Monthly Archives: April 2015

From bad to even worse for anti-vaxxers

It’s been another horrible week for antivaxxers. A study, Autism Occurrence by MMR Vaccine Status Among US Children With Older Siblings With and Without Autism,¬†was published. The researchers used data in the Optum Research Database. This database contains anonymised data … Continue reading

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Australia pisses off antivaxxers

It’s official. Australia has decided that people who don’t vaccinate will not be eligible to claim certain rebates. Update The religious exemption has also been tightened. From now on, only Christian Scientists will be eligible for the religious exemption.

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With Autism Speaks, the bad outweighs the good

Yesterday, I did not “light it up blue” for autism awareness. Instead, I intend to “Tone it down Taupe” and “Walk in Red”. This may come as a surprise to some, but I had my reasons. The problem is, the … Continue reading

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