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Teen Who Got Vaccinated Against Mom's Wishes Testifies Before Congress

Ethan Lindenberger made headlines last month for choosing to get vaccinated against his mother’s wishes. On Tuesday, the 18-year-old testified before the Senate health committee about his experience growing up in an anti-vaccine household and the dangers of misinformation. “I grew up understanding my mother’s beliefs that vaccines are dangerous, and she would speak openly about […]

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Teen Who Defied Anti-Vaxx Mom To Testify Before Congress About Vaccine Misinformation

An Ohio teenager who made headlines earlier this month for defying his mother’s anti-vaccine beliefs will testify about his experience before a congressional committee on Tuesday. Ethan Lindenberger, 18, tweeted that he’s looking forward to discussing the spread of vaccine misinformation at the Senate health committee’s coming hearing on preventable disease outbreaks. “I grew up […]

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Teen Who Defied Anti-Vaxx Mom Speaks Out: Vaccinations Are 'Good And Beneficial'

A teen whose Reddit post seeking answers on how to get vaccinated went viral explained why he defied his mother’s anti-vaccination beliefs, stating his decision wasn’t “out of spite” but based on science. Ethan Lindenberger, an 18-year-old high school senior in Ohio, said he began to fear for his health after reading scientific papers about […]