Her Twitter feed directs people to studies and articles against vaccination.
Timothy C. Sullivan is guilty of five acts that include abusing students psychologically or emotionally.
Annie Mae Braiden says her 10-week-old daughter has been in the pediatric intensive care unit at Victoria General Hospital for more than a month after contracting the disease.
"It’s been a nightmare."
In 2010, there were 139,300 deaths worldwide due to measles, a disease that we had hoped to completely eradicate by 2020. One reason for this is that some prejudices that originally circulated in 1887 -- like that measles is a benign, inconsequential disease -- have survived over the ages. Another reason is that an unfortunately growing part of the population believes that vaccination may be more dangerous than the disease itself.
Vaccinations can be a controversial topic among parents. And now, with the measles outbreak in California Disney parks, the
This time, anti-vaxxers really do go too far.
You may roll your eyes when you hear an anti-vaxxer's rant on medication or the flu, but if we really took some of their
I understand people's anger toward anti-vaccination and other "non-scientific" belief systems. But let's use science to help solve the problem, and not let our emotions get the better of us. Rather than type insults on Twitter, our time might be best spent advocating for more research grant money to help better understand this important issue.
"I find it really irresponsible," Rona Ambrose said Tuesday, adding anyone who believes a debunked and fraudulent 1990s study