A group Jewish nurses is disputing a handbook that health officials say is fueling a measles outbreak in the ultra-Orthodox community.
Laurie GarrettPeach — Parents Educating and Advocating for Children’s Health — wrote the bogus anti-vaccination document that turned Hasids against #measles vaccine.
Bless the 15 Orthodox Jewish Nurses’ Vaccine Task Force, which is writing a point-by-point refutation.
Access to life-saving vaccines is still a problem for millions around the world, while others endanger public health by refusing available, safe and effective vaccines. Yet some outbreaks increasingly occur in highly vaccinated populations,...
Laurie GarrettThe big #vaccine problem is refusal to get immunized.
BUT....some #vaccines are waning in efficacy. Why? And what should be done about it?
Police in Peshawar have detained a key suspect as parents rushed 25,000 children to hospitals
Laurie GarrettAnti-vax Pakistani teacher Nazar Muhammad trained students to fake seizures & blackouts when given #polio #vaccine drops, then posted vids online. By the time it was over 25,000 kids were in hospitals, publ hlth clinics were trashed & riots broke out.
‘We have not taken to the streets for you to take selfies with us, and tell us that you really admire what we do.’
Here’s my full speech from the British Parliament.
Laurie GarrettThe @FT went inside Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in TX, sat in Quest for Authentic Manhood classes & met the "#Trump base."
Like 3/4 of US Megachurches, Lakewood follows the "prosperity gospel."
“Anyone who tells you to deny yourself is Satan.”
A new malaria strategy from the Gates Foundation highlights the need for new approaches and perseverance in the long battle to eradicate the disease, which continues to kill hundreds of thousands of children ever year.
Can’t believe it’s been 49 yers since I covered my first science story: Earth Day, April 22, 1970. The year was 1969. I was a college radio reporter at WBFO at SUNY Buffalo. Long story, short: As an unhappy engineering student, I joined the campus...
We should stop dismissing scientific evidence and endangering the lives of our children.
Laurie GarrettMoshe Friedman
"My Fellow Hasidic Jews Are Making a Terrible Mistake About Vaccinations
We should stop dismissing scientific evidence and endangering the lives of our children."