Anti-vax and vaccine hesitant communities have launched powerful narrative appeals to counter scientific fact—and it doesn't take much for them to put us all at risk.
The anti-vaccine lobby has only grown more powerful as measles spreads across the U.S. Unless congressional action is taken, other vaccine-preventable diseases are likely to rise.
Anti-vax parents are undermining the public good, hurting other people and also costing the economy millions of dollars.
A rise in instances of measles outbreaks has been associated with the so-called "anti-vax" movement.
Iowa's Senate approved a bill that would allow vaccination exemptions for philosophical beliefs.
Sears is an outspoken critic of mandatory vaccinations.
Researchers found that whether or not a person believes in conspiracy theories could account for up to a quarter of their attitude toward vaccines.
James Horne, the child's father, had the shots administered on Monday, when he had custody.
The infants missed out on the first dose of a combined vaccine against three possibly fatal diseases.
An outbreak of measles is spreading across Italy and other parts of Europe.
The actor says he's not anti-vaccination but that he sees the film as an "opportunity for a conversation around the issue."
"Herd immunity" still isn't statistically achievable in small pockets of the country, according to a new report from the CDC.