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Trumping Science: Part III - The Scientist

Scientists criticize unconfirmed reports that President-elect Donald Trump has asked Robert Kennedy Jr., an anti-vaccine activist, to investigate vaccine safety. By Joshua A. Krisch | January 12, 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share ...and more »

Vaccine skeptic Robert Kennedy Jr. says Trump asked him to lead commission on 'vaccine safety' - Washington Post

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a proponent of a widely discredited theory that vaccines cause autism, said Tuesday that President-elect Donald Trump asked him to chair a new commission on vaccines. Hours later, however, a spokeswoman for Trump's transition ...and more »

Just How Safe Are Vaccines? Here Are the Numbers - Live Science

Anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said that President-elect Donald Trump asked him to lead a new government commission on vaccine safety. But science on this issue is already clear; numerous studies show that vaccines are safe and effective ...and more »

If Trump keeps stoking vaccine fears, he will endanger children's lives - Washington Post

PRESIDENT-ELECT Donald Trump's transition team tried to tamp down the report from leading vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. that Mr. Trump had asked him to lead a new panel on the safety of childhood inoculations. The president-elect, we were told ...and more »

Trump asks skeptic to probe vaccine safety, alarming doctors (Update) - Medical Xpress

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. talks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 10,2017, after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President-elect Donald Trump is reviving long debunked attempts to link ...and more »

A Robert F. Kennedy Jr.-led Vaccine Commission Would Be Bad News - WIRED

The incoming presidential administration's war against evidence-based policy-making has opened a new front. President-elect Donald Trump announced—or seemed to announce, anyway—that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., nephew1 of a former president and an ...and more »

Donald Trump is rekindling one of his favorite conspiracy theories: Vaccine safety - Washington Post

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a prominent skeptic of the safety of vaccines, told reporters at Trump Tower Tuesday that President-elect Donald Trump had asked him to chair a commission focused on that subject, The Washington Post's Abby Phillip reports ...and more »

Trump taps vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to launch review -

Vaccination skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says he will oversee a presidential panel to review vaccine safety and science at the request of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump in a move likely to reignite debate despite now-debunked research that tied ...and more »

Trump's Dangerous Support for Conspiracies About Autism and Vaccines - The New Yorker

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., who is one of the most famous proponents of the anti-vaccination movement, has said that Donald Trump wants him to chair a committee on vaccines and scientific integrity. Photograph by REX / Shutterstock. In 2005, Robert F ...and more »

Exclusive Q&A: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Trump's proposed vaccine commission - Science Magazine

Environmental attorney Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., an outspoken vaccine critic, said today that he was asked by President-elect Donald Trump to chair a “vaccine safety and scientific integrity” commission. (A Trump spokesperson, however, later said that ...and more »