We have received several critical emails, none related to the facts, some filled with lies and half truths. Let’s set the record straight.
More deaths from measles than from Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, most of them in children. So which disease is worse? Which should be addressed first?
Infectious diseases have been with humans from the very beginning, and they travel with humans to this day. What’s worse, our intelligence allows us to spread these diseases farther and faster than ever before.
Celebrities like Presidents and actors can have a lot of influence on what vaccine message gets out to the public, and what actions the public takes on vaccination.
The number of measles cases in the United States is the highest it has been in a lifetime, and there are no signs that it is slowing down.