Yes, Jenny McCarthy Is Anti-Vaccine

Here is the proof. I am sure that there is more proof out there, but this ought to suffice. Can we debate something genuinely controversial now, like whether water is wet, fire is hot, ice is cold, night is dark and day is light? Because that might serve as a more valuable use of our time.

Dear Anti-Vaccination Fanatics

Don't ever forget that you are responsible for stories like this one: Measles, a highly contagious and dangerous virus, was thought to have been eradicated from the U.S. with vaccines -- but in recent years outbreaks have been occurring at an alarming rate. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reports there was an average of 83 measles …

The Anti-Vaccination Crowd Is a Threat to Public Health

Julia Ioffe has whooping cough, and she knows precisely whom to blame for it:Pertussis, named after the elegantly latinate bacterium Bordetella pertussis, starts the way of any cold or mild flu. Then, a week or two later, the coughing starts. That’s because B.pertussis glom onto and paralyze the cilia, the lash-like filaments in your airways that clear it out of mucus, the stuff …

Remember When We Thought We Had Functionally Eradicated Measles and Mumps?

Boy, those were the good old days: Deadly diseases, once nearly wiped out, are making a frightening comeback in Maryland and across the country. Now — a warning that parents who don’t vaccinate their children are putting others at risk. [. . .] Measles, mumps, whooping cough — all deadly diseases. Until recently — virtually …