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PBS Frontline's “The Vaccine War” Airs Tonight (Tuesday April 27)


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April 27th, 2010, 12:04 PM
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According to PBS, the documentary will explore the effects of the anti-vaccine movement, such as communities like Ashland, Oregon, where up to one-third of parents are choosing not to vaccinate their kids at all.

Read what the New York Times had to say about it in their review, here: Television Review - 'The Vaccine War' - PBS’s ‘Frontline’ Report on Childhood Vaccination Debate - NYTimes.com

Check your local listing for your air time or click here to enter your zip: PBS | TV Schedules
Here in WA it will be on at 9pm
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April 27th, 2010, 07:15 PM
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One of the diaper shops I follow on Facebook mentioned this. She was clearly anti-vaccine, as were a bunch of her commenters, including one who said she hoped that anti-vaccine people wouldn't be portrayed as crazy conspiracy theorists (hint you won't be because you ARE crazy conspiracy theorists!). I quickly deleted the shop. If she's dumb enough to voice her opinion when its not needed then she doesn't deserve my business.
ETA: It doesn't seem to be on in my area--they have their lame PBS auction instead Someone let me know how it is!
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April 27th, 2010, 10:06 PM
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It was good! I hope it helped some people on the fence overcome their fears and understand the scientific truth.
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April 28th, 2010, 01:36 AM
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Shoot I didn't see this post until it was too late! Hopefully I can see if it will be airing again soon!
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