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Clueless star Alicia Silverstone hosted a meeting for her anti-vaccination ‘Kind Life’ supporters in Sydney. It was a flop.

It has been reported that only eight people attended the meeting with the actor on Sunday at waterfront Steyne Park in Double Bay, in Sydney.

Daily Mail reports an email invitation had been sent to Australians who follow her The Kind Life blog – where she writes that ‘vaccines given to pregnant women could be correlated with autism’, that meat and dairy are toxic to pregnant women, and that sunscreen and toothpaste contain harmful ingredients.

She is holidaying in Australia with her musician husband Chris Jarecki and their five-year-old son Bear Blu.

Alicia also asked if anyone could recommend a babysitter while she was down under.

“If you are a local Sydney kind lifer and happen to babysit or have children and know a great babysitter, leave a comment below as that would come in handy for a couple of occasions!”

Her argument has been refuted

Government departments and bodies have repeatedly refuted claims vaccinations are unsafe or correlate with autism.

‘These theories have been extensively investigated and dismissed,’ Better Health Victoria describes.

‘Serious immunisation reactions are exceptionally rare … It is important for parents to understand that the risk of complications from childhood diseases such as measles is much higher than the risk of reactions after immunisation.’

Catherine Hughes, who launched the pro-vax #babybumpjab campaign after losing her one-month-old son Riley to whooping cough last year, said the risk of not vaccinating was too high, reports Daily Telegraph.

“I really urge women, in particular pregnant women, to chat to their health care provider, and really not pay too much attention to what a celebrity says because they have no credentials in that area,” she said.

“We launched the campaign to raise the awareness of the importance of vaccination in pregnancy, for a long time we thought vaccination began in childhood as a baby, but it actually begins in pregnancy.”

No jab, no pay success

ABC news reports, The Federal Government is heralding its “no jab, no pay” policy as having led to an extra 5,700 children being vaccinated since its implementation at the start of the year.

Since the policy was introduced in January, the immunisation rate for one and five-year-olds has now reached 93 per cent, up from around 90 per cent when the plan passed Federal Parliament.

5,738 children whose parents had previously been listed as vaccination objectors had now been immunised, and more than 148,000 children who previously had not been up to date with their vaccinations had also been immunised again.

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  • She might have the right to voice her opinions, but I don’t agree with her at all and wouldn’t go to listen to her either.

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  • I don’t think I like the tone of this article much. It says “Clueless” star in the headline, that her meeting was a flop and her ideas are kind of ridiculed. Really ? Where is the respect for other peoples opinions ?

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  • no i really can’t get on board with that. lol only 8 people hey? so no-one was turning up just to get a look at a celeb? wow i’m impressed

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  • Good on her for sticking with what she believes in. Vaccines have so many harmful ingredients, removing centerline payments won’t sway me to be jabbing my children. If we can allow mums to make a choice on breastfeeding or bottle feeding, they should be allowed to make a medical decision such as vaccinating as well without fear of ending up in an article like this…

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  • celebrities need to realise they are not doctors or have scientific proof to go making statements about issues that can affect people very seriously.i’m glad hardly anyone showed up,she is the mother of her child not others don’t place risk on other peoples lives when you have no proof.

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  • I want to see her credentials then id like to see her undeniable researched beyond a reasonable doubt that vaccines cause more harm than good. Oh, thats right she is not a medical professional nor a scientist and she is just inflaming anti-vaxxers to cause harm to those around them instead of keeping her unhealthy opinion to herself. I don’t care if she’s famous she has no right to influence people to cause harm.

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  • I’m glad it flopped.I dont agree with her opinion

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  • I also believe that if you know you are going to a country that has diseases you should be vaccinated before leaving Aust. or be quarantined and tested to ensure you aren’t carrying the disease at all.

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  • Sadly, Alicia has made a lot of ridiculous statements.

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  • I simply don’t agree with what she says. I feel very sorry for her son that has not been vaccinated.

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  • When will anti-vaxxers realise they are putting not only their children, but also the community in danger. Also, advertising for a stranger to look after your child is risky. Surely she has enough money to pay for a trusted friend or baby sitter to travel with her and her family.

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  • I am so relieved to read that hardly anyone turned up to this anti vaxx meeting. Shows me that the majority of people are pro vaccinations. She’s a celebrity and still couldn’t raise a crowd. Scarey that she was also advertising for strangers to babysit her 5yo too. Strange woman indeed

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