Doctors blocked from AVN's Facebook

The Australian Vaccination Network has begun blocking doctors from countering its dangerous medical advice on infectious diseases — even as it recommends using tea tree oil to prevent tetanus.

Dr Rachel Heap, an intensive care specialist in northern NSW, was banned from the network's Facebook page after she encouraged the page's 6000 followers to vaccinate their families against tetanus.

She was responding to advice on the page that claimed tetanus could be avoided by washing