387 cases reported as of March; last year saw 372 cases Source: US Health Officials: Measles Cases This Year Have Exceeded the 2018 Count
A Houston doctor says he’s standing up for science while in the pursuit of saving lives through the power of vaccines. Source: Dr. Peter Hotez on personal mission to prove vaccines don’t cause autism | abc13.com
A former vaccination skeptic is urging Canadian health officials to rethink their messaging around vaccine safety. Source: Unvaccinated: A former vaccination skeptic warns of online misinformation – National | Globalnews.ca
Anti-vaccine propaganda is wrong, but journalists also need to do a better job at covering outbreaks. Source: Measles outbreaks: What’s true, and what’s not?
“Vaccines are a public health issue,” Samantha Bee says on “Full Frontal,” blasting “anti-vaxxers” who take health advice from Jenny McCarthy and “800 memes on your cousin’s Facebook page.” Source: Samantha Bee mocks ‘anti-vax’ movement on ‘Full Frontal’: ‘Vaccines do not cause autism’ – oregonlive.com
In the spoof, Bee plays a Betty Cooper-style River Vixen, who finds out about vaccines from Archie, Veronica, and Josie (sadly not the real Riverdale actors, but close enough). Source: Samantha Bee Takes on Anti-Vaxxers in Riverdale Parody | The Mary Sue
Samantha Bee is taking on anti-vaxxers. Source: Samantha Bee takes anti-vaxxers to task in ‘Riverdale’ spoof – CNN