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How Donald Trump's conspiracy theories about vaccines could harm public health - Washington Post

President-elect Donald Trump met this past week with Robert Kennedy Jr., an environmental activist (and Democratic political scion) who opposes mandatory vaccination laws because he believes in discredited conspiracy theories that say immunizations are ...and more »

The truth about vaccines, autism and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s conspiracy theory - Washington Post

First things first: Vaccines do not cause autism. So say the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, along with ...and more »

The science is clear: Vaccines are safe, effective, and do not cause autism - The Hub at Johns Hopkins

Scientists and medical experts were alarmed Tuesday by news reports of a Trump Tower meeting between President-elect Donald Trump and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., two men who have promoted widely debunked anti-vaccination theories suggesting a link ...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 »

How Robert F. Kennedy Jr. distorted vaccine science - STAT

obert F. Kennedy Jr. said Tuesday that he will head up a panel on vaccine safety for Donald Trump. The president-elect's transition team spokeswoman later walked that back, saying that he is “exploring the possibility” of forming a panel on autism, but ...and more »

Donald Trump met with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a dangerous anti-vaxxer advocate - Vox

President-elect Donald Trump met Tuesday with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to discuss “vaccines and immunizations,” and after the meeting Kennedy announced that Trump had selected him to lead a commission looking into “vaccine safety.” Robert F Kennedy JR ...and more »

What Trump can — and can't — do to change vaccine policy - STAT

obert F. Kennedy Jr., a prominent doubter of the safety of vaccines, told reporters on Tuesday that he will chair a commission 1 on vaccine safety and scientific integrity as part of Donald Trump's administration. The president-elect's spokeswoman ...and more »

Trump, Kennedy, and the real science of vaccines - STAT

ews that President-elect Donald Trump and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. met on Tuesday rang alarm bells throughout the scientific community, because both have aggressively promoted discredited anti-vaccination theories. Here are the debunked theories they ...and more »

Vaccine skeptic says he's been asked to lead Trump vaccine commission - The Hill

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a noted vaccine skeptic, said Tuesday that he's accepted President-elect Donald Trump Donald John TrumpOn North Korea, give Trump some credit Exclusive: Bannon says Rosenstein could be fired 'very shortly' GOP dissidents on ...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 »