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Monday, August 5, 2019


In The Politics of Autism, I look at the discredited notion that vaccines cause autism.  TwitterFacebook, and other social media platforms have helped spread this dangerous myth. From CDC:
From January 1 to August 1, 2019, 1,172 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 30 states. This is an increase of 8 cases from the previous week. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000.