Why New York’s Rockland County is ground zero for one of the worst US measles outbreaks in 20 years

//Why New York’s Rockland County is ground zero for one of the worst US measles outbreaks in 20 years

Why New York’s Rockland County is ground zero for one of the worst US measles outbreaks in 20 years

Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, the health commissioner of an outlying New York suburban county, is feeling “overwhelmed”.Since October she has been waging an uphill fight to quell one of the worst US measles outbreaks in 20 years.Among her daily battles: having to constantly repeat that the vaccine does not cause other diseases, that it does not lead to autism, and that the practice of using fetal tissue to produce the vaccine ended decades ago.Pushing back against such “junk science” absorbs a…

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