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News

News

Horror Flu Season Has Killed 82 People In South Australia

2 min read

South Australia is heading towards its worst flu season on record, with total cases now reaching almost 20,000, compared to just 1,500 at this time last year.

National

National

Thousands Of Patients May Have Been Exposed To Expired, Poorly Stored Vaccines

1 min read

Health authorities are contacting at least 3,000 patients in Sydney who may have been administered vaccines that were either expired or incorrectly stored since 2010.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Jessica Biel Is Getting Slammed For Supporting An Anti-Vaxxer Bill

2 min read

Jessica Biel has reportedly been revealed as a supporter of the anti-vaxxer movement.

Health

Health

18 Aged Care Facilities 'Locked Down' Because Of The Flu

1 min read

Nearly 20 South Australians have died from the flu this year, resulting in 18 confirmed lockdowns of aged-care facilities in a bid to curb outbreaks.

World

World

Unvaccinated Teen Who Sued Over School Ban Now Has Chickenpox

3 min read

An unvaccinated teen who was banned from school during a chickenpox outbreak now has chickenpox himself, his lawyer says.

World

World

The World's First Malaria Vaccination Program Has Just Begun

2 min read

Malaria is the world's largest killer of children globally and now the first malaria vaccination programs, led by the World Health Organisation (WHO, have begun.

Brandon Jack

Brandon Jack

Why Folau And Mundine Are Like Bart Simpson With A Megaphone

4 min read

Growing up, I thought the most publicity a sportsperson could get was to do post-game interviews and eventually ride off into the sunset and feature in Lowes commercials.

Views

Views

Anthony Mundine's Anti-Vax Tweet Is His Worst Brain Explosion Yet

2 min read

Man oh man, The Man has really put his foot in it this time.

Food

Food

Could An Additive In Fish And Chips Stop Your Flu Vaccine Working?

3 min read

A new study has found a link between a commonly-used food preservative and an altered immune response that could change the efficacy of the flu vaccine.

Dr Nikki Stamp

Dr Nikki Stamp

We Need To Vaccinate Against The Anti-Vaxxing Message

6 min read

This week, NSW announced its 15th measles warning of the year.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dentist Who Exchanged Root Canals For Meth Jailed

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday

News

News

NYC Bans Unvaccinated Children From Public Spaces To Fight Measles

2 min read

Health officials in Rockland County, New York have declared a state of emergency amid an ongoing measles outbreak.

World

World

Politician Deliberately Gives His Kids Chickenpox Instead Of Vaccinating

2 min read

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin said he deliberately exposed his kids to chickenpox, instead of vaccinating them against the common childhood illness.

Life

Life

Kat Von D Has Spoken Out About Being An Anti Vaxxer And A Nazi

2 min read

Kat Von D has finally addressed her controversial life by posting a video on YouTube.

National

National

Pete Evans Is Now Spruiking 'Important' Anti-Vaxxer Views And WTF?

3 min read

We regret to inform you that Pete Evans is at it again.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Italy Has Banned Unvaccinated Young Children From School

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

NRL Wife Hosting $200 'Informative' Anti-Vax Workshops

2 min read

Taylor Winterstein, wife of NRL player Frank Winterstein, has gone public with her controversial stance against vaccinations.

World

World

Six-Year-Old Boy Almost Died Of Tetanus After Parents Refuse Vaccinations

5 min read

It's the first case of tetanus in the state of Oregon in more than 30 years.

News

News

Study Proves There Is No Link Between The Measles Vaccine And Autism

2 min read

A study that examined every child born in Denmark between 1999 and 2010 has found there is no link between the Measles-Mumps-Rubella vaccine and autism.

World

World

YouTube Puts A Stop To 'Anti-Vaccine' Channels Earning Money

1 min read

YouTube channels that appear to push anti-vaccination agendas will no longer earn money from advertisements.

Katie Horneshaw

Katie Horneshaw

Anti-Vaxxers Threaten My Son’s Health But Have Him To Thank For Theirs

7 min read

The internet erupted into a furore last week when Shanelle Cartwright, wife of footy player Bryce Cartwright, went public with her decision not to vaccinate either of her kids.

Catherine Hughes

Catherine Hughes

I Never Imagined My Baby's Death Would Make Me The Target Of Anti-Vaxxers

6 min read

“Shut up and grieve like a normal person.”

World

World

Teen Defies Mother And Gets Vaccinated After Turning To Strangers Online

1 min read

High school senior Ethan Lindenberger recently defied his mother and got vaccinated, saying his parents' misguided beliefs put his health, and the health of his younger siblings, at risk.

News

News

ISIS And Anti-Vaxxers To Blame For Global Measles Outbreak

5 min read

The small but loud anti-vaccination lobby is not the only one wearing the blame for the "alarming" global measles outbreak. Experts says the Islamic State has played a role too.

News

News

Baby Girl Too Young To Get Vaccinated Catches Measles After Trip To Asia

2 min read

A fresh measles alert has been issued in NSW after an infant contracted the disease while travelling through Southeast Asia.

Entertainment

Entertainment

'Shrek' Writer Slammed For Likening N-Word To 'Anti-Vax'

1 min read

Twitter users have hit out at Disney writer Terry Rossio after he claimed that the term 'anti-vax' was a slur akin to the n-word.

Joel Michael Reynolds

Joel Michael Reynolds

Why Not Vaccinating Your Child Is Ethically Indefensible

4 min read

Health-related ethical obligations do not stop at our own doorstep.