While people sicken, CBS reporter spreads antivax propaganda

While people sicken, CBS reporter spreads antivax propaganda

While people sicken, CBS reporter spreads antivax propaganda

Bad Astronomy
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April 5 2011 4:04 PM

While people sicken, CBS reporter spreads antivax propaganda

Short and sweet:

Why is it that when...

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a) 30 people in Virginia have been diagnosed with pertussis (whooping cough) -- enough to cause classes to be canceled at a local school -- and

b) 14 cases have popped up in Minnesota -- cases which can apparently be traced almost directly to the dangerous antivax movement --

... does CBS allow a ridiculous antivax screed by reporter Sharyl Attkisson ever to see the light of day?

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Tip o' the syringe to balister. Pertussis image from Microbiology2009.



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