Anti Vax Quacks, Children's Health Defense Quacks, Quacks

Problematic Organization: Children’s Health Defense

Children's Health Defense is a non profit organization that promotes anti vaccine propaganda and its one of the main sources of vaccine misinformation. It was originally founded under the name World Mercury Project in 2011. The group is chaired by Robert F Kennedy, Jr. The name was changed to Children's Health Defense in 2018. It… Continue reading Problematic Organization: Children’s Health Defense

Emma Dalmayne, In The Media, Melissa Eaton

In the Media: The Anti Vax Conspiracy

 Emma Dalymane, Melissa Eaton and myself had an opportunity to work on a year long project to combat the anti vax movement. This was a documentary called the Anti Vax Conspiracy. I believe this is a direct response to the propaganda film Vaxxed.  It was a great experience taking part in this and I am… Continue reading In the Media: The Anti Vax Conspiracy

Anti Vax Quacks, Autism One Quacks, Quacks

Quack Exposed: Senta Depuydt

Senta Depuydt is a Belgian journalist, coach, and organizer of the congress "Sortir de L'Autisme" and the mother of an autistic child with low support needs. Sotir de L'Autisme is the first European Congress on biomedical treatments in Paris and hosted debates on the biology of autism and vaccine safety in numerous French Speaking Countries.… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Senta Depuydt

Anti Vaccine, Quackery, Quackery Myths

Quack Myth Exposed: Vaccines are Unsafe and Unnecessary

There has been a lot of talk about people believing that vaccines are not safe or necessary. There is also a belief that vaccines cause autism.  This could not be further from the truth. The United States' Center for Disease Control has a long-running vaccine safety program and closely monitors the safety of vaccines. Part… Continue reading Quack Myth Exposed: Vaccines are Unsafe and Unnecessary

Anti Vax Quacks, Quacks

Quack Exposed: Monica Leon del Rio

Monica Leon del Rio is a  Colombian attorney and a mother of a girl that was sick after the HPV vaccine. She became a central figure in the legal battles around the issue in Columbia. She vowed to fight for her daughter Alejandra, and the other girls like her, to get her help. She took… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Monica Leon del Rio

Anti Vaccine, Quackery, Quackery Myths

Quack Myth: The SIDS and Vaccine Connection

In the anti-vaxxer community, there is a belief that there is a connection between Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and vaccines. Babies receive multiple vaccines when they are between 2 and 4 months old. This is the age range that is most common for SIDS. This has led people to believe the two are related.… Continue reading Quack Myth: The SIDS and Vaccine Connection