Back in 2000, measles was considered to be “eliminated” in the United States. But today—thanks largely to the efforts of anti-vaccination campaigns (for your health!)—the highly contagious disease is popping up all over the place. Oh, cool! Nothing like resurrecting a killer of children in the name of protecting children!
— Read on jezebel.com/theres-a-major-measles-outbreak-in-nyc-thanks-to-anti-1543991945
How is this still a thing? If the anti-vaxxers argued civil liberties I might be able to sympathize. But they’re fighting both science and math where both have strong data. When it comes to disease spread, we have even more data.
There is far too much emotion in this fight on the anti-vaxxer side and poor communicators on the science side. The science and math folks are correct.