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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.

An anti-vaxxer said she gave trick-or-treaters chicken-pox-infected lollipops, claiming they help with ‘life-long immunity’

Getting the chicken pox once can increase immunity, but doesn't guarantee that a person will never get the infection again.
A US schoolboy receives his measles vaccination during field trials to determine the vaccine's effectiveness in 1962 at Fernbank School in Atlanta, Georgia.

4 European countries just lost their measles elimination status, and the US could be next

The measles are making a comeback in four European countries where the virus had been declared "eliminated."
A vial of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine at the International Community Health Services clinic in Seattle, Washington.

From smallpox to rubella, here are 6 infectious diseases you can avoid thanks to vaccines

Polio, rubella, diphtheria, measles, and smallpox and are among the diseases that vaccines have helped to eliminate in the US.
Antibiotics are currently used to treat chlamydia, but more and more STIs are evolving to resist some current antibiotics.

The first chlamydia vaccine could soon be on its way. The common STI can lead to infertility, chronic pain, and an increased risk of HIV.

There are 1 million new STI cases globally every day, and many current antibiotics used to treat them are becoming antibiotic resistant.
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (left) and Jenny McCarthy (right) contributed anti-vaccine articles to HuffPost, founded by Arianna Huffington (center).

Looking for anti-vaccine conspiracy theories? You can find them on HuffPost.

HuffPost continues to host articles, some written by celebrities like Jenny McCarthy and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., that link vaccines to autism.

2020 presidential contender Marianne Williamson called vaccine mandates “draconian,” and no different than the abortion debates

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson said during an event in New Hampshire that vaccination mandates are "draconian" and "Orwelian."
Bernard and Lisa Selz have donated millions to anti-vax organizations.

Meet Bernard and Lisa Selz, the wealthy New York City couple who has donated millions to the anti-vax movement

Their donations were used to partially fund "Vaxxed," a documentary that relied on pseudoscience to question the safety of vaccines.
Dr. Lawrence Palevsky is a leading proponent of the discredited conspiracy theory that vaccines are related to autism. He practices medicine at the Northport Wellness Center (right) in Suffolk County, New York.

This New York doctor has been publicly urging parents not to vaccinate their children in the midst of a measles outbreak. Why is he still allowed to p...

A New York pediatrician has opposed vaccines for more than a decade, but continues to practice medicine.
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.