anti-vaxxer

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anti-vaxxer

One who is opposed to the administering of vaccines, especially to children. "Vaxx" is short for "vaccine." Anti-vaxxers usually believe that vaccines are linked to illness.
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She immediately rebuked panelist Meghan McCain when labeled an anti-vaxxer and then targeted big pharmaceutical companies. 
The Townsend Letter will continue to carry evidence-based articles and information about vaccination even if it supports an anti-vaxxer position.
The few times I have discussed vaccinations with an anti-vaxxer or a parent questioning the accepted schedule, I am impressed by their lack of knowledge of how the immune system works and the science behind vaccines.