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Merck’s Ebola Vaccine, A Christmas Gift for the World: Really?

The media is in a tizzy over the recent trial results of Merck’s experimental Ebola vaccine, rVSV-ZEBOV (recombinant Vesicular Stomatitis Virus-Zaire Ebola Virus). “New Ebola Vaccine Gives 100 Percent Protection,” reads a headline in The New York Times. The headline in Science Alert sounds even more conclusive… “It’s Official: We Finally Have…

Scapegoating Anti-Vaxxers for the Mumps Outbreaks: How Predictable

Scapegoating Anti-Vaxxers for the Mumps Outbreaks: How Predictable

Wanna see an example of superbly unscientific, unreferenced, and ridiculously biased opinion writing? Take a look at Steven Salzburg’s piece in Forbes magazine titled “Anti-Vax Movement To Blame For Quadrupling Of Mumps Cases This Year”. It’s a doozy, particularly given that Salzburg himself (in the comment section)…

Fake News Alert: CDC Did Not Recommend Delaying Breastfeeding During Infant Vaccinations

Fake News Alert: CDC Did Not Recommend Delaying Breastfeeding During Infant Vaccinations

In early 2015, rumors were circulating on various Internet blogs that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was recommending that mothers should delay breastfeeding their babies to boost vaccine efficacy. The recommendations were traced back to a 2010 study funded by CDC and published in…

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