Vaccine

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Measles Epidemic in Britain Thanks to Anti-Vaccination Fears

Celebrities continue to promote vaccine-autism link in face of science.
Media Research Center

CDC Exonerates Vaccines Years After Media Stirred Up Fears

Dr. Frank DeStefano studied over 1,000 children; found no vaccine-autism connection.

Damage Done: Media Misinformation on Vaccines Helps Cause Whooping Cough Resurgence

When a credulous press hypes a phony controversy, the fallout can be all too real.

Local ABC Stations Report Gardasil Story Better than ABCNews.com

Concerns over serious side effects prompts CDC to review the vaccine's safety.

CBS Lauds Vaccines, Admits 'No Idea of What Actually Causes Autism'

'Evening News' reminds viewers protection from diseases outweighs potential risks from vaccinations.

CBS Does Turnabout on Mercury-based Thimerosal's Link to Autism

Seven months prior, 'Evening News' gave a slanted report about autistic hardship blamed on thimerosal.

Prescription For Bias

Networks Downplay Drug Costs, Treat Medicine as Entitlement

ABC Reports New Autism Study Finds Genetics, Not Toxins, to Blame for Rise in Cases

But network failed to remind viewers it gave Robert Kennedy a soapbox about mercury as cause for disease.

Slanting the Cervical Cancer Vaccine Story

"Groups wary of drug industry motives" versus "religious and cultural conservatives." What, no liberals?
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