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Anti-vaxxers scam way into school


Jarrod Sierocki

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Anti-vaxxers have reportedly hijacked a seminar at Miami State School on the Gold Coast.

ANTI-VAXXERS have allegedly scammed their way into a Gold Coast school under the pretence of holding a seminar about organic vegetables.

But what Miami State School students got was something very different.

The anti vaxxers instead screened a film about their unfounded beliefs that there is a link between autism and childhood vaccinations.

Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is demanding answers as to how the documentary came to be shown at the school on Tuesday night after organisers told school officials they were running a seminar on organic vegetables…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/how-antivaxxers-allegedly-scammed-their-way-into-running-a-seminar-at-a-gold-coast-school/news-story/6700ae684c4837708974ee8c6887e0da

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