Australian nurses who spread anti-vaccination messages face prosecution

Industry regulator cracks down on nurses and midwives who promote anti-vaccination via social media The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is urging members of the public to report nurses or midwives promoting anti-vaccination. Photograph: Voisin/Phanie/Getty Images/Canopy Nurses and midwives who ignore scientific evidence by promoting anti-vaccination to patients and the public are being cracked down on in a tough new position statement from their industry regulator. The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia released the vaccination standards in response to what it described as a small number of nurses and midwives promoting anti-vaccination via social media. “The board is…
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