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4 Anti-vaccination Arguments And How To Respond To Them

Getty Images Vaccination is a hot button issue, and it has been for nearly two decades. According to anti-vaxxers, many of the immunizations children receive are risky, they are dangerous, and they are downright unsafe, but pro-vaxxers believe the opposite. Immunizations are helpful and imperative. Vaccinations save lives. But which belief is correct? [...]

No vaccine, no school, says AMA chief

Unvaccinated children should be held back from school and groups spreading anti-vaccination messages should be punished, according to the federal president of the Australian Medical Association. Dr Steve Hambleton said a report released on Thursday detailing national immunisation rates raised concerns about parents in certain areas not following vaccination guidelines. ''We should certainly make it [...]

The Problem With Alternative Vaccine Schedules

In 2007 "The Vaccine Book: Making the Right Decision for Your Child" was published and has since sold more than 40,000 copies. The book includes an "Alternative Vaccine Schedule” advising parents on how to delay, withhold, separate, or space out vaccines. This article examines the reasons for the popularity of the book, deconstructs the logic and rationale behind its recommendations and [...]

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