Anti-vaxxers can’t do math

October 25, 2011

A posting at a “newspaper” (I use the term loosely here) called the Canadian entitled ” America’s Toxic Flu shots: 250 times EPA mercury limit” has been getting a bit of attention (and ridicule) lately. The same article appears to be posted at another site under the name “Flu Shots Contain More than 250 Times the EPA’s Safety Limit for Mercury“, both by someone called¬†Anthony Gucciardi. The article is riddled with factual errors, and actually identifies well-known quack Russel Blaylock as a “leading neurologist”. But without even going into all the factual errors, which have been pointed out elsewhere (such as here), the article has fundamental math errors that¬† make it even more laughable.

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9 Anti-Vaccine Myths Demolished

May 7, 2010

A “naturopathic doctor” (how do they get away with calling themselves doctors?) recently posted what he thought were “9 questions that stump every pro-vaccine advocate“. The rebuttal at Science-Based Medicine demonstrates just how clueless this naturopath is, and is well worth reading.