The Great Debate

The keepers of truth: Seth Mnookin on fear and the vaccine wars

By Reuters Staff
January 18, 2011

Whooping cough. Measles. These diseases, once thought almost gone, are creeping back into schools and hospitals around the country. The reason? Parents are refusing to have their children vaccinated, because they’re afraid that the shots can cause autism.

Extending vaccines to the worlds poorest

October 31, 2009

Joe-Cerrell-410.jpg–Joe Cerrell is director of Global Health Policy and Advocacy at the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation. He oversees the foundation’s global health communications, public policy, and international finance. The views expressed are his own. –