Measles is back in the headlines in part to epidemics in Washington and New York… 56 years after development of the vaccine. With case numbers surging 50% worldwide in 2018 from 2017, the World Health Organization has added “vaccine hesitancy” and misinformation as top health threats.
The April 2009 Socionomist said,
“The popularity of the anti-vaccination movement in the U.S. and Europe is another indication of social confidence about the state of human health. Complacency about disease may be the ultimate expression of overconfidence.”
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