1 in 10 doctors would turn away anti-vaxxers: poll

GPs may be more likely to refuse to become an anti-vaccination family's doctor, due to concerns their advice would be ignored, than the profession would like to think, an Australian Doctor survey suggests.

The online snapshot poll, which was answered by more than 400 responders, asked: “Is it ethical to shun anti-vaxxers?”

Almost 10% of respondents said that, “As a GP I cannot take responsibility for anti-vaccine 'ideologues' who ignore my advice and put their children at risk. I would ask them to find another