Anti-vaxxers in power

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Update:
Samoa ends measles state of emergency as infection rate slows

A mass vaccination drive covering 95 percent of population brings deadly disease under control.

The South Pacific island nation of Samoa has lifted a six-week state of emergency after the infection rate from a measles outbreak that killed 81 people was brought under control.

The highly-infectious disease swept through Samoa in November, infecting more than 5,600 people. Most of the victims were babies and young children.

The government said in a statement late on Saturday that the emergency orders, which included aggressive measures to contain the virus such as closing schools and restricting travel, had been lifted
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Death and infection rates in Samoa started to slow in mid-December after a vaccine drive pushed immunisation rates towards 95 percent, the level health experts say is effective in creating "herd immunity" that can contain the disease.
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/12/ ... 59134.html

Vaccines work. How surprising. :roll:
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Events promoting vaccination called off in Nevada after harassing comments were posted on social media :|
(CNN)A non-profit that promotes vaccinations in Nevada canceled two events after anti-vaxxers posted harassing comments against the host venues on social media.

Immunize Nevada scheduled two fundraising breakfasts in December to honor health care employees who help with vaccinations. Online harassment and concerns of protesters coming to the events drove the organization to cancel the Reno and Las Vegas events.
"We looked at the whole picture and because we knew that these events were to be celebrations in honor of immunization champions in Nevada, we didn't want there to be any risk," Executive Director Heidi Parker of Immunize Nevada told CNN on Monday.
There has been an "increase in harassment and anti-vax extremist behavior," Parker said. She cited anti-vaccination supporters speaking up at a meeting of Nevada's legislative health care committee, which she spoke at on December 11.
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That's a lot of stupid in a small space, could turn into a Black Hole of Stoopid!
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Jesus H. Fucking Christ, the stupid burns hotter than the Sun!
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DR Congo measles: More than 6,000 dead in world's worst outbreak

The number of people killed by a measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed 6,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.

The WHO says the epidemic is the world's largest and fastest moving.

Around 310,000 suspected measles cases have been reported since the start of 2019, the WHO says.

The Congolese government and the WHO launched an emergency vaccination programme last September.

More than 18 million children under five were vaccinated across the country in 2019, the WHO says.

But poor infrastructure, attacks on health centres and a lack of access to routine healthcare have all hindered efforts to stop the spread of the disease.

Every one of the country's 26 provinces has reported cases of measles since the outbreak was declared in June last year.

DR Congo is also experiencing the second most deadly outbreak of Ebola the world has ever seen but this has killed less than half as many people as measles in the country.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-51028791
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Ha! Take that Ebola.
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Wasn't sure whether to post this in Thought-Provoking Graphs or Cunt of the Week. "Vaccine Course" merely flipped the same meaningless line and got your antivax propaganda right here.

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shemp wrote: Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:14 am Jesus H. Fucking Christ, the stupid burns hotter than the Sun!
More like "oozes more than Cuyahoga River sludge."
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Fewer in U.S. Continue to See Vaccines as Important
  • 84% in U.S. say vaccinating children is important, down from 94% in 2001
  • 86% say vaccines are not more dangerous than the diseases they prevent
  • 45% of Americans say vaccines do not cause autism in children
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https://news.gallup.com/poll/276929/few ... rtant.aspx
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Copycat: viewtopic.php?p=987379#p987379
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Never read that topic
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I refuse to read that. I refuse to drown in the stupid.
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Understandable. :mrgreen:
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Poor kid. Too bad he has dumbfuck parents.
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Life is hard.

And short.
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As we're at it: 02.02.2020 was a palindrome. Find the next one.
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How to cure The Stoopid:

Tools needed: One (1) Sledgehammer

Instructions: Apply sledgehammer liberally to the afflicted subject's cranium. Repeat until subject is no longer stoopid.
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Shut the fuck up you moron
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Ad Hom man strikes again!

And this from a guy who can't properly punctuate his sentences. :)
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https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-med ... u-n1131936
One recent post came from the mother of a 4-year-old Colorado boy who died from the flu this week. In it, she consulted group members while noting that she had declined to fill a prescription written by a doctor.

The child had not been diagnosed yet, but he was running a fever and had a seizure, the mother wrote. She added that two of her four children had been diagnosed with the flu and that the doctor had prescribed the antiviral Tamiflu for everyone in the household.

“The doc prescribed tamiflu I did not pick it up,” she wrote.
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None of the 45 comments on the mother’s Facebook post suggested medical attention. The child was eventually hospitalized and died four days later, according to a GoFundMe started on his behalf by his family.

The mother also wrote that the “natural cures” she was treating all four of her children with — including peppermint oil, Vitamin C and lavender — were not working and asked the group for more advice. The advice that came in the comments included breastmilk, thyme and elderberry, none of which are medically recommended treatments for the flu.

“Perfect, I’ll try that,” the mother responded.

The mother’s recent posts have now been deleted from Stop Mandatory Vaccination, but in group posts going back to 2017 she said she had not vaccinated her children from the flu.
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Witness wrote: Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:03 am Image
https://twitter.com/kylekopitke?lang=en
Makes Trump look semi-intelligent by comparison.
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↑ Ah, yes, there's that. :mrgreen:





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"Too bad they'll die from the measles before being able to use those brain cells. And with a parent like you, it's real obvious the starting number of brain cells was well below average. Fucking cunt."
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In fact it's the opposite:

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Cheaper to make wrist bands that say "Do not resucitate."
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No. No they are not. Stop confabulating you triggers sweetheart.
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