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Hey, my fellow pro-vax warriors, death threats are NEVER acceptable, mmmkay? Knock it off!

Antivax doctor Suzanne Humphries received a death threat. It’s not clear if it’s from a provaccine advocate or is a joke, but I’m taking this opportunity to unequivocally condemn threats of violence of any kind.

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An antivaccine activist complains about a pro-vaccine conference

A week and a half ago, a conference was held at the NYU Langone Medical Center, Confronting Vaccine Resistance: Strategies for Success. It featured speakers and panelists whom I admire quite a bit, including Paul Offit, the man who is to antivaccine loons Satan, Darth Vader, Voldemort, and Sauron all rolled up into one. Also […]

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Antivaxer Dr. Gary Kohls strikes back against Orac in The Duluth Reader

Dr. Gary Kohls is an antivaccine doctor who writes for The Duluth Reader. After Orac criticized him, he decided to strike bacik. It did not go well. Let’s just say that Dr. Kohls is good at hypocrisy and projection.

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Vaccine advocate Blima Marcus learns the hard way just how low antivaxers will go

An advanced practice nurse gave an antivaccine rant posted to Facebook. Or did she? All is not as an antivaxer wants you to believe it is. At least so it appears.

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Gary G. Kohls, MD mindlessly regurgitates misinformation about Orac

Gary G. Kohls, MD mindlessly regurgitated an antivaccine lie about Orac. Orac responds. It does not go well for Dr. Kohls. Basically, it’s not wise to tug on Superman’s cape.