Register for an account


Enter your name and email address below.

Your email address is used to log in and will not be shared or sold. Read our privacy policy.


Website access code

Enter your access code into the form field below.

If you are a Zinio, Nook, Kindle, Apple, or Google Play subscriber, you can enter your website access code to gain subscriber access. Your website access code is located in the upper right corner of the Table of Contents page of your digital edition.

The Sciences

While people sicken, CBS reporter spreads antivax propaganda


Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news


Short and sweet: Why is it that when... a) 30 people in Virginia have been diagnosed with pertussis (whooping cough) -- enough to cause classes to be canceled at a local school -- and b) 14 cases have popped up in Minnesota -- cases which can apparently be traced almost directly to the dangerous antivax movement -- ... does CBS allow a ridiculous antivax screed by reporter Sharyl Attkisson ever to see the light of day? Get vaccination FACTS at Immunize for Good.

Tip o' the syringe to balister. Pertussis image from Microbiology2009.

Related posts: - Indexed takes on antivaxxers - BREAKING: BMJ calls Andrew Wakefield a fraud - More on Wakefield's descent: money, money, money - The Autism Science Foundation

2 Free Articles Left

Want it all? Get unlimited access when you subscribe.


Already a subscriber? Register or Log In

Want unlimited access?

Subscribe today and save 70%


Already a subscriber? Register or Log In