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M.I.A. revealed she's an anti-vaxxer on Twitter.

Singer M.I.A. tweeted that she would ‘choose death’ over getting vaccinated for the coronavirus

"If I have to choose the vaccine or chip I'm gonna choose death. YALA," the singer and rapper wrote in a series of anti-vaccination tweets.
A nurse preparing a vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella.

A 4-year-old boy died of the flu after an anti-vaxxer Facebook group told his mom to treat him with elderberries and breast milk instead of Tamiflu

The mother in Colorado said she did not pick up the Tamiflu antiviral medication her doctor prescribed.
You may run into some stealth anti-vaccine content while scrolling Instagram.

Anti-vaxxers are finding Instagram loopholes to spread their dangerous message

The platform banned anti-vaccine messaging in May, but anti-vaxxers are gaming the system and exploiting pro-choice and pro-vaccine hashtags.

Bill Maher agreed with a controversial doctor, repeating a debunked theory that it was ‘realistic’ that vaccines have caused autism in chi...

On his show "Real Time with Bill Maher," the late night host agreed with a controversial doctor he had on the show, saying vaccines may cause autism.
2020 candidate Marianne Williamson gave a confusing answer in reference to her position on vaccinations.

Marianne Williamson gives confusing answer on whether she supports anti-vaxxers

Marianne Williamson told MSNBC host ArI Melber that she is "pro-vaccination, pro-medicine, and pro-science," but criticized pharmaceutical lobbying.
Jerome Kunkel and his attorney, Christopher Wiest.

The Kentucky teen who refused to get the chickenpox vaccine got chickenpox

The Kentucky teen who refused the chickenpox vaccination, and even sued his local health department over it, contracted the disease.
Children are especially at risk for measles, a highly infectious disease that can be deadly if left untreated.

If you’re an anti-vaxxer, you have ‘blood on your hands,’ according to the UK’s healthcare secretary

UK health secretary Matt Hancock told The Times that anti-vaxxers "have blood on their hands" and that he won't rule out compulsory vaccinations.
Pedestrians walk near the Yeshiva Kehilath Yakov School in the South Williamsburg neighborhood, April 9, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. New York City has ordered all yeshivas in a heavily Orthodox Jewish section of Brooklyn to exclude from classes all students who aren't vaccinated against measles or face fines or possible closure.

Measles is spreading rapidly in New York City — 94 more people have gotten sick this month. Elsewhere, the infection has killed more than 1,200 ...

Measles cases are on the rise in the US and around the globe as more people forego vaccines. But not everyone who skips the vaccine wants to.
Jerome Kunkel and his father, Bill Kunkel

A Kentucky teen who refused the chickenpox vaccine is suing after being barred from attending school

An unvaccinated Kentucky teen sued his local health department after the agency banned students without the chicken pox vaccine from attending school.
Vaccine court is housed in a red brick building, two minutes from the White House.

Inside ‘vaccine court,’ where the US government pays millions to people who say they were harmed by vaccines

Vaccine court is funded by a 75¢ cent tax on every childhood vaccine administered in the US. Most cases stem from bad needle jabs.