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Twitter's New Vaccine Feature Won't Stop Anti-Vaxxers

Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough?
Shayla Love
5.15.19
healthcare

Can You Get Measles if You Were Vaccinated?

A guide to the measles outbreak for people who think they were vaccinated—or aren't really sure.
Shayla Love
5.1.19
vaccines

Anti-Vaxxers Are Paying Doctors for 'Fake' Vaccine Exemptions in California

California law bars parents from citing personal or religious beliefs to keep from vaccinating their children. Now parents are turning to doctors who write medical exemptions liberally and sometimes for cash.
Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News
4.3.19
vaccines

Measles Hits Especially Hard Within New York’s Orthodox Jewish Community

There are more measles cases in New York right now than in the widely publicized outbreak in Washington state.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
3.8.19
vaccines

Penn State Won't Let Students Register for Classes Without Proof They've Been Vaccinated

The school had a mumps outbreak earlier this year.
Ed Cara
10.11.17
vaccines work

John Oliver Deploys Jesus Meme Against Anti-Vaxxers

He's truly had it with parents who want to skip or delay their kids' shots.
Amber Brenza
6.26.17
thanks anti-vaxxers

Minnesota Has More Measles Cases Than the Entire Country Did Last Year

It's the result of anti-vaccine activists targeting a Somali American community.
Susan Rinkunas
6.1.17
Fighting Words

Parents Who Don’t Vaccinate Their Kids Should Pay A ‘Sin Tax’

We’re comfortable with taxes on tobacco, alcohol, and, recently, marijuana. Why don’t we use one for refusing vaccines, too?
Vishal Khetpal
5.10.17
oh the shade

Doctors Say Tom Price Is an Embarrassment to Doctors

They had a field day with his comments on vaccines.
Susan Rinkunas
3.16.17
Donald Trump

How Trump Could Change America's Vaccine Policies

Trump met with notorious anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Tuesday, but what can he actually do?
Kaleigh Rogers
1.10.17
Donald Trump

Don’t Be Surprised by Arizona’s Measles Outbreak: Its Vaccination Rates Stink

It's currently home to the worst measles outbreak in the US this year.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.14.16
Robert de Niro

Following Outcry, Robert De Niro Yanks Anti-Vaxxing Film from Tribeca Festival

Andrew Wakefield's controversial film won't be shown in April.
Leif Johnson
3.27.16
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