Category Archives: Vaccine safety

Katie Couric promotes dangerous fear mongering with show on the HPV vaccine.

Category: Public health, The Panic Virus, Vaccine safety, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , | 221 Comments

The whole cell pertussis vaccine, media malpractice, and the long-term effects of avoiding difficult conversations

Category: Health care, Media, pertussis, Public health, The Panic Virus, Vaccine safety, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 60 Comments

Apparently, Rob Schneider thinks ALL CAPS is a substitute for having a clue: A lower-cased, fact-based rebuttal

Category: Comments, Health care, Public health, Vaccine safety, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 128 Comments

UPDATE: Sun-Times endorsement of autism quackfest remains online even after editor claims it was “incorrect”

Category: Autism, Media, Quacks, Vaccine safety, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , | 81 Comments

TLC disappears comments, edits its turd of an anti-vaccine piece. It still stinks.

Category: Autism, Quacks, Vaccine safety, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Taking stupid to a whole new level: TLC’s entry for the “Worst piece written about vaccines”

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Context and corrections in writing about autism and vaccines: A case study in misleading your readers

Category: Autism, Journalism, The New York Times, The Panic Virus, Vaccine safety, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

SciWriteLabs #6: BMJ editor Fiona Godlee on the Wakefield-MMR fiasco, the problems with peer review, and research oversight boards

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More evidence Western vaccine paranoia is being exported to developing countries

Category: Autism, Public health, Vaccine safety, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Parents and pediatricians: Do you think a pre-natal discussion about vaccines would help assuage fears?

Category: Autism, Health care, Public health, Vaccine safety, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 71 Comments