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‘Poisoning children’: Jim Carrey’s vaccination rant

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Jim Carrey has responded to a new bill requiring all Californian children to be vaccinated from 2016 with a furious Twitter tirade.

The actor shared his thoughts on the bill with his 14 million followers on Wednesday, accusing Californian Governor Jerry Brown of poisoning children.

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“California Gov says yes to poisoning more children with mercury and aluminum in manditory vaccines. This corporate fascist must be stopped,” Carrey tweeted.

“I am not anti-vaccine. I am anti-thimerosal, anti-mercury. They have taken some of the mercury laden thimerosal out of vaccines. NOT ALL!”

The 53-year-old, who has a 27-year-old daughter, is referring to thimerosal, a preservative containing mercury which has been found in some vaccines in the past.

There is no research suggesting thimerosal in vaccines has a harmful effect when injected.

Carrey also accused the Centers for Disease Control of being “corrupt”.

“The CDC can’t solve a problem they helped start. It’s too risky to admit they have been wrong about mercury/thimerasol. They are corrupt,” he tweeted.

The actor reiterated that he was “pro-vaccine” but “anti-neurotoxin” before ending his rant.

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