Stephanie Messenger

Melanie’s Marvellous Measles – Myles Reviews

May 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

A parasitic industry has developed parallel to the ever growing anti-vaccine movement, willing to sell them products that both feed and escalate their fears. Perhaps one of the more vile and upsetting products for sale is ‘Melanie’s Marvellous Measles’. A book that is, in my opinion, disgusting as it is marketed towards children and promotes the idea that vaccinations are ineffective and that children should actively try to contract measles. The Most Horrific Children’s Book Ever [...]

The Most Horrific Children’s Book Ever Conceived

May 16, 2016 // 7 Comments

Edited by Peter & James In 1998, the former medical researcher and gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield published a paper linking the administration of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine with the onset of autism and bowel disorders. In the 18 years since its publication, scientists have tried and failed to reproduce the paper’s findings and have discovered that parts had been falsified. This resulted in the paper being retracted by the publisher, whose editor-in-chief [...]