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2020 presidential contender Marianne Williamson called vaccine mandates “draconian,” and no different than the abortion debates

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson said during an event in New Hampshire that vaccination mandates are "draconian" and "Orwelian."
The duo lobbied this week.

Jessica Biel says she’s ‘not against vaccinations’ after lobbying with anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Jessica Beil says she is "not against vaccinations" after lobbying with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in California.
Doctor giving a vaccine to a patient

The anti-vaxx movement is fueling the measles epidemic by deliberately targeting communities most affected by the disease

Hundreds of people, mostly ultra-Othodox Jews, gathered at a rally in New York last week to listen as speakers ticked off false claims about vaccines.
"Archbishop" Jim Humble showed YouTube users how to mix a bleach solution that he calls Miracle Mineral Solution.

A self-styled archbishop’s conspiracy theory claiming that drinking bleach is a cure for autism was seen by millions on YouTube, and blamed for ...

YouTube has played host to hundreds of videos where devotees of 'Miracle Mineral Solution' — actually a type of bleach — claim it has healing powers.
The measles virus.

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise

Germany and New York recently introduced bills to fine people who fail to vaccinate. But policies that let people forgo vaccinations may be on the rise.
Actress Jenny McCarthy speaks at a rally calling for healthier vaccines June 4, 2008 in Washington, DC. Many at the rally are concerned about the connection between heavy metals in vaccines and autism.

How former ‘The View’ host Jenny McCarthy became the face of the anti-vaxx movement

Jenny McCarthy is one of the most well-known voices of the anti-vaxx movement, which uses false claims and junk science to argue against vaccines.
Gaps in vaccine coverage have led to a spike in global measles cases, a new report says.

A man dubbed ‘Patient Zero’ spread measles from New York to Michigan’s Oakland County

Michigan's measles outbreak has been linked to the outbreak in New York City, due to a man who unknowingly traveled to Oakland County and had the disease.

New York City declared a public health crisis after 285 measles cases were reported in Brooklyn

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency after a measles outbreak in a Brooklyn neighborhood with a big Orthodox Jewish population.
Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reacts as he speaks at the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France.

Facebook plans to tackle anti-vaccine misinformation by rejecting false ads and de-ranking harmful pages

Facebook is taking steps to address a flood of anti-vaccine misinformation on its platform.
Man Made Epidemic, an anti-vaccine movie, is listed as Amazon's Choice.

It looks like Amazon stopped promoting an anti-vaccine movie as ‘Amazon’s Choice’

Amazon pulled anti-vax films from Prime Video after Rep. Adam Schiff expressed concerns about this. It removed the "Amazon's Choice" label from one.