Vaccine News Roundup - February 1, 2019

February 1, 2019 Rene F. Najera

“How Facebook and YouTube help spread anti-vaxxer propaganda” (The Guardian) [https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/feb/01/facebook-youtube-anti-vaccination-misinformation-social-media]

“Measles: Why it’s so deadly, and why vaccination is so vital” (The Conversation) [https://theconversation.com/measles-why-its-so-deadly-and-why-vaccination-is-so-vital-110779]

“As measles outbreak grows, international travel and vaccination gaps fingered as the culprits” (WAFB, via CNN) [http://www.wafb.com/2019/02/01/measles-outbreak-grows-international-travel-vaccination-gaps-fingered-culprits/]

“US Researchers Look for Long-Lasting Ebola Vaccine” (Voice of America) [https://www.voanews.com/a/us-researchers-look-for-long-lasting-ebola-vaccine/4768623.html]

“OPINION: Today's skepticism of vaccines could be as big of a health threat as HIV” (USA Today) [https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/02/01/washington-state-measles-vaccine-hesitancy-disease-threat-who-column/2715098002/]

“Proposed bills will allow religious exemption to vaccination, require vaccine info disclosures” (Fox 10 Phoenix) [http://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/arizona-news/proposed-bills-will-allow-religious-exemption-to-vaccination-require-vaccine-info-disclosures]

“Sen. Blumenthal pushes for universal flu vaccine” (WTNH, Connecticut) [https://www.wtnh.com/news/health/sen-blumenthal-pushes-for-universal-flu-vaccine/1744881018]

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