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Noni MacDonald is a Professor at Dalhousie University

Shawn Harmon is a Policy Analyst at Dalhousie University

 

that saw the arbitrator side with a mother who did not wish to vaccinate her two children is concerning. Their father, who shares custody of the children, wanted the children to be vaccinated. Arbitrator Herschel Fogelman appears to have given insufficient weight to the compelling evidence presented by the father and too much weight to questionable evidence presented by the mother and an expert witness whose expertise has been called into question. ...continue reading

Interview with , Professor of Pediatrics at Dalhousie University with a clinical appointment in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Recent evidence from Ontario suggests that vaccine hesitancy and refusal may be on the rise. In a (subscription required), Dr. MacDonald and colleague discuss the importance of immunization surveillance and tailored interventions to address vaccine hesitancy. ...continue reading