Searching for a Vaccine Against Mistrust

Outbreaks of once-controlled diseases such as measles are rising around the world. This article takes a look at the misinformation behind the growing anti-vaccination movement and how anti-vaccination activists have used the internet and social media to successfully raise doubts about vaccination safety.

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