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Anti-vaccine parents use Halloween candy as propaganda outlet

Anti-vaccine parents use Halloween candy as propaganda outlet

You'd think Halloween would be one night where families could put their political differences aside and promote childhood diabetes. Unfortunately, for some anti-vaccination parents, the holiday has become a time to spread propaganda messages.

While some people believe that vaccines cause autism in children, scientists have not found a link between the two. But the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC), which encourages parents not to vaccinate their children, wants anti-vaccine parents to put stickers on their Halloween candy advertising vaccines' "risks."

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The labels ask parents to "know the risk" of vaccination, encouraging them to visit the NVIC's website. There's no information, however, about the risk of ruining Halloween.