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English citations of anti-vaxxer

Noun: "(derogatory) an anti-vaccinationist"[edit]

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  • 2009 — Henry C. Schmitt, "'Anti-Vaxxers' Are Putting Many At Risk", Pittsburgh-Post Gazette, 9 March 2009, letter to the editor:
    In the March 1 article "The Vaccine Dilemma," you failed to mention the basic error the "anti-vaxxers" make: They violate the basic scientific principle of "correlation is not causation."
  • 2010 — Kim Stagliano, All I Can Handle: I'm No Mother Teresa: A Life Raising Three Daughters With Autism, Skyhorse Publishing (2010), →ISBN, page 151:
    "Oh, Kim Stagliano? She's that anti-vaxxer lady who runs that 'anti-vaccine' Web site called Age of Autism."
  • 2011 — Travis Erbacher, "Anti-vaccine attack appreciated", Langley Advance, 5 July 2011, letter to the editor:
    Anti-vaxxers are unfortunately only one symptom of a larger issue.
  • 2011 — "GrrlScientist", "Deadly Choices: How the anti-vaccine movement threatens us all -- review", The Guardian, 11 October 2011:
    There was a time when vaccines were recognised as the life-saving medical advances that they are, but somewhere along the way, a portion of the public became side-tracked by the paranoia spouted by the powerful citizen misinformation activist movement, the anti-vaxxers, and stopped vaccinating their children.
  • 2011 — Bob Groeneveld, "Devolution offers cold comfort", Abbotsford Times, 1 December 2011:
    This kind of gets me back on the vaccination track, reminding me of some silly anti-vaxxers' recent comments.
  • 2012Amanda Marcotte, "Measles Outbreak Traced to Super Bowl, Anti-Vaccination Fanatics", Slate, 24 February 2012:
    Janice D'Arcy reports at the Washington Post on the latest measles outbreak traced back to anti-vaccination fanatics, but this time, instead of an outbreak being traced back to a Whole Foods or a nursery school---the usual places where the kids of yuppie anti-vaxxers have a chance to expose and be exposed---the trail for this one leads back to the Super Bowl.