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Antivaccine nonsense Medicine Pseudoscience

Cureus shockingly does the right thing and retracts an antivax review about COVID-19 vaccines

A misinformation-laden review article in Cureus by prominent antivax activists that called for a moratorium on COVID vaccination has been retracted. What took so long, and how could such a paper been published in the peer-reviewed literature in the first place?

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Antivaccine nonsense Medicine Politics

Physicians are their own worst enemies with respect to misinformation

A recent study found that physicians and scientists who are perceived as “experts” are prevalent within the antivax community and more influential because of their status as physicians and scientists. Why do physicians continue to tolerate antivax quacks within our ranks?

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Antivaccine nonsense Bioethics Clinical trials

An antivaxxer is creating his own bogus institutional review board (IRB)

James Lyons-Weiler recently announced that his antivax org, Institute for Pure and Applied Knowledge (IPAK), is creating his own IRB. Its real purpose? Most likely to provide cover for unethical antivax studies.

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Antivaccine nonsense Medicine

Former Director of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute: Still Antivax?

Dr. Daniel Neides, former director of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute fired for antivax writings, now inspires a new generation of antivaxxers.

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Antivaccine nonsense Bad science Medicine

Antivaxxers write about “lessons learned” but know nothing

Antivaxxers just published another antivax review about “lessons learned” claiming that COVID-19 vaccines cause more harm than good. Yawn.