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Erik Wemple
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Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 10/10/2011

People react to bad information on vaccines, Bachmann

Why was it such a big deal when Michele Bachmann went on TV to claim that the HPV vaccine induced mental retardation in a child and that it could have “dangerous consequences”?

Because people believe the misinformation that’s transmitted about vaccines. And then they make bad decisions with actual dangerous consequences.

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