A Washington Post report reveals that anti-vaccine groups profited from COVID-19 misinformation, raising over $118 million from 2020 to 2022. Pre-pandemic revenue was dwarfed as groups like Children’s Health Defense and ICAN increased fundraising efforts and salaries for executives like RFK Jr and Del Bigtree. These organizations have promoted false narratives about COVID-19 vaccines and unsupported treatments, such as ivermectin, posing public health risks and undermining vaccine mandates for children’s diseases.
All the pseudoscience all the time.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has profited substantially from promoting anti-vaccine misinformation. Despite his background in environmental advocacy, he refutes scientific evidence on vaccines. His book, “The Real Anthony Fauci,” has generated millions in sales, raising ethical concerns. By prioritizing personal gain over public health, Kennedy’s actions undermine efforts to combat COVID-19 and other preventable diseases.
In July 2023, a False Claims Act lawsuit against Merck, alleging fraud related to the mumps vaccine, was dismissed due to lack of material evidence. The court found that the government’s decision to contract with Merck was based on its own data about effectiveness, rendering any misrepresentations by Merck immaterial. The lawsuit has been appealed to the Third Circuit.
Christopher Exley keeps trying to link aluminum to everything. Now he’s trying to tie aluminum in vaccines to autism spectrum disorder.
People seem to embrace the unscientific anti-vaccines opinions pushed by people like Robert F Kennedy Jr. I list out reasons why.
The Kennedy family is publicly disagreeing with RFK Jr’s false claims about vaccines. I hope they keep making these statements.
Robert F Kennedy Jr rejects vaccine scientific consensus but accepts it for climate change. Scientific evidence supports both equally.
Despite the false claims from Robert F Kennedy Jr and other anti-vaxxers, the scientific facts is vaccines do not cause autism.
Starving cancer is another one of those internet myths pushed by pseudoscientific quacks who try to give people and “easy” cure for cancer.
Professor Dorit Rubinstein Reiss reviews why the critics of Robert F Kennedy Jr have not sued him for defamation despite his false claims.