THUNK – 59. Anti-Vax & Conspiracies

The anti-vax movement persists despite scientific consensus – what makes it such a convincing conspiracy theory?

-Links for the Curious-

Rationalwiki’s entry on conspiracy theories –

“No effect of MMR withdrawal on the incidence of autism: a total population study” –

“A Population-Based Study of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccination and Autism” –

“Autism and measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine: no epidemiological evidence for a causal association” –

“Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination and bowel problems or developmental regression in children with autism: population study” –

Healthcare Triage: Vaccines and Autism –

Healthcare Triage: Herd Immunity –

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