Category Archives: Anti-antivaccination

Countering the lies of anti-vaxxers.

Germany mandating vaccination

I know this is late, but life got in the way, as it sometimes does. In the wake of Measles outbreaks that have already claimed a number of lives, Germany Is Making Vaccinations Compulsory For All Children. Surprising that this … Continue reading

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The Pushback against Science Denialism begins

Since the start of the year, we have seen numerous issues brought about through pseudoscience, and science denialism. Right now, Europe is sweltering under the worst heatwave in recorded history. In the US, the number of measles cases is higher … Continue reading

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Childhood memories of getting vaccinated

It’s funny what you come across sometimes. Recently, I came across my old immunisation card. Red in colour and written in Afrikaans and English, it contained details of vaccinations I received as a child. Funnily enough, I remember attending a … Continue reading

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New York acting against vaccine refusers

It’s happened. There have been multiple Measles outbreaks in the U.S. recently, including one in New York City. In response to the outbreaks, the city’s Health Department issued a mandatory vaccination order requiring unvaccinated people in affected neighbourhoods to get … Continue reading

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Responding to antivaxx swarmings

Parents who have lost their children to vaccine preventable diseases are often among the most effective advocates for vaccination. As a result, they are often targeted by rabid antivaxxers in an attempt to silence them. From the attacks on David … Continue reading

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More links to antivaxx pwnage

This Brilliant Comic Will Demolish Any Anti-Vaxxer Argument Emotionally Agonizing Twitter Thread About Vaccination Gone Wrong Still Condemns Anti-Vaxxers Doctor’s Office Calls Out Anti-Vaxxer Beliefs With Slideshow Of Their Own Anti-Vaxx Mom Asks How To Protect Her Unvaccinated 3-Year-Old From … Continue reading

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A Roald Dahl article on measles and vaccination is very relevant today

There are ongoing measles outbreaks in the U.S. currently. Roald Dahl was my favourite author as a child. In 1986, he wrote a short article about Olivia Dahl, his first child: Olivia, my eldest daughter, caught measles when she was … Continue reading

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