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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Jo Churchill said the government must work with tech companies such as Facebook and Google to ensure parents are not misled by false information spread by so-called antivaxxers.
Small wonder then that "antivaxxers" who reject vaccination are vilified on social and in mainstream media, branded hysterics, idiots, monsters, murderers.
At first sight, this darkest twist in the antivaxxer saga that President Vladimir Putin may be partly responsible for the exponential rise in cases of measles across Europe and America appears scarcely credible.
The antivaxxers are out in force peddling fake news on a grand scale.
The situation is so serious the World Health Organization has named antivaxxers one of the top 10 threats to global health.