Vaccine controversies
Medical and scientific evidence surrounding vaccination demonstrates that the benefits of preventing suffering and death from infectious diseases outweigh adverse effects of immunization. Despite this...
Vaccine controversies - Wikipedia
How did the anti-vaccination movement begin?
CNN's Deborah Feyerick takes a look at the origins behind the anti-vaccination movement and how is has impact the measles outbreak.
Anti-vaccination stronghold in N.C. hit with state’s worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades
As of Friday, there were 36 cases of chickenpox at the Asheville Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school to sixth grade in Asheville, N.C.
Anti-vaccine websites trick parents with these 'facts'
Anti-vaccine websites use a clever mixture of heart-wrenching stories, pseudoscience and outright deceit to convince parents not to vaccinate their children, according to a new study. Researchers une...
No Link Between MMR And Autism, Major Study Concludes
A major study published in one of the world’s leading medical journals has concluded that there is no link between the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination and autism in children. The findings...
Softer, less strident outreach may help calm U.S. vaccine skeptics
When Melissa Orion’s unvaccinated baby contracted whooping cough, she was grateful for modern medicine - its emergency rooms and even its antibiotics. But the Ashland, Oregon, mom did not question her
Disneyland measles crisis should wake up the anti-vaccination crowd
The rise of the anti-vaccination movement has shown that even affluent and well-educated parents can be dolts, and that school and public health officials can be inexcusably complacent. The Disneyland...
MMR vaccine controversy
The MMR vaccine controversy started with the 1998 publication of a fraudulent research paper in the medical journal The Lancet that lent support to the later discredited claim that colitis and autism ...
MMR vaccine controversy - Wikipedia
Thiomersal controversy
The thiomersal controversy describes claims that vaccines containing the mercury-based preservative thiomersal contribute to the development of autism and other brain development disorders. The curren...
MMR vaccine
The MMR vaccine is an immunization vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella (German measles). It is a mixture of live attenuated viruses of the three diseases, administered via injection. It was fi...
MMR vaccine - Wikipedia
Anti-vaccination stronghold in N.C. hit with state’s worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades
As of Friday, there were 36 cases of chickenpox at the Asheville Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school to sixth grade in Asheville, N.C.
Anti-vaccination stronghold in N.C. hit with state’s worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades
As of Friday, there were 36 cases of chickenpox at the Asheville Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school to sixth grade in Asheville, N.C.
Anti-vaccine websites trick parents with these 'facts'
Anti-vaccine websites use a clever mixture of heart-wrenching stories, pseudoscience and outright deceit to convince parents not to vaccinate their children, according to a new study. Researchers une...
Polio vaccine
Two polio vaccines are used throughout the world to combat poliomyelitis (or polio). The first was developed by Jonas Salk through the use of HeLa cells and first tested in 1952. Announced to the worl...
Polio vaccine - Wikipedia
Anti-vaccine websites trick parents with these 'facts'
Anti-vaccine websites use a clever mixture of heart-wrenching stories, pseudoscience and outright deceit to convince parents not to vaccinate their children, according to a new study. Researchers une...
No Link Between MMR And Autism, Major Study Concludes
A major study published in one of the world’s leading medical journals has concluded that there is no link between the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination and autism in children. The findings...
Poul Thorsen
Poul Thorsen is a Danish researcher, who has been accused of financial fraud. His alleged fraud involved the use of approximately $2,000,000 in grant money obtained while he was working at the Centers...
OPV AIDS hypothesis
The oral polio vaccine (OPV) AIDS hypothesis suggests that the AIDS pandemic originated from live polio vaccines prepared in rhesus macaque tissue cultures and then administered to up to one million A...
H. Vasken Aposhian
H. Vasken Aposhian is a toxicologist (not a medical doctor) and an emeritus professor of molecular and cell biology at the University of Arizona, a post he held beginning in 1975. He is also a former ...
Vaccine court
Vaccine court is the popular term which refers to the Office of Special Masters of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which administers a no-fault system for litigating vaccine injury claims. These cla...
Michael Pichichero
Michael E. Pichichero, MD is a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is the author of a number of scientific studies regarding the safet...
Vaccine Revolt
The Vaccine Revolt or Vaccine Rebellion (Portuguese: Revolta da Vacina) was a period of civil disorder which occurred in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (10–16 November 1904).
At the beginning ...
Vaccine Revolt - Wikipedia
Mady Hornig
Mady Hornig (born 1957) is an American psychiatrist and an associate professor of epidemiology at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, where she is Director of Translational Research...
Mady Hornig - Wikipedia