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Zoey O’Toole of Children’s Health Defense on “Turtles All the Way Down”

It’s an ideal introduction to the scientific debate on vaccine safety and efficacy Listen HERE Zoey O’Toole, editor of the anonymously-authored new book Turtles All the Way Down: Vaccine Science and Myth, demystifies a complex topic. Q: Why are “anti-vaxxers” so relentlessly smeared in the media? A: Because ad hominems are the best way to distract people from  scientific facts when those facts prove inconvenient to the powerful financial interests pushing pro-vaccine mythology. (That’s why the author of Turtles has chosen to remain anonymous, forcing critics to engage with the message rather than kill the messenger.) Almost three decades ago,…