California’s Disneyland measles outbreak — the largest in the state in more than two decades — is officially over, the state Public Health Department said Friday.  In a telephone media briefing Friday, state public health authorities said that while the measles outbreak may be over, the threat of more surges in infectious diseases remains, especially with large pockets of under-vaccinated children and adults throughout California.  State epidemiologists declared the measles outbreak over…

California’s Disneyland measles outbreak — the largest in the state in more than two decades — is officially over, the state Public Health Department said Friday. In a telephone media briefing Friday, state public health authorities said that while the measles outbreak may be over, the threat of more surges in infectious diseases remains, especially with large pockets of under-vaccinated children and adults throughout California. State epidemiologists declared the measles outbreak over…

2014 saw the most new measles cases in nearly a quarter century.

The devastating impact of vaccine deniers, in one measles chart

While some false beliefs, such as astrology, are fairly harmless, parents who believe falsely that vaccination is dangerous or unnecessary for children present a real public health hazard. That's why researchers, publishing in Pediatrics, decided to test four different pro-vaccination messages on a group of parents with children under 18,...

According to a New Study, Nothing Can Change an Anti-Vaxxer’s Mind

While some false beliefs, such as astrology, are fairly harmless, parents who believe falsely that vaccination is dangerous or unnecessary for children present a real public health hazard. That's why researchers, publishing in Pediatrics, decided to test four different pro-vaccination messages on a group of parents with children under 18,...

Dr Jonas Salk's 100th birthday

Jonas Salk 100th Birthday: Google Doodle celebrates the anniversary of scientist who developed polio vaccine

This is part three in a three-part series. Here are parts one and two. At last we arrive at the final installment in common myths about parents who don’t vaccinate (here are the first and second installments). The first post in this series focused on the tendency to think of all [...]

15 Myths About Anti-Vaxxers, Debunked - Part 3

This is part three in a three-part series. Here are parts one and two. At last we arrive at the final installment in common myths about parents who don’t vaccinate (here are the first and second installments). The first post in this series focused on the tendency to think of all [...]

These pioneers in breakthrough research (and, in one case, manufacturing) are “fascinating, mythic guys,” says Gates.

These pioneers in breakthrough research (and, in one case, manufacturing) are “fascinating, mythic guys,” says Gates.

Most vaccine-related posts on Pinterest are anti-vaccine, reveals research | EurekAlert! Science News

Most vaccine-related posts on Pinterest are anti-vaccine, reveals research | EurekAlert! Science News

Steve Silberman Explores the Forgotten History of Autism: Forum | KQED Public Media for Northern CA

Steve Silberman Explores the Forgotten History of Autism: Forum | KQED Public Media for Northern CA

As more parents refuse vaccines, more doctors cut ties with families | 89.3 KPCC

As more parents refuse vaccines, more doctors cut ties with families | 89.3 KPCC

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