In a classic case of the ABC neglecting to take their own advice, their “Immunisation Fact Files” website offers readers the following;
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The last paragraph says the following; “The internet has become a popular source for those seeking further information on vaccination. But be warned, studies have shown that when you type immunisation into a search engine, you will get a disproportionate number of sites that carry an anti-immunisation message.”
Following on from this, they provide links to the
- Australian Childhood Immunisation Register
- The Australian Vaccination Network
- National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance
- Immunise Australia Program
The Australian Vaccination Network? Isn’t this precisely what they warned us about in the previous paragraph?
We wrote to the ABC to point this out to them and they have advised us they will remove the link. We await their actions.
Tip o’the hat to Bastard Sheep