All Blog Posts Tagged 'vaccination' (3)

Experts Argue Against Proposed Ban On Vaccine Preservative

The preservative in question is thiomersal, an organomercury compound. Wikipedia says: "Risk assessment for effects on the nervous system have been made by extrapolating from dose-response relationships for methylmercury. Methylmercury and ethylmercury distributes to all body tissues, crossing the blood–brain barrier and the placental barrier, and ethylmercury also moves freely throughout the body. Concerns based on extrapolations from methylmercury caused thiomersal to be removed from U.S.… Continue

Added by Bud the Wonderer on December 17, 2012 at 6:11am — No Comments

Dark Age memetics

Both creationism and environmental denial are almost daily news. Their vile triplet, anti-vaccination crusading, hasn't reached quite the same level yet, but this article is a fascinating read -

A Broken Trust: Lessons from the Vaccine–Autism Wars

It's quite a sobering reminder of the actual scale of the assault being mounted against reason. Recommended for those who are still… Continue

Added by Фелч Гроган on May 30, 2009 at 11:08am — 7 Comments

Don't panic! No fire!

This was also posted on my atheist blog, Cubik's Rube.

This is a great article, which further serves to intimidate me regarding the task of coming up with my own article to summarise my thoughts on the recent anti-vaccination nonsense. It makes the case strongly and succinctly that the people continuing to push a link between vaccines and autism are… Continue

Added by Cubik's Rube on May 5, 2009 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

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