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Chiro group distances itself from anti-vaxxers

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

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Dr Google and Mr Yahoo – searching for vax info

Search engine results show predominantly pro-vaccination sites, but content is often difficult to understand and non-transparent

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Infamous anti-vaxxer doco coming to Australia (updated)

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

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Aust Sex Party gives a serve to anti-vaxers

The Australian Sex Party has told the Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network what it thinks of anti-vaxers, in no uncertain terms.

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Conflict among Wilyman PhD examiners

“Serious concerns” and “very critical” comments made on anti-vaccination thesis that claims pro-vaccination conspiracies on a global scale.

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UoW experts unite behind evidence supporting immunisation

Statement by Uni Wollongong academics supports science-based evidence in face of controversial PhD thesis

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Queensland childcare operator says “no jab, can play”

Queensland’s biggest childcare organisation will not ban children who are not vaccinated.

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Chickenpox outbreak at “tolerant” Victorian school

As many as 25 per cent of students catch chickenpox at school where “a range of opinions are accommodated”, including non-vaccination

Muddied waters: setting the record straight about MMR vaccinations and autism

There’s a temporal link between autism being diagnosed and children getting several vaccinations. Photo credit: nealeanddalissa/Flickr The lack of scientific literacy in the media causes much harm to public understanding of the role and importance of vaccines. The latest instance revives the same old fears using the same formula that…

Uniting Church cancels AVN seminar

The Uniting Church in the City of Perth has taken a stance against the misinformation put forward by the Australian Vaccination Network. At short notice, the Church cancelled a booking the AVN had made to speak at a Church venue, citing that “the message promoted by the Australian Vaccination Network…