anti-vax

adjective
an·​ti-vax | \ ˌan-tē-ˈvaks, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce anti-vax (audio) \

Definition of anti-vax

: anti-vaccination Aggressive anti-vax campaigns claiming that vaccines are unsafe and can lead to autism—a theory long disproven—drive much of the vaccine hesitancy worldwide.— Lily Hyde

First Known Use of anti-vax

1996, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-vax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-vax. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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