Author Archives: autismjungle

About autismjungle

I am a Software Test Analyst. Shortly before I turned 21 I was officially diagnosed, although I had long suspected I was autistic. Welcome to my blog

Mockery of antivaxxers on Bored Panda

I regularly see posts from the site Bored Panda on my Facebook. As with Cheezburger, it’s now also started to slam antivaxxers. I saw one such post today. The Internet Is Shutting Down Anti-Vaxxers One By One And It’s Too … Continue reading

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Harmful childhood diseases

The inevitable has happened. In California, an infant has died of pertussis, the first such death since 2016. In France, the third measles death of 2018 has occurred. From the above report: As of July 08, 2018, 2646 cases reported … Continue reading

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Dear Telemarketers, kindly F%#* Off!

No thank you, I do not wish to change my insurance provider. I’m very happy with my current one. No thank you, I do not wish to take out a new cellphone contract or change my network. No, I don’t … Continue reading

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Polio case confirmed in Papua New Guinea

Damn it, Damn it, DAMN IT! 18 years after Papua New Guinea was certified polio free, a new case has been confirmed. The victim was a six-year-old boy who developed weakness in his lower limbs, later confirmed to be the … Continue reading

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Three stories: two negative, one positive

3 stories about vaccination caught my eye in the past weeks. Firstly, a notification that if you are going to the World Cup in Russia that is currently underway, you should get the MMR as Measles outbreaks have recently occurred in … Continue reading

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Link Love – Autistic Burnout

Sometimes you see something that says what you want to say far better than you could articulate. This article about autistic burnout on the “Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism” website, for instance. Please read and grok.

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Happy Blogoversary to me!

Today, I celebrate the eighth anniversary of my blog “African Jungle”. My very first post, “Greetings to one and all”, was posted on the 29th of May 2010. The tagline I chose for my blog was “A blog on Autism, … Continue reading

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