United action by Skeptics on anti-vax presentation – Sydney Council under fire

Swift action by the Skeptical community has resulted in the delisting of an anti-vax promotion

Anti-vax film screened at Australian National University

University says “[The screening] was not in any way endorsed by the University”.

Anti-vaxxers ordered to “please explain” fundraising

AVSN asked to open books following ill-fated anti-government donations appeal

Chiro group distances itself from anti-vaxxers

The Chiropractors Association of Australia demands AVsN removes online link and stresses it supports vaccination

Vaxxed publicity still

Infamous anti-vaxxer doco coming to Australia (updated)

Vaxxed is slated to be shown at the Castlemaine Local and International Film Festival, CLIFF.

WA research on anti-vax motivation and secrecy

Fear of being seen as bad parents encourages secrecy

Bent Spoon for University of Wollongong?

Bent Spoon nominations are flowing in following the University of Wollongong’s approval of an anti-vaccination PhD thesis.

The Wakefield-in-the-room.

On a fine Saturday afternoon, I attended a seminar from Pediatric Chiropractor, Nimrod Weiner, entitled Vaccinations: Make an Informed Decision. Sounds like a loaded title doesn’t it? And it was, as you’re about to find out. To set the scene, the audience consisted of about 20 people, mostly women (several…

Another blow for Wakefield as Neurotoxicology paper withdrawn

A study authored by Andrew Wakefield and published in the journal “Neurotoxicology” has been withdrawn overnight. This follows last weeks complete retraction by The Lancet of his now notorious 1998 study that suggested a link between MMR vaccine and autism. Following The Lancet retraction on February 2nd, 2010, the anti-vax…

The old one-two-three hits the anti-vaccination movement

It hasn’t been a good week for anti-vaxers. In fact, it hasn’t been a good year. But the period from the end of January into the first week of February 2010 was particularly troublesome for the luddites of the medical world. In three consecutive blows, a key piece of research…