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Science of bioinformatics counters anti-vaccine hoax

  • Arli Aditya Parikesit
    Arli Aditya Parikesit

    Heads the Bioinformatics Department at the Indonesia International Institute for Life Sciences

Jakarta | Wed, September 13, 2017 | 10:33 am
Science of bioinformatics counters anti-vaccine hoax Through gritted teeth: A schoolchild is given a vaccine by a worker from a community health center in Aceh. (JP/Hotli Simanjuntak)

PREMIUM An anti-vaccine movement has been overwhelming social media in our country. They are well organized and respond swiftly to any counterattack aimed at their campaign. What they are ignoring is a World Health Organization (WHO) publication, which states that vaccination greatly reduces diseases and economic impacts.

It is interesting that the anti-vaccine movement was first popularize...

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