Model lists at-risk counties Source: Where Will Measles Next Land in the U.S.? | Medpage Today
A Texas state legislator accused a vaccine scientist of “sorcery” after Peter Hotez, professor and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, expressed concern about the rise in the number of Texas parents opting not to have their children vaccinated. Source: Texas legislator accuses vaccine scientist of ‘sorcery’
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A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated. Source: Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery'
A new study ranks the US counties at highest risk of a measles outbreak, with the areas surrounding Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami topping the list. Source: Study ranks places at highest risk for measles in US | | fox5vegas.com
It started with a report noting that Texas saw a 14 percent rise in parents opting out of their children’s vaccinations. Source: Jonathan Stickland attacks vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, accusing him of 'sorcery' - The Washington Post
Texas state Rep. Jonathan Stickland called vaccines "sorcery" in a social media post criticizing vaccine expert Peter Hotez. Source: Anti-vaxx Texas lawmaker Jonathan Stickland calls vaccines 'sorcery'