Tag: Anti-Vaxxers

German Health Minister Jens Spahn Proposes Steep Fines If Children Don't Get Measles Vaccination

A health official in Germany proposed fines for parents who will not vaccinate their children against measles. This proposal came amid a highly charged debate on whether measles vaccination should be mandatory or not.

May 6, 2019

Pet Immunization Rate Drops Amid Growing Anti-vaxx Movement

Anti-vaxx sentiments have spread even to pet owners. Veterinarians have recorded declining pet immunization — a situation that could be dangerous to animals and even humans.

Public Health April 14, 2019

Ethan Lindenberger, Teen Who Defied Parents Over Vaccine, Says Anti-Vaxx Mom Believed Fake News On Facebook

Eighteen-year-old Ethan Lindenberger appeared before a Senate Committee, where he stated his anti-vaxx mom's misinformation stemmed from social media. He said Facebook is among the sites often used by his mother to backup the idea vaccines are harmful.

Public Health March 7, 2019

Teen Who Got Vaccinated Behind Parents' Backs To Speak Before Congress

Ethan Linderberger will speak in front of the Senate to talk about his decision to get vaccinated despite his parents' anti-vaccine beliefs. He will make an appearance during a hearing on the reappearance of preventable diseases in the United States.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 4, 2019

Vaccination Hesitancy Part Of WHO's Top Global Health Threats Of 2019

Ebola, HIV, and the anti-vaxx movement are just some of the top global health threats of 2019. The World Health Organization notes the multiple health challenges that the world is facing this year.

Public Health January 18, 2019

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