Refuted Studies

Another Anti-Vax Link Dump

I found this one over at CureGear where they had an awesome shirt "Vaccines Cause Adults" that upset some anti-vaxxers. I haven't bought mine yet, but I definitely may soon. So as usual, the goal of the anti-vax link dump is to overwhelm you with sources that look official (but usually aren't) to try and… Continue reading Another Anti-Vax Link Dump

Refuted Blogs

Refuting the anti-vax anti-flu shot copy’n’paste

Copy n pasted... Right of the bat, we know this anti-vaxxer is a winner. They couldn't come up with a response to what you said, so they're going to copy and paste this off their anti-vax cult page. Me: "May I please have the package insert for the flu vaccine?" Rite-Aid Pharmacist: "Why?" Me: "So… Continue reading Refuting the anti-vax anti-flu shot copy’n’paste

Vaccine Ingredients

What the heck is Thimerosal?

If you have read any vaccine/anti-vax comment thread you will inevitably see someone say, "But vaccines have mercury in them!" and then someone will respond, "Thimerosal is not mercury you dolt!"  The anti-vaxxer scratches their head in confusion, the pro-vaxxer feels like they've won the argument, and the sideline readers say, "What?" So the purpose of this… Continue reading What the heck is Thimerosal?