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 – rationalwiki.org/wiki/Conspiracy_theory

“No effect of MMR withdrawal on the incidence of autism: a total population study” – onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1469-7610.2005.01425.x/full

“A Population-Based Study of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccination and Autism” – www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa021134

“Autism and measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine: no epidemiological evidence for a causal association” – www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2899%2901239-8/abstract?cc=y

“Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination and bowel problems or developmental regression in children with autism: population study” – www.bmj.com/content/324/7334/393.short

Healthcare Triage: Vaccines and Autism – www.youtube.com/watch?v=o65l1YAVaYc

Healthcare Triage: Herd Immunity – www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuiHFg_nfnE

Leave a Comment