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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.
An abandoned measles ward on Ellis Island.

The dangerous measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, is what happens when people refuse to vaccinate their kids

American scientists developed the first measles vaccine in 1963. The US had all but taken care of the deadly problem by 2000, but it's back.
Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reacts as he speaks at the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France.

Facebook plans to tackle anti-vaccine misinformation by rejecting false ads and de-ranking harmful pages

Facebook is taking steps to address a flood of anti-vaccine misinformation on its platform.
Man Made Epidemic, an anti-vaccine movie, is listed as Amazon's Choice.

It looks like Amazon stopped promoting an anti-vaccine movie as ‘Amazon’s Choice’

Amazon pulled anti-vax films from Prime Video after Rep. Adam Schiff expressed concerns about this. It removed the "Amazon's Choice" label from one.