A sickening book that celebrates the joy of measles – yes, the potentially fatal and brain damaging disease – was dumped by Australia’s biggest online bookstore last week.

I always wanted a rashie! Pic: Supplied

That’s the good news. The bad news is that more parents are falling for the sort of twisted fearmongering that this dangerously ridiculous book uses.

The children’s picture book, Melanie’s Marvelous Measles, is just another tendril of the insidious anti-vaccination movement, a movement that should be crippled by removing parents’ ability to be ‘conscientious objectors’ to immunisation.

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  • Nathan says:

    06:55pm | 15/01/13

    If you choose not to vaccinate then you do not get family benefits. No exemptions. If your children are not vaccinated then they are not to be aloud into daycare or schools, no exceptions. The protection of everyone else should be the priority, not some morons who are just putting… Read more »

  • Seano says:

    06:35pm | 15/01/13

    Unreferenced lunacy masquerading as scientific fact. Read more »


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