The age-old struggle against the antivaccinationists.

@article{Poland2011TheAS,
  title={The age-old struggle against the antivaccinationists.},
  author={Gregory A. Poland and Robert M. Jacobson},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={364 2},
  pages={
          97-9
        }
}
Today, the most recent in a long line of antivaccinationists are using modern media to sway public opinion and distract attention from scientific evidence. But there are steps we can take to avert the ill effects of these campaigns. 

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