Measles Madness

The “measles outbreak” at Disneyland in December 15th-20th, 2014 has unfortunately been used as a political opportunistic football to pursue political and pharmaceutical, economic goals based on creating a climate of fear, intimidation, and misinformation. The recent historical and epidemiological reality, that I will review, raises serious questions about the effectiveness of the measles vaccine; the theoretical belief of herd immunity; and the fantasy of 100% protection from measles. In the case of Disneyland, as in other situations around the world, the 90-94% vaccination rate needed, according to the theory of “herd immunity”, was far exceeded. This blog is an […]

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