Triple vaccine fears mask media efforts at balance

  title={Triple vaccine fears mask media efforts at balance},
  author={Bernard Dixon},
  journal={Current Biology},
“It’s all a result of scaremongering by the media,” said a general practitioner, speaking on a British breakfast TV station on 8 February. She was referring to public concern in Britain over the alleged risks of MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine. This has meant that uptake of the vaccine has declined steeply in some parts of the country, leading to significant increases in the numbers of children developing measles in London and elsewhere. As a GP constantly trying but failing to reassure… CONTINUE READING