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Old 04 January 2014, 02:30 AM
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Icon02 CDC called Jenny McCarthy "a menace to public health"

Comment: I read that the CDC has labeled Jenny McCarthy a menace to public
health. Here's part of the article: "How many thousands and thousands of
children have developed childhood diseases because their idiot mothers saw
Jenny McCarthy on Oprah or some other show and refused to get them
vaccinated? We’ll never know. What IS known is the CDC literally called
McCarthy a menace to public health." I can't find any evidence that this
ever happened.
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Old 04 January 2014, 04:16 PM
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Comment: On the message board there is a Q about whether the CDC labeled
Jenny McCarthy a public menace. I have also seen that float around in a
recent e-mail (seeing that her son was found not to have autism as she
claimed). This is what I found with some online searching.

"A long article in the March 8th issue of Time magazine asks whether Jenny
McCarthy is an inspiration to parents of autistic children or a menace to
public health. The article describes her views on autism and those of her
critics -- and I agree with the critics." By Simeon Margolis, M.D., Ph.D.
Mar 17, 2010

Here is a link to the teaser but I do not have a subscription so I do not
know what the article itself says.

http://content.time.com/time/magazin...968100,00.html
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Context: "To McCarthy's opponents, from the public-health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the pediatricians of the American Academy of Pediatrics, this makes McCarthy much worse than a crank: she's a menace to public health."
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Old 07 January 2014, 12:40 PM
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Welcome to the boards! What's the source of your quote?
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Old 07 January 2014, 12:40 PM
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Isn't it from the article from Time, linked to above?
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Ah - got it! Thanks.
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