Ever wondered why public health officials and medical professionals worry about the spread of misinformation? Here is one of the reasons….
Participation trophies have resulted in a generation riddled with folks who falsely believe that they are good at everything. It has left many individuals with the inability to distinguish participants from experts -and that, in part, is how we end up with ‘Anti-Vaxxers.’ Somewhere around the early 1990s, parenting took an interesting turn and we decided as a society that […]
Meet Laura. Laura posts memes like the one below that implies SIDS is caused by vaccines. She pretends to warn new parents so that she can earn their trust and then point them straight to the detox line that she sells as an “entrepreneur”. She directly benefits from terrifying new parents with lies. If you actually click and read the […]
Firehosing! This is what happens to each and every pro-vaccine, pro-science medical professional who finally speaks out about vaccines. They firehose the feed with as many comments as they can -filled with outright lies, from fake accounts. Tell me, what kind of a reliable “movement” necessitates these types of tactics? None. Anti-Vaxxers are a cult who prey on people’s tragedies, […]
Anti-Vaxx rhetoric is so dangerous that it can literally make your baby’s brain bleed. One of the most dangerous pieces of trash advice given by anti-vaxxers is to avoid the Vitamin K shot for newborns. The vitamin K shot is not a vaccine but they’ve lumped this in with their misinformation campaigns, so I’m going to throw a little science […]