shows Anti-vaxxers Are Literally Making Us Sick | Opinion

“Anti-vaxxers claim that if vaccines are so effective, the unvaccinated have nothing to worry about. This is a malicious lie.” Source: Washington Measles Outbreak Shows Anti-vaxxers Are Literally Making Us Sick | Opinion

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Measles Outbreak Causes State of Emergency in Washington – Rolling Stone

Measles was effectively eradicated by 2000 — but the “anti-vaxxer” movement has led to a resurgence in the deadly disease. Source: Measles Outbreak Causes State of Emergency in Washington – Rolling Stone

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Some states allow parents to get out of vaccinations. Then this happens – CNN

Two states experiencing a measles outbreak, Washington and Oregon, allow parents to opt out of vaccines simply because they want to. Source: Some states allow parents to get out of vaccinations. Then this happens – CNN

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Anti-vaxxers linked to spread of measles outbreak in US | The Independent

Public health officials have warned they are struggling to contain a measles outbreak in the US northwest because parents are refusing to vaccinate their children. At least 35 people have been Source: Anti-vaxxers linked to spread of measles outbreak in US | The Independent

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Snapchat Diaries: Everyday Lives of the Neurodiverse | Circa June 9, 2016

American Badass ActivistsPublished on Jun 16, 2016SUBSCRIBED 31In this one Eve gets lost almost immediately in Berkeley. Rhonda, the ever awesome friend, tracks her down.Both Rhonda and Eve take the BART from Oakland into San Fran. Their destination? Blue October. Rock on.Hell yes. It’s a happy and exhausted trip home the next day.