This Multimillion-Pound Charity Is Offering To Pay For Autistic Children To Have Pseudoscientific Treatments
Caudwell Children, which was set up by the billionaire Phones4U founder John Caudwell, is offering to pay for children to attend clinics offering pseudoscientific treatments and which appear to endorse unfounded links between vaccines and autism.
California Shows The Rest Of The Country How To Boost Kindergarten Vaccination Rates
California has boosted its vaccination rates, thanks in part to a controversial law making it illegal for parents to refuse school vaccine requirements for “personal beliefs.” Other states, however, are still vaccinating children at dangerously low rates.
The Pentagon Is Putting Big Money Into Synthetic Biology
Genetically engineered bacteria, bionic limbs, and synthetic vaccines will help the U.S. build a more powerful military, according to DARPA, the Pentagon’s futuristic research arm. The agency’s renewed interest in biology comes despite scientists’ recent warnings about genetic engineering and deadly disease bugs.
Update: Boxer, Feinstein Call For End To California's Vaccine Exemptions
The California Democrats say there should be "no such thing" as a philosophical exemption. California has had a recent measles outbreak — and, in general, few Democrats in the state are totally clear on whether the exemption should end.
Ben Carson On Vaccinations: We Shouldn't Allow Diseases To Return
"Certain communicable diseases have been largely eradicated by immunization policies in this country and we should not allow those diseases to return by foregoing safe immunization programs, for philosophical, religious or other reasons when we have the means to eradicate them."