‘Anti-vaxxers’ and ‘Experts’ -Time to Look Behind the Labels

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July 07, 2020

By Elizabeth Hart, CHD Guest Contributor

Margie Danchin, an academic associated with the vaccine industry, has called for the imminent tour of the movie Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Catastrophe to be stopped in Australia, as reported in the biased Sydney Morning Herald.

Danchin is described as a ‘leading immunisation researcher’ who is apparently concerned about ‘anti-vaccination activity’.  She is yet another self-appointed vaccine defender who stands in the way of open discussion of vaccination policy and vaccine safety –  but what exactly is her expertise in this area, what qualifies her to shut others down?

See below independent vaccination campaigner Elizabeth Hart’s email to Margie Danchin questioning her expertise, and raising her conflicts of interest. It’s time to bring these people to account.

22 June 2020

For the attention of:   
A/Professor Margie Danchin
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Dear A/Prof Danchin, recently you featured in an article in The Sydney Morning Herald titled: ‘Dangerous’: Researchers note ‘massive uptick’ in anti-vaccination activity, 14 June 2020, This is just one of a series of articles published lately with an ‘anti-vaxxer’ theme.

In Wendy Tuohy’s article, you are described as a ‘leading immunisation researcher’.  A/Prof Danchin, can you please advise me, what expertise do you have in all