Australian Media – Wakefield’s MMR Claims And Wales Epidemic

Lateline -Australian Broadcasting Corporation – Reporter: Mary Gearin

An epidemic of measles in Wales has been blamed on an anti-vaccination campaign a decade ago which scared parents away from the combined measles and whopping cough vaccination called MMR.

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Kylie Sturgess is a former Philosophy teacher, media and psychology student, blogger at Patheos and podcaster at Token Skeptic. She has conducted over a hundred interviews including artists, scientists, politicians and activists, worldwide. She regularly presents a news and current affairs show on RTRFM's The Mag (tune in on Tuesdays!).
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