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Russian Trolls Are Spreading Confusion About Vaccine Safety On Twitter

By BuzzFeed News

Russian trolls tweeted about vaccines 22 times more frequently than the average Twitter user, a new study showsRead full story

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  • This will cost real lives. During flu season, as many as 1 in 10 deaths can be from the flu. Some years, 20% of the population gets sick. And the flu shot is our best way to fight it.

  • Ironic how the Russians are trying to use online virality to create actual virality. Now, we need to make this article viral to stop them! Spread this.

  • This needs to be stopped. Period. People are dying from diseases that are preventable. It’s unacceptable!

  • I want to add a cautionary point to this. "post hoc, ergo propter hoc"

    Vaccinations sound awesome, but they are based on 1950's science and also now supported and researched by CAPITALISTS.

    I hang out with some cool people, from CDC researchers, virologists, and pharmaceutical players.

    The point is, they are dividing people, not making logical and scientific points.

    The debate is still real. The science is about as poisonous as the efficacy of Coconut oil. The efficacy is far from data science

    I want to add a cautionary point to this. "post hoc, ergo propter hoc"

    Vaccinations sound awesome, but they are based on 1950's science and also now supported and researched by CAPITALISTS.

    I hang out with some cool people, from CDC researchers, virologists, and pharmaceutical players.

    The point is, they are dividing people, not making logical and scientific points.

    The debate is still real. The science is about as poisonous as the efficacy of Coconut oil. The efficacy is far from data science based.

    'Vaccines', is a plural. It's like saying all whites, all blacks, all Jews, all PS4 fans...

    Let me destroy your argument for pro-vaccine people. Foreigners aren't requires to get vaccinated to visit the US, and thus, it's a small world after all.

    Immunology is inherently genetic and a construct of environmental hygiene.

    Any non natural attempt to combat viruses, or bacterial infections results in "nature finding it's way".

    The truth is that the "STFU if you don't know what you are talking about" plague has died.

    People love scape goats, and they love to use shoddy data science, and yield to their inner Romulan when a Vulcan would be more respectable.

    AI is knowing stupidity, acknowledging ignorance, and shutting down false causality.

    I can't expect the human race to evolve so elegantly, and thus, I am thoroughly perplexed with what to do with the "great debaters" of ill gotten facts, illogical conclusions, and adamantly self righteous torch bearers holding up their iPhone 3's in an iPhone 4 world.

    Leave the science to others, and stop pretending to be someone of merit based off your undoubtedly biased positions.

  • Jenny McCarthy doesn’t need any more help misleading a gullible public!

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