Tag Archives: Vaccine

Why doctors aren’t shocked that mumps have hit the NHL

Mumps outbreaks occur continually, most of them small and unreported. They’re attracting attention today only because NHL players are involved. And they’re certain to attract attention in future.

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Merck has some explaining to do over their MMR vaccine claims

Pharma giant Merck faces at least two lawsuits alleging wrongdoing over its Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine — hearings made all the more explosive given the introduction of race into the mix. Continue reading Merck has some explaining to do over their MMR vaccine claims

I’m no anti-vaxxer, but the measles vaccine can’t prevent outbreaks

Vaccinomics — personalized vaccines married to genomics — are no pie-in-the-sky fantasy but possibly the next big coming thing. Dr. Gregory Poland, one of the world’s most admired, most advanced thinkers in the field of vaccinology, certainly thinks so.

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Why the press shouldn’t dismiss vaccine skeptics

Granted, kooks and quacks exist in the vaccination field, just as they exist elsewhere. But no journalist would have any difficulty finding dozens of distinguished skeptical scientists for the very few “rogue” scientists that the press has vilified.

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