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Trump names vaccine skeptic to chair a commission on vaccine safety

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We are just guessing here, but with an established record like vaccine skeptic Robert Kennedy's, we predict he will find vaccines unsafe?

Trump names vaccine skeptic to chair a commission on vaccine safety
Trump names vaccine skeptic to chair a commission on vaccine safety

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So far the Trump transition has been disastrous for the sciences. 

Trump names vaccine skeptic to chair a commission on vaccine safety

Along with fellow presidential contender in this election like Gary Johnson and Jill Stein, Donald Trump has  supported fringe theories about vaccines. Kennedy has said a preservative used in vaccines is linked to autism. 

Trump names vaccine skeptic to chair a commission on vaccine safety

This is not supported by the science.

Trump names vaccine skeptic to chair a commission on vaccine safety

At the same time RFK Jr has said he wants to jail people who have bad beliefs about science.

Trump names vaccine skeptic to chair a commission on vaccine safety

Kennedy made the remarks Alan Cole is referring to in a 2014 interview at a climate march in New York:

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