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Vaccines: Meet the Heroes and Villains | Time

The good guys and bad guys of science Source: Vaccines: Meet the Heroes and Villains | Time

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Anti-vaccine doctors – naming names and listing lists

Vaccine deniers have put together a so-called list of anti-vaccine doctors. We’ll take a look at the credentials and background. Source: Anti-vaccine doctors – naming names and listing lists

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Antivaccine hero Andrew Wakefield: Scientific fraud? – Science-Based Medicine

Pity poor Andrew Wakefield. Actually, on second thought, Wakefield deserves no pity at all. After all, he is the man who almost single-handedly launched the scare over the MMR vaccine in Britain when he published his infamous Lancet paper in 1998 in which he claimed to have linked the MMR vaccine to regressive autism and […]

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Jenny McCarthy: Still an Anti-Vaccine Activist | Debunking Denialism

Anti-vaccine activist Jenny McCarthy has taken her own twisted self-delusions to an entirely new level. She has spent years on promoting demonstrably dangerous myths about how vaccines supposedly contain dangerous toxins that cause autism. She has repeatedly appeared on popular TV-shows to spread misinformation about the current vaccine schedule. She has deployed nearly every single […]

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More embarrassing anti-vaccine reporting from CBS News’s Sharyl Attkisson | The Panic Virus

For years, CBS News’s Sharyl Attkisson has been one of the least responsible mainstream journalists covering vaccines and autism. Again and again, she’s parroted anti-vaccine rhetoric long past the point that it’s been decisively disproved. To take but one recent example: In January, she posted (and then removed) a story claiming that a study in […]

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Sharyl Attkisson’s long history of anti-vaccinationism | Left Brain Right Brain

As blogged by Mike, Liz, Autism News Beat, Kristina and Orac, CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson seems to the prime suspect in the matter of how a fax sent to CBS News by Voices for Vaccines turned up o… Source: Sharyl Attkisson’s long history of anti-vaccinationism | Left Brain Right Brain

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Sharyl Attkisson – are you sure? | Left Brain Right Brain

Searchingly diligent and totally impartial CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson has managed to uncover a third case of autism/vaccine related activity via the the Vaccine Courts. Never mind that Kathleen … Source: Sharyl Attkisson – are you sure? | Left Brain Right Brain