Harassment by cranks and antivaxxers is all too often the price of defending science-based medicine. Is it worth it? How can we stop it?
Kim Rossi of the antivaccine blog Age of Autism compares vaccination to child grooming by pedophiles. But don't call her "antivaccine."
Andy Serwer of Yahoo! Finance interviewed Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. It did not go well. Serwer allowed RFK, Jr. to spew his antivax propaganda largely unquestioned.
Contrary to advice from an antivaxxer whom we've met before, claiming anaphylaxis after vaccination is not a sure-fire way to get a medical exemption to school vaccine mandates.
Dr. Joseph Mercola has built a massive alternative health empire. Unfortunately, he's now using his wealth to fund antivaccine propaganda.
James Lyons-Weiler has published an analysis claiming that Paul Thomas' "Vaccine-Friendly Plan" is safer than the current CDC-recommended vaccine schedule because contains less aluminum. Unsurprisingly, The modeling behind the analysis is risibly incompetent. Same as it ever was.
What causes ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukemia)? To antivaxxer John Jones, the answer is obvious: vaccines!
Antivaxxers flooded the New Jersey statehouse Thursday to protest S2173, a bill to end nonmedical exemptions to school vaccine mandates. Unfortunately for them, they initially went to the meeting room way too early and wouldn't leave when informed it was a meeting about NJ Transit. There's definitely a metaphor there.
Jami Hepworth is a doctor's wife. Having dubbed herself the "Skeptical Doctor's Wife," she has become an antivaccine activist. Unfortunately, doctor's wife or not, medicine and science are clearly not her forte. She also doesn't like laughing emojis directed at her.
Toni Bark is an antivax physician. Recently, she announced that she has cancer. She is also expressing amazement that she could get it, given her supposedly incredibly healthy lifestyle.