Homeopathic mum ordered to vaccinate child

A court has ordered that an eight-year-old girl receive all her childhood immunisations, after her mother, who supported homeopathy, tried to prevent it from happening.

In a judgment released this week, the Family Court of Australia refused to grant the Victoria mother an injunction against her former husband — the girl’s father — that would have prevented him taking their daughter to a doctor for vaccination.

The mother was opposed to conventional vaccination and had followed a homeopathic vaccination regime for her daughter, even after the girl contracted whooping