Support for anti-vax group waning

Stop the Australian Vaccination Network (SAVN) is a Facebook group with over 12,000 contributors spanning health and medical experts, researchers and the general public. It was formed in 2009 to challenge misinformation perpetuated by the Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network (AVN) through social media and it initiated complaints to government agencies, which have led to sanctions.

A study presented at the National Immunisation Conference in Melbourne this week found that since its formation the AVN has experienced a 70% fall in