Category Archives: vaccines

Vaccine Angst

The Covid pandemic has brought vaccines back into the limelight and a review of the history of vaccination seems timely. Current day vaccines have saved millions of lives but a vigorous anti-vaccine movement has led to a culture war of … Continue reading

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Frustrations Boil at Pace of Vaccinations at Long-Term Care Facilities

The Trump administration raised hopes of a speedy process for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Patience is wearing thin. By Rebecca Robbins In mid-December, a top Trump administration official floated an enticing possibility: All nursing home residents in the … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s Anti-Vaxxer Donor

Zeldin’s Anti-Vaxxer Donor Joins Reopen Protests, Opposes Any Future COVID-19 Vaccine Does Lee Zeldin agree with risking New Yorkers lives? As Governor Cuomo prepares a statewide plan to reopen safely, Lee Zeldin donor and staunch anti-vaccine advocate Rita Palma joined calls to … Continue reading

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Debunking Anti-Vaxxers

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Attacks on Science

From Jenny Mulligan: Attacks on Science The Trump administration and 115th Congress have been actively dismantling science-based health and safety protections, sidelining scientific evidence, and undoing recent progress on scientific integrity. We’ve seen this movie before. And we know how to … Continue reading

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Measles Epidemic

CDC: vaccines for your children. As of April 29, 2019, CDC (Centers for Disease Control) officials say measles cases have broken a 25-year-old record, with at least 704 sickened by the highly contagious disease More than 500 of the people … Continue reading

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