We bring you up to date with a couple of previous news items we blogged about last year, and we present you with an undercover investigation by CBC-Radio Canada about the anti-vaccine movement.
Two parents in Toronto, Canada, are fighting over whether to protect their children from vaccine-preventable diseases.
Violence against vaccine campaign workers has very serious consequences. This violence has been on the increase recently, fueled by social media and the mass spread of antivaccine lies and misinformation.
There are more deaths each year from measles than from air traffic accidents and other calamities, so why do we ignore measles as a danger that needs to be dealt with?
Samoa is experiencing a rather large epidemic of measles brought on by vaccine hesitancy from parents after a mishap with the MMR vaccine last year in which two nurses “pleaded guilty to negligence causing manslaughter.”