Tagged: anti-vaxxers

Those vaccine ingredients again - BioBlog

Alison Campbell Dec 11, 2020

A year ago I posted an explanation on vaccine “ingredients”, in relation to some wild claims made about the measles vaccine in the context of Samoa’s measles epidemic. From what I’ve seen on recent RNZ comments threads, an update for the time of SARS-Cov-2 is required. So, here’s purple making a statement about the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine that – … Read More

Antivaxxers still ‘delusional’ and ‘dangerous’ - BioBlog

Alison Campbell Nov 06, 2017

Aaron Leaman’s excellent storyA in the Waikato Times and in Stuff used those words, and I’m sticking with them – because those adjectives describe the majority of the comments on the relevant FB page. When Aaron interviewed me for that story, I commented that it’s essential for scientists and doctors to continue to confront the waves of anti-vaccine … Read More

Dealing with Advocates of Pseudoscience - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Oct 22, 2011

One of the frustrating things about dealing with advocates of pseudoscience is the way they misuse scientific language. It reminds me a little of the following Catherine Tate skit. (Note – if the link does not work straight away click on it again to open the clip in Youtube) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ma8Vwkpx5y8&feature=related I have no problem talking about science with someone … Read More