Teen Testifies to Congress About Anti-Vaccine Mom
He gave it a shot. Ethan Lindenberger, 18, told the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions yesterday about how he sought to vaccinate himself after his mother — reportedly misinformed by social media — didn’t get him immunized. The Ohio teen said his efforts to counter her anti-vaccine beliefs with solid research were met with the response, “That’s what they want you to think.”
How else is the anti-vaccine movement under fire? Amid growing concerns about its negative effect on public health, Amazon has reportedly begun removing anti-vaccine documentaries from Prime Video.
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