anti-vaxxers

Measles infections reach a ten year high

A record number of people have been affected by the measles virus in 2018, according to a new report by…

Measles cases are up by a third – that’s 110,000 unnecessary deaths

Measles outbreaks are often blamed on the fact that vaccines have been so successful people forget how dangerous this disease…

29 Nov 2018

Anti-vaxxers have embraced social media. We’re paying for fake news with real lives

‘Fake news’ may be the latest buzzword, but there’s nothing new about it. It’s been around for decades and vaccine…

28 Jun 2017

I used to think homeopathy was helpful. Now I’m a critic. So what happened?

As a young doctor, almost 40 years ago, I worked for several months in a homeopathic hospital. This experience impressed…

Woman dies from measles in America. Take a bow, anti-vaxxers

This article from Slate reports that a woman in Washington State has died from measles – the first death from…

3 Jul 2015